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Captured American IS fighter must have access to lawyer – judge

A federal judge has ruled that the Pentagon must allow an American Islamic State fighter captured in Iraq access to a lawyer, following a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Two migrants in US win permission to have abortions

Two young undocumented migrant women have won a court battle to be able to have abortions in the United States.

Deported ex-Marine wins case to return to US from Mexico

A former Marine deported to Mexico 15 years ago after he was convicted of a minor offense has won his fight to return to the United States and regain his permanent U.S. residency.

US Supreme Court backs Donald Trump’s travel ban

The US Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries to go into full effect even as legal challenges continue in lower courts.

Donald Trump attacks Theresa May, defends far-right tweets

US President Donald Trump has brushed off British Prime Minister Theresa May's criticism of his online support of a far right group, suggesting she defends the United Kingdom from "Radical Islamic Terrorism" instead.

American state to resume prisoner executions after 20 years

The death penalty will resume in Nebraska for the first time in 20 years, with the US state planning to execute a convicted killer using a new, untested combination of drugs.

Donald Trump gets a win in court on travel ban

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed an appeal that had blocked a now-expired version of Donald Trump’s anti-immigration decree.

Donald Trump rolls back access to free birth control introduced in Obamacare

Donald Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women on religious or moral grounds - rolling back an Obamacare provision.

Trump policies at stake in US Supreme Court session

The US Supreme Court on Monday opens its 2017-2018 session, facing thorny issues that include gay and labor rights, voter restrictions and limits on gathering private information.

Trump’s travel ban to expire on Sunday

The United States President Donald Trump’s contentious travel ban expires Sunday with little clarity over whether America’s door will reopen for travelers from six majority-Muslim countries.

Trump administration sued over ‘unconstitutional’ phone and laptop searches at US borders

The Trump administration has engaged in an unconstitutional practice of searching without a warrant the phones and laptops of Americans who are stopped at the border, a lawsuit filed on Wednesday alleged.

CIA ‘torture’ psychologists to stand trial

Two psychologists who helped design the CIA's post-9/11 detainee interrogation program will stand trial in September for promoting the use of torture methods like water-boarding, starvation and chaining prisoners in extreme stress positions.

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I will visit Kano despite opposition – Senator Kwankwaso

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NUJ visits journalists whose wife had quadruplets in Lagos

The Lagos State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Saturday promised to rally support for the set of quadruplets born to Mr and Mrs Peter Ejiofor.

MPC to retain interest rate at 14 percent – Godwin Emefiele

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has said he expects Monetary Policy Committee, MPC, to retain interest rate at 14 per cent at next week’s MPC meeting.

Chelsea still have much to play for this season – Cesc Fabregas

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NPFL: Referees attacked in two match venues – NRA

The Nigeria Referees Association, NRA, has said its members were attacked in at least two match venues of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

Panel on Adamawa communal conflicts begin sitting

The Adamawa Commission of Inquiry on the recent communal conflicts in Numan and Demsa Local Government areas of the state has commenced public sitting.