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President Trump still breaks the law and the "founding principles of this nation" with the latest version of his travel ban by singling out people by nationality, a federal judge in Hawaii said. (Associated Press/File)

Judge blocks Trump’s travel ban for third time

- The Washington Times

A federal judge blocked a large part of President Trump’s revised travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was to take effect, saying the White House’s latest attempt to impose extreme vetting on travelers from dangerous countries is just as illegal as the last two versions.

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In this photo taken Monday, June 5, 2017, a refugee pastor from the Yei area of South Sudan, who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of retribution from South Sudanese intelligence officials, covers his face with his Bible inscribed with the word "Redemption," promising revenge, as he is photographed in his hut in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in northern Uganda. When the region of Yei in South Sudan fell into ethnic cleansing in 2016, a handful of UN and US officials begged their leaders for help but the pleas fell on deaf ears, an AP investigation has found. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

UN, US failed to prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in South Sudan

- Associated Press

When South Sudan's Yei region turned violent in the midst of the country's civil war last year, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help. Government soldiers were burning villages and slaughtering men, women and children, they warned.

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, left, is greeted by South Korea Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam prior to their bilateral meeting at Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Diplomats from US, S. Korea, Japan discuss N. Korean threat

- Associated Press

Senior officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan reaffirmed their countries' commitment Wednesday to finding a diplomatic solution to the threat posed by North Korea's rapidly expanding nuclear program. However, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan stressed that the allies must be prepared for any contingency.

North Korea says it plans to launch many more satellites

- Associated Press

North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador said Tuesday the country plans to launch many more satellites and accused the United States of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully develop outer space.

Jury deliberates in trial of Liberian accused of war crimes

Associated Press

The trial of an accused Liberian war criminal charged with lying about his past to enter the U.S. neared its end Tuesday as jurors began deliberations and a defense attorney said prosecutors had been "hoodwinked" by witnesses telling stories of gruesome atrocities.

In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, photo, visitors look at an old well where six Indonesian Army generals and a junior officer were buried in an abortive coup in 1965 that the military blamed on Indonesia's Communist Party and subsequently led to the anti-communist purge in 1965-1966, at Pancasila Sakti Monument in Jakarta, Indonesia. Declassified files have revealed new details of American government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians during anti-communist hysteria in the mid-1960s. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Files reveal details of US support for Indonesian massacre

- Associated Press

Declassified files have revealed new details of U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians during anti-communist hysteria in the mid-1960s.

In this picture taken on Monday Oct. 16, 2017, and provided by The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces outlet that is consistent with independent AP reporting, shows a Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter, waves his Kurdish party flag at the front line where they battle against the Islamic State militants, in Raqqa, Syria. The U.S-backed Syrian forces battling the Islamic State group in Syria say Raqqa's national hospital, one of the militants' last holdouts in city has been captured. (Syrian Democratic Forces via AP)

Syrian commander says Syria's Raqqa is free from ISIS

- Associated Press

U.S.-backed Syrian forces liberated the city of Raqqa from Islamic State militants on Tuesday, a senior commander for the force said, adding that clearing operations were underway to remove land mines left behind and search for the extremist group's sleeper cells.