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by | October 02, 2017 | 08:47

US President Donald Trump intends to visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, by which time Puig could well reach her fund raising target of $100,000 after her initial goal of $25,000 was quickly achieved. Rossello and Cruz are members of rival political parties. To even assume that American citizens in the throes of a natural disaster "want everything done for them" just plays into the racist trope of people of color being lazy and unwilling to help themselves, which goes without saying is B.S.

by | October 02, 2017 | 08:47

At a news conference Saturday, Rossello wouldn't comment on Trump's tweets , saying he hadn't seen them and would not be drawn into a political fight. While less acidic than those a day earlier that drew a strong backlash, the tweets signaled that Trump is comfortable keeping the furor alive - days before he is to visit the island on Tuesday.

by | October 02, 2017 | 08:08

Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam are suspected of smearing Kim Jong Nam's face with the banned VX nerve agent on February 13 at a crowded airport terminal in Kuala Lumpur, killing him within about 20 minutes. Gooi Soon Seng, who is representing Siti Aishah, believes the prosecution will not call the three North Koreans as its witnesses. The trial will be closely watched by the Indonesian and Vietnamese governments, which have hired lawyers to defend the women.

by | October 02, 2017 | 08:05

In another tweet Sunday, Mr. Trump encouraged Tillerson to "save your energy", adding "we'll do what has to be done!" Speaking yesterday after talks with China's President Xi Jinping, Tillerson said that USA officials had "two or three" channels of communication with North Korea despite an escalating war of words between their respective leaders.

by | October 02, 2017 | 07:59

However Luton-based Monarch tweeted its flights are running as scheduled and that its Atol licence is with the regulator. 'I know this is unsettling and we will try to end this uncertainty as soon as we can. The CAA confirmed over the weekend that Atol protection would remain available for eligible holiday bookings made with the airline on Sunday. 'In certain circumstances this could require a temporary extension to complete this process.

by | October 02, 2017 | 07:51

America's top diplomat has acknowledged the U.S. is in " direct contact " with North Korea . However a senior United States official, asked for clarification later, told Reuters: "At a time when North Korea is continuing its provocations, the president does not think now is the time to negotiate with them".

by | October 02, 2017 | 07:18

According to the BBC , Tandy told reporters: "It was pretty stupid on Scott's behalf and he is pretty lucky". When you put your hand into a fence and there's a lion in there, you can expect to get bit. Scott Baldwin has apologised for missing a game for the Ospreys due to a lion bite. Goode clearly was not very impressed with Baldwin's act of bravery and wrote, "Stroke the Lion it'll be fine they said!" "And for those asking my hand is on the mend thankfully & should be up & running ...

by | October 02, 2017 | 07:14

In a speech to the UN General Assembly two weeks ago, the USA president threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if necessary. A second tweet followed that read, "Save your energy Rex, we'll do what has to be done!" "We're not in a dark situation, a blackout, we have a couple, three channels open to Pyongyang", the top U.S.

by | October 02, 2017 | 05:12

Petersburg, and will look for additional ways to support them during this hard time", said Martin Tadlock, interim regional vice chancellor. More than half the USA territory remains without drinking water. The "Help Is On The Way Puerto Rico" concert and dinner is scheduled for October 15 from Noon to 5 pm at the Crystal Ballroom and will be open to all ages.

by | October 02, 2017 | 04:43

Now Trump is spending his time on Twitter, trying to start a feud with the mayor of the biggest city in Puerto Rico - someone who should be a major partner for relief efforts there. In his Saturday morning tweets , Trump also lashed out at the media for what he said was biased coverage, saying that the "Fake News Networks are working overtime in Puerto Rico".

by | October 02, 2017 | 04:35

The retired JCO said, he had missed the first date of appearing before the tribunal on September 11 as he had received the notice after that date. He has now been asked to appear before the tribunal on October 13. Another such incident occurred when earlier Assam Police had accused its own Constable of being an illegal immigrant. Assam Director General of Police Mukesh Sahay told PTI that it was "a matter of procedure" and that the foreigners tribunal did not take into account whether a ...

