The Latest: Hawaii seeks to challenge third travel ban

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HONOLULU – The Latest on Hawaii's ongoing legal challenge to the Trump administration's travel ban (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

Lawyers representing Hawaii in the state's long-running fight against Trump administration travel bans have filed a motion seeking to challenge the latest version of the policy.

Hawaii filed a motion Friday asking a federal judge to lift his order halting the state's previous lawsuit.

Hawaii says it wants to file an amended lawsuit targeting the third travel ban.

The latest travel ban removes Sudan from the list of affected countries and adds Chad and North Korea, along with several officials from the government of Venezuela. It's scheduled to take effect Oct. 18.

State Attorney General Doug Chin said the new ban still discriminates on the basis of nationality, exceeds the president's legal authority and seeks to implement his Muslim ban.

Chin has been challenging President Donald Trump on travel bans since February, after Trump sought to bar new visas for people from seven mostly Muslim countries.

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