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U.S. Supreme Court cancels transgender bathroom showdown

By Bloomberg
07 March 2017   |   4:53 am
The U.S. Supreme Court has sent the case over the bathroom rights of transgender students in public schools back to a lower court after the Trump administration changed federal policy.

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