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US Supreme Court Partially Reinstates Trump Travel Ban

US Supreme Court Partially Reinstates Trump Travel Ban

Instead, the lower courts went beyond the legal language and goal of the temporary ban to drag in what they said was unconstitutional religious discrimination based on Mr. Trump's temporary halt on the USA refugee programme will also be allowed to go partially into effect, but refugees with connections to relatives in the United States will still be allowed, the court said .


Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Trump's Travel Ban

Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Trump's Travel Ban

The troubled executive order went into litigation nearly as soon as it was issued January 27, just a week into the new president's term. The Supreme Court decisively rejected that request. Those groups are regarded as unable to show a substantial and pre-existing tie to a person or institution in the United States . Thomas went on to criticize the Court for creating an essentially unworkable solution, and that the measure of what sufficient ties to the United States will mean for this ...


Liberal senator threatens to torpedo Gonski 2.0 schools funding package

Liberal senator threatens to torpedo Gonski 2.0 schools funding package

Education Department officials confirmed at Senate estimates hearings on Thursday that the 2017 estimates on the website do not reflect what schools have actually been allocated by the federal government this year. According to the modelling, the government's changes would save the budget $771 million over a decade because of the hit to Catholic schools. "More accountability measures will ensure states have to do their share of heavy lifting and not shirk their responsibilities - this will ...


FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case

FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case

The FBI says the vehicle appeared to be driven by a white male who circled the area before making contact with Zhang. The University of IL has the largest Chinese student population of any US college, with 5,600 students enrolled, according to USA government data.



Trump urges Modi to open up Indian markets for U.S. goods

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday arrived in Amsterdam after meeting US President Donald Trump for the first time at White House. The high profile meet between the two leaders fared quite smoothly with signing a range of agreements on issues ranging from terrorism, trade, technology Pakistan and Afghanistan.


Vladimir Putin Jests About Granting Asylum to Ex-FBI Head Comey

Vladimir Putin Jests About Granting Asylum to Ex-FBI Head Comey

Snowden?" "In this case, he (Comey) is not the head of a special service but a human rights activist who defends a certain position", Putin said. Putin said, referring to former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who was granted asylum in Russian Federation in 2013 after leaking classified information about US spy operations.