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Widespread protests over Donald Trump's travel ban

Downing Street has rejected calls to axe the state visit planned for Donald Trump following widespread outrage over his travel ban on people from certain countries.

More than one million people have signed a petition stating Mr Trump should not be given a state visit.

The immigration curbs have sparked chaos across the US as travellers were detained at airports and thousands of protesters gathered to campaign against the policy.

Boris Johnson has claimed President Trump's immigration policy is "divisive... discriminatory and wrong", but dismissed claims the US is "hostile" towards foreigners.

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NY Senator holds back tears over 'mean-spirited' order

New York Senator Chuck Schumer held back the tears as he hit out against President Trump's immigration ban calling it "mean-spirited" and "un-American".

Speaking at a press conference, flanked by a two young refugee children, he said the order had been implemented "in a way that created chaos and confusion" and pledged to "claw, scrap, and fight" until the orders were overturned.

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