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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin, left, and Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum speak at a press conference outside the federal courthouse, Wednesday, March 15, 2107, in Honolulu. Hearings were scheduled Wednesday in Maryland, Washington state and Hawaii on President Donald Trump's travel ban. The lawsuit claims the ban harms Hawaii by highlighting the state's dependence on international travelers, its ethnic diversity and its welcoming reputation as the Aloha State. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
March 15, 2017 - 8:00 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hours before it was to take effect, President Donald Trump's revised travel ban was put on hold Wednesday by a federal judge in Hawaii who questioned the government's argument that the measure was motivated by national security concerns. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson also said...
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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin flashes a Hawaii shaka before entering federal court, Wednesday, March 15, 2107, in Honolulu. Legal efforts to overturn President Donald Trump's travel ban will be held Wednesday in Hawaii. The lawsuit claims the ban harms Hawaii by highlighting the state's dependence on international travelers, its ethnic diversity and its welcoming reputation as the Aloha State. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
March 15, 2017 - 5:58 pm
The Latest on legal challenges to the Trump administration's revised travel ban (all times Pacific unless noted): 2:55 p.m. Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin says he's cautiously optimistic that a federal judge will rule in the state's favor and issue an injunction against President Donald Trump's...
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In this Monday, March 13, 2017 photo, people relax on the beach in Waikiki in Honolulu. Hawaii has filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying the executive order could harm the state's strong tourist economy. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
March 15, 2017 - 2:00 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's white sand beaches, towering volcanoes and relaxing tropical vistas attract millions of visitors annually from around the globe. But the announcement of President Donald Trump's second travel ban has stoked fears that the state's main economic driver — tourism — could take...
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Security guards look on as firebrand anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, center, prepares to cast his vote for the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 15, 2017 - 7:36 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT TRUMP PAID IN TAXES IN 2005 The U.S. president earned $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes that year, according to two pages from his tax return released by a reporter, and...
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March 15, 2017 - 2:47 am
The day before it is supposed to go into effect President Donald Trump's revised travel ban will be scrutinized in federal courtrooms across the country on Wednesday. In Maryland, a U.S. judge will hear arguments from the American Civil Liberties Union and others who want to stop the new directive...
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A gust of wind blows snow back at Roger Lane, a custodian at Yonkers Public School 17, as he clears a sidewalk in front of the school with a snow blower during a snow storm, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency Tuesday for all of New York's 62 counties, including New York City's five boroughs. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 14, 2017 - 3:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a strong winter storm hitting the Northeast (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A 23-month-old in need of a heart transplant has been escorted by snowplows and state police troopers through a heavy snowstorm from one hospital to another in northeastern Pennsylvania. Gov. Tom...
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March 13, 2017 - 1:46 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In a story March 12 about the South by Southwest music festival, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the Wu-Tang Clan, erroneously referring to it as the Wu-Tang Clang. A corrected version of the story is below: Immigration tensions seep into South by Southwest music...
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FILE--In this March 9, 2017, file photo, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at a news conference about the state's response to President Trump's revised travel ban in Seattle, Wash. Ferguson has asked a federal judge for a Tuesday, March 14, 2017, hearing on the case. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)
March 13, 2017 - 1:43 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — California on Monday joined Washington state's growing effort to block President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting predominantly Muslim nations as Washington's attorney general sought a hearing before a federal judge to try to prevent the order from taking effect this week...
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March 12, 2017 - 1:39 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The trendsetting South by Southwest music festival is all about the next big thing, but the heated politics of the moment is stealing the show. Tensions over immigration have put a heavy air over the typically breezy weeklong music bash that begins Monday and includes...
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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at a news conference about the state's response to President Trump's revised travel ban Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Seattle. Legal challenges against Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order. It came a day after Hawaii launched its own lawsuit, and Ferguson said both Oregon and New York had asked to join his state's legal action. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 10, 2017 - 8:26 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — In stepping up legal challenges to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, Democratic attorneys general are trying to use the court system to thwart the executive branch in the same way their GOP counterparts did under President Barack Obama. Washington state Attorney General...
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