• Supreme Court partially reinstates Trump's travel ban
Supreme Court partially reinstates Trump's travel ban

In the end, the legal case supporting Trump was so open-and-shut in Trump's favor that even on the harder standard of a stay, it obtained unanimous support from one of the most partisan Supreme Courts in our memory. Today's ruling allows me to use an important tool for protecting our Nation's homeland. It's entirely possible, as echoed in the...

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  • India PM Modi Before Trump Meeting: We Need US Jobs
India PM Modi Before Trump Meeting: We Need US Jobs

Trump treated Modi to cocktails and dinner at the White House on Monday night after their meeting and shared a laugh when he pointed to their social media dominance. "Fighting terrorism and doing away with the safe shelters, sanctuaries, and safe havens will be an important part of our cooperation". The Defense Security Cooperation Agency says it d...

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  • Trump Declares Clear Victory after Travel Ban Ruling
Trump Declares Clear Victory after Travel Ban Ruling

Kennedy International Airport in NY. The president hailed yesterday's decision as a "clear victory". "I think the practical effect is that all the people who are wanting to come into the country actually do have some sort of USA connection".

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  • Supreme Court sides with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit
Supreme Court sides with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit

Before the ruling, provisions hadn't been for same-sex parents, and in some cases, health officials refused to list a "non-biological spouse" on a newborn's birth certificate. The historic ruling in Obergefell explicitly tells us that the spouses of birth parents, regardless if they are of the same sex or different sex, must be listed on the birt...

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"We must keep America safe" | Trump's gleeful reaction to Supreme court ruling

The court said Trump "did not meet the essential precondition in exercising his delegated authority", which requires "a sufficient finding that the entry of these classes of people would be 'detrimental to the interests of the United States '".

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  • Kevin Harvick wins at Sonona for 1st victory of season
Kevin Harvick wins at Sonona for 1st victory of season

The former NASCAR champion came to Sonoma winless in 20 races since Kansas last fall and has been overshadowed in this season of NASCAR's young new superstars. Bowyer leads all drivers in the field in career track history average finish (11.5) which includes a win, six Top 5's and eight Top 10 finishes in 11 career races here at Sono...

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  • Dionne: The big lies about Senate health care plan
Dionne: The big lies about Senate health care plan

Under the bill, payments that help low-income people lower their premiums and other costs would also vanish. "If it's bad and devastating, I think that might be the end of the bill as we know it, and will require more time for it to change".

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  • Cyclist in critical condition after getting hit by wrong-way driver
Cyclist in critical condition after getting hit by wrong-way driver

Authorities say 28-year-old Raheem Addison struck the bicyclist after driving the wrong way on both West 34th Street and 7th Avenue to avoid being pulled over. He had more than double the legal alcohol limit in his system at the time, and has 21 prior arrests, mostly for driving infractions, police added. The 32-year-old bicyclist went flying acros...

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  • Will Tennessee be forced to redraw legislative districts by the Supreme Court?
Will Tennessee be forced to redraw legislative districts by the Supreme Court?

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case , Gill v. Whitford , that could finally settle whether gerrymandering based purely on political party-rather than on race-is unconstitutional . The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against...

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  • Trump hails SC decision as victory for US security
Trump hails SC decision as victory for US security

The Supreme Court today agreed to review two lower court's rulings on President Donald Trump's travel ban when it reconvenes in the fall, but until then the president's travel ban faces potential implementation challenges. "I want people who can love the United States and all of its citizens, and who will be hardworking and productive"...

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  • Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in death
Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in death

Robert Bennett , who along with attorney Glenda Hatchett is representing Valerie Castile , said a decision was made to move expeditiously rather than have the case drawn out in federal court, a process that would "exacerbate and reopen awful wounds".

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  • Leonard, Green named to All-Defensive teams
Leonard, Green named to All-Defensive teams

The first set of awards have started to roll in, starting with the NBA's All-Defensive teams. All season long, the question was who Defensive Player of the Year was, but there wasn't much doubt who would be on First Team All-Defense. In the 75 games he played, Davis led the Pelicans in blocks 57 times, rebounds 50 times and steals on 25 occasions...

