Trump Muslim ban plan erased from website

A reporter asks White House press secretary Sean Spicer why President Trump’s website still mentions “preventing Muslim immigration”, and the online page is erased shortly afterwards. Trump Muslim ban plan erased from website

Appeals Court Skeptical of Trump Administration’s Defense of Executive Order Restricting Travel – NBCNews.com

Appeals Court Skeptical of Trump Administration’s Defense of Executive Order Restricting Travel – NBCNews.com

A majority of the judges on a federal appeals court seemed skeptical of the government’s defense for President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting travel, during courtroom arguments Monday. The Justice Department urged the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond to lift a stay imposed by a Maryland federal judge March 16th blocking the administration […]

Trump travel ban: Bill Clinton-appointed judges to decide Hawaii appeal – Fox News

Former President Bill Clinton appointed the three judges who will hear the appeal of Hawaii’s challenge to President Trump’s travel ban targeting six predominantly Muslim countries. Michael Daly Hawkins, Ronald Gould and Richard Paez sit on the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and will take up the arguments in the Seattle […]

UK firms struggle to find employees – even before Brexit bites – The Guardian

Employers in the UK are struggling to fill vacancies after the sharpest drop for more than a year in the number of available candidates, according to a report that points to more recruitment difficulties ahead once Brexit bites. Even before the potential restrictions on immigrants once the UK leaves the EU, firms are reporting skills […]

Indigenous people exposed to UK nuclear tests given healthcare aid – BBC News

Indigenous people exposed to UK nuclear tests given healthcare aid – BBC News

Image caption A British nuclear test at Maralinga, in the South Australian outback Indigenous Australians who were exposed to radiation from British nuclear tests will receive upgraded healthcare, the Australian government has announced. From 1952 to 1963, Britain detonated bombs at Maralinga and Emu Field in South Australia, and the Montebello Islands off Western Australia. […]

Jakarta governor Ahok found guilty of blasphemy

Jakarta governor Ahok found guilty of blasphemy

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Purnama has denied blasphemy and plans to appeal The outgoing governor of Jakarta has been sentenced to two years in prison for blasphemy and inciting violence. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, also known as Ahok, is an ethnic Chinese and Christian. The case was seen as a test of Indonesia’s religious […]