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US Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban to take effect pending appeal

US Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban to take effect pending appeal

 The US Supreme Court said Monday that the government could fully enforce a revised ban on travelers from six mainly Muslim countries pending appeal, backing President Donald Trump in the year-long battle over the controversial measure.

Dec 05, 2017, 06:35 AM IST
Bakery refuses to make cake for gay wedding, case to be heard in US court

Bakery refuses to make cake for gay wedding, case to be heard in US court

When Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig entered the "Masterpiece Cakeshop" bakery in a Denver suburb on July 19, 2012, they were giddy about choosing their wedding cake.

Nov 23, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
White House asks US Supreme Court to allow full travel ban

White House asks US Supreme Court to allow full travel ban

The White House asked the US Supreme Court on Monday to allow President Donald Trump`s latest travel ban to take full effect after an appeals court in California ruled last week that only parts of it could be enacted.

Nov 21, 2017, 08:53 AM IST
US Supreme Court throws out travel ban ruling

US Supreme Court throws out travel ban ruling

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an appeals court ruling that struck down President Donald Trump`s previous temporary travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority nations countries that has now expired.

Oct 11, 2017, 06:41 AM IST

US Supreme Court to examine lengthy immigrant detentions

The Supreme Court is set to examine Tuesday whether thousands of migrants subjected to lengthy detentions in immigration centers should have a right to a bond hearing.

Oct 03, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
US top court rejects Donald Trump's bid to include grandparents in travel ban

US top court rejects Donald Trump's bid to include grandparents in travel ban

The US Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday a bid by President Donald Trump to include grandparents and other relatives in his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries.

Jul 20, 2017, 00:26 AM IST
Indian students worry about physical safety in US: Survey

Indian students worry about physical safety in US: Survey

Overall, international undergraduate yield has dipped slightly from 26 to 24 per cent from fall 2016 to fall 2017.

Jul 15, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
US Supreme Court revives Donald Trump travel ban order

US Supreme Court revives Donald Trump travel ban order

The travel ban will go into effect "with respect to foreign nationals who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.

 

Jun 26, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

Top US court to take up privacy case on cell phone data

Critics hold that police should not be granted access to cell phone location data without a probable cause warrant.

Jun 05, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
Donald Trump seeks 'much tougher' travel ban, expedited hearing

Donald Trump seeks 'much tougher' travel ban, expedited hearing

US President Donald Trump called today for a "much tougher version" of his travel ban and an "expedited" hearing for the measure before the Supreme Court.

Jun 05, 2017, 18:38 PM IST

US Supreme Court sets deadline for travel ban filings

The US Supreme Court has set a 10-day deadline for the challengers of President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban on citizens from six Muslim- majority countries to respond to the government's emergency request to let the order take effect.

Jun 03, 2017, 13:26 PM IST

Reinstate travel ban on six Muslim nations: Donald Trump to US Supreme Court

The Trump administration has asked the United States Supreme Court to reinstate its travel ban blocking the entry of citizens from six Muslim-majority countries.

Jun 02, 2017, 10:52 AM IST
Arkansas's fourth execution in eight days ends death chamber flurry

Arkansas's fourth execution in eight days ends death chamber flurry

Arkansas on Thursday executed its fourth inmate in eight days, administering a lethal injection to a man who killed two people after escaping from a prison where he had been serving a life sentence for murdering a cheerleader.

Apr 28, 2017, 13:36 PM IST

US state of Arkansas executes two prisoners in one night

The last US state to execute two convicts in one night was Texas in August 2000.

Apr 25, 2017, 11:05 AM IST

Supreme Court clears way for Arkansas' first execution in 12 years

The US Supreme Court cleared the way on Thursday for Arkansas to conduct its first execution in 12 years by removing holds on the lethal injection of a death row inmate, just 30 minutes before the state`s death warrant expired.

Apr 21, 2017, 10:45 AM IST

US Supreme Court blocks execution

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the state of Arkansas' request to execute the first prisoner in a tight schedule of eight death sentences before the end of the month, the media reported.

Apr 18, 2017, 13:38 PM IST
Neil Gorsuch takes oath as US Supreme Court judge

Neil Gorsuch takes oath as US Supreme Court judge

Neil Gorsuch was on Monday sworn in as the new judge of the US Supreme Court, capping a grueling confirmation process and filling the seat once held by the late conservative icon Antonin Scalia.

Apr 10, 2017, 23:12 PM IST
In big win for Trump, Senate approves his conservative court pick

In big win for Trump, Senate approves his conservative court pick

The Senate, which last year refused to consider Democratic former President Barack Obama's nominee to the court, voted 54-45 to approve Republican Trump's pick, Colorado-based federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch.

Apr 07, 2017, 22:29 PM IST
US Senate set to approve Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick

US Senate set to approve Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick

Republicans have a 52-48 Senate majority and all of them support Gorsuch, as do a handful of Democrats. The vote is expected at around 11:30 a.m. (1530 GMT) on Friday.

Apr 07, 2017, 20:37 PM IST

US Senate set for pivotal vote on Supreme Court nominee

Republicans were expected to fall short of being able to halt the filibuster, but have said they have the votes needed to change long-standing Senate rules.

Apr 06, 2017, 21:12 PM IST