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What’s Next in the Legal Fight Over the Travel Ban
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Another appeals court, another defeat for the Trump administration.
The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's executive order banning travelers from six mostly Muslim countries...
Inslee Signs Executive Order on Self-driving Cars
SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed an executive order that creates pilot programs to allow companies to test drive self-driving cars on state roads.
Under the order signed Wednesday, the Department of Licensing must be ready within the next 60 days to accept applications for the pilot pr…
Trump Confident Travel Ban is Lawful
SEATTLE (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer expressed confidence that President Trump's travel ban order will be upheld by an appeals court.
Spicer said Monday the executive order is fully lawful.
He did not address why Trump hasn't disavowed his calls during the campaign fo…
Seattle Announces Lawsuit Over Trump Sanctuary Cities Threat
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle is suing President Donald Trump over his executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in the country illegally.
Mayor Ed Murray said Wednesday the executive order issued in Ja…
Biofuels Feud; Changes in RFS
**Fuels America, a coalition of biofuels advocates, says it has “severed ties” with the Renewable Fuels Association, accusing the group of siding with billionaire investor and refinery owner Carl Icahn in a plan, denied by the White House, that would “permanently de…
Appeals Court Won’t Put Trump’s Travel Ban Case on Hold
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused a request from the U.S. Justice Department to put President Donald Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new executive order.
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals didn't give an explanation Monday for denying the r…
Arguments Over Trump’s Travel Ban Conclude
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Arguments over President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration have concluded in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
The final minutes of the hearing were largely devoted to whether the travel ban was intended to discriminate against Muslims...
Seattle Judge Derided by Trump Known for Conservative Views
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle judge derided by President Donald Trump on Twitter after blocking Trump's executive order on immigration is known for his conservative legal views, for a record of helping disadvantaged children that includes fostering six of them, and for dramatically declaring…

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