by | October 02, 2017 | 02:49

But as CBS News' David Begnaud reports, there are 3000 shipping containers containing critical, life-saving supplies - food, water, and medicine - sitting on the docks in Puerto Rico, waiting to be distributed. But the president has yet to do so because the US shipping industry opposes the waiver. A lack of vehicles and drivers has made it impossible to distribute the aid.

by | October 02, 2017 | 02:41

Maharaj made a brisk 19 before Du Plessis declared and Morkel gave South Africa a dream start when Bangladesh's second innings got under way, cleaning up the risky Tamim and also getting Mominul lbw in a brilliant first over. Quinton de Kock only made eight runs before he was on his way back to the pavilion. Even the opposition have noticed his efforts and Bavuma praised the Bangladesh keeper for his work.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:59

A sold-out crowd roared at once as Lonzo Ball was introduced before the Lakers' preseason opener - and they were nearly as loud when Kyle Kuzma checked in midway through the first. Walton's takeaway was that Ball needs to shoot more - take shots that are there, rather than pass up shots too often to look for teammates. It's something that Ball also agreed with this notion as he believes the more experience he gains the more comfortable he will become looking toward generating his own ...

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:55

But Johnson used an eve-of-conference interview to step up the pressure once more, elaborating on his "red lines" for Brexit - notably that the transition period must be kept short. To help give private tenants greater security, the Communities Secretary Sajid Javid , who speaks on the opening day of the conference, will announce a three-point plan.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:50

Defensively, they had Washington, I think, held to 10 points in the middle of the fourth quarter. No. 11 Ohio State (3-1, 1-0 Big 10) enters Saturday after dismantling UNLV 54-21 last week. A week ago, the team lost a 27-17 contest against Nebraska in which the offense struggled. Louisville transfer Kyle Bolin has yet to throw for 200 yards in a game this year and the senior owns three touchdown passes as opposed to six interceptions, but having Grant (12 catches, 113 yards, one TD) back ...

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:33

Asked how he could know whether the North would even contemplate coming to the table, Tillerson told reporters: "We are probing , so stay tuned". "We are probing , so stay tuned", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in what marked the first time that a senior USA official acknowledged there was direct contact between Washington and Pyongyang.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:31

Mr Trump has said that Hurricane Maria "totally destroyed" the island and left it with "no electric, roads, phones etc". "You're going straight to hell ", tweeted Lin-Manuel Miranda. Reports that the island has not received relief aid are disappointing, he says, given the amount of aid the task force has already provided. "As hard as it is to get materials and help to Puerto Rico , it's way harder to get them on Vieques".

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:24

After, Shanmuganathan's resignation, Banwarilal Purohit who was the Assam Governor, took interim charge of Meghalaya. Ganga Prasad was elected for the first time as the Member of Legislative Council, MLC in Bihar in 1994. Mr Malik served as the Union Minister of State, Parliamentary Affairs and Tourism from 21 April 1990 to 10 November 1990. "The Centre-state relationship will enter its golden era with Malik as the state governor", he added.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:26

Yet even in voicing solidarity and sympathy with Puerto Rico, he drew attention again to the island's debt burden and infrastructure woes, leaving doubt about how far Washington will go to make the USA territory whole. The Trump administration says its relief efforts in Puerto Rico are succeeding, but people on the island say help is scarce and disorganized while food supplies are dwindling in some remote towns eight days after Hurricane Maria.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:23

Bucs have 48 seconds to rush 1 yard. On the defensive side, all eyes will be on their wide receivers. It's all of us. But to play like we played last week ... Simply put, if Eli Manning has people open as often as Case Keenum did, my advice to you would be to go to Vegas, take the Giants , and take the over.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:25

This isn't to say the situation is not perilous in Puerto Rico . She spent a day using precious gas to look for an ATM that was in operation because she couldn't get into her credit union, which was taking only 200 customers a day. The appearances came amid criticism that Trump has not been as engaged in the recovery of Puerto Rico as he was when hurricanes recently struck Texas and Florida.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:25

