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trump executive order: calls of 'let them in' at airport protests


protests have been taking place in some airports across the us after president donald trump signed an executive order banning migrants and refugees from several muslim countries. in a setback for mr trump, a federal judge has issued an emergency stay order that temporarily blocks the government from deporting people who land with valid visas.trump executive order: us judge temporarily halts deportations






federal judge stays deportations of detainees after challenge to trump order


the order drew cries of outrage from a range of activist and advocates for muslims, arabs and immigrants. more than 4,000 academics from universities nationwide signed a statement of opposition and voiced concern the ban would become permanent. they described it as discriminatory and "inhumane, ineffective and un-american."the executive action has caused "complete chaos" and torn apart families, said abed ayoub, legal and policy director of the american-arab anti-discrimination committee.






federal judge blocks deportations under trump's 'extreme vetting' order for refu


after a day of chaos at airports around the world, a federal judge in brooklyn on urday night stayed deportations under president trump’s executive order barring citizens of some muslim countries from entering the united states. u.s. district judge ann m. donnelly ordered a halt to any removal of refugees or others who hold valid visas to enter the united states—meaning those who have arrived at u.s. airports from the seven predominantly muslim countries named under the president’s executive order can remain, for now. the judge did not rule on the legality of the executive order, nor did she say that others who have not yet arrived in the u.s. can be allowed to proceed. the ruling e in response to a petition filed by the american civil liberties union on behalf of two iraqis detained a






federal judge in new york bars u.s. from deporting travelers with valid visas co


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13 held at o'hare after trump order, but park ridge man freed


thirteen people were believed to be in custody urday night at o'hare international airport as authorities enforced president donald trump's executive order on immigration from certain majority-muslim countries — a crackdown that left relatives frantic and prompted protesters to rush to the airport.late in the day, a federal judge in new york temporarily barred the u.s. from deportations under the order, and lawyers at o'hare isting those in custody said they expected them to be freed soon.a few travelers had already been released after hours of questioning. they included hessan noorian, a park ridge resident returning with his family from iran.noorian and his wife, zahra amirisefat, knew about trump's order before boarding their flight home to chicago. but the couple never imagined it woul






federal judge grants emergency stay allowing trump-stranded travelers who landed


a federal judge in brooklyn, new york issued an emergency stay on urday that temporarily blocks the u.s. government from sending people out of the country after they have landed at a u.s. airport with valid visas.the american civil liberties union estimates the stay will affect 100 to 200 people detained at u.s. airports or in transit, but government lawyers could not confirm that number.the ruling by judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court for the eastern district of new york e during a hearing called after president donald trump issued an executive order blocking people from seven muslim-majority from entering the united states and putting a temporary halt to refugee admissions.(reporting by mica rosenburg, writing by frank mcgurty; editing by nick zieminski)






trump suspends admission of refugees, increases vetting of muslims; vows priorit


"if we're looking for the perfect way to deal with this, i'm not sure it exists," said ira mehlman, a spokesman for the federation for american immigration reform (fair). "what we need to do is, the best we can, balancing the competing obligations of protecting people in imminent peril and the safety of the american people."the unhcr has warned for several years that the world is undergoing a refugee and migration crisis of epic proportions, comparable only to the period after world war ii. some analysts caution that the decision to suspend refugee admissions to a country that defines itself as a nation of immigrants could lead other governments to follow suit and undermine u.s. credibility."if you want ironclad guarantees, you'd have to stop all immigration, business travelers and student






federal judge blocks deportations under trump's 'extreme vetting' order for refu


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trump executive order: us judge temporarily halts deportations


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption new york's jfk airport was among several which drew large protest crowds on urday a us judge has issued a stay temporarily halting the deportation of visa holders or refugees under an executive order from president trump.the american civil liberties union (aclu) filed a legal case early on urday in response to the order.the judge's stay prevents those "caught up" in the aftermath from being deported, the aclu said.the group estimates that between 100 and 200 people were being detained at airports or in transit.the court decision e as hundreds protested at airports in several us states over donald trump's clamp down on immigration.his executive order, signed on friday, halted the entire us refugee programme and also instituted a 90-day travel ban for






protesters gather at minneapolis airport in wake of refugee ban


a small group of people carrying signs and chanting gathered urday evening at the minneapolis-st. paul international airport to protest president donald trump’s crackdown on refugee admissions to the united states.the demonstrators at the terminal 1 international baggage claim carried signs opposing the executive order trump issued friday night that bars migrants from seven primarily muslim countries, including business people, students and those with valid visas.there were no known detainments of anyone coming into the minneapolis airport on urday, authorities said.the rally was one of several airport protests nationwide, including a daylong demonstration outside new york’s john f. kennedy international airport, where two iraqi men were detained urday morning. one has since been released.






