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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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Trump expected to sign revised travel ban Monday: US media

Trump expected to sign revised travel ban Monday: US mediaPresident Donald Trump is expected to sign a revised travel ban on Monday, just over a month after his original decree sowed controversy across the United States and chaos at airports, US media reported. The president will sign the new executive order at the Department of Homeland Security, according to Politico, which cited senior government officials. It was unclear what changes Trump planned to make, according to the publication.



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Revised US tally: HIV infections fell 18 percent in 6 years

FILE - This Tuesday, April 21, 2015 file photo shows stickers given to clients after they get tested for HIV at the Austin Community Outreach Center in Austin, Ind. The nation is seeing a steady and substantial decline in the number of new HIV infections occurring each year, according to new federal estimates released on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)NEW YORK (AP) — New calculations to better track HIV infections confirm that the U.S. is seeing a strong and steady decline.



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