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US state of Hawaii federal judge blocks President Donald Trump’s new travel ban

October 17, 2017 10:30 pm
US state of Hawaii federal judge blocks President Donald Trump’s new travel ban

Judge Derrick K. Watson (Photo by AP) A federal judge in the US state of Hawaii has blocked President Donald Trump’s latest version of travel ban, saying it “plainly discriminates based on nationality.” Derrick K. Watson, the judge of US Federal District Court in Honolulu, issued a nationwide order on […]

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US state of Hawaii asks judge to block President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban

October 11, 2017 2:17 pm
US state of Hawaii asks judge to block President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban

Demonstrators protest US President Donald Trump’s travel ban outside the office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), on March 16, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by AFP) The US state of Hawaii is challenging President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban, saying it is just the outgrowth of his campaign pledge […]

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Hawaii judge rules grandparents are exempt from US President Donald Trump travel ban

July 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Hawaii judge rules grandparents are exempt from US President Donald Trump travel ban

US District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu in 2015. (AP photo) A US federal judge in the state of Hawaii has ordered the administration of President Donald Trump to vastly expand the number of people exempt from a controversial travel ban on nationals of six Muslim-majority countries. US District Judge […]

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US Army sergeant arrested in Hawaii on terrorism charges

July 11, 2017 10:30 pm
US Army sergeant arrested in Hawaii on terrorism charges

Red evidence tape covers part of the door leading to the Waipahu condo where Ikaika Kang lives. (Photo by AP) A US Army sergeant in Hawaii has been charged with attempting to provide classified military and other sensitive documents to Daesh terrorists wreaking havoc in several Islamic countries. Sgt. Ikaika […]

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US appeals court rejects Hawaii’s request over travel ban

July 8, 2017 3:34 am
US appeals court rejects Hawaii’s request over travel ban

Travelers from the Middle East arrive at the International Arrivals section at Los Angeles International Airport on June 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A US appeals court has refused Hawaii’s request to issue an emergency order aimed at blocking parts of President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban. On June 29, […]

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The United States military intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii

June 22, 2017 10:30 pm
The United States military intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii

The US and Japan are jointly developing the interceptor to shoot down medium-range ballistic missiles. The United States military has again failed to intercept a ballistic missile during a test off Hawaii, the US Missile Defense Agency has acknowledged.  The agency made the announcement in a statement issued on Wednesday night, the Associated […]

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Derrick K. Watson, federal judge in Hawaii freezes US President Donald Trump’s new executive order

March 16, 2017 1:00 pm
Derrick K. Watson, federal judge in Hawaii freezes US President Donald Trump’s new executive order

A federal judge in Hawaii has frozen President Trump’s new executive order temporarily barring the issuance of new visas to citizens of six-Muslim majority countries and suspending the admission of new refugees. U.S. District Judge Derrick K. Watson froze the order nationwide. Watson was the second of three judges to […]

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Hawaii becomes first state to sue over US President Donald Trump’s new travel ban

March 10, 2017 12:00 am
Hawaii becomes first state to sue over US President Donald Trump’s new travel ban

Hawaii has become the first state to file a lawsuit against 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 against the U.S. government in federal court in Honolulu. The state had previously sued […]

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Hawaii is first US state to sue over President Donald Trump’s new travel ban

March 9, 2017 6:35 pm
Hawaii is first US state to sue over President Donald Trump’s new travel ban

US President Donald Trump makes his way to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, February 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The US state of Hawaii has filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, saying the executive order will harm […]

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US state of Hawaii to challenge President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban in court

March 8, 2017 5:00 pm
US state of Hawaii to challenge President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban in court

US President Donald Trump stands with 10-year-old Jack Cornish of Birmingham, Alabama, as he surprises visitors during the official reopening of public tours at the White House in Washington, DC, March 7, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The US state of Hawaii has announced plans to file a federal lawsuit against […]

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