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  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, June 28- One day before President Donald Trump's temporary ban on all refugees and travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries is scheduled to take effect, there is still widespread uncertainty about how the administration will implement it. It exempted travelers and refugees who have a "bona fide relationship" with a person or...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, June 28- One day before President Donald Trump's temporary ban on all refugees and travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries is scheduled to take effect, there is still widespread uncertainty about how the administration will implement it. It exempted travelers and refugees who have a "bona fide relationship" with a person or...

  • The justices narrowed the scope of lower court rulings that had completely blocked key parts of a March 6 executive order that Trump had said was needed to prevent terrorism attacks, allowing his temporary ban to go into effect for people with no strong ties to the United States. 1/ 8 http://tmsnrt.rs/2seb3bb 3/ 8. I want people who can love the United States and all...

  • The justices narrowed the scope of lower court rulings that had completely blocked key parts of a March 6 executive order that Trump had said was needed to prevent terrorism in the United States, allowing his temporary ban to go into effect for people with no strong ties such as family or business to the United States. 1/ 8 http://tmsnrt.rs/2seb3bb 3/ 8.

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by reviving parts of his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries and refugees and agreeing to decide its legality later this year in a major test of presidential powers. The justices narrowed the scope of lower court rulings that had completely...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries and all refugees to go into effect for people with no strong ties to the United States while agreeing to decide this fall the legality of the order. The executive order also made waivers...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary bans on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries and all refugees to go into effect for people with no connection to the United States while agreeing to hear his appeals in the closely watched legal fight. The Supreme Court left the...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide a major case on whether business owners can refuse to service gay couples if they oppose same-sex marriage on religious grounds involving a Christian baker in Colorado who declined to make a wedding cake for two men. The court took up an appeal by Jack Phillips, a baker who runs Masterpiece...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide a major case on whether business owners can refuse to service gay couples if they oppose same-sex marriage on religious grounds involving a Christian baker in Colorado who declined to make a wedding cake for two men. The court took up an appeal by Jack Phillips, a baker who runs Masterpiece...

  • Chief Justice John Roberts (seated C) leads Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (front row, L-R), Justice Anthony Kennedy, Justice Clarence Thomas, Justice Stephen Breyer, Justice Elena Kagan (back row, L-R), Justice Samuel Alito, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch in taking a new family photo including Gorsuch, their most recent addition, at the Supreme Court building in Washington.

    The U.S. Supreme Court is set to issue the final rulings of its current term on Monday, amid talk that swing voter Justice Anthony Kennedy is considering retirement.

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, June 21, 2017.

    The US Supreme Court is set to rule on Monday in a closely watched religious rights case involving limits on public funding for religious entities.

  • *Deforestation is "like suicide"- Vatican bishop. OSLO, June 19- Religious and indigenous leaders appealed on Monday for better protection of tropical forests from the Amazon to the Congo basin, with a Vatican bishop likening current losses to a collective suicide by humanity. "Without the forests we don't have life," said Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, head of the...

  • survey@ JAKARTA, June 19- Indonesia's palm oil stockpiles likely fell in May as exports increased because of higher consumer demand ahead of the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, a Reuters survey showed. Exports and domestic demand likely rose as consumers bought up palm oil supplies before Ramadan began on May 25. "Stock is low, that helps support prices,"...

  • WASHINGTON, June 14- The Trump administration on Wednesday moved to amend the starting date of its proposed 90- day travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries in a bid to keep its legal battle alive. A memo issued by the White House, as the Supreme Court considered two challenges to the ban, said parts of the order put on hold...

  • WASHINGTON, June 14- The Trump administration on Wednesday moved to amend the starting date of its proposed 90- day travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries in a bid to keep its legal battle alive. A memo issued by the White House, as the Supreme Court considered two challenges to the ban, said parts of the order put on hold...

  • *Dana says won't redeem $700 mln of maturing sukuk. *UAE firm cites evolution of Islamic finance for move. June 14- A decision by Abu Dhabi- listed Dana Gas to declare $700 million of its sukuk invalid has sent shivers through the Islamic finance industry, raising concern about the safety of sharia-compliant debt instruments in general.

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling that upheld a block on a proposed travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries. Hawaii, which challenged the ban and won in the appeals court, is permitted to file its own brief...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The Trump administration on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court for more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling that upheld a block on a proposed travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries. In a letter, Acting Solicitor General Jeff Wall said a ruling on Monday by the 9th U.S. Circuit...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The Trump administration on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court for more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling that upheld a block on a proposed travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries. Federal judges in Maryland and Hawaii blocked Trump's 90- day ban on travelers from Libya,...

  • *White House expresses confidence of win at Supreme Court. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 12- President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Monday as a second federal appeals court refused to revive his travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority nations in a dispute headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.