trump executive order: us judge temporarily halts deportations


media captionprotesters shouted "let them in" at demonstrations at new york's jfk airporta us judge has issued a stay temporarily halting the deportation of visa holders or refugees under an executive order from president trump.the american civil liberties union (aclu) filed a legal case early on urday in response to the order.the judge's stay prevents those "caught up" in the aftermath from being deported, the aclu said.the group estimates that between 100 and 200 people were being detained at airports or in transit.the court decision e as thousands protested at airports in several us states over donald trump's clamp down on immigration.his executive order, signed on friday, halted the entire us refugee programme and also instituted a 90-day travel ban for nationals from iran, iraq, libya






trump shames us with policies based on fear


donald trump’s “extreme vetting” plan to keep out “radical islamic terrorists,” is a policy based in fear, rather than facts. the ban suspends immigration from seven muslim-majority nations for 90 days and suspends all entry of syrian nationals indefinitely. this means the fixers that have saved my life in the middle east for the past two…






new orleans mayor wants to crack down on crime starting with bourbon street


new orleans is known for its rich cultural history that’s still a pivotal part of the big easy’s identity. with various areas drawing attention from tourists and natives, bourbon street and its bars remain one of the most visited areas for an endless supply of good times.but mayor mitch landrieu wants to place a timeframe on how long these establishments can stay open for business day-to-day. according to the ociated press, city officials are pondering a plan to have bars close their doors to patrons after 3 a.m. this will be in an effort to cut down on crime in n.o.read: one dead, nine injured in shooting on new orleans’ bourbon street“we’re going to try to encourage them, through changing their environment, that it’s going to be a little bit more comfortable for them to go inside the bar






judge bars u.s. from deporting travelers with valid visas covered by trump order


new york -- a federal judge in new york has barred the u.s. from deporting travelers with valid visas covered by president trump’s executive order.playvideocbs evening newschaos, confusion at airports as immigration crackdown takes effect president trump signed an executive order that puts a four-month hold on all refugees settling in the u.s., a 90-day ban for visitors from seven ... the federal judge, in brooklyn, issued an emergency stay on urday. it temporarily prevents the u.s. government from sending people out of the u.s. after they landed with valid vises at u.s. airports, reuters reported.the department of homeland security has not seen the judge’s order issuing an injunction and therefore could not say how it will change how they implement the president’s orders tomorrow, cbs new






milwaukee protesters denounce trump immigration crackdown


milwaukee — protesters in milwaukee have demonstrated against president donald trump's immigration crackdown.more than 100 protesters rallied outside of the federal courthouse in milwaukee on urday. the milwaukee journal sentinel (http://bit.ly/2k3nndg ) reports many of the protesters were iranian-born university of wisconsin system faculty and graduate students.protesters chanted and carried signs saying "no ban no wall" and "i'm a scientist, not a terrorist."soroush aslani, an istant professor at the university of wisconsin-whitewater, said he has canceled a trip next month to visit family in canada, because he's afraid he won't be able to re-enter the u.s.on friday, trump issued an executive order that suspends the entry of all refugees to the united states for 120 days. the order also






protesters gather at minneapolis airport in wake of refugee ban


protesters gathered late urday afternoon at the minneapolis-st. paul international airport, just hours after several travelers were detained as part of president donald trump's crackdown on the admission of refugees.minnesotans planned a 5 p.m. solidarity rally at the terminal 1 international baggage claim opposing trump's executive order barring migrants from seven primarily muslim countries — including business people, students and those with valid visas. before the rally, there were no known detainments of immigrants entering msp.the rally followed airport protests nationwide, including a daylong demonstration outside new york's john f. kennedy international airport, where two iraqi men were detained urday morning. one has since been released.a delta airlines spokeswoman said the compan






