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U.S. charges FEMA official in Puerto Rico for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday announced corruption charges against a senior government official and a contractor who oversaw the rebuilding of Puerto Rico's electrical grid after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2...

U.S. charges FEMA official in Puerto Rico for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria

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UPDATE 2-U.S. charges FEMA official in Puerto Rico for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday announced corruption charges against a senior government official and a contractor who oversaw the rebuilding of Puerto Rico's electrical grid after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2017....
01:51, 2019-09-11

Former FEMA Official Accused of Taking Bribes in Hurricane Maria Recovery Federal authorities arrested a former top FEMA official and the ex-president of a company that secured $1.8 billion in contracts to repair Puerto Rico’s power grid....
04:51, 2019-09-11

FEMA official arrested for fraud over Hurricane Maria recovery effort in Puerto Rico Federal authorities arrested Ahsha Tribble, FEMA's former deputy administrator for the region that includes Puerto Rico. Donald Keith Ellison, the former president of Cobra Acquisitions was also arrested....
05:51, 2019-09-11

UPDATE 1-U.S. charges FEMA official, contractor in Puerto Rico corruption case The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday announced corruption charges against a senior government official and a contractor who worked to rebuild Puerto Rico's electrical grid after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2017....
23:51, 2019-09-10

DOJ alleges FEMA official took bribes in Maria recovery A person deployed as a FEMA official to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, has been charged with taking bribes to favor a contractor in the island's recovery....
13:00, 2019-09-11

Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria relief officials arrested, accused of bribery and fraud Two former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency were accused of bribery and fraud in efforts to restore electricity to Puerto Rico.        ...
05:17, 2019-09-11

Fact check: Does Trump's reallocation of FEMA funds take money from Puerto Rico? In late July, President Donald Trump's administration informed Congress of its decision to reprogram $271 million from federal agencies, including $155 million from FEMA, in order to finance the effort to return undocumented migrants to Mexico. Though the request was made a month ago, reports of the...
10:51, 2019-08-31

Puerto Rico Braces for Possible Hurricane Forecasters said Tropical Storm Dorian would move through the Caribbean and might approach Puerto Rico as a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall in the Dominican Republic....
22:00, 2019-08-27

Dorian now a hurricane as it bears down on Puerto Rico Dorian has been upgraded to a hurricane as the churning storm prepares to strike Puerto Rico on Wednesday — with 75-mph winds and heavy rains that could cause up to $15 billion in new damage there. It was upgraded from a tropical storm after picking up steam overnight and shifting course to put it o...
20:34, 2019-08-28

Wanda Vázquez is the new governor of Puerto Rico She faced heat before ever taking the office: Here's why Reuters After embattled Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation, the woman named as his successor, Secretary of Justice Wanda Vázquez, began facing heat from protesters. Critics claim Vázquez deliberately delayed investigations into members of her own pa...
15:51, 2019-08-09

Tropical Storm Dorian: Puerto Rico Is on Alert for Hurricane As the storm crossed into the eastern Caribbean, Puerto Rico was under a state of emergency and faced the possibility of being swiped again by a hurricane....
22:00, 2019-08-27

Tropical Storm Dorian: Puerto Rico Braces for Possible Hurricane Forecasters said Dorian would move through the Caribbean and might approach Puerto Rico as a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall in the Dominican Republic....
19:51, 2019-08-26

New Emergency Sirens Sat in Storage as Hurricane Dorian Skimmed Puerto Rico Much of a $1.2 million siren system to warn people near a dam of coming hazards has not been installed, raising questions about the island’s hurricane response plan....
04:34, 2019-08-30

Tropical Storm Dorian set to hit Puerto Rico, may be off Florida as Category 3 hurricane The fourth named storm of the hurricane season, Tropical Storm Dorian, strengthened overnight Wednesday as it continues to spin toward the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas — and by the weekend it may lurk off Florida's coast as a Category 3 hurricane....
18:34, 2019-08-28

Tropical Storm Dorian set to hit Puerto Rico, may be off Florida as Category 2 hurricane The fourth named storm of the hurricane season strengthened overnight Wednesday as it spins toward the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas -- and by the weekend, Tropical Storm Dorian may lurk off Florida's coast as a Category 2 hurricane, the National Hurricane Center says....
14:34, 2019-08-28

Hurricane Dorian passes Puerto Rico, projected to hit U.S. as major storm Forecasters said Thursday Hurricane Dorian is strengthening over the warm waters of the Caribbean and should be a major storm when it arrives in the Southeast United States late on Sunday, most likely in central Florida....
20:51, 2019-08-29

Dorian threatens Puerto Rico and could hit Florida or Georgia as a Category 2 hurricane Forecasters warn heavy rain could cause heavy flooding, landslides and power outages in the U.S. territory that's still coping with damage and losses from Hurricane Maria nearly two years later....
16:34, 2019-08-28

Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Hurricane Dorian menaces island President Donald Trump called Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" in a swipe at the U.S. territory's leaders just as Hurricane Dorian menaced the island, reawakening memories of recent devastating storms....
03:00, 2019-08-29

Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Hurricane Dorian skirts island President Donald Trump lashed out at Puerto Rico on Wednesday, calling it "one of the most corrupt places on earth" before an approaching hurricane skirted the U.S. territory, stirring up memories of previous devastating storms....
05:00, 2019-08-29

Hurricane Dorian spares Puerto Rico and heads for Florida's eastern coast Power outages and flooding were reported in the Virgin Islands and the Puerto Rican islands, but no damagesHurricane Dorian caused limited damage in the northern Caribbean as it left the region and gathered strength late Wednesday, setting its sights on the US mainland as it threatened to grow into ...
02:34, 2019-08-29

Trump calls Puerto Rico ‘one of the most corrupt places on Earth’ as hurricane skirts by Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover from back-to-back hurricanes in 2017 that killed about 3,000 people soon after the island filed for bankruptcy....
18:00, 2019-08-29

Tropical Storm Dorian Could Hit Puerto Rico As a Hurricane. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast Tropical Storm Dorian is strengthening as it moves westward towards the Caribbean, and could reach hurricane strength by early Thursday, possibly before hitting Puerto Rico. As of Monday morning, Dorian is considered a “small tropical cyclone.” It’s just over 130 miles from Barbado...
22:51, 2019-08-26

Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Dorian becomes hurricane, heads for island President Donald Trump called Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" in a swipe at the U.S. territory's leaders as they prepared for Tropical Storm Dorian which became a hurricane on Wednesday and headed for the island....
23:00, 2019-08-28

Tropical Storm Dorian strengthens, may threaten Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic as minimal hurricane The fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season gathered strength Monday while approaching the islands in the eastern Caribbean Sea, as forecasters warn Tropical Storm Dorian could impact Puerto Rico and its neighbors later this week....
22:17, 2019-08-26

Trump Administration Officials Arrested for Scamming Puerto Rico Out of $1.8 Billion in Hurricane Relief Funds Remember when Trump blasted Puerto Rico’s government for their corruption and thievery, explaining that he was the best thing that ever happened to that foreign country whose president’s name he couldn’t quite remember?...
02:34, 2019-09-12

Now, He Worries: Trump Shows Concern as Hurricane Dorian Bears Down on Florida; Not So Much When It Was Headed for Puerto Rico Seems there was a time — long, long ago — when the commander in chief, the so-called leader of the free world, was also the consoler in chief, comforting Americans in their time of need and assuring them all would be right with the world....
01:34, 2019-08-31

Puerto Rico's Government Is Corrupt as Hell, and It's Hurting Regular Puerto Ricans Today, the FBI arrested two former senior officials who served with Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, along with four other suspects in a corruption scandal, according to the Washington Post. The scandal has led to calls for Rosselló’s resignation....
04:51, 2019-07-11

Olympic legends deny taking bribes for Rio de Janeiro bid Ukraine's Sergey Bubk and Russia's Alexander Popov have said allegations against them relating to Rio's successful 2016 bid are false. Popov said he did not even vote for the Brazilian city, which beat Madrid....
04:34, 2019-07-06

Ex-Interpol boss has admitted taking £1.6m in bribes, China claims A former head of Interpol who disappeared after travelling from France to China has admitted taking $2m (£1.6m) in bribes, according to a Chinese court....
17:00, 2019-06-20

Interpol’s ex-president confesses to taking bribes in Chinese court BEIJING — Former Interpol President Meng Hongwei confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes and expressed regret for his crime, a Chinese court said Thursday. The No. 1 Intermediate Court in the northeastern port city of Tianjin said Meng read a statement containing the confession at a he...
14:01, 2019-06-20

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in December, only to show up the work the next day. Sources said Deanne Criswell, a principal at the safety- ...
00:34, 2019-06-05

Former Interpol President Meng Hongwei pleads guilty to taking $2M in bribes The former president of Interpol pleaded guilty Thursday to taking more than $2 million in bribes over 12 years while helping companies and individuals make illegal profits....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Marines Byron Law, David Salazar-Quintero charged with taking bribes to transport migrants Two U.S. Marines in Southern California have been accused of accepting cash payments to transport undocumented immigrants along the U.S.-Mexico border....
14:34, 2019-07-09

JFK Airport Supervisor Admits Taking Bribes, Exchanged Plane Parking Spots For Limo Rides and Gifts (NEW YORK) — A former supervisor at Kennedy Airport admitted Friday that she took bribes to allow Qatar and other countries to park their planes overnight during the United Nations General Assembly. Marlene Mizzi pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of official misconduct and receiving unlawf...
06:17, 2019-06-22

Hurricane Dorian: Acting FEMA head says agency is short-staffed, but ready for storm ​WASHINGTON – Acting FEMA Director Pete Gaynor said Sunday that his agency is still short 2,000 reservists, but said it shouldn’t impact the government’s ability to handle Hurricane Dorian, which was upgraded to a Category 5 storm early Sunday. “When it comes to response, we are more than read...
21:51, 2019-09-01

Trump officials defend decision to send FEMA funds to ICE ahead of Hurricane Dorian (NBC News) — Trump administration officials said Sunday that transferring $155 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster Relief Fund to Immigration and Customs Enforcement won’t affect the federal government’s ability to respond to Hurricane Dorian, a ma...
02:00, 2019-09-02

After Maria: the Netflix documentary looking at life after a hurricane The makes of a new documentary short about Puerto Rican families after Hurricane Maria talk about the importance of illuminating a crisisAt Glenda Martes’s 43rd birthday celebration last summer, party favors mix with evidence of transience: there’s a plastic tiara, balloons and silly string; generic...
11:17, 2019-05-23

Hurricane Maria's legacy: how the rise of nationalism creates climate victims Speaking in Puerto Rico at the International Congress of Youth Voices, David Wallace-Wells warns the the devastation could be routinely replicated – but youth activism offers hopeDave Eggers: why we should listen to teenagers speak about climate crisisPuerto Rico’s ongoing struggles to recover from ...
22:17, 2019-08-12

Puerto Rico streets 072419 Puerto Ricans wait for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's reported resignation on Wednesday night in the streets of Old San Juan.        ...
06:51, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico had three governors in a week. Now what? Puerto Rico's political turmoil culminated with a stretch when it had three governors in less than a week. Where does the U.S. territory stand now?        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

FCC offers another $950 million for broadband in Puerto Rico The FCC isn't done funding Puerto Rican broadband in the wakes of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Chairman Ajit Pai has circulated a draft order that would offer another $950 million to "storm-harden, improve and expand" broadband in Puerto Rico and the......
22:17, 2019-09-04

Puerto Rico governor is expected to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign Wednesday after more than a week of protests that rocked the island's capital city, a source familiar with the situation told CNN....
18:17, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico’s Embattled Governor Says He Won’t Step Down, But Won’t Run Again (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat, but he will not seek reelection or continue as head of his pro-statehood political party. Protesters said they ...
08:34, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico has new governor, but his stay may be short The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short as the island's Senate still had to ratify his position....
08:51, 2019-08-03

Understanding the Anger Boiling Over in Puerto Rico Amid the massive protests in Puerto Rico, much of the focus of the demonstrators’ ire has been on a string of profanity-laced text messages in which Governor Ricardo Rossello disparaged ordinary citizens and political foes. But the texts were merely the spark that’s set ablaze a store of deep and lo...
03:00, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again Like all members of the Greater Antilles squad these days, Puerto Rico has suffered a few hiccups: a crippled economy, a post-hurricane mop-up still in progress and riots in the streets over allegations of high-level government corruption and ex-Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s not-so-woke chats. But on the ...
01:00, 2019-08-17

Puerto Rico, with 3 governors in a week, considers a 4th A day after Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week, top officials from new leader Wanda Vázquez’s own party are talking openly about their desire to see a fourth...
23:17, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico swears in third governor in less than a week Puerto Rico's Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez Garced was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as the third governor that the financially and politically troubled island has had in less than a week....
04:51, 2019-08-08

