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Trump bows to Putin – Politico
Fact Check: Is Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan Facing Charges of Over $3 Million in Fraud? – The Weekly Standard
Hate crimes are up in America’s 10 largest cities. Here’s why – USA TODAY
Irregularities plague Puerto Rico Corrections Department phone deal – Caribbean Business
Misleading story links San Juan mayor to hurricane relief fraud – PolitiFact (blog)
Seven Puerto Rico police officers charged with Rico Act violations – Caribbean Business
‘We’re in the midst of an all-out assault on human dignity,’ Joe Biden says – Sand Hills Express
El FBI divulga documentos sobre exasesor de Trump – Telemundo Puerto Rico
Erasing the evidence: FBI points to Massachusetts as the place to alter fingerprints – Boston Herald
Puerto Rican doctor arrested for health care fraud – Caribbean Business
Sessions defends deputy AG – Nashua Telegraph
Puerto Rico Popular Democratic Party says repealing right to self-government not easy – Caribbean Business
Cuomo touts progress made in Puerto Rico – WRGB
Ruling unlikely to end Puerto Rico Oversight Board struggle with local government – Bond Buyer
Puerto Rico Governor Will Skip Hearing After Twitter Feud – Roll Call
New York’s Governor Again Condemns President For His Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts – WSKG.org
Another Day, Another Federal Intervention Spat for Puerto Rico – Roll Call
After hurricane, Puerto Rico switches on to renewable energy – Christian Science Monitor
Sessions: Undocumented identity thieves scammed Puerto Ricans to get gov’t benefits – NBCNews.com
Can Cryptocurrency Rescue Puerto Rico?
Front Page: News and Opinions | The Art Of Brinkmanship …
FBI Love Among Republicans Slips Below 50 Percent: Reason Roundup – Reason (blog)
9:39 AM 7/27/2018 – M.N.: And where are Germany, Israel, and “others”, which are also the major Cyber Powers?
Greek wildfires, Trump trade talks and Santa Claus Congress – Financial Times

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Trump bows to Putin – Politico


Los Angeles Times

Trump bows to Putin
Politico
Trump asked if he believes Putin or U.S. intelligence agencies over Russian hacking: “You have groups that are wondering why the FBI never took the server, why haven’t they taken the server. … My people came to me, Dan Coats came to me and some others 
The Trump-Putin Summit: Domestic Fallout and the Future of US-Russia CooperationForeign Policy Research Institute

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Fact Check: Is Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan Facing Charges of Over $3 Million in Fraud? – The Weekly Standard


The Weekly Standard

Fact Check: Is Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan Facing Charges of Over $3 Million in Fraud?
The Weekly Standard
The blog post then goes on a long diatribe ridiculing the Mayor’s anti-Trump rhetoric, suggesting that it was hypocritical of Cruz to “blame Trump” for Puerto Rico’s slow recovery when she was allegedly guilty of embezzlement. According to a DOJ press 

Hate crimes are up in America’s 10 largest cities. Here’s why – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Hate crimes are up in America’s 10 largest cities. Here’s why
USA TODAY
Miami Beach police charged a man Monday with attempted arson after he threatened to burn down a condominium and “kill all the Jews” inside. On July 12, a woman beat a Hispanic man with a brick in Los Angeles and told him to go back to his country.

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FBI: Email swindlers have now redirected as much as $12bn in payments – CSO Australia


CSO Australia

FBI: Email swindlers have now redirected as much as $12bn in payments
CSO Australia
“Last week’s FBI announcement that business email compromise attacks have resulted in more than $12.5 billion in losses worldwide shines a necessary light on the real-world financial impact that email fraud and account compromise can have on …

Irregularities plague Puerto Rico Corrections Department phone deal – Caribbean Business


Irregularities plague Puerto Rico Corrections Department phone deal
Caribbean Business
According to the Puerto Rico Comptroller’s website, the original contract with the DCR became effective June 18, 2014, and was renewed June 29, 2018. However … Recent media reports also point out the alleged FBI investigation of Act 117 of Nov. 21 

Misleading story links San Juan mayor to hurricane relief fraud – PolitiFact (blog)


PolitiFact (blog)

Misleading story links San Juan mayor to hurricane relief fraud
PolitiFact (blog)
A headline on an online story says, “Puerto Rico mayor facing fraud charges over $3M in federal disaster relief.” The article … A local San Juan paper reported that, according to two unnamed sources, the FBI has opened an investigation into the  
FEMA has either denied or not approved most appeals for housing aid in Puerto RicoNBCNews.com
FEMA has either denied or not approved most appeals for housing aid in Puerto RicoNBCNews.com

