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SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2017


SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2017, 3:30 P.M.

U.S. service member killed in Yemen raid

A U.S. military service member was killed Sunday during a raid against al-Qaida militants in central Yemen that also left nearly 30 others dead, including women and children. The loss of the service member is the first-known combat death of a member of the U.S. military under President Donald Trump.

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President Donald Trump, photographed Jan. 27, 2017, is expected to announce his nominee for Supreme Court justice on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)

UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2017, 11:31 P.M.

White House defends immigration directive as confusion, protests persist

The White House on Sunday tried to tamp down concerns about President Donald Trump’s sweeping immigration order in the face of widespread protests, as some Republicans in Congress urged him to proceed with caution in the face of legal pushback. Top congressional Republicans, however, remain largely behind the new president.

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Protesters and immigrants rights advocates gathered at Castle Clinton National Monument, the physical departure and arrival point for tours of the Statue of Liberty, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in New York, as President Donald Trump's immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country. Travelers were detained at airports, while panicked families searched for relatives and protesters such as these registered opposition to Trump's executive order that was blocked by several federal courts. (Kathy Willens / AP)

UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2017, 3:39 P.M.

Trump travel ban sows chaos at airports, outrage at protests

President Donald Trump’s immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers detained at airports, panicked families searching for relatives and protesters registering opposition to the sweeping measure that was blocked by several federal courts.

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SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017

SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 11:57 P.M.

Judges block Trump’s immigration order amid chaos at airports worldwide

President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending refugee arrivals and banning entry to the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries spawned chaos and consternation across the globe Saturday, stranding unwitting travelers, prompting passionate debate over American values and igniting a fierce legal pushback that yielded early court victories for the president’s opponents.

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SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 9:28 P.M.

Syrian troops take control of water facility from rebels

Syrian government troops gained control of the main water source for Damascus on Saturday, as the military worked to secure it and remove land mines in a major development that caps weeks of fighting with rebels in the area, according to Syrian state TV and opposition media.

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SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 9:23 P.M.

Iraqi forces discover chemical warfare agent in Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq – Iraqi forces discovered a mustard chemical warfare agent in eastern Mosul alongside a cache of Russian surface-to-surface missiles, an Iraqi officer said Saturday. Iraqi and U.S. officials have repeatedly warned of Islamic State group efforts to develop ...

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Protesters gather at O’Hare International Airport after more than a dozen people were detained, including green card holders, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Chicago. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune)

UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 11:50 P.M.

U.S. judge bars deportations under Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON – A federal judge issued an emergency order Saturday night temporarily barring the U.S. from deporting people from nations subject to President Donald Trump’s travel ban, saying travelers who had been detained had a strong argument that their legal ...

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