Thousands Are Fleeing Puerto Rico. Some Don’t Know If They’ll Ever Return

0SHARESShare Deborah Drahus Capo knew she’d have to leave Puerto Rico the moment she emerged from the bathroom where she had holed up throughout Hurricane Maria last month. For eight hours straight, the San Juan-based attorney had listened to the wind “howling like a monster,” waiting for the windows in her apartment to break. When the storm subsided, the streets ...

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Netanyahu’s Government Is Trying To Ban Police Investigations Of Prime Ministers

0SHARESShare Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling government is attempting to pass a law that would make sitting prime ministers immune from some forms of criminal investigation. Although the final wording and list of crimes in the legislation are still in flux, the basics of the bill are that a head of government would be allowed to serve out his ...

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Freed Taliban Prisoner Thought Trump Presidency Couldn’t Be Real

Joshua Boyle, the Canadian citizen who spent five years as a prisoner of the Taliban, didn’t believe his captors when they told him who the new United States president was. Boyle and his wife, Caitlan Coleman, were doing aid work in Afghanistan in 2012 when they were captured by the Taliban. Coleman, an American, was pregnant at the time, and ...

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The US Wants To Keep The Focus On ISIS But Its Iraqi Allies Are Moving On

0SHARESShare Iraqi children step on a Kurdish flag as forces loyal to the central government in Baghdad advance toward the center of Kirkuk on Monday. Ahmad Al-rubaye / AFP / Getty Images WASHINGTON — Two key American allies in the war on ISIS, the Iraqi military and the Kurdish peshmerga, have now turned their guns on one another — exactly ...

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Patchwork of destruction left by deadly California wildfires

0SHARESShare SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Californians on Monday picked through the debris of homes and businesses incinerated by the deadliest wildfires in the state’s history while firefighters hoped to have the blazes contained by Friday. At least 41 people have died in the week of fires and crews were still searching for bodies in the state’s celebrated wine country. ...

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U.S. police deaths on duty spiked in 2016: FBI

0SHARESShare WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sixty-six police officers were killed on the job by felons in 2016, up about 61 percent from 41 deaths a year ago, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Monday. The number was the second highest since 2011, when 72 officers were killed by felons, according to the FBI report. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ...

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NFL seeks compromise solution to anthem protests

(Reuters) – The National Football League will try to find a way to move on from the controversial issue of players protesting during the national anthem before games when it meets with team owners in New York this week for a regularly-scheduled meeting. The gesture by players who say they are protesting racial inequality and injustice has picked up steam ...

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U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl could face life sentence for endangering troops

0SHARESShare FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) – U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty on Monday to deserting his duties in Afghanistan in June 2009 and endangering the lives of fellow troops, a step toward resolving the politically charged case that could send him to prison for life. The 31-year-old Idaho native told a judge in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, that ...

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Trucker in deadly Texas immigrant case pleads guilty, faces life sentence

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – The driver of a truck packed with immigrants, 10 of whom died due to sweltering Texas heat in July, pleaded guilty on Monday to human smuggling charges and could face up to life in prison, prosecutors said. James Bradley Jr., 61, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to transport aliens resulting in death and one ...

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