The Latest: Trump says he’s ‘best thing’ for Puerto Rico President Donald Trump says he’s “the best thing that ever happened to Puerto Rico” and he’s renewing his attacks on the U.S. territory’s officials on a day when tens of thousands are marching to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Roselló...
07:51, 2019-07-23

Trump Locates the Most Offensive Possible Take on Puerto Rico President Donald Trump welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to the White House on Monday, where he used the foreign head of state’s visit to complain about Puerto Rico’s elected officials and boast that he himself was “the best thing to ever happen” to the island territory....
21:17, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico set for political clash over next governor Puerto Rico's political crisis risked deepening on Thursday as lawmakers and street protesters opposed the Washington corporate lawyer tapped to replace disgraced Governor Ricardo Rosselló....
13:34, 2019-08-01

Tropical Storm Dorian threatens Puerto Rico Tropical Storm Dorian threatened Puerto Rico with a direct hit on Wednesday, as forecasters said it made a last-minute shift in its path and could reach near-hurricane strength in its approach to the U.S. territory. (Aug. 28)        ...
17:34, 2019-08-28

Choice of Puerto Rico governor’s successor delayed Puerto Rico’s governing party is in full-blown crisis, with the confirmation of the nominee to succeed departing Gov. Ricardo Rosselló delayed into next week...
23:00, 2019-08-01

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign: source Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló plans to resign, a source tells Fox News, concluding an administration that was the target of mass protests in its final weeks over corruption allegations and a leaked-message scandal. ...
18:34, 2019-07-24

Ricky Martin wants Puerto Rico Governor Rossello out Ricardo Rossello says he will not run for reelection as governor of Puerto Rico — but he also won't resign. The US territory is seething after chats leaked that show the governor and associates insulting Puerto Ricans....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Embattled Puerto Rico gov apologizes for profane tirade Puerto Rico’s governor has apologized for profanity-laced comments he made in a private chat to describe a former New York City government official and a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances...
21:34, 2019-07-12

Puerto Rico: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corruption and mishandling of the aftermath of hurricane Maria....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Plan Is Almost Done, and It Could Start a Fight The island territory is preparing to present its complete restructuring plan for its $124 billion debt. Court challenges are almost certain, but if the plan survives it could be a road map for troubled states....
00:17, 2019-07-15

Puerto Rico gets another governor after supreme court clears the way Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was unconstitutional and ordered him to leave....
05:51, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello says he will not run for re-election in 2020 Following days of mass protests, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Sunday that he will not seek reelection in 2020 though he refused to resign....
06:01, 2019-07-22

Wanda Vázquez sworn in as Governor of Puerto Rico Accompanied by her husband, Judge Jorge Diaz, and her daughter, Vazquez took the oath of office in the early evening at the Supreme Court before leaving without making any public comment....
04:17, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico's new governor says she intends to remain in office The revolving door at the governor's office in Puerto Rico may finally stop with Wanda Vazquez, the newly sworn-in chief executive of the bankrupt U.S. territory, who said on Thursday she has no plans to resign....
05:00, 2019-08-09

An Anxious Puerto Rico Waits: Will the Governor Resign? Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló of Puerto Rico was widely expected to resign on Wednesday, after widespread protests and looming impeachment proceedings derailed his administration....
03:01, 2019-07-25

Why You Need to Know About Puerto Rico's Protests and Governor Ricardo Rosselló In Puerto Rico, protests have taken over the country, calling for the resignation of their governor, Ricardo Rosselló—who is now expected to resign today. After a leak of messages between the governor and his inner circle, Rosselló is being held accountable for a series of personal attacks on gover...
00:17, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico braces for more protests against latest governor Puerto Ricans are bracing for more political turmoil as the third governor in a week takes charge of the U.S. territory still divided over who should lead the economically struggling island of 3.2 million people...
07:00, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico is in turmoil. Here's how business on the island is being whipsawed Businesses in Puerto Rico are reeling from the political corruption of Governor Ricardo Rossello's administration. They are trying to maintain local operations despite the turmoil....
15:51, 2019-07-24

HUD Delays Disaster Preparation Money for Puerto Rico The housing department announced that it would distribute funds for disaster prevention efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after first helping nine states....
03:34, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico's ousted governor names successor Pedro Pierluisi has been sworn in as governor of Puerto Rico, though the US territory's Senate has yet to confirm the appointment. Disgraced Governor Ricardo Rossello was forced to resign following weeks of protests....
03:51, 2019-08-03

Ex-education secretary, 5 others held in Puerto Rico probe Puerto Rico’s former secretary of education and 5 other people have been arrested on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically connected contractors...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Puerto Rico’s Governor Resigned. It’s Still Not Clear Who Will Replace Him Ricardo Rosselló has resigned as the governor of Puerto Rico and named a former congressman as his successor, but experts say that the Puerto Rican Supreme Court may ultimately weigh in on the succession. Rosselló is stepping down after mass protests following allegations of rampant co...
06:17, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico's leadership up in the air hours before governor to step down Hours before Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló is due to resign on Friday after 12 days of street protests, the 3.2 million residents of the bankrupt U.S. territory remained unclear about who would succeed him....
17:51, 2019-08-02

Puerto Rico Is on the Brink of Full-Blown Revolt The last decade in Puerto Rico has been a constant stream of disaster and oppression, from the U.S. government’s unelected fiscal control board and the austerity it imposed on the territory to Hurricane Maria and that same government’s utter failure in recovery efforts in its aftermath....
18:51, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he won’t seek reelection Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party....
04:51, 2019-07-22

Why is Puerto Rico protesting? 5 biggest questions about the U.S. territory The island has demanded national attention after its residents swarmed the streets for weeks in protest against Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his administration.        ...
20:51, 2019-07-24

Gallup: 2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor giving Puerto Rico statehood....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico's new governor is challenged in court: newspaper The legitimacy of Puerto Rico's newly-installed governor has been challenged in court, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, adding further drama to who will lead the U.S. territory after weeks of protests....
19:17, 2019-08-05

Puerto Rico: Wanda Vazquez sworn in as new governor Wanda Vazquez became the second person to be sworn in as governor in less than a week. Puerto Rico has been marred by political turmoil and protests that led to the ouster of the former governor. Ricardo Rossello....
10:00, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico's new governor faces legal challenge Puerto Rico's newly installed governor and its Senate president faced off on Tuesday in written arguments submitted to the island's supreme court, which will decide who is in charge of the bankrupt government....
15:51, 2019-08-07

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor, and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
23:51, 2019-08-08

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it's also planning "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging, which will allow its vehicles to charge each other, and it......
10:00, 2019-06-15

1-year-old dies in fall from cruise ship in Puerto Rico Authorities say a 1-year-old girl apparently slipped from her grandfather’s hands and fell to her death from the 11th story of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico...
21:51, 2019-07-08

Online lenders under investigation by regulators in 10 states, Puerto Rico The New York Department of Financial Services is leading an investigation into of a new breed of online lender that claims to provide advance payments on workers’ paychecks — but are possibly violating usury and other payday lending laws, The Post has learned. The investigation, which in...
18:00, 2019-08-06

Spain sink Puerto Rico as Scola shines for Argentina Spain celebrated their second successive win at the basketball World Cup in China after a commanding performance from their Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol gave them a 73-63 win over plucky Puerto Rico on Monday....
18:17, 2019-09-02

Anxious wait for Puerto Rico as court mulls governorship Attorneys have submitted arguments in what many consider the biggest decision in the 119-year history of Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court: who will be the governor of the U.S. territory mired in political and economic turmoil...
23:51, 2019-08-06

Online lenders under investigation by regulators in 11 states, Puerto Rico The New York Department of Financial Services is leading a multistate probe that could snag a Silicon Valley startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz and the rapper Nas, The Post has learned. The probe, backed by 10 other state banking regulators and Puerto Rico, will focus on a new crop of online lend...
03:00, 2019-08-07

Ex-Met Angel Pagan rescued after boat capsizes in Puerto Rico Former Mets outfielder Angel Pagan survived a scare when a boat he was on off the coast of Puerto Rico was flipped over by a 15-foot wave. Pagan, former Mets minor leaguer Orlando Roman and a 16-year-old minor were on board when the vessel capsized on Cibuco Beach on Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, accordin...
01:34, 2019-05-30

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The commander-in-chief also took a shot at San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, whom he has feuded with since Hurric...
23:17, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico governor, aides ordered to turn over cellphones Federal authorities in Puerto Rico have ordered Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and 11 of his aides to turn over their cellphones as part of a growing probe into his leaked offensive chat with advisers, officials said Tuesday. A spokesman with the US territory’s Department of Justice said warrants for the pho...
22:17, 2019-07-23

Former Puerto Rico education secretary and five others arrested in corruption probe Six people, including Puerto Rico's former education secretary, were arrested in a sweeping corruption probe that alleges they steered federal funds to unqualified but connected contractors, federal officials said Wednesday. ...
22:00, 2019-07-10

Puerto Rico governor silent as impeachment process looms Puerto Rican legislators are preparing to begin an impeachment process for the U.S. territory’s leader as thousands of protesters gather around the governor’s mansion chanted, “We want peace, and they want war!” as they demanded his ouster...
05:01, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico Supreme Court rules new governor must step down The Puerto Rico Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that last week's swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as governor was unconstitutional and that he must leave office later in the day....
20:00, 2019-08-07

Puerto Rico Supreme Court overturns swearing-in of new governor The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico ruled Wednesday that the recent swearing-in of Gov. Pedro Pierluisi was against the law, overturning it and removing Pierlusi from office....
22:51, 2019-08-07

Puerto Rico governor faces calls for impeachment over chats Puerto Rico's embattled governor came under growing pressure to resign or be impeached on Friday after the leak of hundreds of vulgar and offensive chat messages, as the Caribbean island's trade unions staged another protest march in San Juan....
01:34, 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico Protesters Get Creative: Dancing, Singing, Diving… On kayak and horseback, in prayer and cacophony, Puerto Ricans have been venting their political frustrations in a host of unconventional ways in recent days. Here are some examples....
23:17, 2019-07-24

Trump slams Puerto Rico leaders: ‘Under siege,’ ‘despicable’ President Donald Trump is tweeting harsh words for leaders in Puerto Rico, which is mired in economic crisis and saw thousands protest yesterday to demand the governor resign after leaked chats showed him making misogynistic slurs and mocking constituents...
19:51, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico governor tabs former political rival as successor Outgoing Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello nominated Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi Wednesday as secretary of state, clearing a path for him to succeed the governor of the U.S. territory this week....
18:51, 2019-07-31

U.S. judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over Puerto Rico pension law A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on Thursday denied the U.S. commonwealth's motion to dismiss the case....
14:51, 2019-08-23

Puerto Rico governor taps former U.S. delegate as successor: report Puerto Rico's embattled governor will name the island's former representative in the U.S. Congress, Pedro Pierluisi, as his new secretary of state and next in line to succeed him when he steps down, El Nuevo Dia newspaper reported....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
09:34, 2019-08-08

Six men charged in connection with 2011 murder of New Jersey man in Puerto Rico Investigators say the defendants allegedly killed Maurice Spagnoletti because he canceled an inflated contract to provide janitorial services to Doral Bank....
21:17, 2019-05-31

Defying Protests, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló of Puerto Rico Says He Will Stay On Saying “I have made mistakes, and I have apologized,” the governor said he would not seek re-election and would give up the leadership of his party, but would not resign....
02:51, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló soon to resign? Aide says not yet Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló was expected to resign amid a torrent of protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.        ...
20:51, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico legislature begins impeachment process against governor Puerto Rico's legislature has begun an impeachment process against Governor Ricardo Rosselló after an investigation into leaked chat messages found crimes may have been committed during the conversations, a senior legislator said on Wednesday....
23:00, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico: top figures in governor's own party urge him to resign Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló, continued to plunge on Friday, as senior figures in his New Progressive party called for his resignation and demonstrators returned t...
00:34, 2019-07-20

Embattled Puerto Rico governor may resign soon, media reports Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello may resign on Wednesday after 11 days of protests against his administration, local media reported, but some protesters warned his resignation would not end demonstrations....
08:51, 2019-07-24

43 states, Puerto Rico sue drugmakers in generic price fixing Attorneys general in 43 states and Puerto Rico have filed a joint lawsuit accusing drugmakers of fixing prices for generic drugs used to treat arthritis, diabetes and other ailments....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Scandals and storms have left Puerto Rico drowning in debt The scandal engulfing Puerto Rico was most recently fueled by revelations in July that Gov. Richard Rosselló had exchanged sexist and homophobic messages with top aides — but the seeds of citizens’ discontent had been sown years earlier. The US territory is drowning in debt to the tune of roughly $7...
08:34, 2019-07-23

