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FILE - This Dec. 2015 file photo shows U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu. Watson on Thursday, July 13, 2017, expanded the list of family relationships needed by people seeking new visas from six mostly Muslim countries to avoid President Donald Trump's travel ban. Watson ordered the government not to enforce the ban on grandparents, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins of people in the United States. (George Lee /The Star-Advertiser via AP, File)
July 14, 2017 - 2:55 am
HONOLULU (AP) — In another setback for President Donald Trump, a federal judge in Hawaii has further weakened his already diluted travel ban by vastly expanding the list of family relationships with U.S. citizens that visa applicants can use to get into the U.S. The ruling is the latest piece of...
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FILE - This Dec. 2015 file photo shows U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu. Watson on Thursday, July 13, 2017, expanded the list of family relationships needed by people seeking new visas from six mostly Muslim countries to avoid President Donald Trump's travel ban. Watson ordered the government not to enforce the ban on grandparents, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins of people in the United States. (George Lee /The Star-Advertiser via AP, File)
July 14, 2017 - 2:55 am
HONOLULU (AP) — In another setback for President Donald Trump, a federal judge in Hawaii has further weakened his already diluted travel ban by vastly expanding the list of family relationships with U.S. citizens that visa applicants can use to get into the U.S. The ruling is the latest piece of...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2017, file photo, Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks at a news conference about President Donald Donald Trump's travel ban in Honolulu. Hawaii's push to expand the list of relatives exempt from President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries is bogged down in court, where it has bounced from a federal judge to a federal appeals court and back to the same federal judge. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
July 14, 2017 - 12:31 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii on Thursday expanded the list of family relationships needed by people seeking new visas from six mostly Muslim countries to avoid President Donald Trump's travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson ordered the government not to enforce the ban on...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2017, file photo, Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks at a news conference about President Donald Donald Trump's travel ban in Honolulu. Hawaii's push to expand the list of relatives exempt from President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries is bogged down in court, where it has bounced from a federal judge to a federal appeals court and back to the same federal judge. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
July 14, 2017 - 12:31 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii on Thursday expanded the list of family relationships needed by people seeking new visas from six mostly Muslim countries to avoid President Donald Trump's travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson ordered the government not to enforce the ban on...
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July 13, 2017 - 11:22 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police were called after hundreds of job seekers on Thursday flooded a board meeting for the new Oakland Raiders stadium in Las Vegas and turned irate when they discovered they'd been had by a hoax. A flyer promoting "pre-job recruitment sign-ups" attracted more than 700 people to...
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July 13, 2017 - 11:22 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police were called after hundreds of job seekers on Thursday flooded a board meeting for the new Oakland Raiders stadium in Las Vegas and turned irate when they discovered they'd been had by a hoax. A flyer promoting "pre-job recruitment sign-ups" attracted more than 700 people to...
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President Donald Trump pauses during a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 13, 2017 - 10:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer, characterizing it as standard campaign practice and maintaining that "nothing happened" as a result of the June 2016 sit-down. The remarks in Paris during a joint news conference with French...
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President Donald Trump pauses during a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 13, 2017 - 10:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer, characterizing it as standard campaign practice and maintaining that "nothing happened" as a result of the June 2016 sit-down. The remarks in Paris during a joint news conference with French...
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President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron his wife Brigitte Macron, tour Marechal Foch's Tomb with David Guillet, director of the Army Museum, at Les Invalides in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, Pool)
July 13, 2017 - 9:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was captured complimenting the French president's wife's appearance Thursday as he toured a famous Paris landmark. Video footage posted on the French government's official Facebook page showed Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and their wives chatting...
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President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron his wife Brigitte Macron, tour Marechal Foch's Tomb with David Guillet, director of the Army Museum, at Les Invalides in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, Pool)
July 13, 2017 - 9:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was captured complimenting the French president's wife's appearance Thursday as he toured a famous Paris landmark. Video footage posted on the French government's official Facebook page showed Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and their wives chatting...
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