The US government declared its relief efforts in Puerto Rico were succeeding but people on the hurricane-devastated island said help was scarce and many residents were desperate for fresh water, food and electricity.
Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have begun at least four days earlier. "The relief effort is under control", she said.
"It's very grateful American citizens down there in Puerto Rico".
The Jones Act was originally created to promote the U.S. ship-building industry after World War I. These days, it has the unintended effect of reducing to a handful the number of shipping companies that can transport products to Puerto Rico.
"Ultimately the government of Puerto Rico will have to work with us to determine how this massive rebuilding effort ... will be funded", he said. "I'm sorry but that really upsets me and frustrates me", said Cruz.
Trump plans to visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday. Additionally, the BBC, a foreign network, first covered Hurricane Maria more than United States outlets.
Perhaps in response to Cruz' impatient retort, Secretary Duke followed a tour of the island with a news conference Friday and said, "Despite working together, I know that the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are suffering". Riverside K-9 rescue team welcomed back after Puerto Rico missionThey're on a six-day mission as part of a group called ROW, which stands for Reach Out Worldwide.
On Wednesday, Trump suggested again that he would not waive the restriction. CharityNavigator.org and the Better Business Bureau's Give.org have lists of charities that meet their standards and focus on Hurricane Maria relief. On Friday, he wrote on twitter that "b$3 ig decisions will have to be made as to the cost of its rebuilding!"
Much of the capital San Juan is a landscape of ruin: buildings with all their windows shattered, traffic lights down, and trees that survived now without a single leaf. "As planes start to be able to leave the island, people will be going here because their kids' school's gone, their job may be lost, their home is gone, and they'll be coming here to basically stay with friends and family they have in the area". "Much needed cargo has been delivered to the port, and an armada of US and foreign vessels continues to arrive".
At the top of a speech devoted to tax policy, Trump ticked off a series of issues he said are making the recovery more hard, including that Puerto Rico is an island, that its infrastructure was already in "very, very poor shape" and that the USA territory is saddled with "tremendous" debt.
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It premiered Monday on NBC in the 9 a.m. hour of the "Today" show , proving only that the experiment is far from successful. Another reporter compared the TV personality's attempt at having a hit NBC show to a 'HomeGoods catalog brought to life '.
Vessels and aircraft that have visited North Korea in the past 180 days are prohibited from entering USA under the new sanctions . China, North Korea's most important trading partner, is one of the pariah state's few sources of hard currency.
First of all, Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) had a reliable partner in the equally center left Social Democrats (SPD). But at least the German citizens are paying attention and trying to change their country's current course.
In addition to criminal probes in Germany, the company still faces hundreds of investor lawsuits as well as consumer complaints. A report Friday from Volkswagen AG referred to the loss as "third quarter negative items" impacting the company's bottom line.
Ex-FBI chief James Comey's firing in May is reportedly also being investigated for potential obstruction of justice. Mueller is also looking into other actions taken while Trump has been in office, which include Flynn's resignation.
He cited, for instance, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer of NY , who Wednesday praised the Kurdish independence vote. The Iraqi government has placed a ban on global flights to airports in the country's Kurdish area.
A grim Anthony Weiner shuffled silently into court Monday morning to learn his fate for sexting with an underage girl . His first texting scandal prompted Weiner , who was married, to admit to several inappropriate relationships.
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Meaning the Yanks will in all likelihood have a date with the Twins in the Wild Card Game next Tuesday, Oct. 3. Judge entered the game with 48 homers, having clubbed a pair in Sunday's loss to the Blue Jays in Toronto.
He said the measure "does not mean taking command" of the Catalan police, but it is "simply to agree on a means of coordination". The arrests were the first involving Catalan officials since the campaign to hold an independence vote began in earnest in 2011.
We hope all the Saudi women have perfected their 'ugh, male drivers...' jokes in time for the law's 2018 implementation. Until now, only men were allowed licences and women who drove in public risked being arrested and fined.
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The Georgetown chapter of Young Democratic Socialists of America tweeted that they'll attend the protest. Sessions criticized universities that have formal conduct policies that he said stifle free speech.
May has a key alliance with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to support her minority government in Parliament. Bombardier and Northern Ireland's largest labor union Unite expressed their disappointment over the decision.
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It generated revenue of $199.7 million in the first six months of 2017, up 23% from $162.3 million in the same six months of 2016. The offering will raise $126 million in funding for Roku , while giving existing shareholders of the company roughly $93 million.
He went on to say his administration is working on tax cuts and reform that are aimed at creating jobs in the US for citizens. They also said the increased deduction will lower the overall tax burden, despite the higher rate for lower income families.
And when a mission consistently fails to fulfill a mandate of this council, we should end it, " he said. Rouhani said Iran was ready to respond to the possibility of Trump walking away from the agreement.
A grand jury in Washington indicted 15 Turkish security officials, as well as four civilians, on assault charges in August. One police official said the violence had been sparked by competing protesters not by Erdogan's security forced.
Macron told reporters Tuesday that the 2015 agreement is the best option for now to keep watch on Iran's nuclear program. Tillerson is meeting at the United Nations with diplomats from the nations that are part of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Earlier this month, Toys R Us revealed they had hired a law firm to assist in potential bankruptcy proceedings. The company faces US$400 million in debt payment, which falls due in 2018, and was burning through its cash.