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Indian transwoman to run for office after landmark Supreme Court ruling

Indian transgender stands for office after landmark ruling (via AFP) With a tight budget and a humble autorickshaw, a pioneering Indian transgender is campaigning in her southern hometown for a seat in parliament, just days after the country’s highest court recognised “third gender” people. Describing the Supreme Court…  …

New York nuclear plant’s future shaky as fears grow

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New worries about a New York nuclear plant’s vulnerability to earthquakes could hand the state’s governor an opportunity to try to close the plant, but New York City’s huge power needs could stall any such moves. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has long been a…