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White House says travel ban is 'fully lawful'

White House says travel ban is 'fully lawful'

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. "The President needs to abandon his pursuit of this unconstitutional policy". Trump's executive order also temporarily puts a halt to America's refugee program and reduces the number of refugees to be admitted this year to 50,000, instead of the 110,000 ...



Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

That remark came after revelations that Sessions had met with Russia's ambassador to the USA last year, despite testifying under oath during a confirmation hearing that he "did not have communications with the Russians". Despite his willingness to discuss these points, the attorney general is expected not to answer questions about conversations he has had with President Donald Trump , such as any conversations he had with Trump leading up to former FBI Director James Comey's firing.


US Attorney Generals to sue Trump over foreign payments to Trump hotels

US Attorney Generals to sue Trump over foreign payments to Trump hotels

The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment on Monday. "He adds the two officials are seeking to serve as a "check and balance" against the president". In a 70-page brief Friday, the Justice Department asked a judge to dismiss the case filed by CREW, arguing that the emoluments clause doesn't apply to "fair-market commercial transactions" such as those paid to stay at Trump hotels or play at Trump golf clubs, Bloomberg reported .


Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek US support in city siege

Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek US support in city siege

Duterte said on Sunday he had not expected the battle to be as serious as it became, adding it had now emerged "that Baghdadi himself , the leader of "IS", has specifically ordered terroristic activities here in the Philippines". Philippine military officials say the violence has left at least 138 militants and 58 government troops dead. Since fighting began, the army has taken back 90 per cent of the city.


Youssef Zaghba named as third London attacker

Youssef Zaghba named as third London attacker

This afternoon Scotland Yard released the name of the "third" London attacker , Youssef Zaghba , after releasing names of the other two yesterday. Redouane was 30 years old and had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. At any one time there are about 500 active counter-terrorism investigations concerning 3000 people of interest.



New election only alternative to deal with DUP - senior Conservative MP

We need a Brexiteer. She also promised to push towards a Brexit deal which will enable Britain to permanently exit the European Union . It is very possible that her conservative party could lose its majority in Parliament , and there is mounting pressure for her to resign.