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U.S. judge halts deportation of Iraqis nationwideBy Steve Friess DETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge halted late on Monday the deportation of all Iraqi nationals detained during immigration sweeps across the United States this month until at least July 10, expanding a stay he imposed last week. The stay had initially only protected 114 detainees from the Detroit area. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith sided with lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union who filed an amended complaint on Saturday seeking to prevent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from deporting Iraqis from anywhere in the United States.


 

Federal investigators are looking into the finances behind a real estate deal for a now-defunct college put together by the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, and she has hired a lawyer to look after her interests, a family spokesman confirmed on Monday. The investigation, first reported by the news website Vtdigger.com, is looking into allegations that Jane O'Meara Sanders made fraudulent claims and promises while seeking $10 million in financing for the real estate deal.

 

Melania stuns in a yellow floral-print crepe $2,160 gown to greet Indian Prime Minister Modi at the White House... but it's Donald who gets the hug! It's her own fault: Police blame 'human error' after 14-year-old girl fell 25ft from New York Six Flags ride when she slipped under safety bar and had to be caught by strangers below Chrissy Teigen, Donald Trump and the man behind Pepe the Frog top list of the 25 most influential people on the internet Thousands of illegal immigrants who fled to Canada in fear of Trump are trapped in legal limbo without jobs, permanent homes or schools for their kids Megyn Kelly ratings dip for third straight week hitting new season low of 3.41M viewers on NBC as host announces she will be off the air next Sunday during limited summer run 'I've sent someone to kill you.

 

The Latest on the U.S. Conference of Mayors' resolutions to fight climate change : A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country has unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for U.S. cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar in two decades. As the U.S. Conference of Mayors wrapped up in Miami Beach on Monday, leaders from more than 250 cities voted on symbolic resolutions pushing back against President Donald Trump on climate change and immigration.

 

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs. By a 7-2 vote, the justices sided with Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, which had sought a grant to put a soft surface on its preschool playground.

 

Earlier, the court had blocked President Trump's March 6 order, but has now said it will hear arguments on the legality of the policies The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary bans on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries and all refugees to go into effect for people with no connection to the United States while agreeing to hear his appeals in the closely watched legal fight. The court, which narrowed the scope of lower court rulings that had completely blocked his March 6 executive order, said it would hear arguments on the legality of one of Trump's signature policies in his first months as president in the court's next term, which starts in October.

 

The US Supreme Court will allow a partial enforcement of President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority nations until it reviews it later this year. The court agreed in taking up the case to partially extend a stay preventing the ban from going completely into effect - but it will allow the government to put elements of it into place.

 

Chance The Rapper accepts the humanitarian award at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. The 2017 BET Awards had stumbles, from technical problems during a performance to going well over its planned three-and-a-half hour time slot during the live show held Sunday in Los Angeles.

 

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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, left, and former mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg talk during their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Friday, June 2, 2017. less French President Emmanuel Macron, right, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, left, and former mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg talk during their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Friday, June 2, ... more FILE- In this Oct 17, 2012 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg arrive for the dedication ceremony of the new Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park in New York.

 

SpaceX is going for a weekend double-header with a planned launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, just two days after a successful satellite launch from Florida. SpaceX is going for a weekend double-header with a planned launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, just two days after a successful satellite launch from Florida.

 

It's one of the longest running Congressional investigations of our time: the probe into 'Fast and Furious', the government's secret operation to allow thousands of weapons to be trafficked to Mexico's killer drug cartels. In many respects, the story began when federal agent John Dodson agreed to an interview with me in March 2011.

 

Gay pride parades Sunday in New York, San Francisco and other cities are spotlighting resistance to what participants see as new pressure on gay rights, while contending with the prospect of protests over the events' own diversity and direction. In a year when leaders are anxious about new President Donald Trump's agenda, both the New York and San Francisco parades will be headed by groups more focused on protest than celebration.

 

In this Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 file photo, Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, center, is greeted on the House floor on the first day of the legislative session in Atlanta. In 2017, Georgia Republicans sought to change the boundaries of several state House districts, including a couple won by Republicans by single-digit margins last November.

 

Third time's a charm! Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin marries his Scottish actress fiancee in front of Trump, Melania and Ivanka in lavish, star-studded DC ceremony University of Delaware professor is slammed for saying North Korea prisoner Otto Warmbier was a 'privileged, rich, clueless white male' who 'got exactly what he deserved' LIZ JONES: Kate's racy lacy dress? It gets a big fashion tick.

 

The lawyer for a black St. Louis police officer who was off-duty when he tried to help in an arrest but was mistakenly shot by a white officer says his client's race factored into it. The lawyer for a black St. Louis police officer who was off-duty when he tried to help in an arrest but was mistakenly shot by a white officer says his client's race factored into it.

 

"Democrats slam GOP healthcare proposal as Obamacare premiums & deductibles increase by over 100%. Remember keep your doctor, keep your plan?" Trump tweeted.

 

Two weeks into her new life as a full-time Washingtonian, Melania Trump is staying true to her reputation as more homebody than social butterfly. Her top priority has been settling in 11-year-old son Barron - the first boy in the White House since John F. Kennedy Jr. more than 50 years ago.

 


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