Canberra pledged to take an unspecified number of Central American refugees under a deal struck with former US president Barack Obama late last year.
US district judge Mark Goldsmith’s decision effectively means no Iraqi nationals can be deported from the US for several months.
The bipartisan bill aims to punish Russia for its 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and for alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
A US judge refused to revisit a court order that blocks Trump from carrying out a policy that threatens sanctuary cities harbouring immigrants.
Sessions brushed off Trump’s criticism over his recusal from the Russia investigation, saying he planned to continue serving ‘as long as that is appropriate’.
About one in eight Trump voters said they are not sure they would do so again after witnessing his tumultuous first six months in office, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.
US peace-building should look beyond buttressing the Kabul regime to engaging with major regional powers, namely Pakistan, China, and India.
Trump halts CIA’s covert programme to equip and train rebel groups fighting the government of the Syrian President, a move sought by Assad ally Russia.
Trump called 49 Republican senators to the White House for lunch, telling them they needed to settle their differences and postpone the summer recess.
US President Donald Trump said he would not have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general if he had known Sessions would recuse himself from the Russia investigation.
But in a partial win for Trump, the court gave the government more leeway to enforce a separate ban on refugees included in a March 6 executive order.
By ramping up the violence and allowing the Saudis to wreak carnage in the Yemen war, the US is essentially repeating the process that birthed ISIS.
Trump seeks to put pressure on Iran while keeping in place an agreement between Tehran and six world powers to curb its nuclear programme.
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had a previously undisclosed conversation during a dinner for G20 leaders at a summit earlier this month in Germany, a White House official said on Tuesday.
It’s unlikely the administration has either the will or the means to roll back the full suite of Obama-era reforms.
On Friday, Donald Trump appeared to hold the door open to a change of position on the 2015 Paris climate change agreement.
The criticism follows an acrimonious January telephone call between Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
He won the election touting his deal-making expertise, and there is an acute need of it, from North Korea to the Middle East. But beware of the fine print.
The US Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to block ruling that exempted grandparents of US citizens of refugees from Trump’s travel ban.
According to official sources the sanctions will target “low-hanging fruit” Chinese entities – small financial institutions and “shell” companies linked to North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs
The ruling by US District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu also opens the door for more refugees and deals Trump a fresh courtroom defeat.
The lawsuit said that some US Customs and Border Protection agents referred to President Trump’s tough immigration policies when turning away asylum seekers.
In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network, Trump said: “It doesn’t make sense not to have some kind of relationship.”
Trump Jr. was apparently told before meeting a Russian lawyer that it was part of a Russian government bid to aid his father’s presidential campaign.
The United States, Russia and Jordan reached the “de-escalation agreement,” at the G20 summit, ahead of the UN-based peace talks set to open this week.
Trump revealed that he and Putin had discussed forming the unit, but faced heavy bipartisan criticism with fellow Republican Lindsey Graham terming it “not the dumbest idea… but pretty close.”
Ivanka Trump helped launch a loan programme for women at the summit and caused a stir by briefly occupying her dad’s seat at the table with world leaders.
The meeting on June 9, 2016, was the first confirmed private meeting between members of the US president’s inner circle and a Russian national.
Past indelicacies put aside, the pair met for over an hour and a half, and had “substantive discussions” about joint action on North Korea and trade issues.
The ACLU which sought the extension argued that those arrested in immigration enforcement operations face persecution, torture or death if deported to Iraq.
Trump is considering “severe things” for North Korea, which on Tuesday test launched an intercontinental ballistic missile which could threaten US territories.
The judge declined “to usurp the prerogative of the Supreme Court to interpret its own order,” but ruled that Hawaii could ask SCOTUS directly to clarify which parts of the order should take effect.
The world’s top economic leaders try to bridge differences on climate change and trade as G-20 summit kicks off in Germany amid threat of violent protests.
By running amok in conflict zones since taking power, Trump might have finally inspired lawmakers to revoke the post-9/11 congressional war authorisation.
Grandparents, aunts, uncles or grandchildren of US citizens from six Muslim-majority countries are not being allowed to enter the country.
The ship sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam in an operation meant to challenge the competing claims of all three nations.
The feud erupted last month when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic and travel ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism and being an ally of regional foe Iran.
The video is a edited clip of Trump’s guest appearance at WWE Wrestlmania, and it ends with a restyled CNN logo which read “FNN: Fraud News Network.”
US President Donald Trump urged Republican senators in a tweet to repeal Obamacare immediately even if they cannot agree on a new plan to replace it.
The Pentagon ended its ban on openly trans people in 2016 under the Obama administration, but the delay under Trump’s administration has worried activists.