The owner of a cake shop refused to make a wedding cake for the couple, citing his religious beliefs, and the couple then filed with the state's civil rights commission. In 2014, the court ruled that Christian business owners could seek an exemption from the requirement. There are no federal laws that require business owners to serve all customers, and 21 states now have laws that protect people from discrimination based on sexuality.
The administration won a limited victory. "We need to make sure there is proper clarification about who is going to be allowed in the U.S.", said Patricia Rojas-Ungár, vice president of public affairs for the U.S. The US leader has suffered a series of judicial defeats over the ban, with two federal appeals courts maintaining injunctions on it by arguing that his executive order discriminated against travelers based on their nationality.
There will be one billion pound extra for Northern Ireland over the next two years. May and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) leader Arlene Foster presided at the signing of a three-page so called "confidence and supply" deal at Downing Street on Monday (Tuesday NZ Time) that is some way short of a more formal coalition agreement.
The hospital sources said that more injured have succumbed to their wound at the hospitals and death toll has risen to 140. The tanker flipped over Sunday and the fire from the oil spill engulfed scores of residents who had rushed to collect leaking fuel .
The Trump-Modi meeting "is meant to. get the US-India relationship back on an upward trajectory". Right-wing Indians hoped that the new president would be tough on Muslims in general and Pakistan in particular, but Trump has hardly mentioned either India or its testy neighbor in foreign-policy terms.
Customs and Border Protection, the Department of Homeland Security and Mesa, alleging the teen's civil rights had been violated. "Whether petitioners may recover damages for that loss in this suit depends on questions that are best answered by the Court of Appeals in the first instance".
John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, in an earlier statement . "Under my authority, I am initiating a JAGMAN investigation into this collision, and I will appoint a flag officer to lead that investigation". There will also be a safety investigation. Three people were evacuated from the Fitzgerald after the collision, which took place about 56 nautical miles southwest of Yokosuka, where the U.S.
It shows that China has little regard for global laws and justice. "China is dedicated to developing bilateral relations, and will staunchly defend its legitimate rights", it said. It was then that the Chinese side conveyed to their Indian counterparts that Indian pilgrims, who were on their way to Kailash Mansarovar, would not be allowed to cross into Tibet through the Nathu-la Pass, PTI cited sources as saying.
Interestingly, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray had yesterday stated that Sena was not interested in backing Kovind if his candidature is aimed at garnering Dalit votes. "We support the presidential candidate of BJP with an expectation that he would serve in the interest of the nation". The Shiv Sena June 20 agreed to support the New Democratic Alliance presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind , who looks set to be the next president, even as a truncated opposition is bracing for an ...
Cricket is one game that is watched worldwide. Van Niekerk's girls were also victorious over Pakistan by 63 runs in the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier in Colombo, Sri Lanka , earlier this year. But don't get fooled by the snail bowlers as they are as much capable of throwing a googly as their human counterparts. India is yet again in the race of the World Cup, again at England and our women cricketers are looking more determined than ever.
They didn't hold their tongues, calling Shkreli a "snake", the "most hated man in America" and "the face of corporate greed". I think [Shkreli is] a very evil man. Shkreli has also boasted that he owns a Picasso painting and an original Enigma wartime code-breaking machine valued at almost $300,000, had purchased the domain names of reporters he didn't like and had purchased secret albums by Wu-Tang Clan and Lil Wayne.
After listing examples of backward technology in government, such as the Pentagon's use of floppy disks, he said their main goal is to improve the day-to-day lives of average citizens. Unfortunately, the dark cloud looming over the Trump administration because of the Russian Federation investigation prevents many Americans, including tech industry leaders, from taking the council seriously.
To that end, SpaceX launched and landed a reused Falcon 9 for the first time back in March , and it also recovered that rocket's fairing a first for the company. Bulgariasat-1 is the first geostationary communications satellite launched for Bulgaria. This marks the first time a Falcon 9 first stage has landed on both SpaceX's East and West coast droneships, having previously landed on " Just Read the Instructions " in the Pacific Ocean.
LONDON (AP) The leader of a Northern Ireland-based party struck a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives on Monday to support her minority government in a crucial vote on her legislative package later this week.
The Trump White House has imposed some of the most draconian restrictions on the news media in recent memory, from banning TV cameras during its daily briefings to cutting back the length and frequency of its sessions with reporters. Mason distilled the association's position in a letter to members following Friday's meeting: "We believe strongly that Americans should be able to watch and listen to senior government officials face questions from an independent news media, in keeping with ...
Israeli security forces and a military bulldozer raid the occupied West Bank village of Deir Abu Mashal near Ramallah on Saturday after the Jerusalem attack. According to the police, four other people were wounded - two moderately and two lightly. A wave of unrest that broke out in October 2015 has claimed the lives of 272 Palestinians, 41 Israelis, two Americans, two Jordanians, an Eritrean, a Sudanese and a Briton, according to an AFP tally.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on Muslims in the country to pray for the Akufo-Addo government to enable it deliver on its mandate to Ghanaians as they commemorate this year's  Eid-al-Fitr. Clinton started the tradition in the latter years of his second term, while former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama continued to host the celebration dinners each year during their presidencies.
