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Help Puerto Rico and other islands as Hurricane Maria pummels the Caribbean

Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico.Image: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2017-09-21 03:03:10 UTC Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico Wednesday morning, destroying homes as rain, powerful winds, and floods devastated the island.  The storm is moving northwest tonight, but Puerto Rico has been badly battered. The mayor of San Juan, the country’s capital, said […]

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World’s oldest person dies, giving title to Japanese supercentenarian

Violet Mosse-Brown was dubbed the world’s oldest person earlier this year.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock By Sasha Lekach2017-09-15 21:59:39 -0400 Some sad news out of Jamaica: the world’s oldest person has died.  Violet Mosse-Brown was 117 years old, born on March 10, 1900, in Jamaica. The prime minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, posted about Mosse-Brown’s death Friday evening. […]