The woman in line to be Puerto Rico’s next governor says she doesn’t want the job

A woman attends the demonstrations that followed Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation announcement. | Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez wants outgoing Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to appoint a successor. The day after Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced he would resign following weeks of massive protests against his administration, the woman legally in line to be his successor, Wanda Vázquez Garced, was already trending on Twitter. Activists who organized mass protests against Rosselló using #RickyRenuncia…

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Trump says Dan Coats, America’s top spy, will step down

Dan Coats has resigned as director of national intelligence. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Daniel Coats said what’s happening in the world. In the Trump era, that’s an act of defiance. President Donald Trump’s Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats will soon be replaced because he kept doing the one thing Trump couldn’t stand: telling the truth. In a Sunday tweet, Trump wished Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats well after serving two years in his…

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Russian police crack down on protesters during the largest demonstrations in a decade

Police officers detain a protester in Moscow during the July 27 protests. | Sergei Bobylev/TASS/Getty Images More than 1,300 people were arrested by police during an unsanctioned protest against ballot restrictions. Moscow police arrested more than 1,300 people Saturday in a violent crackdown of anti-Kremlin protests led by supporters of opposition party candidates barred from running for Moscow’s city council. A total of 1,373 people were arrested by police Saturday according to the political monitoring…

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