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All former living presidents appear together to raise cash for hurricane victims while Trump plays golf

All former living presidents appear together to raise cash for hurricane victims while Trump plays golfAll five living former presidents have appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a benefit concert for communities affected by Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey. Barack Obama, George W Bush, Bill Clinton, George HW Bush and Jimmy Carter appeared on stage together at the event promoting “The One America Appeal”. Donald Trump did not appear in person at the Reed Arena in Texas, but recorded a video message which was played to concert goers.



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Plane by plane, New York greets Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricane

Plane by plane, New York greets Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricaneThere were only a few minutes left before baggage carousel No. 4 jolted to life at John F. Kennedy International Airport, soon to be ringed with people coming from Puerto Rico on one-way tickets they never would have bought if not for the hurricane. Moving at a canter, Emily Pagan and three colleagues from various New York state government agencies carted their fold-up table halfway down the Terminal 5 arrivals hall, setting it up by the carousel against a pillar.



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San Juan mayor rips Trump for giving himself a perfect '10' on hurricane response

San Juan mayor rips Trump for giving himself a perfect '10' on hurricane response“If it is a 10 out of a scale of 100, of course. It is still a failing grade,” San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said when asked about President Trump's giving himself a perfect grade for his response to the hurricane devastation in Puerto Rico.



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Houston Suburb Conditions Hurricane Relief Money On Residents' Vow Not To Boycott Israel

Houston Suburb Conditions Hurricane Relief Money On Residents' Vow Not To Boycott IsraelA suburb outside of Houston is requiring residents who were affected by Hurricane Harvey to certify that they do not boycott Israel in order to apply for grant money to rebuild their home or business.



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Puerto Rico by Numbers, One Month After Hurricane Maria Hit

Puerto Rico by Numbers, One Month After Hurricane Maria HitHere is a by numbers account of how things on Puerto Rico currently stand.



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Trump's Approval For Hurricane Response Plunges 20 Points After Puerto Rico Storms

Trump's Approval For Hurricane Response Plunges 20 Points After Puerto Rico StormsPresident Donald Trump’s approval rating for his handling of the response to hurricanes striking the U.S. has plummeted 20 points since Puerto Rico was devastated by back-to-back hurricanes last month, according to the latest CNN poll.



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South of New Orleans, Nate spares parish devastated by Hurricane Katrina

South of New Orleans, Nate spares parish devastated by Hurricane KatrinaBy Jessica Resnick-Ault BELLE CHASSE, La. (Reuters) – Residents of Louisiana’s lower Plaquemines Parish, the swampy peninsula that shadows the Mississippi River as it empties into the Gulf of Mexico, know Nate let them off very easy, certainly when compared with hurricanes of years past. As the Category 1 storm approached this weekend, memories of the devastation of Katrina 12 years ago, and to a lesser extent, Issac in 2012, loomed large in the scattered hamlets that cling to the few spots of terra firma that line the river south of New Orleans. “I had prayed for this – that we would be spared,” said Amos Cormier, president of the parish, Louisiana’s equivalent to a county.



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Chef Cooks Up 130K Meals to Feed Hurricane Victims in Puerto Rico

Chef Cooks Up 130K Meals to Feed Hurricane Victims in Puerto RicoRenowned Spanish-American chef Jose Andres is serving up paella and lifting spirits on the ground in Puerto Rico, getting hot meals to those still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria.



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Donald Trump Revels In Recounting The 'Very Good Towels' He Threw To Hurricane Victims

Donald Trump Revels In Recounting The 'Very Good Towels' He Threw To Hurricane VictimsPresident Donald Trump congratulated himself on his trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico last week by celebrating the “incredible” cheering of the “crowd of a lot of people” who watched him throw rolls of paper towels.



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A hurricane is no reason to end the party in New Orleans

A hurricane is no reason to end the party in New OrleansA hurricane could not deter revelers Thursday on popular Bourbon Street in New Orleans’ historic French Quarter. Just minutes before an evening curfew in the city known as “The Big Easy,” happy people continued to saunter through the streets, dance in bars and dine in restaurants. Mayor Mitch Landrieu could barely contain his irritation, admonishing those who did not heed the curfew or evacuation orders for several low-lying areas.



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