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First openly transgender recruit signs up to join US military

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 11:41am
The Pentagon confirmed Monday that the first transgender person has signed a contract to join the US military, a development made possible after a federal judge ruled that the military must accept transgender recruits. The ruling came after President Donald Trump announced his desire to prevent transgender people from serving in a July tweet.
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First transgender recruit signs up to join US military

CNN Politics - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 11:41am
The Pentagon confirmed Monday that the first transgender person has signed a contract to join the US military, a development made possible after a federal judge ruled that the military must accept transgender recruits. The ruling came after President Donald Trump announced his desire to prevent transgender people from serving in a July tweet.
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Wichita State and Kansas each jump two spots in latest AP poll

KSN - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 11:25am

Virginia has firmed up its No. 1 ranking in the Associated Press Top 25, No. 3 Xavier has the program’s highest ranking and Villanova dropped to No. 4 after losing to Creighton.

Virginia received 48 first-place votes from a media panel in the poll released Monday, up six votes from last week. The Cavaliers are No. 1 for the third straight week after clinching the ACC title with a pair of victories last week.

No. 2 Michigan State received the other 17 first-place votes and Xavier moved up a spot after beating Georgetown in its only game last week. Villanova and Duke round out the top five.

The Wildcats dropped just one spot after losing in overtime to unranked Creighton.

Wichita State was No. 13 and jumped two spots to No. 11 following a win over SMU. Kansas was previously ranked No. 8 and jumped to No. 6 following the win at Texas Tech.  Kansas set an NCAA record with its 14th straight regular-season conference championship.

RANK TEAM PV RANK 1 Virginia (48) 1 2 Michigan State(17) 2 3 Xavier 4 4 Villanova 3 5 Duke 5 6 Kansas 8 7 Gonzaga 6 8 Purdue 9 9 North Carolina 10 10 Cincinnati 11 11 Wichita State 13 12 Texas Tech 6 13 Ohio State 16 14 Auburn 12 15 Michigan 17 16 Tennessee 19 17 Rhode Island 18 18 Clemson 15 19 Arizona 14 20 West Virginia 21 21 Nevada 20 22 Saint Mary’s (Cal) 22 23 Kentucky – 24 Middle Tennessee 24 25 Houston 23

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