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In January President Trump first signed the order, sparking protests and chaos at airports around the US.
Trump administration defends interpretation of travel ban ruling

Tuesday 4 July 2017 09:00

The administration of US President Donald Trump opposed opening the door to grandparents from six Muslim-majority countries on Monday.


Transgender activists and supporters protest potential changes by the Trump administration in federal guidelines issued to public schools in defense of transgender student rights.
Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms

Thursday 23 February 2017 10:11

President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice.


With quarterly profit of $3.57 billion, more than double the $1.56 billion it reported a year ago, Facebook showed no signs of slowdown in growth.
Facebook eases past Wall Street earnings estimates

Thursday 2 February 2017 06:59

Facebook had been warned in November that ad growth would likely slow "meaningfully" due to limits on ad load.


Kentucky clerk unlikely star in fight against gay marriage

Thursday 3 September 2015 14:04

Fans of Kim Davis have rallied around the Kentucky clerk while foes have lined up in protest since she touted her religious beliefs in defiance of a court order to issue same-sex marriage licenses.


US judge strikes down Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage

Saturday 7 June 2014 16:10

A federal judge deemed Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional to the delight of gay couples who immediately began rushing to county offices to wed as word of the ruling spread.


Same-sex marriage is legal in 13 states in the United States of America
Ruling on same-sex marriage sparks fights in New Jersey

Wednesday 3 July 2013 18:02

Gay rights activists plan to ask a New Jersey judge on Wednesday to declare same-sex marriage legal in the state.


US Supreme Court prepares to tackle gay marriage

Thursday 29 November 2012 10:14

The US Supreme Court meets tomorrow to decide how it will handle challenges to the status of gay marriages.


Andrew Conley was 17 in November 2009 when he killed his brother, Conner, while wrestling in their home.
Indiana court allows life sentence for teen killer

Wednesday 1 August 2012 06:14

The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld a sentence of life without parole for a teenager who said he wanted to be like the fictional television serial killer Dexter.


Oil heads for worst quarter since 2008 crisis

Friday 29 June 2012 05:25

Crude oil futures fell as much as 3%, and are on track for the worst quarterly performance since the 2008 financial debacle.


Shell believes the lawsuits are without merit
Shell sued for causing climate change

Thursday 15 March 2012 11:10

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell Plc says it is being sued for causing climate change, suggesting recent court set-backs for environmentalists had not put an end to global warming lawsuits.


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