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Biden signs executive order overturning Trump ban on transgender US troops

US President Joe Biden signs an executive order in the Oval Office of the White House that overturns Donald Trump's ban on transgender personnel serving in the military, saying "all Americans" qualified to serve should be able to do so.

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