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In a sudden reversal, the Oxford, Alabama, city council voted Wednesday to repeal a new ordinance that would have made it a misdemeanor for transgender people to use the bathroom corresponding with their gender identity.

The city council voted 3-2 to revoke the ordinance just over a week after it was initially passed, but before the city's mayor was able to sign it, reported.

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Even though many of his colleagues in the Senate are lining up behind Donald Trump now that he is the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) affirmed his #NeverTrump status in a lengthy Facebook post calling for a third party candidate.

"With Clinton and Trump, the fix is in. Heads, they win; tails, you lose. Why are we confined to these two terrible options? This is America. If both choices stink, we reject them and go bigger. That’s what we do," Sasse wrote in a Wednesday night Facebook post.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of electronic cigarette brands will have to seek federal permission to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry attempting to position itself as an alternative to traditional cigarettes.

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