In victory for Trump, Supreme Court dismisses travel ban case

Richard Wolf and Gregory Korte, USA TODAYPublished 8:13 p.m. ET Oct. 10, 2017 | Updated 10:01 p.m. ET Oct. 10, 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge to President Trump’s temporary travel ban. According to the Court, “we express no view on the merits.” USA TODAY (Photo: JIM LO SCALZO, JIM LO SCALZO, EPA) CONNECTTWEET 12LINKEDIN 43COMMENTEMAILMORE WASHINGTON…

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Tomgram: Ann Jones, When Will They Ever Learn?

Posted by Ann Jones at 2:01pm, September 19, 2017. Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch.  Last year, an internal report commissioned by the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the agency that oversees Voice of America and other U.S. government-supported foreign news outlets, examined the “perception of U.S. international media in Afghanistan.” This study, obtained by TomDispatch via the Freedom of Information Act, concluded that Afghans…

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TO PREVENT REBELLION, SPAIN DOCKS CRUISE SHIP HOUSING 16,000 RIOT POLICE IN BARCELONA PORT

Published: September 21, 2017 Share | Print This TeilenTwitterFacebookGoogle+StumbleUponEmailPinterestReddit SOURCE: MIKE MISH SHEDLOCK Bloomberg reports Spain Hires Cruise Liner to House Police in Rebel Catalonia. Catalonia president Carles Puigdemont responded that the Spanish government actions are ‘beyond the limits of a respectable democracy’ but vote will go ahead. Will it? Spain has discreetly hired ferries to be moored in…

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Czechs Take Legal Action Over EU Rules on Gun Control

Aug. 9, 2017, at 11:05 a.m. MORE Czechs Take Legal Action Over EU Rules on Gun Control PRAGUE (Reuters) – The Czech Republic filed a lawsuit on Friday against a new European Union directive tightening gun ownership, aimed at limiting access to semi-automatic and other weapons after deadly Islamist attacks in western Europe. The European…

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Japan’s doctors propose raising ‘outdated’ retirement age to 75

 Older people increasingly represent a greater share of the declining Japanese population. Photograph: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images Daniel Hurst in Tokyo @danielhurstbne Tuesday 18 July 2017 12.54 BSTLast modified on Tuesday 18 July 2017 13.20 BST Doctors have come up with a novel idea to help Japan keep pace with its rapidly ageing population: raising the definition of senior citizen to those aged…

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Zimbabwe 2.0: South Africa President Proposes Land “Expropriation Without Compensation”

by Tyler Durden Jul 6, 2017 2:30 AM 430 SHARES TwitterFacebookReddit With every passing day the formerly booming nation of South Africa is getting ever closer to the formerly banana republic of Zimbabwe. On Wednesday, South Africa’s ruling African National Congress proposed at its 5th annual national policy conference that in addition to potentially nationalizing the country’s central…

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Switzerland considering trying Livni for ‘war crimes’

Swiss Attorney General confirms it’s considering suit against Livni submitted by pro-Palestinian group for her role in Operation Cast Lead. Contact Editor Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/17 13:32 Share   Tzipi Livni Hadas Parush/Flash 90 The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland has confirmed that it is considering a request by a pro-Palestinian group to…

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JUDGE PROTECTING SANCTUARY CITIES USING SAME TRICK TO STOP TRAVEL BAN

GARTH KANT About | Email | Archive Subscribe to feed Central American migrants ride trains through Mexico to the United States WASHINGTON – Federal judges are using the same strategy to skirt the law in order to protect sanctuary cites as they used to stop the president’s travel ban, according to an administration source familiar…

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