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  • SEATTLE/WASHINGTON, Feb 4- When Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson arrived in Seattle last Saturday after a trip to Florida, public outrage over the immigration order issued the previous day by President Donald Trump was quickly growing. District Judge James Robart put on hold the travel ban for refugees and citizens of seven mainly Muslim...

  • DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FORMALLY APPEALS SEATTLE COURT RULING THAT SUSPENDED TRUMP IMMIGRATION BAN ACROSS U.S.-COURT FILING.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 4- President Donald Trump vowed to overturn a Seattle judge's blocking of his executive order to keep refugees and travelers from seven countries out of the United States on Saturday.

  • PARIS, Feb 4- Air France said on Saturday it had reopened U.S.-bound flights to passengers affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban on nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, after the executive order was temporarily suspended by a federal court. "Nationals from the countries concerned are being authorised to fly once again to the United...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- The U.S. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 227,000 jobs last month, the largest gain in four months, the Labor Department said. "Most of the disappointment is really focused around the inflation pressures that would presumably force the Fed to act," said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York.

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Feb 3- U.S. Municipal bond sales next week from New York City, the state of Oregon and a California healthcare provider worth nearly $1.7 billion include warnings to potential buyers that Trump's policies could pose a financial risk to these issuers. New York City on Tuesday told potential investors for its upcoming $800 million bond sale that...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Feb 3- U.S. Municipal bond sales next week from New York City, the state of Oregon and a California healthcare provider worth nearly $1.7 billion include warnings to potential buyers that Trump's policies could pose a financial risk to these issuers. New York City on Tuesday told potential investors for its upcoming $800 million bond sale that...

  • The world's largest online retailer also reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue and missed Wall Street targets for its closely watched cloud computing unit. The Seattle- based company is spending heavily to take greater control of package delivery and to expand its video service around the world. "The story is an investment story," said Amazon...

  • The world's largest online retailer also reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue and missed Wall Street targets for its closely watched cloud computing unit. The Seattle- based company is spending heavily to take greater control of its delivery systems as well as expanding its video service around the world. "The story is an investment story,"...

  • The world's largest online retailer also reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue and missed Wall Street targets for its closely watched cloud computing unit, sending its shares down more than 4 percent in extended trading on Thursday. The Seattle- based company is spending heavily to take greater control of its delivery systems as well as...

  • Production cuts by OPEC and Russia tighten market. *OPEC, Russia spare Asia supply cuts to hold market share. NEW YORK, Feb 2- Oil prices edged lower on Thursday, giving back early gains as traders grew less concerned about tensions between the United States and Iran.

  • Congress members Jerrold Nadler and Nydia Velazquez, both Democrats from New York, wanted clarification on whether an immigration ban issued on Friday by President Donald Trump prevented the Iraqis from consulting with attorneys. The tense exchange, witnessed by Reuters, was representative of the confusion at airports across the United States and others...

  • The tense exchange, witnessed by Reuters, was representative of the confusion at airports across the United States and others overseas after Trump abruptly halted immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries and temporarily put a stop to the entry of refugees. Throughout much of Saturday, government officials and security workers were left to guess...

  • The tense exchange, witnessed by Reuters, was representative of the confusion at airports across the United States and others overseas after Trump abruptly halted immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries and temporarily put a stop to the entry of refugees. Throughout much of Saturday, government officials and security workers were left to guess...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 26- Starbucks Corp on Thursday trimmed its full-year revenue forecast and reported a smaller-than-expected rise in quarterly sales at established restaurants in the Americas, sending its shares down 3.8 percent in after-hours trade trade. Starbucks Chief Operating Officer Kevin Johnson told Reuters the disappointing Americas results...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 26- Starbucks Corp on Thursday trimmed its full-year revenue forecast and reported a weaker-than-expected rise in quarterly sales at established restaurants in its Americas region, sending shares down 3.8 percent in extended trade. The world's biggest coffee seller said visits to U.S. stores, the heart of the Americas region, were down in a...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 26- Starbucks Corp on Thursday trimmed its full-year revenue forecast and reported a weaker-than-expected rise in quarterly sales at established restaurants in its Americas region, sending shares down 3.4 percent in extended trade. The world's biggest coffee seller said visits to U.S. stores, the heart of the Americas region, were down in a...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 26- Starbucks Corp on Thursday cut its revenue forecast for the year and reported a smaller-than-expected rise in quarterly sales at established restaurants in its Americas region, sending shares down 3.8 percent in extended trade. The world's biggest coffee seller said visits to U.S. stores, the heart of the Americas region, were down in a sign...

  • President Donald Trump's attempt to strip municipalities of federal dollars for shielding illegal immigrants threatens $2.27 billion in annual funds for the nation's ten largest cities, a Reuters analysis of federal grants found. Trump plans to make good on his campaign pledge to block federal funding to states and cities where local law enforcement...

  • Lucia Quiej joins with demonstrators, including students from local high schools as well as a college, to rally in front of Homestead City Hall against President-elect Donald Trump and are asking that the city be used as a sanctuary city and their respective schools be sanctuary campuses on November 16, 2016 in Homestead, Florida.

    President Trump is following through on a campaign promise to pull funding from 'sanctuary cities' that harbor illegal immigrants.