Dorian largely spares Puerto Rico, takes aim at Florida Puerto Rico will be largely spared the wrath of Hurricane Dorian — as the Category 1 storm changed course and grazed the eastern edge of the island Wednesday. That could spell trouble for the U.S. coastline, with Dorian expected to pick up strength in the open water and potentially make a bee-...
23:34, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico's new governor sworn in, but Senate approval still needed The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short-lived because the U.S. territory's Senate still must approve his appointment....
03:51, 2019-08-03

Trump administration to place new restrictions on billions in Puerto Rico aid President Trump has asked aides to find new safeguards for funding amid a political crisis on the island, leading to the new plan, senior officials said....
00:00, 2019-08-02

HUD seeks financial probe of Puerto Rico agency set to get $8.2 billion Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has asked the department’s inspector general to open a financial investigation into the Puerto Rican agency set to get over $8 billion in disaster relief funds....
01:51, 2019-09-11

Can Someone Tell Trump that Puerto Rico Is a Territory of the US? Maybe Then He’ll Stop Treating Them Like Trash Because the fear of another natural disaster isn’t enough to deal with, the people of Puerto Rico have to now deal with President Trump bashing them on Twitter....
22:34, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico vote delay raises uncertainty over next governor Puerto Rico's next governor remained up in the air on Thursday, just 24 hours before Governor Ricardo Rosselló was due to resign, as the U.S. territory's Senate pushed a vote on his successor to Monday....
00:17, 2019-08-02

Puerto Rico braces for storm Dorian, one of first tests since 2017 Puerto Rico braced on Wednesday for the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian, one of the island's first major tests since devastating hurricanes struck in 2017....
11:34, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico governor resigns amid turmoil over his successor Ricardo Rosselló swears in Pedro Pierluisi but island faces continuing political upheavalThe governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, resigned on Friday and swore in a veteran politician as his replacement.But at his first news conference as governor, Pedro Pierluisi indicated his term as governor...
05:17, 2019-08-03

7 striking photos show how massive the Puerto Rico protests really are Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has been deep in controversy over leaked text messages containing misogynistic and homophobic language.        ...
18:34, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico governor resigns as promised; successor sworn in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has resigned as promised, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to be sworn in as his replacement...
05:17, 2019-08-03

Ahead Of Storm, Donald Trump Says Puerto Rico "One Of The Most Corrupt" US President Donald Trump branded Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" Wednesday as the US island braced for its first major storm since being ravaged by Hurricane Maria two years......
20:00, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico oversight board defends plan as way out of bankruptcy Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Monday defended a new agreement with creditors, saying it will result in an affordable and sustainable debt level and allow the U.S. commonwealth to exit bankruptcy next year....
23:00, 2019-06-17

Who is Puerto Rico's next leader? Island braces for a clash The political crisis in Puerto Rico took a turn on Wednesday. The island nation still isn't sure who will become the next leader.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Former Puerto Rico government officials arrested in corruption probe Two former high-ranking Puerto Rico government officials were among six people arrested and charged with conspiracy and other crimes in connection with millions of dollars in federal education and Medicaid funds, U.S. law enforcement officials said on Wednesday....
02:17, 2019-07-11

The once-untouchable Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló: Can he survive? Embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's political crisis deepened, massive protests continued unabated and calls for his ouster intensified.        ...
06:01, 2019-07-24

Trump slams Puerto Rico leaders, says governor is 'terrible' U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed Puerto Rico's governor and blasted the U.S. territory's leaders, accusing them of wasting billions of dollars of hurricane disaster relief aid as protests swelled across the island....
20:51, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico protesters rally around what they're calling the start of a revolution Erica Diaz's 6-year-old daughter convinced her to join the burgeoning protest movement against Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. The 40-year-old stay-at-home mom had never attended a protest....
05:34, 2019-07-24

US politicians criticize embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló As protests against Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló intensified on Monday, politicians on the US mainland joined the chorus of voices criticizing his leadership or calling for him to resign....
08:00, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico governor says will not seek re-election, but refuses to resign over chats Puerto Rico's governor said on Sunday he would not seek re-election next year but refused to step down after nine days of sometimes violent protests demanding his resignation over vulgar chat messages....
01:34, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico Supreme Court overturns Pedro Pierluisi as new governor Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor was unconstitutional. Pierluisi took the oath of office last Friday after ​embattled ​Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigned​ after it was revealed he shared ​derogatory text messages ...
21:17, 2019-08-07

Democratic presidential hopefuls call for Puerto Rico’s governor to resign Former housing secretary Julián Castro became the first candidate to say Gov. Ricardo Rosselló should resign, a position later joined by Sen. Elizabeth Warren....
21:01, 2019-07-20

Lightning strikes Southwest flight traveling from Baltimore to Puerto Rico Federal aviation officials say a Southwest Airlines passenger flight from Baltimore was struck by lightning during journey to San Juan, Puerto Rico.        ...
16:17, 2019-07-09

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards for the money in the wake of a government corruption scandal in the island territory....
00:17, 2019-07-12

Pilot arrests 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico A Delta Air Lines pilot and crew arrested a passenger on board a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after the man shouted "I am God" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the airport in San Juan, Puerto Rican police and the airline said on Wednesday....
19:51, 2019-07-03

Puerto Rico Senate leader rejects lawyer Pierluisi as next governor Puerto Rico's Senate leader on Thursday said the lawyer tapped by the island's disgraced governor to succeed him did not have the support of his majority party, making it likely his nomination would be rejected by the territory's legislature....
22:51, 2019-08-01

Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigns, will swear in replacement Scandal-scarred Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigned as promised Friday afternoon and said he would swear in veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi as his replacement. Thousands of Puerto Ricans cheered in front of the governor’s mansion when Rosselló’s resignation became official. In an e-mailed ...
04:34, 2019-08-03

Former MLB outfielder Angel Pagan rescued after boat capsizes in Puerto Rico Ex-Giants, Mets, Cubs speedster Angel Pagan was one of three men aboard boat hit by 15-foot wave off coast of Puerto Rico.        ...
03:51, 2019-05-30

Tropical Storm Dorian gains strength on path to Puerto Rico Puerto Rico was bracing early Wednesday for the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian, which is expected to become a hurricane before threatening the Bahamas and the US, according to forecasters. Dorian was packing sustained winds of 60 mph as of 5 a.m. as it churned northwest at 13 mph on its path towar...
14:34, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico thrown into turmoil as supreme court ousts new governor Move clears way for justice secretary Wanda Vázquez to succeedPedro Pierluisi was appointed by disgraced Ricardo RossellóPuerto Rico’s supreme court on Wednesday overturned the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor less than a week ago, clearing the way for the justice secretary, W...
21:17, 2019-08-07

Puerto Rico governor plans statement amid uncertainty over his future Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló prepared to make an announcement to the people on Wednesday as the legislature began an impeachment process against him amid mass protests and uncertainty about the governor's political future....
03:51, 2019-07-25

Tropical Storm Dorian barrels toward Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic Tropical Storm Dorian churned toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Tuesday and was expected to be close to hurricane strength when it nears the islands on Wednesday....
18:34, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló to quit after weeks of protest Rosselló says he will stand down on 2 August after key aides deserted him in the face of huge popular discontent Puerto Rico’s embattled governor has announced his resignation following almost two weeks of continuous mass protest on the island tied to a leaked text message scandal that saw him gradu...
06:51, 2019-07-25

Thousands marched on Puerto Rico governor’s residence demanding he quit The march on Governor Ricardo Rossello's official San Juan residence was the latest in a week of sometimes violent protests over the messages attacking political adversaries, some of which were misogynistic and homophobic....
04:51, 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court Overturns Pedro Pierluisi as Governor (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor less than a week ago, clearing the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez to take up the post after weeks of turmoil. The unanimous ruli...
03:17, 2019-08-08

Lawsuit targets alleged Puerto Rico power company corruption SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances has filed a lawsuit to recover what it calls massive fraudulent payments made by the island’s power company to fuel suppliers for more than a decade. The lawsuit was filed Sunday against fuel companies...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Exiting Puerto Rico governor says Pierluisi will succeed him after House approval Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Friday said the lawyer who formerly represented the bankrupt island in the U.S. Congress will take over when he resigns following street protests over corruption investigations and profane text messages....
00:00, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico is in Dorian’s bull’s-eye: Three things to know as island braces for the storm Puerto Ricans are bracing for Tropical Storm Dorian, which is expected to hit the island Wednesday afternoon and evening. The storm presents itself as the first true test of Puerto Rico’s fragile electrical grid and infrastructure, which are still recovering from the devastating Category 4 Hurricane...
21:00, 2019-08-28

More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up pressure on the governor to resign, while dozens of guns were stolen in a raid on police firearms center....
00:01, 2019-07-19

San Juan mayor tells Trump to ‘get out of the way’ as Dorian nears Puerto Rico San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz told President Trump to “get out of the way” Tuesday — saying his opinion is not welcome in Puerto Rico — after he tweeted about Tropical Storm Dorian and the nation’s disaster relief spending. “Wow! Yet another big storm heading t...
08:51, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico’s incoming governor faces crisis, wary populace The woman set to become Puerto Rico’s next governor has been criticized for her reluctance to confront problems in Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration during her nearly two years as the territory’s top law enforcement official...
07:34, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico Battens Down the Hatches as Tropical Storm Dorian Nears On Tuesday morning, Tropical Storm Dorian looked like it would thread the needle between western Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. But as the sun rose on the still-organizing storm on Wednesday, Dorian’s forecast track has shifted. It could now strafe or even hit the heavily populated eastern ...
00:00, 2019-08-29

Castro becomes first 2020 Dem to urge embattled Puerto Rico governor to step down Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is urging embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to step down in the wake of mass protests against Rosselló on the island....
19:34, 2019-07-19

Opposition in legislature, streets to Puerto Rico governor's pick for successor The lawyer tapped to succeed Puerto Rico's outgoing governor faced opposition on Wednesday largely over conflict of interest concerns, two days before the bankrupt U.S. territory's top executive plans to bow to the demands of protesters and resign....
04:00, 2019-08-01

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over offensive chat messages....
08:17, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico board asks court for more time on members' appointments Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to extend a July 15 deadline for its members to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate, citing concerns that missing it could harm an ongoing restructuring of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's debt....
00:00, 2019-06-19

U.S. top court takes on Puerto Rico financial oversight board dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board were lawfully appointed in a dispute that could disrupt the panel's restructuring of about $120 billion of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's debt....
21:51, 2019-06-20

Puerto Rico governor clings to power amid threat of impeachment Demonstrations approach second week as administration says Ricardo Rosselló is ‘listening to the people’The fate of Puerto Rico’s besieged governor, Ricardo Rosselló, hung in the balance on Wednesday evening as the US territory’s legislature threatened impeachment proceedings if the governor did not...
06:51, 2019-07-25

Tropical Storm Dorian gathers strength as it nears Puerto Rico The storm is expected to hit Puerto Rico as a hurricane on Wednesday, while much of Barbados is shut downTropical Storm Dorian is gathering strength and hurtling on a path to hit Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, while dumping torrential rain Tuesday on the Windward Islands of the eastern Cari...
19:34, 2019-08-27

Google targeted in antitrust probe by state AGs in 48 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico An investigation involving 50 attorneys general will look into Google's dominance in online advertising and search traffic for anticompetitive action.       ...
23:00, 2019-09-09

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters over Gov. Ricardo Rossello scandal Puerto Rican police clashed with demonstrators late Monday over Gov. Ricardo Rossello's refusal to give up power, in the wake of a leaked chat log that's tainted his administration....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Hundreds of thousands in San Juan demand Puerto Rico's governor resign Hundreds of thousands of people filled San Juan streets on Monday to demand that Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from deadly 2017 hurricanes....
20:51, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico promises tax breaks in attempt to lure ‘family offices’ Watch out, Connecticut. Heads up, New Jersey. And New York had better pay attention, too. Puerto Rico is coming after one of your lucrative industries — the ultra-high net-worth financial advisory business, also known as “family offices.” In late February, I’m told, Puerto Rico invited representativ...
07:17, 2019-05-23

US briefing: Mueller testimony, Iran tanker crisis and Puerto Rico Monday’s top story: House committee chairman says Mueller has evidence of Trump’s ‘high crimes and misdemeanours’. Plus, Why leftist groups are taking up armsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:51, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight....
22:34, 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico: new protests loom against governor's sexist and homophobic texts Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messagesTens of thousands to take to streets of San JuanPuerto Rico is bracing for large demonstrations in the capital city of San Juan on Wednesday evening as the scandal engulfing the US territory’s local administration continues to deepen and...
22:34, 2019-07-17

Puerto Rico Board Unveils $35 Billion Bankruptcy-Exit Framework Puerto Rico’s financial supervisors struck a deal with creditors owed $3 billion that sets out a path for restructuring $35 billion in debt obligations and scaling back debt payments over the next 30 years....
10:51, 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico high court to weigh legitimacy of U.S. territory's governor The future of Pedro Pierluisi as Puerto Rico's governor will be up to the U.S. territory's supreme court after the island's Senate on Monday declined to vote on his confirmation, adding to the political turmoil that has swirled for weeks....
11:00, 2019-08-06

