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- Caribbean residents describe dire situation as food, water run out – CNN
- At least 38 people are confirmed dead from Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean, but the situation remains dire as the island nations are running out of food and clean water.
- Trump punishes sanctuary countries, halts visas for nations that refuse to cooperate on deportations – The Washington Times
- President Trump has imposed sanctions on four countries that have refused to take back immigrants from their nations that the United States wishes to deport. The State Department will place visa restrictions on the countries of Cambodia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Eritrea.
- Judge orders State Dept. to search state.gov accounts for Clinton aides’ Benghazi emails – Fox News
- A federal judge has ordered the State Department to search the emails of several Clinton aides for anything related to Benghazi. The State Department had been refusing to comply with the Freedom of Information Act request filed by Judicial Watch in 2015.
- Justice Dept. won’t charge six officers in Freddie Gray death – NBC News
- The Department of Justice will not pursue federal civil rights charges against the six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. In the Baltimore court last year, they were all either acquitted, or had charges dropped.
- Justices allow Trump administration ban on most refugees – ABC News
- The Supreme Court overruled a lower court on Tuesday, allowing President Trump’s refugee plan to continue until the end of October. They will also hear arguments on the constitutionality of his travel ban, from six mostly Muslim countries, on October 10.