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Arguments start in Trump travel ban hearing

Judge Ronald M. Gould told acting Solicitor General Jeff Wall that the executive order sets out national security justifications, "But how is a court to know if in fact it's a Muslim ban in the guise of national security justification? ".



Clapper: US institutions 'under assault'

Pressed by anchor Jake Tapper if he meant USA institutions were under assault internally from the President, Clapper responded, "Exactly". Lawmakers from both parties are urging the president to steer clear of picking any politicians for Comey's replacement.



World leaders welcome election of Macron in France

He said the life of minorities in France would have been hard if Le Pen was elected President due to her extreme views on public display of religious symbols. The National Front also geared up for a name change - if not a makeover of its ideas - after Le Pen's decisive loss. But first, he must choose a Prime Minister and win support from the deputies of the French Parliament, without which his Presidency could be largely unworkable.



After the B.C. election here's what Canadians are asking Google

Regardless of the outcome of the last riding, no party would be able to win the 44 seats necessary to govern with a majority in the 87-seat legislature. Meanwhile, Weaver says he needs to see how he can work and compromise with the other parties to achieve his goals. That campaign promise is shared by the NDP, as are a number of the Greens' other policy goals, including voting reform and increased education spending.



US spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas began a three-day visit to India on Monday with a tour of an IT facility that is helping Ramallah build a high-end tech hub. The Western Wall, in east Jerusalem's Old City, is the remnant of the ancient temple, destroyed more than 2,000 years ago. The Palestinian Authority is based in the West Bank, which has been under Israeli occupation since 1967.


US Support for Gay Marriage Edges to New High

US Support for Gay Marriage Edges to New High

The poll comes two years after the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex unions are protected by the Constitution. Though religious groups continue to attack LGBT rights from all angles, a new survey shows that theirs is a losing battle. Among non-Catholic Christians, 55 percent support same-sex unions. "Since then, support for legal same-sex marriage has steadily climbed, with consistent majorities in favor of it since late 2012".