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  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 12- A California- based federal appeals court on Monday dealt President Donald Trump another setback, refusing to revive his travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority nations in a dispute headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco largely left in place a...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The state of Hawaii on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to grant the Trump administration's emergency request seeking to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. Trump's administration on June 1 filed emergency...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The state of Hawaii on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to grant the Trump administration's emergency request seeking to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. Trump's administration on June 1 filed emergency...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The state of Hawaii on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to grant the Trump administration's emergency request seeking to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. In deciding whether to allow the ban to go into effect, the...

  • Hawaii has become the first state in the U.S. to enact legislation implementing parts of the Paris Agreement.

  • President Donald Trump accused his own Justice Department on Monday of watering down his temporary travel ban on people from several predominantly Muslim countries, potentially hurting his case in the Supreme Court on the matter. Trump has presented the measure, which seeks to halt entry to the United States for 90 days for people from Iran, Libya, Somalia,...

  • President Donald Trump appeared to undermine his administration's legal case for a temporary travel ban, assailing the Justice Department on Monday for a revised version of the measure that he called "watered down" and "politically correct." Trump has presented the measure, which seeks to halt entry to the United States for 90 days for people from several...

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- President Donald Trump faces an uphill fight convincing the Supreme Court it should grant his emergency request to reinstate his travel ban on people entering the United States from six predominantly Muslim countries. The Supreme Court rarely grants emergency requests. "Even though its a heavy lift getting a stay, it seems to me that the...

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- The fight over President Donald Trump's plan to ban temporarily people entering the United States from six predominantly Muslim countries has now boiled down to whether the conservative-leaning U.S. Supreme Court will allow the controversial executive order to go into effect immediately despite being blocked by lower courts.

  • The administration filed emergency applications with the nine high court justices seeking to block two different lower court rulings that went against Trump's March 6 order barring entry for people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days while the U.S. government implements stricter visa screening. The move comes after the Richmond,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 1- U.S. factory activity edged up in May after slowing for two straight months and private employers stepped up hiring, suggesting the economy is regaining speed after struggling at the start of the year. The Institute for Supply Management said its index of national factory activity ticked up to a reading of 54.9 last month from 54.8 in April.

  • WASHINGTON, June 1- U.S. private employers stepped up hiring in May, signaling that the labor market was rapidly tightening amid a firming economy, which could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates later this month. Claims for eight states, including California, had to be estimated. "The report suggests tomorrow's jobs report will support a June...

  • WASHINGTON, May 26- The fate of President Donald Trump's order to ban travelers from six predominantly Muslim nations, blocked by federal courts, may soon be in the hands of the conservative-majority Supreme Court, where his appointee Neil Gorsuch could help settle the matter. After the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined on Thursday to...

  • May 25- In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a U.S. appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, calling it discriminatory and setting the stage for a showdown in the Supreme Court. "These clearly are very dangerous times and we need every available tool at our disposal to prevent terrorists...

  • May 25- In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a U.S. appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his temporary travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, setting the stage for a possible legal showdown in the Supreme Court. The White House declined comment and referred questions to the U.S. Justice Department, which did not immediately...

  • Appeals Court refused on Thursday to reinstate his temporary travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, delivering another blow to the White House in a legal battle likely headed to the Supreme Court. The appeals court was reviewing a March ruling by Maryland- based federal judge Theodore Chuang that blocked part of Trump's March 6 executive...

  • May 25- The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia on Thursday refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban for six Muslim-majority nations, in another legal blow to the White House. The appeals court was reviewing a March ruling by a Maryland- based federal judge that blocked part of Trump's March 6 executive order barring...

  • WASHINGTON, May 17- A bill proposed in Congress on Wednesday would require the U.S. National Security Agency to inform representatives of other government agencies about security holes it finds in software like the one that allowed last week's "ransomware" attacks. It also calls for the review process to be chaired by the defense-oriented Department of...

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  • President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban on Monday, leaving Iraq off the list of targeted countries, at the Pentagon in Washington.

    U.S. appeals court judges questioned the lawyer defending President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban about whether it discriminates against Muslims.