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Irma Leaves 'Heart-Wrenching' Devastation in Caribbean

In Puerto Rico, the power could be out for 6 months

(Newser) - Hurricane Irma continued to sweep through the Caribbean with devastating force early Thursday, knocking out power to an estimated 1 million people in Puerto Rico. The storm didn't make landfall on the island, but the National Hurricane Center says it could still get up to 20 inches of rain,... More »

Monstrous Irma Batters Caribbean Islands

Devastating storm made landfall early Wednesday

(Newser) - Hurricane Irma slammed into islands in the northeast Caribbean with devastating force early Wednesday, damaging buildings and sending debris flying with winds estimated at 185mph. The National Weather Service says the eye of Irma, a Category 5 storm and the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded, passed over the island of... More »

Paris' Island Getaway Won't Go Away on Twitter

Heiress offers details of vacation with boyfriend

(Newser) - Paris Hilton and boyfriend Doug Reinhardt had a blast on their recent Caribbean vacation. How do we know? She Twittered the entire time, letting her followers know when they were "Having a beautiful lunch on the beach" and "Playing some golf together." Hilton also posted photos of... More »

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