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Travel ban: Where things stand and what comes next

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Mr Trump's own tweet from 5 June was cited in the judges' ruling . (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File). 9th Circuit rules against Trump's revised... "The president must make a sufficient finding that the entry of these classes of people would be 'detrimental to the interests of the United States , '" Monday's ruling states. Read More »

Woodman's heroics gives England under-20s world cup win

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In the first half Ronaldo Lucena hit the post with an audacious long-range free-kick that had Woodman well beaten, while Tottenham midfielder Josh Onomah saw a powerful effort strike the underside of the Venezuela bar after the break. With 17 minutes remaining and Venezuela increasingly pushing forward, referee Bjorn Kuipers from the Netherlands pointed to the spot after Jake Clarke-Salter took down Penaranda in the area despite English protests. Read More »

Germany: number of Britons granted citizenship quadruples

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The statistical agency said that 2,865 Britons became German citizens in 2016, marking an increase of more than 2,200 persons from 2015. "A connection with Brexit is obvious", the statistic office said, noting it was the highest ever recorded number for British citizens. Read More »

Puerto Rico se inclina ampliamente por la estadidad

Gritando " Fuego, fuego, los yanquis quieren fuego ", los manifestantes quemaron un centenar de banderines estadounidenses, en repudio al " centenario de la imposición de la ciudadanía norteamericana" a los puertorriqueños y los 118 años de "dominación colonial" de Estados Unidos . Read More »

China-built railway biggest Kenya project since independence

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It took three-and-a-half years to build, using Chinese track-laying technology. In an interview with Xinhua on the sidelines of a ceremony held here in Nairobi for the release of the company's social responsibility report regarding the SGR project, Chen said that the company has endeavored to build the Kenya SGR project into a quality project that will endure the test of time. Read More »

Russian warships in Mediterranean hit IS positions in Syria

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MOSCOW - Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea have fired four cruise missiles at Islamic State's positions in Syria , the Russian defense ministry said Wednesday. The militants moved there from Raqqa. The target of the strike was apparently a site west of Palmyra where Russian Federation had spotted a build up of ISIS combat equipment and manpower. Read More »

Ministers back May as UK PM

The DUP have been criticised for controversial policies such as opposition to same-sex marriage, as well as several comments from prominent party members in relation to homosexuality and environmental issues. She is seeking a so-called confidence and supply deal, which would involve the DUP supporting the Conservatives on key votes but not joining a formal coalition. Read More »

President Trump Says He's 100% Willing to Testify Under Oath

Republican Senate Judiciary Committee Member Mike Lee said that even if former FBI Director James Comey's testimony to Congress is true, there's no evidence of even potential obstruction of justice by President Trump . During the news conference on Friday, ABC News' Jonathan Karl asked Trump to clarify his response to Comey's testimony . But Comey's testimony about the President has darkened the clouds hanging over the White House . Read More »

Trump Says He'd Testify That Comey Lied About Loyalty Demand

But the key moment came when Karl asked the president whether he'd be willing to rebut those claims under oath-because, after all, Comey was also under oath when he said them. "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction", Trump said. "We also were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would make (Sessions') continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation problematic, " Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday. Read More »

Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes

The agency handled recording systems for past presidents, including John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. The request from the Journal sought recordings or transcripts of any recordings made after January 20 at the White House . The White House spokesman was asked on Monday afternoon how much weight Mr Trump gave to how unpopular he may be in a given country when planning his overseas trips. Read More »

British Prime Minister Theresa May's early election call backfires

DUP leader Arlene Foster said "we have made good progress but the discussions continue". However, she unpredictably called for early elections in April as she was nearly positive that her part would win the vast majority . He is committed to heeding the results of Britain's European Union membership referendum a year ago in which 52 percent voted Leave against 48 percent in favour of Remain. Read More »

Former NBAer Dennis Rodman to Visit North Korea Again

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The bombastic player - who once wore a wedding dress to promote one of his books - appeared as a contestant on Mr Trump's pre-presidency reality television show Celebrity Apprentice . He has visited several times before. Shannon is in Tokyo to meet Japanese officials before heading to South Korea. He was wearing sunglasses in a black T-shirt as he walked through media cameras and headed to a first-class lounge. Read More »

Queen's speech 'DELAYED by Theresa May amid election disaster fallout'

He told Radio Ulster: "We have a process already which involves, yes, the UK Government, but the Irish Government and also the head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service". Following the 2016 election, the DUP gained most and put in its leader Arlene Foster as FM and Sinn Fein nominated Martin McGuinness as deputy. "We're all hugely proud, fond and respectful of her as a person". Read More »

Sessions Expected to Face Sharp Questioning in Senate

Sessions' testimony is not expected to go into great detail, a source with knowledge told ABC News. A US District Court judge in Washington gave the Justice Department one month to make public a page of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' clearance form, on which he was meant to disclose any contacts with Russian officials. Read More »

Trump offers to host summit on Qatar crisis

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Qatar has rejected the accusations as "unjustified" and "baseless". "We can not be happy in a situation when the relations between our partners are worsening", Lavrov said. Turkey, like Qatar, has supported the Muslim Brotherhood , which led an elected government in Egypt in 2013 but was ousted from power by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Read More »

Blood centersto celebrate World Blood Donor Day on Wednesday

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The aim of the celebrations is to spread awareness on the importance of donating safe blood and also ensure participation of every individual during emergency situations. Voluntary blood donation is important during the transplant of the surgeries like kidney and liver during the operative procedures. It is because of the generosity of other Australians in giving blood that Charlotte is now in remission and enjoying Year 1 at school in Toowoomba. Read More »

Tory and DUP deal must be opposed, says Gerry Adams

The Conservatives won 318 seats out of the 650 in last Thursday's vote, meaning they now require support to govern and have chosen the eurosceptic Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ), which has 10 seats, for that. "[The question] is just how long she is going to remain on death row". Foster denied allegations that her party would be a negative influence on the national Parliament in the Belfast Telegraph on Monday, saying she was focused on getting a good deal for Northern ... Read More »

Uber board adopts all recommendations from Eric Holder investigation

On Tuesday, Uber will announce recommendations from a parallel review overseen by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder . She is the third high-profile female appointment to the company in the past week. "Uber's board met Sunday with holder and consultant Tammy Albarran to discuss the findings and "unanimously voted to adopt all the recommendations" of the report, according to the source". Read More »

EU, UK Citizens' Status First on Brexit Talks Agenda: Brexit Secretary

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May has taken the blame for the Conservatives' relatively poor showing in last Thursday's election, in which the party surprisingly lost its majority. Financial Times columnist Wolfgang Munchau warned against overestimating the effect of Britain's election on Brexit strategy, as numerous decisions will depend more on its European Union partners. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif leaves for Saudi amid Qatar crisis

Now, it may be what protects Qatar as it is in the center of the worst diplomatic crisis to strike the Gulf in decades. Pakistani TV showed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Gen. Qatar Airways, which serves 150 destinations, launched 10 routes over the past financial year, including Adelaide, Atlanta and Helsinki. In a statement Asmara issued on Monday, the reclusive Red Sea nation said the move was collectively taken by Saudi and other Gulf nations "is not confined to Qatar alone as the ... Read More »

Putin critic Navalny, eyeing power, organizes anti-graft protests

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Over 700 people were arrested in Moscow , while in St. Petersburg, about 500 were forced into police buses at an unsanctioned rally that drew up to 10,000 people. While they did report on the arrest of Navalny, they remained silent on the protests in the streets. In March, thousands joined protests in nearly 100 cities across Russian Federation, angered by a report Navalny published accusing Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of corruption. Read More »