Supreme Court approves most parts of Trumps travel ban

Supreme Court approves most parts of Trumps travel ban

The U.S. Supreme Court approved most of President Trumps travel ban. The executive order temporarily blocks travel to the U.S. from six Middle Eastern and North African countries for 90 days, and suspends all refugee resettlement in the U.S. for 120 days. The banned countries include Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The Supreme Court will hear arguments over the orders constitutionality in October. Jun 27, 2017
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visits air base in western Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visits air base in western Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad climbed into a Russian Sukhoi Su-35 during trip to Hmeymim Air Base located near Latakia in western Syria, June 27, 2017. Assad was given a tour of the base by Russian military officials and reportedly briefed on the whereabouts of militants affiliated with Al-Qaeda and attempting to overthrow his Assads government. Jun 27, 2017
Nicola Sturgeon postpones plans for second Scottish referendum until Brexit terms are clear

Nicola Sturgeon postpones plans for second Scottish referendum until Brexit terms are clear

Scotlands devolved government has shelved its immediate plans to hold a second independence referendum until after the terms of Britains exit from the EU are clear, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday (27 June).The Scottish parliament previously backed Sturgeons bid to hold a new referendum in 2018 or early 2019, but British Prime Minister Theresa May had refused to enter discussions on the proposal. Jun 27, 2017