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Puerto Rico concedes Hurricane Maria deaths more than 1,400

6 monthes ago   |   By KMBC

Puerto Rico is now estimating that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people, far more than the official death toll of 64.
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Puerto Rico Finally Revises Hurricane Maria Death Toll to More Than 20 Times the Official Number

Puerto Rico Finally Revises Hurricane Maria Death Toll to More Than 20 Times the Official Number

6 monthes ago   |   By Slate

Since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in last September, journalists and researchers have insisted that the island's official death toll of 67 was far, far too low. The government now admits that there were “1,427 more deaths in the four months after the hurricanes than normal.”
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Puerto Rico finally admits Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people

Puerto Rico finally admits Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people

6 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria devastated the Caribbean island, Puerto Rico finally acknowledged that more than 1,400 people were killed in the storm - not the 64 it had included in the official death toll. The admission comes in a report the Puerto Rican government prepared last month and is expected to submit to...
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College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night in New York, officials say. Read more ...

Police: 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett arrested on accusation of making...

Police: 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett arrested on accusation of making false police report

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett is in custody. Read more ...

How to parallel park perfectly, every time

How to parallel park perfectly, every time

With a little geometry and a few ground rules, you can fit into just about any spot. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett Arrested, Accused Of Faking Attack

Jussie Smollett Arrested, Accused Of Faking Attack

"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett is in custody to face charges of making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago late last month by two men who... Read more ...

Coast Guard officer accused of stockpiling weapons for planned attack

Coast Guard officer accused of stockpiling weapons for planned attack

Federal agents arrested a self-proclaimed white nationalist and lieutenant in the Coast Guard on gun and drug charges, accusing him of plotting a massive domestic terror attack... Read more ...

Oakland teachers go on strike, demand big pay raises

Oakland teachers go on strike, demand big pay raises

Teachers in Oakland, California, went on strike Thursday in the country's latest walkout by educators over classroom conditions and pay. Read more ...

Indiana tax preparer turns away same-sex couple due to religious beliefs

Indiana tax preparer turns away same-sex couple due to religious beliefs

Married same-sex couple Bailey and Samantha Brazzel went to a local tax service business in Indiana for help with their taxes - but the owner turned them away, citing former... Read more ...

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

Jussie Smollett is accused of filing a false police report, a felony, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Read more ...

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

The New York Times publisher recently spoke with President Trump about this very issue during an Oval Office interview, who responded by claiming that he thinks he is a great... Read more ...