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England’s housing crisis has gotten so bad that children are living in shipping containers, doing homework on the toilet, and eating on floors. Nearly 400,000 more kids could be homeless soon.

England’s housing crisis has gotten so bad that children are living in shipping containers, doing homework on the toilet, and eating on floors. Nearly 400,000 more kids could be homeless soon.

A pair of sisters sit in the doorway of their caravan in London.Matt Cardy/Getty Images A new report estimates that 210,000 children in England are homeless and another 375,000 are at risk of becoming homeless. The number of homeless children living in temporary residences in England has risen by about 80% since 2010. The report…

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Google pushed an exception through to allow US Customs and Border Protection to try a key cloud product for free, even as 1,300 Google employees protest any work with the agency (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google pushed an exception through to allow US Customs and Border Protection to try a key cloud product for free, even as 1,300 Google employees protest any work with the agency (GOOG, GOOGL)

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is testing a buzzy new Google Cloud product — an expedited trial with the federal agency that was pushed through by Google executives amid employee protests. CBP — the federal agency that enforces immigration laws at and around the border — has been given a free trial of Google…

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The DOJ sent immigration court employees a link to a racist and anti-Semitic blog post attacking immigration judges

The DOJ sent immigration court employees a link to a racist and anti-Semitic blog post attacking immigration judges

REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst The Justice Department sent immigration court employees an email linking out to an article attacking immigration judges using deeply offensive and anti-Semitic slurs, BuzzFeed News reported. The article was posted on the white nationalist website VDare, which routinely traffics in racist and anti-immigration rhetoric and has explicitly targeted immigration judges in…

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