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Thousands of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria could be forced out of their temporary homes

Thousands of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria could be forced out of their temporary homesEvery two weeks or so, the automated voice would tell Analee Dalmau and hundreds of other displaced Puerto Rican families that the deadline was looming, that they would soon have to move out of their hotel rooms, that their refuge would no longer be covered by federal funds. Dalmau, 24, fled her home near the island’s tropical rain forest after Hurricane Maria lashed the US territory more than 10 months ago. It’s not just for us, but for our kids,” Dalmau says.



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California wildfires: Six dead and tens of thousands forced to flee homes

California wildfires: Six dead and tens of thousands forced to flee homesFirefighters are rushing against uncertain weather forecasts to contain a multitude of wildfires in northern California that have already claimed the lives of at least six people and forced 50,000 to flee their homes. With hot, dry conditions and high winds fuelling the blazes, 12,000 firefighters have been drafted in to try to contain 17 wildfires that have destroyed buildings in its path – including the home of a fire chief. As those firefighters continued to fight the blaze, families of the dead on Sunday told their harrowing tales of loss.



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Teacher Says He Was Forced to Resign After Refusing to Call Transgender Student by Preferred Name

Teacher Says He Was Forced to Resign After Refusing to Call Transgender Student by Preferred NameJohn Kluge, the former orchestra teacher at Brownsburg High School, says he was essentially fired for refusing to call a transgender student by their preferred name.



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Teacher Says He Was Forced To Quit Over School's Transgender Student Policy

Teacher Says He Was Forced To Quit Over School's Transgender Student PolicyAn Indiana teacher says he was forced to resign after he refused to comply



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Retiree, 76, Forced to Flee Hawaii Volcano Evacuation Zone After Initially Refusing to Leave

Retiree, 76, Forced to Flee Hawaii Volcano Evacuation Zone After Initially Refusing to LeaveEdwin Montoya's home is in the mandatory evacuation zone, but he intended to stay put.



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Hawaii Kilauea volcano eruption: Thousands forced to evacuate after 6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Big Island

Hawaii Kilauea volcano eruption: Thousands forced to evacuate after 6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Big IslandThousands of people have been evacuated from their homes on Hawaii’s Big Island after the Kilauea volcano spewed lava into residential areas and a series of earthquakes, including the largest to strike the state in 43 years, shook the island. A 6.9 magnitude quake followed closely after a 5.8 magnitude, both occurring near a town whose residents already faced mandatory evacuations due to bubbling lava. Big Island has been placed on high alert as scientists and local officials warned residents seismic and volcanic activity is likely to continue.



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Dozens of people in Pennsylvania forced from homes by road collapse

Dozens of people in Pennsylvania forced from homes by road collapse“Everybody is now safe,” Cheryl Moon-Sirianni, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s executive director of district 11, told reporters. At least 30 people in apartment buildings alongside the road were asked to evacuate on Friday in anticipation of the possible collapse of a section of Route 30, she said. Soil was dislodged at the bases of other buildings, which were likely to be saved, Moon-Sirianni said, adding that repairs could take a month or more.



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Parents Threw Hot Oil On Teen For Refusing Forced Marriage, Cops Say

Parents Threw Hot Oil On Teen For Refusing Forced Marriage, Cops SayA teenager whose disappearance from her San Antonio, Texas, high school



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California Student Says He Was Forced to Participate in Walkout

California Student Says He Was Forced to Participate in WalkoutA California high school student says a teacher denied students the option to not participate in a walkout to protest gun violence.



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Family forced off Southwest flight after witness says child got nervous on plane

Family forced off Southwest flight after witness says child got nervous on planeA family was forced off a Southwest Airlines flight after a witness says the child got nervous riding on a plane.



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