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Legal questions mount for Trump’s immigration order

FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump sits at his desk in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. The legal fight over President Donald Trump’s refugee ban is likely to turn on whether the president has the authority to control access to America’s borders and whether targeting people from a particular region in the world violates the Constitution. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

WASHINGTON — The legal fight over President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees is likely to turn on questions of a president’s authority to control America’s borders and on whether the new immigration policy unconstitutionally discriminates against Muslims. Civil liberties advocates ...

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40 AGs urge tight regs of e-cigarettes

BOSTON — Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products. The letter, co-sponsored ...

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State AGs urge Senate to confirm CFPB nominee

A group of state attorneys general urged members of the Senate Tuesday to confirm Richard Cordray, President Barack Obama’s pick to be the first director of a new consumer financial regulatory agency. The National Association of Attorneys General sent Senate lawmakers a letter signed by 37 state ...

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