Lawsuits

FILE - In this March 1, 2017, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. President Trump’s revised travel ban will temporarily halt entry to the U.S. for people from six Muslim-majority nations who are seeking new visas, allowing those with current visas to travel freely, according to a fact sheet obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 09, 2017 - 7:00 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on Hawaii's lawsuit and legal efforts by other U.S. states challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson says President Donald Trump's revised travel ban has "the same illegal motivations as the...
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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson listens to a question at a news conference the state's response to President Trump's revised travel ban Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Seattle. Legal challenges against Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order. It came a day after Hawaii launched its own lawsuit, and Ferguson said both Oregon and New York had asked to join his state's legal action. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 09, 2017 - 2:59 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Legal challenges against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order. It came a day after Hawaii launched its own lawsuit, and Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said both...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2017, file photo, Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin speaks at a news conference in Honolulu announcing the state of Hawaii has filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban. The state of Hawaii has become the first state to sue to stop Trump's revised travel ban. Attorneys for the state filed the lawsuit Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in federal court in Honolulu. The state had previously sued over Trump's initial travel ban, but that lawsuit was put on hold while other cases played out across the country. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)
March 09, 2017 - 2:57 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has become the first state to sue to stop President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying the order will harm its Muslim population, tourism and foreign students. Attorneys for the state filed the lawsuit Wednesday in federal court in Honolulu. The state had previously...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2017, file photo, Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin speaks at a news conference in Honolulu announcing the state of Hawaii has filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban. The state of Hawaii has become the first state to sue to stop Trump's revised travel ban. Attorneys for the state filed the lawsuit Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in federal court in Honolulu. The state had previously sued over Trump's initial travel ban, but that lawsuit was put on hold while other cases played out across the country. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)
March 09, 2017 - 2:48 am
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the state of Hawaii's challenge to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Hawaii has become the first state to sue to stop President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. Attorneys for the state filed the lawsuit Wednesday in federal...
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March 08, 2017 - 4:37 am
WOMEN'S DAY Women's March organizers call for 'A Day Without a Woman' PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers of January's Women's March are calling for women to take the day off and encouraging them not to spend money to show their economic strength and impact on American society. Today's "A Day Without a...
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March 08, 2017 - 12:46 am
CHINA-POLITICS-KOREAS TENSION China says NKorea could suspend nukes for halt in US drills BEIJING (AP) — China has proposed that North Korea could suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt in joint military drills conducted by the U.S. and South Korea. Foreign Minister Wang...
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March 07, 2017 - 6:56 pm
BUS-TRAIN CRASH-MISSISSIPPI Deaths toll increases to 4 in train-bus crash BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A fourth person has died after a freight train hit a tour bus in Biloxi, Mississippi. Fire Chief Joe Boney says three people died before they could be taken to hospitals, while a fourth person died after...
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March 07, 2017 - 12:47 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawyer suing Vice President Mike Pence for refusing to release public records as Indiana's governor says his case should get a fresh look after revelations that the Republican used a private AOL email account to conduct state business. Democratic attorney William Groth is...
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ARCHIVO - Shakira y Carlos Vives durante su presentación en el concierto por la paz en Leticia, Colombia, en una fotografía de archivo del 20 de julio de 2008. Un cantante y productor cubano presentó una demanda por plagio el martes 3 de marzo de 2017 contra los astros pop Shakira y Carlos Vives por supuestamente copiar fragmentos de una canción de 1997 para su éxito “La bicicleta”. (Foto AP/William Fernando Martinez, archivo)
March 06, 2017 - 2:42 pm
MADRID (AP) — Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives on Monday rejected allegations made by a Cuban-born singer and producer that they had plagiarized his work in their award-winning music hit "La Bicicleta". A judge in Madrid accepted a lawsuit by the label representing Livan Rafael...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015, file photo, an evidence marker sits next to a human skull as Davis County search and rescue members and crime scene investigators search a hillside, for more evidence in Fruit Heights, Utah. More police departments are amassing their own DNA databases, a move critics say is a way around stringent regulations governing state crime labs and the national DNA database.. (Scott G Winterton/Deseret News via AP, File)
March 04, 2017 - 1:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of police departments around the U.S. are amassing their own DNA databases to track criminals, a move critics say is a way around regulations governing state and national databases that restrict who can provide genetic samples and how long that information is held. The...
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