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  • *Republicans Corker, McCain, Graham criticize directive. *Washington, N.Y., Los Angeles among cities with protests. WASHINGTON, Jan 29- President Donald Trump's administration on Sunday tempered a key element of his move to ban entry of refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority countries in the face of mounting criticism even from some prominent...

  • Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said in a statement that people from the seven countries who hold so-called green cards as lawful permanent U.S. residents would not be blocked from returning to the United States from overseas, as some had been following the directive. Outside the White House, where some viewing stands from Trump's Jan. 20 inaugural...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his move to ban entry of refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority nations and said the United States would resume issuing visas for all countries in the next 90 days as he faced rising criticism at home and abroad and new protests in U.S. cities. Tens of thousands turned out at protests in cities...

  • *Ban affects Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 29- President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports. In his most sweeping decision...

  • *Ban affects Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 29- President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports. In his most sweeping decision...

  • The suit said their connections to U.S. forces made them targets in their home country and that the pair had valid visas to enter the United States. The lawsuit highlights some of the legal obstacles facing Trump's new administration as it tries to carry out the directive, which the president signed late on Friday to impose a four-month ban on refugees entering...

  • *Ban affects Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 29- President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports. In his most sweeping decision...

  • The suit said their connections to U.S. forces made them targets in their home country and that the pair had valid visas to enter the United States. The lawsuit highlights some of the legal obstacles facing Trump's new administration as it tries to carry out the directive, which the president signed late on Friday to impose a four-month ban on refugees entering...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 28- President Donald Trump's order for "extreme vetting" of visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries had an immediate impact on people around the world on Saturday, stranding legal residents of the United States and travelers with visas at airports and infuriating Muslims, Iranians and Western allies alike.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 28- An initial volley in a potential barrage of legal challenges to President Donald Trump's new restrictions on immigration came on Saturday on behalf of two Iraqis with ties to U.S. security forces who were detained at New York's JFK Airport. The suit says their connections to the American forces made them targets in their home country and the pair...

  • Lawyers in New York sued to block the order, saying many people have already been unlawfully detained, including an Iraqi who worked for the U.S. Army in Iraq. Melanie Nezer of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, a Jewish group that works with refugees, said she knew of roughly 2,000 who were booked to come to the United States next week. The new Republican president on...

  • Lawyers in New York sued to block the order, saying many people have already been unlawfully detained, including an Iraqi who worked for the U.S. Army in Iraq. Melanie Nezer of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, a Jewish group that works with refugees, said she knew of roughly 2,000 who were booked to come to the United States next week. The new Republican president on...

  • Lawyers in New York sued to block the order, saying many people have already been unlawfully detained, including an Iraqi who worked for the U.S. Army in Iraq. The new Republican president on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States and temporarily barred travelers from Syria and six other Muslim-majority countries.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- President Donald Trump's sweeping ban on people seeking refuge in the United States and visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries caused confusion and panic among travelers on Saturday, with some turned back from U.S.-bound flights. The new Republican president on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- President Donald Trump's sweeping ban on people seeking refuge in the United States and visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries caused confusion and panic among travelers on Saturday, with some turned back from U.S.-bound flights. The new Republican president on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United...

  • Jan 27- Three U.S. natural gas pipeline companies on Friday asked the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for permission to move forward on their projects by Feb. 3, which is when one of the FERC commissioners will step down. Bay said on Thursday he would leave his post after President Donald Trump appointed Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur as acting chairman.

  • HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 27- As with many industries now fretting over the uncertain future of U.S. trade policy, the oil business is sizing up the potential impact of the various protectionist measures being bandied about Washington- which have sent crude markets into a tizzy. That would spark a rise in fuel costs across the country that would hurt East and West Coast...

  • Jan 27- Nexus Gas Transmission LLC on Friday asked the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to grant the company's certificate to build a natural gas pipeline by Feb. 3 before one of the FERC commissioners steps down. Norman Bay, the former FERC chairman, said on Thursday he would step down on Feb. 3 after President Donald Trump appointed Commissioner Cheryl...

  • If built, TransCanadas Keystone XL from Alberta to Nebraska would yield about $2.4 billion a year for Canada, split between government revenues, shareholder profits and re-investment into the still-recovering Canadian oil patch, according to a Conference Board of Canada research note prepared for Reuters on Thursday. For the United States, where...

  • If built, TransCanada's Keystone XL from Alberta to Nebraska would yield about $2.4 billion a year for Canada, split between government revenues, shareholder profits and re-investment into the still-recovering Canadian oil patch, according to a Conference Board of Canada research note prepared for Reuters on Thursday. For the United States, where...