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Supreme Court’s conservative justices appear to back Trump’s authority for travel ban

WASHINGTON – The conservative majority on the Supreme Court seemed to agree Wednesday that President Donald Trump has the authority to ban travelers from certain majority-Muslim countries if he thinks that it is necessary to protect the country. Lower courts ...

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Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban “speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination,” a federal appeals court said Thursday in ruling against the executive order targeting six Muslim-majority ...

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Travel ban awaits rulings

SEATTLE — Does federal law give President Donald Trump broad legal authority to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations? That’s the question before two federal appellate courts that have now heard arguments over Trump’s revised ...

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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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