us judge blocks trump's order to ban muslim travellers


a federal judge has blocked part of president donald trump's executive order on immigration, ruling that travellers who have already landed in the us with valid visas should not be sent back to their home countries.lawyers had filed a legal case in response to the order that includes a 90-day entry ban on citizens of seven muslim-majority nations.us district judge ann donnelly's ruling late on urday concerns dozens of people who were detained at us airports following trump's actions. the american civil liberties union (aclu), which had filed a cl action lawsuit against the ban, hailed the temporary stay of execution as a victory."this ruling preserves the status quo and ensures that people who have been granted permission to be in this country are not illegally removed off us soil," lee ge






us judge blocks trump's order to ban muslim travellers


a federal judge has blocked part of president donald trump's executive order on immigration, ruling that travellers who have already landed in the us with valid visas should not be sent back to their home countries.lawyers had filed a legal case in response to the order that includes a 90-day entry ban on citizens of seven muslim-majority nations.us district judge ann donnelly's ruling late on urday concerns dozens of people who were detained at us airports following trump's actions. the american civil liberties union (aclu), which had filed a cl -action lawsuit against the ban, hailed the temporary stay of execution as a victory.  "this ruling preserves the status quo and ensures that people who have been granted permission to be in this country are not illegally removed off us soil," lee






us judge blocks trump's order to ban muslim travellers


a federal judge has granted an emergency stay of president donald trump's executive order to ban the entry of people from several muslim countries into the united states.the temporary measure allows travellers who have already landed in the us with valid visas to stay in the country.us district judge ann donnelly's ruling late on urday followed a cl -action lawsuit brought earlier in the day by the american civil liberties union (aclu) and other groups in new york city that won a temporary stay of execution, ending the detention of those with valid visas as well as residency cards arriving in the us."victory!!!!!!" the aclu tweeted after donnelly issued her decision."our courts today worked as they should as bulwarks against government abuse or unconstitutional policies and orders."aclu sa






judge suspends part of trump refugee ban, bars deportations


a federal judge in brooklyn issued an emergency stay of part of president trump’s executive order on immigration, ruling that sending refugees and others back would cause “irreparable harm.”washington — a federal judge blocked part of president trump’s executive order on immigration late urday, ordering that refugees and others t ped at airports across the united states should not be sent back to their home countries. but the judge stopped short of letting them into the country or issuing a broader ruling on the constitutionality of trump’s actions.aclu lawyers who sued the government to block the white house order said the decision, which e after an emergency hearing in a new york city courtroom, could affect 100 to 200 people who were detained upon arrival at u.s. airports in the wake of






judge suspends trump order; bars deportation of refugees


new york — a federal judge blocked part of president donald trump’s executive order on immigration urday evening, ordering that refugees and others t ped at airports across the united states should not be sent back to their home countries. but the judge stopped short of letting them into the country or issuing a broader ruling on the constitutionality of trump’s actions.lawyers who sued the government to block the white house order said the decision, which e after an emergency hearing in a new york city courtroom, could affect an estimated 100 to 200 people who were detained upon arrival at u.s. airports in the wake of the order that trump signed friday afternoon, a week into his presidency.judge ann m. donnelly of u.s. district court in brooklyn, who was nominated by former president bara






trump shuts door on refugees, but will the us be safer?


washington — president donald trump says his halt to immigration from seven muslim-majority nations and ban on refugees is being done in the name of national security. but it's not clear the measures will help prevent attacks on american soil, and they could wind up emboldening extremists who already view the u.s. as at war with islam.recent acts of deadly extremist violence have been carried out either by u.s. citizens or by individuals whose families weren't from the nations singled out. and the list of countries in trump's order doesn't include saudi arabia, where most of the sept. 11 hijackers were from, or other places with a more to terrorism in america.the admissions ban announced friday also does not directly address a more urgent law enforcement concern: homegrown violent extremis






