Storm-ravaged Puerto Rico calls on Washington to allow a ship carrying fuel to dock

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A ship carrying much-needed diesel fuel has not been able to dock in hard-hit southern Puerto Rico since Sunday while it awaits federal authorization due to Jones’ Act, a century-old shipping law. The delay comes at a time when about 40% of electricity customers remain without power for more than a week after Hurricane Fiona hit the island. Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi said: On Twitter, Monday morning, he said he had asked the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mallorcas, to personally…

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Iran warns West against protests as international reaction grows

Iran has accused Western leaders of trying to “violate its sovereignty” after comments backed protesters angry over the death of a young woman after she was detained by the country’s morality police. “In the recent riots, political leaders in America and Europe, their media, took advantage of a tragic incident under investigation and with the slogan of supporting the rights of the Iranian nation,” a statement by a spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Instagram. “They did everything they could to support the riots.” He added in Nasser…

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Jan 6 Subpoenas for Wisconsin Republican Party Leader Committee Targeted by Trump

The Jan. 6 commission summoned Robin Foss, the Republican president of the Wisconsin Assembly who has been targeted by former President Donald Trump, last weekend to testify about a phone call he received from the former president in July. The commission is seeking FOSS certification by Monday, but the Wisconsin lawmaker is doing so prosecution To block the subpoena. In his lawsuit, Voss attached a message From Representative Benny Thompson, D-Mies, Chair of the Jan. 6 Committee, seeking his testimony. Thompson cited Trump’s efforts to pressure Voss to change the…

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Biden administration proposes new airline fee rules that require more transparency

President Joe Biden plans to announce new rules Monday that will require airlines and online travel agencies to disclose seat selection fees, checked baggage and other add-ons alongside fares, the administration’s latest effort to bolster passenger protections after the tough summer travel season. . Airlines charge passengers for a number of Additional Privilegeswhich used to come with the cost of the ticket, including the advanced selection fee for many seats on the plane, even those without extra legroom. “Airline passengers deserve to know the full and true cost of their…

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Iran protests Western position on mass protests over women’s death

DUBAI – Iran has summoned the ambassadors of Britain and Norway over what it described as interference and hostile media coverage of the unrest that erupted across the country due to the death of a woman detained by the morality police. Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabadollahian also criticized US support for “rioters” – the name Tehran has used for many of those who joined the protests, which have swept the country, leading to a security crackdown and restrictions on the internet and phones. Demonstrations erupted more than a week ago at…

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On the eighth anniversary of the loss of Mexican students, father still wants to answer

When Antonio Tizaba’s 20-year-old son, Jorge Antonio Tizapa Legadneo, went missing with 42 classmates at a rural school in southwestern Mexico on September 26, 2014, he thought they’d be coming home soon. “Throughout the first week, first month, first quarter, and first year, I continued to make my own calculations,” he told NBC News in an interview. “There are about 150 kilometers from Iguala to Ayotzinapa. There are a lot of people along the way. Perhaps they are afraid. But they will go home. And now, eight years later, they…

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The mayor of Georgia who took office in June was killed while participating in a motocross event

WHITE, GA – The mayor of a northwest Georgia town died in a motocross wreck on Saturday. Perry Bell, Mayor of Bartow County in White Township, died of severe chest trauma, Daily Tribune News Cartersville reported. Jonathan Sosby, the deputy coroner for Murray County, said Bell, 54, crashed and was injured by another rider in the lazy river motocross Tracking near Dalton. “It was an inevitable accident,” Sosebee said. “From what I understand, he was in a jump and then crashed over a jump. There was another rider right behind…

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Amazon has announced a second Prime Day sale that will take place next month

Amazon It hosts another Prime Day-like deal next month, the first time it’s held two such events in the same year. The company said Monday that the event, called the “Prime Early Access Sale,” will take place October 11-12. Jamil Ghani, Vice President of Prime, said in an interview that the event is open only to members of Amazon’s Prime subscription program, and will feature “hundreds of thousands” of holiday deals. CNBC I previously reported that Amazon began contacting sellers about the event in June. Prime Day, which began in…

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Second rowing student dies after boat capsizes in possible lightning in Lake Orlando

Two middle school students in Florida were killed after their boat capsized during an apparent lightning strike while they were out for kayaking earlier this month. A boat carrying athletes with North Orlando Rowing Club, a competitive student rowing club in Central Florida, capsized in Fairview Lake, Orlando, September 15 at 5:50 p.m., the Orlando Fire Department reported. She said lightning struck the area at the same time, according to initial reports. It is not yet clear whether the lightning caused the boat to capsize. Five middle school students were…

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James Earl Jones backs off voicing Darth Vader, signs off to use archived recordings to recreate sound with artificial intelligence

James Earl Jones, who voiced Darth Vader for nearly 50 years in the “Star Wars” films, appears to be shying away from the role. according to Vanity FairThe 91-year-old actor has signed archival audio recordings used by young filmmakers, who plan to use AI for speech technology to recreate Jones’s younger voice from his previous films for future Lucasfilm projects. “He mentioned that he was looking into ending this particular character,” Matthew Wood, a 32-year veteran of Lucasfilm’s, told the outlets. “So how do we go forward?” James Earl Jones…

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