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  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The Trump administration on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court for more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling that upheld a block on a proposed travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries. In a letter, Acting Solicitor General Jeff Wall said a ruling on Monday by the 9th U.S. Circuit...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The Trump administration on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court for more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling that upheld a block on a proposed travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries. Federal judges in Maryland and Hawaii blocked Trump's 90- day ban on travelers from Libya,...

  • *White House expresses confidence of win at Supreme Court. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 12- President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Monday as a second federal appeals court refused 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.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 12- President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Monday as a second federal appeals court refused 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 San Francisco- based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals used narrow grounds to...

  • LAS VEGAS— The iconic Stratosphere Casino in Las Vegas is changing hands. The $850 million deal also includes Arizona Charlie's Decatur and Arizona Charlie's Boulder in Las Vegas, as well as Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin. Golden Entertainment owns PT's Pub in Las Vegas as well as casinos in Pahrump, Nevada, Montana and Maryland.

  • 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...

  • The White House says a lawsuit filed by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia is driven by partisan politics and the president hasn't violated the Constitution. District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed the lawsuit. A spokeswoman for the Republican National Committee says 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. In deciding whether to allow the ban to go into effect, the...

  • "It's not restricted to Ukraine. In 2015, a cyberattack left upward of 200,000 people without power in Ukraine. ESET's report deals with malware tied to a more modest outage reported to have hit a transmission facility outside in Kiev on the night of Dec. 17, 2016.

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to widen the reach of a federal law targeting abusive debt-collection tactics such as harassment and threats, ruling it does not cover companies that buy debt, sometimes for pennies on the dollar, and then collect it. The four Maryland residents had defaulted on car loans and had sought to sue Santander.

  • DC, Maryland Attorneys General reportedly to sue Trump over alleged violations of the U.S. Constitution

    The state attorneys general for Maryland and Washington, D.C. plan to sue U.S. President Donald Trump over allegations he violated anti-corruption clauses in the U.S. Constitution.

  • WASHINGTON— Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care. After seven years attacking former President Barack Obama's health care law, Republicans are finally in control of the entire government and say they have to deliver now. "I don't think anything of this consequence has ever been passed in the entitlement arena," said Jim Capretta, a health...

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    The Maryland and D.C. attorneys general plan to sue Trump over alleged emoluments violations, the Washington Post reported.

  • BOSTON— Massachusetts' bid to become the nation's leader in offshore wind power is ramping up. That sets in motion an ambitious effort to put Massachusetts ahead of states like New York, New Jersey and Maryland also seeking to establish their presence in the nascent U.S. industry. At least three companies have expressed interest in the bid: Rhode Island's...

  • HONOLULU— Medical marijuana dispensaries are beginning to open in Hawaii, but they're not allowed to sell their products. That means dispensaries such as Aloha Green on Oahu have no income despite payroll, rent and operations expenses that top $100,000 a month. Hawaii was among the first states to legalize medical marijuana 17 years ago, but dispensaries were...

  • WASHINGTON, June 9- President Donald Trump on Friday pledged new efforts to speed approvals for highways and other projects as part of his proposal for a $1 trillion boost to fix aging U.S. infrastructure. Trump said the White House is moving ahead with "massive permit reform" and setting up a new council to help project managers navigate bureaucratic hurdles. "

  • WASHINGTON— The Republican-led House has moved closer to fulfilling President Donald Trump's goal of doing "a big number" on Dodd-Frank, the landmark banking law created after the 2008 economic crisis that was designed to prevent future meltdowns. But the effort will likely require some major changes to bring about Democratic support in the Senate.

  • CANCUN, Mexico, June 7- Low-cost, long-haul air travel has taken off across the Atlantic, shaking a club of major airlines meeting in Mexico this week and forcing established flag carriers to set up budget subsidiaries or lower fares. Norwegian Air Shuttle and Icelandic rival Wow have grabbed headlines with fares as low as $69 and $55 this summer, although Wow's...