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Storm Maria brings fear, pain and shock to Puerto Ricans

Added: 22.09.2017 3:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

By Dave Graham and Robin Respaut SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Miguel Cruz awoke to the descent of Hurricane Maria on his home on Wednesday morning when the massive storm peeled off most of the roof, sent his belongings flying in all directions, but left intact an icon of Jesus hanging above his bed. Cruz was one of thousands of Puerto Ricans picking through the wreckage left by Maria after the hurricane devastated basic services on the debt-laden U.S. territory, pitching most of its 3.4 million residents into darkness as night fell. Crashing into Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, Maria flipped the tops off buildings, knocked out phones and electricity across the island and turned low-lying roads into swollen rivers awash with debris.

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Sharapova's journey ends as she fails to live up to star billing

Added: 22.09.2017 2:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

At least there will be no more complaints about Maria Sharapova being given top billing.

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Puerto Rico governor: Power could be out for months after Hurricane Maria

Added: 22.09.2017 2:24 | 6 views | 0 comments

Puerto Rico's energy grid took such a severe blow from deadly Hurricane Maria that restoring power to everyone may take months, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló told CNN on Wednesday night.


How Fascination With Asia Will Influence Forbes' Next 100 Years

Added: 22.09.2017 2:15 | 1 views | 0 comments

Forbes is celebrating 100 years of its business-empowering magazine. To commemorate the milestone in Asia, Christopher Forbesgives his personal take on the fascinating journey that began in 1917 with his grandfather. “BARON ITO REASSURES U.S.,” ran a headline in the March 16, 1918 issue of FORBES. Ito, the former private secretary [...]

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Hurricane Maria devastates Puerto Rico, heads for Turks and Caicos

Added: 22.09.2017 2:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria destroyed buildings and knocked out power across Puerto Rico before flooding parts of the Dominican Republic and then regaining some of its strength as it approached the Turks and Caicos Islands and southeastern Bahamas on Thursday night.


Maria: See the Destruction the Category 5 Hurricane Left in its Wake

Added: 22.09.2017 1:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Hurricane Maria made landfall in the Caribbean as a Category 5 storm, leaving entire islands without power.

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Virginian Charters Jet To Rescue 300 Pets Stranded On Virgin Islands After Irma

Added: 22.09.2017 1:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

When Hurricane Maria took aim at the U.S. Virgin Islands last week, Sali Gear knew she had to move fast. Gear, the co-founder of Virginia Beach’s Island Dog Rescue, grew up in the islands. To make this happen, Gear initially aimed to fly 20 animals to the continental U.S. every day for one week, according to The Virginian-Pilot.

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Maria targets Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico left without power

Added: 22.09.2017 1:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Powerful Category 3 storm heads for Turks and Caicos Islands, then Bahamas after leaving millions in Puerto Rico without power


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