Puerto Rico governor's pick for successor faces opposition in legislature The lawyer tapped by Puerto Rico's outgoing governor to lead the bankrupt U.S. territory faced opposition from legislators on Wednesday, two days before the island's top executive plans to bow to the demands of protesters and resign....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rossello swears in successor, resigns Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rossello officially stepped down from office on Friday night — and his last act was to swear in veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi as his successor. The new governor’s fate remains ­unclear, however, as Pierluisi himself conceded following his s...
15:00, 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico: Thousands urge governor's resignation in massive protests The protests are expected to be the largest-yet against Governor Ricardo Rossello. His vow to not run for reelection did little to quell public outrage over corruption allegations as well as sexist and homophobic texts....
20:00, 2019-07-22

Major plan for Puerto Rico debt coming this month, attorney says A long-awaited plan to restructure Puerto Rico's core government debt will finally be filed in court later this month, an attorney for the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's federally created financial oversight board told a federal judge on Wednesday....
04:34, 2019-09-12

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico's government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island's finances as it works to restructure more than $50 billion in pension liabilities....
22:34, 2019-06-12

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters against governor's sexist texts Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse demonstration urging Ricardo Rosselló to quitThousands of protesters in Puerto Rico have clashed with riot police, as volleys of teargas and rubber bullets were used to disperse a mostly peaceful protest that descended into chaos just yards from the govern...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Wanda Vázquez: Puerto Rico swears in new governor after ousting predecessor Puerto Rico’s supreme court overturned the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisi, who was appointed by disgraced Ricardo RossellóPuerto Rico’s supreme court on Wednesday overturned the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor less than a week ago, clearing the way for the justice secretary, ...
21:17, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico’s ousted governor names Pedro Pierluisi as next leader Pierluisi is a member of the disgraced leader Ricardo Rosselló’s pro-statehood New Progressive partyPuerto Rico’s ousted governor, Ricardo Rosselló, announced his intended successor on Wednesday morning, two days before the disgraced leader of the US territory is due to resign. He named Pedro Pierlu...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico governor will not seek reelection amid texting scandal The governor of Puerto Rico announced Sunday that he will not seek reelection amid protests seeking his ouster. Governor Ricardo Rossello said that he will step down as the president of the New Progressive Party but will not resign as another massive protest is set to take place Monday. “Apolo...
03:51, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pension liabilities that includes cuts for some of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's retired government workers....
00:34, 2019-06-13

Thousands jam San Juan streets to demand Puerto Rico's governor resign Thousands of people blocked a major San Juan highway on Monday in a protest aimed at forcing Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from deadly 2017 hurricanes....
18:51, 2019-07-22

Obscene texts and corruption: the downfall of Puerto Rico's governor - podcast Mass protests triggered by leaked text messages have led to the resignation of Ricardo Rosselló. Oliver Laughland discusses his time on the island. And: Larry Elliott on why sterling is at a 28-month lowHundreds of thousands of people have lined the streets of Puerto Rico over the past couple of wee...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Puerto Rico governor announces he will not seek re-election but refuses to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Sunday he will not seek re-election but refused to resign, as corruption allegations have sparked widespread protests in San Juan....
06:01, 2019-07-22

Police Fire Tear Gas to Quell Protests Over Puerto Rico’s Governor A day of protests turned raucous in Puerto Rico and the police fired tear gas to hold back a crowd demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló....
06:34, 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
02:00, 2019-07-17

Trump calls storm-threatened Puerto Rico one of most corrupt places on earth President Donald Trump on Wednesday struck out at a U.S. territory facing the destructive threat of Tropical Storm Dorian and financially limping under a massive bankruptcy filing, saying that Puerto Rico has misspent federal funds it received to help recover from devastating hurricanes in 2017....
18:34, 2019-08-28

UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests A Royal Caribbean cruise ship opted to skip a Puerto Rico call as San Juan protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló continue.       ...
06:51, 2019-07-17

Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Storm Dorian heads for island President Donald Trump on Wednesday called Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" as the U.S. territory prepared for a hit by Tropical Storm Dorian, which brought back memories on the island of devastation from hurricanes two years ago....
20:00, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico governor refuses to step down amid corruption and texting scandals Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló refused to step down Tuesday amid demonstrations calling for his resignation after a series of scandals that continue to rock his administration on the island territory....
02:51, 2019-07-17

Puerto Rico governor apologizes for calling Melissa Mark-Viverito a ‘whore’ Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló — whose administration has been roiled by a corruption probe — has apologized for calling former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito a “whore” and telling a federal board overseeing the island’s finances to “go f— yourself.” Rosselló made the comments i...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigns after days of mass protests Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation late Wednesday amid protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.        ...
06:51, 2019-07-25

Dorian takes aim at Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic; Florida, Bahamas on alert Tropical Storm Dorian is set to take a path that will reach the coast of the Dominican Republic mid-week before traveling northwestward through the Bahamas with an eventual strike on the Florida Peninsula late Saturday....
22:34, 2019-08-27

Puerto Rico power vacuum: As embattled Gov. Rosello steps down, no one knows who will lead the island Who will be Puerto Rico’s governor at 5 p.m. Friday? With just hours to go, no one seems to know for sure, which could create a constitutional crisis in the U.S. commonwealth. ...
21:34, 2019-08-02

Protesters clash with police in rally against Puerto Rico leader Ricardo Rossello Growing demonstrations in Puerto Rico turned violent late Wednesday as thousands in the street demanded the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rossello stemming from disparaging messages that were leaked to the public....
18:34, 2019-07-18

$3.7 million in cash discovered in abandoned boat in Puerto Rico, Border Patrol says Authorities followed a boat to the island’s coast and found five duffel bags containing $3.7 million in cash.        ...
16:17, 2019-07-09

Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló. The street demonstrations have been sparked by leaked text messages showing the US territory’s top official using misogynistic and homophobic slurs wi...
20:34, 2019-07-18

San Juan streets packed with protesters demanding Puerto Rico's governor resign Thousands of people poured into the streets of San Juan on Monday in protests aimed at forcing Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello to resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from deadly 2017 hurricanes....
16:34, 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello faces calls to resign over leaked chat Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello is under pressure to resign after leaked online private group chats between he and close associates were revealed over the weekend....
16:51, 2019-07-15

Puerto Rico declares state of emergency as tropical storm Dorian approaches Dorian is expected to pass on the southwest side of Puerto Rico as a hurricane on Wednesday night, the National Hurricane Center said in an advisory....
21:00, 2019-08-27

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico’s federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of claims against the bankrupt U.S. territory....
12:51, 2019-06-17

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Rossello and his closest allies exchanged controversial messages that have led to widespread calls for Rossello to also step down....
07:34, 2019-07-14

Puerto Rico: protesters urge governor to quit after leak of homophobic messages Thousands march against Ricardo Rosselló after chats revealed sexist language and anti-gay remarks about singer Ricky MartinThousands of protesters have marched in Puerto Rico’s capital city for a third day to call for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló after sexist private chat messages w...
20:17, 2019-07-16

MLB players call on Puerto Rico governor to resign over leaked text messages Several Major League Baseball players on Wednesday called for the governor of Puerto Rico to resign after hundreds of leaked documents between the governor and other officials featured homophobic and sexist language....
00:34, 2019-07-19

Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and earthquakes....
00:34, 2019-06-07

Toddler takes fatal plunge from cruise ship in Puerto Rico: reports A one-and-a-half year-old girl died Sunday after falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico, local reports said. The toddler was being held by her grandfather when she slipped out of his arms and plunged from the 11th floor of the “Freedom of the Seas,” to the concr...
10:00, 2019-07-08

Puerto Rico’s new governor vows to evaluate contracts as corruption scandal simmers In one of her first moves as governor, she suspended a pending contract that is part of the program to rebuild and strengthen the island's power grid....
16:00, 2019-08-12

Puerto Rico: Ricardo Rosselló resigns as party president over text messages Embattled leader stops short of resigning as governorProtesters had set Sunday evening deadline for his departurePuerto Rico’s embattled governor Ricardo Rosselló has announced that he will resign as president of the ruling New Progressive party and will not contest next year’s gubernatorial electio...
03:17, 2019-07-22

Google targeted in antitrust inquiry by attorneys general in 48 states, DC and Puerto Rico An investigation involving 50 attorneys general will look into Google's dominance in online advertising and search traffic for anti-competitive action.       ...
04:34, 2019-09-10

Mayor in Puerto Rico rebuts embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's claim of support A mayor in Puerto Rico refutes embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s claim that he supports him after the governor made the declaration on Fox News on Monday, amid widespread protests and calls for his resignation....
05:17, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez sworn in as governor The move comes after Puerto Rico Supreme Court ruled former Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's successor, Pedro Pierluisi, was not legitimate.        ...
17:51, 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico: hundreds of thousands flood streets as governor remains defiant US island territory hit by general strikeRicardo Rosselló insists: ‘I am a good man’Puerto Rico saw more massive protests on Monday as hundreds of thousands lined the streets following Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s attempt to cling on to power despite resigning as president of the ruling New Progressi...
02:17, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-Pilot arrests 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico A Delta Air Lines pilot and crew arrested a passenger on board a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after the man shouted "I am God" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the airport in San Juan, Puerto Rican police and the airline said on Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-07-03

U.S. Supreme Court to decide legality of Puerto Rico financial board appointments The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board were lawfully appointed in a dispute that could disrupt the panel's restructuring of about $120 billion of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's debt....
20:51, 2019-06-20

U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as thousands on the Caribbean island staged a seventh day of protests to seek his resignation....
11:34, 2019-07-20

Judge orders search of Puerto Rico governor's phone amid text scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday were executing search warrants for the mobile phones of top associates of Governor Ricardo Rosselló amid a corruption scandal that provoked 10 days of protests demanding his resignation and took a toll on tourism....
19:34, 2019-07-23

The people of Puerto Rico are angry: Here is what's fueling a major protest planned for Monday A major demonstration is planned Monday in Puerto Rico in an unrelenting push to get Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign after a text message scandal.        ...
23:51, 2019-07-21

'Ricky, resign!' Puerto Rico's famous musicians lend voice to surging protesters Young artistssuch as Bad Bunny and iLe have emerged as figureheads in the largest protests in the island’s historyOn Wednesday afternoon, as 100,000 Puerto Ricans lined the grounds of the capitol, crowds surged in anticipation, snapping thin reels of yellow string designed to separate them from a ma...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general obligation or "GO" bonds, and a 27% haircut on public authority bonds that carry a constitutional guarantee on payment....
04:34, 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico protesters stand up to vulgar texts, alleged corruption, and years of scandal Puerto Rico is bracing for a massive protest Monday calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation. Vulgar and misogynistic text messages from him spurred thousands of Puerto Ricans to demonstrate in the capital San Juan on Friday and Saturday, the Associated Press reported. There were smaller gath...
01:51, 2019-07-21

Puerto Rico's governor goes AWOL as protesters gather outside his residence, US officials call to step down Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló official residence remains under siege as hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered this week outside the La Fortaleza that serves as the governor’s official residence....
17:51, 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico police fire teargas at protesters demanding governor's resignation - video Police in San Juan fired teargas on Monday to disperse thousands of protesters calling on Puerto Rico’s governor Ricardo Rosselló to quit over leaked homophobic and misogynistic chats with his closest allies. The messages also included homophobic ridicule of singer Ricky Martin, who joined the 100,0...
20:34, 2019-07-23

2020 Mets schedule: Subway Series, Puerto Rico trip highlight season The Mets can already have an eye toward next year with the schedule release on Monday. The Amazin’s open the season March 26 against the Nationals at Citi Field, and then take on the rival Phillies on March 30. The Subway Series starts in the Bronx when the Mets play at the Yankees on July......
11:00, 2019-08-13

Puerto Rico legislators grill potential new governor Pedro Pierluisi over conflicts of interest Puerto Rico’s potential next governor defended himself Friday against conflict of interest concerns that threatened to derail his confirmation and leave the island in political turmoil after disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s expected 5 p.m. departure. Former congressional representative Pedro ...
04:34, 2019-08-03

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Protesters Highlight Gay Rights, Puerto Rico, Immigration as Trump Relaunches Campaign in Florida (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform in what organizers say will be a public rebuttal to the president’s policies. Orga...
21:34, 2019-06-18

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico stop over protests sparked by political scandal "You may have been looking out your window or surveying your surroundings on the pool deck and noticed we were almost in San Juan" and turned around, the cruise line wrote passengers....
20:51, 2019-07-17

