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Trump White House feels heat on Puerto Rico Trump White House feels heat on Puerto Rico
- September 30, 2017

Reacting to Duke's remarks, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said Friday the situation on the ground was in fact "not a good news story". She cut through all the BS in a Saturday morning tweet to remind everyone watching that only one thing matters here: Saving lives. (more...)
Mr. President, stop insulting Sen. John McCain Mr. President, stop insulting Sen. John McCain
- September 30, 2017

The motion was somewhat awkward because McCain has difficulty moving his arm due to injuries he sustained after his plane was shot down during the Vietnam War, and he was held as a prisoner of war for more than five years . Lindsey Graham of SC and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana that would have resulted in the loss of health coverage for millions of Americans. Trump's behavior over his party's most recent health care defeat is consistent in how he treated both McCain and the physically disabled ... (more...)
North Korea seen moving missiles from development centre North Korea seen moving missiles from development centre
- September 30, 2017

The Trump administration's approach to the region so far suggest that North Korea, terrorism, and trade issues are likely to feature as the priority policy areas for the United States. But questions remain as to how seriously China will enforce the directive. But as its battlefield defeat looms closer in Iraq and Syria, the opening of a potential new ISIS "front" in Southeast Asia is a mounting concern for the United States and regional governments alike, and will undoubtedly be highlighted ... (more...)
Trump Lashes Out at Puerto Rico Mayor Who Complained About Storm Response Trump Lashes Out at Puerto Rico Mayor Who Complained About Storm Response
- September 30, 2017

Trump is en route to Bedminster, N.J. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Puerto Ricans on Saturday for the slow pace of relief from the devastating damage caused by Hurricane Maria , saying his government, which has come under fire for its response, was doing an "amazing job". (more...)
Lo scaricabarile sullo ius soli Lo scaricabarile sullo ius soli
- September 30, 2017

Il governo fa un passo indietro sullo Ius soli e lo rimanda alla prossima legislatura . "Da Montecitorio poteva uscire un po' meglio", afferma ancora la ministra che, sulla carta, si dice favorevole a una legge sulla cittadinanza che, però, dovrebbe puntare maggiormente sullo Ius culturae , coinvolgendo il sistema scolastico. (more...)
South Carolina National Guard sends 150 soldiers to help Puerto Rico's devastation South Carolina National Guard sends 150 soldiers to help Puerto Rico's devastation
- September 30, 2017

Officials said Puerto Rico requested assistance from NC National Guard through an Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) request with NC Emergency Management to aid in recovery. "We've seen it, we've helped here and we are looking forward to helping the people in Puerto Rico get through this". The governor says an advance team will depart this weekend, while the rest of the engineers will be deploying next week. (more...)
Mother blinded after ex-partner 'gouged out both eyes' Mother blinded after ex-partner 'gouged out both eyes'
- September 30, 2017

They said she had also been stabbed in the stomach. According to the arrest affidavit, Roberson told police the fight between he and his child's mother started over the kid. It's not the first time Roberson had allegedly been violent. The judge found him not guilty for reason of insanity, and the charges were dismissed. (more...)
22 people killed in Mumbai stampede 22 people killed in Mumbai stampede
- September 30, 2017

Hitting out at the Railways for the loss of innocent lives at the stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station Thackeray said, "Why do we need terrorists or enemies like Pakistan?" In the last one year, many commuters had taken to Twitter to voice their concerns about the FOB, tagging both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the then railway minister Suresh Prabhu. (more...)
Azhar unbeaten as Pakistan crawl towards Sri Lanka total Azhar unbeaten as Pakistan crawl towards Sri Lanka total
- September 30, 2017

Azhar became the eighth Pakistan batsman to reach 5000 Test runs taking 115 innings to surpass the milestone making him the fourth fastest of those eight. Ali made his Test debut against Australia at Lord's in Pakistan's neutral venue series in England in 2010 and has since been a consistent performer with the bat. (more...)
Jammu: BSF unearths 14-feet-long tunnel being dug from Pak side Jammu: BSF unearths 14-feet-long tunnel being dug from Pak side
- September 30, 2017

A senior police official said that the BSF had intensified the patrol on the border following a series of ceasefire violations in the Jammu region. The first was unearthed in Sambha's Ramgarh sector. According to a report, some labourers were present inside the tunnel and when the BSF jawans opened fire they escaped back to Pakistan. He said the BSF is fully alert to meet any challenge along the worldwide border to foil the "nefarious designs" of Pakistan. (more...)
Louisiana steps up for Puerto Rico Louisiana steps up for Puerto Rico
- September 30, 2017

Friday, the family got word that the U.S. Navy spotted the catamaran on September 22 adrift on the south end of Puerto Rico. This is the most she can do for those still on the island awaiting help from the USA mainland and President Trump, who has been criticized for not doing enough to help the people of Puerto Rico. (more...)
Local Democrats Rally Against Latest Federal Health Care Bill Local Democrats Rally Against Latest Federal Health Care Bill
- September 30, 2017

Republican Senator Rand Paul nailed it in a remarkably candid NPR interview last week: "The whole thing has nothing to do with repeal". The decision not to put the bill to a vote in the Senate came a day after Sen. Seidman Lecture at Harvard Medical School, held on September 25, featured two leading health care policy researchers who have served senior officials and advisors to Republican and Democratic administrations. (more...)
Maria likely to become tropical storm Tuesday night or Wednesday: NHC Maria likely to become tropical storm Tuesday night or Wednesday: NHC
- September 30, 2017

