Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs law banning transgender students in school sports

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill Monday banning transgender athletes from playing on public school sports teams that align with their gender identities.The bill, which cleared the Legislature this month and affects elementary school to university athletics, will take effect in January.Abbott did not immediately comment on the ban. Rep. Valoree Swanson, a lead…

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Facebook yanks Bolsonaro video claiming vaccines cause AIDS

RIO DE JANEIRO — Facebook and Instagram have removed from their platforms a live broadcast that Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro delivered in which he said people in the U.K. who have received two coronavirus vaccine doses are developing AIDS faster than expected.Facebook’s press office confirmed in an emailed statement to The Associated Press that the…

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Neil Cavuto begs Fox News viewers to get Covid vaccinations

Veteran Fox News personality Neil Cavuto, in his first television interview since disclosing his Covid-19 diagnosis, begged viewers Sunday to “toss the political speaking points” and get vaccinated.The host of “Your World with Neil Cavuto” appeared on the network’s “MediaBuzz” with Howard Kurtz and minced no words in asking anyone within earshot to get inoculated…

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AP source: Manchin agreeable to wealth tax for Biden plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin appears to be on board with White House proposals for new taxes on billionaires and certain corporations to help pay for President Joe Biden’s scaled-back social services and climate change package.Biden huddled with the conservative West Virginia Democrat and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at the president’s…

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