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9:20 AM ET, January 30, 2017

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New York Times:
How Trump's Rush to Enact an Immigration Ban Unleashed Global Chaos  —  WASHINGTON — As President Trump signed a sweeping executive order on Friday, shutting the borders to refugees and others from seven largely Muslim countries, the secretary of homeland security was on a White House conference call getting …
Discussion: Daily Kos
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Zoe Tillman / BuzzFeed:
How Many Lawyers Actually Looked At Trump's Executive Order Before It Was Signed?  —  WASHINGTON — After President Trump on Friday signed a sweeping immigration executive order, federal employees, lawyers, and many others scrambled overnight and into the weekend to understand what exactly parts of it meant.
Discussion: Washington Post, Daily Kos and Lawfare
Peter Baker / New York Times:
Travelers Stranded and Protests Swell Over Trump Order
New York Times:
Bannon Is Given Security Role Usually Held for Generals  —  WASHINGTON — The whirlwind first week of Donald J. Trump's presidency had all the bravura hallmarks of a Stephen K. Bannon production.  —  It started with the doom-hued inauguration homily to “American carnage” …
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David Ferguson / Raw Story:
Democrats and Republicans can't believe Trump put ‘Nazi’ Steve Bannon on National Security Council  —  DON'T MISS STORIES.  FOLLOW RAW STORY!  —  On Saturday, Pres. Donald Trump announced that the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and the national director of intelligence will no longer be included …
Discussion: New York Daily News
Kevin Dougherty / Reuters:
Five dead in Quebec City mosque shooting: mosque president  —  Five people were killed after gunmen opened fire in a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers, the mosque's president told reporters on Sunday.  —  Earlier, a witness told Reuters that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 people inside …
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CBC News:
Multiple dead, 2 arrested after shooting at Quebec City mosque  —  Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard calls shooting an act of terrorism  —  Quebec City Police say several people are dead after shots were fired inside a mosque on Sunday night during evening prayers.  —  Multiple people are also feared wounded.
Joby Warrick / Washington Post:
Jihadist groups hail Trump's travel ban as a victory  —  Jihadist groups on Sunday celebrated the Trump administration's ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, saying the new policy validates their claim that the United States is at war with Islam.
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Greg Miller / Washington Post:
Officials worry that U.S counterterrorism defenses will be weakened by Trump actions  —  Though cast as measures meant to make the country safe, the Trump administration's moves during its first week in office are more likely to weaken the counterterrorism defenses the United States has erected …
Discussion: Mediaite and The Crime Report
Amy B Wang / Washington Post:
Trump asked for a ‘Muslim ban,’ Giuliani says — and ordered a commission to do it ‘legally’
Jonathan S. Tobin / New York Post:
Why the Supreme Court fight is sure to go nuclear  —  President Trump is scheduled to announce his nominee for the vacant US Supreme Court seat Thursday.  There should be no illusions about the confirmation battle that will follow.  —  No matter what Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer …
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Shane Goldmacher / Politico:
Trump's team gets ready for Supreme Court fight
Discussion: TheBlaze and The Hill
Cyra Master / The Hill:
Trump warns senators ‘looking to start World War III’  —  defended his executive order on immigration and refugee policy Sunday afternoon in two tweets, posted at around the same time the White House released a statement from the president.  —  The statement stressed the importance of keeping …
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Weekly Standard:
The Final Obama Scandal  —  Closing the book on a deceptive narrative about the al Qaeda threat  —  Less than 24 hours before the official end of the Obama presidency, while White House staffers were pulling pictures off the walls and cleaning out their desks, the Office of the Director …
Jon Swartz / USA Today:
Exclusive: Google creates $4 million crisis fund for immigration cause  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google executives are matching their deeds with donations.  —  The search-engine giant has created a $2 million crisis fund that can be matched with up to $2 million in donations from employees …
Ben Collins / The Daily Beast:
DeleteUber's Creator: Resist Trump or ‘Pay a Price’  —  On Saturday night, as protesters swamped airports nationwide demanding foreigners be released from indefinite detention due to Donald Trump's Muslim ban, Dan O'Sullivan inadvertently created a playbook for getting corporations to stop playing nice with Donald Trump.
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David Edwards / Raw Story:
Denver police to protesters: ‘Stop doing anything that could be construed as free speech’  —  DON'T MISS STORIES.  FOLLOW RAW STORY!  —  Protesters at the Denver airport over the weekend were told by police that it was illegal to exercise “free speech without a permit.”
Margaret Wente / Globe and Mail:
Ladies, check your privilege  —  It isn't always fun to be a man these days.  (Especially a straight, white one.)  You get blamed for everything.  Manshaming is practically obligatory, especially among the educated young, where the vicious nature of men is blamed for everything from mass shootings and rape culture to mansplaining.
 
 
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Salena Zito / Daily Oklahoman:
The Democrats' diversity challenge
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Steve Lopez / Los Angeles Times:
Column LAPD Chief Beck explains why he doesn't want his officers to be immigration cops
Discussion: The Hill and TheBlaze
Reem Akkad / Washington Post:
A Syrian woman flew to the U.S. to see her hospitalized mother. She was forced to turn around.
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Sudarsan Raghavan / Washington Post:
‘Donald Trump destroyed my life,’ says barred Iraqi who worked for U.S.
Discussion: Power Line
Alan Johnson / The Columbus Dispatch:
Trump treasury pick Mnuchin misled Senate on foreclosures, Ohio cases show
Discussion: Political Wire
The Independent:
War with the US under Donald Trump is “not just a slogan” …
Discussion: CANNONFIRE
Brooke Seipel / The Hill:
Conway: When will reporters who ‘talked smack’ be fired?
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money and RedState
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Giuliani: Trump asked me how to do a Muslim ban ‘legally’
Discussion: Mother Jones, Vox, Mediaite and AOL
Eliot A. Cohen / The Atlantic:
A Clarifying Moment in American History
Discussion: American Power