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US court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against Muslims

President Donald Trump’s travel ban targeting people coming from six Muslim-majority countries violates the U.S. Constitution by discriminating on the basis of religion, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday in another legal setback for the policy. The Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, on a 9-4 vote, became the second federal appeals court to rule against the ban, ...

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Trump administration criticizes Senate DACA immigration plan

The Trump administration offered venomous criticism of a bipartisan immigration plan Thursday, as senators struggled to reach a consensus on a bill to protect young immigrants coming from deportation along with also boost border security. The Senate later blocked that will measure along with also another favored by President Donald Trump. The White House along with also Department of Homeland ...

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Senate blocks DACA immigration plans

Getty Images Immigration activists take part in a National Day of Action for a Dream Act right now protest on February 7, 2018 in Washington D.C. A coalition of activists came through across the U.S. to demonstrate for a ‘Clean Dream Act’ to be passed in Congress as part of spending negotiations. The Senate blocked multiple immigration proposals on Thursday ...

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World’s seafood supply endangered by criminals at sea

Ted Kemp | CNBC Ice vendors preserve shrimp for sale in an open-air, vegetable as well as seafood market in Yangon, Myanmar. Finally, the item’s hard to determine who the real perpetrators are — even when violating boats are identified. Illegal fishing vessels change names as well as intentionally obscure their ownership. A vessel at sea may be owned by ...

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Hedge fund Bridgewater makes $22 billion bet against European firms

The European filings show Bridgewater has bet against firms ranging via Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever to French oil group Total, along with via Deutsche Bank along with German industrial group Siemens to Italian bank Intesa. The group’s short positions have emerged piecemeal in a series of filings which were made public throughout January along with February, although Bridgewater will likely ...

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US bond yields, oil prices along with dollar in focus

Over in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 0 rose 1.16 percent to end at 5,909, with the energy, materials along with gold sectors among the best-performing sectors. Major miners were higher on the day: Rio Tinto jumped 4.06 percent along with BHP gained 3.56 percent by the end of the session. Australian insurer Suncorp fell 2.4 percent by the end of the ...

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UK blames Russia for cyberattack, says won’t tolerate disruption

Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images A lock screen through a cyber attack warns that will data files have been encrypted on a laptop computer in This particular arranged photo. Britain blamed Russia on Thursday for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser. ...

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Saudi Arabia to restrain oil exports in March, confident cuts will stabilize market

Heinz-Peter Bader | Reuters Saudi Arabia’s Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih listens during a news conference after an OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria, November 30, 2017. Saudi Arabia will restrain its oil exports in March despite lower domestic need for crude as OPEC’s leader is actually pushing to eliminate fully the global oil glut in addition to combat worries about a ...

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