Pacific island chain asks Trump to declare emergency as typhoon strikes

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a Republican Party fundraiser in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, U.S., September 7, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

HAGATNA/SAIPAN, 11 SEPTEMBER 2018 (REUTERS) – The governor of the Northern Mariana Islands has urged U.S. President Donald Trump to declare a state of emergency as a typhoon struck the U.S. Western Pacific territories overnight and caused blackouts and damaged buildings. Typhoon Mangkhut passed through the U.S. Pacific archipelago with speeds of over 100 mph […]

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