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The Jones Act Could Be Hindering Puerto Rico's Recovery

The Jones Act Could Be Hindering Puerto Rico's Recovery

People are only now starting to understand the extent of the damage brought by Hurricane Maria . He urged Trump to propose an aid package to Congress in the next day or two. Trump made the decision at the request of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello, she said. Image copyright Getty Images How bad is the situation on Puerto Rico? "The Port of San Juan did not take as much damage, but it's costing more money than the actual supplies", she said.


Donald Trump blames John McCain's vote for Trumpcare bill's death

Donald Trump blames John McCain's vote for Trumpcare bill's death

Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME, were among those who voted "no" in the contentious 49-51 vote on the skinny repeal. Lindsey Graham of SC and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana. If I thought I did, I would tell you otherwise. A third Republican Senator, Susan Collins [VIDEO ] of ME, announced she could not support the bill because it is not capable of protecting people with pre-existing conditions and cut Medicaid too sharply.



Maria and Lee 'potential' threats

Autumn weather is predicted to dominate this week with foggy nights alongside wet and windy spells. Chief forecaster Frank Saunders said: "Ex-Maria is likely to impact our weather towards the end of the weekend and into the beginning of next week".


Heslam: Michelle Obama hammers women voting for Trump

Heslam: Michelle Obama hammers women voting for Trump

What does it mean for us as women that we look at those two candidates - as women - and many of us said , 'That guy. "His voice is more true to me". You like the thing you're told to like .' Of course, it goes without saying that men who voted for Trump are no less off the hook but there's a horrid irony in the fact that women who voted for him will have directly impacted the lives of other women as well as the progress of conversations around gender equality.


China limits oil trade to North Korea

China limits oil trade to North Korea

The announcement from Beijing came at the end of a week that saw tensions rise between the USA and North Korea, with the leaders of both countries trading insults . Vice President Mike Pence the importance of "good preparations" for Trump's visit to China , expected in November, Reuters reports . Whether China will fully enforce the restrictions remains unclear.



USA officials waive Jones Act for 10 days for Puerto Rico: statement

Trump commented on the possibility of waiving the act, telling reporters upon his return from IN on Wednesday that the administration was "thinking about that". A cargo ship at a port in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on September 24. Decades ago, the USA, afraid of German U-boats attacks, passed the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 .