donald trump's #muslimban sparks outrage and fear


what trump orderedrefugee programme suspended for four monthsvisas to syrian nationals haltednumber of refugees us plans to accept cut to 50,000immigration from countries with "terrorism" concerns stopped for 90 daysthree-month ban applied to iraq, syria, iran, sudan, libya, somalia, yemen"disgraceful", "a travesty", "racist".these were some of the words used to describe a measure signed off by us president donald trump that suspends immigration from several muslim-majority countries, and indefinitely bans syrians - including refugees - from entering the united states.closing off his first week in office, trump signed the order on friday at the pentagon, saying the move would help protect americans from "terrorist" attacks."trump's latest executive order is likely to hurt the people most i






judge suspends trump order; bars deportation of refugees


new york — a federal judge blocked part of president donald trump’s executive order on immigration urday evening, ordering that refugees and others t ped at airports across the united states should not be sent back to their home countries. but the judge stopped short of letting them into the country or issuing a broader ruling on the constitutionality of trump’s actions.lawyers who sued the government to block the white house order said the decision, which e after an emergency hearing in a new york city courtroom, could affect an estimated 100 to 200 people who were detained upon arrival at u.s. airports in the wake of the order that trump signed friday afternoon, a week into his presidency.judge ann m. donnelly of u.s. district court in brooklyn, who was nominated by former president bara






former italy prime minister berlusconi faces trial on corruption charges


rome—just when silvio berlusoni hopes to run for office after being sidelined by a tax-fraud conviction, a milan judge has ordered him to be tried on corruption charges.the italian news agency ansa, reporting from milan, said judge carlo ottone de marchi set trial to begin april 5 in milan.milan daily corriere della sera says the former three-time premier is accused of having shelled out millions of euros, plus expensive...






us refugee hopeful: president trump order 'shattered my dreams'


28 january 2017 last updated at 14:46 gmt a transgender iraqi woman describes how her dreams were "shattered" when president trump signed an executive order to limit immigration from seven muslim countries.trump's refugee and travel suspension: key pointstrump's refugee and travel suspension: world reacts






trump shuts door on refugees, but will the us be safer?


washington — president donald trump says his halt to immigration from seven muslim-majority nations and ban on refugees is being done in the name of national security. but it's not clear that the measures will help prevent attacks on american soil, and they could wind up emboldening extremists who already view the u.s. as at war with islam.recent high-profile acts of deadly extremist violence have been carried out either by u.s. citizens or by individuals whose families weren't from the nations singled out. and the list of countries doesn't include saudi arabia, where most of the sept. 11 hijackers were from, or other places with a more to terrorism in america.the admissions ban announced friday also does not directly address a more urgent law enforcement concern: homegrown violent extremi






federal judge stays deportations after trump's order barring refugees, migrants


president donald trump's sweeping executive order to suspend refugee arrivals and impose tough controls on travellers from seven countries was met with protests at u.s. airports. jerry mar , emma brown, katherine shaverthe washington posta federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted a request from the american civil liberties union to stop the deportations after determining that the risk of injury to those detained by being returned to their home countries necessitated the decision.minutes after the judge's ruling in new york, another e in v






trump refugee order: judge stays deportations


by jerry mar ,emma brown and david nakamura, (c) 2017, the washington postjudge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted a request from the aclu to stay deportations of those detained on entry to the united states following president donald trump’s executive order.after a brief hearing in front of a small audience that filtered in from a crowd of hundreds outside, donnelly determined that the risk of injury to those detained by being returned to their home countries necessitated the decision. she seemed to have little patience for the arguments presented by the government, which focused heavily on the fact that the two defendants named in the suit had already been released. at one point, she visibly lost patience with a government attorney who was participating by phone.






at sea-tac, inslee and other officials denounce immigrant ban ‘train wreck’


“these people couldn’t run a two-car funeral,” gov. jay inslee said of the white house. “it is a train wreck. it can’t stand. we’re drawing the line here at sea-tac.” meanwhile, airport officials are trying to connect families there with lawyers who might help them.ibado ahmed was at seattle-tacoma international airport on urday morning to meet her husband, who was coming from somalia via vienna. his flight arrived as scheduled. but ahmed, a refugee who has lived in seattle 12 years according to family members, did not get to see her husband.federal customs agents detained him. port of seattle commissioner courtney gregoire said she tried to arrange for ahmed’s husband to meet with an attorney. “unfortunately, he was already on his way back to vienna,” gregoire said.president trump's execu






