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Pence defends Trump’s criticism of Judge who blocked travel ban

Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday defended President Trump’s personal attack on the federal judge who blocked his travel ban on seven predominately Muslim countries, saying that the president’s remarks did not risk undermining the bedrock principle of the separation

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Travellers rush to board U.S. flights while Trump ban blocked

Travellers from seven mainly Muslim countries affected by the initial immigration order by President Donald Trump have started rushing to board U.S. flights, Reuters report Sunday. This is sequel to a U.S. Appeal Court judgment which halted the execution of

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Trump vows to restore travel ban suspended by federal judge

US President Donald Trump has vowed to overturn a legal ruling which suspended his ban on travellers from seven mainly Muslim countries. He described federal judge James Robart as a “so-called” justice whose “ridiculous” opinion “essentially takes law-enforcement away from”

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Erdogan upset with Merkel’s use of term “Islamist terror”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan got upset Thursday when German Chancellor Angela Merkel used the term “Islamist terror” as part of a list of threats against which she is battling. “The expression Islamist terrorism seriously hurts us Muslims,” he said

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MPs will debate whether US President Trump should be granted UK state visit, as petition nears 1.7m signatures

MPs will debate whether US President Trump should be granted UK state visit, as a petition against the idea nears 1.7 million signatures. The debate will take place on 20 February. On the same day, MPs will also debate a

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U.S. will change course on climate policy, Trump official says

The United States will switch course on climate change and pull out of a global pact to cut emissions, said Myron Ebell, who headed U.S. President Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) transition team until his inauguration. “(Trump) could do

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U.S. companies protest Trump’s travel ban

A group of U.S. companies, including Starbucks, Tesla and Uber, on Monday voiced concern over Donald Trump’s recent executive order suspending refugee admissions and banning citizens of seven majority-Muslim nations from entering the country. Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz, wrote to

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Judge grants stay against Trump refugee order

A Federal Judge in New York on Saturday night granted a stay order on President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily restricting entry to the U.S. by citizens from seven countries. The order followed a suit filed by the American Civil

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Trump affirms U.S. commitment to Japan’s security

U.S. President Donald Trump has affirmed his country’s commitment to ensure the security of Japan. Trump made the pledge in readout of his call with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday. `President Trump and Prime Minister Abe spoke on

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UN cautions Trump’s order banning refugees

The UN has cautioned the U.S. government on the “Refugee Order’’ signed on Friday by President Donald Trump temporarily banning refugees into the country from seven countries. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the UN High Commission for Refugees

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