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Administration of Quaid’s Mausoleum tortures ARY News reporter

KARACHI: The administration of Quaid's Mausoleum on Thursday made an ARY News reporter subject to severe torture for making video footage of the mausoleum, ARY News reported. The administration kept the reporter, Abdul Qadir, in wrongful confinement, for performing his professional responsibilities.  ARY News correspondent Nazir Shah said the mausoleum's security in-charge Asif along his security guards tortured the Islamabad-based reporter despite his introducing himself. Abdul Qadir arrived in Karachi for making…

Trump administration appeals against ‘Dreamer’ immigrant ruling to top court

WASHINGTON: The US Justice Department asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to quickly overturn a lower court ruling that blocked President Donald Trump’s move to end a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children. Solicitor General Noel Francisco said in a court filing “time is of the essence” and asked the high court to rule on the case before its current term ends in June. The Republican president in September rescinded, effective in March, the Deferred…

Trump adviser Cohn criticizes administration’s Charlottesville response

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser Gary Cohn said in an interview published on Friday that the administration needs to be more unequivocal in condemning hate groups, but added he was “reluctant” to quit over its response to a recent protest. White supremacist and neo-Nazi activists clashed with anti-racism protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month over a plan to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee, a Confederate general in the US Civil War. A man thought to have neo-Nazi sympathies…

Trump administration approves tougher visa vetting, including social media checks

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has rolled out a new questionnaire for U.S. visa applicants worldwide that asks for social media handles for the last five years and biographical information going back 15 years. The new questions, part of an effort to tighten vetting of would-be visitors to the United States, was approved on May 23 by the Office of Management and Budget despite criticism from a range of education officials and academic groups during a public comment period. Critics argued that the new questions…

Trump administration considering separating women, children at Mexico border

WASHINGTON: Women and children crossing together illegally into the United States could be separated by US authorities under a proposal being considered by the Department of Homeland Security, according to three government officials. Part of the reason for the proposal is to deter mothers from migrating to the United States with their children, said the officials, who have been briefed on the proposal. The policy shift would allow the government to keep parents in custody while they contest deportation or wait for asylum…

Microsoft asks Trump administration for exception program on immigration orders

WASHINGTON: Microsoft Corp on Thursday said it had sent a proposal to US President Donald Trump's administration to create a program to let people from seven predominantly Muslim nations enter and leave the United States on business or family emergency travel if they hold a valid work or student visa and have not committed any crimes. In a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Microsoft President Brad Smith outlined a program for case-by-case review of exceptions to a…