as u.s. bans refugees, alarms remain over homegrown extremists


by eric tuckerwashington (ap) — president donald trump says his halt to immigration from seven muslim-majority nations and ban on refugees is being done in the name of national security. but it’s not clear that these measures will help prevent attacks on american soil, and they could wind up emboldening extremists who already view the u.s. as at war with islam.the list of countries does not include saudi arabia, where the majority of the sept. 11 hijackers were from, and recent high-profile acts of deadly extremist violence have been carried out either by u.s. citizens or by individuals whose families weren’t from the nations singled out.the admissions ban announced friday also does not directly address a more urgent law enforcement concern: homegrown violent extremists already in the unit






as us bans refugees, alarms remain over homegrown extremists


washington — president donald trump says his halt to immigration from seven muslim-majority nations and ban on refugees is being done in the name of national security. but it's not clear whether these measures will help prevent attacks on american soil, and they could embolden extremists who already view the u.s. as at war with islam.the admissions ban announced friday also does not directly address a more urgent law enforcement concern: homegrown violent extremists already in the united states who plot their attacks without any overseas connections or contacts."the primary terrorism-related threat facing the u.s. today comes from individuals living here who become inspired by what they see on the internet who carry out attacks independent of any terrorist organization," said john cohen, a






donald trump’s #muslimban sparks outrage and fear


disgraceful, a travesty, racist. these were some of the words used to describe a measure signed off by us president donald trump that suspends immigration from several muslim-majority countries, and indefinitely bans syrians – including refugees – from entering. closing off his first week in office, trump signed the order on friday at the pentagon, saying…






as u.s. bans refugees, alarms remain over homegrown extremists


by eric tuckerwashington (ap) — president donald trump says his halt to immigration from seven muslim-majority nations and ban on refugees is being done in the name of national security. but it’s not clear whether these measures will help prevent attacks on american soil, and they could embolden extremists who already view the u.s. as at war with islam.the admissions ban announced friday also does not directly address a more urgent law enforcement concern: homegrown violent extremists already in the united states who plot their attacks without any overseas connections or contacts.“the primary terrorism-related threat facing the u.s. today comes from individuals living here who become inspired by what they see on the internet who carry out attacks independent of any terrorist organization,”






trump shuts door on refugees, but will the us be safer?


washington (ap) — president donald trump says his halt to immigration from seven muslim-majority nations and ban on refugees is being done in the name of national security. but it’s not clear that these measures will help prevent attacks on american soil, and they could wind up emboldening extremists who already view the u.s. as at war with islam.the list of countries does not include saudi arabia, where the majority of the sept. 11 hijackers were from, and recent high-profile acts of deadly extremist violence have been carried out either by u.s. citizens or by individuals whose families weren’t from the nations singled out.the admissions ban announced friday also does not directly address a more urgent law enforcement concern: homegrown violent extremists already in the united states who






at sea-tac, inslee and other officials denounce immigrant ban ‘train wreck’


“these people couldn’t run a two-car funeral,” gov. jay inslee said of the white house. “it is a train wreck. it can’t stand. we’re drawing the line here at sea-tac.” meanwhile, airport officials are trying to connect families there with lawyers who might help them.confusion, angst, protests and legal actions greeted president donald trump’s executive order as travelers trying to reach seattle from some muslim countries dealt urday with unprecedented bans on refugees.before a federal judge in new york blocked part of the order late urday, seattle-tacoma international airport, gateway for thousands of muslim travelers and refugees arriving from overseas each year, be e a flashpoint. government officials, locals affected by the chaotic implementation of the orders and even employers struggle






judge suspends part of trump refugee ban, bars deportations


a federal judge in brooklyn issued an emergency stay of part of president trump’s executive order on immigration, ruling that sending refugees and others back would cause “irreparable harm.”washington — a federal judge blocked part of president trump’s executive order on immigration late urday, ordering that refugees and others t ped at airports across the united states should not be sent back to their home countries. but the judge stopped short of letting them into the country or issuing a broader ruling on the constitutionality of trump’s actions.aclu lawyers who sued the government to block the white house order said the decision, which e after an emergency hearing in a new york city courtroom, could affect 100 to 200 people who were detained upon arrival at u.s. airports in the wake of






at sea-tac, inslee and other officials denounce immigrant ban ‘train wreck’


