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Trump Urges 'Nuclear Option' on Supreme Court Choice

Mr Trump told Senate Republicans to consider changing the rules on voting if Democrats tried to block approval of Judge Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court vacancy. If confirmed by the Senate, Judge Gorsuch would restore the court's conservative 5-4 majority.

Also on the programme: Russia's top cyber-security experts charged with treason and a special report on the difficulties of living in Gaza.

(Photo: US President Donald Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court during a ceremony at the White House. Credit: Getty Images)

You're Fired! President Trump Replaces Acting Attorney General

Was Sally Yates wrong to oppose the executive order that imposed a travel ban? What does her exit mean for the Constitution?

Also in the programme...

Illegal trading in baby chimpanzees; Trump administration named as 'threat' to the EU; a new Doctor Who

(Photo: Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates. Credit: Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Who Will Be President Trump's Supreme Court Pick?

Donald Trump is getting ready to announce his first pick for the US Supreme Court, almost a year after the death of the conservative justice Antonin Scalia.

Also on the programme: Scientists find a way to communicate with patients suffering from Completely Locked In Syndrome; and does wearing slippers at school improve your child's performance?

(Photo: A man walks up the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court. Credit: Getty Images)

Trump Remains Defiant over Travel Ban

As criticism over Donald Trump's immigration curbs grows, the President has again defended his controversial executive order. We speak to an Iranian with a British passport.

Also in the programme, six people are shot dead in an attack in a mosque near Quebec City; how Ukraine is trying to shake off its Russian past.

(Photo: Donald Trump signs an executive order "Protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States." Credit: Reuters.)

UK Protests Against Trump's Travel Ban

Thousands of people have joined protests in London and cities across the UK against Donald Trump's controversial ban on seven mainly Muslim countries. We speak to Trump's former economic advisor, Betsy McCaughey.

Also on the programme: Settlements around Jerusalem and Quebec mosque attack.

(Photo: Demonstrators hold placards as they protest outside Downing Street in London. Credit: Getty Images)

International Criticism Over Trump's Travel Ban

Germany has condemned President Trump's decision to halt America's refugee programme and impose temporary bans on people arriving from seven Muslim-majority countries. We hear views for and against the move.

Also on the programme: the Swedish journalist facing charges of human trafficking for helping a refugee into the country. And we talk to the historian Deborah Lipstadt on her landmark libel case about holocaust denial.

(Photo: protesters gather to denounce President Donald Trump's executive order that bans certain immigration at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Credit: G. Morty Ortega/Getty Images)