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Puerto Rican are catching on Dorian, a royal Brexit turn, and SNL is mixing up his cast: The Morning Rundown



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The still recovering Puerto Ricans are close to another devastating storm. A Royal Turn in the Brexit Saga] Let's look at today:


Dorian in a Tropical Storm Strengthens and Reaches Puerto Rico

The residents of the recovering Caribbean Island are getting ready for Dorian, which is expected to be Wednesday afternoon is taken.

Puerto Rico is under a hurricane watch and a tropical storm warning and has declared a state of emergency.

"We're scared, we know what's coming," said Carmen Yulín Cruz, mayor of San Juan. 1

9659002] Meanwhile, the Trump government is collecting $ 271 million from FEMA disaster relief to pay for immigration and temporary hearings for asylum seekers at the southern border.


Britain leader asks Queen to suspend parliament, causing anger of Brexit opponents

The British government was accused of bringing the country to the brink of a constitutional crisis on Wednesday when Prime Minister Boris Johnson summoned the queen, temporarily suspend the parliament.

Seeing Opponents The move was an extraordinary attempt to cause difficulties for lawmakers who want to defeat the Prime Minister's plans for Brexit, as the deadline for Britain's withdrawal from the European Union expires on 31 October.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson filed his motion Suspending Parliament was the best way to continue his "bold and ambitious national legislative agenda". Ben Stansall / AFP – Getty Images File

Purdue Pharma Offers $ 10-12 Billion in Opioid Claims Settlement

The manufacturer of OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, and its owners, the Sackler family, offer compensation of more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company in the amount of $ 10- $ 12 billion.

The lawsuits initiated by states, cities and counties state that the company and the Sackler family are responsible for triggering and sustaining the opioid crisis.

Purdue Pharma The opioid analgesic OxyContin and the Sackler family have rejected the allegations raised in the lawsuits.

Under the proposed plan, the pharmaceutical company would file for the bankruptcy of Chapter 11 to pay off the billions.


"A decline in the bucket": $ 20 million to help Brazil erase the Amazon fires will not go far

An offer of the world's richest nations, Brazil Helping to Extinguish the Amazon Fires with $ 20 Million Is a Good-will Gesture Barrier Observers working on the region endeavor to prevent further destruction of the rainforest's vast and complicated ecosystem.

"Twenty million dollars is a drop in the ocean," said Robert T. Walker, a professor at the University of Florida who has been conducting environmental research in the Amazon for 25 years.

"It is absurd to think logistically of the implications of this."

A burnt forest area in Altamira, state of Para, Brazil, on Tuesday. Joao Laet / AFP – Getty Images

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