Child dies after fall from Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico By Elisha Fieldstadt A little girl died after falling off a cruise ship in Puerto Rico, authorities said. The 1-and-a -half-year-old plunged from the 11th floor of a Royal Caribbean “Freedom of the Seas” ship Sunday while it was docked in San Juan, Telemundo PR reported. The network repo...
19:51, 2019-07-08

San Juan braces for an 11th day of protests, amid calls for Puerto Rico's governor to resign San Juan braced on Tuesday for an 11th day of protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor over offensive chat messages that have drawn hundreds of thousands of people....
12:17, 2019-07-23

Final bond insurers join deal over Puerto Rico electric utility debt Two holdout bond insurers have agreed to a previously announced deal to restructure more than $8 billion of revenue bonds issued by Puerto Rico's bankrupt electric utility, the U.S. commonwealth's federally created financial oversight board announced on Monday....
21:34, 2019-09-09

Statehood push for DC, Puerto Rico part of Dems' 'full-bore socialism,' McConnell says House Democrats' attempts to grant statehood to the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico amount to “full-bore socialism” -- which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he cannot abide....
11:51, 2019-06-19

Puerto Rico Senate sues to block new Gov. Pedro Pierluisi, calls on high court The new appointed leader of Puerto Rico now faces a lawsuit from the Senate in San Juan, which says his ascension to the island's top post is unconstitutional....
06:51, 2019-08-06

Trump lashes out at Puerto Rico and its politicians as the U.S. territory braces for Tropical Storm Dorian In a morning tweets, the president called the island “one of the most corrupt places on earth.” Earlier, he derided San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto as “incompetent.”...
04:34, 2019-08-29

Rosselló officially resigns as Puerto Rico governor, Pedro Pierluisi sworn in as replacement Outgoing Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló made his resignation official Friday, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to become the island territory's new chief executive, at least temporarily....
11:00, 2019-08-03

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonstrations and confrontations between protestors and police. ...
04:51, 2019-07-20

Puerto Rico officials seek to search governor's phone amid protests, scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday were executing search warrants for the mobile phones of Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his top associates amid a corruption scandal that provoked 10 days of protests demanding his resignation and took a toll on tourism....
22:17, 2019-07-23

Trump feuds with San Juan mayor as tropical storm takes direct aim at Puerto Rico In a morning tweet, the president derided Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto as “incompetent” as he complained about a storm heading to the U.S. territory “as usual.”...
15:34, 2019-08-28

Pentagon takes money from Puerto Rico, European projects to fund Trump’s wall The Defense Department is diverting $3.6 billion from 127 scheduled military construction projects to finance 175 miles of new or reconstructed barriers on the border with Mexico....
11:51, 2019-09-05

Puerto Rico officials order governor, aides to hand over phones amid scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday executed search warrants for the mobile phones of Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his top associates amid scandals that have provoked 10 days of protests demanding his resignation and took a toll on tourism....
03:51, 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico closes schools, opens emergency shelters ready for Storm Dorian Puerto Rico was bracing on Wednesday for the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian, closing schools and diverting cruise liners even as it is still struggling to recover from devastating back-to-back hurricanes in 2017....
18:34, 2019-08-28

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló will not seek re-election, leaves his party The governor's leaked chats insulting women and mocking victims of Hurricane Maria sparked uproar and protests in Puerto Rico.        ...
09:51, 2019-07-22

Ricardo Rosselló Steps Down as Puerto Rico’s Governor, and Pedro Pierluisi is Sworn in to Succeed Him The Puerto Rico House of Representatives confirmed Pedro Pierluisi as secretary of state, and outgoing Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló said he would be the island’s next chief executive....
03:34, 2019-08-03

After signing emergency, President Donald Trump says Puerto Rico one of 'most corrupt places on Earth' President Donald Trump has approved a federal emergency for Puerto Rico -- amid a political spat with one of its leaders -- as the U.S. territory is in the direct path of Tropical Storm Dorian....
22:34, 2019-08-28

A toddler died after falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico An American toddler fell to her death on Sunday from the deck of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a spokesman for the local Port Authority said....
09:51, 2019-07-09

Puerto Rico's governor to resign amid protests over leaked obscene online chats Ricardo Rossello, the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, announced his resignation early Wednesday after more than a week of massive protests and calls for his ouster in the U.S. territory over allegations of corruption....
07:51, 2019-07-25

Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels Puerto Rico stop amid violent protests A Royal Caribbean International cruise ship reportedly skipped a scheduled stop in Puerto Rico Tuesday amid violent protests against the governor in the commonwealth’s capital. “In light of current unrest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, we have canceled today’s call to San Juan,” Owen To...
11:17, 2019-07-17

Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises cancel port stops in Puerto Rico ahead of planned protests Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign.       ...
06:51, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló rejects calls to resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s embattled governor on Monday continued to reject calls for his resignation over a lengthy profane, vulgar and homophobic chat he participated in with close advisors on an encrypted app -- and that was later leaked to investigative reporters....
21:17, 2019-07-15

PR Protests: Why Daddy Yankee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Ricky Martin Are Protesting the Puerto Rico Governor Demonstrators are calling for Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló's resignation after publication of sexist, homophobic, and macabre text messages....
23:34, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Final bond insurers join deal over Puerto Rico electric utility debt Two holdout bond insurers have agreed to a previously announced deal to restructure more than $8 billion of revenue bonds issued by Puerto Rico's bankrupt electric utility, the U.S. commonwealth's federally created financial oversight board said on Monday....
23:34, 2019-09-09

Puerto Rico Under State of Emergency as Tropical Storm Dorian Approaches. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch for Puerto Rico on Tuesday morning. Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vazquez Garced signed an executive order late on Monday declaring a state of emergency in preparation for a Category 1 hurricane hitting the island territory...
23:34, 2019-08-27

Police fire teargas to break up massive protests demanding Puerto Rico governor resign Police in San Juan fired tear gas on Monday night to disperse thousands of protesters demanding Puerto Rico's governor resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from 2017 hurricanes....
12:17, 2019-07-23

Tropical Storm Dorian spurs Puerto Rico to declare state of emergency, as Florida under possible threat The fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was churning in the eastern Caribbean Sea on Tuesday after passing by Barbados and St. Lucia on a track that will take it extremely close to Puerto Rico's southwest coast, spurring the island's governor to declare a state of emergency ahead of ...
09:17, 2019-08-28

Yadier Molina, Alex Cora, And Others In Baseball Call For Puerto Rico Governor To Resign Over Leaked Chats Red Sox manager Alex Cora, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, and a few other baseball players today have called for Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign after his exposed texts revealed him making sexist and nasty remarks about other government officials and public figures....
04:34, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico bowling team stripped of gold medal at Pan American Games over player's failed doping test Puerto Rico’s doubles bowling team was stripped of its gold medal at the Pan American Games over the weekend after one of its players failed a doping test, officials said....
05:00, 2019-08-13

Protests in Puerto Rico show no sign of stopping as thousands take to the streets demanding governor resign over leaked text messages AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo Thousands of protesters have jammed streets in San Juan since Saturday, calling on Governor Ricardo Rossello to step down after the leak of a raft of controversial and vulgar text messages between him and his closest allies. The massive and at times violent prote...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Flight Crew Restrains 'God' Aboard Delta Flight, Returns To Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the......
06:34, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 2-Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the airport in San Juan, Puerto Rican police and the airline said on Wednesday....
02:34, 2019-07-04

Tropical storm Dorian: Puerto Rico braces for emergency as storm blows past Barbados Dorian is expected to pass near or south of Puerto Rico on Wednesday, move near or over eastern Hispaniola Wednesday night and move north of Hispaniola on Thursday....
21:00, 2019-08-27

With Ricardo Rosselló out as governor, Puerto Rico 'needs to regain its moral compass and hope.' But, how? Puerto Rican protesters accomplished their mission to oust Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. Now comes the hard part – overcoming the island's many woes.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Marc Anthony fires back at President Trump for calling Puerto Rico 'corrupt' Marc Anthony is hitting back at President Donald Trump after the commander in chief bashed Puerto Rico as "one of the most corrupt places on earth."        ...
18:00, 2019-08-29

Protesters rally at White House to show solidarity with Puerto Rico: 'We might not live there now, but it’s home' The protesters sought to show solidarity with the hundreds of thousands who have rallied on the island against embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-23

'He must resign': Thousands shut down Puerto Rico streets demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló step down Thousands of Puerto Ricans took to the streets Monday as Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló clung to his job amid a deepening scandal.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-23

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufacturer where he once worked and took them to China....
20:34, 2019-07-11

FIFA bans South Sudanese official for taking soccer money The only African soccer federation leader to publicly support Gianni Infantino's successful FIFA presidential campaign in 2016 has been banned for corruption        ...
18:17, 2019-05-24

'Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda joins protests against Puerto Rico's governor 200 people rallied in Manhattan to demand resignation of Puerto Rico's governor. Leading them? "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.        ...
14:34, 2019-07-18

People in Bahamas taking pictures of Hurricane Dorian urged to take shelter As Hurricane Dorian, the second-strongest Atlantic hurricane since 1950, struck the Bahamas on Sunday as a catastrophic Category 5 storm with 185 mph, authorities gave strong warnings to potential victims....
00:34, 2019-09-02

Former United Auto Workers union official pleads guilty to taking kickbacks As leaders with the United Auto Workers union negotiate a new contract this week with General Motors executives, a former union negotiator admitted in court to receiving at least $1.5 million in kickbacks from union vendors....
21:17, 2019-09-04

Mexico Charges Former Oil Official With Bribery in Anticorruption Drive The administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced its first major anti-corruption prosecution, delivering on a central campaign promise....
02:34, 2019-05-29

Iran executes ex-defense ministry official on charges of spying for US Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency....
19:01, 2019-06-22

Hurricane Dorian Leaves 2,500 Unaccounted For In Bahamas: Official Some 2,500 people are unaccounted for in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian, the archipelago's National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said Wednesday....
12:00, 2019-09-12

AG Barr made decision to not bring charges against Eric Garner cop: official The decision to not prosecute NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner’s death was ultimately made by Attorney General William Barr himself — because of “insufficient evidence” in the case, Brooklyn’s top prosecutor announced Tuesday. US Attorney Richard Donoghue said that...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Lin-Manuel Miranda on Puerto Rico's governor: It's 'crazy he hasn't resigned yet' Lin-Manuel Miranda has joined protests calling for Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello to resign following Chatgate, and expects it will come soon.        ...
04:17, 2019-07-25

‘Drag This Out as Long as Possible’: Former Official Faces Rare Criminal Charges Under Open-Records Law Public officials who fail to comply with document requests covered by “sunshine” laws are hardly ever prosecuted. Misdemeanor charges against an aide to a previous mayor of Atlanta are a first in Georgia....
09:34, 2019-07-08

Former FBI official: Indictment of Jeffrey Epstein is 'placeholder,' expect dozens more charges in near future A former FBI official said Monday that the federal indictment of Jeffrey Epstein is a "placeholder" for prosecutors and he expects a much larger "superseding" indictment to be forthcoming. ...
06:00, 2019-07-09

Four face charges in deaths of 12 Florida nursing home patients following Hurricane Irma A dozen patients died at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills when the facility's air conditioning power went out amid sweltering heat.        ...
21:51, 2019-08-26

Four Florida nursing home workers face charges in post-hurricane deaths Police in Florida have issued arrest warrants for four nursing home workers accused of criminal conduct in the death of a dozen elderly patients exposed to sweltering heat with little or no air-conditioning after Hurricane Irma struck in 2017, defense lawyers said on Sunday....
03:17, 2019-08-26

’Chatgate’ scandal threatens to doom Puerto Rico's governor: 'I think Ricardo Rosselló has lost legitimacy' Thousands of protesters marched in the capital for a third day Monday to call for Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation.        ...
11:00, 2019-07-16

Bulgaria Charges NGO Official With Spying For Russia, Attempting to ‘Completely Overhaul’ the Country’s Politics SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian prosecutors have charged an official from a non-governmental organization with spying for Russia for allegedly supplying information that aimed to turn the Balkan country away from its pro-Western orientation. Deputy chief prosecutor Ivan Geshev said Tuesday th...
21:51, 2019-09-11

Florida nursing home workers surrender to face charges in post-hurricane deaths Four Miami-area nursing home workers have been arrested to face criminal charges in the deaths of a dozen patients exposed to sweltering heat during a post-hurricane power outage two years ago, defense attorneys said on Monday....
03:17, 2019-08-27

Homeland Security Is Moving FEMA Funds to Pay for Border Programs (WASHINGTON) — The Department of Homeland Security is moving $271 million from other agencies such as FEMA and the U.S. Coast Guard to increase the number of beds for detained immigrants and support its policy forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases play out. The news comes ...
07:00, 2019-08-28

Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by this spring's widespread flooding and violent storms: a strong economy....
17:51, 2019-06-09

