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Trump Takes Hawaii's Travel Ban Injunction To 9th Circ.

Judge Watson turned an earlier temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction in a lawsuit brought by the state of Hawaii challenging President Trump's travel directive as unconstitutional religious discrimination. But how long it will take for any appeals to be completed remains unclear. The department had argued that other parts of Trump's executive order allow the government to assess security risks, which don't concern the plaintiffs.


Australia just got hit with a real-life sharknado

Australia just got hit with a real-life sharknado

The photo was taken by emergency service crews checking on flooded roads in the area. A bull shark lies in a puddle following flooding in Ayr, Queensland, Australia. The storm quickly weakened as it moved inland, but continued to dump rain across Queensland and New South Wales through Thursday. No deaths have been reported as a result of the storm, which is said to have been the worst since 2011.


Sunken Ferry Sewol Emerges From Water In Massive Salvage Operation

Sunken Ferry Sewol Emerges From Water In Massive Salvage Operation

By 3:45am, Sewol's stabiliser surfaced from the water. Workers are planning to raise the ferry until its upper side reaches about 13 meters (42 feet) above the surface. Workers had hoped to finish the job Thursday morning, but they hit an earlier snag when the Sewol began rubbing against the pulleys and equipment on the barges lifting it, requiring the workers to rebalance it.


'El Chapo' health deteriorating in US custody: lawyers

'El Chapo' health deteriorating in US custody: lawyers

Guzman now remains in his cell for 23 hours a day, Monday to Friday. He never sees daylight unless he passes by a window when he meets with his lawyers. Since then, he has not been permitted a single telephone call under special administrative measures. A handcuffed Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was made to face the press, January 8, as he was escorted to a helicopter by Mexican soldiers and marines at a federal hangar in Mexico City.


STUFF OF NIGHTMARES: Mum captures enormous deadly snake next to toddler

STUFF OF NIGHTMARES: Mum captures enormous deadly snake next to toddler

And according to reports, she didn't realise she'd even captured an image with the snake in it until her older children told her to check the camera roll. "It was really windy", she said. "I'm surprised it didn't touch her, it was so close", Mrs Dickinson said. "Me on the other hand". When you first look at Bianca Dickinson's picture of darling little Molly, you won't notice it, but it's there...



North Korea 'acting very, very badly'

Rocket engines can be easily repurposed for use in missiles. "So that's part of the issue", military analyst Lieutenant General Mark Hertling was quoted as saying by CNN. And that's not an unusual outcome. USA aerospace expert John Schilling, a contributor to the 38 North North Korea monitoring website, said the motor appeared too big for any ICBM North Korea has been known to be working on, but would be a good fit for the second stage of a new space rocket it is planning - or for a ...