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Court Stops Trump Immigration Ban
A US federal judge has ordered authorities to stop deporting refugees and other travellers stuck at the country's airports, blocking part of President Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban.
Zuckerberg Writes Trump, Says America Is A Nation Of Immigrants
Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has written President Donald Trump to express his concern over Trump's stance on immigrants.
Trump Phones World Leaders Over Muslim Immigrant Policy
President Donald Trump on Saturday phoned various world leaders, in the wake of growing international alarm and a legal challenge over his order limiting Muslim immigrants to the United States.
Europe Must Have ‘Firm’ Response To Trump: Hollande
French President Francois Hollande on Saturday urged Europe to be "firm" in its response to new US President Donald Trump, who a day earlier called Britain's exit from the bloc a "wonderful thing".
Veteran British Actor John Hurt Passes Away At 77
Oscar-nominated British actor John Hurt, known for his roles in "Elephant Man" and "Harry Potter", has died aged 77 after a battle with pancreatic cancer, his wife said Saturday.
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Trump: Forces of Evil Won’t Defeat Power Of Good Again
US President Donald Trump pledged to play his part in the propagation of peace and destroy evil wherever it crops up in the world as the world commemorated with victims of the Holocaust
British PM Meets Trump At White House
British Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived at the White House for talks with US President Donald Trump. She becomes the first foreign leader to visit Trump since the Republican assumed office last Friday.
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Endangered Orangutan Dies At 34 After Giving Birth
A Sumatran orangutan with risks of going into extinction, dies after birthing a stillborn infant in South Australia.
Court Remands Man Who Rapes Married Woman
Court Jails Priest For Sexually Abusing Two Boys
A French court on Thursday sentenced a priest to five years in jail for sexually abusing two young boys in the Central African Republic.
‘La La Land’ Director Stunned As Oscars Lands Movie 14 Nomination
The director of the 14 awards nomination movie "La La Land" at the 2017 Oscars expresses shock and surprise at Oscars nod.
EU Imposes Definitive Dumping Duties On China
The EU has imposed definitive anti-dumping duties on Chinese and Taiwanese imports of stainless steel tubes and pipe butt-welding fittings after investigations show that the Chinese have been selling at dump prices.
Trump And Putin To Speak By Phone, Says Kremlin
Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Donald Trump of the US may speak via telephone on Saturday for the first time since the latter assumed office, the Kremlin said.
President Trump Sparks Outrage With Comments On Torture
President Donald Trump has said he “absolutely” thinks torture works. The comments on have sparked reactions from lawyers and even members of the Republican party
May Visits White House As Trump Hosts First Foreign Leader
British Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Donald Trump on Friday in what would be the US president’s first official meeting with a foreign leader.
Two Die As Plane Plunges Into Australian River
Two people are reported to have died after a light plane nosedived into a river in front of thousands of terrified spectators at an air show in Western Australia, missing nearby boats and crowds.
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Symbolic ‘Doomsday Clock’ Moves Closer To Midnight Over Trump’s Comment
Comments by US President Donald Trump and a "darkening global security landscape" have made the world less safe
Elated Gambians Await President Barrow’s Return
Elated Gambians are reported to be preparing to welcome home their new president on Thursday after a protracted crisis over an election dispute that forced him to flee to neighbouring Senegal.
Google Bans Apps That Facilitate Sale Of Marijuana
Israel Moves Towards Decriminalizing Marijuana Use
The Israeli government has recently pushed initiatives aimed at taking advantage of the fast-growing medical marijuana industry as countries such as the US relax their laws regarding the drug.
Oil Pollution: UK Court To Rule On Claims Against Shell In Nigeria
London High Court will on Thursday decide the fate of over 40,000 Nigerians as it rules on their pollution claims against Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell over spills in the Niger Delta.
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Trump Signs Executive Orders On US-Mexico Wall, Immigration
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed executive orders to start the building of a wall along the US-Mexico border, speedy deportation of illegal immigrants and the restriction of visa access to national of particular countries.
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