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  • Pool renamed in honor of Joe Biden in Wilmington, Del
Pool renamed in honor of Joe Biden in Wilmington, Del

He sat in a lifeguard chair as the Brown Burton Winchester Park renamed its pool in his honor. Aquatic Center to commemorate the former vice president. He said that naming the facility after Biden was a "message to these young people and young people across the state and city about [Biden] stood for and continues to stand for".

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  • Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban
Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

It was on January 27 - 151 days ago as of Tuesday - that Trump signed an executive order , later struck down by the courts, that banned citizens from Iraq , Syria , Iran , Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen for 90 days and refugees from Syria indefinitely.

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  • Kellyanne Conway declines comment on potential Supreme Court retirement
Kellyanne Conway declines comment on potential Supreme Court retirement

The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the case in October. "Today's unanimous Supreme Court decision is a clear victory for our national security ", he said. The ban will still not apply to any foreigners who have a " bona fide relationship " with a person or entity in the USA, such as relative, a university or employer.

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  • Sean Spicer May Get To Choose His Own Replacement If He Quits
Sean Spicer May Get To Choose His Own Replacement If He Quits

Tuesday morning, amid criticism, an on-camera briefing with Spicer was announced. "I have a legal background, strategic, you know, political communications and planning". The reason Spicer has stopped doing press briefings is that he's "gotten fatter", Steve Bannon texted a reporter. We have been meeting with potential people who may be of serv...

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  • Travel ban ruling 'victory for national security'
Travel ban ruling 'victory for national security'

The revised travel ban exempted visa and green card holders, eliminated a provision giving preference to Christian minorities and included a waiver process for travelers claiming undue hardship. The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling today on President Trump's controversial travel ban and the White House called it a "victory for national se...

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  • California restricts state travel to Texas, other states over LGBT laws
California restricts state travel to Texas, other states over LGBT laws

Louisville has banned discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity since 1999, the first city in Kentucky to do so. Critics of the ban state that it will hurt students who may need to travel to the blacklisted states for academic and athletic purposes. Opponents, including t...

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  • Supreme Court, with ninth justice, now looks ahead to contentious fall term
Supreme Court, with ninth justice, now looks ahead to contentious fall term

If that happens, Trump will have the a chance to reshape the political configuration of America's highest court for years to come. For a long time now, it really has been the Kennedy Court. Thomas, appointed by President George H.W. Bush in 1991, is seen by legal experts as the most conservative of the nine justices and is known for his idios...

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  • Flint airport officer stabbed during attack out of hospital
Flint airport officer stabbed during attack out of hospital

During the attack, officials said Ftouhi yelled "Allahu Akbar", which means "God is great" in Arabic. Ftouhi, a Quebec resident for the past 10 years, holds a dual Tunisian-Canadian citizenship and legally entered the United States from Lake Champlain, New York, on June 16 before making his way to Flint, Gelios said.

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  • Trump accuses Obama of hacking collusion
Trump accuses Obama of hacking collusion

The Post report stated that the Central Intelligence Agency informed Obama in August that Russian President Vladimir Putin was directly involved in a hacking campaign to disrupt the election by defeating Hillary Clinton and helping to elect Trump .

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  • Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized
Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized

The two men, who have not been identified, were walking in the French Quarter heading back to their hotel just before 9 p.m. Saturday when they were knocked to the ground by two men. The four assailants then flee, throwing a stunned Curran down on the sidewalk. He can be seen in surveillance footage struggling to breathe as the two attackers an...

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  • Mayors: Look to us, not Washington, for results
Mayors: Look to us, not Washington, for results

The U.S. Conference of Mayors on Monday unanimously passed three resolutions opposing the military-heavy Trump budget proposal, a proposal that calls for an additional $54 billion to the Pentagon by slashing anti-poverty and environmental programs.

