Trump meets with Puerto Rico Governor, praises recovery work post-Maria

Repeatedly praising the work of the military and federal emergency officials, President Donald Trump used a Thursday meeting at the White House with the Governor of Puerto Rico to proclaim the disaster relief effort in the wake of Hurricane Maria to be a success, pushing back against critics who say much still needs to be done to restore power and other basic services. "I would give a 10," the President said, ticking off a list of efforts made by FEMA and the military in Puerto Rico, as he sat with the Governor of the island in the Oval Office.

US Virgin Islands is grappling for attention after being hit by two hurricanes

Depending on what media outlets Americans engage, they might think that Puerto Rico is the only US territory hit by hurricanes recently, but that's not true. The US Virgin Islands were hit twice - by Hurricanes Irma and Maria - and for the most part have been overlooked in the national disaster relief conversation, said US House of Representatives Delegate Stacey Plaskett.

Democrats critical of Trump on North Korea: He ‘fails to understand’ what war would be like

If Tillerson is wasting his time, its only because his boss fails to understand the catastrophic consequences of war on Korean Peninsula. https://t.co/s3JQfLfNi4 - Adam Schiff October 1, 2017 Or maybe @POTUS just didnt have Rexs phone number so decided instead to have what should have been a private discussion in public! https://t.co/1ptA9OPhE5 - David Axelrod October 1, 2017 Direct talks w/ #NorthKorea are our best chance to freeze missile, #nuclear tests.

‘Big decisions will have to be made’: Trump shares ominous message on future of Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday morning to defend his administration's handling of the crisis in Puerto Rico, but left questions as to how the recovery efforts will be financed. "Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello just stated: 'The Administration and the President, every time we've spoken, they've delivered......'" he wrote, adding "...The fact is that Puerto Rico has been destroyed by two hurricanes.

Puerto Ricans say US relief efforts failing them

The Trump administration has declared that its relief efforts in Puerto Rico are succeeding, but people on the island said help was scarce eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated the US territory. President Donald Trump cleared the way for more supplies to head to Puerto Rico by issuing a 10-day waiver of federal restrictions on foreign ships delivering cargo to the island.

Clear Ethel Rosenberg, sons ask

The sons of convicted spy Ethel Rosenberg returned to the White House on Thursday, more than 50 years after pleading to spare her life, in a last-ditch appeal to President Barack Obama to exonerate her citing new evidence. Rosenberg was executed in 1953 along with her husband, Julius, after being convicted of conspiring to pass secrets to the Soviet Union about the atomic bomb.

Sons of convicted spy Ethel Rosenberg plead with Obama to exonerate mother

The sons of convicted spy Ethel Rosenberg returned to the White House on Thursday, more than 50 years after pleading unsuccessfully to spare her life, in a last-ditch appeal to President Barack Obama to exonerate her amid new evidence. Rosenberg was executed in 1953 along with her husband, Julius, after being convicted of conspiring to pass secrets about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union.

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Calls Trump ‘a F*cking Nightmare’, Urges Voting For Hillary Clinton

The lead singer and front man for Arcade Fire went off on a bit of a political tangent when asked how the music of Haiti and New Orleans influences the band, describing a recent trip to New Orleans when David Duke was trying to keep confederate war monuments up, before mentioning just what he thinks of Donald Trump and the threat he represents. Edwin "Win" Butler III is the lead vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter for Canadian band Arcade Fire, known for their symphonic pop-dance-rock-noise arrangements, surrealist music arena performances and a savvy approach to the music industry.