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this is bbc news. i'm maxine mawhinney. the headlines at 10. ajudge in the us issues a temporary halt to the deportation of visa holders or refugees stranded at airports following president trump's executive order. downing street say theresa may does not agree with president trump's temporary refugee ban after she was criticised for not condemning it during her trip to turkey. what it was wrong to do was go over there and effectively roll over in there and effectively roll over in the face of a ban affecting people from predominantly muslim countries. the northern ireland secretaryjames brokenshire says inquiries into killings during the troubles are concentrating too much on the police and the army. a statue of diana princess of wales is to be built in kensington palace by her sons prince harry and the duke of cambridge. also in the next hour: two of the greats of modern tennis clash in the australian open final. so far it is even as rafael nadal and roger
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federer share the two opening sets. coming up: saving our lives but risking their own, we look at the junior doctors driving home after night shifts. ajudge in new york has upheld a legal challenge aimed at stopping the deportation of people being detained under donald trump's new immigration policy. the american civil liberties union which filed the case estimates that between 100 and 200 people are being detained at airports or are in transit. president trump has denied that the measures are a ban on muslims and said that the plan was working out nicely. his executive order halted the entire us refugee programme and also instituted a 90—day travel ban for nationals from iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen. there have been protests at airports
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around the united states. protests erupted at international airports across america as the new order went into force. it led to chaos and confusion among immigration officials. several democratic governors said they were considering a legal challenge. at washington airport, protesters celebrated as this woman from iraq finally reunited with her husband. celebrated as this woman from iraq finally reunited with her husbandlj got finally reunited with her husband.” got the call telling me they were detaining my wife, who is a green ca rd detaining my wife, who is a green card holder, a legal resident in this country. at los angeles airport, an iranian american man broke down after learning that his brother wouldn't be allowed to enter the country. i am a us citizen for
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15 or 20 years. and my brother has done nothing wrong in no place in the world. i have done nothing wrong. stories like that sparked another protest, this time outside the court room in new york, where a judge ruled there must be a halt to the deportations. president trump enacts the deportations. president trump e na cts laws the deportations. president trump enacts laws or executive orders that are unconstitutional and illegal, and the chords are there to defend everyone's rights. but even after that ruling, the detentions continued, despite the intervention of elected representatives. there is a situation where you have somebody who has been granted citizenship, she is here with her baby, and she is being detained and you can't even have members of congress get to her. officials from homeland security think the court ruling only affects a few hundred people in transit. they emphasise it doesn't overturn the executive order which president
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trump signed yesterday. it's working out very nicely and we are going to have a very, very strict ban and we are going to have extreme vetting which we should have had in this country for many years. the new policy has caused concern abroad as well as at home. the foreign affairs committee in baghdad said the travel bans committee in baghdad said the travel ba ns were committee in baghdad said the travel bans were unfairand committee in baghdad said the travel bans were unfair and iraq should reciprocate. and more, bbc news. a little earlier i spoke to mana yegani, an immigration lawyer based in texas. one of her clients was detained when he returned to the usa yesterday and was questioned for several hours, and i started by asking her what his experience had been. he had a very tumultuous experience. he felt like they treated him like a criminal. he has been living in the united states for over ten years. he's been a lawful, permanent resident, a green card holder for approximately four years now,
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and he had travelled to iran to visit his father because he had heart surgery, and he was on his way back when donald trump signed the executive order. was he travelling on an iranian passport? yes, he had an iranian passport and also his green card with him. what has happened to him? right now, he has been released. yesterday as of 6pm he was released. he was at the airport stuck in interrogation for about two and a half hours. eventually he was admitted and allowed into the united states. we have had thejudges intervening in this but i am assuming that is a temporary measure. yes, that is a temporary freeze, a temporary injunction. we are told that some time in february there will be a full hearing where the lawyers will be able to present their legal arguments
