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Bryce Howard, 15, of Everett, Wash., wears a Trump hat as he snaps a photo during a visit to the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, where justices issued their final rulings for the term. The high court is letting a limited version of the Trump administration ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect, a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 27, 2017 - 11:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the United States in a murky middle ground, with unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead. The justices ruled Monday...
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Bryce Howard, 15, of Everett, Wash., wears a Trump hat as he snaps a photo during a visit to the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, where justices issued their final rulings for the term. The high court is letting a limited version of the Trump administration ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect, a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 27, 2017 - 10:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the United States in a murky middle ground, with unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead. The justices ruled Monday...
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Bryce Howard, 15, of Everett, Wash., wears a Trump hat as he snaps a photo during a visit to the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, where justices issued their final rulings for the term. The high court is letting a limited version of the Trump administration ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect, a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 27, 2017 - 5:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the United States in a murky middle ground, with unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead. The justices ruled Monday...
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European Council President Donald Tusk, right, meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, June 22, 2017. European Union leaders are gathering for a two day summit to weigh measures in which to tackle terrorism and migration and to create closer defense ties. (Francois Lenoir, Pool Photo via AP)
June 22, 2017 - 2:12 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 8:05 p.m. The leaders of European Union nations have agreed to extend sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, following a similar move by the United States this week. European Council president Donald Tusk...
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French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, June 22, 2017. European Union leaders are gathering for a two day summit to weigh measures in which to tackle terrorism and migration and to create closer defense ties. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
June 22, 2017 - 11:52 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The chairman of an EU summit says European leaders have agreed to crack down on online extremism and deepen efforts against European fighters joining extremists abroad. EU Council president Donald Tusk said the...
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Actress Angelina Jolie speaks to the media after meeting with the British Peace Support Team for East Africa, at the International Peace Support Training Center in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday June 20, 2017. The actor spoke out against sexual violence in conflict zones and zeroed in on sexual violence committed by peacekeepers globally, saying that the abuses carried out by those who wear uniform "destroys the purpose of peacekeeping which is to protect civilian life." (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
June 20, 2017 - 1:11 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Actress and U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday denounced the impunity with which rape is committed in conflict zones and the mistreatment of vulnerable women and children. Jolie spoke in Kenya to mark World Refugee Day. She visited a training center on...
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June 20, 2017 - 12:34 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Actress and U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday denounced the impunity with which rape is committed in conflict zones and the mistreatment of vulnerable women and children. Jolie spoke in Kenya to mark World Refugee Day. She visited a training center on...
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People march during a protest demanding the Spanish government fulfill its pledge to give shelter to refugees, in Madrid, Saturday, June 17, 2017. A few thousand protesters marched in Madrid on Saturday to urge Spain's conservative government to fulfill its pledge to give shelter to refugees from war-torn countries like Syria. Placards read in Spanish: "Asylum is a right not a plea", "Yes" and "Open the borders". (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 17, 2017 - 3:54 pm
MADRID (AP) — Protesters are marching in Madrid to urge Spain's conservative government to fulfill its pledge to give shelter to refugees from war-torn countries like Syria. Braving temperatures that reached 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) on Saturday, several thousand marchers followed...
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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin talks about a U.S. appeals court decision on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban Monday, June 12, 2017 in Honolulu. The decision by a unanimous three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals helps keep the travel ban blocked and deals Trump a second big legal defeat on the policy in less than three weeks. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
June 13, 2017 - 3:09 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Another appeals court, another defeat for the Trump administration. The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's executive order banning travelers from six mostly Muslim countries. A three-judge panel said the...
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FILE--In this Feb. 7, 2017, file photo, Karen Shore holds up a sign outside of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Calif. A ruling Monday, June 12, 2017, from a unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals deals the administration another legal defeat as the Supreme Court considers a separate case on the issue. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, file)
June 12, 2017 - 4:57 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Another U.S. appeals court stomped on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban Monday, saying the administration violated federal immigration law and failed to provide a valid reason for keeping people from six mostly Muslim nations from coming to the country. The decision by a...
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