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Why the US left the UN Human Rights Council – and why it matters

The US’s announcement that it is leaving the UN Human Rights Councilshould not surprise anyone, since the Trump administration has long made clear its disdain for many parts of the United Nations. But the damage that the decision is likely to cause could nonetheless topple an increasingly wobbly house of cards.

US now to hold kids longer at border… but with parents

(AP) – Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched yesterday for ways to end the Trump Administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with the focus shifting to a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted … but with their parents.
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