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and discuss the constitutional violations that the executive order presents, and at that point a federaljudge to disavow the executive order or in the event that the judge does not give a complete ban of the order, it will be filed with a higher level court. what is needed here? is it more guidance from the administration about the people this should relate to? i think the executive order in itself is a violation of the united states constitution because it violates the first the first amendment, the right to religion, the establishment clause, the equal protection clause. a series of violations on its face. the contents are unconstitutional and i don't think it will stand. ultimately it could make its way up
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to the supreme court of the united states. when the executive order was presented, it was so broad and vague that customs and border control officers had no clue how to implement it. that's why there were many hours of confusion, fear and anxiety, because individuals arriving at airports did not know what would be happening to them. would they be going to jail? back to their home countries? it was a cascade of events and chaos and people being scared. family members waving outside the airport, not knowing what would happen. what happens now that there is this order? are people free to travel or not? what would your advice be? at this point we don't know exactly how long the temporary injunction will be. that's why we are advising our clients with valid visas already in their passports, or their green card, to travel as soon as possible and make their way to the united states. if someone does not have a visa yet,
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they may not be allowed to go to the us consulate to request a visa. this is only for individuals who have already been cleared, they have clearance, and they have already been issued either a student visa, work visa or visitor visa. once the visa is issued to them, they have gone through the legal process. if they have that, we are advising them to travel immediately and make their way back to the united states. as you know, yesterday there were several people in europe, in particular in amsterdam and frankfurt, the airlines would not board them on the airplanes, so those individuals who were not able to board the planes, we are advising that they go back and book their flights again and try to make the second attempt to come back to the united states. the judge essentially has said that anyone with a valid visa should not be denied and should not be given deportation. can a presidential executive
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order be overturned ? absolutely. that is exactly what the republicans did to president obama. obama had implemented an executive order. granted his was to give immigration benefits and that was for the parents of children who were here in the united states, the parents who were illegal but their children were us citizens, and what the republicans did, they filed an injunction in the federal court and ultimately the supreme court had a tie. it was a 4—1; decision. the executive action ultimately died out. thank you very much. we have just had a statement in from sadiq khan, the mayor of london, and he has issued a very strong
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statement about president trump's actions. he says: he says the ban is cruel. and look at this statement from the end of his statement: downing street says that theresa may does not agree with donald trump's refugee ban and will appeal to the us if it affects british citizens. the prime minister was criticised for refusing to condemn the president's executive order on saturday. at an earlier news conference in turkey, mrs may said it was up to the us to decide its own policy. her refusal to openly challenge the ban had prompted criticism from politicians, including conservative mps. with me is our political correspondent susana mendonca. this statement from sadiq khan is really quite powerful, isn't it? this statement from sadiq khan is really quite powerful, isn't mm is. and there is no love lost between sadiq khan and donald trump.
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they have come to blows before. during the campaign, when donald trump said there were no go areas in london, sadiq khan was not happy with that approach. this statement is very clear. it is shameful and cruel, he says. and a criticism of theresa may, effectively. that last comment when he says we cannot shrug oui’ comment when he says we cannot shrug our shoulders and say it isn't our problem, that is clearly a reference to theresa may yesterday saying it was massive for the us. she has since put out a statement saying she doesn't agree with donald trump's point of view. clearly a criticism of her, but in his statements that he can't does say that he is pleased that the government have now said they do not agree with donald trump's policy. theresa may has faced a lot of criticism over the last 2a hours about this issue. many say that she should have been more vocal, she should have openly criticised donald trump's position when she was asked yesterday. the
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chief secretary to the treasury spoke to the andrew marr show while ago, and he explains that theresa may doesn't agree with donald trump but she wanted to be in possession of all of the facts. she likes to know everything about the subject before she makes a comment. that is what that was about. the prime minister is not a shoot from the hip type of politician. she wants to see the evidence and understand precisely what the implications are. she had been in a series of lengthy meetings with president erdogan, and she wants to see the briefing and understand it, and then will respond to that. there is always pressure to respond within a news cycle and so oi'i. respond within a news cycle and so on. the important thing is we are saying that we disagree with it and we think it is wrong. the government is also saying that any british nationals affected by this, they will make representations on their behalf. one british national