KYEM, FEMA Conducting Series Of Earthquake Drills In Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky – Local and national emergency officials are conducting a series of earthquake drills in Kentucky. The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM), in partnership with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and our local, state, National Guard, and private sector partners, are...
05:17, 2019-06-03

FEMA's presidential alerts are an easy target for spoofing attacks Last fall, FEMA conducted the first nationwide test of its Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system when it beamed a "presidential alert" to all capable phones in the US. WEA has long been used to send alerts about missing children, natural disasters an......
06:00, 2019-06-22

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
20:51, 2019-06-07

Outdated FEMA flood maps cost uninsured homeowners millions FEMA maps leave some 100 million Americans and 35 to 40 million uninsured homes and businesses at risk of flooding, according to flood risk group.       ...
00:34, 2019-07-23

Bribes help criminals get away with murder in North Korea Murderers could be going unpunished in North Korea where bribes are greasing the wheels of informal commerce, according to a new report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights....
19:51, 2019-05-28

North Koreans 'forced to pay bribes' to survive North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says. ...
15:00, 2019-05-28

Trump Administration Diverts FEMA Disaster Relief Money to Keep More Migrants in Cages The Department of Homeland Security informed Congress this week that it will reallocate $271 million from its budget, including disaster aid, to the U.S.-Mexico border to support the Trump administration’s stringent immigration policies....
22:34, 2019-08-28

AT&T employees took bribes to plant malware on the company's network DOJ charges Pakistani man with bribing AT&T employees more than $1 million to install malware on the company's network, unlock more than 2 million devices....
20:34, 2019-08-06

North Koreans Survive By Paying Bribes: UN Report North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is "endemic" and repression rife, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday in a report......
01:51, 2019-05-29

Trump admin pulling millions from FEMA disaster relief to send to southern border WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Trump administration is pulling $271 million in funding from the Department of Homeland Security, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster Relief Fund, to pay for immigration detention space and temporary hearing locations for asylum-seekers who ...
03:00, 2019-08-28

Carpenters union bigs took bribes in membership scheme: feds Top union brass for the Brooklyn and Manhattan chapters of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters were hauled into court Wednesday on charges that they ran a membership scheme in which they took $1,500 bribes to dole out membership cards to nonunion workers Prosecutors say that Salvatore “Sal” Tagliaf...
01:51, 2019-07-11

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. Sérgio Cabral said he paid $1.5m in bribes through intermediaries to the former president of th...
04:51, 2019-07-06

Former Chinese Interpol chief 'admits his crimes' of accepting $2m bribes Interpol's former president Meng Hongwei, who dramatically vanished into police custody after returning to China in 2018, has admitted to corruption charges in a court in Tianjin, Chinese state media reported Thursday....
17:17, 2019-06-20

Former charity director who made racist remark about Michelle Obama jailed for embezzling FEMA funds A former West Virginia official who made headlines in 2016 for calling then-First Lady Michelle Obama an "ape in heels" has been sentenced to jail for embezzlement. ...
23:51, 2019-06-02

West Virginia Woman Who Called Michelle Obama ‘Ape in Heels’ Headed to Prison for Embezzling $18,000 in FEMA Aid Ah, karma. The ousted director of a West Virginia nonprofit who got the boot after referring to then (and always) first lady Michelle Obama as an “ape in heels” is now headed to federal prison for wrongly accepting monies meant for flood victims....
02:51, 2019-06-04

Parenting guru, 2 others plead guilty to paying bribes to get kids better ACT scores Jane Buckingham, Marjorie Klapper and Robert Flaxman are three more wealthy parents set to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Jimmy Fallon bribes Chance The Rapper to spill all the details about his first album For a guy so justly famous and successful, it’s still weird to think that Chance The Rapper has never sold a single album. But releasing his uniformly lauded mixtapes 10 Day, Acid Rap, and Coloring Book for free has certainly paid off for the Chicago rapper, actor, and philanthropist, as he’s not ju...
12:34, 2019-07-17

Massachusetts mayor arrested for extorting marijuana vendors for 6-figure bribes Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia, 27, is accused of getting marijuana vendors approved in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes.        ...
23:00, 2019-09-06

North Koreans are paying bribes to survive ‘corrupt’ regime: UN report GENEVA — North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country, where corruption is “endemic” and repression rife, the UN human rights office said Tuesday in a report that Pyongyang dismissed as politically motivated. The report said officials extorted money from a...
20:34, 2019-05-28

Bear 'Bribes' Guard Dog With Bones. Hilarious Story Is Viral On Twitter One Canadian man has claimed that his pet dog is in cahoots with a bear - and the incredible story of interspecies cooperation has impressed thousands across the world....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Coney Island affordable housing bosses got $870K in bribes: authorities Three Brooklyn women at the head of a Coney Island affordable housing development pocketed more than $870,000 in bribes to help fast-track prospective tenants into in-demand apartments, authorities alleged Tuesday. The trio blew the cash on fur coats, designer handbags and Florida real estate, prose...
01:17, 2019-05-22

Bribes and Backdoor Deals Help Foreign Firms Sell to China’s Hospitals G.E., Siemens and others have prospered in a country where corruption pervades the market for medical equipment, according to a New York Times investigation. China’s 1.4 billion people pay the price....
00:17, 2019-06-15

3 more wealthy parents to plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.        ...
19:34, 2019-05-22

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not bribes.        ...
01:51, 2019-06-04

A ‘Sorceress’ in Brazil, a ‘Wink’ in India: Walmart Pleads Guilty to a Decade of Bribes A settlement ends an inquiry into the retailer’s dealings with government officials around the globe, which came after a New York Times report in 2012....
01:00, 2019-06-21

Chinese court says former Interpol President Meng Hongwei has confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes BEIJING (AP) — Chinese court says former Interpol President Meng Hongwei has confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes. The post Chinese court says former Interpol President Meng Hongwei has confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes appeared first on LEX18.com....
11:51, 2019-06-20

Amal Clooney will represent Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a legal team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this year on charges that critics say are designed to silence her....
15:34, 2019-07-09

Hurricane Dorian to approach Florida as Category 4 with 130 mph winds: Hurricane Center Hurricane Dorian is expected to intensify over the weekend as a Category 4 storm with winds picking up to 130 miles per hour (210 kph), a spokesman for the National Hurricane Center said on Thursday....
19:00, 2019-08-29

Serena Williams routs Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-1 at US Open Serena Williams played nearly perfect tennis and beat Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-1 in a contest devoid of drama at the U.S. Open        ...
06:34, 2019-08-27

Capitalism isn't 'broken'. It's working all too well - and we're the worse for it | Maria Svart Exploitation is a feature of capitalism, not a bug. Our economic system is beyond salvageCapitalism is not broken. It is working all too well, concentrating money in the hands of the few by exploiting the work of the many.Runaway climate change, war, mass migration, widespread poverty and ever-incre...
08:17, 2019-06-12

Maria Sharapova retires from Wimbledon first round with yet another injury Maria Sharapova retired for the first time in her grand slam career at Wimbledon but suggested she isn't about to quit the game for good after a series of demoralizing injuries....
20:34, 2019-07-02

Hurricane Dorian: Delta capping flight prices, American offering reduced fares from Florida as hurricane nears As Hurricane Dorian hurtles toward the United States, travelers may be trying to evacuate – but are airlines "fare gouging" with high flight prices?       ...
10:51, 2019-08-31

How Muslim model Maria Al-Sadek is shaking up the fashion industry It’s the American Dream for the digital age. Three years ago, Maria Al-Sadek was a college student living in Alabama. Now she’s a rising model, writer, stylist and influencer — working with brands such as Marc Jacobs and ­Armani Beauty — who lives in Brooklyn. She also boasts more than 400,000 follo...
04:34, 2019-06-23

Peru suspends permit for Southern Copper's $1.4 bln Tia Maria project Peru has suspended a construction permit it recently gave to Southern Copper Corp for its $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper project while officials can re-evaluate its legality, authorities announced late on Friday....
06:17, 2019-08-10

Maria Sharapova withdraws from French Open, citing right shoulder Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the year's second Grand Slam tournament because of her injured right shoulder.        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this year on charges that her lawyer described as "politically motivated."...
11:51, 2019-07-09

Family of Maria Escobedo speaks out after murderer gets life in prison TUCSON – Maria Escobedo was known as kind, nice and loving. She was a family woman, a mother and a grandma. The brother of Escobedo, Jose Tellez was emotional as he talked to News 4 Tucson about the life sentence of Mario Jesus Dorame. “It tears you up. It hurts. It hurts really bad,R...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Serena Williams to face Maria Sharapova in US Open first round Serena opens bid for record-tying 24th major against SharapovaTop-seeded Djokovic drawn into same half as No 3 seed FedererBreakout star Cori Gauff could face Naomi Osaka in round threeSerena Williams has been paired with Maria Sharapova in an eye-catching US Open first round encounter.Williams and ...
06:51, 2019-08-23

All pressure on Serena Williams against 'nothing to lose' Maria Sharapova - Hantuchova "Serena Williams will be under pressure from the start at this year\u0027s US Open when she takes on Maria Sharapova in her opening match of the tournament, according to one former player."...
00:51, 2019-08-27

Di Maria free kick earns PSG comeback win in French Super Cup "Paris Saint-Germain substitute Angel Di Maria scored the winner with a spectacular free kick and Kylian Mbappe was also on target as the Ligue 1 champions recovered to beat Stade Rennes 2-1 and lift the French Super Cup in Shenzhen on Saturday."...
16:51, 2019-08-03

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova To Clash In US Open First Round Serena Williams is looking to match the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles won by Margaret Court when the year's final major championship gets under way Monday....
00:17, 2019-08-23

Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams put 15-year feud on line at US Open The nervous energy and sense of expectation around first-round showdown will light a flame under the championshipsIf Serena Williams really did say of Maria Sharapova in the Wimbledon locker room in tearful defeat 15 years ago, “I will never lose to that little bitch again”, she was wrong but she se...
21:51, 2019-08-24

Peru suspends key permit for Southern Copper in U-turn on Tia Maria project Peru on Friday suspended a recently issued construction permit for Southern Copper's Tia Maria mine, a project that has triggered violent protests by nearby residents....
09:00, 2019-08-10

Watch: Serena Williams dominates Maria Sharapova in first round of U.S. Open Serena Williams crushed Maria Sharapova and defending champion Novak Djokovic cruised past Roberto Carballes Baena in the first round of the 2019 U.S. Open....
04:34, 2019-08-27

European Parliament elects Italy's David-Maria Sassoli as new president David-Maria Sassoli, a center-left Italian lawmaker, was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The vote came amid tensions over other nominations to the EU's top jobs, which are still pending approval....
16:00, 2019-07-03

US Open: Serena Williams overpowers Maria Sharapova in opener under the lights, 6-1, 6-1 In her return to Flushing Meadows, where Serena Williams' 2018 season ended in controversy, she dispatches the former No. 1 player in straight sets.        ...
06:34, 2019-08-27

Maria Sharapova still struggling to finish her tale of redemption | Tumaini Carayol The former World No 1 has struggled with injuries and controversy in recent years, but will head to Wimbledon believing her story is not over yetFifteen years ago, Maria Sharapova arrived at Wimbledon and produced one of the biggest tennis stories in history, storming to a maiden slam title at 17 ye...
17:51, 2019-06-23

A Bowling Alley!? Inside Maria Sharapova's Beachside Minimalist Mansion The walls may be concrete, but there's nothing cold about Maria Sharapova's modern home. The famed 32-year-old tennis player took Architectural Digest on a tour of her Los......
20:51, 2019-06-27

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet Calgary massage therapist and conditioning coach, Marcin Goszczynski, has helped many high profiles recover athletes from injuries and now his focus is on Maria Sharapova and her troubled right shoulder....
21:51, 2019-05-21

Messi, Aguero and Di Maria in Argentina's Copa America squad Argentina included Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria in its Copa America squad, while Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi was left out        ...
20:17, 2019-05-21

Maria Shriver reveals how the death of Saoirse Kennedy Hill made her see life in new way Soon after Saoirse Kennedy Hill's death, Maria Shriver climbed a mountain and had an "extraordinary revelation." Here's what she realized.        ...
20:51, 2019-09-03

Maria Folau: Netball star will not be punished for social media support of husband Netball star Maria Folau will not be punished for social media support for sacked rugby player husband Israel Folau, who claimed "hell awaits" gay people....
08:17, 2019-06-23

It’s Finally Happening: Serena Williams to Face Off Against Maria Sharapova at the US Open for the 1st Time Serena Williams has met, and defeated, rival Maria Sharapova at many a tennis tournament—Wimbledon, the Australian and French opens—but she’s never gotten the chance to face off against Sharapova at the U.S. Open in New York. That’s all about to change....
06:51, 2019-08-23

