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In blow to Trump, U.S. appeals court refuses to reinstate travel ban 6:11pm EDT

In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a U.S. appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, calling it discriminatory and setting the stage for a showdown in the Supreme Court. | Video

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U.S. lawmakers to fight massive Trump Saudi arms deal

WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday seeking to stop at least a portion of President Donald Trump's sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia.

Election 2016 6:25pm EDT
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Lieberman withdraws from consideration to be FBI director

WASHINGTON Former U.S. Senator and Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration to be the next director of the FBI, citing the potential for an appearance of a conflict of interest given President Donald Trump's decision to retain an attorney who works at the same firm.

Election 2016 5:02pm EDT
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House panel chairman says FBI declines for now to meet request for Comey-linked documents

WASHINGTON The Federal Bureau of Investigation has declined for now to give the House Oversight Committee documents it had requested regarding communications between former FBI chief James Comey and President Donald Trump, the head of the panel said on Thursday.

Election 2016 5:05pm EDT
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Trump arrives in Sicily ahead of Group of Seven summit

SIGONELLA, Italy U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Sicily from Brussels on Thursday ahead of a two-day Group of Seven summit at which other leaders are expected to pressure him to soften his stance on trade and climate change.

Election 2016, World 5:22pm EDT

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