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affected is actually a conservative mp, nadhim zahawi, who was born in iraq and is a british citizen. he was tweeting yesterday about this subject and was saying that he and his wife would no longer be able to travel to the us because of this ban. he had spoken to the andrew marr show today and he explained that his sons live in the us and he wouldn't be able to visit them. he explains how discriminated against he felt by all of this. i am reassured by theresa may's statement because she clearly said that she disagrees with this, and she clearly says that she will make representations on behalf of every citizen. i am a successful man and a politician. it is all the people that don't have the platform that i have who could get stuck in an airport for hours and hours, through i'io airport for hours and hours, through no fault of their own. they are british citizens and they should be looked after. we also heard from the labour party who have been critical of theresa may not speaking soon enough. harriet harman, the former labour deputy leader, has been talking about this, saying that
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donald trump's comments are misogynistic. he is a xenophobe and she feels that theresa may is somebody who needs to stand up against that. on this particular issue on the approach to banning refugees, she wanted to hear more from theresa may. donald trump is misogynist, xenophobic, he stands against so many of what we now regard as british values. i was very dismayed when i saw her holding his hand. it is a special relationship that she has got to be strong in that she has got to be strong in that relationship, not led by him. then of course i was horrified when he announced this ban on people from muslim countries. and three times, once, twice, three times she said, oh, it is nothing to do with me. well, it is to do with us, as we all know. harriet harman. plenty more to talk about as this goes on. thank you. the northern ireland secretary, james brokenshire, says the system
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for reinvestigating killings during the troubles isn't working. mr brokenshire has told the sunday telegraph that the process focuses disproportionately on killings by the police and the army and he stressed that this posed a danger of rewriting the past. let's speak to our ireland correspondent sara girvin. what is the process for investigating? this issue of how to deal with northern ireland's past has always been controversial. at the moment police are investigating all the deaths that took place during the troubles. 3500 people we re during the troubles. 3500 people were killed between 1969 and 1998. 302 of those were killed by members of the british army. as a result of these new police investigations, two former soldiers are currently being prosecuted for murder, and a law firm representing otherformer soldiers says it believes there could be more prosecutions to come. as you said, we have heard from the
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northern ireland secretary of state, james brokenshire ire, and writing in the sunday telegraph, he said that the investigations into the troubles deaths was not working. he said the current focus was disproportionately on those who work for the state. former members of the armed forces and the royal ulster co nsta bula ry armed forces and the royal ulster constabulary police force. he said we are in danger of seeing the past rewritten. that is very much at odds with what we heard from the northern ireland director of public prosecutions just a few days ago. he said he had been left feeling mystified about claims of bias from unionists and some conservative mps, with such differing opinions on these prosecutions and the possibility of more to come, it seems a question of how to deal with the legacy of northern ireland's troubles remains very much unanswered. given that the secretary of state has said this, has there been any public reaction? it is very
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emotive. yes, and very controversial. yesterday we saw some former soldiers who had served in northern ireland march past parliament and they were speaking yesterday. we have not heard much political reaction today but that is more to come. we are in an election phase with people going to the polls on the 2nd of march, and this will continue to be an issue that stirs strong emotions politically and publicly. thank you. the headlines on bbc news: ajudge in the us issues a temporary halt to the deportation of visa holders or refugees stranded at airports following president trump's executive order. downing street said theresa may does not agree with drug's refugee ban after she was criticised for not condemning it during her trip to turkey. —— donald trump's refugee ban. and james brokenshire ire says inquiries into killings during the troubles are
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concentrating too much on the police and the army. and now the sport. a big tennis day in australia, i think. that is right. things are heating up. two of tennis‘s all—time greats are locked in battle in melbourne. between them they hold 31 grand slam titles and as you would expect the match is living up to expectations, with both players producing stunning tennis. roger federer took the opening set 6—4 with one break of serve, but rafael nadal claimed the second 6—3. roger federer hasjust broken to lead 3—0 in the third. carl frampton has suffered the first defeat of his professional career. after 12 gruelling rounds at the mgm in las vegas, leo santa cruz is the new wba featherweight champion. it was the northern irishman‘s first defence of the title which he won narrowly against santa cruz last
