Monica Puig send tearful message to hurricane victims

Monica Puig send tearful message to hurricane victims

A year on, ravaged by one of the most devastating storms to hit the island this century, at least one person has died and the country’s entire power grid has been destroyed, leaving millions of residents in darkness. A tennis player born and raised in the capital city of San Juan, Puig has been so moved by the disaster she’s launched a fundraising campaign — Help Rebuild Puerto Rico — which has already exceeded its initial $25,000 target. “Puerto Rico is my home and to see what’s going on there…

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Jaguar's Nelson Piquet Jr hails 'crazy' Formula E support

Jaguar's Nelson Piquet Jr hails 'crazy' Formula E support

Together, Nelson Piquet Jr and Panasonic Jaguar Racing are hoping to forge a championship-winning partnership in Formula E. Piquet Jr, Formula E’s first-ever champion, has switched from Chinese team NextEV to the British team for the forthcoming season of the all-electric racing series. “It’s going to be a big challenge winning a championship after racing for three seasons for NextEV but I thought it was time to change my home,” Piquet Jr told CNN. “There is an amazing technical crew at Jaguar and I’m really looking forward to starting the…

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Winter Olympics is chance for 'inter-Korean peace'

Winter Olympics is chance for 'inter-Korean peace'

Tensions in the region have been heightened after US President Donald Trump’s fierce warning to rain “fire and fury” on North Korea if it kept up its threats against the US and its allies, while North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent two ballistic missiles over Japan, demonstrating increased range, and set off his sixth, most powerful nuclear test on September 3. The Winter Games take place 30 years after Seoul hosted the 1988 Summer Olympics, a turbulent era in which a number of nations — including North Korea…

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