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People Puerto Rico utility PREPA taps Walter Higgins as new CEO
Author: 0 Puerto Rico utility PREPA taps Walter Higgins as new CEO

Ricardo Rossello said. It is the latest in a cavalcade of headaches for PREPA, which past year filed a form of US bankruptcy to shed some $9 billion in debt. About 250 people carrying blue tarps like those provided by FEMA joined the demonstration on the six-month anniversary of when the powerful category 4 storm struck the island, leaving many people in need of shelter and electricity to this day.

People ACLU Statement on White House Nondisclosure Agreements | American Civil Liberties Union
Author: 0 ACLU Statement on White House Nondisclosure Agreements | American Civil Liberties Union

All of Trump's senior staffers appear to have signed the agreements, with some believing it unenforceable, Marcus reported. The agreements stipulated officials could face monetary penalties if they disclosed confidential White House information to the press or others, and were meant to remain in effect after Trump was no longer president, according to the report.

People Soldier who killed neutralized terrorist to be freed in May
Author: 0 Soldier who killed neutralized terrorist to be freed in May

On March 24, 2016, Azaria was a 19-year-old military medic in the West Bank city of Hebron when Abdel Fattah al-Sharif, 21, and Ramzi Aziz al-Qasarwi carried out a knife attack, lightly injuring a soldier. Last September, Israeli Army Chief-of-Staff Gadi Eizenkot commuted Azaria's sentence to a mere 14 months behind bars. The incident sparked a national debate about military ethics in the IDF.

People Missing 16-Year-Old Surfaces in Mexico
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Esterly, who ran off with an Allentown teen to Mexico nearly two weeks ago, was in Florida court Monday morning and agreed to be extradited back to Pennsylvania "as soon as possbile", Florida officials told 69 News. Luu ended up calling the police , and officers ordered the Esterlys to leave the home and avoid contact with Amy. March 7: Allentown police issue a public missing persons alert for Amy Yu and Kevin Esterly, indicating that at least one of them is "endangered".

People Suspect shot and killed after pointing pistol at KSP trooper
Author: 0 Suspect shot and killed after pointing pistol at KSP trooper

Troopers say a black Jeep Cherokee, reported stolen in Lexington, was doing donuts in some muddy farm fields in Daviess County. They say the found the black jeep, but not Ruffin. He aggressively sped away, doing donuts in the yard throwing mud and debris on a sheriff's deputy. The man drove through muddy farm fields and eventually crashed the Jeep in a ditch and took off running, according to investigators.

People Condemned Missouri inmate's medical condition at center of debate
Author: 0 Condemned Missouri inmate's medical condition at center of debate

However, Bucklew's defense argued that he had a medical condition that could cause enormous suffering during his execution. Bucklew argues that allowing the state to execute him by lethal injection would violate the Eighth Amendment's ban on cruel and unusual punishment because he suffers from a rare disease that has caused "unstable, blood-filled tumors to grow in his head, neck, and throat".

People Centre assures SC that CBI probe is going on in the…
Author: 0 Centre assures SC that CBI probe is going on in the…

The Punjab and Haryana HC had late a year ago rejected the plea for ordering a CBI probe, while suggesting that the accused be charged for committing a hate crime. A bench of justices Kurian Joseph and M M Shantanagoudar issued notice to the Centre, Haryana and the CBI on the plea and stayed the proceedings in the case before the Faridabad trial court till further orders.

People Trump Ignores Advice to 'DO NOT CONGRATULATE' Putin
Author: 0 Trump Ignores Advice to 'DO NOT CONGRATULATE' Putin

Meeting today with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, Trump told reporters that he congratulated Putin "on the victory, his electoral victory". President Donald Trump, right, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in July 2017, at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. "An American president does not lead the Free World by congratulating dictators on winning sham elections", tweeted McCain.

People Myanmar President Htin Kyaw Steps Down Today
Author: 0 Myanmar President Htin Kyaw Steps Down Today

The Myanmar government has denied all claims of ethnic cleansing and pledged to begin repatriating the Rohingya, though so far it has approved the return of only 374 people . A new position , State Counselor, was created to enable the long-time opposition politician to take a leading role in government. Htin Kyaw was elected to the position of President by 360 votes, more than a third of the parliament's available 652 votes.

People Targeting of NGO rescue ship displays
Author: 0 Targeting of NGO rescue ship displays "reckless disregard for common decency"

The case highlighted an increasingly highly charged stand-off between humanitarian groups seeking to save lives on the open seas and European authorities trying to stem the number of people making the risky crossing in the first place. "This is an agreement made with the Libyan government that Open Arms knows nothing about". ProActiva Open Arms said its choices were dictated by the needs of the migrants.

People Rajinikanth rebuffs reports of connection with BJP
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Talking to reporters in Chennai on his return from a spiritual tour, he also said the state government should put additional pressure on the Central government to set up the Cauvery Management Board. He faced flak before he left for refusing to speak on the burning issue of women's safety in the state, in light of a college student stabbed to death by her stalker outside her college.

People High Court tosses out Dotcom's Obama bid
Author: 0 High Court tosses out Dotcom's Obama bid

The 56-year-old is tipped to stay at luxury lodge The Landing and take on his pal Sir John Key in a game of golf. But the German-born Dotcom, who is represented by lawyers Ron Mansfield and Simon Cogan, realised his request was a long shot and also asked for, in the alternative, an order sending a letter of request to United States judicial authorities to take Obama's evidence stateside.

