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Live Updates: Puerto Rico Could Be Without Power For Up To Six Months Following Maria

Live Updates: Puerto Rico Could Be Without Power For Up To Six Months Following Maria

Puerto Ricans are burrowed inside shelters, cement bunkers, and boarded-up houses as Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm still gathering strength, whirls toward the US territory."We have not experienced an event of this magnitude in our modern history," Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Tuesday ahead of the storm, warning residents that their island will most likely sustain monumental damage. About 500 shelters are set up around the island and, as of 8 p.m. more than 4,400 people, and 100 pets, are tucked inside. "It's the biggest and potentially most catastrophic hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in a century," Rosselló said, explaining that the island could receive up to 25 inches of rain, as well as violent winds and storm surges, producing potentially life-threatening floodi
Build A Pizza To Discover What City You Should Actually Live In

Build A Pizza To Discover What City You Should Actually Live In

Build A Pizza To Discover What City You Should Actually Live In You got: New York You've got an empire state of mind. There's a reason why New York City is arguably the greatest city in the world (and it's not just about the dollar slices). From the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the grassy lawns of Central Park to the skyscrapers lining Fifth Avenue, you'll find everything you need and more in the Big Apple. Getty Images Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app. Get the app You got: Chicago You belong in Chicago! Sure, the Windy City is home to deep dish pizza, but it's got so much more to offer....
A Man Is Dead After Setting Himself On Fire While Streaming To Facebook Live

A Man Is Dead After Setting Himself On Fire While Streaming To Facebook Live

A Memphis man died after setting himself on fire while livestreaming on Facebook and then running into a crowded bar late Saturday.The shocking video shows the man, identified by police as Jared McLemore, 33, dousing himself in kerosene and then bursting into flames. He then runs off screen. The Memphis Police Department said McLemore was taken to Regional Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries, according to WMCA.The video has since been taken off Facebook, and it was not immediately clear how long it had been online or how many times it was viewed. Facebook did not respond to requests for comment from BuzzFeed News.Police are treating McLemore’s death as a suicide, according to WMCA. The Memphis Police Department did not respond to requests for addition