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Seven Puerto Rico police officers charged with Rico Act violations – Caribbean Business


Charlotte Observer

Seven Puerto Rico police officers charged with Rico Act violations
Caribbean Business
Fortunately, those accused represent only a very small percentage of the brave men and women of the Puerto Rico Police Department, who serve only to protect the citizens of Puerto Rico. In fact, the FBI’s continued efforts to clean up corruption and  

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Misleading story links San Juan mayor to hurricane relief fraudPolitiFact (blog)
FEMA has either denied or not approved most appeals for housing aid in Puerto RicoNBCNews.com

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‘We’re in the midst of an all-out assault on human dignity,’ Joe Biden says – Sand Hills Express


Sand Hills Express

‘We’re in the midst of an all-out assault on human dignity,’ Joe Biden says
Sand Hills Express
In February, the former vice president said Trump was “a joke” and that his criticism of the FBI was “just a disaster.” A month later, he said that if he and Trump attended the same high … In his comments on Friday night, the former vice president 
‘We’re in the midst of an all-out assault on human dignity’: Joe BidenWLS-TV

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El FBI divulga documentos sobre exasesor de Trump – Telemundo Puerto Rico


El FBI divulga documentos sobre exasesor de Trump
Telemundo Puerto Rico
El gobierno de Donald Trump publicó el sábado una serie de documentos que en su día estaban catalogados como secretos relativos a las escuchas telefónicas a un exasesor de la campaña electoral del presidente. The New York Times dijo que los …

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Erasing the evidence: FBI points to Massachusetts as the place to alter fingerprints – Boston Herald


Boston Herald

Erasing the evidence: FBI points to Massachusetts as the place to alter fingerprints
Boston Herald
“The information received comes back to a female with the same name, DOB and social security number who resides inPuerto Rico,” Bedard wrote. Despite the altered fingerprints, an Automated Fingerprint Identification System was able to identify a trail 

Puerto Rican doctor arrested for health care fraud – Caribbean Business


Puerto Rican doctor arrested for health care fraud
Caribbean Business
SAN JUAN – On July 19, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned an indictment charging Dr. Miguel Rivera-Sanabria, who was arrested Tuesday, with 18 counts of health care fraud, three counts of aggravated identity theft, three 

Sessions defends deputy AG – Nashua Telegraph


Nashua Telegraph

Sessions defends deputy AG
Nashua Telegraph
The chant refers to the FBI investigation of Democrat Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her tenure as Secretary of State under former President Barack Obama. And Sessions acknowledged that states like Massachusetts that have 

Puerto Rico Popular Democratic Party says repealing right to self-government not easy – Caribbean Business


Puerto Rico Popular Democratic Party says repealing right to self-government not easy
Caribbean Business
SAN JUAN – The minority Popular Democratic Party (PDP) Senate Caucus in Puerto Rico, led by Minority Leader Eduardo Bhatia, asked a federal judge to allow it to file a legal brief as a friend of the court (amicus curiae) in the lawsuit filed by Gov 

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Cuomo touts progress made in Puerto Rico – WRGB


WRGB

Cuomo touts progress made in Puerto Rico
WRGB
Andrew Cuomo has announced major milestones accomplished through the NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding initiative launched in April. Cuomo says 90 homes have been cleaned, restored, and rebuilt across the hurricane ravaged …

Ruling unlikely to end Puerto Rico Oversight Board struggle with local government – Bond Buyer


Bond Buyer

Ruling unlikely to end Puerto Rico Oversight Board struggle with local government
Bond Buyer
Puerto Rico bankruptcy judge Laura Taylor Swain’s anticipated ruling on the relative powers of the Oversight Board and the local government is unlikely to end the battle for authority over the debt-burdened U.S. territory. Swain will hear oral  
Puerto Rico Governor Will Skip Hearing After Twitter FeudRoll Call

Insurer joins constitutionality fray over Puerto Rico oversight boardReuters
Assured challenges constitutionality of Puerto Rico fiscal board appointmentsCaribbean Business

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Puerto Rico Governor Will Skip Hearing After Twitter Feud – Roll Call