People Fox News contributor quits, slams network as 'propaganda machine' for Trump
Author: 0 Fox News contributor quits, slams network as 'propaganda machine' for Trump

Veteran Fox News analyst, retired Lt. Col. Ralph Peters is reportedly leaving the network - accusing it of fueling paranoia and serving as a "propaganda machine" for the Trump administration. Peters did not mention any names, but Fox's leading prime-time host, Sean Hannity , has been the most vocal defender of the president while talking of a " deep state " and casting doubt on justice officials.

People Napoli 1 Genoa 0: Albiol goal maintains pressure on Juve
Author: 0 Napoli 1 Genoa 0: Albiol goal maintains pressure on Juve

The latest impressive performance came against Icardi's former team, which always seems to bring the best out in him, such as his brace in Inter's 3-2 win in October. Roberto Inglese put Chievo ahead with a spectacular blast into the top right corner. Roma cemented their place in third spot as goals in each half from Stephan El Shaarawy and Radja Nainggolan secured a 2-0 victory at Crotone .

People Inspired by Rahul Gandhi's speech Goa Congress chief resigns
Author: 0 Inspired by Rahul Gandhi's speech Goa Congress chief resigns

Taking effect from the speech of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who called for the introduction of younger generation in the party, 72-year old Goa Congress president Shantaram Naik resigned from his post on Tuesday, 20 March. "I am ready to work for the party even on land or in the sea". PTI reports that Naik had a suggestion for the party. He said the ideal candidates should complete two conditions, have been a party worker for at least 10 years and should have great love and ...

People India Asks Pak To Probe Harassment Of Its High Commission Officials
Author: 0 India Asks Pak To Probe Harassment Of Its High Commission Officials

Sohail Mahmood, Pakistan's high commissioner to India, has been recalled for consultations following allegations of harassment of the country's diplomats in New Delhi and reports of Indian diplomats in Islamabad facing similar treatment. India has requested Pakistan to immediately investigate all these incidents and direct the relevant authorities to ensure that such incidents do not recur.

People 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Releases Song to Benefit Gun Control Campaign
Author: 0 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Releases Song to Benefit Gun Control Campaign

Parkland shooting survivor and March for Our Lives activist Emma Gonzalez tweeted after hearing the song, "I just listened to it and I can't stop crying I'm gonna listen to this forever holy heck". Along with the song release, Miranda issued a statement regarding the inspiration behind the song. Hansen first caught mainstream attention in the Pitch Perfect movies, starred in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway and was recently cast in Ryan Murphy's new Netflix series .

People IL primary: What to know and how to watch
Author: 0 IL primary: What to know and how to watch

Kennedy attended a Chicago rally along with Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia and asset manager Fritz Kaegi, who is challenging Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios , who also serves as county Democratic chairman. "I'm the one person who can win", Rauner told a southern IL radio station this week, saying he's "excited" to take on Pritzker . That's why he's going to lose in November - because nobody trusts him.

People Bryant down to two choices to replace Cochran in US Senate
Author: 0 Bryant down to two choices to replace Cochran in US Senate

Once appointed, Hyde-Smith will immediately be running for re-election for the almost three years remaining in Cochran's term. Bryant would appoint an interim US senator after that. The tea party-backed McDaniel, who narrowly missed knocking off Cochran in 2014, said last week that he would drop a primary challenge to Mississippi's other senator - Roger Wicker - to instead seek Cochran's seat.

People Haley: UN Security Council must 'hold Russian Federation responsible' for poison attack
Author: 0 Haley: UN Security Council must 'hold Russian Federation responsible' for poison attack

Most people may not draw an immediate connection between Salisbury and New York City. "The credibility of this council will to survive if we fail to hold Russian Federation to account". He added: "Without this, stating that there is incontrovertible truth is not something that we can take into account". Along with expelling 23 Russian diplomats from the United Kingdom, she also announced the suspension of high-level contacts with Russia, including a boycott of this summer's World Cup by ...

People What's Holding Up the Spending Deal - and Threatening Another Shutdown
Author: 0 What's Holding Up the Spending Deal - and Threatening Another Shutdown

The Republican-controlled Congress must pass the spending bill before midnight on Friday to prevent federal agencies from shutting down when their funding runs out. Farm-state lawmakers had been pushing for a solution to be made part of the spending bill, but congressional aides said Monday it probably would not be included.

People Macron congratulates Putin on election victory
Author: 0 Macron congratulates Putin on election victory

Besides, the spokesperson said, "the president has been getting many congratulatory messages from foreign leaders". President Donald Trump said Tuesday he congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin for winning reelection earlier this month, provoking a strong rebuke from GOP Sen.

People OAI's Liddell Promoted at White House
Author: 0 OAI's Liddell Promoted at White House

The Prime Minister is unsure if New Zealand will gain much from Kiwi Chris Liddell appointment to a top White House job. He was born in Matamata and attended Mount Albert Grammar School in Auckland before obtaining a Bachelor of Engineering degree with honours from the University of Auckland.

People Rahul returns to Karnataka, berates Modi for 'insult'
Author: 0 Rahul returns to Karnataka, berates Modi for 'insult'

The state president of Congress in Goa Shantaram Naik made a decision to step down from his post, taking inspiration from party's national president Rahul Gandhi's recent speech in which he stressed on empowering young leaders in the grand old party.

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