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Shutdown stories: Federal workers say no relief in sight

Shutdown stories: Federal workers say no relief in sight“I don’t see an end in sight to this right now, and I don’t think there will be unless something major happens like a strike among the essential employees who are working without pay.”



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Venezuela's Guaido Says Opposition Seeks Financing, Debt Relief

Venezuela's Guaido Says Opposition Seeks Financing, Debt ReliefSince becoming head of the legislature this month, Guaido has been aggressively pushing the Venezuelan military and foreign governments to recognize him rather than the authoritarian leader Nicolas Maduro as the legitimate head of state. In a Jan. 11 statement, a group of Venezuelan bond investors said they’d recognize the National Assembly as “the only legitimately elected body” and wouldn’t negotiate with Maduro over unpaid debt.



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Trump 'tried to cut off' disaster relief money for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Trump 'tried to cut off' disaster relief money for Puerto Rico after Hurricane MariaPresident Trump attempted to cut off federal disaster aid to Puerto Rico, it has been reported, which may have prompted deputy Housing and Urban Development secretary Pam Patenaude to resign. In October, the president inaccurately tweeted that the Puerto Rican government was planning on using the disaster relief money for Hurricane Maria to pay off old debts. Although untrue, Mr Trump then reportedly attempted to prevent disaster-relief money from going to Puerto Rico, and instead requested the funds be directed to Texas and Florida, according to a Washington Post article detailing Ms Patenaude’s exit from the White House.



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Trump, California spar over money for wildfire relief funds

Trump, California spar over money for wildfire relief fundsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to withhold money to help California cope with wildfires, a day after new Gov. Gavin Newsom asked him to double the federal investment in forest management.



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Does CBD Work for Pain Relief?

Does CBD Work for Pain Relief?Kyle Wright was used to living in pain. Then, at a street fair in Denver, where he used to live, someone offered him a sample of CBD lotion, a product said to contain cannabidiol, one of the many chemicals found in the cannabis plant.



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The Latest: Macron promises tax relief for workers, retirees

The Latest: Macron promises tax relief for workers, retireesPARIS (AP) — The Latest on anti-government protests in France (all times local):



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Oil prices gain as investors eye Fed relief on interest rates

Oil prices gain as investors eye Fed relief on interest ratesOil prices gained Thursday after the US benchmark slid below $ 50 a barrel following reports Russia could join a production cut at next month's OPEC meeting.



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Trump Wants To End Hurricane Maria Relief Funding To Puerto Rico: Report

Trump Wants To End Hurricane Maria Relief Funding To Puerto Rico: ReportPresident Donald Trump wants to stop sending federal relief money to Puerto



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Trump’s Pressure on Kim Fades as Ally Floats Sanctions Relief

Trump’s Pressure on Kim Fades as Ally Floats Sanctions ReliefLately, though, there’s been more talk about relieving sanctions on Kim Jong Un’s regime. The latest sign came Wednesday after China said it had agreed with North Korea and Russia “it was time to start considering the adjustment” of United Nations sanctions. The same day, President Donald Trump tersely dismissed a suggestion by U.S. ally South Korea that it was reviewing the repeal of one unilateral package of economic restrictions against its neighbor.



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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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