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Trump travel ban takes effect Thursday

There were no noted dissents among the nine justices in the unsigned decision, although three of the conservative justices said they would have gone a step further by granting Trump's request to implement the bans fully while the legal battle continues.



India PM Modi Before Trump Meeting: We Need US Jobs

Modi came to Washington looking to revitalize a relationship that had flagged as Trump looked to build a strong relationship with India's rival, China. In a concrete indication of that, the U.S. State Department approved the $365 million sale of a C-17 military transport aircraft. The administration is also set to offer a $2 billion sale of US -made unarmed drones to help in surveillance of the Indian Ocean.


How to watch Thursday's Congressional baseball game

How to watch Thursday's Congressional baseball game

House Speaker Paul Ryan said two members of the Capitol Police - Crystal Griner and David Bailey - were injured Wednesday. Bailey received a hero's welcome from a record crowd of almost 25,000 at Thursday's game when he threw out the first pitch, and Barth also showed up for the game, walking with crutches.



Syrian Kurdish forces seize new district from Islamic State in Raqqa

Cihan Shekh Ehmed, a spokeswoman for the USA -backed militia known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, said the group's fighters seized the western district of al-Qadisiya from IS on Monday. The U.S. also considers the PKK a terrorist organization, and has vowed it would never provide weapons to that group. But officials have indicated that 120 mm mortars, machine guns, ammunition and light armored vehicles were likely.



GOP senator to block arms sales over crisis with Qatar

Tillerson said in a statement Sunday that several of the demands Saudi Arabia and the other countries have placed on Qatar "will be very hard to meet". Corker is the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee. Erdogan demanded. "No offence, but Turkey is not such an ordinary country". Anwar Gargash, the UAE's state minister for foreign affairs, said Qatar should yield to the demands.


Juror says Cosby trial panel nearly evenly split

Juror says Cosby trial panel nearly evenly split

The juror told The Associated Press that the panel was nearly evenly split in its deliberations, with a similar number of jurors wanting to convict the 79-year-old entertainer as acquit him on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his Philadelphia-area home in 2004.