“these people couldn’t run a two-car funeral,” gov. jay inslee said of the white house. “it is a train wreck. it can’t stand. we’re drawing the line here at sea-tac.” meanwhile, airport officials are trying to connect families there with lawyers who might help them.confusion, angst, protests and legal actions greeted president donald trump’s executive order as travelers trying to reach seattle from some muslim countries dealt urday with unprecedented bans on refugees.before a federal judge in new york blocked part of the order late urday, seattle-tacoma international airport, gateway for thousands of muslim travelers and refugees arriving from overseas each year, be e a flashpoint. government officials, locals affected by the chaotic implementation of the orders and even employers struggle






protesters gather at minneapolis-st. paul airport in wake of refugee ban


about 100 people gathered urday evening at the minneapolis-st. paul international airport to protest president donald trump’s crackdown on refugee admissions to the united states.the protesters gathered near the terminal 1 international arrival gate, carrying signs opposing the executive order, which bars migrants from seven primarily muslim countries.they shouted slogans such as “no hate! no fear! immigrants are welcome here!” the only international flight to arrive during the hourlong demonstration was from cancun, mexico. arriving travelers appeared confused by the activity and the signs. some raised their thumbs in support.there were no known detainments of anyone coming into the minneapolis-st. paul airport urday, authorities said.the rally was one of several airport protests nationwi






as us bans refugees, alarms remain over homegrown extremists


washington (ap) — president donald trump says his halt to immigration from seven muslim-majority nations and ban on refugees is being done in the name of national security. but it’s not clear whether these measures will help prevent attacks on american soil, and they could embolden extremists who already view the u.s. as at war with islam.the admissions ban announced friday also does not directly address a more urgent law enforcement concern: homegrown violent extremists already in the united states who plot their attacks without any overseas connections or contacts.“the primary terrorism-related threat facing the u.s. today comes from individuals living here who become inspired by what they see on the internet who carry out attacks independent of any terrorist organization,” said john coh






judge bars u.s. from deporting travelers with valid visas covered by trump order


new york -- a federal judge in new york has barred the u.s. from deporting travelers with valid visas covered by president trump’s travel ban.playvideocbs evening newschaos, confusion at airports as immigration crackdown takes effect president trump signed an executive order that puts a four-month hold on all refugees settling in the u.s., a 90-day ban for visitors from seven ... cheers broke out in a crowd of demonstrators outside a brooklyn courthouse as the decision, effective nationwide, was announced. the order barred u.s. border agents from removing anyone who arrived in the u.s. with a valid visa from iraq, syria, iran, sudan, libya, somalia and yemen. it also covered anyone with an approved refugee application.   the department of homeland security has not seen the judge’s order is






u.s. judge bars deportations under trump's travel ban


washington — a federal judge issued an emergency order urday night temporarily barring the u.s. from deporting people from nations subject to president donald trump's travel ban, saying travelers who had been detained had a strong argument that their legal rights had been violated.u.s. district judge ann donnelly in new york issued the emergency order after lawyers for the american civil liberties union filed a court petition on behalf of people from seven predominantly muslim nations who were detained at airports across the country as the ban took effect.the judge's order affected only a portion of trump's executive action. as the decision was announced, cheers broke out in crowds of demonstrators who had gathered at american airports and outside the brooklyn courthouse where the ruling w






at sea-tac, inslee and other officials denounce immigrant ban ‘train wreck’


“these people couldn’t run a two-car funeral,” gov. jay inslee said of the white house. “it is a train wreck. it can’t stand. we’re drawing the line here at sea-tac.” meanwhile, airport officials are trying to connect families there with lawyers who might help them.ibado ahmed was at seattle-tacoma international airport on urday morning to meet her husband, who was coming from somalia via vienna. his flight arrived as scheduled. but ahmed, a refugee who has lived in seattle 12 years according to family members, did not get to see her husband.federal customs agents detained him. port of seattle commissioner courtney gregoire said she tried to arrange for ahmed’s husband to meet with an attorney. “unfortunately, he was already on his way back to vienna,” gregoire said.most read storiesunlimi






new italian trial set for berlusconi in corruption case


rome — just when silvio berlusoni hopes to run for office after being sidelined by a tax-fraud conviction, a milan judge has ordered him to be tried on corruption charges.the italian news agency ansa, reporting from milan, said judge carlo ottone de marchi set trial to begin april 5 in milan.milan daily corriere della sera says the former three-time premier is accused of having shelled out some 10 million euros (dollars), plus expensive gifts, to 20 young women who attended y parties at his arcore villa near milan. berlusconi's lawyers deny any wrongdoing by their client, saying he is being tried for his "generosity" to the women.prosecutors allege the center-right leader opposition aimed to "buy" the women's silence in various trials involving him.






