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Judge extends travel ban ruling

HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban hours before it was set to take effect issued a longer-lasting order Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson held a hearing Wednesday on Hawaii’s ...

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US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump’s promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found. The economy will grow a solid 2.3 percent ...

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Manafort had plan to benefit Putin government

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition ...

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Trump’s second travel ban rebuffed; what’s next?

WASHINGTON — Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland handed President Trump’s revised travel ban two significant defeats Wednesday and Thursday, blocking critical sections of the executive order just hours before officials were set to enforce them. Soon after the first ...

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Release of Trump’s taxes sparks legal dispute

NEW YORK — The release of two pages of President Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns has touched off a legal dispute, with the White House and a major television network squaring off over whether a law was broken. The White ...

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US government says new travel ban ‘substantially different’

SEATTLE (AP) — 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 ...

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