It’s Finally Happening: Serena Williams to Face Off Against Maria Sharapova at US Open for 1st Time Serena Williams has met, and defeated, rival Maria Sharapova at many a tennis tournament—Wimbledon, the Australian and French Opens—but she’s never gotten the chance to face off against Sharapova at the U.S. Open in New York. That’s all about to change....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Former Italian journalist David-Maria Sassoli elected European Parliament president The European Parliament overwhelmingly elected Italian David-Maria Sassoli Wednesday as its new president, with 345 votes in the second round of balloting....
09:51, 2019-07-04

US Open: Serena Williams Routs Maria Sharapova, Novak Djokovic Cruises Serena Williams needed only 59 minutes to rout her Russian rival, improving to 20-2 all-time against Sharapova with her 19th consecutive victory in the rivalry....
17:00, 2019-08-27

Serena Williams draws former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova in U.S. Open's first round Serena Williams, No. 8 in WTA rankings, drew 87th-ranked Maria Sharapova in a blockbuster U.S. Open match slated for Monday at Rolling Meadows        ...
23:51, 2019-08-22

US Open 2019: Serena Williams makes quick work of Maria Sharapova The hype to the match lasted longer than the match itself. Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova, 6-1, 6-1, in their much-ballyhooed first-round matchup at the 2019 US Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens. Williams, the No. 8 seed, avoided controversy during her dispatch of Sharapova, which took...
03:17, 2019-08-27

UPDATE 2-Peru suspends key permit for Southern Copper in U-turn on Tia Maria project Peru on Friday suspended a recently issued construction permit for Southern Copper's Tia Maria mine, a project that has triggered violent protests by nearby residents....
06:17, 2019-08-10

Serena Williams wins 19th straight over Maria Sharapova in US Open laugher Williams wins 6-1, 6-1 over Sharapova in 59 minutesDjokovic opens title defense with straight-set victorySo much has changed since the last time Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova stared each other down from across the net, fists pumped and teeth bared as growls vibrated from their throats. After f...
09:00, 2019-08-27

Tour the gorgeous home of jewelry designer to the stars Tara Maria Famiglietti Illustrious jewelry designer Tara Maria Famiglietti (whose A-list clients include Angelina Jolie, Madonna, Gisele Bündchen, Jessica Alba and Ali MacGraw, to name a few) and her husband, musician Matt White, don’t remember exactly when it happened. But at some point in the last year or so, the pair f...
17:34, 2019-05-23

Serena Williams And Maria Sharapova Will Toss The Beef Back On The Grill At The U.S. Open Will the first-round U.S. Open meeting between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova be a good match in terms of play quality? Probably not. Does it promise rich entertainment value anyway? Hell yes....
21:51, 2019-08-22

I'm a scientist. Under Trump I lost my job for refusing to hide climate crisis facts | Maria Caffrey I was a climate scientist in a climate-denying administration – and it cost me my jobThe Trump administration’s hostility towards climate science is not new. Interior climate staffer Joel Clement’s reassignment and the blocking of intelligence aide Rod Schoonover’s climate testimony, which forced bo...
08:34, 2019-07-25

Libel Trial Opens Of Maria Ressa, Philippine Journalist Critical of President Duterte A libel trial against Maria Ressa, the editor of the Philippines-based news site Rappler, began Tuesday, the latest step in what is widely seen as an attempt from the Philippine government to intimidate journalists. Ressa, the editor of influential news site Rappler, was arrested for cyber libel in ...
23:00, 2019-07-23

US Open: Serena Williams delivers powerful punch, in classic form against Maria Sharapova In Serena Williams' return to Flushing Meadows, where her 2018 season ended in controversy, she shows no sign of the back spasms that have slowed her.       ...
07:00, 2019-08-27

Good Husband Alexis Ohanian Trolls Maria Sharapova With D.A.R.E. Shirt After Serena Williams's 6-1, 6-1 Win As Serena Williams easily drubbed Maria Sharapova in their first-round U.S. Open match last night, she got to be magnanimous in victory, applauding one of Sharapova’s few winners in the second set and then telling the on-court interviewer post-match that facing Sharapova was an “incredibly tough dr...
22:34, 2019-08-27

Maria Balsa, Daughter of the Dragon: The Long-Lost Illegitimate Child of Vlad the Impaler? Has a 16th-century Italian noble woman, Maria Balsa, wife of Giacomo Alfonso Ferrillo, Count of Muro Lucano and Lord of Acerenza, (Italy) been identified as the illegitimate daughter Vlad III Tepe ...
04:17, 2019-09-01

In her first match back at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Serena Williams dominates Maria Sharapova in US Open 1st round The last time Serena Williams had played at Arthur Ashe Stadium -- a dramatic loss to Naomi Osaka in the 2018 US Open final -- it led her to start seeing a therapist and kept her from wanting to pick up a tennis racket....
04:00, 2019-08-27

US Open 2019 tennis results LIVE: Roger Federer, Djokovic through, Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova The US Open's opening day's much-anticipated clash was a one-sided affair as Serena Williams dismantled her old rival Maria Sharapova in straight sets....
16:34, 2019-08-27

Hurricane Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-13

Rio Rico grad & UA alum win gold at Pan Am Games LIMA, PERU – Two track and field athletes with University of Arizona ties joined diver Delaney Schnell by medaling at the 2019 Pan American Games.  Rio Rico High school grad Carlos Villareal (who’ll be a senior at the U of A) grabbed a gold medal in the 1500 meter, while Sage Watson won ...
08:51, 2019-08-09

10 of the best Puerto Rican fighters of all time From Gomez to Benitez and Trinidad to Cotto, the small Caribbean island of Puerto Rico has produced some of boxing's most thrilling and popular fighters The post 10 of the best Puerto Rican fighters of all time appeared first on Boxing News....
13:00, 2019-09-10

Puerto Ricans Are Furious at Their Dumb Government Only days after several former top officials in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were arrested on corruption charges, the island’s Center for Investigative Journalism published hundreds of pages of Telegram messages between Rosselló and top officials. The chats contained profane in...
09:51, 2019-07-15

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended 1 game by NFL for marijuana arrest The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers one game for a violation of the league's policy on substance abuse.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-15

Thousands gather for Puerto Rican Day Parade along Fifth Avenue Thousands of revelers were living la vida loca along Fifth Avenue on Sunday during the Puerto Rican Day Parade. Parade Grand Marshal and PR native Ricky Martin led the colorful Manhattan party, waving the Puerto Rican flag from his float and grinning widely as he gave a thumbs-up. The King of Latin ...
11:51, 2019-06-10

Puerto Ricans gather for protest to expel governor Puerto Ricans gathered for one of the biggest protests ever seen in the US territory, as irate islanders pledged to drive Gov. Rosselló from office.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-23

| Puerto Ricans launch massive protest against governor Hundreds of thousands of angry protesters blocked the main road in Puerto Rico's capital in the largest demonstration yet seeking the resignation of the US territory's embattled governor....
03:34, 2019-07-24

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign Thousands of people in Puerto Rico have marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan, carrying the U.S. territory’s flag and chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign...
05:51, 2019-07-18

Ingenious Abandoned Jungle City of Guayabo de Turrialba in Costa Rico South and Central America have many amazing archaeological sites, some of which were left behind by pre-Columbian peoples and cultures who left no written records. ...
03:34, 2019-07-10

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for contributing to a national epidemic....
10:34, 2019-05-24

Puerto Ricans brace as Tropical Storm Dorian approaches Residents of Puerto Rico have battened down the hatches as Dorian approaches. Hundreds of emergency shelters have been opened, and a state of emergency has been declared by the island's governor....
01:00, 2019-08-28

Puerto Ricans pack streets again after governor refuses to resign Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans packed the streets of San Juan Monday to renew demands that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign amid a scandal triggered by the leak of offensive chat messages between him and advisers. A sea of people waving flags, chanting slogans and banging pots and pans jammed a majo...
08:34, 2019-07-23

Puerto Rican governor Ricardo Rosselló expected to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign Wednesday after nearly two weeks of widespread protests sparked by the publication of offensive chat messages with advisers, several of whom have already stepped down, according to reports. The embattled governor plans to deliver a farewell ann...
14:34, 2019-07-24

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his long-shot 2020 presidential campaign. The 62nd annual procession up Fifth Avenue — billed as “America’s largest cultural celebration&#...
23:00, 2019-06-06

Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Says He Won't Seek Reelection, But Also Won't Resign After days of large protests in San Juan, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said he will not seek reelection in 2020, but plans to stay in office through the last of his four-year term. Rosselló will also resign as the head of the pro-statehood New Progressive Party, according to CBS News. “I recogn...
13:34, 2019-07-22

Puerto Ricans gather for massive protest to expel governor SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of Puerto Rican flags fluttered in the morning breeze as demonstrators arrived from across the island Monday for what many expected to be one of the biggest protests ever seen in the U.S. territory, with irate islanders pledging to drive Gov. Ricardo Rosselló f...
22:34, 2019-07-22

AOC ‘runs away’ from opponent Rich Valdes at Puerto Rican Day Parade US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "ran away" when potential Republican opponent Rich Valdes tried to confront her at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan, Valdes supporter Curtis Sliwa said Sunday....
01:17, 2019-06-10

Man threatened gun violence at New Haven Puerto Rican Festival: cops A Connecticut man was arrested over a frightening social media post that threatened gun violence at the New Haven Puerto Rican Festival, police said. Jeffrey Hanson, 53, of Orange, was busted late Friday after posting on Facebook that “there should be 30-round magazines as a result of the festival,”...
20:51, 2019-08-12

Florida Vet Told She Can't Even Fly a Puerto Rican Flag in Her Own Damn Yard A veteran in Florida is refusing to take down the Puerto Rican flag flying outside her home after her homeowners’ association notified her that doing so is against their rules....
02:51, 2019-08-14

Top Puerto Rican officials resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat that used profanities to describe an ex-New York City official and a federal control board...
04:51, 2019-07-14

Thousands of Puerto Ricans gather to demand governor's resignation Thousands of Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday in the commonwealth capital of San Juan to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, the second mass demonstration against the embattled leader this week....
06:34, 2019-07-18

Top Puerto Rican officials resign amid group chat scandal Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat....
09:34, 2019-07-14

New film explores legacy of Puerto Rican actor Raúl Juliá The influential Puerto Rican actor Raúl Juliá who opened doors for a generation of Latino artists in film and television is the subject of a new documentary...
00:00, 2019-09-12

Puerto Ricans protest to demand Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Thosands of people marched to the governor's residence in San Juan, Puerto Rico on July 17, 2019 chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Puerto Williams, Chile now world's southernmost city, not Ushuaia, Argentina Puerto Williams, a growing hamlet draped in snow-covered peaks on the remote southern tip of the South American continent, has been upgraded to the category of "city" by Chilean authorities, making......
20:00, 2019-05-29

Lawsuit accuses Georgia of discriminating against Puerto Rican driver's license applicants A federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a Puerto Rico-born man living in Georgia claims the state discriminates against driver's license applicants from the island territory by scrutinizing them more than other U.S. citizens....
02:51, 2019-07-04

Skeptics Washed Away As Lost Civilization Is Finally Identified By Puerto Rican Figures A collection of highly-controversial stone figures discovered in Puerto Rico are believed by some to have been created by members of the lost Ten Tribes ...
20:51, 2019-07-16

Puerto Ricans return to streets as Democratic hopefuls call for Rosselló's resignation Several Democratic presidential candidates called for Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation as residents of the territory returned to the streets Saturday to protest disparaging text messages....
01:51, 2019-07-21

Connecticut man accused of social media threat to local Puerto Rican festival A Connecticut man was arrested early Saturday for a social media post that police say implied a threat to the New Haven Puerto Rican Festival, according to reports...
01:00, 2019-08-11

Riding horses and banging drums, Puerto Ricans demand that governor quit Thousands of Puerto Ricans, led by protesters on horseback and with some banging drums and singing, marched on the governor's residence on Friday demanding that he resign over hundreds of vulgar and offensive leaked chat messages....
03:17, 2019-07-20

Taking the sting out of summer (NBC News) Ticks, mosquitoes and bees provide some of the peskiest parts of summer. Some of those stings can be life threatening. “You should seek medical attention immediatly if you start to develop difficulty breathing,” warns Dr. Neha Vyas of the Cleveland Clinic. You can also take st...
06:00, 2019-07-09

Angels vs. Rangers: Taking the Over is the way to go The Angels had one of the best bullpen ERAs in the big leagues the first month of the season, but since the bats have picked it up, the arms have dipped down, which has evened out what were a ton of Under games earlier this season. The Angels played 11 of their first 14 games......
17:17, 2019-05-26

The Best Note-taking Apps We recently polled readers with suggestions for the best note-taking apps. Most of you said you still do things the old-fashioned way with pen and paper—a technique I heartily endorse....
16:17, 2019-09-04

