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Intruders storm Nigerian parliament and snatch mace: Senate spokesman

Intruders storm Nigerian parliament and snatch mace: Senate spokesmanBy Camillus Eboh ABUJA (Reuters) – Three men burst into Nigeria’s Senate on Wednesday and snatched the legislature’s ceremonial mace, in an incident the body’s spokesman blamed on a lawmaker who had been suspended. Decisions taken in the Senate cannot be approved without the mace, an ornamental staff symbolising the authority of the legislature. “Today, some hoodlums led by suspended senator Ovie Omo-Agege walked into the Senate plenary and seized the symbol of authority of the upper legislative chamber, the mace,” Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, spokesman for the upper house, said in a statement.



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FEMA: Puerto Rico running out of time as storm season nears

FEMA: Puerto Rico running out of time as storm season nearsSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The administrator of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency said Friday it will take up to an estimated $ 50 billion to help rebuild Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria and warned that the U.S. territory is not ready for another disaster.



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George W. Bush Dances Up A Storm At His Nephew's Wedding

George W. Bush Dances Up A Storm At His Nephew's WeddingHe's the commander-in-busting-a-move.



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UK investigators search London office of firm at centre of Facebook data storm

UK investigators search London office of firm at centre of Facebook data stormInvestigators from Britain’s data watchdog searched the London offices of Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm at the centre of a storm over allegations it improperly harvested Facebook data to target U.S. voters. About 20 officials, wearing black jackets with “ICO Enforcement” on them, arrived at the firm’s central London offices on Friday evening soon after a High Court judge granted a search warrant sought by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The officials, who were let into the building by security guards, were seen checking books and papers through the windows of the second-floor offices on London’s busy New Oxford Street, a Reuters witness said.



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UK investigators search London office of firm at centre of Facebook data storm

UK investigators search London office of firm at centre of Facebook data stormInvestigators from Britain’s data watchdog on Friday searched the London offices of Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm at the centre of a storm over allegations it improperly harvested Facebook data to target U.S. voters. About 20 officials, wearing black jackets with “ICO Enforcement” on them, arrived at the firm’s central London offices soon after a High Court judge granted a search warrant sought by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The officials, who were let into the building by security guards, could be seen checking books and papers through the windows of the second-floor offices on London’s busy New Oxford Street, a Reuters witness said.



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Living off the land: How these Puerto Rican farmers survived the storm

Living off the land: How these Puerto Rican farmers survived the stormFood supplies were dwindling on the island after Hurricane Maria but this family of sustainable farmers had their crops.



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A Look Back At Puerto Rico, 6 Months After The Storm

A Look Back At Puerto Rico, 6 Months After The StormSix months after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, HuffPost revisits a reporting trip from October to show how the island’s most vulnerable residents had to wait weeks for aid.



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Winter storm could bring blizzard conditions to northern US

Winter storm could bring blizzard conditions to northern USA new weather system is developing as many recover from nor'easter.



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University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death review

University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death reviewSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor announced Thursday that a team of experts at George Washington University will lead an independent, in-depth review to determine the number of deaths caused by Hurricane Maria amid accusations that the U.S. territory has undercounted the toll.



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FEMA criticized for plan to end storm aid in Puerto Rico

FEMA criticized for plan to end storm aid in Puerto RicoWASHINGTON (AP) — Plans by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to halt hurricane relief supplies to Puerto Rico drew criticism Tuesday from members of Congress and the mayor of the island's largest city.



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