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San Juan Mayor: This Is A 'People Are Dying' Story

San Juan Mayor: This Is A 'People Are Dying' Story That gives citizens - many of whom are spending hours in line at banks, fuel stations and groceries - two extra hours to get tasks done. President Donald Trump did not publicly address the situation in Puerto Rico on Thursday, but acknowledged a day earlier the difficulties of bringing quick relief to the island, calling it "a very hard situation". [Full Article...]

Trump Hurricane Flack Gets Torched by San Juan Mayor

Trump Hurricane Flack Gets Torched by San Juan Mayor And the administration announced a three-star general overseeing the USA military's efforts to move supplies into and throughout the island would go to Puerto Rico. Port Authority staff will also assist with shipping logistics and getting supplies out to the island. "We will not rest, however, until the people of Puerto Rico are safe", he added. [Full Article...]

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Siachen base camp today

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Siachen base camp today This is the first DAC meeting being chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman after taking over the reins of the MoD. The spokesman further said that the Defence Minister praised the commanders for the high level of synergy achieved with the the state police and the Central Armed Police Forces. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation used 200 accounts to spread propaganda

Russian Federation used 200 accounts to spread propaganda Twitter today "proactively" shared with Congress a "round-up of ads" that Russia's state-run TV network Russia Today (RT) targeted to US users in 2016. The Blacktivist page is just one of 470 other Facebook accounts Congress has learned had ties to Russian Federation in early September. Lawmakers in both parties have said they suspect social networks played a big role in what they describe... [Full Article...]

San Juan mayor pleads for better federal response: 'People are dying'

San Juan mayor pleads for better federal response: 'People are dying' Rossello had also noted in a tweet that Trump agreed to his request to waive the Jones Act , allowing more cargo to be shipped to the island. The fact is that Puerto Rico has been destroyed by two hurricanes. "I have a call!" she cried and answered it. Rivera said he began distributing it to hard-hit rural areas. "I am proud of Americans helping Americans, friends and strangers alike". [Full Article...]

South Korea: Return of wartime operational control will scare North

Tensions on the Korean peninsula have escalated in recent weeks as North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump exchange bellicose threats and insults over the North's nuclear and missile development program. Thousands of USA soldiers are stationed in South Korea and Japan. "I urge you to give your best efforts to make it possible for our armed forces to play a leading role... [Full Article...]

San Juan Mayor To Trump Admin

San Juan Mayor To Trump Admin The Trump administration is more anxious about political spin than they are getting aid to American citizens. Ramos told CNN that about 4,000 utility workers were trying to fix the power grid and 1,000 more were expected to arrive over the weekend from the United States mainland. [Full Article...]

Trump vows support for relief, recovery effort in Puerto Rico

Trump vows support for relief, recovery effort in Puerto Rico Domestic firms have moved 9,500 containers to Puerto Rico, according to the American Maritime Partnership. Trump, who will travel to the U.S. territory early next week, earlier defended the response to the disaster on the island, which has been virtually without power, water and telecommunications since getting a twin walloping from hurricanes Irma and Maria. [Full Article...]

Port Authority workers head to Puerto Rico for relief efforts

Port Authority workers head to Puerto Rico for relief efforts Army North, was set to arrive Thursday to assess the situation so that the military can provide the highest possible level of support, Northern Command spokesman John Cornelio said . At least 16 people have died as a result of the storm, the government has said. Trump is set to visit Puerto Rico on next Tuesday - almost two weeks after Maria made landfall. [Full Article...]

Former Thai PM Yingluck seeking asylum in UK

Former Thai PM Yingluck seeking asylum in UK Yingluck had faced up to 10 years in prison for her role in the rice-buying scheme, introduced in 2011, which pledged to pay farmers well above the market rate for their crops. Pol Gen Srivara said that Pol Col Chairit had not faced a charge, pending the examination of DNA evidence collected from the Toyota auto and the former prime minister's house on Soi Yothin Pattana 3 in Bangkok . [Full Article...]

Fugitive ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra seeks asylum in UK

Fugitive ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra seeks asylum in UK It was his second time in Dubai exile, having earlier lived there and London for 4 1/2 years after stepping down as president in 2008. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Thursday former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is now in the United Arab Emirates. [Full Article...]

Former Thai PM seeks political asylum in UK

Former Thai PM seeks political asylum in UK Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, a key architect of the coup that took down Yingluck's government, said "it's good she is in Dubai". But the Pheu Thai Party source told CNN on Thursday night that Yingluck left Dubai for London two weeks ago. [Full Article...]

Equifax Will Offer Free Lifetime Credit Locks in January

Equifax Will Offer Free Lifetime Credit Locks in January There's no denying the fact that Equifax's recent data breach was one of the worst the country has ever seen. "Whether or not your information was exposed, USA consumers can get a year of free credit monitoring and other services", Gressin said in a press release. [Full Article...]

Trump administration demands Facebook surrender information about hostile activists

Trump administration demands Facebook surrender information about hostile activists There were several backdrops across the nation's capital where protesters took to the streets during Inauguration Day. More than 200 people were arrested on a variety of charges, many connected to allegations of rioting. The "Queer Dance Party at Mike Pence's House" drew a few hundred protesters in opposition to Pence's stance in LGTBQ rights. The Department of Justice wants to know more about t... [Full Article...]

Malaysia bans travel to North Korea, soccer match postponed

Malaysia bans travel to North Korea, soccer match postponed On Sept. 28, Malaysia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs banned Malaysians from visiting North Korea. Malaysian officials blamed North Korea's missile tests and related developments as the reason it had barred its players from the rogue state. [Full Article...]

North Korea lacks ability, intent to attack US planes

North Korea lacks ability, intent to attack US planes China doesn't want Tillerson's visit to be consumed by North Korea . "It is clearly a declaration of war because those were words by an incumbent American president", Ri Yong-ho told reporters in front of his hotel in NY. Hours later, Ri said the North's response could be to detonate a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific. On Monday, Ri escalated the threat by saying Trump's weekend claim that No... [Full Article...]

U.S. eases shipping restrictions for sending hurricane relief to Puerto Rico

U.S. eases shipping restrictions for sending hurricane relief to Puerto Rico Croix. "FEMA does have people in Puerto Rico", she says. On Thursday, the Pentagon has eight scheduled flights to deliver water, food, medical supplies and generators to Puerto Rico and the U.S. "We have heard reports that the ongoing supply shortages are causing looting and crime", the letter from the House members said. Rubio, who clearly has the ear of the president, argued that the gover... [Full Article...]

Union fees face US Supreme Court review, again

Union fees face US Supreme Court review, again To view the full article, register now. IL employee Mark Janus contends he shouldn't have to pay the fees because he is forced to support the speech of a union bargaining representative who is negotiating on political issues such as wages, pensions and benefits. [Full Article...]

Sea creatures hitchhiked across the Pacific on tsunami debris

Sea creatures hitchhiked across the Pacific on tsunami debris Using these makeshift rafts, entire communities of critters travelled from the coasts of Japan to Hawaii, Alaska, California, and other locations, according to the research team, who say nothing like it has been seen before in recorded history. [Full Article...]

Police officer shot in Polk Co., GA

Police officer shot in Polk Co., GA A Georgia city official told the AP that the officers were responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle that had been reported stolen. Cedar Park in Polk County is located in northwestern Georgia. Hearne is survived by a husband, Matt, an officer with the Aragon Police Department, her parents and her three-year old-son. "Words can't express the sorrow and the hurt that we feel right now as ... [Full Article...]


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