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july but it was the mexican who edged it this time, winning with a majority points decision. our boxing correspondent mike costello watched the fight. i thought santa cruz was a wider winner than any of the judges, actually. i had him winning by four round but many of them were very tight. the key question in the build—up to the contest was good sa nta build—up to the contest was good santa cruz do anything differently from the first contest lastjuly? carl phantom and his trainer were convinced that he wouldn't be able to do anything different. —— carl frampton. he spent most of the time on the front foot lastjuly and they doubted his ability to box on the back foot and let carl frampton come to him but he was adept on the back that this evening and that made the difference. he was clear with his punching, more clinical and more accurate, and i thought he boxed like the man who lost this time round. there was more vigour about his work and he seems determined to
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avenge the defeat lastjuly. maybe carl frampton will have that advantage if they do get it on for a third time. justin rose is still in the hunt going into the final round of the farmers insurance open in san diego. this birdie at the fourth took him to eight under par, but he later dropped a shot to finish two behind leaders patrick rodgers and defending champion brandt snediker who are both on 9 under. rose is going for his eighth pga tour victory. katie archibald added a second title at the british track cycling championships in manchester after winning the women's scratch race. the olympic team pursuit champion beat neah evans to follow up friday's women's individual pursuit title. archibald then finished second in the women's keirin which was won by sophie capewell. great britain's james woods has claimed gold in the men's ski big air at the x games in colorado. woods, whojust missed out on a medal when finishing fourth earlier in the slopestyle, clinched the top spot from sweden's henrik harlaut. it was woods' second x games medals after he took home the bronze from the slopestyle event in 2013. meanwhile britain's katie ormerod
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took bronze in the women's snowboard slopestyle. big air makes its debut in the winter olympics next year. it is the way he plays his cricket. we just try to follow suit and you can see that with the way we play oui’ can see that with the way we play our cricket. very aggressive and on the front foot and that stems from the front foot and that stems from the captain. there are four more games in the fourth round of the fa cup today. millwall host watford in a 12 o clock kick off — that's live on bbc one. fulham take on hull at 12.30
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then non—league sutton united host leeds at 2pm. the late kick off is manchester united v wigan at 4, and that's also on bbc one. you can check out all of saturday's scores on the bbc sport website. and there are highlights of all of yesterday's matches online as well. that's and i'll have more in the next hour. living standards could be set to fall this year, according to a report by a leading think tank. the resolution foundation said that although the uk experienced a mini—boom from 2014 to the beginning of 2016, rising prices and stagnating wages mean a bigger squeeze on our income. household incomes are growing at their slowest rate since 2013 because of rising inflation and stagnating wages across the uk. rescue efforts are continuing to find a boat carrying 28 chinese tourists, which has gone missing off
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the coast of borneo. the skipper and crewman have been found alive, but officials in malaysia say bad weather is hampering the search for the other missing passengers. voting has begun in france to choose the socialist candidate in the presidential election. benoit hamon, who was sacked from the government in 2014, won the first round of the selection process. he's seen as a left wing rebel and he faces the former prime minister manuel valls. prince harry and the duke of cambridge have announced plans to erect a statue of their mother, diana princess of wales, in the grounds of kensington palace, 20 years after her death. the two princes said that the time was right to recognise her positive impact with a permanent statue. simon jones has more. diana's home became the focus for the outpouring of grief following her death in a car crash in 1997. now it will take centre stage again for a new commemoration of her life. in a statement, the duke of cambridge and prince harry said: the statue will be erected
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here in the public gardens of kensington palace. the royal brothers say they hope it will allow all those who visit here to reflect on diana's life and legacy. work on the design will begin shortly, with the unveiling expected later this year. william and harry will be very much involved. it will be a difficult task, as there will always be criticism, whether it's a true likeness. true likeness is in the eyes of the beholder. some will say it is, some will say it isn't. so it's a difficult task when they choose the artist and the artist has to get it absolutely right. until now the main memorial has been a fountain in hyde park in london. diana's sister lady sarah mccorquodale will be on the committee tasked with commissioning and privately raising the funds for the statue. at kensington palace there is enthusiasm for the project. she was the people's princess, so i think it's a really good idea. a lot of people were very attached
