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Animal activist poses as Smithfield foods CEO on Fox Business, trashes company to oblivious Maria Bartiromo


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Puerto Rico governor fires more cabinet ministers after Hurricane Maria supplies discovered

Puerto Rico governor fires more cabinet ministers after Hurricane Maria supplies discoveredPuerto Rico’s governor Wanda Vazquez announced the dismissal of two more cabinet officials on Sunday — the latest fallout over the discovery of a warehouse full of emergency supplies intended for Hurricane Maria relief.Glorimar Andujar, the secretary of family service, and Fernando Gil-Ensenat, the secretary of housing, were sacked on Sunday, becoming the most recent cabinet members to lose their jobs after the dismissal of the director of Puerto Rico’s Office of Emergency Management, Carlos Acevedo, who was fired on Saturday.



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Puerto Ricans discovered a warehouse full of unused food, water, and supplies from Hurricane Maria, resulting in the firing of the island's emergency manager

Puerto Ricans discovered a warehouse full of unused food, water, and supplies from Hurricane Maria, resulting in the firing of the island's emergency managerThe supplies, including food, water, cots, and diapers from 2017's Hurricane Maria, were discovered Saturday following earthquakes in Puerto Rico.



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Puerto Rico disaster agency boss sacked over discovery of unused Hurricane Maria supplies

Puerto Rico disaster agency boss sacked over discovery of unused Hurricane Maria suppliesThe head of Puerto Rico’s emergency agency has been sacked following the discovery of a warehouse filled with supplies dating back to Hurricane Maria.Governor Wanda Vazquez said the goods had sat unused since the September 2017 disaster, which killed an estimated 3,000 people.



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California wildfires: Ignition of Maria fire spotted on camera

California wildfires: Ignition of Maria fire spotted on cameraThe moment a wildfire burst into life and began to spread in California has been caught on camera.The Maria Fire has burned some 15 square miles and prompted evacuation orders for nearly 11,000 people since it began Thursday evening.



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Maria Fire broke out minutes after utility company re-energized high-voltage power line

Maria Fire broke out minutes after utility company re-energized high-voltage power lineSouthern California Edison says it turned power back on minutes before the Maria Fire erupted nearby in Ventura County



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Despite break in winds, Maria Fire north of Los Angeles becomes fast-moving blaze, prompting evacuations

Despite break in winds, Maria Fire north of Los Angeles becomes fast-moving blaze, prompting evacuationsDespite a break in the Santa Ana winds, the Maria Fire exploded overnight north of Los Angeles, prompting evacuations.



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'Russians don't surrender': 'agent' Maria Butina arrives in Moscow

'Russians don't surrender': 'agent' Maria Butina arrives in MoscowMaria Butina clutched bouquets of flowers and exclaimed that “Russians don’t surrender” as she arrived in Moscow on Saturday after serving nine months in a US jail for acting as a Russian government agent. Butina flew into Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport after being deported from Miami following her release on Friday, AFP journalists said. “I didn’t give up because I know I simply didn’t have the right,” Butina told a waiting crowd of journalists.



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Convicted Russian agent Maria Butina released from prison and deported

Convicted Russian agent Maria Butina released from prison and deportedRussian gun rights activist Maria Butina released from prison and left Miami on a flight to Moscow Friday night.



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U.S. charges FEMA official in Puerto Rico for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria

U.S. charges FEMA official in Puerto Rico for taking bribes after Hurricane MariaThe U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday announced corruption charges against a senior government official and a contractor who oversaw the rebuilding of Puerto Rico’s electrical grid after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2017. In a 15-count indictment, U.S. prosecutors allege that Ahsha Tribble, who oversaw the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s efforts to restore electrical power after the hurricane, accepted helicopter rides, hotel rooms and other bribes from Donald Ellison, who was then president of Cobra Acquisitions LLC, which was contracted to do the work. In return, Tribble pressured FEMA and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to steer work to Ellison’s firm, prosecutors said.



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