The measure is due to be enacted this week and once it goes into force US passports will no longer be valid for travel to the isolated country
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The more intense inspections of carry-on electronics are expected to make airport boarding procedures longer than before
The court accepted a Hawaii federal judge's ruling last week that the Trump administration had too narrowly defined what constitutes 'close family relationships' in its travel ban exemptions
Individuals and establishments caught violating President Rodrigo Duterte's executive order will face fines or imprisonment
It is unclear how quickly the Supreme Court might respond, and when or if the expanded terms set by the Hawaii judge might take effect
(UPDATED) The decision by Judge Derrick Watson is a victory for opponents of the ban, which the Trump administration says is necessary to keep out terrorists
'Now our passengers flying from Kuwait International Airport to #JFK in #NY will be able to use all of their personal electronic devices,' the Kuwait Airways says on Twitter
Jordan's national carrier now joins Etihad, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, and Qatar Airways in winning exemption
'The North Korea nuclear problem is very serious. But here, one must not lose his cool, but rather act in a pragmatic and delicate manner,' says Putin during a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-In
(3rd UPDATE) Nuclear-armed states dismiss the ban as unrealistic, arguing it will have no impact on reducing the global stockpile of 15,000 atomic weapons
Its removal would come after Turkey began using highly sophisticated tomography devices for X-ray and ultrasound at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport
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This marks the 3rd time that Washington has returned South Korean treasures
'The United States calls on other regional powers and all responsible nations to join us in implementing sanctions and demanding that the North Korean regime choose a better path,' says US President Donald Trump
'His statements and his rhetoric have caused a great amount of harm to the American Muslim community,' says Azhar Azeez, president of the Islamic Society of North America
Violent and pornographic content, as well as those depicting extramarital affairs, prostitution, drug addiction or superstitious behaviour such as 'conjuring spirits,' are also banned
South Korean President Moon Jae-In lobbies US leaders to back his policy of engagement with North Korea, as the Trump administration vows to increase pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear program
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(UPDATED) Hawaii has asked federal district Judge Derrick Watson to clarify the scope of the travel and refugee bans in the Pacific island state
But implementation of the order after 5 months of legal challenges could be chaotic, in part due to the meaning of a key term used in the court's ruling: 'bona fide'
(UPDATED) The decision is a win for Donald Trump, who insists the ban is necessary for national security, despite criticism that it singles out Muslims in violation of the US constitution
Analysts say Moon and Trump's first encounter is likely to be low on drama with the two getting a sense of each other, rather than displaying jarring differences
The White House declines to comment on speculation that a pivotal US Supreme Court justice might announce his retirement
The service draws the ire of critics who say it can let criminals and terrorists communicate without fear of being tracked by police, pointing in particular to its use by ISIS
President Rodrigo Duterte signs an executive order that bans private citizens from staging fireworks displays at their homes
'We cannot know for sure that North Korea killed Mr Warmbier, but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to his death,' South Korean President Moon Jae-In says
President Moon Jae-In campaigned on promises to phase out atomic energy and embrace what he says are safer and more environmentally-friendly power sources including solar and wind power
Kang Kyung-Wha's appointment comes less than two weeks before Moon's first trip to the US for a summit with President Donald Trump as fears grow over Pyongyang's weapons program
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'Climate change is like a fever' that must be fought, Ban Ki-Moon tells a conference in Madrid, saying he was deeply concerned about the US withdrawal. 'I think President Trump is standing on the wrong side of history.'
A White House statement says the two leaders will meet June 29-30 to discuss ways of building on what America frequently calls its 'ironclad' alliance with South Korea
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The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit keeps in place a lower court injunction on the ban, arguing the president has overstepped his authority and his executive order discriminated against travelers based on their nationality
President Moon Jae-In proposes a 11.2-trillion won ($10 billion) extra budget aimed at tackling unemployment and strengthening welfare provisions in Asia's fourth-largest economy
(UPDATED) The deployment freeze comes two days after Moon ordered a 'proper' probe into the potential environmental impact of the missile batteries in a bid to win greater public support for the project
Nintendo brings Pokken Tournament DX to the Switch, while the 3DS gets Ultra versions of Pokemon Sun and Moon, as well as virtual console releases of Pokemon Gold and Silver
In a series of early morning tweets, the president also said the United States was already 'extreme vetting' travelers coming into the country for safety reasons
Trump seized the occasion to plug his thwarted travel ban on people from 6 mainly Muslim countries
(UPDATED) US Justice Department: 'We have asked the Supreme Court to hear this important case and are confident that President Trump's executive order is well within his lawful authority'
Lebanon bans 'Wonder Woman' as part of its boycott of Israel, as star Gal Gadot is from the Jewish state
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial also reveals her department's plan to bring to the Philippines a technology that will detect ambient nicotine present indoors
Documents submitted to Moon Jae-In shortly after he came to office this month were redacted to remove mention of 4 new rocket launchers for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system
Local governments are 'encouraged' to pass their own local ordinances that will implement Executive Order 26 and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control