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Federal judge blocks Trump's revised travel ban

On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson ruled in favor of Hawaii's request for a temporary restraining order against President Trump's revised executive order to restrict travelers from six Muslim-majority countries and refugees from entering the United States.

The ban was slated to go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, but this ruling blocks it nationwide. Several states, including Maryland and Washington, worked to stop the ban, with Hawaii arguing that it would hurt the tourism industry and keep residents from being able to have relatives from the affected countries visit.