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to diana, so i think personally they would like to see it. i would like to see it. the unveiling will be one of several events this year to mark diana's life and work 20 years on. simon jones, bbc news. the royal historian kate williams says prince william and prince harry want to put their stamp on their mother's legacy as a charity patron. it does seem as if a statue is very fitting now. certainly william and harry have talked about a statue before. harry said he thought it was time for a statue and he talked about how his mother was so important to him. certainly i think it is very fitting that this year there is a statue. we did have the diana memorial gardens, the fountain, very soon after her death, but we haven't had an official statue, so i think many will welcome this news and welcome the fact that diana is to be commemorated in this way on the 20th anniversary of her tragic and untimely death. and yes, harry was 12 and william
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was 15, and it was a terrible shock for them and they were surrounded by so many forces. harry said quite recently that many of his memories of the time were so very negative because he felt as if he was chased by the paparazzi, chased by the media. it really is their time to put their stamp on it and put their stamp on their mother, exactly as you say. say how important she was, this is her legacy, and particularly her legacy as a great charitable patron. a great person thinking of others, putting out a hand for the affection of others, and prince harry said, "i don't think i can ever fill her boots in that way because she was such a great patron of charity." kate williams. wildfires in chile are now known to have killed at least 11 people and left several thousand homeless. firefighters and volunteers are tackling more than a hundred separate fires, half of which are still out of control. the authorities have detained more than 20 people suspected of arson. the war—torn syrian city of aleppo
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has seen its first live football match in five years. there has been no professional football in aleppo since it was divided between the army and rebel forces in 2011. the government regained complete control of the city last month. fans watched on in the stadium, which had been damaged by the war‘s bombing campaign. local side al—ittihad beat their rivals, hurriya, 2—1 on saturday. and now the weather. hello. the early—morning ice will continue to melt away and many of us have decent sunshine this morning. in the south west, change in the weather with rain working into wales and south west england. some uncertainty how far north and east this band of rain will get. we might not get much rain in the north east midlands, the east anglia area, and the south east, until after dark for some. sunshine by day further north. but sunshine
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and clear skies will mean frosty patches can develop. south of this area, a lot of cloud so relatively mild overnight with some mist and fog patches and spots of chris hill for many. mendes will be grey and gloomy with patchy outbreaks of rain working into northern ireland, wales and south west england. after a bright start to the day for north east england and scotland, tending to cloud over and mild to the south west with temperatures up to 12 in plymouth but still quite cold. and north east england. that's the weather. —— still quite cold for scotla nd weather. —— still quite cold for scotland and north east england. good morning. this is bbc news. the headlines: ajudge in the us has issued a temporary halt to the deportation of visa holders or refugees stranded at airports following donald trump's executive order. civil liberties campaigners have been demonstrating at airports
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across the united states. downing street said theresa may does not agree with trump's refugee ban after she was criticised for not condemning it during her trip to turkey. northern ireland secretary says inquiries into killings during the troubles are not working because they are concentrating too much on they are concentrating too much on the police and the army, which poses a danger of rewriting the past. a statue of princess diana will be built in kensington palace by her sons, prince harry and the duke of cambridge. they said 20 years after her death the time is right to recognise their mother's positive impact around the world. i'll be back with a full bulletin of the top of the hour. now on bbc news, inside out. hello. you wouldn't drive drunk. but would you drive tired? she's got glazed features, you can see the muscle tone in her face has started to slacken. really long eye closures.
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saving our lives but risking their own, the junior doctors driving home after night shifts. i think it's almost just too easy to kind of think that it won't happen to you. we set off to find her and we could see the accident on the other side of the road. also, stripped and shipped... the unlikely british classic being stolen to order and smuggled abroad. and we hotfoot it to the legendary shoemakers that


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