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Judge Extends FEMA Housing Program For Evacuees Of Hurricanes Maria And Irma

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| The agency was ordered to continue payments for Puerto Rico disaster survivors living in hotels after their homes were destroyed nearly 11 months ago. The extension expires on Aug. 31.

Former Fraternity Member Gets House Arrest In Penn State Hazing Death

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Ryan Burke, who was in charge of recruitment at Beta Theta Pi fraternity, is the first person to plead guilty in the case.

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Blocking 3D-Printer Guns

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The judge said the untraceable weapons could end up in the wrong hands. But it's unclear how effective the order is since some gun plans have already been online for four days.

Manafort Heads To Court As First Defendant In Mueller Probe To Face Trial

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The bank and tax fraud case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is the first special counsel prosecution to go to trial.

Federal Judge Orders Government To Seek Consent Before Medicating Migrant Children

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The court ruled the government must abide by a decades-old court settlement affecting the detention of migrant children.

In Battle Pitting Cities Vs. States Over Minimum Wage, Birmingham Scores A Win

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A federal appeals court sided with workers from Birmingham, Ala., who argued that state lawmakers racially discriminated against the majority-black city by blocking a 2016 municipal minimum wage hike.

Government Says It's On Track To Reunite Migrant Parents And Children By Deadline

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As of Thursday morning officials reported 711 children had yet to be reunited with their parents or an approved sponsor. Some 1,800 children have been handed over to their parents or sponsors.

Government Unable To Track Hundreds Of Parents It Separated From Their Children

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Officials said 1,012 parents and children separated at the border have already been reunited. But up to 463 parents may have been deported or have voluntarily left without their children.

LAPD releases video of 'no-win' shootout at Silver Lake Trader Joe's, says police bullet killed woman

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"These are no-win situations," the chief told reporters. "This is a heartbreaking reminder of the split-second decisions that officers must make every day."