On June 5, Saudi Arabia and allied states cut all ties with Qatar, pulling their ambassadors from the emirate and ordering its citizens to repatriate by June 19. "Qatar has to redress its path and has to go back to all previous commitments, it has to stop media campaigns and has to distance itself from our number one enemy, Iran", he said.
The assessment comes after North Korea's state news agency reported the government had released Warmbier on humanitarian grounds . Warmbier , a University of Virginia student, was "brutalized and terrorized" by the North Korean regime, his father Fred Warmbier said at the news conference.
Vandeweghe injured a foot in her opening match which, she said, contributed to a fall in the second set against Muguruza . She returned to action in the French Open , going out in the second round, but she has been confident and sharp on her favourite surface with this title providing a swift return to winning ways.
The fact that The Accountant is getting a sequel may seem a bit random but I've done a bit of accounting myself and the numbers add up. Ben Affleck's 2016 action/drama vehicle The Accountant was a unusual beast; the story of an autistic math savant (Affleck) who also happened to be one of the most lethal assassins on the the planet.
In front of dozens of witnesses, the girl screamed as she dangled from the chairlift's railing while staff and visitors raced to catch her. Winchell says she caught the girl's head and they all tumbled to the ground. "The safety and security of our guests is our top priority", park spokeswoman Jessica Hansen told the Post-Star in an email. She was taken to Albany Medical Center for unspecified injuries.
There, the plane carrying him would refuel and continue on to Cincinnati, where his parents live. "So, we are grateful today that he is released and he is on his way back to the United States". 'We've been praying for him, his parents, and now the people transporting him back home, ' Miller said after Warmbier's release . Warmbier was on a tour in North Korea , on the way to Hong Kong where he was to do a study-abroad trip in January 2016.
Petersburg and other cities. Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was jailed for 30 days , and over 1,500 of his supporters were arrested after demonstrations across the nation on Monday against government corruption. There was no immediate comment from police on why Navalny had been arrested or where he was taken. Navalny - who sent all this in motion - was whisked through his court hearing on Monday and he's been handed a sentence of 30 days.
If he succeeds his father, he will become the first king of Saudi Arabia who is not a son of the founder King Abdul Aziz Al Saud who is also referred to as Ibn Saud. Mohammed bin Nayef was not believed to have played a significant role in Saudi and Emirati-led efforts to isolate Qatar for its support of Islamist groups and ties with Iran .
Boss acknowledged that Gatland's first job was to protect his players and suggested that the Lions coach may have been trying to alert the referees to the tackling on Murray in the hopes of wringing more penalties out of the officials in the second test.
Rijke was freed in April 2015 by French special forces. While the details of the Swede's release are not immediately clear, Wallström added that his release was thanks to " extensive efforts " by the Swedish foreign ministry, police and "foreign authorities".
The South's new President Moon, who took helm in May, advocates engagement with the North to bring it to negotiating table and Seoul's sports minister Do Jong-Hwan has also suggested holding some Olympic events at a ski resort in the North.
PM Modi also said that, "I will always remember when Trump praised me in 2014". Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the increasing "convergence" of US-Indian interests and values, as he prepared for his first face-to-face meeting Monday with President Donald Trump.
The Rocket Richard trophy for the NHL's top-scorer didn't exist at that point, but Selanne would have shared it with Alexander Mogilny , who also had 76 goals for the Buffalo Sabres. He returned to Pittsburgh in 2006-07 and started the season in 2007-08 with Pittsburgh but was placed on waivers early in the season and claimed by the Atlanta Thrashers.
It was blocked by federal judges before going into effect on March 16 as planned. Meanwhile, the court is considering whether to allow the administration to immediately enforce a 90-day ban on visitors from six mostly Muslim countries. In another post, Bush described slavery and abortion as "the two greatest tragedies in our country" and said they "relied on similar reasoning and activist justices at the U.S.
Cladding and insulation encasing the building did not pass any fire-safety tests, she added, increasing concern the 24-storey block's facade accelerated the blaze. Arconic says in a statement Monday that Reynobond PE would no longer be sold for use in high-rise buildings. "We believe this is the right decision because of the inconsistency of building codes across the world and issues that have arisen in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy", the firm said in a statement.
The resolution says the game-changing reform will result in significant ease of doing business as well as lead to reduction in the overall tax burden on the common people. Seeking to dispel the notion that GST was complicated, he said only one form a month needs to be filed by most tax payers. Although 142 nations around the globe are implementing GST, India is unique because of the vastness of the country and its huge population, Naidu said.
Stating that India has earned reputation by popularising yoga worldwide, Meghwal lauded the Prime Minister for his efforts to initiate the observations of "International Yoga Day" all over the world. The exact number of participants at the event will be declared after tabulation of the data. . Some countries have already observed the day while others plan the celebrations in coming days as Wednesday is a working day.
The storm is the first eastern Pacific hurricane this year. The low has become better organized since Friday and may become a tropical depression by the end of the weekend as it tracks to the northwest just off the coast of southern Mexico.