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Sears agrees to consider revised Lampert bid

Sears agrees to consider revised Lampert bidSears Holdings Corp agreed on Tuesday to consider a revised takeover bid from Chairman Edward Lampert, temporarily staving off a liquidation.



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Number of missing in deadly California wildfire revised down, more rain on the way

Number of missing in deadly California wildfire revised down, more rain on the wayThe number of people still missing after a northern California wildfire obliterated the mountain town of Paradise, dropped to 249 on Sunday, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office said. The search for the dead will continue at first light Sunday, in the ash and rubble of the so-called Camp Fire that started on Nov. 8 and killed at least 85 people and destroyed nearly 14,000 homes, in and around Paradise, California, about 175 miles (280 km) northeast of San Francisco. “The fear is that the rain will drop in intense bursts,” Brian Hurley, a meteorologist with the federal Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland, said early Sunday.



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Matt Whitaker Repeatedly Revised Financial Disclosure Forms Following AG Appointment

Matt Whitaker Repeatedly Revised Financial Disclosure Forms Following AG AppointmentWASHINGTON ― Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has revised his ethics



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Federal Appeals Court Gives Thumbs-Up To Revised Texas Voter ID Law

Federal Appeals Court Gives Thumbs-Up To Revised Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court on Friday reversed a lower court's decision to block



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Judges hit Trump lawyer with tough questions over revised travel ban

Judges hit Trump lawyer with tough questions over revised travel banFederal appeals court judges on Monday peppered a U.S. Justice Department lawyer with tough questions about President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations, with several voicing skepticism that protecting national security was the aim of the policy, not religious bias. Six Democratic appointees on a court dominated by judges named by Democratic presidents showed concerns about reviving the Republican president’s March executive order that prohibited new visas to enter the United States for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for three months.



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Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health billWASHINGTON (AP) — The moribund Republican health care bill received a jolt of life when the conservative House Freedom Caucus endorsed a revised version of the measure. But a leading GOP moderate criticized the reshaped legislation as a conservative exercise in "blame-shifting and face-saving" that wasn't winning new support from party centrists, leaving its fate unclear.



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U.S. appeals to higher court over ruling against Trump's revised travel ban

U.S. appeals to higher court over ruling against Trump's revised travel banBy Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government took the legal battle over President Donald Trump’s travel ban to a higher court on Friday, saying it would appeal against a federal judge’s decision that struck down parts of the ban on the day it was set to go into effect. The Department of Justice said in a court filing it would appeal against a ruling by U.S. District Judge Theodore Chuang in Maryland to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia. On Thursday, Chuang issued an emergency halt to the portion of Trump’s March 6 executive order temporarily banning the entry of travelers from six Muslim-majority countries.



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Native Hawaiian federal judge halts revised travel ban

Native Hawaiian federal judge halts revised travel banHONOLULU (AP) — The judge who halted President Donald Trump's revised travel ban is the only Native Hawaiian serving on the federal bench.



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Resistance Report: Hawaii kicks off challenges to revised travel ban

Resistance Report: Hawaii kicks off challenges to revised travel banALOHA MEANS HELLO AND GOODBYE. Hawaii will sue over Trump’s new travel ban. “The state of Hawaii said in a court filing Tuesday that it intended to file a legal challenge to President Trump’s revamped executive order pausing refugee resettlement and immigration from six majority-Muslim countries,” reports the Los Angeles Times. “In a court filing in the state, Hawaii Atty. Gen. Douglas Chin asks the court to approve a swift briefing schedule on the state’s intended request for a temporary restraining order blocking the new travel ban before it takes effect on March 16.”



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Trump to sign revised travel ban this week, officials say: What might it look like?

Trump to sign revised travel ban this week, officials say: What might it look like?“We want the (executive order) to have its own ‘moment,’” a senior administration official reportedly told CNN. Recommended: How much do you know about Islam and violence? The original order, signed Jan. 27, had temporarily blocked citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries – Iraq, Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Yemen – and all refugees from entering the United States.



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