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U.S. top court to hear post-Sept. 11 detentions lawsuit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear an appeal by former senior officials during George W. Bush's presidency seeking to block a lawsuit filed by immigrants, mainly Muslims, detained after the Sept. 11 attacks who said they faced abusive treatment.
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President Donald Trump is expected to retain Marc Kasowitz as his private attorney during the investigations into possible ties between his campaign and Russia, sources told NBC News.Kasowitz has rep
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers in the Illinois Senate on Tuesday voted in favor of a budget and tax package that includes hikes to income and sales taxes in a go-it-alone effort to break the
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has tapped a lawyer who has represented him on business matters to serve as his private attorney as a special counsel investigates whether his campaign wo
Marc Kasowitz has represented Trump in other matters for 15 years.
The largest living vertebrate mammal on Earth today, the blue whale, can grow to over 100 feet in length, and other baleen whales grow up to massive sizes as well. But these gigantic creatures weren’
A Lethbridge, Alta. woman is facing charges after allegedly posting threats online against Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, wife of Prime Minister Justin Tru
Senate Intelligence Committee members say all options are on the table.
Critical status means a further attack may be imminent, PM says, with military personnel being deployed at key locations.
The King County sheriff’s Marine Rescue Unit rescued two people who became trapped on a small island in the Green River, east of Auburn. One of the victims was flown to a Seattle hospital with a life
One victim is being flown to a Seattle hospital.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday they would subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's businesses after Flynn declined
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former CIA director John Brennan said on Tuesday he had noticed contacts between associates of Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia during the 2016 election and grew
The two leaders are set to meet on May 24.
The federal government is using a deep mine of digital data to map out what it says are the economic benefits to the United States of its unfettered
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has retained Marc Kasowitz as his private attorney for the special counsel's probe of alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election and possible ties betw
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - While U.S. President Donald Trump's budget proposal for national defense increases spending, it falls short of campaign promises to rebuild the Navy and a "historic" increase in
Guy Langlois took his own life on April 24 after spending 118 days in solitary confinement at a federal institution in New Brunswick, CBC News has le
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s proposals to slash federal aid to the poor, the sick and people living in rural areas reflect conservatives' demands for a smaller federal government bu
Tehran, May 23, IRNA – First concrete result of POTUS cozying up to despots in Riyadh: Deadly attack on peaceful protesters by emboldened Bahrain regime. Google it, the foreign minister said.
Moscow, May 23, IRNA – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced on Tuesday that Iran should not be ignored in political settlement process for the Syrian crisis, and added that Iran is the ma
Tehran, May 23, IRNA - Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Tuesday condemned attack on peaceful protesters in Bahrain, adding that the attack has its roots in al-Khalifa rulers’ miscalculatio
The Senate intelligence committee says it will subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's businesses.The committee has already subpoenaed Flynn for documents regarding his conta
UK terror threat level raised to highest level of 'critical', meaning further attack may be imminent, prime minister says.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed drastically slashing U.S. foreign aid spending in Mexico and Central America, which are struggling with drug violence, graft and pove
Authorities continue to assess whether additional measures are needed.
Tehran, May 23, IRNA -- Interior Ministry security official hailed intelligence dominance in the country, and said that the security measures have been intensified and all the security threats have b
Pravin Gordhan spoke out against the scourge of rampant corruption, saying there should be harsh consequences for those involved in corruption.
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula declared that no woman reporting abuse should be turned away from a police station.
Tehran, May 23, IRNA -- Head of the Presidential Office Mohammad Nahavandian said the elimination of extreme poverty by 2020 is on government agenda.
The wave of abuse against women and children has a direct link to the apartheid system which was fundamentally violent, Minister Nathi Mthethwa said.
Beirut, May 23, IRNA - Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem said on Tuesday that the government of President Hassan Rouhani supports the Lebanese resistance movement.
The swat heard 'round the world appears to have a sequel.Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hearings in the Senate and House of Representatives on Tuesday showed there is no evidence of collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and that President Don

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