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Irma waste illustration

Gone with the wind - what Irma blew down

Gone with the wind - what Irma blew down

So, what happens to all the mountains of hurricane debris Irma left in its wake? This illustration explains the process. It will take months to dispose of an estimated 20 million cubic yards of debris after Hurricane Irma, and that's just the dead tree branches, officials say. Most counties plan to turn it into mulch and compost, while a small portion may get turned into electricity. Click here to read more.

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Immigrants advocacy groups report 300 shootings aboard the train known as the The Beast. Migrant victims point to security guards hired by the government.
They grew up in Chicago and their husbands, the Flores twins (aka ‘Los Mellizos’), worked for the Sinaloa cartel. The twins later became DEA informants in Mexico who helped bring down El Chapo Guzman. They have written a book, Cartel Wives, telling their story as a lesson to others not to fall for the narco life, and they regret what they put their families through. "Our fathers put on their suit of armor and their badge, and they are going out there on the streets of Chicago,” Mia confesses. “It’s the very same streets that our husbands were flooding with drugs.”
The Rio Abajo bridge was swept away leaving the town of Utuado cut off. Neighbors engineered a pulley system to haul supplies over the river but they wonder when their lives will return to any semblance of normality.
A scene form the new documentary A Long Way From Home about the desegregation of professional baseball.
Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz reacted to comments on Twitter by President Trump in which he said Puerto Ricans “want everything done for them."
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After a strong earthquake shook Mexico City, thousands of people evacuated their homes. The epicenter was 7.5 miles southeast of Axochiapan, in the state of Morelos.
Had Irma tracked 50 miles further north along Cuba's coast, the results could have been dramatically different, meteorologists say, causing devastation to the densely populated Greater Miami region. Also by tracking up Florida's west coast close to the shoreline deprived Irma of the warm Gulf water that fuels storms. Here is a compilation of the hurricane satellite images shared by NASA on social media.
The program was established in 2012 by President Barack Obama to protect certain undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Nilsa Huete is an undocumented Honduran immigrant living in Key West, Florida. In the last five months, five of her family members have been arrested by agents from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Now she’s fighting against the deportation of her daughter and brother.
Christopher Barker, leader of the 'Loyal White Knights' of the Ku Klux Klan and his wife Amanda Barker discussed their views on President Donald Trump during an exclusive interview for Aquí y Ahora.
That's what Christopher Barker, leader of the KKK's 'Loyal White Knights,' told Univision's late night news anchor in an interview for Aquí y Ahora. "To me you're a ni**er," he added.
Those were the words of Christopher Barker, a leader of the Ku Klux Klan's 'Loyal White Knights' during an interview with Univision's late night news anchor, Ilia Calderon, for the show Aquí y Ahora.
During an interview with Chris Barker, a leader of Ku Klux Klan's 'Loyal White Knights,' the Univision News anchor sought answers to questions about the group's beliefs on race.
México aprueba la Ley de Seguridad Interior pese a críticas dentro y fuera del país
La polémica ley, aprobada este viernes por el Congreso de México tras 15 horas de debates, busca regular el rol de las fuerzas armadas en las calles, para combatir grupos delictivos, y amplía sus facultades para actuar cuando se determine que existe una amenaza a la seguridad interior.
Exlíder del sindicato de maestros de México obtiene beneficio de prisión domiciliaria
Elba Esther Gordillo obtuvo este viernes el beneficio del arresto domiciliario por razones de salud tras permanecer más de cuatro años en la cárcel. La mujer fue detenida en febrero de 2013, a dos meses del inicio del gobierno de Enrique Peña Nieto, y fue acusada de fraude fiscal, delincuencia organizada y lavado de dinero por más de 100 millones de dólares.
La violencia no da tregua en la convulsionada Honduras que sigue sin presidente electo
Con la marcha de las antorchas, promovida por el movimiento "Hondureños indignados contra el fraude electoral", concluyó un viernes violento en las principales ciudades y carreteras del país. Las protestas de apoyo al opositor Salvador Nasralla, que comenzaron tras las elecciones generales del 26 de noviembre, dejan ya al menos 16 muertos.
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Fiscalía del condado Harris entregó un balance de lo hecho en 2017
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Un motociclista muere y otro pierde un brazo tras un accidente en el suroeste de Miami-Dade
Según las autoridades, uno de los motociclistas perdió el equilibrio de su vehículo y chocó con el otro en la calle ocho cerca de la avenida 122. Joe Sánchez, portavoz de la Patrulla de Carreteras, aseguró que los conductores "estaban corriendo en una velocidad alta".
Activistas de Texas caminarán hasta Washington D.C. para apoyar el 'Dream Act'
Jóvenes beneficiarios de DACA han iniciado un recorrido de 1,300 millas hasta Washington D.C. con el ánimo de presionar a los legisladores para que den una respuesta definitiva sobre el 'Dream Act'. Los activistas se hacen llamar 'Guerreros por la libertad'.
Domingo con aumento de temperatura y sin lluvia
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Yulimar Rojas, reina del atletismo y nominada a los Premios Univisión Deportes
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Adrián González sale de los Dodgers y fue desechado por Atlanta; queda como agente libre
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Adrián González pasa a los Braves y será agente libre
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El delantero japonés ha tenido actuaciones discretas y asegura estar 'cómodo' en el balompié azteca.