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White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies

White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies

By JOSH BOAK – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has a new effort to show local governments what it can do for their communities, hosting officials from North Carolina to highlight funding opportunities and hear first-hand how coronavirus relief, infrastructure dollars and other policies are doing locally. Thursday’s event reflects an expansion …

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The Gates Foundation encourages the UN and honors inspiration as goalkeepers

The Gates Foundation encourages the UN and honors inspiration as goalkeepers

By THALIA BEATY – Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates combined characteristic optimism with sobering questions about persistent gender inequality and hunger at an event focused on achieving the global development goals that the Gateses Foundation organized on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Bill Gates again …

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Increased Venezuelan migration is felt across the United States

Increased Venezuelan migration is felt across the United States

By ACACIA CORONADO and GISELA SALOMON – Associated Press EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — It cost Nerio two months and everything he had to get from Venezuela to the United States, traveling mostly on foot and watching exhausted fellow travelers being mugged or left for dead. Like a growing number of Venezuelans, Nerio embarked on …

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US officials: border crossings soar among Venezuelans

US officials: border crossings soar among Venezuelans

By ELLIOT SPAGAT – Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of Venezuelans arrested at the U.S. border with Mexico soared in August, while fewer migrants from Mexico and some Central American countries were apprehended, officials said Monday. responsible. Venezuelans have overtaken Guatemalans and Hondurans to become the second nationality after Mexicans among migrants …

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