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Who is San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto?

Who is San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto?

President Donald Trump did not publicly address the situation in Puerto Rico on Thursday, but acknowledged a day earlier the difficulties of bringing quick relief to the island, calling it "a very hard situation". The White House projected confidence Thursday in its response to Puerto Rico , even as pictures of the devastation - impassable roads and long lines for fuel, water and food - continued to play out on TV screens across the country.


Who is San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto?

Who is San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto?

President Donald Trump did not publicly address the situation in Puerto Rico on Thursday, but acknowledged a day earlier the difficulties of bringing quick relief to the island, calling it "a very hard situation". The White House projected confidence Thursday in its response to Puerto Rico , even as pictures of the devastation - impassable roads and long lines for fuel, water and food - continued to play out on TV screens across the country.


Ex-Thai PM seeking asylum in UK

Ex-Thai PM seeking asylum in UK

Former PM Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled a court ruling for criminal negligence last month, is allegedly in London and seeking political asylum in the United Kingdom, a source from her Pheu Thai Party told CNN yesterday . His remarks came a day after the country's top court found Yingluck guilty of criminal negligence and sentenced her in absentia to five years in prison.


Thailand: Former PM Yingluck seeks asylum in UK

Thailand: Former PM Yingluck seeks asylum in UK

Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who has been sentenced to five years in prison, has reportedly sought political asylum in the United Kingdom, CNN reported. Three police officers have been transferred to inactive posts for their involvement in transporting Yingluck to the Cambodia border. Deputy national police chief Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said on Friday the engine of the vehicle had been replaced and the Customs Department did not find any document verifying its ...


Thai police search convicted PM Yingluck's house

Thai police search convicted PM Yingluck's house

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Thursday former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is now in the United Arab Emirates. On Wednesday, Yingluck was convicted in absentia of dereliction of duty for implementing a rice subsidy policy and sentenced to five years imprisonment.


Fugitive ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra seeks asylum in UK

Fugitive ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra seeks asylum in UK

It was his second time in Dubai exile, having earlier lived there and London for 4 1/2 years after stepping down as president in 2008. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Thursday former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is now in the United Arab Emirates.