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Hours after Governor Ricardo Rosselló issued a statement calling for PREPA to cancel its contract with Whitefish Energy, the Puerto Rico power utility confirmed it will do just that, The Washington Post and CBS News correspondent David Begnaud both confirm.
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His move came a month after the referendum he called on Kurdish independence backfired.
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Iran will continue to produce missiles for its defense and does not consider that a violation of international accords, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday in a speech broadcast on state television.
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Qatar's ruler said he is ready for U.S.-hosted direct talks aimed at solving the worst diplomatic crisis in the Gulf in years but has yet to hear a response to U.S. President Donald Trump's invitation to the four Arab states boycotting Doha.
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Hundreds of thousands of supporters of a unified Spain filled Barcelona's streets on Sunday in one of the biggest shows of force yet by the so-called silent majority that has watched as regional political leaders push for Catalan independence.
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Catalan MPs have voted to declare the region independent after Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy said he wants Spain to take direct control of Catalonia.
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The vote in Barcelona sharply escalated a crisis brewing since a referendum earlier this month backed the region’s break from Spain.
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The company, Whitefish Energy, said last week that it had signed a $300 million contract with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority to repair and reconstruct large portions of the island’s electrical infrastructure. The contract is the biggest yet issued in the troubled relief effort. A two-year-old company, had just two full-time employees on the day Hurricane Maria made landfall.
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced plans to build a new city on the Red Sea coast, promising a lifestyle not available in today’s Saudi Arabia as he seeks to remake the kingdom in a time of dwindling resources.
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“I wouldn’t run unless I have solutions."