US National Security Advisor Michael Flynn discussed the issue of US sanctions with Russia's ambassador weeks before Donald Trump was sworn in as president. The talks took place just as then-President Barack Obama was ordering new actions against Russia over its alleged interference in the US election.
A three-judge panel heard arguments on Tuesday about the halt to President Donald Trump's executive order banning all refugees and immigrants from seven countries. On Thursday evening, the panel ruled unanimously to continue suspension of the order.
The Trump administration claimed success following a raid on an al-Qaeda camp in Yemen. Yemenis see it as a failure because of civilian deaths, especially the killing of an 8-year-old girl who was an American citizen.