Mar 31 2019
"We have seen time and time again that colonial status is simply not working", Soto said.
Rep. Darren Soto from Florida will present the bill that would automatically make the island part of the union if enacted.
The move comes as the Republican-controlled Senate considers a new disaster relief package for the territory and tensions rise between President Donald Trump and Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, who supports the bill.
Puerto Rican Governor's top aides stated that White House officials on Wednesday had warned the representative of the island for pushing too hard to arrange a meeting to discuss the terrible situation of the U.S. territory with the President. Almost half a million votes were cast for statehood, but opnly 23 percent of eligible citizens voted.
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McLaren want Alonso's views on how much their vehicle has changed since previous year , one of the worst in their history. If something happened and a great opportunity arrives, I probably will consider [it].
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Southwest Airlines said the plane returned to the airport after pilots reported a "performance issue" with one of the engines. He said the decision was based on information that the Ethiopian Airlines flight path resembled that of the Lion Air crash .
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"From the day I was sworn in as Puerto Rico's sole representative in Congress, and filed the Puerto Rico Admission Act, I stated very clearly that I would work different strategies, across all platforms to achieve the full equality for Puerto Rico, which can only be achieved through statehood", Gonzalez said in a news release.
Only 46.6 percent of Puerto Rican voters supported statehood in that 1993 referendum. "We do not consider ourselves 'Americans, ' since we have our own culture, traditions, and language", Luis Nieves said.
Under a deal reached by Obama and the Republican Congress, Puerto Rico's budgets must now be approved by a fiscal control board, appointed by Congress and the White House, that has pushed cuts to health care, education and other programs run by the island's government. We have 29 billion to Texas and 12 billion to Florida for the hurricanes.
Rossello responded by attacking the president: "Enough with the insults and demeaning mischaracterizations". "I think the people of Puerto Rico understand it". Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke over the weekend called for admitting Puerto Rico as the 51st USA state, while Sens.
Mar 30 2019
Marcus Rashford wants to sign new Man Utd deal after Solskjaer appointment
But Solskjaer has changed the mood and the landscape at United. "From the first day I arrived, I felt at home at this special club", said Solskjaer.
Mar 29 2019
Senate Rejects Ocasio-Cortez 'Green New Deal' 57 - 0
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the proposal "a radical, top-down, socialist makeover of the entire U.S. economy". The Republican Party has no plan to deal with climate change other than just attack the people looking for solutions.
Mar 27 2019
Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ stuns with US$70m opening weekend
That's not a terrific rating - Get Out got an A- - and it suggests the word of mouth on the film might not be particularly strong. Carter actually played a role in inspiring the Peele making Us which stars Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke .
Mar 26 2019
Apple Reveals "Apple Arcade" Game Subscription Service
The Apple News app aggregates premier news content from a variety of sources, including Global News, for iOS and Mac OS users. Apple is partnering with Goldman Sachs to make its own credit card due out this summer - no plastic required.
Mar 23 2019
Brexit: Petition to revoke Article 50 hits one million signatures
EU Council president and summit host Donald Tusk said the decision had been unanimous and that he was now presenting it to May. Corbyn was asked if he would consider revoking Article 50 and he did not rule it out.
Mar 23 2019
North withdraws from inter-Korean liaison office
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying on March 4 he was hopeful he could send a team to North Korea "in the next couple of weeks". They added that Pyongyang "will not mind the South remaining in the office", according to South Korea's Unification Ministry.
Mar 23 2019
Special counsel Robert Mueller completes investigation
I think the public has the right to know, especially given all the time, money, and drama associated with Mueller's investigation. The prospect of no further indictments could present a massive boon to President Trump and many of those surrounding him.
Mar 22 2019
Trump says public should see 'ridiculous' Mueller report
There has been increasing speculation that Mueller has almost completed his investigation. Rosenstein appointed Mueller , a former FBI director, to conduct the investigation.
Mar 21 2019
Bayer plunges after jury finds its Roundup weedkiller caused cancer
"We continue to believe firmly that the science confirms glyphosate based herbicides do not cause cancer ", the company said . Together with its existing holding in Bayer, Temasek would then own about 4 percent in Bayer after the transaction.
Mar 20 2019
Brexit crisis: PM May plots new course round Speaker’s obstruction
European Council President Donald Tusk also said he was waiting for clarity after a meeting with the Irish leader Leo Varadkar in Dublin.
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