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Trump says travel ban ruling comes at 'dangerous time'

Neal Katyal, an attorney representing Hawaii, which sued to stop the ban, told the judges the policy could not be squared with U.S. immigration law, which bars nationality-based discrimination in issuing immigration visas, or with the U.S. [Full Article...]

AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday that Ruddy did not speak with Trump about firing Mueller as special counsel and other White House aides suggested the Newsmax CEO was only speaking for himself. "I think that he should be more cognizant of making sure that the people who come to work with him are non-partisan, for his own credibility", Bennett said of Mueller. [Full Article...]

Senators condemn NK treatment of US student

It wasn't immediately clear whether his release was connected to Rodman's visit. Concerning the Americans detained in North Korea, Rodman said it is "not my objective right now ..." North Korean officials had accused Warmbier of subversion. [Full Article...]

Telstra job cuts: We need to 'transform urgently'

Telstra job cuts: We need to 'transform urgently' According to an email sent to Telstra employees by Penn on Wednesday and sighted by ZDNet, digitisation has caused "significant challenges, as technology is disrupting our own operations", with Telstra needing to "transform urgently". The telco will also "renew" its focus on low-priced ISP Belong . Telstra has said it expects the NBN to have an ongoing negative impact on EBITDA of $2 to $... [Full Article...]

Sessions to testify as Republicans prod Trump on tapes

Sessions to testify as Republicans prod Trump on tapes Judd Legum at Think Progress said, "Instead of testifying publicly before the appropriations committees, where these matters could be discussed in the light of day, Sessions will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee". The Justice Department has said that while Mr Sessions was there for a speech by Mr Trump, there were no meetings or private encounters. Feinstein said she was especially ... [Full Article...]

Puerto Rican vote shows overwhelming support for U.S. statehood

The sovereignty/independence option received 7,779 votes , or 1.5 percent. According to preliminary results, nearly half a million votes were cast for statehood, with just 7600 for independence and 6700 to stay the same. "I would like to see Puerto Rico become a state, " said Sonia Vargas, 51, a Brooklyn-born bookkeeper who now lives in Ohio. Many believe the island's territorial status has... [Full Article...]

Gov't wants more time to address second travel ban ruling

But the case also underlies a disturbing truth: Even if opponents succeed in stopping President Donald Trump from implementing this particular version of the Muslim ban, the fight over the issue is far from over. "So to me, this is everything that we learned in social studies in high school just coming to play exactly the way it should". The first bars the government from discriminating agains... [Full Article...]

Key takeaways from Sessions' testimony

Key takeaways from Sessions' testimony Bucket number three is to say I'm invoking executive privilege. In his dramatic appearance before former colleagues, Sessions contradicted a contention made by Comey at a hearing before the same panel last week. that we had problems there, and it was my best judgment that a fresh start at the Federal Bureau of Investigation was the appropriate thing to do". CNN reported that Mr. [Full Article...]

British PM Seeks Minority Government Following Election Losses

May on Friday resisted calls to quit - calls that came even from senior figures in her party. However, the general elections have failed the conservatives and took away her majority in the government, forcing her to collaborate with DUP. The main opposition Labor Party gained 31 seats in Thursday's snap elections. I think the results of this election have more to do with austerity than they ... [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate Intelligence committee

Wyden then asked about Sessions' interactions with James Comey , the ex-FBI director fired by President Trump . Mr Sessions recused himself from that inquiry in March after media reports that he had been in two previously undisclosed meetings past year with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak. [Full Article...]

Choking back immigration would stall the economy: English

Choking back immigration would stall the economy: English Existing policies had created "a backdoor to residency via low-level study and low-skill work, he said..." Labour's move echoes the United Kingdom's Home Secretary Amber Rudd's plan to slash tens of thousands of worldwide student numbers who head to the UK for "low quality" courses, a move Manchester University and Manchester Metropolitan University university vice-chancellors fear would bad... [Full Article...]

Gardai uncover human head in Wicklow

Gardai uncover human head in Wicklow The findings were revealed to be limbs and "signficant parts of the torso", and in one of the locations a bag with was discovered with the head and hands of the deceased. Gardai said murder squad detectives were investigating whether the body parts were thrown from a moving vehicle, a auto or a van, as it travelled along the route some time in the last week to 10 days. [Full Article...]

Lawmakers demand new strategy for 16-year Afghan war

The defence chief, who was a Marine combat commander in Afghanistan at the start of the war, stressed America must not walk away from the country and suggested a long-term residual USA force needs to remain to help the Afghan army maintain a baseline of security. [Full Article...]

Dennis Rodman to meet his 'old friend' Kim Jong Un

Americans are regarded as enemies in North Korea because the two countries never signed a peace treaty to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War. Why Rodman is visiting the country remains unclear. The former National Basketball Association star told reporters before his flight that he is "just trying to open a door" during his visit. Rodman also appeared as a contestant on the NBC show " Cel... [Full Article...]

Australia reaches settlement with suing asylum seekers

Australia reaches settlement with suing asylum seekers The Manus camp was scheduled to close by October, Baker said. But he said freedom in a safe place is more important to the refugees than getting compensation. Mr Baker said there have been countless stories about the appalling and inhumane conditions the detainees were allegedly subjected to, and the security issues have been well documented. [Full Article...]

Poland reacts to EU legal action over refugees

Poland reacts to EU legal action over refugees The European Commission has launched legal action against three EU member states, claiming Poland , Hungary, and Czech Republic have not "taken the necessary action" in dealing with migrants and refugees. Only 20,869 of the 160,000 refugees have so far been relocated in the EU. The quotas were based on the size and wealth of each country, but Austria and Denmark have so far not taken in any r... [Full Article...]

DUP head: Talks with UK Conservatives going well

The DUP , which has close links with the Loyal Orange Institution, is reportedly under pressure to use its new kingmaker role to extract concessions from the Conservatives . "It's just how long she's going to remain on death row", Osborne told the BBC . Many MPs are angry over what they see as an unnecessary vote that has cost several lawmakers their seats and are demanding she run a more o... [Full Article...]

May Struggles to Hang On as Election Plunges Britain Into Political Chaos

Her minority government looks set to be propped up by the Democratic Unionists (DUP). The exit poll is predicting the Conservatives will win 314 seats in the 650-member parliament and the leftist opposition Labour Party 266 creating a hung parliament with no clear victor. [Full Article...]

Manhunt on for suspect in fatal shooting of Arkansas officer

Manhunt on for suspect in fatal shooting of Arkansas officer Patrick Weatherford died shortly afterward at an area hospital. A search for a suspect is underway and the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division has taken lead on the investigation, according to authorities. Weatherford was a 15-year veteran of the Newport Police Department and was named the Jackson County Law Enforcement Officer of the Year in 2016. Weatherford was fatally ... [Full Article...]

De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again

De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again The Proteas lived up to their "Perennial Chokers" tag in a virtual quarter-final clash that turned out to be a thoroughly one-sided encounter. In-form Shikhar Dhawan and captain Virat Kohli struck half-centuries to pave the way for India's win. [Full Article...]


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