Boats carrying fleeing Rohingya sink in Bangladesh; 26 dead
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Boats carrying fleeing Rohingya sink in Bangladesh; 26 dead

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Three boats carrying ethnic Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized in Bangladesh and 26 bodies of women and children have been recovered, officials said Thursday. Bangladesh border guard commander Lt. Col. S.M. Ariful Islam said at least three boats carrying an unknown number of Rohingya Muslims sank in the Naf … Continue reading

EPA contract freeze, media blackout leave states confused
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EPA contract freeze, media blackout leave states confused

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration freeze on new Environmental Protection Agency contracts and grant awards raised fears that states and other recipients could lose essential funding for drinking water protection, hazardous waste oversight and a host of other programs — while a communications blackout left them dangling in uncertainty. The agency also took a … Continue reading