Religious issues

Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin talks about a U.S. appeals court decision on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban Monday, June 12, 2017 in Honolulu. The decision by a unanimous three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals helps keep the travel ban blocked and deals Trump a second big legal defeat on the policy in less than three weeks. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
June 13, 2017 - 3:09 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Another appeals court, another defeat for the Trump administration. The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's executive order banning travelers from six mostly Muslim countries. A three-judge panel said the...
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Angel Ayala, left, and girlfriend Carla Montanez lean on each other during a community gathering at the Pulse nightclub memorial site in Orlando, Fla., Monday, June 12, 2017. A gunman opened fire at the nightclub one year ago in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, killing 49 people. (Loren Elliott/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
June 12, 2017 - 5:39 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Church bells tolled 49 times, a giant rainbow flag hung from a county government building and the names of the victims of the Pulse nightclub attack were read aloud at various ceremonies Monday as people in Orlando and beyond remembered the worst mass shooting in modern U.S...
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FILE--In this Feb. 7, 2017, file photo, Karen Shore holds up a sign outside of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Calif. A ruling Monday, June 12, 2017, from a unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals deals the administration another legal defeat as the Supreme Court considers a separate case on the issue. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, file)
June 12, 2017 - 4:57 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Another U.S. appeals court stomped on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban Monday, saying the administration violated federal immigration law and failed to provide a valid reason for keeping people from six mostly Muslim nations from coming to the country. The decision by a...
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Counter-protestors stand behind barricades across the street from an anti-Islamic law protest rally Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Seattle. Rallies against Islamic law have drawn larger counter-rallies in some U.S. cities. Hundreds of counter-protesters marched through Seattle on Saturday to confront a few dozen people claiming Shariah is incompatible with Western freedoms. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 11, 2017 - 3:06 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Demonstrators around the country rallied to protest Islamic law, saying it is incompatible with Western democracy. But many of the rallies drew even more raucous counter-protests by people who called such fears unfounded. The demonstrations were held in more than two dozen U.S...
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Counter-protestors stand behind barricades across the street from an anti-Islamic law protest rally Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Seattle. Rallies against Islamic law have drawn larger counter-rallies in some U.S. cities. Hundreds of counter-protesters marched through Seattle on Saturday to confront a few dozen people claiming Shariah is incompatible with Western freedoms. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 10, 2017 - 6:15 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Demonstrators at small but raucous gatherings around the country Saturday raised the specter that extremist interpretations of Islamic law might somehow spread across the U.S., but many of the rallies drew even more boisterous counter-protests by people who called such fears...
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Counter-protestors stand behind barricades across the street from an anti-Islamic law protest rally Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Seattle. Rallies against Islamic law have drawn larger counter-rallies in some U.S. cities. Hundreds of counter-protesters marched through Seattle on Saturday to confront a few dozen people claiming Shariah is incompatible with Western freedoms. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 10, 2017 - 5:08 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Small but raucous demonstrations across the country Saturday targeted the notion that extremist interpretations of Islamic law might somehow infect American democracy, but many of the rallies drew even more boisterous counter-protests by people who called such fears an unfounded...
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Cathy Camper, of Tacoma, Wash. wears a stars-and-stripes cowboy hat as she protests against Islamic law at a rally Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Seattle, as counter-protesters demonstrate across the street. In more than two dozen cities across the United States, the group organizing the rallies, ACT for America, is speaking out against Shariah law, saying it is incompatible with Western democracy and the freedoms it affords. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 10, 2017 - 3:50 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Demonstrations against Islamic law Saturday in cities across the U.S. drew counter-protests by people who said they stoked unfounded fears and a distorted view of the religion. Hundreds marched through downtown Seattle, banging drums, cymbals and cowbells behind a large sign saying "...
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A U.S. P3 Orion surveillance plane flies over Marawi city, southern Philippines as Philippine Air Force helicopters and bombers continue air strikes on Friday, June 9, 2017. It's unclear how many people remain trapped in Marawi as government troops battle Muslim militants led by the so-called "Maute" group but army officers have put the figure this week at anywhere from 150 to 1,000. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
June 10, 2017 - 10:55 am
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — American spy planes are helping Filipino troops quell a nearly three-week siege by Muslim militants in a southern city where 13 Philippine marines were killed in the biggest single-day loss for government forces, officials said Saturday. A U.S. Navy aircraft provided...
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Debris fly as Philippine Air Force fighter jets bomb suspected locations of Muslim militants as fighting continues in Marawi city, southern Philippines, Friday, June 9, 2017. It's unclear how many people remain trapped in Marawi as government troops battle Muslim militants led by the so-called "Maute" group but army officers have put the figure this week at anywhere from 150 to 1,000. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
June 10, 2017 - 6:09 am
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Thirteen Philippine marines were killed in fierce fighting with Muslim militants who have laid siege to a southern city for nearly three weeks in the biggest single-day loss for government forces, the military said Saturday. A U.S. Navy aircraft provided surveillance for...
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Debris fly as Philippine Air Force fighter jets bomb suspected locations of Muslim militants as fighting continues in Marawi city, southern Philippines, Friday, June 9, 2017. It's unclear how many people remain trapped in Marawi as government troops battle Muslim militants led by the so-called "Maute" group but army officers have put the figure this week at anywhere from 150 to 1,000. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
June 10, 2017 - 5:46 am
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Thirteen Philippine marines were killed in fierce fighting with Muslim militants who have laid siege to a southern city for nearly a month in the biggest single-day loss for government forces, the military said Saturday. A U.S. Navy aircraft provided surveillance for the...
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