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Hawaii judge freezes Trump’s revamped travel ban

HONOLULU: A federal court in Hawaii on Wednesday halted Donald Trump's revised executive order temporarily closing US borders to refugees and nationals from six Muslim-majority countries, dealing the president a humiliating defeat. US District Judge Derrick Watson ruled that the state of Hawaii, in its legal challenge to the order, had established a strong likelihood that the ban would cause "irreparable injury" were it to go ahead. The ruling means a nationwide freeze on enforcement of a ban on entry by nationals of…