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Reports: Hurricane Maria leaves Puerto Rico entirely without power

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Multiple reports on Wednesday afternoon claimed the entire island of Puerto Rico was without power after Hurricane Maria slammed into the island with maximum sustained winds of up to 140 mph. SEE ALSO: Hurricane Maria may be the most destructive storm in Puerto Rico’s history Local Spanish language publication
El Nuevo Dia reported the outage, citing Abner Gomez, managing director of Puerto Rico’s State Agency for Emergency Management and Disaster Management (AEMEAD). SEGUN DIRECTOR DE MANEJO DE EMERGENCIA, PUERTO RICO ESTÁ AL 100℅ SIN ENERGÍA ELÉCTRICA. — RUBEN SERRANO (@GUARETO1) September 20, 2017 Those reports eventually began to …read more

Ringleader of pirate gang that killed British adventurer shot dead in gun battle

One of the men suspected of murdering British canoeist Emma Kelty in the Amazon jungle last week has been shot dead. Brazilian police said that 24-year-old Evanilson Gomes da Costa, known as “Baia”, was shot twice in the early hours of Wednesday morning at his home in the remote town of Coari and then died in hospital. Evanilson Gomes da Costa, known as “Baia” Credit: Brazilian Police They believe that a member of another gang of pirates went after da Costa to steal the valuables he had robbed from Miss Kelty, including mobile telephones, a tablet, a GoPro camera and …read more

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