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WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has called on Republican supporters of the GOP health care reform bill "to get busy." Trump made the pitch in Washington tonight at the National Republican Congressional Committee's March Dinner. Trump called Thursday's scheduled vote on the matter "crucial." His promotion of the measure is meant to offset stout conservative opposition. House Speaker Paul Ryan said tonight's dinner raised a record-breaking $30.1 million for the group.

The Latest: Hawaii files Trump travel ban injunction motion

HONOLULU (AP) -- The Latest on Hawaii asking a federal judge to issue an injunction blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Hawaii is taking its lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban to the next level by asking a judge to issue a preliminary injunction. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued a temporary restraining order halting key portions of Trump's executive order before it went into effect last week.

Hawaii seeks to extend injunction blocking Trump travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) -- Attorneys representing Hawaii in the state's challenge to President Donald Trump's travel ban are asking a federal judge to extend his temporary restraining order blocking the ban or turn it into a preliminary injunction. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson halted key portions of Trump's executive order before it went into effect last week. He's instructing Hawaii to file its preliminary injunction motion on Tuesday morning.

Muslim advocacy group seeks broader travel-ban injunction

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- A federal judge in Virginia is weighing a request from a Muslim civil rights group for an even broader injunction against President Donald Trump's proposed travel ban than what other judges have imposed. Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked the vast majority of Trump's revised ban, which would restrict immigration by refugees and from six majority-Muslim countries.

The Latest: Gorsuch says Trump disappointed he lost Colorado

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch (all times EDT): 6:45 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says President Donald Trump told him he was disappointed he lost Colorado and believed that with more time he might have won. Gorsuch, a federal judge in Denver, made the disclosure during his confirmation hearing in the Senate on Tuesday.

Most young Americans don't see Trump as a legitimate leader

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United States, referring to some Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers. "You can't be saying that (if) you're the president," says Anderson, a 21-year-old student from Coconut Creek, Florida.

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TRUMP-RUSSIA UPDATE: Hearings to begin on alleged Russian election hacking; Trump comments WASHINGTON (AP) -- FBI Director James Comey and NSA director Michael Rogers are expected to testify today at a hearing on Capitol Hill about Russian interference into the U.S. presidential election. Also of interest to the House Intelligence Committee are President Donald Trump's claims that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower during the presidential campaign.

The Latest: Judge rejects request to clarify travel order

HONOLULU (AP) -- The Latest on a lawsuit filed in Hawaii over the Trump administration's revised travel ban (all times local): 11:05 a.m. A federal judge has rejected the Justice Department's request for clarification on his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. U.S.

Former NC police chief detained at JFK for 90 minutes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A former North Carolina police chief whose mother is Italian and father is Somali said Sunday that he's disappointed with his country of 42 years after he was detained at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Former Greenville Police Chief Hassan Aden of Alexandria, Virginia, who now works as a law enforcement consultant, said he was detained March 13 on his return trip from Paris for his mother's 80th birthday.

US asks Hawaii judge to clarify ruling on Trump travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) -- The government is asking a federal judge to clarify his order blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, arguing it shouldn't apply to a global freeze on refugees entering the United States. A Justice Department motion filed Friday asks U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson to clarify that the temporary restraining order only applies to the president's temporary ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries.

Young Americans: Most see Trump as illegitimate president

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United States, referring to some Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers. "You can't be saying that (if) you're the president," says Anderson, a 21-year-old student from Coconut Creek, Florida.

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The Latest: Seattle judge puts off ruling on travel ban

SEATTLE (AP) -- The Latest on lawsuits challenging the Trump administration's revised travel ban (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A federal judge in Seattle says he won't rule on a request from Washington state to block President Donald Trump's revised travel ban because two other judges have already halted it. Judge James Robart said Friday the state could ask him to reconsider should circumstances change.

Trump administration fights Syrian's travel ban lawsuit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A federal judge should let President Donald Trump's travel ban apply to a Syrian family trying to relocate to Wisconsin, U.S. Justice Department attorneys argue in a new court filing. The case revolves around a Syrian Muslim who fled the war-torn country in 2014 and settled in Wisconsin. He's been working since last year to win asylum for his wife and 3-year-old daughter, who remain in Aleppo.

Trump's Muslim rhetoric key issue in travel ban rulings

SEATTLE (AP) -- Federal law gives the president broad authority over immigration. Jimmy Carter used it to deny some Iranians entry to the U.S. during the hostage crisis, Ronald Reagan to bar Cubans who didn't already have relatives here and President Barack Obama to keep out North Korean officials.

Conservative judge slams 'personal attacks' on judiciary

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A conservative federal appellate court judge who was a key author of the so-called torture memos under the Bush administration criticized personal attacks on the judiciary even while defending President Donald Trump's authority to ban travelers from mostly Muslim nations. Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Jay Bybee did not mention President Donald Trump by name.