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Here's the latest for Wednesday August 28th: Tropical Storm Dorian approaching Puerto Rico; Oxycontin settlement reportedly discussed; Brazilians concerned about respiratory illnesses from Amazon fires; Portland, Oregon fire intentionally set.
 
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Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Island of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean

Trump floated idea of selling Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, says ex-Homeland Security head Duke

Duke told the Times Trump floated some initial ideas: "Can we outsource the electricity? Can we sell the island? You know, or divest of that asset?"

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When Hurricane Maria Rolled Over Puerto Rico, Trump's Reaction Was To Sell It [Video]

When Hurricane Maria Rolled Over Puerto Rico, Trump's Reaction Was To Sell It

US President Donald J. Trump has had a fraught relationship with Puerto Rico ever since Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Nearly 3,000 people died as a result of the storm and aftereffects, including widespread power outages. In fact, CNN reports that in Maria's aftermath, Trump once floated the idea, to then-acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke, of selling the US territory. Can we outsource the electricity? Can we sell the island? You know, or divest of that asset? President Donald J.

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Puerto Rico, Still Reeling From Old Disasters, Is Slammed by Covid-19

The island has had to weather a hurricane, a political crisis and earthquakes, but those crises did not lead to the widespread unemployment caused by the..
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Cuomo: Federal government 'making a historic mistake' with COVID-19 [Video]

Cuomo: Federal government 'making a historic mistake' with COVID-19

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said that the federal government is "making a historic mistake" in its handling of the coronavirus, citing 20 states and Puerto Rico who are seeing spikes in cases.

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Hurricane Dorian Hurricane Dorian Category 5 Atlantic hurricane in 2019

NOAA Officials Feared Firings After Trump’s Hurricane Claims, Inspector General Says

The report examined the aftermath of Mr. Trump’s insistence that Hurricane Dorian was headed toward Alabama, which government forecasters contradicted.
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New report revisits 'Sharpiegate' controversy [Video]

New report revisits 'Sharpiegate' controversy

A Monday report found that U.S. agency leaders violated their own policy on scientific integrity after they backed a Trump tweet about Hurricane Dorian last year - that was false. Gloria Tso reports.

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Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon The most populous city in Oregon, US

One Seattle Protester Dead, One In ICU After Being Mown Down By Driver [Video]

One Seattle Protester Dead, One In ICU After Being Mown Down By Driver

A young woman is dead after being hit by a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality. Summer Taylor, 24, of Seattle, died Saturday evening at Harborview Medical Center. According to Newser, Dawit Kelete also hit 32-year-old Diaz Love, of Portland, Oregon, in the incident. Kelete hit both of them when his car barreled through a panicked crowd of protesters on Interstate 5 early Saturday morning.

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Officer charged over Floyd's death posts bail [Video]

Officer charged over Floyd's death posts bail

One of the four former white Minneapolis police officers who were charged over the death of George Floyd, 46, a black man whose death in custody set off protests for police reform and racial justice, was released on bail on Wednesday. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Trump says national guard ‘cut through’ protests ‘like butter’ [Video]

Trump says national guard ‘cut through’ protests ‘like butter’

Protesters defied curfews and threats of military force on Wednesday in nationwide protests across police brutality, while President Donald Trump touted the use of the National Guard to tamp down unrest. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Shattered glass outside White House after nationwide protests [Video]

Shattered glass outside White House after nationwide protests

Residents and business owners in cities across the United States swept up broken glass, took stock of looted goods and surveyed the damage after a sixth straight night of violent protests over racial inequities and excessive police force. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Battle of the bullhorns: cops and protesters negotiate over loudspeakers [Video]

Battle of the bullhorns: cops and protesters negotiate over loudspeakers

Protesters and police in Portland, Oregon on Sunday held a public dialogue through bullhorns at a protest against police brutality.

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Amazon (company) Amazon (company) American technology and e-commerce company

Kayaks, paddle boards, and canoes are selling out—here's where to still buy them

Kayaking and paddle boarding are popular activities this summer. You can still find kayaks, paddle boards, and canoes at Amazon, REI, and more retailers.

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Amazon Tells Workers To Uninstall TikTok App, Pronto [Video]

Amazon Tells Workers To Uninstall TikTok App, Pronto

Amazon employees have been told to remove the short-video app TikTok from their devices immediately. According to CNN, TikTok is owned by the world's most valuable startup, a Chinese company named ByteDance. But TikTok does not operate in China and functions as an independent subsidiary. Its servers are based in the US and not subject to Chinese laws. However, other organizations have moved to ban TikTok.

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Amazon Tells Employees Delete TikTok [Video]

Amazon Tells Employees Delete TikTok

Amazon Tells Employees Delete TikTok

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Amazon requiring employees to remove TikTok app from their devices

Amazon is reportedly requiring its employees delete the social media app TikTok due to a potential security risk.

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Amazon Sales Predicted To Rise [Video]

Amazon Sales Predicted To Rise

Amazon's global ecommerce sales will reach $416.48 billion in 2020, according to Business Insiders latest latest estimates. Consumers are relying more heavily on e-commerce due to COVID-19. The new figure is about $12 billion more than our pre-pandemic estimates. Most of Amazon's sales come from the US. However, the pandemic has also fueled growth in Germany, the UK and Japan.

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Oregon Oregon State of the United States of America

Coronavirus updates: Oregon to limit group gatherings; Hawaii extends quarantine; New York to send testing, contact tracing teams to Atlanta

New York will deploy testing and contract tracing teams to Atlanta. Hawaii extended its quarantine. Oregon to limit group gatherings. Latest news.

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‘We’re Not an Island’: Rural Outbreaks Challenge Oregon’s Virus Success

Oregon was sandwiched between two states that had big coronavirus outbreaks but managed to keep its numbers low. Until it couldn’t.
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Coronavirus updates: Nevada, New Mexico renew restrictions; Kentucky requires masks starting Friday; Oregon reports largest daily case count

Some Nevada bars to close Friday; Caesars employees must get tested to work; Starbucks to require face masks; Latest news

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Brazilians Brazilians Nationality

Toned and trim: Brazilians prioritize exercise [Video]

Toned and trim: Brazilians prioritize exercise

As virus cases continue to rise in Brazil, some residents are determined to keep up with their workout routines even if it means a little adjustment. Francis Maguire reports.

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