protesters gather at minneapolis-st. paul airport in wake of refugee ban


about 100 people gathered urday evening at the minneapolis-st. paul international airport to protest president donald trump’s crackdown on refugee admissions to the united states.the protesters gathered near the terminal 1 international arrival gate, carrying signs opposing the executive order, which bars migrants from seven primarily muslim countries.they shouted slogans such as “no hate! no fear! immigrants are welcome here!” the only international flight to arrive during the hourlong demonstration was from cancun, mexico. arriving travelers appeared confused by the activity, but some raised their thumbs in support.there were no known detainments of anyone coming into the minneapolis-st. paul airport urday.the rally was one of several airport protests nationwide, including a daylong demo






federal judge in brooklyn blocks parts of trump’s travel ban


a federal judge late urday blocked part of president donald trump’s executive order barring entry of any non-u.s. citizens from seven majority-muslim countries, ruling that people already in airports across the united states should not be sent back — a partial victory for immigration attorneys who had challenged the detentions nationwide.u.s. district court judge ann m. donnelly issued the order after an emergency hearing in federal court in brooklyn, where lawyers from the american civil liberties union and the national immigration law center, among others, had sought a complete stop to trump’s order.most popular nation storiesthe news brought cheers from hundreds of people gathered outside the courthouse, and hundreds more protesters who had demonstrated throughout the day at kennedy air






federal judge in brooklyn blocks parts of trump’s travel ban


a federal judge late urday blocked part of president donald trump’s executive order barring entry of any non-u.s. citizens from seven majority-muslim countries, ruling that people already in airports across the united states should not be sent back — a partial victory for immigration attorneys who had challenged the detentions nationwide.u.s. district court judge ann m. donnelly issued the order after an emergency hearing in federal court in brooklyn, where lawyers from the american civil liberties union and the national immigration law center, among others, had sought a complete stop to trump’s order.most popular nation storiesthe news brought cheers from hundreds of people gathered outside the courthouse, and hundreds more protesters who had demonstrated throughout the day at kennedy air






protesters gather at minneapolis-st. paul airport in wake of refugee ban


about 100 people gathered urday evening at the minneapolis-st. paul international airport to protest president donald trump’s crackdown on refugee admissions to the united states.the protesters gathered near the terminal 1 international arrival gate, carrying signs opposing the executive order, which bars migrants from seven primarily muslim countries.they shouted slogans such as “no hate! no fear! immigrants are welcome here!” the only international flight to arrive during the hourlong demonstration was from cancun, mexico. arriving travelers appeared confused by the activity and the signs. some raised their thumbs in support.there were no known detainments of anyone coming into the minneapolis-st. paul airport urday, authorities said.the rally was one of several airport protests nationwi






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the action says that when u.s. refugee admissions program admissions resume, the secretary of state, in consultation with the secretary of homeland security, is directed to make changes, to the extent permitted by law, “to prioritize refugee claims made by individuals on the basis of religious-based persecution, provided that the religion of the individual is a minority religion in the individual’s country of nationality.”






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live every day at 15:00 gmt, newsgrid, al jazeera's first interactive news bulletin, gives you the opportunity to engage with the world's news stories on and off the grid. main topics on urday, january 28: - us president donald trump has banned the entry of syrian refugees to the united states until further notice. the executive order, signed on friday, also suspends the us refugee programme for 120 days and limits entry of those from seven muslim-majority countries for at least 90 days. we examine the legality of the measure, and what it means from those most affected. - after visiting trump on friday, british prime minister theresa may is in the turkish capital, ankara, for talks with president recep tayyip erdogan. it is the first official visit since may be e prime minister. we go live