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US court backs Trump travel ban

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MNA International Desk: The US Supreme Court on Tuesday handed Donald Trump one of the biggest victories of his presidency, upholding his travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries and rejecting the argument that it represented unconstitutional religious discrimination, reported news agency. The 5-4 ruling, with the court’s five conservatives in the majority, ended a fierce fight in the courts over whether the policy amounted to an unlawful Muslim ban. Trump can now claim vindication after lower courts had blocked his travel ban announced in September, as well as two prior versions, in legal challenges brought by the state of Hawaii ...

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US Supreme Court backs Trump travel ban

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MNA International Desk: The US Supreme Court said Monday that the government could fully enforce a revised ban on travelers from six mainly Muslim countries pending appeal, backing President Donald Trump in the year-long battle over the controversial measure. The court stayed October rulings from two lower courts that had blocked implementation of the ban on visitors from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen while legal challenges to it continued. The third version of Trump’s travel ban, unveiled in September, drew immediate challenges in federal appeals courts in Richmond, Virginia and San Francisco, California. Plaintiffs argued that the measure ...

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US confirmed North Korea travel ban

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MNA International Desk: The United States confirmed Friday that it plans to ban its nationals from traveling to North Korea, in the wake of the death of an American student who was imprisoned by Pyongyang during a tourist visit. Travel agencies organizing trips to the isolated country had said earlier Friday they were informed of the impending change. Strict warnings against travel to North Korea had already been in place, but Washington toughened its stance after the death in June of Otto Warmbier. The 22-year-old University of Virginia student was imprisoned for more than a year on charges of stealing ...

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