Feb 11 2017
US President Donald Trump has made it clear he intends to fight to instigate his travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries after a court refused to reinstate the ban.
Most, of course, applaud the unanimous decision by a three-judge panel from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
The US president's executive actions on extreme vetting and visa ban apply to migrants, refugees and US legal residents - Green Card holders - from Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Libya and Yemen.
"I think our security is at risk today", Trump told a meeting of sheriffs from around the nation, as he defended his executive order, which was blocked nationwide by the federal courts a week after it went into effect.
The court is not expected to make a decision Tuesday.
The 9th Circuit judges found fault with both the administration's argument that the ban was motivated by fears of terrorism and the states' arguments that the ban targeted Muslims.
Region's growth slowed, but still outpaced national rate, census shows
But he's not upset, he said, crediting an economy that remained strong compared to many other areas of the province and country. Wednesday's release focused on population and dwellings; the next one, in May, will be focused on age and sex.
Afghan civilian casualties hit all-time high, says UN
The report also documents an increase in attacks from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria's branch in Afghanistan, known as ISKP. The Taliban, which has been fighting the central government since 2001, called United Nations findings biased.
Dozens Killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan Avalanches
Mohammad Aseem, governor of the hard-hit northern province of Parwan, said 16 people had died in two districts. There are fears the number of deaths will continue to rise as heavy snowfall is predicted for the coming days.
Trump took aim at Robart over the weekend on Twitter, diminishing him as a "so-called judge" whose decision "is ridiculous and will be overturned!"
Following the announcement of the original ruling over the weekend, the Justice Department argued that the president was within his rights to suspend immigration from certain countries based on national security threats.
Twitter, Uber, Google and Apple were among almost 100 companies that filed a friend-of-the court brief arguing against Trump's executive order. "And on the other, the public also has an interest in free flow of travel, in avoiding separation of families, and in freedom from discrimination". And they said the administration presented no evidence that any foreigner from the seven countries was responsible for a terrorist attack in the US. Some experts predict the case will ultimately reach the U.S. Supreme Court because the losing side likely will request the justices consider the case.
Judge Richard Clifton asked whether it could be discriminatory if it affected only 15% of the world's Muslims. His travel ban sparked protests and chaos at USA and overseas airports.
The result is a rebuke to the White House.
Feb 10 2017
Arizona mother deported to Mexico in immigration action
As protestors surrounded the auto and held signs urging ICE not to breakup families, they shouted "liberation, not deportation". Some chanted, "Liberation, not deportation", and her daughter, Jacqueline, held a sign that read "Not one more deportation".
Feb 10 2017
State May Have Missed Out on Solar Jobs
As of November 2016, 260,077 solar workers were employed by the industry, "representing a growth rate of 24.5 percent since November 2015".
Feb 09 2017
Was never allowed to meet Jayalalithaa when she was hospitalised, claims Panneerselvam
He (OPS) is a traitor, somebody has asked him to speak like this, ' she said of OPS before whisking her MLAs away. Meanwhile, AIADMK general secretary Sasikala had given befitting counter to OPS on Wednesday.
Feb 09 2017
Scottish MPs Reject Brexit
She said it is "vital" for farming powers to be transferred from the European Union direct to Holyrood. Both parties agreed the terms of the first independence referendum through the Edinburgh Agreement.
Feb 07 2017
Random fan scores date with Eugenie Bouchard
Fast-forward a couple of hours later and the Patriots pulled of the miracle to beat the Falcons 34-28 in overtime. Although he doesn't appear in her Instagram photos, one image revealed the unique tattoos on his left arm.
Feb 07 2017
Australian woman dies in jet-skiing accident in Phuket
Nobody could do anything. "From the very moment I met you I loved you, I cherished your genuine heart, and that lovely smile". Lifeguards gave her first aid on the beach before taking her to a nearby hospital but she died en route.
Feb 07 2017
Man arrested for 2016 strangling death of New York City jogger
Police say officials saw Lewis around his neighborhood on the Brooklyn/Queens line back in May, and thought he was suspicious. Boyce said police do not believe Lewis knew Vetrano and it appeared to be a chance encounter.
Feb 05 2017
UK January PMI Services PMI Index Slows To 54.5, Inflation Pressures Continue
It therefore covers about half the economy, whereas official data on services published with more of a lag covers nearly 80%. The PMI report polls private sector companies but does not cover retailers or government services.
Feb 04 2017
Massachusetts Becomes the Second State to Sue Trump over Muslim Ban
The advocacy organization Oxfam has also joined ACLU and Commonwealth of MA in a lawsuit against the executive order. On Sunday, Healey was one of 17 Democratic attorneys general who signed a letter vowing to "fight" Trump's order.
Feb 02 2017
Donald Tusk: Trump Administration Statements Are Worrying
Leaders are reported to have been hesitant to take action given the strength of ties between the United States and the EU. Trump has also personally attacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policy on a number of occasions.
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