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21 November, 2017 4:29 AM Bill Clinton visits Puerto Rico, distributes relief supplies

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton visited Puerto Rico on Monday and met with those left homeless after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm. Mr. Clinton arrived with medical supplies and solar energy equipment donated by the Clinton Foundation, which has already shipped 76 tons of medicine and medical equipment since the storm 22

2 November, 2017 2:44 PM US jobless claims fall to near 44-1/2-year low

Washington: The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 44-1/2-year low last week, supporting expectations of a sharp rebound in job growth in October after employment was depressed by hurricane-related disruptions in September. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits decreased 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 229,000 for the week ended 29

22 October, 2017 9:28 AM Former US presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

AUSTIN: The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H W and George W Bush gathered 45

17 October, 2017 2:52 PM In pictures: Storm Ophelia

Storm Ophelia is battered Scotland and northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland. The former Atlantic hurricane downed trees and power lines, sent waves surging over coastal defenses and disrupted transport again Tuesday, a day after making landfall on Ireland’s south coast with gusts of almost 18

15 October, 2017 8:39 PM Hurricane Ophelia, Taking Aim at British Isles, May Still Deliver Damage

LONDON — The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia could bring 80 mile an hour wind gusts, disruption and damage to Ireland and Britain as the work week gets underway, weather services said Sunday. Ophelia weakened from a Category 2 to a Category 1 hurricane Sunday as it moved north-northeast across the Atlantic, with sustained winds of 90 mph. It is expected 38

8 October, 2017 1:08 AM Hurricane Nate makes landfall in southern US

Louisiana: Hurricane Nate has made landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi River on the southeastern tip of the state of Louisiana, the National Hurricane Center said on Saturday. The storm was packing winds of 85 miles (140 kilometers) per hour as it was bearing north at 20 miles (31 kilometers) per hour. Nate caused widespread flooding and left dozens 58

7 October, 2017 9:46 PM Nate expected to be a Category 2 hurricane at landfall on Gulf Coast

Strengthening Hurricane Nate is now expected to be a Category 2 hurricane at landfall on the central Gulf Coast in coming hours. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Nate's top sustained winds have recently risen to 90 mph and the core is now about 180 miles south-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River. As of 8 a.m. Saturday, Nate was accelerating 37

3 October, 2017 7:57 AM Las Vegas gunman was wealthy real-estate investor

Stephen Paddock lived in a tidy Nevada retirement community where the amenities include golf, tennis and bocce. He was a wealthy real-estate investor, recently shipped his 90-year-old mother a walker and liked to play high-stakes video poker in Las Vegas. Nothing in his background suggests why he would have been on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel 11

1 October, 2017 12:36 PM Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump Takes On Puerto Rico's Mayor In The SNL Season Premiere

Alec Baldwin is back as Donald Trump in the Saturday Night Live season premiere, and he lost no time in tackling the president's Puerto Rico response head on. In a cold open skit to start the show, Baldwin returned with his now-legendary Trump impression, while Aidy Bryant as Sarah Huckabee Sanders entered the oval office to tell Trump the mayor of San Juan was on the phone 29

30 September, 2017 3:07 PM Puerto Rico Crisis: San Juan Mayor Pleads for Federal Aid, Trump Hits Back

The mayor of Puerto Rico's largest city earned a rebuke from President Donald Trump on Saturday after pleading for more federal assistance in the wake of Hurricane Maria. "We are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency and the bureaucracy," San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said Friday at a news conference. She highlighted donations from companies 63