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Video: Pima deputy shoots & kills 17-year-old Sudanese boy as he stabs fellow deputy

The Pima County Regional Critical Incident Team released surveillance video and audio recordings of a March 12 incident that led to the shooting of a 17-year-old boy, and the critical wounding of a Pima County sheriff's deputy. ... Read more»

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Trump gets partial win from Supreme Court on stalled travel ban

The Supreme Court said Monday that the Trump administration can proceed, for now, with a limited version of its restrictions on refugees and travelers from six majority-Muslim countries, a ban that critics called at thinly veiled Muslim ban.... Read more»

9th Circuit refuses to revive Trump travel ban

President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Monday as a second federal appeals court refused to revive his travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority nations in a dispute headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.... Read more»

Judge blocks Trump's new travel ban before it takes effect

Just hours before President Trump's revised travel ban was set to go into effect, a U.S. federal judge in Hawaii on Wednesday issued an emergency halt to the order's implementation. The judge ruled that while Trump's order did not mention Islam by name, "a reasonable, objective observer ... would conclude that the Executive Order was issued with a purpose to disfavor a particular religion."... Read more»

New travel ban by Trump stirs familiar arguments for, against

President Trump signed a revised travel ban that dials back vetting procedures from his earlier order but keeps much of the rest – sparking similar debate. The changes did not impress Rep. Raul Grijalva, who said the only difference between it and the new version “is the time Trump and his cronies spent scheming up a plan to get it past our legal system.”... Read more»

Executive order: Complete text of Trump's new travel ban

The complete text of President Trump's new executive order: "Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States."... Read more»

Trump signs revised travel ban order, leaves Iraq off

President Trump signed a revised executive order Monday banning citizens from six Muslim-majority nations from traveling to the U.S. but removing Iraq from the list, after his controversial first attempt was blocked in the courts. The new order keeps a 90-day ban on travel by citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.... Read more»

Trump expected to order border wall work, temporary refugee ban

President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders starting on Wednesday that include directing the construction of a border wall with Mexico, a temporary ban on most refugees and a suspension of visas for seven Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Africa.... Read more»

Texas student arrested for homemade clock likely to transfer schools

A Texas teenager whose arrest for bringing a homemade clock to school drew a national outcry, said Wednesday that he would probably be transferring schools. ... Read more»

Counting Americans of Middle Eastern, North African descent

Creating a new census category would have economic and political ramifications for Americans of Middle Eastern and North African descent.... Read more»

Explainer: What's going on in South Sudan

GlobalPost's senior correspondent in East Africa decodes what you need to know about Africa's biggest problem of the moment.... Read more»

Should your next cup of Nespresso come from South Sudan? George Clooney thinks so

Nespresso frontman George Clooney calls the company's plan to develop coffee plantations in South Sudan a "game-changing move." ... Read more»

Hidden war: Scores killed, displaced in Sudan's Nuba Mountains

Khartoum continues to refuse humanitarian access to the Nuba Mountains. The ongoing war is being conducted almost entirely of sight. ... Read more»

Drone strikes test legal grounds for war on terror

The Obama administration has justified its counter-terror strategy on a law Congress passed just days after 9/11. But more than a decade later, does it fit the facts on the ground? ... Read more»

U.S. and Israel hold largest joint military exercise ever

If there was any doubt about the degree of cooperation between the top military brass of Israel and the United States, the coming month should put those doubts to rest.... Read more»

Commentary

Sudan faces new charges of war crimes

As thousands cower in caves, the Enough Project petitions an African commission to stop Sudan from bombing civilians in the Nuba Mountains.... Read more»

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