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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday placed blame squarely on Puerto Ricans for the slow recovery from Hurricane Maria after critics and the mayor of San Juan complained his administration’s response to the U.S. territory’s plight was insufficient. Eleven days after the devastating storm wiped out power, water and
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Puerto Ricans on Saturday for failing to do enough to dig out from damage caused by Hurricane Maria, saying criticism leveled at his government for the slow response was driven by politics. Ten days after the devastating storm wiped out power and communications systems,
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(Reuters) – Racial slurs were written in the dormitory of the U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado Springs, Colorado, this week, prompting the head of the institution to tell students, faculty and staff that bigotry would not be tolerated. The academy’s superintendent, Lieutenant General Jay Silveria, citing other highly publicized racial incidents, urged
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(Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has received more than four times as many national-security related requests from the U.S. government in the first half of this year versus a year ago, according to a company report on Thursday. Apple said it had received between 13,250 and 13,499 national security requests affecting between 9,000 and 9,249
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court appointee Neil Gorsuch gave a speech to a conservative group on Thursday at a hotel in which Trump has a financial interest, drawing criticism from protesters outside the building and the top Senate Democrat. About 50 demonstrators appeared outside the Trump International Hotel located just blocks from
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – At least one person was killed and another hurt on Wednesday when a rockslide from the famed El Capitan granite monolith in Yosemite National Park in California rained boulders onto a popular hiking trail, a park spokesman said. Search and rescue teams responded to the scene following the incident shortly before
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Wednesday lawmakers eventually would pass healthcare legislation, despite the Senate’s latest failure to gather enough Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare. When it became clear on Tuesday that Trump’s Republicans did not have enough support despite their Senate majority, Republican leaders decided not to put their latest
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republicans on Tuesday fell short yet again in their seven-year drive to repeal Obamacare, in a bitter defeat that raises more questions about their ability to enact President Donald Trump’s agenda. The party was unable to win enough support from its own senators for a bill to repeal the 2010 Affordable
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