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  • Of 47 million registered French voters, there are fewer than a million resident in far-flung places like French Polynesia in the South Pacific and Guadeloupe, French Guiana and Martinique in the Caribbean. The first round will send two of 11 candidates into a run-off vote in two weeks time to pick a new president for France, a core member of the European Union and...

  • New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

    A coalition of 17 U.S. states filed a legal challenge against efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to roll back climate change regulations.

  • "The law is clear: the EPA must limit carbon pollution from power plants," New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a statement announcing the challenge. Shortly after, EPA filed a legal motion asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to delay ongoing court proceedings on the regulation to allow for the review.

  • SUPREME COURT NOMINEE Democrats amass enough support to block a Senate confirmation vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, but Republicans vow to change Senate rules to ensure the conservative judge gets the lifetime job. BROADBAND PRIVACY RULES Trump signs a repeal of Obama-era broadband privacy rules, the White House says, a victory for...

  • SUPREME COURT NOMINEE Democrats amass enough support to block a Senate confirmation vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, but Republicans vow to change Senate rules to ensure the conservative judge gets the lifetime job. KUSHNER IN IRAQ Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, flies into Iraq with the top U.S. military officer to get a first-hand...

  • April 3- A U.S. appeals court said on Monday it would hold a hearing in May over a Hawaii federal judge's order that blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel restrictions on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals previously upheld a Seattle judge's block of Trump's first travel order. Hawaii and other...

  • April 3- A U.S. appeals court said on Monday it would hold a hearing in May over a Hawaii federal judge's order that blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel restrictions on people from several Muslim-majority countries. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals previously upheld a Seattle judge's block of Trump's first travel order. The appeals court did...

  • Hawaiian Airlines is reaffirming its commitment to the Asia Pacific region.

  • Hawaiian Airlines CEO on travel ban impact

    While the travel ban hasn't affected business, Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian Airlines, says he has hopes that people will be able to travel freely.

  • RUSSIA Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has discussed with congressional committees giving testimony in their investigations of potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, his lawyer says. The White House has invited the top Republican and Democratic members of the Senate and House of Representatives intelligence...

  • The White House has invited the top Republican and Democratic members of the Senate and House of Representatives intelligence panels to review new material relevant to their investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the election, presidential spokesman Sean Spicer says. SUPREME COURT Senators Joe Manchin and Heidi Heitkamp become the first...

  • The White House has invited the top Republican and Democratic members of the Senate and House of Representatives intelligence panels to review new material relevant to their investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the election, presidential spokesman Sean Spicer says. SUPREME COURT Senators Joe Manchin and Heidi Heitkamp become the first...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 30- The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday appealed a ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii extending a suspension of President Donald Trump's revised restrictions on travel from some Muslim-majority countries. District Judge Derrick Watson on Wednesday turned an earlier temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction in a...

  • March 30- The U.S. Justice Department will appeal a ruling from a Hawaii federal judge which granted an injunction blocking President Donald Trump's revised restrictions on travel from some Muslim-majority countries, it said in a court filing on Thursday.

  • RUSSIA Russia mounted a campaign of "propaganda on steroids" seeking to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee says, listing several areas of concern about possible links to Republican Trump's campaign. He also says Moscow will support the U.S. president in fighting terrorism and cooperate...

  • He also says Moscow will support the U.S. president in fighting terrorism and cooperate with the Pentagon and the CIA. FAMILY PLANNING Vice President Mike Pence makes a rare journey to Capitol Hill to break a tie in a Senate vote to roll back federal funding for family planning and reproductive health. NAFTA The Trump administration is seeking mainly limited...

  • He also says Moscow will support the U.S. president in fighting terrorism and cooperate with the Pentagon and the CIA. The Trump administration is seeking mainly limited changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing an administrative draft proposal circulated in Congress by the Office of...

  • EXCLUSIVE-CHINESE WOMEN GOLFERS MAY NOT PLAY IN LOTTE-SPONSORED LPGA TOURNAMENT IN HAWAII AS CHINA- S.KOREA TENSIONS MOUNT.

  • In a letter to the SEC's internal watchdog, Inspector General Carl Hoecker, the Democrats said acting SEC Chairman Mike Piwowar should not have ordered staff to review the SEC's rules on "conflict minerals" and CEO pay ratios because they are mandated by Congress. "We ask that you conduct an investigation into each of these decisions to determine whether they are...

  • That hands-off stance ended this month when Republican AGs voted to abandon the agreement and spend money to help unseat Democrats in other states, according to the Republican Attorneys General Association. The move comes as Democratic attorneys general in states across the country have assumed lead roles in opposing some of Republican President Donald...