Fountain Valley's superintendent told parents that in June an independent music enrichment contractor gave fifth-grade students flutes that "potentially" were contaminated with unspecified body fluids. While another told, " I think there's something really sick going on here ". Both the California Department of Justice and U.S. Postal Service are investigating the incident.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:26

Trump also physically mocked McConnell, according to Axios , which reported Trump mimicked McConnell's posture by slumping his shoulders and having a lethargic demeanor. 'With one Yes vote in hospital & very positive signs from Alaska and two others (McCain is out), we have the HCare Vote, but not for Friday!' Trump said, possibly referencing Sen.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:24

Guaranteed to leave the star with a serious sugar-high before he hits the stage, the package included Tim Tams, Iced VoVos, Anzac biscuits, Caramello Koalas and barbeque-flavoured Shapes. It's one of his top songs, people expect him to play it. " Same Love is a song which is about love and happiness and I think that's what Australians want to hear".

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:16

A 2014 study revealed that almost 80 per cent of women aged 18-48 said they had been exposed to some form of sexual harassment. Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University, the world's largest university for women, made the announcement on its Twitter account.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:15

More than a month after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on August 25, parts of the state continue to grapple with cleanup and rebuilding. "We are here to help you and help you rebuild, because we are one team together'". "I think they showed they're doing the right thing", Martin said of state officials. "And I said FEMA's not going to reimburse us for that, so thank you, but we'll get it done".

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:15

Nor did an unprecedented scandal involving escorts entertaining Louisville players and recruits in dorm-room parties sporadically from 2010 to 2014. Bowen finds himself in the spotlight early this week following a federal investigation into alleged pay-for-play schemes in college basketball . Person and Evans have been suspended, and Bland was placed on administrative leave.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:02

Kam Martin played on kick return but not on offense. And the way he performed Saturday , Auburn didn't need anyone else. Johnson had a five-touchdown performance last week at Missouri and he added three more TDs this week, becoming the first back in Auburn history to score eight touchdowns in a two-week span.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:01

The security agencies declared 109 flash points and 125 sensitive points in Rawalpindi on the 10th of Muharram . A total of 144 processions of Taazia, Zuljinnah and Alam were taken out from different parts of the city. The entire city was sealed and no vehicle was allowed to enter the cantonment. The procession and congregations, Majalis , were monitored through digital cameras and air surveillance was also done.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:35

The u.s. government "probe" the desire of the regime of Kim Jong-un to initiate discussions on its nuclear program, said Rex Tillerson , this Saturday in Beijing. While the United States has claimed in public there are "military options" for confronting North Korea , most experts believe any military action would result in the deaths of countless thousands of civilians in North Korea and South Korea , along with those of US and South Korean troops.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:29

A crowd surge at a railway station in northern India killed at least 37 people in 2013 as Hindu devotees drawn by one of the holiest days of the world's largest religious gathering rushed to board trains. Fadnavis, who returned to the city from a three-day tour of South Korea and Singapore this evening, met the injured persons and also spoke to the hospital authorities.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:28

Officers said the policeman was on duty at a Edmonton Eskimos game before a auto rammed into a police vehicle. The vehicle hit the officer, sending him 15 feet into the air, and the driver jumped out stabbing "the officer several times before fleeing the scene on foot".

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:31

The move to seize the border posts is a response to a Kurdish referendum on Monday that produced a vote in favor of secession from Iraq. The announcement on Saturday came amid rising tensions in the wake of a controversial secession referendum in Iraq's Kurdistan region, where nearly 93 percent of voters backed a split from Baghdad .

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:27

French interior minister, Gérard Collomb said on Twitter that he will be heading to Marseilles following the attack. The attack took place near the Gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles station, according to DNA media outlet. French troops are part of a US -led coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq and has thousands of soldiers in West Africa fighting al Qaeda-linked militants, operations that have made these groups urge their followers to target France.