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 to prevent Muslims from entering […]

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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 Press reported on Thursday.  The agency […]

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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 hear arguments Wednesday on whether […]

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