FEMA tweeted that its work in Puerto Rico, which was ravaged by Hurricane Maria in September, would continue "from response to recovery."We will continue our support to #PuertoRico from response to recovery. Now is not the time to remove this life-sustaining assistance". "Cutting this aid to the people of Puerto Rico, nearly a third of them who still do not have electricity, it's unconscionable", the Democratic lawmaker said. Marco Rubio, who also represents Florida, who pointed out many in America have misconceptions about Puerto Rico, which may compound the problem. "Puerto Rico is a USA territory and its residents are US citizens".
Eric Rodriguez, Vice President of UnidosUS (formerly NCLR): "In this evening's State of the Union address President Trump spoke about unity and making America strong yet those words ring hollow when we look at the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico". Rubio followed Nelson on the Senate floor, urging lawmakers not to forget about disaster relief for Puerto Rico, Florida, Texas and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The agency said it has distributed more than 65 million liters of bottled water (costing $361 million) and 58 million meals and snacks (costing $1.6 billion). "Supermarkets are open, and things are going back to normal", Alejandro De La Campa, FEMA's director in Puerto Rico, told NPR.
Local Corps employee Keith Hyde received recognition on January 20 during an award ceremony in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, for his work following Hurricane Irma, which was August 30-Sept.
In a follow-up interview, a second FEMA spokesperson, William Booher, said that the agency still had no plans to resume shipments of new food and water to Puerto Rico. If Florida, or other states, were facing similar situations as the island, there would be an outrage by Members of Congress.
Switch is expected to comfortably exceed 15 million sales by March 2018, up from the previous estimate of 14 million. By hitting back - and capturing the public's imagination - with the Switch, the company has proved them wrong.
No immediate announcement was made by Republicans on the panel, as the top Democrat on that committee, Rep. According to Bloomberg , President Donald Trump flipped out when he found out about Boyd's letter.
Bradley is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this summer and could command an annual salary in the $20 million range. Through 40 games this year, Bradley has dealt with groin issues and failed to equal the production he put forth in Beantown.
Oil is priced in USA currency, so a falling dollar can boost demand for crude from buyers using other currencies. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were 13 cents, or 0.2 percent, lower at $65.43 at 0027 GMT.
America's next-generation 5G network could be owned and operated by the United States government, according to leaked plans. Shares of the biggest USA wireless carriers fell at the start of trade on Monday, with Verizon and AT&T down 1 percent.
The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. put out a list Wednesday of stores it will close this year after first announcing the move in November . With previously announced closings, the York-based retailer will now be shuttering 47 of its 260 stores in early 2018.
The Congress will kick start its campaign in Meghalaya with a peace concert to be held at the Polo Ground on January 30. Mukul Sangma, who also shared his thoughts with the workers of the party and prepared them for the upcoming polls.
If people follow a local publisher, that content is now more likely to appear prominently in their feeds, Zuckerberg said. Facebook is defining a publisher as local, it says, if its links "are clicked on by readers in a tight geographic area".
The reality star is pictured attending the iHeartRadio Music Festival on September 23, 2017 in Las Vegas. Kylie is reportedly due in February, and expecting a baby girl with her boyfriend Travis Scott .
As Jordan Bastian of MLB.com notes , the total removal of Chief Wahoo coincides with the Indians hosting the 2019 All-Star game. There has been a huge push for it to be removed, while others asserted it is part of the Indians' baseball history.
North Carolina PG Jalek Felton suspended from university
The Tar Heels are seeking their 49th trip to the NCAA Tournament , and have been in the Final Four 20 times in school history. Clemson will face off against on the road at Wake Forest, and then come home and host Pittsburgh following this game.
Day breaks PGA Tour win drought
After Palmer departed, Day looked destined to lose the playoff after scuffing wide to the rough on the second playoff hole. Day made birdie on the first hole played Monday to win his first title since the 2016 PLAYERS Championship.
Beckman To Reveal Miami MLS Plans Monday
Beckham exercised his option to buy a franchise for a discounted fee in 2014, but it took almost four years to join the league. Miami was always been considered the provisional 24th franchise, not having official status because of the stadium questions.
A look at Bruce McArthur's alleged victims
Investigators warned that more victims may yet be identified in what they called an unprecedented case in Canada's largest city. The five charges mean that McArthur is accused of being one of the most prolific serial killers in Toronto's history.
India mob attacks 'late' rescuers as bus falls into river
Local MP and West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee president Adhir Ranjan Choudhury said that the lives could have been saved. He also alleged that by the time police arrived, a huge crowd had already gathered and were working on the rescue operations.