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Order on family separation offers no relief for thousands already being held 

Order on family separation offers no relief for thousands already being held Despite a federal policy change that will affect the detention of new families caught illegally entering the country, children who’ve already been separated from their parents will remain so.



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Gaza truce brings little relief to volatile situation

Gaza truce brings little relief to volatile situationJERUSALEM (AP) — With a cease-fire declared Wednesday, Israel and Hamas appear to have pulled back from a fourth war after a day of intense rocket fire and airstrikes. But the situation could explode at any moment.



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Relief, anger over Russia journalist's staged death

Relief, anger over Russia journalist's staged deathNews that the supposed murder of a prominent Russian journalist and Kremlin critic was actually staged by Ukraine to thwart a real attempt on his life provoked both relief and anger on Wednesday. In a stunning development barely 24 hours after he had been reported killed, Arkady Babchenko appeared at a press conference where he admitted participating in a “special operation” to catch the alleged mastermind of a Russian plot to kill him. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said he was “relieved” that Babchenko had not been killed, after earlier denouncing the supposed murder as a “hideous crime”.



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Second Judge Blocks Trump Decision To End Deportation Relief For Dreamers

Second Judge Blocks Trump Decision To End Deportation Relief For DreamersA second federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, dealing another blow to the president’s efforts to end protections for nearly 700,000 undocumented young people who came to the U.S. as children.



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As winds relent, scorched California hopes for fire relief

As winds relent, scorched California hopes for fire reliefBrutal winds that fueled southern California wildfires finally began to ease Saturday, giving residents and firefighters hope for a respite as the destructive toll of the blazes came into focus. Despite the intensity of the fires that raged on multiple different fronts — stretching from areas north of Los Angeles down to the San Diego region — authorities have reported only one fatality. “There’s still tons and tons of hot spots out there,” Captain Jon Heggie of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said early Saturday.



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Thousands March On National Mall To Demand Puerto Rico Disaster Relief

Thousands March On National Mall To Demand Puerto Rico Disaster ReliefThousands gathered Sunday on the National Mall in Washington to demand the federal government increase its commitment to disaster relief on hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.



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Houston Suburb Conditions Hurricane Relief Money On Residents' Vow Not To Boycott Israel

Houston Suburb Conditions Hurricane Relief Money On Residents' Vow Not To Boycott IsraelA suburb outside of Houston is requiring residents who were affected by Hurricane Harvey to certify that they do not boycott Israel in order to apply for grant money to rebuild their home or business.



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The Latest: Parents of rescued US hostage express relief

The Latest: Parents of rescued US hostage express reliefWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the release of an American-Canadian family held by a Taliban-linked group for five years (all times local):



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'Shame on you!': San Juan mayor fires back after Trump warns about disaster relief

'Shame on you!': San Juan mayor fires back after Trump warns about disaster reliefThe president warned on Thursday that he might pull federal relief workers from Puerto Rico even as the island struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria.



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White House Official Gives Lip Service To Puerto Rican Debt Relief But Offers No New Deal

White House Official Gives Lip Service To Puerto Rican Debt Relief But Offers No New DealMick Mulvaney, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, said Sunday that existing legislation is enough to provide Puerto Rico with the debt relief it needs to get back on its feet.



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