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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson smiles during a news conference about President Trump's new executive order Monday, March 6, 2017, in Seattle. Trump signed an executive order Monday ordering new travel restrictions for residents of six Muslim-majority countries as well as a temporary ban on refugees from around the world, retooling a directive issued five weeks ago that stoked chaos at airports and drew international condemnation and a rebuke in the federal courts. The new ban, which takes effect March 16, halts travel for 90 days for residents of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 06, 2017 - 6:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's revised travel ban eases some of the legal questions surrounding the previous order, but critics said it does not answer all of them, including accusations that the measure is a thinly veiled attempt to discriminate against Muslims. Opponents promised to...
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In this Saturday Feb. 8, 2017 image two people hold flyers bearing the portrait of firebrand int-islam lawmaker Geert Wilders reading "Netherlands Again Ours"during his election campaign stop in Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam, Netherlands. The economy is up, unemployment is down and some Dutch prisons are so empty the government has been renting out cells. So why are polls indicating that the ruling parties are hemorrhaging votes ahead of the March 15 national elections, while right-wing anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders is set to make substantial gains ? (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 06, 2017 - 6:34 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The economy is up, unemployment is down and some Dutch prisons are so empty the government has been renting out cells. So why do polls indicate that the Netherlands' ruling parties are set to suffer big losses before a March 15 national election, while the party of...
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March 01, 2017 - 8:54 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A network of schools in Ethiopia linked to Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Turkey of masterminding a failed coup attempt last year, is changing ownership. The sale of the Nejashi Ethio-Turkish International Schools follows pressure from the government of...
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March 01, 2017 - 6:20 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A network of schools in Ethiopia linked to Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Turkey of masterminding a failed coup attempt last year, is changing ownership. The sale of the Nejashi Ethio-Turkish International Schools follows pressure from Turkish President Recep...
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Asti Gallina, a volunteer law student from the University of Washington, sits at a station near where passengers arrive on international flights at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Seattle. Gallina was volunteering with the group Airport Lawyer, which also offers a secure website and mobile phone app that alerts volunteer lawyers to ensure travelers make it through customs without trouble. Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump's new travel ban, which is expected to be released as soon as Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
February 28, 2017 - 8:36 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump's new travel ban — mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial executive order but hopeful the forthcoming version will be rolled out in a more orderly way. The new order...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2016 file photo, a Syrian man carries a carpet through a devastated part of the town of Palmyra as families load their belongings onto buses in the central Homs province in Syria. Syrian media says a pair of attacks on two security locations in the central Syrian city of Homs killed at least 30 people. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
February 25, 2017 - 8:29 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria and at peace talks in Geneva (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A leader of the main Syrian opposition group says the group shares the priorities of the new U.S. administration to fight the Islamic State group and contain Iran. Nasr Hariri, in an...
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In this Dec.17, 2011 file photo, women look at veils on display at an exhibition hall for the Muslim World Fair in Le Bourget, outside Paris. Le Pen's refusal to don a white headscarf ahead of a meeting this week with Lebanon's grand mufti, underscored how serious she is about enacting a stringent dress code that would risk stigmatizing France's large Muslim population anew and force the nation's Jews to give up one of their own cherished customs. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
February 24, 2017 - 2:52 am
PARIS (AP) — No more Muslim women in the Metro wearing the latest in headscarf attire. No more young Jewish boys in kippas dashing into the bakery for the family's dinner baquette. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen's plan to ban religious symbols from French streets if elected president this spring...
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Firebrand int-islam lawmaker Geert Wilders smiles during an election campaign stop in Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam, Netherlands Saturday Feb. 18, 2017. Now, as a March 15 parliamentary election looms, the political mood is turning inward as Wilders dominates polls with an isolationist manifesto that calls for the Netherlands "to be independent again. So out of the EU." (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
February 22, 2017 - 8:19 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have detained a security official in the group responsible for protecting anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders on suspicion of leaking classified information, a spokesman said Wednesday. The extent of the security breach and whether it has had any effect on...
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