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Republican lawmaker sees House immigration bill failing: Fox News

Conservative Republican Representative Mark Meadows said on Monday he expects an immigration bill to be offered in the House of Representatives on Tuesday will fail, but that it will be followed by legislation aimed at keeping immigrant families together at the Mexican border.

U.S. prosecutors cancel meeting with Stormy Daniels: lawyer

A meeting between adult film actress Stormy Daniels and federal prosecutors in New York investigating President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen scheduled for Monday has been canceled, a lawyer representing Daniels said late on Sunday.

Supreme Court poised to rule on Trump travel ban, other cases

The U.S. Supreme Court, winding down its nine-month term, will issue rulings this week in its few remaining cases including a major one on the legality of President Donald Trump's ban on people from five Muslim-majority nations entering the country.

Pentagon eyes temporary camps for immigrants at two bases

The U.S. military is preparing to build temporary camps at two military bases to house immigrants, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday, in the latest sign of a growing U.S. military support role for President Donald Trump's politically charged immigration policies.


Supreme Court ruling backs Republican congressional maps in North Carolina

WASHINGTON Dealing a setback to Democrats on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court threw out a lower court's ruling that Republicans lawmakers in North Carolina drew congressional district boundaries to ensure lopsided victories for their own party, violating Democratic voters' constitutional rights.