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Federal judge in Hawaii extends court order blocking Trump travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii indefinitely extended on Wednesday an order blocking enforcement of President Donald Trump’s revised ban on travel to the United States from six predominantly Muslim countries. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson turned an earlier temporary restraining … Continue reading

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Ryan opposes Trump working with Democrats on healthcare

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during his news conference after Republicans pulled the American Health Care Act bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act act known as Obamacare, prior to a vote on Capitol Hill in … Continue reading

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Exclusive: More than 100 die in Malaysian immigration detention camps in two years

By A. Ananthalakshmi | KUALA LUMPUR More than one hundred foreigners died in the past two years in Malaysia’s immigration detention centers from various diseases and unknown causes, according to documents from the government–funded National Human Rights Commission reviewed by … Continue reading

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North Carolina lawmakers reach deal to repeal transgender bathroom law

FILE PHOTO — A sign protesting a recent North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access adorns the bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake/File Photo

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Court decides whether to arrest ousted South Korean president Park

By Ju-min Park | SEOUL A South Korean court began deliberating on Thursday whether to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye, who was removed from office in a corruption scandal involving charges she solicited bribes from the country’s largest conglomerate. Park … Continue reading

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At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash

A still image of aerial video is shown of an accident scene involving a Texas church bus carrying senior citizens which crashed head-on with another vehicle about 80 miles (130 km) west of San Antonio, Texas, U.S., March 29, 2017. … Continue reading

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Seattle sues Trump administration over threat to 'sanctuary' cities

FILE PHOTO: The skyline of Seattle, Washington, U.S. is seen in a picture taken March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond/File Photo

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Senate intelligence leaders pledge bipartisan Russia election probe

By Patricia Zengerle | WASHINGTON The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday promised a thorough investigation into any direct links between Russia and Donald Trump during his successful 2016 run for the White House. Committee chairman … Continue reading

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Trump to unveil $1 trillion infrastructure plan in 2017: official

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump holds a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. March 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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Republicans try to move past bitterness to tackle U.S. tax reform

Raw feelings and mistrust could pose an obstacle to President Donald Trump and hard-line conservative lawmakers in his Republican Party as they seek to rebound from defeat on healthcare legislation by launching into an overhaul of the U.S. tax code. … Continue reading

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