Reports from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that maximum sustained winds are near 80 miles per hour with higher gusts. That could certainly be good news for Maryland. The same trough which is expected to escort Maria out over the North Atlantic will deliver a shot of continental air, sending temperatures below seasonal as we head into the beginning of October. (more...)
Trump to Visit Asia in November Trump to Visit Asia in November
- September 30, 2017

US President Donald Trump has backed away from a threat to skip a summit with Asean leaders in the Philippines later this year, with the White House now saying he will attend. Trump has offered fiery rhetoric and a tough stance against the North's nuclear weapons program, declaring in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly last week that the US would "totally destroy" North Korea if provoked. (more...)
Donald Trump to visit Asia in November, but India not in itinerary Donald Trump to visit Asia in November, but India not in itinerary
- September 30, 2017

An itinerary for the five-nation trip - which also includes a stop in Hawaii - has not been released. After being sworn in as the US President in January, Trump has hosted several top Asian leaders at the White House or his summer home in Mar-a-Lago, Florida. (more...)
European Union issues guidelines asking social media firms to remove hate speech European Union issues guidelines asking social media firms to remove hate speech
- September 30, 2017

The European Commission , the agency which implements the EU's decisions, has issued guidelines for the companies to speed up the removal of unlawful content. We can not accept a digital Wild West, and we must act. "The code of conduct I agreed with Facebook , Twitter, Google , and Microsoft shows that a self-regulatory approach can serve as a good example and can lead to results", Jourová said. (more...)
The Jones Act, explained (and what waiving it means for Puerto Rico)
- September 30, 2017

Given the Jones Act's imperialistic impact, anything short of a permanent repeal will effectively inhibit Puerto Ricans from recovering, let alone thriving, in any near future. Waivers for the Jones Act have been issued in the past, such as during Superstorm Sandy in 2012, which went largely unnoticed by the public. His campaign planes, Air Force One and Air Force Two, and tens of cruisers, aircraft carriers, nuclear submarines and transport military aircrafts are grounded or moored without ... (more...)
Puerto Rico necesita 30 mil mdd para su reconstrucción tras María Puerto Rico necesita 30 mil mdd para su reconstrucción tras María
- September 30, 2017

Yulín Cruz dijo que tenía un "mensaje" contundente para el presidente Donald Trump . "Si no el mundo va a ver cómo nos trataron, no como ciudadanos de segunda clase, sino como animales que pueden ser descartados", dijo la alcaldesa. " Es una isla rodeada de agua, grandes aguas, aguas de un océano ", sostuvo. La red eléctrica y otra infraestructura ya estaban en mal estado... previo al huracán y ahora todo ha sido básicamente arrasado. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif to be re-elected as PML-N President on October 3 Nawaz Sharif to be re-elected as PML-N President on October 3
- September 30, 2017

The meeting was attended by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. Ms. Kulsoom Nawaz, who is in her mid-sixties, recently won Lahore's NA-120 seat vacated by Mr. Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, has been discharged from the hospital, where she was admitted after her condition worsened on Tuesday. (more...)
Port Authority of NY and NJ sending help to Puerto Rico
- September 30, 2017

Cruz became involved in Puerto Rico's Popular Democratic Party in 2003, and was elected president of its women's organization. Gonzalez said that every morning she wakes up with a roof over her head, every time she sits down to eat a meal, she can't help but wonder if her parents can do the same. (more...)
Victims in deadly NYC school stabbing bullied attacker moments before Victims in deadly NYC school stabbing bullied attacker moments before
- September 30, 2017

A family friend, Iris Couvertier says she has been in contact with the suspect after his arrest and asserts the bullying was hate-related. "Now my son is never coming back". "They pushed him too far", one of Cedeno's crying classmates said shortly after it happened. "Mathew I left in that school because I thought my son would have been safe in that school", said Dennis. (more...)
Two injured in military crash in Syria Two injured in military crash in Syria
- September 30, 2017

A V-22 made a hard landing in Syria on Thursday, according to the U.S. Naval Institute. "Something happened in the air causing the aircraft to go down", the official said. Ospreys are often used to move USA troops in and around Syria where hundreds of USA military advisers are helping to train and support Syrian Democratic Forces as they battle ISIS in eastern Syria. (more...)
Chance to look to future after 'disappointing' election, May tells supporters
- September 30, 2017

Members of the Theresa May's Conservative Party don't agree about exactly when the prime minister should quit, but they think it should be before the next election. "Our party meets in Manchester this week, and our message to you is simple". Former Government adviser Louise Casey last night called for the policy to be halted to allow time for a new "safety net" to be put in. (more...)
Deschamps - Martial out by choice Deschamps - Martial out by choice
- September 30, 2017

One can likely infer that Martial, who has five goals this season already for United, will probably sit out the weekend home fixture versus Crystal Palace too. This may prove a problem for the Frenchman if a similar pattern continues, with Deschamps stating that a first XI role is more suited meaning the attacker may begin to look elsewhere in order to secure guaranteed first-team game-time. (more...)
Alert in Germany as man threatens to put poisoned goods in stores Alert in Germany as man threatens to put poisoned goods in stores
- September 30, 2017

The suspects or the suspect threatened to add poisonous substance to food sold in big German supermarket chains in the country and overseas, unless the demand was met. The man appeared to be in his fifties, of average height, and was wearing glasses and a hat. The jars were found to contain ethylene glycol, an odourless toxic liquid. (more...)

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