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Vouchers In Puerto Rico; Secret Service Guides Schools; Special Education And Race

Added: 14.07.2018 6:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

A judge rules private school vouchers are against Puerto Rico's constitution; the Secret Service releases a plan to help prevent school shootings; and the Department of Education faces another suit.

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Failure of imagination hindered federal response to hurricanes that devastated Puerto Rico

Added: 13.07.2018 23:36 | 0 views | 0 comments


After Hurricane Irma swept through the Caribbean last September, federal officials in Puerto Rico began shipping disaster relief supplies to the hard-hit U.S. Virgin Islands. The warehouse in Puerto Rico was emptied of tarps and cots. Almost all the blue roof sheeting was dispatched, along with...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

PREPA board names new leaders, date set for appointing new CEO

Added: 13.07.2018 22:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Bankrupt Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) late on Friday named a new chairman and vice chairman of the board of governors a day after the majority of the board cited a lack of support by the island's governor and resigned in protest.

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U.S. judge nixes move to toss Puerto Rico bankruptcy case

Added: 13.07.2018 20:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

A federal judge on Friday rejected an attempt by a major Puerto Rico bondholder to throw out the U.S. territory's historic municipal bankruptcy case.

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Chicago woman wearing Puerto Rican shirt speaks out on confrontation

Added: 13.07.2018 19:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

A woman says she feared for her safety as a man verbally assaulted her over her Puerto Rico shirt at a Chicago forest preserve. Her video has led to hate crime charges against one man and a police officer’s resignation. (July 13)

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Chicago man in Puerto Rico shirt incident due back in court

Added: 13.07.2018 18:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Chicago man charged with a felony hate crime after a video went viral showing him scolding a woman for wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a Puerto Rican flag will return to court on Aug. 1 after his release on bond, authorities said on Friday.

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Woman harassed over Puerto Rico shirt speaks out

Added: 13.07.2018 17:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

"I want the ex-officer to be really be held accountable, whatever that looks like," Mia Irizarry said.

From: www.nbcnews.com

FEMA Report Acknowledges Failures In Puerto Rico Disaster Response

Added: 13.07.2018 14:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

Problems included a lack of key supplies on Puerto Rico before the storm, unqualified staff and challenges with delivering emergency supplies, according to the internal report.

From: www.npr.org

Chicago man charged with hate crime for berating woman over Puerto Rico shirt

Added: 13.07.2018 12:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Chicago man has been charged with a felony hate crime after a video that went viral showed him scolding a woman for wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a Puerto Rican flag as a police officer watched the incident, authorities said on Friday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Astronomers Spot Rare Binary Asteroid: 2017 YE5

Added: 13.07.2018 10:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

New observations by NASA’s Goldstone Solar System Radar in California, Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico and the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia have revealed that the recently-discovered near-Earth asteroid 2017 YE5 is actually two objects — each about 3,000 feet (900 m) in size — orbiting each other. 2017 YE5 is only the fourth [...]

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