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Trump views on climate 'evolving' amid push from Europeans

Julie Pace and Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:49pm

President Donald Trump's views on climate change are "evolving" following discussions with European leaders who are pushing for him to stay in the Paris climate accord, a top White House official said Friday.

Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

Jessica Gresko and Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:02am

Donald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination."

Turkish committee: US-based cleric was behind failed coup

Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:57am

The head of a Turkish parliamentary investigative committee said Friday there was no question that U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind last year's failed military coup.

The Latest: Protesters oppose martial law in Philippines

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:30am

The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local):

Q&A: A look at latest legal loss for Trump travel ban

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:02am

A Virginia-based federal appeals court pulled no punches in refusing to reinstate President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, with judges in the 10-3 majority calling the administration's action discriminatory and its reasoning nonsensical.

The Latest: Foreign fighters among militants in Philippines

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:10pm

The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local):

San Diego schools sued over anti-Islamophobia campaign

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:00pm

Six parents have sued the San Diego school district, alleging that its anti-Islamophobia campaign favors Islam over other religions and grants special protections to Muslim students.

Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:19pm

President Donald Trump's revised travel ban "speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination," a federal appeals court said Thursday in ruling against the executive order targeting six Muslim-majority countries.

Ex-tennis great avoids Qantas over same-sex marriage edict

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 1:08pm

Former tennis great and now Christian pastor Margaret Court says she will stop using Qantas "where possible" in protest over the Australian airline's promotion of same-sex marriage.

As Clinton emerges from the woods, what will her role be?

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:12pm

and once again, she's at a crossroads in her life.

School district changes rule to allow feathers on grad caps

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:00pm

A northern Nevada school district has tentatively reversed a long-standing policy that would have prohibited Native American students from wearing eagle feathers on their graduation caps.

The Latest: Egypt strikes bases in Libya after Copts attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:50pm

The Latest on the attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt (all times local):

Israel's Ramadan goodwill comes amid tension over Gaza power

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:20am

Israel has announced a series of goodwill gestures for Palestinians ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan a day after it warned Gaza's already meager electricity supply could be further reduced following a spat between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules the territory.

Pastor convicted of sexually assaulting female congregants

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:26am

The former pastor of a Connecticut church has been convicted of sexually assaulting female parishioners, including a 15-year-old girl who later had suicidal thoughts.

Man stabbed repeatedly outside downtown Atlanta church

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:56am

A man who was sleeping on the steps outside of one of Atlanta's largest churches was stabbed repeatedly in a pre-dawn attack, and police are searching for a suspect.

Ethiopia charges 2 with terrorism over deadly stampede

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:50am

Ethiopia has charged two people with terrorism, saying they caused a stampede last year that killed dozens of people and led the government to declare a state of emergency.

New Jersey city sued after voting down mosque plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:00pm

A New Jersey Muslim group's two-year effort to convert an abandoned warehouse into a mosque and community center was met by virulent attacks against their religion and then unfairly voted down by a zoning board, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday.

The Latest: Trump to take travel ban to Supreme Court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:50pm

The Latest on an appeals court ruling against the Trump administration's travel ban (all times local):

Lawsuit alleges professor failed student for being Muslim

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:40pm

A student is suing a New Jersey college, claiming her professor gave her an F in a course because she is Muslim.