Four people have been killed due to the catastrophic flooding and high-speed winds from Hurricane Fiona.
Hurricane Fiona struck Puerto Rico on Sunday, triggering an island-wide blackout and major flooding. The storm’s landfall coincides with the 5-year mark of 2017’s devastating Hurricane Maria — from which the territory has yet to fully recover.
According to the National Hurricane Center, the Category 1 storm made landfall on Puerto Rico’s southwestern coast, around 3:20 p.m. ET local time on Sunday, with maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour.
“The damages that we are seeing are catastrophic,” Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi said on
Thousands of international travelers’ electronic data is quietly stored in a US Customs and Border Protection database, viewable by thousands of its workers, for up to 15 years, The Washington Post reported.
As one of the country’s largest law enforcement agencies, with a workforce of roughly 60,000 people, CBP is not required to have a warrant to search phones, tablets, or laptops — which opponents say is a constitutional violation of privacy.
“Innocent Americans should not be tricked into unlocking their phones and laptops,” Sen. Ron Wyden said in a Thursday letter to the agency.
It’s widely known
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves called it “a great day to not be in Jackson” on Friday, referring to the state’s capital, which has been deprived of clean running water for weeks.
Reeves made the remarks while attending a groundbreaking ceremony in Hattiesburg, roughly 90 miles southeast of Jackson, according to local reports.
“It is a great day to be in Hattiesburg. It’s also, as always, a great day to not be in Jackson,” he said, according to local television station 16 WAPT News. “I feel like I should take off my emergency
A Florida judge’s decision to appoint a special master to review documents that former President Donald Trump stashed at Mar-a-Lago may ignite a legal battle that could delay the probe for months and throw it to the Supreme Court, experts told Insider.
On Thursday, Judge Aileen Cannon appointed Raymond Dearie, a 78-year-old former chief judge of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, to act as the special master, and denied the department’s request for at least 100 classified documents to be turned directly over
A federal judge said she could not accept the Justice Department’s claim that Donald Trump does not “have a possessory interest” in some documents that were seized from Mar-a-Lago just because they’re classified government records without further review by a third party.
On Thursday, Judge Aileen M. Cannon of the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida appointed a special master to review more than 11,000 documents seized from Mar-a-Lago in August and rejected the DOJ’s appeal that would have allowed the department to continue to use a set of classified records as part of its criminal investigation during