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WASHINGTON | 81 migrant children separated from families since June

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration separated 81 migrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border since the June executive order that stopped the general practice amid a crackdown on illegal crossings, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. Despite the order and a federal judge’s later ruling, immigration officials are allowed to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | 81 migrant children separated from families since June

BEIRUT | Families of Lebanon’s war missing choose to forgive past

BEIRUT— Families of people who went missing during Lebanon’s civil war called on the government Wednesday to expedite the formation of a commission to look into the fate of relatives and urged those who know what happened to come forward nearly three decades after the conflict ended. The families say they are not seeking punishment … Continue reading BEIRUT | Families of Lebanon’s war missing choose to forgive past

MILAN | 5-Star leader Di Maio cancels campaign stop in Corleone

MILAN  — The leader of the 5-Star Movement has canceled a visit to the long-time Mafia stronghold of Corleone after his party’s mayoral candidate said he wanted to open a dialogue with the families of Mafiosi. Deputy Premier Luigi di Maio said Friday that “the state needs to be careful not to ever get close … Continue reading MILAN | 5-Star leader Di Maio cancels campaign stop in Corleone

The Latest: Rams OL donates to shooting victims’ families

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST): 2:40 p.m. Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth is donating a game check to the families of the victims of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks. Whitworth will give his check from Los Angeles’ game against Seattle to the Ventura County Community Foundation’s Conejo Valley … Continue reading The Latest: Rams OL donates to shooting victims’ families

WASHINGTON | Families take step toward suing EPA for toxic paint stripper

WASHINGTON  — The mothers of two men killed by a toxic paint stripper have taken a first step toward suing the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to take quick action to remove the product from the market. EPA pledged in May to act quickly on a final rule on methylene chloride after then-Administrator Scott Pruitt … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Families take step toward suing EPA for toxic paint stripper

California News: Governor Brown Signs Bills to Protect, Support Women, Children, Working Families

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed a package of bills to protect and support women, children and working families across California. AB 929 by Assemblymember Blanca Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) – Spousal support factors: domestic violence. AB 1619 by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) – Sexual assault: … Continue reading California News: Governor Brown Signs Bills to Protect, Support Women, Children, Working Families

MEMPHIS, Tenn. | Jury finds Tennessee cemetery mostly to blame

MEMPHIS, Tenn.— A jury on Monday found a Tennessee cemetery mostly responsible for failing to meet obligations to families whose loved ones’ bodies were mishandled, but hasn’t yet determined how much it should pay relatives. With Monday’s ruling, the jury found several funeral homes that also were sued didn’t have a responsibility to make sure … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn. | Jury finds Tennessee cemetery mostly to blame