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Trump asylum policy gets temporary reprieve from Court of Appeals

Trump asylum policy gets temporary reprieve from Court of AppealsThe asylum program was set to be shut down at 8 p.m. EDT (midnight GMT) by an order issued on Monday by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Seeborg, but the Trump administration had asked for the Court of Appeals in San Francisco to intervene. The Court of Appeals issued a two-paragraph order saying the lower court injunction was temporarily stayed while the parties prepare to submit arguments next week on the government’s request for a longer stay that would remain in place for the months-long appeals process. The government told the Court of Appeals in papers filed late Thursday that the United States faced “a humanitarian and security crisis” at the southern border and needed to the policy to deal with surging number of refugees.



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Erdogan's AK Party appeals for annulment of Istanbul local elections: Haberturk

Erdogan's AK Party appeals for annulment of Istanbul local elections: HaberturkTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party (AKP) has appealed to annul local elections in Istanbul, broadcaster Haberturk said on its website on Friday, after initial results showed the opposition won a narrow victory in the city. Haberturk, without citing sources, said the AKP office in Istanbul’s Buyukcekmece district had appealed to the provincial electoral office to annul the vote across the city due to what it said was illegal voter registrations in the district.



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Turkey recounts Istanbul votes after Erdogan's party appeals loss

Turkey recounts Istanbul votes after Erdogan's party appeals lossTurkish electoral authorities on Wednesday recounted votes in more than a dozen Istanbul districts after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AKP challenged results giving the opposition a narrow victory in a weekend election. The AKP won most votes nationwide in Sunday’s municipal ballot, but tallies also showed the party lost the capital Ankara and the country’s economic hub Istanbul in one of its worst setbacks in a decade and a half in power. AKP officials on Tuesday filed a challenge with electoral authorities saying they had found irregularities in ballots in both Ankara and Istanbul.



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Canadian man behind mosque massacre appeals sentence: reports

Canadian man behind mosque massacre appeals sentence: reportsA Canadian man sentenced to 40 years in prison without the possibility of parole for the killing of six worshippers at a Quebec mosque in January 2017 has launched an appeal, local media reported Friday. Alexandre Bissonnette was convicted on February 8 to life imprisonment for the murders, the deadliest attack on a Muslim place of worship in the West. In their appeal at the Quebec courthouse, Bisonnette’s lawyers argued that Judge Francois Hout had imposed “an illegal punishment, manifestly unreasonable and not indicated in ordering 40 years imprisonment before being eligible for parole,” according to the public Radio-Canada.



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Lebanon's Hezbollah appeals for donations to combat sanctions

Lebanon's Hezbollah appeals for donations to combat sanctionsLebanon’s Hezbollah movement on Friday called for donations from its popular base because it says it is coming under financial pressure as a result of Western sanctions. Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah’s appeal came after Britain announced on February 25 that it would seek to make membership of the Shiite movement or inviting support for it a crime. It also follows the United States ramping up sanctions against the group, with its latest raft of measures in November targeting Nasrallah’s son Jawad, among other individuals.



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Family of IS teen appeals to UK to help bring her home

Family of IS teen appeals to UK to help bring her homeLONDON (AP) — The family of a pregnant British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group urged the government Friday to help bring her home.



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Work urgently with me on Brexit: Britain's May appeals to EU

Work urgently with me on Brexit: Britain's May appeals to EUJust weeks after parliament resoundingly rejected her Brexit deal, May needs to persuade a reluctant EU to change the Withdrawal Agreement to help her get lawmakers’ approval before Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29. If she cannot, Britain, and May, face an uncertain future, opening the door to several scenarios – leaving without a deal which some businesses say might cripple the economy, another referendum, an early election or never leaving the EU at all.



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Neomi Rao: Trump's choice for appeals court criticised for comments on race, sexual assault and LGBT rights

Neomi Rao: Trump's choice for appeals court criticised for comments on race, sexual assault and LGBT rightsDonald Trump’s nominee to replace Brett Kavanaugh at a high-profile appeals court has been condemned by activists, who claim she has extreme views on race, sexual assault and LGBT rights. The American president chose Neomi Rao for a seat on the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit which was left empty after Mr Kavanaugh joined the Supreme Court. The 45-year-old currently serves as administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, and used to work for the George W Bush administration.



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U.S. appeals court will not restore Trump asylum order

U.S. appeals court will not restore Trump asylum orderA U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a defeat on Friday when it refused to allow his order barring asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally to take effect, while a court challenge proceeds. Trump cited an overwhelmed immigration system for his recent proclamation that officials will only process asylum claims for migrants who present themselves at an official entry point. Civil rights groups sued, arguing that Trump’s Nov. 9 order violated administrative and immigration law.



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George Conway Scorches Trump's 'Misleading' Attack On 9th Circuit Court Of Appeals

George Conway Scorches Trump's 'Misleading' Attack On 9th Circuit Court Of AppealsKellyanne Conway's attorney husband went toe to toe with President Donald



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