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US transgender woman wins Democratic nod for governor in Vermont

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US transgender woman wins Democratic nod for governor in Vermont

Christine Hallquist won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in the US state of Vermont on Tuesday, moving a step closer to becoming the nation’s first transgender governor, US media reported. “HISTORY MADE! @christineforvt just became the first trans/non-binary gubernatorial candidate from a major political party in American history!” tweeted the Victory Fund, an organization that supports LGBTQ candidates. Hallquist transitioned while heading the Vermont Electricity Coop, several years before launching her gubernatorial bid.

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Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

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Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said Turkey would boycott US electronic goods in retaliation for punitive sanctions by Washington against Ankara over the detention of an American pastor. “We will boycott US electronic goods,” Erdogan said in a televised speech, raising the stakes in a spat that has seen the Turkish lira plunge to record lows. “If (the United States) have the iPhone, there’s Samsung on the other side,” he said, referring to US giant Apple’s iconic phone and the top South Korean brand.

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Hundreds of 'sea potatoes' have washed up on a beach in Cornwall

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Yes, you read that correctly. Sea potatoes are a real thing, and they have washed up by the hundreds on Penzance beach in Cornwall, UK, over the last few days. SEE ALSO: New dolphin-whale hybrid sea creature is the spawn of an unholy union According to the BBC, the beach at Wherrytown in Penzance was covered in small, mysterious orb-shaped creatures from the sea. A local resident, Rosie Hendricks, told the BBC she saw “odd-looking” creatures on the beach while out with her family. “I wasn’t sure what they were,” Hendricks said. I saw the sea potatoes …read more

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