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DALLAS — Immigrant children are being routinely and forcibly given a range of psychotropic drugs at U.S. government-funded youth shelters to manage their trauma after being detained and in some cases separated from parents, according to a lawsuit. Children held at facilities such as the Shiloh Treatment Center in Texas

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FEMA Coordinating Officer William Vogel (left) sits next to Gov. Kenneth Mapp and VITEMA Director Mona Barnes. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp joined governors from across the country for a video teleconference Wednesday as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator William “Brock” Long and Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Kirstjen Nielsen met

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Additional federal disaster relief and recovery assistance has been authorized for the United States Virgin Islands at the request of the territory’s government, Governor Kenneth Mapp said. “This announcement means that we should not have to pay any share of the costs for debris removal or emergency

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HARTFORD, Conn. — The mayor of San Juan said Thursday that Puerto Rico remains in desperate need of help eight months after Hurricane Maria and isn’t ready for the hurricane season that begins in June. Carmen Yulin Cruz was in Connecticut Thursday to receive the “Latina Champion” award at the annual

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CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islands Republican National Committeeman Jevon O.A. Williams has accepted an appointment to fill a vacancy on the Board of Elections. The appointment was pursuant to V.I. elections law. “We must take back our most fundamental right as citizens,” said Williams. “For too long, elections in our island

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INHERITED PROPERTY: Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and his sisters have been selling off parcels of land on a peninsula called Ditleff Point on St. John. CRUZ BAY — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette property holdings in the U.S. Virgin Islands have become a campaign issue in the Great Lakes

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By MICHAEL A. COHEN THE BOSTON GLOBE Earlier this week it was revealed that President Trump is again using his personal cell phone to speak to people outside the White House. Apparently the president doesn’t like having Chief of Staff John Kelly know who he is talking to, so he is

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HAVANA  — Raul Castro has stepped down as president and his brother Fidel is dead but U.S. relations with Cuba are frostier than in years, with their reopened embassies nearly empty and President Donald Trump hinting at measures that could further lower the temperature. A new Cuban president, 58-year-old Miguel

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump called U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp “the President of the Virgin Islands” six months ago. On Wednesday, in a bill signing ceremony inside the Oval Office, President Trump referred to Mapp as “Governor Kenneth Mapp of Michigan.” “I also want to thank Governor Kenneth

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SAN JUAN — Generators are still humming. Candles are still flickering. Homes are still being repaired. Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria exactly six months ago, and the U.S. commonwealth is still struggling to recover from the strongest storm to hit the island in nearly a century. “There are

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