Religion and politics

White House press secretary Sean Spicer holds up paperwork about the National Security Council as he speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 30, 2017 - 1:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Holding firm to his immigration order, President Donald Trump on Monday denied it was to blame for chaos at the nation's airports over the weekend, instead pointing to computer glitches, protesters and even the "tears of Senator Schumer." Later he shifted the focus away from the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2107 file photo, Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The Senate is pressing ahead on Tillerson, with a procedural vote likely to trigger an extended debate over the president’s executive order on immigration and U.S. policy toward Russia. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
January 30, 2017 - 12:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is pressing ahead on President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of State, with a procedural vote likely to trigger an extended debate over the president's executive order banning travel from specific Muslim-majority countries and U.S. policy toward Russia. Rex...
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A woman carries a sign outside of the White House during a demonstration to denounce President Donald Trump's executive order that bars citizens of seven predominantly Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 30, 2017 - 6:03 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, his travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries and other immigration actions (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Two lawmakers say that the Iraqi parliament has approved a "reciprocity measure" after U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order...
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Martin St. Louis holds a sign that reads "la paix pas la guerre" (peace, not war) near a Quebec city mosque after a deadly shooting in Quebec City, Canada, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard termed the act "barbaric violence" and expressed solidarity with victims' families. (Francis Vachon/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 30, 2017 - 1:56 am
QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Six people were killed and eight were injured in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers. Authorities reported two arrests in what Canada's prime minister called an act of terrorism. Quebec provincial police spokeswoman Christine Coulombe said early Monday that...
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Nour Ulayyet foreground, looks on after her sister Sahar Algonaimi was not permitted to enter the United States while comforting her mother Isaaf Jamal Eddin at Munster Community Hospital Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Munster, Ind. Ulayyet of Valparaiso, Ind., said her sister, a Syrian living in Saudi Arabia who had a valid visa, was sent back after arriving from Riyadh at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Saturday and told she couldn't enter the U.S. to help care for their sick mother following President Donald Trump's executive order banning individuals from certain Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
January 30, 2017 - 1:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman traveling to Indiana to care for her cancer-stricken mother, a family physician who has lived in the U.S. for two decades, and a Minneapolis woman about to become a U.S. citizen were among those caught in the net cast by President Donald Trump when he banned travelers...
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Protesters rally against President Trump's refugee ban at Miami International Airport on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.President Donald Trump’s immigration order sowed more confusion and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers detained at airports, panicked families searching for relatives and protesters registering their opposition to the sweeping measure. (C.M. Guerrero/El Nuevo Herald via AP)
January 30, 2017 - 1:03 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, his travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries and other immigration actions (all times local): 6:42 a.m. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr expressed dismay over President Donald Trump's executive order that bans citizens of seven majority...
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Protesters rally against President Trump's refugee ban at Miami International Airport on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.President Donald Trump’s immigration order sowed more confusion and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers detained at airports, panicked families searching for relatives and protesters registering their opposition to the sweeping measure. (C.M. Guerrero/El Nuevo Herald via AP)
January 29, 2017 - 10:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, his travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries and other immigration actions (all times local): 3:57 a.m. The president of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., says in a letter to students, faculty and staff that Trump's executive order...
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FILE- In this Dec. 7, 2016, file photo, Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz speaks during the Starbucks 2016 Investor Day meeting in New York. Starbucks says it will hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, a response to President Donald Trump's indefinite suspension of Syrian refugees and temporary travel bans that apply to six other Muslim-majority nations. Schultz said in a letter to employees Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, that the hiring would apply to stores worldwide. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 29, 2017 - 10:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Starbucks says it will hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, a response to President Donald Trump's indefinite suspension of Syrian refugees and temporary travel bans that apply to six other Muslim-majority nations. Howard Schultz, the coffee retailer's chairman and CEO,...
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CORRECTS FROM SOLOVEY TO SALOVEY- Tamar Gendler, front left, Dean of Arts and Sciences at Yale, and Yale President Peter Salovey, front right, listen to speakers in front of Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. Hundreds turned out for the vigil in support of refugees. Organizers projected the word "solidarity" on the library. (Melanie Stengel/Hartford Courant via AP)
January 29, 2017 - 9:36 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of U.S. colleges are opposing President Donald Trump's sweeping travel ban that has left some students and professors stranded abroad. The presidents of several universities on Sunday issued scathing attacks of Trump's executive order halting immigration from seven Muslim-...
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A demonstrator wears a Statue of Liberty hat and applauds during a rally against President Trump's order that restricts travel to the U.S., Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Boston. Trump signed an executive order Friday that bans legal U.S. residents and visa-holders from seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the U.S. for 90 days and puts an indefinite hold on a program resettling Syrian refugees. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 29, 2017 - 9:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Sunday vigorously defended President Donald Trump's immigration restrictions, as protests against the order spread throughout the country. Some Republicans in Congress publicly opposed the changes amid legal challenges to the order banning travelers from seven...
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