US President Donald Trump said the storm had "totally obliterated" the US territory, and pledged to visit Puerto Rico.
In August 2015, tropical storm Erika battered Dominica and killed 31 people. Maria has maximum sustained winds of 125 miles per hour and is moving northwest at 7 miles per hour. It's centered about 95 miles (150 kilometers) north-northwest of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and is moving northwest at 9 mph (15 kph).
Maria paralyzed rescue and recovery efforts, and wiped out power to the entire island.
There was a tropical storm warning for the Dominican Republic from from Puerto Plata west to the northern border with Haiti and from Cabo Engano west to Andres/Boca Chica.
Other Caribbean islands assess damage The storm completely knocked out Puerto Rico's power grid, leaving the country's 3.5 million residents without electricity, and more than 95 percent of wireless cell sites are down.
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Taking just two of his clubs - his sand and lob wedges - he walked nine holes hitting different shots around the greens. First-round leader Kyle Stanley shot a three-over 73 and is also at three under at the halfway stage.
As she launches into a well-rehearsed speech without notes, Angela Merkel knows she will - most likely - win this election. She's likely to keep the same political opinions, which will sit well with those who appreciate Germany's current standing.
On Monday, the official China Daily said sanctions should be given time to bite but that the door must be left open to talks. The U.S.is looking at the possibility of shooting down a future launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea, CNN reports .
Virgin Islands are reeling after back-to-back hurricanes. "I did it because it had to be done", Gear told The Virginian-Pilot. According to Gear, the animals she helped rescue have been faring well since leaving the storm-battered islands.
Both teams feature defenses that could potentially give Dak Prescott trouble, so having Elliott certainly will be a boon. He was suspended by the league for violating its domestic violence policy after an ex-girlfriend claimed he abused her.
School officials are working hard to make sure the buildings are ready for the students when they head back to class on Monday. The state Department of Education allows districts up to four days off that don't have to be made up for emergencies.
Today's maneuver will adjust its direction and give it the speed it needs to successfully reach the asteroid, known as Bennu . The close approach over Antarctica was expected to take OSIRIS-REx out of contact with its handlers for about 50 minutes.
Replacing your broken smartphone screen is always a big headache, and more than that, it means a big hole in your pocket. Like for example, If a user clicked a picture and then command Bixby to " Send the picture just taken to Mom".
But Armstrong Williams insisted the praise was "not an endorsement" and said Carson was "just showing support for his friend". The Senate runoff campaign between Roy Moore and Luther Strange is a big deal in Alabama .
Two other men, Jason Autry and Adams' brother, John Dylan Adams, also are charged with kidnapping, raping and killing Bobo. Friend Anthony Phoenix used an expletive to describe how Adams told him that he "couldn't have picked" a prettier woman.
Who is number one? But Emery is not underestimating a Montpellier side who beat them handily in the fixture last season. It will be a tough match. "They play hard, with a lot of discipline, and they can cause us a lot of problems".
'Bodies blown to bits': the depravity of Kim Jong
He said, it "will cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea's efforts to develop the deadliest weapons known to humankind". President praised as a move by its central bank ordering Chinese banks to stop doing business with North Korea as "tremendous".
5.7-magnitude quake rattles off NorCal coast
Following initial reports of two earthquakes, the USGS is now reporting just one occurred on Friday afternoon, a magnitude 5.7. There have not been any reports of damage or injuries in either quake.