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  • The administration will continue to defend the executive order- both in the Washington case that produced Thursday's ruling and possibly at the Supreme Court- and in more than a dozen additional lawsuits now moving through the U.S. court system. On Friday, a federal court in Virginia will hold a hearing on a request for a preliminary injunction on aspects of the...

  • The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling came in a challenge to Trump's order filed by the states of Washington and Minnesota. Trump's Jan. 27 executive order barred entry for citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days and imposed a 120- day halt on all refugees, except refugees from Syria who are barred indefinitely.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 9- A U.S. appeals court said it will rule by the end of business on Thursday regarding President Donald Trump's travel restrictions for people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

  • *Delta says it was last spare part of its kind in Seattle. The Emirates flight from Seattle was delayed by more than six hours on Feb. 2, while it searched for the minor hydraulic part that needed replacing, an Emirates spokeswoman said. Delta confirmed the incident, but said "this was the last spare part of its kind in our Seattle inventory and, according to policy, was...

  • NEW YORK Feb 8- A U.S. appeals court is weighing arguments for and against President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban, but its decision this week may not yet answer the underlying legal questions being raised in the fast-moving case. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco is expected to rule only on the narrow question of whether a lower court's...

  • The attorneys general of Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Iowa- key states for Trump in his presidential election victory- say they signed on to the legal action seeking to overturn the travel restrictions because of the potential impact of the presidential order on their states. "When someone says to me you're doing this in a state that Trump won," Pennsylvania...

  • NEW YORK Feb 8- A U.S. appeals court is weighing arguments for and against President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban, but its decision this week may not yet answer the underlying legal questions being raised in the fast-moving case. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco is expected to rule only on the narrow question of whether a lower court's...

  • The attorneys general of Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Iowa- key states for Trump in his presidential election victory- say they signed on to the legal action seeking to overturn the travel restrictions because of the potential impact of the presidential order on their states. "When someone says to me you're doing this in a state that Trump won," Pennsylvania...

  • Feb 8- Gold rose to a three-month peak on Wednesday, as political risks posed by elections in Europe and worries over U.S. Investors are concerned about the strong showing in the French presidential race of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, who has promised to take France out of the euro zone and to hold a referendum on European Union membership.

  • Former California Governor criticizes Trump's threats to state

    The Seattle City Council voted to cut ties with the banking giant over its role as a lender to the Dakota Access pipeline project.

  • A sign points toward a building renting tiny apartments in Seattle.

    Landlord alert: Seattle is hot, but not the hottest opportunity for home-rental investing.

  • Feb 8- Alaska Air Group Inc, which became the fifth-largest U.S. carrier after completing its $2.6 billion acquisition of Virgin America Inc in December, reported a 10.7 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it flew more passengers. The company's net income fell to $114 million, or 92 cents per share, in the quarter from $191 million, or $1.51 per share, a year earlier.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- A federal appeals court is expected to rule on President Donald Trump's U.S. travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries as soon as Wednesday, one day after questioning whether the order unfairly targeted people over their religion. Judge Richard Clifton, a George W. Bush appointee, posed equally tough questions for a lawyer...

  • A bicyclist rides by a Wells Fargo bank branch in San Francisco, California.

    The Seattle City Council on Tuesday voted to cut ties with Wells Fargo over its role as a lender to the Dakota Access pipeline project.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Feb 7- President Donald Trump's order temporarily banning U.S. entry to people from seven Muslim-majority countries came under intense scrutiny on Tuesday from a federal appeals court that questioned whether the ban unfairly targeted people over their religion. Judge Richard Clifton, a George W. Bush appointee, posed equally tough...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Feb 7- A government lawyer defending President Donald Trump's temporary entry ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries came under intense scrutiny on Tuesday from a U.S. federal appeals court that questioned whether it unfairly targeted people over their religion. Judge Richard Clifton, a George W. Bush appointee, posed...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Feb 7- President Donald Trump's administration asked a U.S. appeals court on Tuesday to rule a federal judge was wrong to suspend a temporary travel ban the president imposed on people from seven Muslim-majority countries and all refugees. "Congress has expressly authorized the president to suspend entry of categories of aliens,"...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Feb 7- President Donald Trump's administration asked a U.S. appeals court on Tuesday to rule a federal judge was wrong to suspend a travel ban the president imposed on people from seven Muslim-majority countries and all refugees. "Congress has expressly authorized the president to suspend entry of categories of aliens," attorney...

  • Senior Circuit Judge Richard Clifton, an appointee of Republican former President George W. Bush, asked the attorney for the state of Washington why the complete suspension of the immigration restrictions by a Seattle judge wasn't overly broad.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Feb 7- President Donald Trump's administration asked a U.S. appeals court on Tuesday to rule a federal judge was wrong to suspend a travel ban the president imposed on people from seven Muslim-majority countries and all refugees. "Congress has expressly authorized the president to suspend entry of categories of aliens," attorney...