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Hurricane Maria death toll reassessed, US aid to Palestinians slashed, Putin backs down

It's been almost a year since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. Now the official death toll has been revised from 64 to 2,975. What does the new number tell us? Also, how a US cut in funding for the Palestinians could end up shutting down schools in the Gaza Strip. And, Russian President Putin uncharacteristically backs down on a policy, specifically on pension reform.

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