Roll Call

Puerto Rico Governor Will Skip Hearing After Twitter Feud
Roll Call
After a Twitter feud that further soured relations between the governor of Puerto Rico and the chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, one seat will be empty Wednesday. Governor Ricardo Rosselló has decided to skip an oversight hearing on …
Ruling unlikely to end Puerto Rico Oversight Board struggle with local governmentBond Buyer
Insurer joins constitutionality fray over Puerto Rico oversight boardReuters 
New website helps doing business in Puerto Rico
 
Assured challenges constitutionality of Puerto Rico fiscal board appointments
 Caribbean Business

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New York’s Governor Again Condemns President For His Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts – WSKG.org


WSKG.org

New York’s Governor Again Condemns President For His Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts
WSKG.org
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) Finishing his fifth trip to Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria struck the island last September, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a new agricultural trade agreement – and had some harsh words for President Donald Trump. Cuomo said …

Another Day, Another Federal Intervention Spat for Puerto Rico – Roll Call


Roll Call

Another Day, Another Federal Intervention Spat for Puerto Rico
Roll Call
Exactly 120 years to the day after U.S. troops first landed on Puerto Rico, a debate over the island’s future played out once again in Washington. This time, all eyes were on its energy crisis. Of the five witnesses who spoke Wednesday at a charged …
Tesla, Others Help Puerto Ricans Go SolarU.S. News & World Report 
After hurricane, Puerto Rico switches on to renewable energyChristian Science Monitor

Puerto Rico has kept its head above water. We must help before it’s too late. | OpinionSun Sentinel 
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After hurricane, Puerto Rico switches on to renewable energyChristian Science Monitor
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After hurricane, Puerto Rico switches on to renewable energy – Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor

After hurricane, Puerto Rico switches on to renewable energy
Christian Science Monitor
A small number of buildings in Puerto Rico now rely on solar power after hurricane Maria left much of the island in the dark. Industry officials and environmentalists are closely watching the experiment to determine the possibilities of a larger-scale 
Puerto Rico has kept its head above water. We must help before it’s too late. | OpinionSun Sentinel
Another Day, Another Federal Intervention Spat for Puerto RicoRoll Call
Tesla, Others Help Puerto Ricans Go SolarU.S. News & World Report
UPROXX –Engineering News-Record
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Sessions: Undocumented identity thieves scammed Puerto Ricans to get gov’t benefits – NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Sessions: Undocumented identity thieves scammed Puerto Ricans to get gov’t benefits
NBCNews.com
Sessions said 22 of the individuals were undocumented Dominican Republic nationals who stole the identities of mostlyPuerto Ricans who had been displaced by Hurricane Maria last September. They used stolen Social Security numbers and other …

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Can Cryptocurrency Rescue Puerto Rico?

Former child actor, entrepreneur, investor, and lover of wide-brimmed hats, Brock Pierce, has plans for the small island of Puerto Rico. He wants to …
Front Page: News and Opinions | The Art Of Brinkmanship …

Michael Novakhov: Merkel gets so much political mileage out of “Trump-Russia affair”, and consistently so; that it becomes increasingly hard to believe that it was not the German design from the beginning (with roots extending probably 15-20 years back.) 1 …
FBI Love Among Republicans Slips Below 50 Percent: Reason Roundup – Reason (blog)


Reason (blog)

FBI Love Among Republicans Slips Below 50 Percent: Reason Roundup
Reason (blog)
Ahh for the halcyon days of, say, 2015, when you could reliably count on conservatives to call for the abolishment of federal agencies and for liberals to be wary of federal law agencies like the FBI. But partisan politics has never been for the 

9:39 AM 7/27/2018 – M.N.: And where are Germany, Israel, and “others”, which are also the major Cyber Powers?

M.N.: And where are Germany, Israel, and “others”, which are also the major Cyber Powers? “China, Russia, and Iran stand out as three of the most capable and active cyber actors tied to economic espionage and the potential theft of U.S. trade secrets and proprietary information. Countries with closer ties to the United States have … Continue reading“9:39 AM 7/27/2018 – M.N.: And where are Germany, Israel, and “others”, which are also the major Cyber Powers?”
Greek wildfires, Trump trade talks and Santa Claus Congress – Financial Times


Financial Times

Greek wildfires, Trump trade talks and Santa Claus Congress
Financial Times
Diving to glory Spectators watch as diver Florid Gashi performs the winning jump from the Ura e Fshejte bridge during the 68th traditional annual high diving competition in Kosovo. © Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty. Saved Migrants wrapped in Red Cross

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