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Trump Thrills NRA Members With Surprise Decision to Sign Order Removing US From Global Gun Regulations Treaty

A theatrical President Donald Trump thrilled attendees at Friday’s annual NRA convention by delivering a surprise announcement. Trump pulled out a pen and signed an order effectively removing the United States from a global gun trade treaty. Despite a huge increase in mass shootings and global warfare, the crowd went wild. The United Nations treaty, advocated for by President Barack Obama toward the end of his term, regulates the sale and trade of conventional weapons, “from small arms to battle tanks, combat aircraft and warships.” The UN’s page on the...
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UN condemns forcing women athletes to limit testosterone amid intersex row

The United Nations (UN) top rights group has condemned moves to force female athletes to regulate testosterone The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) has said forcing women athletes to cut testosterone intake could breach international human rights rules. The rare intervention by the UN comes amid athlete Caster Semenya’s appeal hearing against the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) rules on testosterone suppression. The South African 800-meters Olympic champion has the intersex condition, hyperandrogenism, which causes higher testosterone levels, Reuters reports. Semenya is hoping to overturn IAAF regulations designed to...
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