Ninth Circuit Wrestles With Unblocking Trump’s Travel Ban

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit heard arguments Wednesday on the third version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, just two days after the Supreme Court allowed the full version of the executive order to take effect pending appellate review.

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US Putting Off Planned Ban on Its Use of Cluster Bombs

The Pentagon has put off indefinitely a planned ban on using certain cluster bombs, which release explosive sub-munitions, or bomblets. The U.S. military considers them a legitimate and important weapon, although critics say they kill indiscriminately and pose hazards to civilians.

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EPA Rebuked for Resistance to Public Input on Clean Power Plan Repeal

The Trump administration has little interest in hearing dissenting opinions — or scientific facts — as it moves to repeal an Obama-era initiative intended to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, officials from New York and Connecticut said during a public hearing on Wednesday.

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