Ninth Circuit Hears Travel Ban Arguments Again Today

In 2012. Hawkins joined Judge Stephen Reinhardt's majority ruling striking down California's gay marriage ban. Trump's attempted travel bans have caused the number of refugees coming into the plummet in the last two months, despite his executive orders largely being blocked in the courts.

Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs to 164

With more rain expected Monday, rescuers raced to evacuate people from the most vulnerable areas. Five rivers in the south and west of the island have flooded, affecting more than 61,000 people, the agency says . The UN has promised to donate water purification tablets, tents and other supplies for the displaced, while the USA and Pakistan both announced they will soon dispatch a consignment of relief supplies.

Germany Stands By Merkel's Stunning Remarks On Relations With US, UK

Germany Stands By Merkel's Stunning Remarks On Relations With US, UK

She, however, emphasized the need for continued friendly relations with the US. "They are a pillar for our foreign and security policy and Germany will continue to work on strengthening those relationships". And Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel , also a Social Democrat, said Monday that if the Trump administration "finds pushing through national interests more important than an global order.

Trump lectures world leaders about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation contributions in Brussels

The atmosphere was further eroded by a report in Germany's Der Spiegel , which claimed that Trump told European Union leaders in a closed-door meeting that "the Germans are very, very bad". The president had been under heavy global pressure during the trip to affirm the United States' commitment under the Paris agreement to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and other pollutants believed to be warming the earth to harmful levels.

Angela Merkel Says Europe Can No Longer Rely on Trump's America

Angela Merkel's spokesman has defended her comments at the weekend warning that Europe could no longer rely on the U.S., saying a healthy transatlantic partnership depended on the German Chancellor's ability to be honest with her American counterpart.

PM to inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam

PM to inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam

The campaign's name has been linked with the surname of the Prime Minister- ' Making of Developed India (MODI). China has always been building infrastructure along the border unlike India, which, experts say, avoided building roads in the region, fearing a repeat of the 1962 war when the People's Liberation Army troops entered Assam.