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Trump heads to Puerto Rico after Twitter outbursts

Trump heads to Puerto Rico after Twitter outbursts

By Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald

October 2, 2017


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President Trump will travel to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico tomorrow after a weekend of Twitter attacks aimed at the mayor of the island's capital city who criticized the speed and breadth of the federal response.

Las Vegas concert gunman identified as Stephen Paddock, 64; motive unknown

Las Vegas concert gunman identified as Stephen Paddock, 64; motive unknown

By Christopher Brennan | New York Daily News

October 2, 2017


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The gunman who massacred at least 50 people, and injured at least 400, at a Las Vegas concert has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock.

‘We don’t even know when we’re coming back’: Puerto Ricans evacuate to Florida on a cruise ship

‘We don’t even know when we’re coming back’: Puerto Ricans evacuate to Florida on a cruise ship

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske | Los Angeles Times

September 29, 2017


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"People will be leaving daily. Things are getting worse. They say help is here, but all the help is in the port. What you see is chaos everywhere."

Puerto Rico: The urgency of now

Puerto Rico: The urgency of now

By Chicago Tribune

September 27, 2017


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Reinstalling a power grid, along with housing rehabilitation and basic supplies, on a poor, isolated island that relied on tourism and agriculture, will require direct and consistent attention.

Iraqi’s lawyers ask federal court for civilian medical oversight at Guantanamo

Iraqi’s lawyers ask federal court for civilian medical oversight at Guantanamo

By Carol Rosenberg | Miami Herald

September 27, 2017


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There is no known case of a civilian judge ordering the war-on-terror prison to let an outside doctor supervise a captive's U.S. military medical care.

Hurricane Maria: Orlando families find helping Puerto Rico isn’t simple

Hurricane Maria: Orlando families find helping Puerto Rico isn’t simple

By Gabrielle Russon | Orlando Sentinel

September 26, 2017


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After Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, Rafael Juliá Jr. worried about his aging father, battling cancer and relying on a machine to breathe. Juliá understood his two challenges: First, he must find an affordable plane ticket for his father to escape. Perhaps even more difficult, Juliá must also...

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