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Puerto Rico is in the dark in wake of Hurricane Maria

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Every night since Hurricane Maria hit, Miguel Martinez and his family have slept on mattresses on the porch to escape the heat inside their dark, stifling home. But it's nearly impossible to sleep with temperatures in the mid-80s.
At least once a night they climb to the roof to catch a hint of breeze. Then the 51-year-old construction worker, his three children and one grandchild climb back down again.
"It's a heat from hell," Martinez said. "We don't have a generator or a fan. We have...
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N Korean diplomat says tweet by Trump ‘declared war’

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United Nations, Sept 26 (AP) - North Korea's top diplomat said Monday that a weekend tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump was a "declaration of war" and North Korea has the right to retaliate by shooting down U.S. bombers, even in international airspace.
It was the latest escalation in a week of...
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Immigrants touched by Mexico quake, try to help from afar

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Las Vegas, Sep 24 (AP) - When Luis Ramirez finally reached his mother after the powerful Mexico earthquake, he learned her home was so badly damaged that it had to be demolished.
He considered getting on a plane from New York to help her find a new home, but it was too risky now that the program...
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$200 million needed for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh for six months: UN

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International Desk : The United Nations estimates that $200 million will be needed over the next six months to help Rohingya Muslims refugees who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in “massive numbers” to escape a bloody military campaign.

Bangladesh and humanitarian organizations are...
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Myanmar army chief urges unity over Rohingya ‘issue’

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International Desk : Myanmar’s army chief has urged the country to unite over the “issue” of the Rohingya, a Muslim group he says has no roots in the country, and which his troops are accused of systematically purging.

The military says its “clearance operations” in northern Rakhine...
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