Thousands protest against travel ban outside White House

Thousands protest against travel ban outside White House

Protesters carried signs welcoming Muslims and disparaging the Trump administration. One sign said, “Respect existence or expect resistance;” a yellow poster had the message, “Will trade one ‘tyrant’ president for 50,000 refugees.”

Supreme Court considers charges of unlawful detention after 9/11 

Supreme Court considers charges of unlawful detention after 9/11 

Attorneys in a long-standing civil rights lawsuit argued Wednesday before the Supreme Court that former Attorney General John Ashcroft and other high-level Bush administration officials should be held accountable for “unlawful policies” that resulted in the detention of over 700 Muslim immigrants following the 9/11 attacks in 2001.

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French defense minister calls for stepped-up war on ISIS

Saying that France is in a state of war against the Islamic State, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Wednesday said his country will increase its military operations in the Middle East to hit back at the terrorist group and called on its allies to join in decisive strikes against ISIS-held territories.

TSA fixing problems, if slowly

TSA chief Peter Neffenger assured t that his team put sweeping reforms in place after 2014 audits showed an agency that, faced with balancing efficiency and security, managed neither.

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