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  • *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.

  • 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. The San Francisco- based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals used narrow grounds to...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 12- A California- based federal appeals court on Monday dealt President Donald Trump another setback, refusing 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. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco largely left in place a...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The state of Hawaii on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to grant the Trump administration's emergency request seeking to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. Trump's administration on June 1 filed emergency...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The state of Hawaii on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to grant the Trump administration's emergency request seeking to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. Trump's administration on June 1 filed emergency...

  • NYPD officers try to separate counter-protesters and activists rallying for the 'March Against Sharia' on June 10, 2017 in New York City.

    Activists opposed to a fundamental interpretation of Islam held rallies in over 20 cities on Saturday to protest sharia law.

  • Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party leader Ruth Davidson speaks during a general election campaign visit to a removals depot in Edinburgh, Scotland, on June 5, 2017. Britain goes to the polls on June 8 to vote in a general election only days after another terrorist attack on the nation's capital.

    Age old divisions in Scotland are being put to the test by a shift in political focus.

  • President Donald Trump accused his own Justice Department on Monday of watering down his temporary travel ban on people from several predominantly Muslim countries, potentially hurting his case in the Supreme Court on the matter. Trump has presented the measure, which seeks to halt entry to the United States for 90 days for people from Iran, Libya, Somalia,...

  • The administration filed emergency applications with the nine high court justices seeking to block two different lower court rulings that went against Trump's March 6 order barring entry for people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days while the U.S. government implements stricter visa screening. The move comes after the Richmond,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 1- President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive his ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. The administration filed two emergency applications with the nine high court justices seeking to block two different...

  • WASHINGTON, May 26- The fate of President Donald Trump's order to ban travelers from six predominantly Muslim nations, blocked by federal courts, may soon be in the hands of the conservative-majority Supreme Court, where his appointee Neil Gorsuch could help settle the matter. After the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined on Thursday to...

  • May 25- In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a U.S. appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, calling it discriminatory and setting the stage for a showdown in the Supreme Court. "These clearly are very dangerous times and we need every available tool at our disposal to prevent terrorists...

  • May 25- In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a U.S. appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his temporary travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, setting the stage for a possible legal showdown in the Supreme Court. The White House declined comment and referred questions to the U.S. Justice Department, which did not immediately...

  • Appeals Court refused on Thursday to reinstate his temporary travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, delivering another blow to the White House in a legal battle likely headed to the Supreme Court. The appeals court was reviewing a March ruling by Maryland- based federal judge Theodore Chuang that blocked part of Trump's March 6 executive...

  • Pope Francis (R) exchanges gifts with US President Donald Trump during a private audience at the Vatican on May 24, 2017.

    President Trump and Pope Francis met at the Vatican City on Wednesday and broadcast a tone of peace around the globe.

  • The Church of St. Margaret Pattens (C) stands next to the under-construction 37-storey skyscraper at 20 Fenchurch Street (L) which has been nicknamed the 'Walkie-Talkie' on July 10, 2013 in London, England.

    The Church of England's £7.9bn investment fund achieved its strongest returns in more than three decades last year.

  • President Donald Trump will call on Arab leaders to confront "Islamist extremism" during a speech on Sunday in which he will portray fighting terrorism as a battle between good and evil rather than a clash of civilizations. "This is a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate human life, and decent people of all religions who seek to protect it,"...

  • WASHINGTON, May 19- President Donald Trump left for Saudi Arabia on Friday on the first leg of a trip that the White House hopes will shift attention away from the political firestorm triggered by his firing last week of former FBI Director James Comey. The trip, which also includes stops in Israel, Italy and Belgium next week, has been billed by the administration...

  • Ali Bassem, 26, a member of Iraqi Emergency Response Division force, at a front line during clashes with Islamic State fighters in western Mosul, Iraq.

    Regular people weigh in on their views of the president ahead of his visit to the region.

  • U.S. appeals court judges grilled the lawyer who defended the White House's temporary travel ban on Monday

    The judges asked the lawyer defending President Trump's travel ban about whether it discriminates against Muslims.