If the Supreme Court rules that Title IX protects transgender students, the decision would become the law of the land, binding the Trump administration and the states.
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives secured a landmark victory in a parliamentary by-election on Friday, boosting her hand ahead of upcoming Brexit negotiations as her rivals suffered damaging poll setbacks.
The US military estimates that ISIS drew 45,000 foreign fighters from more than 100 nations around the world and is a trans-regional threat.
Kim Jong Nam died on February 13 after being assaulted by two women who wiped the toxic chemical on his face as he prepared to board a flight to Macau at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
LGBT advocates, who argue the state law banning local protections for gay and transgender people is discriminatory, said they were disappointed.
While conservatives celebrate Trump’s role in delivering them victory in November’s election, his agenda veers from traditional right-wing principles like limited government and open trade.
The shooter reportedly got into an argument with the victims in a racist tone, and shouted “get out of my country” and “terrorist” before shooting them.
The present preoccupation with controlling social motion through borders is not new– in fact, it is a theme that runs throughout history.
“As a symbol of the state and the people of Japan, I will share their pain and their joys, praying for their happiness,” Naruhito told reporters in Tokyo.
Trudeau’s critics say this increases the chance of abuse at a time when the administration of US President Donald Trump is cracking down on immigrants.
In recent years, tens of thousands of Central American families including Guatemalans have moved to the US, many seeking asylum from ruthless street gangs.
The crowd carried banners with slogans such as “The government should fight (Russian President Vladimir) Putin, not Ukrainians.”
The South Asian country has been struck by a wave of terrorist attacks in recent weeks, killing at least 130 people across the country and leaving hundreds wounded.
China bought about 22 million tonnes of coal from North Korea last year, up 15%, with most of it arriving by sea through five ports along China’s east coast.
The incident comes at an awkward time as US President Donald Trump considers whether to continue normalising relations with the Caribbean island.
A Reuters correspondent saw around 200 women and children being transported on buses by federal police to the town of Hammam al-Alil.
Protesters calling themselves “water protectors” have rallied against plans to route the Dakota Access Pipeline beneath a lake near a reservation, saying the project poses a threat to water resources and sacred tribal sites.
Jose Serra said he would return to the Senate and work to push through President Michel Temer’s economic reform agenda.
The US Department of Homeland Security unveiled plans on Tuesday to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, and will seek to send many of them to Mexico if they entered the US from there.
Obama had instructed public schools last May to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms matching their chosen gender identity, threatening to withhold funding for schools that did not comply.
Joaquin Guzmán is Mexico’s worst ‘bad hombre’, but his extradition to the US won’t stop the Sinaloa Cartel.
Why did the Druze come to the Middle East? DNA technology and modern day genetics may offer insight into origins of the esoteric Druze people- a mystery yet unsolved.
2017 could be the year of the far-right in Europe, and spell the end of the EU.
Lenin Moreno, a leftist was the clear leader of Sunday’s election, pocketing 39.21% of valid votes versus 28.34% for Lasso, with 95.3% of votes counted.
Legal advocates for transgender people say federal law and the civil rights of Americans are legally enforced by the federal government, as was born out during the civil rights movement of the 1960s that led to legal equality for African-Americans.
Scores of establishment Hong Kong figures, including top former officials and some leading opposition democrats, had written letters vouching for Tsang’s good character and longstanding public service over four decades in a bid for mitigation ahead of sentencing.
Police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said that the official, a suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s murder, held the rank of second secretary at the embassy.
On President’s Day bomb threats were sent to 11 Jewish community centres, including ones in the Houston, Chicago and Milwaukee.
Canadian police said that they had bolstered their presence at the Quebec border and created a temporary refugee centre to process the asylum seekers.
Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster is a highly regarded military tactician and strategic thinker, but his selection surprised some observers.
While the EU says it has the right to send away all economic migrants if it chooses, its existing laws on human rights say asylum seekers awaiting a ruling on their cases can only be deported to countries that meet certain conditions.
In western Mosul, the UN estimates that up to 400,000 civilians, half of them children, already suffering shortages could be displaced by the offensive.
Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) are trailing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday, after a different survey on Sunday put the SPD ahead.
According to US officials the structures built on Spratly islands, which already have military air-strips, could be considered a military escalation.
First introduced in early 2014, Khan is a Muslim, Pakistani-American teenager who fights crime in Jersey City, directly confronting a “war on terror culture” that regards Muslim-Americans as threats.
It was unclear whether the new crackdown would target groups like the Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba, which are aligned against rival India.
East-West conflict over Ukraine is likely to continue to loom large when it comes to Russian foreign relations, especially as there seems no way – short of a third world war – that it is ever likely to relent on the main issue, its annexation of Crimea.
Yucatán state of Mexico has become a new energy frontier in the country, while the indigenous population is fearful of losing out on their livelihoods.
Russian UN envoy Vitaly Churkin was regarded highly by President Vladimir Putin and was always a pugnacious defender of Russian policy, notably its intensive bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo last year to crush rebels opposed to President Bashar al-Assad.
Nearly 70,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar’s Rakhine State to Bangladesh to escape a crackdown launched after nine policemen were killed in attacks on border posts on October 9 that Myanmar blamed on Rohingya militants.