American Athletic Conference won’t move championship from ECU over HB2 | WNCT

The American Athletic Conference said in a statement Wednesday they do not intend to move their softball championship scheduled to be played at East Carolina University because of House Bill 2. This news comes after both the NCAA and the ACC announced they were moving tournaments and championships from the state because of the controversial law.

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‘Exquisite’ mythological statues discovered at the heart of Petra archaeological site | International Business Times

Statues of Graeco-Roman goddess Aphrodite have been discovered at the heart of the ancient Nabatean city of Petra, in Jordan. The find was surprising considering that the archaeologists had been digging in an area inhabited by poorer communities, who usually did not have such precious artefacts in their homes.

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NCAA pulls championship events from North Carolina over HB2 | The News & Observer

Since the North Carolina legislature last March passed House Bill 2, a controversial law restricting transgender bathroom access and limiting the civil rights and bathroom usage of the LGBT community, the state has lost the NBA All-Star Game, Bruce Springsteen and other concerts and conventions and millions of dollars in revenue.

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