The FCC is finally taking robocalls seriously Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai quoted a late Democratic Senator from South Carolina, Fritz Hollings, in an op-ed he penned for USA Today Thursday ahead of a vote by the commission to give carriers new permission to block robocalls by default. The FCC’s vote Thursday was un...
07:01, 2019-06-07

Wiggins: The Tour is G's for the taking now "Geraint Thomas can \"definitely\" defend his Tour de France title after an opening week which has crushed the hopes of some of his General Classification rivals, according to Bradley Wiggins."...
18:34, 2019-07-15

Red Sox taking chance on their own Tim Tebow There is a Tim Tebow-like experiment underway in Boston. The Red Sox signed Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks last week after selecting the former high school pitcher in the 31st round of the 2019 MLB draft. Franks received a $40,000 signing bonus, but told reporters Monday his priority remains to ...
12:51, 2019-07-16

Daddy Yankee joins chorus of Puerto Rican celebrities calling for governor's resignation Univision's Premios Juventud award show Thursday turned into a platform for celebrities to call for the resignation of the embattled governor of Puerto Rico....
23:17, 2019-07-19

Motorcyclists descend on Puerto Rican capital, call for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign Motorcyclists that swarmed San Juan became the latest to add their thundering voices to calls for the resignation of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Thousands of Puerto Ricans march in in San Juan, demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Many older protesters went home before nightfall as chanting young people filled Old San Juan’s Totem Plaza and the first few blocks leading up to the 16th century fortress where the governor resides.        ...
12:34, 2019-07-18

Vegans slowly taking over NYC with new restaurants New York City, known for its cheesy pizzas and greasy hot dogs, is slowly being overtaken by vegans. Several new restaurants selling strictly vegetables are slated to open in Manhattan in the coming months as even food-obsessed New Yorkers try to eat more healthfully. “Vegan food is not a fad, thoug...
07:17, 2019-09-03

Former FARC commanders say they are taking up arms again Former commanders for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) say they are taking up arms again after what they consider to be the failure of a 2016 peace deal to guarantee their political rights....
01:17, 2019-08-30

Dr Disrespect Doesn't Seem To Be Taking His Twitch Ban Very Seriously Last week, Dr Disrespect, a popular streamer who parodies toxic gamers by just straight up being one (except in a wig), got banned from Twitch and booted from E3 for streaming from inside a public bathroom, an act that’s illegal in the state of California. Immediately after, he went radio silent. Bu...
01:17, 2019-06-18

Taking Another Look at the Author of ‘The White Man’s Burden’ Christopher Benfey’s “If: The Untold Story of Kipling’s American Years” traces their influence on his work — and Kipling’s lasting influence on others....
16:17, 2019-07-07

Why 400 jet skis are taking over NYC waters this weekend Despite being surrounded by water, most don’t consider NYC a hot spot for water sports — that is, unless you’re one of the hundreds of jet skiers splashing into the city this weekend for the annual NYC Jet Ski Invasion. Starting on Saturday at 11 a.m., some 400 jet skiers from thro...
06:51, 2019-06-29

At 75, Taking Care of Mom, 99: ‘We Did Not Think She Would Live This Long’ The phenomenon some experts call “aging together” — people in their 60s and 70s, usually women, helping much older relatives — can take a financial toll....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Artificial intelligence: Are machines taking over? Artificial intelligence expert Toby Walsh is convinced that machines will be as smart as human beings within just 50 years. He spoke to DW about the benefits, and ways to prevent the worst consequences....
16:17, 2019-07-10

GoodNotes v. Notability: Which note-taking app is best on iOS? iOS note-taking apps are plentiful, but two stand apart--GoodNotes and Notability offer pros and cons. Here's how to know which of these iOS note-taking apps is best for you....
05:17, 2019-09-04

Man 'assaults boy for not taking hat off during US national anthem' A man has been charged with the assault of a minor in Montana after witnesses say he threw a 13-year-old to the floor for "disrespecting the national anthem"....
12:51, 2019-08-07

The best note-taking apps for students Every student needs a good note-taking system. The human brain, after all, can only store and retain so much information. There's nothing wrong with relying solely on pen and paper (and if that's your preference, go for it!). But if you're reading En......
18:17, 2019-07-24

What Are Your Favorite Apps for Taking Notes? The internet and subsequent rise of smartphones and cloud storage have revolutionized the act of taking notes. It’s easier than ever to save your thoughts (since we almost always have a connected device within arm’s reach), access them from a variety of other devices, and share them with people who ...
20:17, 2019-08-23

Taking Out a Student Loan Is Better Than Dropping Out New research shows that students who borrowed more defaulted less, probably because the additional credits they were able to complete led to more stable careers....
17:00, 2019-09-06

Taking flight from an automotive cradle Detroit startup Airspace Experience Technologies is creating the Mobi-One, an electric vertical takeoff-and-landing aircraft capable of carrying cargo and passengers. Like the industry it's trying to help create, the aircraft doesn't yet exist....
08:34, 2019-07-15

La-Z-Boy Shares Aren't Taking a Break In a stumbling stock market, La-Z-Boy shares are up 17% so far this year, outpacing the broader market as well as the broader retail segment. The latest boosts for the stock were some upbeat results, announced this week...
22:17, 2019-08-23

Boris Johnson on Verge of Taking Over in U.K. The former foreign secretary and London mayor, a polarizing figure known for over-the-top displays, has promised to take Britain out of the European Union, even without a deal....
11:34, 2019-07-24

Lawsuit Claims Georgia Making Puerto Ricans Answer Bizarre Trivia Questions to Get a License Puerto Ricans are allegedly being subjected to illegal, baffling trivia questions to get their driver’s licenses in Georgia, with a lawsuit filed Tuesday claiming the state requires people from the U.S. territory to prove they are Puerto Rican by answering unusual questions....
21:34, 2019-07-03

Wanda Vázquez sworn in as Puerto Rican governor after high court boots Pedro Pierluisis Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office Wednesday to become governor of Puerto Rico hours after the state's supreme court ruled that the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisis was unconstitutional....
00:34, 2019-08-08

Florida bosses told Puerto Rican medical staffers: Speak English or be fired, workers say The group of seven Puerto Rican health care workers filed a complaint and wrote a letter to the Florida Department of Health.        ...
22:51, 2019-08-20

Amazon's Taking Up to $70 Off the Apple Watch Series 4 The Apple Watch as a product line may have had a rocky launch, but its latest iteration, the Series 4, is a seriously impressive leap forward. So whether you’re finally upgrading your original model, or even getting your very first wearable, it’s the one you should buy, especially on sale.Read more....
23:51, 2019-05-22

Is a new generation taking over the Democratic party? – podcast Kamala Harris was the big winner of the first round of Democratic party debates in the US. This week, her poll numbers surged and so did donations to her campaign. But as Lauren Gambino in Washington notes, it was bad news for the frontrunners as Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders faltered. Also today: Da...
04:34, 2019-07-04

'Bro, it's taking the p***!' - Kyrgios in 'rigging' rant at Queen's "Nick Kyrgios accused a line judge of \"rigging\" his delayed first-round match against Roberto Carballes Baena at the Queen\u0027s Club Championships on Thursday."...
18:00, 2019-06-20

Taking a city’s pulse with moveable sensors Suppose you have 10 taxis in Manhattan. What portion of the borough’s streets do they cover in a typical day? Before we answer that, let’s examine why it would be useful to know this fact. Cities have a lot of things that need measuring: air pollution, weather, traffic patterns, road quality, and...
00:00, 2019-06-12

Hard to swallow: the problem with taking too many antacids We eat millions of indigestion tablets every year, which would be perfectly safe if we took them correctly. But we don’tNoah Fagan says he “used to go through antacids like sweets. I had a big list of foods I couldn’t eat. I’d take at least three antacids on average – going up to six on a bad day. T...
16:34, 2019-08-04

UK PM candidate Gove admits taking cocaine Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
02:51, 2019-06-08

Bolsonaro wants Macron's apology before taking G7 Amazonia aid Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said his country was open to taking $20 million from the G7 to fight Amazonia fires, but only if France's Macron withdraws some of the "insults" he allegedly made against Bolsonaro....
01:00, 2019-08-28

Amazon's Taking $60-$100 Off Every eero Router Bundle If Amazon’s recent acquisition of eero didn’t scare you off the pioneer in mesh networking, the retailer is celebrating its new networking play-thing with big discounts across the board, for a limited time....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Man tried to rape woman who was taking out trash in Brooklyn A woman who was taking out her garbage Sunday night in Brooklyn was followed back into her building by a man who tried to rape her, but she was able to fight him off and scream for help, cops said. The 32-year-old victim was near Myrtle Ave. and Central Ave. in Bushwick around 12:15 a.m.......
00:00, 2019-07-10

Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irregularities, he's running again. Opinion polls show that he's ahead....
17:00, 2019-06-22

This Brand Is Taking The Tiny Bag Trend To The Next Level "Our inspiration first came from trying to figure out the smallest, functional bag that we could make in order to utilise all of our damaged, authentic Louis Vuitton bags"...
13:51, 2019-08-06

Ukraine ex-president accused of taking key servers with him KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The office of Ukraine’s new president is accusing his predecessor of gutting out key computer equipment in a meeting room when he left office. Oleksandr Danylyuk, who was appointed chairman of the National Security and Defense Council on Tuesday, said he discovered that al...
11:51, 2019-05-29

Pedroia taking leave; injured Red Sox 2B may not play again Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia will take an "indefinite leave" in his long struggle to recover from knee trouble, putting in doubt whether he'll ever play again in the majors        ...
00:17, 2019-05-28

This duo is taking on San Diego’s electric scooter industry SAN DIEGO – Two men in San Diego have impounded thousands of electric scooters they say have been left littered about the city and endangering pedestrians, sparking a battle with companies that have flooded cities with the two-wheelers. John Heinkel, 55 and Dan Borelli, 43, operate a small out...
16:51, 2019-08-02

How NAB is taking Australia's skills shortage into its own hands The National Australia Bank is seeking 2,000 tech-focused staff and sending more than 2,000 of its existing staff through training provided by AWS to combat the looming skills shortage....
16:17, 2019-05-21

Is the US finally taking sexual abuse in sports seriously? US politicians are now getting involved in an effort to avoid a repetition of the Larry Nassar scandal. But questions over funding remainsHas Congress finally taken up the leadership reins in combating sexual abuse in Olympic sports? Or are we seeing just another round of grandstanding to make peopl...
11:51, 2019-08-06

Some carriers have already started taking iPhone 11 reservations Apple just released the latest iOS 13 beta version which contains an unexpected gem: the actual 2019 iPhone keynote date. That’s September 10th, just as we suspected, although the iPhone maker is yet to issue invites for the press conference. If that date turns out to be accurate, we’d e...
19:00, 2019-08-16

Grandson is taking grandma to all 61 national parks Brad Ryan's 89-year-old grandma Joy told him she regretted how few trips she took in her life. So Ryan made it his mission to get her to all US national parks....
19:34, 2019-08-16

Lizzo Has the Ultimate PSA for Taking Your Makeup Off at Night She's "100 percent that bitch," but even Lizzo can suffer from a breakout. The songstress who dominated our summer playlist is just as trendsetting when it comes to a......
16:51, 2019-09-04

Best note-taking apps for Android in 2019 Smartphones provide incredible flexibility for the home consumer or business user, not least with the profusion of apps available to use. It doesn't matter whether you're just looking to write a shopping list, make creative notes, or take business minutes and reminders, there are a lot of ...
22:51, 2019-06-19

Ash Barty taking US Open one game at a time Ash Barty beat Maria Sakkari 7-5, 6-3Alex de Minaur beat Kei Nishikori 6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3Serena Williams looms large, but Ashleigh Barty is keeping her eyes firmly on the prize after passing the sternest test yet of her US Open title credentials to equal her best-ever run in New York.Barty delivered...
19:17, 2019-08-31

Lakers taking time to replace Cousins DeMarcus Cousins likely will miss the 2019-20 season with a torn ACL, leaving the Lakers with a big hole to fill alongside Anthony Davis and LeBron James....
00:51, 2019-08-21

Bills now taking more than twice as long to get through Canada’s Senate The calculations were made using the number of sitting days between the time a bill was introduced in the Senate and when it passed third reading there....
20:00, 2019-06-30

'Artists don't value it': pop accused of taking advantage of dancers Vague promises of ‘exposure’ used as cover for poor pay and insecure working conditions, Guardian toldLast year, one of pop’s rising stars was heading to London for a show and needed local dancers to accompany her. The singer’s management only wanted the best, a handpicked group who could live up to...
17:51, 2019-07-12

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW looks at what's behind Facebook's not-so-cryptic plan....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Why Hondurans are taking to the streets or leaving the country Dead protesters, a "failed state" and accusations of high-level drug trafficking. This time it's not Venezuela in the headlines, but key US ally Honduras....
19:17, 2019-07-06