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The Supreme Court on Monday canceled arguments scheduled for October on President Trump's travel ban, ordering the parties to instead file briefs on whether their cases are moot following the release of new restrictions on travelers a day earlier.

In an order, the court said it had removed the cases challenging Trump's original ban from its argument calendar until further notice.

The court directed parties to file new briefs by noon on Oct. 5, as Solicitor General Noel Francisco requested late Sunday after the new restrictions were released.

Trump's new action would restrict travel by people from eight countries — Chad, North Korea, Venezuela, Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia.


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