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The Supreme Court's Options in the Travel Ban Case

Trump issued his initial travel ban by executive order in January, but that measure caused chaos at airports and was quickly halted by the courts, prompting the administration to issue a new executive order with a narrower scope. The move this week is the latest development in a set of complicated legal proceedings. That would limit the practical impact if the application were granted. [Full Article...]

Former Mayor Bloomberg pledges millions to support Paris accord

Murkowski, who has described herself as an "agnostic" when it comes to the Paris climate agreement , said the country is obligated to help address climate change whether or not it's part of the worldwide agreement. Globally-successful USA -based businesses-be they Silicon Valley startups or mainstays such as General Electric and Westinghouse - have science and engineering in their corporate D... [Full Article...]

3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill

The names of both victims are not being released until family has been notified. The plant processes corn for food use, including corn flour, grits, and meal. Schools in the Cambria-Friesland district closed on Thursday because of the incident. She said she was pleased the district had called in extra counselors. [Full Article...]

Turkey summons US Ambassador over clash during Erdogan's US visit

Turkey summons US Ambassador over clash during Erdogan's US visit Ambassador John Bass , who represents the United States government in Turkey , was summoned by the Turkish Foreign Ministry so they could criticize how American police officers treated Turkish bodyguards who attacked protesters last week. [Full Article...]

Climate action 'unstoppable,' nations should stay course — UN chief

A different route would be for America to withdraw from the 1992 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change , under whose auspices the pact was negotiated. And they're doing great. The US has a history of playing the bully in global climate negotiations. Calculations suggest withdrawal from the Paris accord could result in emissions of up to 3 billion tons of additional carbon dioxide a year -... [Full Article...]

Summer meals program launches in Kingsport

Summer meals program launches in Kingsport By the time their adventure ended, they had served 567 meals over the summer. Children can also choose to participate in the Summer SOAR program at Linford from 1-to-5 p.m. Meals will be served Monday through Thursday only at Los Molinos Elementary, 7700 Stanford Ave., 8-8:30 a.m. and 11:30 to noon. The program runs through July 28th with the exception of July 3rd and 4th. [Full Article...]

Notre Dame Grads Stage Walkout During Vice President Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

Graduating seniors at the University of Notre Dame , including some sporting rainbow flags draped around them or on their caps, walked out of their own commencement to protest the discriminatory views guest speaker Mike Pence has espoused, according to ABC News . [Full Article...]

Working toward accessible and affordable health care

Nearly half of the public, 49 percent, holds favorable views of the ACA, while 42 percent have negative views, which are among the law's most positive ratings tracked in polls by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation in the years since the law's passage. [Full Article...]


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