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North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea early on Sunday in the first such test since Trump became president, Reuters informs us. An official said that the Trump administration had been expecting a North Korean “provocation” soon after taking office and will consider a full range of options in response, with the goal of avoiding escalation.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

The legal battles continue over President Trump’s executive order banning the entry of immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries. On Friday, Judge James Robart of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington issued a nationwide temporary restraining order late Friday afternoon against the implementation of the executive order. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the Justice Department’s motion to stay the restraining order.

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