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Judge rejects US request to clarify order halting travel ban

This December 2015 photo shows U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu. (George Lee/The Star-Advertiser via AP)

HONOLULU — A federal judge on Sunday rejected the U.S. government’s request to clarify his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson said nothing was unclear about his order and the government can’t ...

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US government says new travel ban ‘substantially different’

SEATTLE — President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban is “substantially different” from the original and a judge shouldn’t apply a previous restraining order to the new version, federal lawyers said Tuesday in a court filing. Justice Department lawyers filed the ...

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Federal judge blocks Trump travel ban for Virginia residents

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, Abdollah Mostafavi, center, arriving from Tehran, Iran, is met by his family including son-in-law Nasser Sorkhavi, left, daughter Mozhgan Mostafavi, second from right, and grandson Kourosh Sorkhavi at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco. Mostafavi was held at the airport for some time as a result of President Donald Trump's executive order. A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction barring the Trump administration from implementing its travel ban in Virginia. A federal appeals court in California has already upheld a national temporary restraining order stopping the government from implementing the ban. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

McLEAN, Va.— A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction barring the Trump administration from implementing its travel ban in Virginia, adding another judicial ruling to those already in place challenging the ban’s constitutionality. The Monday ruling is significant from ...

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