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Seattle judge blocks Trump immigration order

By Reuters
04 February 2017   |   3:30 am
A U.S. federal judge in Seattle temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's partial travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries. The ruling is so far the broadest to date against Trump's directive.

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