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A map of the many countries President Trump has rankled in his first two weeks

The Washington Post reported Wednesday evening that President Trump's post-inauguration phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull took a turn for the confrontational.<p>Trump bragged about the size of his election win and cut the call short after berating Turnbull about the Obama …

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Donald Trump Vows to ‘Totally Destroy’ Johnson Amendment That Walls Off Church and State

The president also took the time to boast about his reality-show ratings, and even to talk about how ‘faith lives on in my heart every single …

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Steve Bannon in 2016: legal immigration is the real “problem"

President Donald Trump’s sweeping visa and refugee ban is likely only the beginning.<p>Already he has signed a variation of a “Muslim ban” — and has suggested expanding it. He has pushed forward on the southern border wall, regardless of Mexico’s refusal to pay for it. And he is reportedly considering …

Google, Apple, Facebook plan to draft joint letter opposing Trump’s travel ban

It’s the first joint effort from big U.S. businesses to try to support immigration.<p>Alphabet, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Uber and Stripe, along with a consumer packaged goods company and others, have been working together on a letter opposing U.S. President Trump’s travel ban, according to …

No Pacific paradise: Trump's call to PM shines light on detention camps

President Donald Trump’s reported rift with Australia's leader over a deal to resettle refugees has shone a spotlight on the country's controversial program which sees thousands of migrants kept offshore on detention islands.<p>But these places in the Pacific Ocean are not tropical paradises: Amnesty …

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Trump vows to overturn ban on political activity by churches

WASHINGTON — President Trump promised faith leaders Thursday that he would "totally destroy" the law that prohibits churches from engaging in political activity, a move that would upend 63 years of settled tax law.<p>In an appearance at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, Trump said he would make …

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Trump signs directive to start border wall with Mexico, ramp up immigration enforcement

President Trump on Wednesday began putting in place his plan to ratchet up immigration enforcement, following through on major campaign pledges by signing executive actions to build a border wall with Mexico and cut off funds to cities that do not report undocumented immigrants to federal …

Immigration

Glitch forces Delta to cancel 280 flights - and maybe more

Thousands of domestic travelers were stranded Monday and Delta Air Lines took a social media hit from President Trump after a computer glitch forced cancellation of at least 280 flights.<p>Delta CEO Ed Bastian said 170 flights were canceled late Sunday and at least 110 were canceled Monday. More could …

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Google is pledging $4M to support U.S. immigration organizations

Google has created its largest humanitarian fund to date in response to President Trump’s executive order on immigration.<p>The search giant’s newest ‘crisis campaign’ is $4 million in size. The money will be donated to four organizations: the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Immigrant Legal …

Viber, Amazon and Microsoft join the ranks of tech giants fighting Trump's 'Muslim ban'

President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, widely known as the 'Muslim ban', is being met with resistance by an increasing number of …

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Wall St Trips as Trump's Travel Curbs Fuel Uncertainty

The S&P 500 and the Dow were set for their worst day in more than three months on Monday as investors worried over President Donald Trump's orders to restrict travel to the United States.<p>Trump on Friday signed executive orders to suspend travel to the United States from seven Muslim-majority …

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Acting attorney general declares Justice Department won’t defend Trump’s immigration order

Acting Attorney General Sally Yates has ordered Justice Department lawyers not to defend challenges to President Trump’s immigration order temporarily banning entry into the United States for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from around the world, declaring in a memo Monday …

Immigration

Trump Signs 3 Executive Orders, Including Withdrawal From Pacific Trade Deal

<b>Updated at 5:15 p.m. ET.</b><p>President Trump acted on Monday to keep a signature campaign promise: withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.<p>Trump's action is mostly symbolic.<p>As he signed the memorandum in the Oval Office, Trump said, "We've been talking about this for a long time," adding …

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