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  • Conservative GOP senator hits party leaders on health bill
Conservative GOP senator hits party leaders on health bill

That comment came before the revised draft of the bill was released about 1 p.m. ET. Under the updated version, those who have a break in insurance coverage for 63 days or more in the prior year would face a six-month waiting period to start new coverage.

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  • Chuck Schumer invites GOP to open talks on health care
Chuck Schumer invites GOP to open talks on health care

As they draft legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act , Senate Republican leaders are aiming to transform large sections of the US health care system without a single hearing on their bill and without a formal, open drafting session.

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  • Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program
Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program

Vehicle maintenance will basic services like cleaning, oil changes, tire rotations, and ordering and installing parts. In addition to Avis, Alphabet's Waymo already has a partnership with Lyft , while manufacturers like Chrysler or Lexus build the cars that run Waymo's technology.

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  • Dayton, legislative leaders make cases over funding
Dayton, legislative leaders make cases over funding

The first appearance before a judge - Ramsey County Chief Judge John H. Guthmann, a Republican gubernatorial appointee re-elected twice - will be at 10 a.m. "I've been trying to think about why you would veto something and I sort of thought about two categories: There's the "over my dead body" veto ... and then there's the "I want you to do what I ...

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  • Dad, daughter catch teen who fell from ride
Dad, daughter catch teen who fell from ride

Howard, 47, and his 21-year-old daughter, Leeann Winchell, positioned themselves under the girl as the ride stopped and security came running. The video of the fall has gone viral and is placing focus on the safety of these rides found in amusement parks in our region and across the country.

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  • Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Seeks to Ban Tourist Travel to North Korea
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Seeks to Ban Tourist Travel to North Korea

Moon also said South Korea, like the United States, hopes to "engage in dialogue" with North Korea, though "regarding exactly how, we do not have a detailed way forward". They also demanded the US stop enforcing the deployment. "We should make every effort to strengthen our national defense with the nuclear capability as the backbone", North Kore...

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  • Girl Falls from Ride
Girl Falls from Ride

A 14-year-old girl was injured when she dropped from a ride Saturday night at a Six Flags amusement park in upstate NY, the sheriff's office said . "Every situation is unique and requires the appropriate time and tools for the evacuation", Wood said in a statement. The incident, which was captured on video by several park guests, shows the t...

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  • Supreme Court agrees to hear religious liberty case next term
Supreme Court agrees to hear religious liberty case next term

Several similar cases across the USA are being pressed by Christian conservatives who oppose gay marriage, and argue that providing certain services to same-sex couples violates their religious beliefs. The cases include the rights of immigrants to court hearings while they face long periods of detention and the validity of a provision of immigrat...

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  • Mayor Fischer attending US Conference of Mayors
Mayor Fischer attending US Conference of Mayors

Another key issue for the mayors is climate change . The list of mayors who have signed up to the statement also include those of Karachi, Montreal, Rio de Janeiro, Melbourne, Chicago, Warsaw, Seoul and Vancouver. states combined. Other cities including Los Angeles and Denver are studying pathways to 100 percent clean energy . On health car...

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  • Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban
Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban

Challengers to the ban said it would harm people who have legitimate reasons to be in the USA - including through family ties, work and education. The president said last week that the ban would be enacted 72 hours after the ruling .

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  • Teen hurt after dropping from ride at Six Flags
Teen hurt after dropping from ride at Six Flags

Video captured at Six Flags Great Escape in Lake George, New York on Saturday shows a teenage girl, who was dangling from a vehicle 25 feet above the ground, falling from the ride into the arms of bystanders below. The gondola-style ride spans about several hundred feet across the park. State inspectors cleared the ride for resuming operation, bu...

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  • Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'
Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

The scene was caught on video by Loren Lent , from Glenville . Eventually, after working up the courage, the girl let go of the ride and miraculously landed in the arms of the people below. The accident happened on the "Sky Ride" at Six Flags Amusement Park, about 55 miles (88.51 kilometers) north of Albany, New York . Mr Lent said he ...

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