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Trump gets go ahead for partial travel ban

As Justice Thomas, joined by Justices Alito and Gorsuch, wrote in partial concurrence, the decision to stay the lower courts' rulings-to allow most of the travel ban to go into effect-is an implicit recognition that the government is likely to succeed on the merits .



GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins

She's so out of touch with the mainstream and many in her party that her leadership position was challenged in November. The lack of electoral success has led some Democratic lawmakers in the House to ask whether Pelosi is the right leader to have before the 2018 midterm elections.


Justices side with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit

Justices side with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit

Support for same-sex marriage is increasing in the USA, especially among Americans traditionally opposed to allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally, according to a new study . "The historic ruling in Obergefell explicitly tells us that the spouses of birth parents, regardless if they are of the same sex or different sex, must be listed on the birth certificates of their children".



Trump submits travel ban petition to SCOTUS

Trump hailed the court's order as a "clear victory for our national security ", especially after lower court rulings that blocked the travel ban in its entirety. But the decision nonetheless marks a win for the Republican leader, who has insisted the ban is necessary for national security , despite criticism that it singles out Muslims in violation of the U.S.



Former champ Harvick wins for the first time at California track

But at a track where experience and ability can separate the field, Harvick and a bunch of veterans led the way. The Toyota/Save Mart 350 was Harvick's first win of this Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season, his first win in a Ford , and his first win at Sonoma Raceway .


Car Fleeing Police Strikes Bicyclist Near Penn Station

Car Fleeing Police Strikes Bicyclist Near Penn Station

Addison then turned left and headed north on the southbound avenue, stopping at W. 36th St. and running off until police caught and arrested him, police said. A man who was in the vehicle with the driver was also take into custody, but later released without charges, police said. The victim was taken to Belleuve in serious but stable condition.