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Trump travel ban on more solid ground as top court cancels hearing
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Supreme Court signaled on Monday it may dismiss a challenge to President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban after the White House announced tailored restrictions on eight countries that legal experts said stand a better chance at holding up in court.
SEC chairman belatedly learned of 2016 agency hack: testimony
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission belatedly found out in August, about three months after being confirmed, that hackers breached the regulator's database of corporate announcements in 2016, according to prepared congressional testimony seen by Reuters on Monday.
Apple shares flirt with correction territory
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Apple Inc dipped on Monday and flirted with correction territory following a report that the company had told suppliers to scale back shipments of parts for its upcoming iPhone X.
Republicans tweak Obamacare repeal bill, support tepid
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican senators struggled to gather more support for a last-ditch attempt to repeal Obamacare on Monday despite revising funding provisions of their bill to make it more attractive to a handful of undecided lawmakers.
Chelsea Manning says she was denied entry to Canada
TORONTO (Reuters) - Chelsea Manning was turned back at the Canadian-U.S. border because she was convicted of espionage for passing information to Wikileaks, the former U.S. intelligence analyst said on Monday.
Turnout high as Iraqi Kurds defy threats to hold independence vote
ERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurds voted in large numbers in an independence referendum in northern Iraq on Monday, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, threats from Turkey and Iran, and international warnings that the vote may ignite yet more regional conflict.
Trump blasts NFL for anthem protests, says not about race
BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump kept up his verbal battle with the National Football League over players who drop to one knee during the national anthem, saying on Monday their acts of protest had nothing to do with racism.