WASHINGTON (Reuters) – About 900 U.S. State Department officials signed an internal dissent memo protesting a travel ban by U.S. President Donald Trump on refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries, a source familiar with the document said on Tuesday, in a rebellion against the new president’s policies.

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Trump’s ‘sanctuary’ order sets up showdown between cities and states
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President Trump’s vow to cut off millions of dollars in federal funds to cities that protect undocumented immigrants has set up a clash not only between his administration and local mayors — but between the largely Democrat-led cities and Republican
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It’s ‘The Apprentice, Supreme Court Edition,’ as Trump Summons…
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… □ President Trump is bringing his top two candidates for the Supreme Court to the White House on Tuesday, adding to the tension ahead of his prime-time court announcement. □ Networks will give Mr. Trump the show he wants, cutting into prime-time …
Progressives cheer Democratic obstruction — and aim at Supreme CourtWashington Post
Schumer searches for SCOTUS strategyPolitico
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721 People (Not 109) Were Denied Entry Under Trump Ban
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John F. Kelly, the secretary of homeland security, defended President Trump’s executive order on immigration on Tuesday. “This is not a travel ban; this is a temporary pause,” Mr. Kelly said. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Photo by Shawn Thew/European …
Homeland Security Chief: We Knew Trump Entry Ban Was ComingNBCNews.com
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Apple revenue and profit tops Wall Street’s expectations
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5:53: Talking iPad. Tim Cook says it’s good that Apple reduced iPad channel inventory. “”All in all, there was quite a few things going on there,” Cook said. 5:51: “Qualcomm withheld a billion dollars in payments they owed us, we felt like we had no
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Advocates said on Tuesday they were bracing for a Trump administration rollback of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, despite a White House statement vowing to uphold protection for LGBT people in the workplace.U.S. President Donald Trump will continue to enforce a 2014 executive order by his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama, barring discrimination against LGBT people working for federal contractors, the White House said.

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BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Legal challenges to President Donald Trump’s first moves on immigration spread on Tuesday, with three states suing over his executive order banning travel into the United States by citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries.

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First on CNN: Treasury secretary nominee’s foreign money links bring new scrutiny
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Washington (CNN) Senate Democrats are raising questions about whether Steve Mnuchin, President Donald Trump’s treasury secretary nominee, deliberately misled lawmakers at his confirmation hearing. The concerns center on the extent of foreign …
Democrats boycott confirmation hearings for Price and Mnuchin, blocking votesWashington Post
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Apple pops more than 3% after big earnings beat, record revenues
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Apple has returned to growth as it sold more expensive iPhones, but the company’s future is less certain than analysts thought. The iPhone maker reported quarterly earnings and revenue that easily beat analysts’ expectations on Tuesday, but gave future …
Apple sets a new record for iPhone salesThe Verge
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Democrats Skip Votes, Delaying Confirmation of Trump Nominees
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The Senate Finance Committee’s room was empty after Democrats boycotted confirmation votes on Tuesday for Representative Tom Price as secretary of health and human services and Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary. Credit Gabriella Demczuk for …
Senate Democrats Block Committee Votes On 2 Trump NomineesNPR
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Senate Democrats block two Trump Cabinet picks by boycotting voteUSA TODAY
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