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Author: 0 Trump expected to reveal Cuba policy this week

Among the changes that would be considered by the Trump administration are measures to limit business ventures between USA companies and Cuban entities controlled by the military, in particular, those belonging to the conglomerate known as GAESA, the economic arm of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) that controls almost 60 percent of the Cuban economy.

People Trump keeps up criticism of Germany
Author: 0 Trump keeps up criticism of Germany

Germany's foreign minister and vice chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel, accused President Donald Trump of putting peace in Europe at risk Monday by "moving away from Western ideas". Merkel was hosting a press conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she was asked whether Germany was looking towards Asia to develop relations, following her comments on Sunday that " Europe could no longer rely on the United States and Britain", reports Efe.

Author: 0 American soldiers killed in Achin insider attack

Three US troops were killed and another wounded during a joint operation in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, the Pentagon said , in the latest so-called insider attack on worldwide forces. Six U.S. service members now have been killed in Afghanistan this year. Zabihullah Mujahid , a spokesman for the Taliban, wrote in a WhatsApp message that the attacker was a Taliban infiltrator.

People Ruth Davidson has urged Theresa May to press DUP on LGBT rights
Author: 0 Ruth Davidson has urged Theresa May to press DUP on LGBT rights

Former Cabinet ministers Michael Heseltine and George Osborne "should shut up", Jenkin told Sky News on Sunday, as he attacked "avidly pro-European colleagues who have never really accepted the result" of last year's Brexit referendum. But a dismal campaign has left the Prime Minister fending off a mutiny within her own party. Many others have been less vocal, but with 12 fewer Conservative seats in parliament than before the election, you can be sure many are smarting if not seething, ...

Author: 0 North Korea 'most urgent' threat to security - Mattis

The source knowledgeable about North Korea said , "There is the possibility North Korean leadership has determined that the environment to proceed with a nuclear test has been established". The Joint Chiefs of Staff said a thorough investigation will be made of the object found south of the Demilitarized Zone that bisects the Koreas. A South Korean intelligence official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, admitted detecting several hints that North Korea was recently developing ...

People Syrian fighters seize parts of Islamic State 'capital' Raqqa
Author: 0 Syrian fighters seize parts of Islamic State 'capital' Raqqa

To back the assault, the US-led coalition has provided the SDF with air cover, special forces advisers, weapons and other equipment. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Islamic State has held Raqqa since 2014 - and the city is considered the group's " capital ". Meanwhile, the SDF is urging the IS fighters to surrender to the USA -backed forces in exchange for "a humanitarian treatment".

People USA congressman introduces 'COVFEFE' act aimed at Donald Trump's tweets
Author: 0 USA congressman introduces 'COVFEFE' act aimed at Donald Trump's tweets

Something that is probably a long time coming, seeing as press secretary Sean Spicer said last week that Trump's tweets are all official White House statements . "That's right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain unsafe countries", Trump wrote in another tweet, according to the Independent , "not some politically correct term that won't help us protect our people!" The great majority of the deleted tweets are relatively innocuous messages that appear to have been killed and quickly ...

People Rahul Gandhi's stance on Sandeep Dikshit 'too little, too late': BJP
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi's stance on Sandeep Dikshit 'too little, too late': BJP

It did not come from somebody from Congress, but from a very eminent Congress leader", Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday. I want to make this clear today. "I wonder if there is a strategy of the Congress to undermine our institutions". Meanwhile, the Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has criticised Sandeep Dikshit for his controversial comments.

People Some hope California winner of $447M Powerball helps area
Author: 0 Some hope California winner of $447M Powerball helps area

It had been estimated a $435 million before the drawing. The victor beat odds of one in 292.2 million, lottery officials said. A spokesperson for the lottery told the Associated Press that it was unknown where in the state the ticket, which matched all six numbers, was sold.

Author: 0 European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

EU Council President Donald Tusk told Britain in a Tweet: "Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations". Among Tory MPs there was fury at the way a 20-point opinion poll lead at the start of the campaign had been thrown away in an election which she did not need to call for another three years.

People DC Equality March Makes Pride Political
Author: 0 DC Equality March Makes Pride Political

Chicago's LGBT community and allies held an Equality Rally at Andersonville's Midsommafest Sunday, as thousands of LGBT rights supporters marched and rallied in Washington D.C., Los Angeles and dozens of other USA cities, in one of the biggest protests since President Donald Trump took office.

People Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example
Author: 0 Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

We're told during the raid, investigators took four cell phones, two laptops and a tablet from Winner's home on Battle Row in Augusta. "She was not expecting any of this". For years, immigrants facing deportation have been allowed to stay temporarily in the USA provided they show up for regular check-ins with federal deportation agents and stay out of trouble.

People Three top mantris on BJP panel for Prez polls
Author: 0 Three top mantris on BJP panel for Prez polls

President Pranab Mukherjee's term comes to an end on July 24. If the BJP gets the support of its NDA allies, it will require around 18,300 votes of the electoral college for the presidential elections . Opposition parties too have been holding deliberations with Congress party President Sonia Gandhi for quite some time over the issue. BJP sources said though the three veteran ministers will consult all political parties, the final decision will be that of Prime Minister Narendra ...

People Jeff Sessions to Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions to Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

In a letter Saturday, Sessions writes that his decision comes in light of last week's testimony by fired FBI Director James Comey . Sessions was scheduled to appear before the House and Senate appropriations subcommittees that day, but said in the letter that some members had publicly stated their intentions to question him about issues related to the Russian Federation investigation.

People Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to 1-1 tie at Mexico
Author: 0 Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to 1-1 tie at Mexico

Former South Carolina goalkeeper Brad Guzan earned a starting nod for the United States men's soccer team's World Cup qualifying match Sunday night in Mexico . Bradley's goal gave the Americans some confidence, but as the game progressed, Mexico dominated more and more of the play . His first touch took him through the first line of defense, and as he sprinted to catch up to the ball, he eyed Mexico's keeper Guillermo Ochoa too far off his line.

Author: 0 Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

George Osborne called Theresa May a "dead woman walking". The Conservatives won 318 House of Commons seats in the election, eight short of an outright majority. Late last Friday, she reappointed key Cabinet ministers: Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond , Home Secretary Amber Rudd , Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , Brexit Secretary David Davis and Defence Secretary Michael Fallon.

People Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns To Airport After Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit
Author: 0 Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns To Airport After Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit

Malaysian Airlines flight MH128 from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur returned to the Victorian capital shortly after take-off (11.11pm) yesterday after cabin crew alerted the captain to the disturbance. The passengers have disembarked the aircraft in the meantime and have been taken to hotels. The aircraft landed safely at Melbourne airport and was sent to a remote bay where the passenger was apprehended by airport security, the airline said.

People Shivraj Singh ends his indefinite fast
Author: 0 Shivraj Singh ends his indefinite fast

Patkar said, "We are being told that if we go to Mandsaur , peace may get disturbed". Chouhan and other leaders subsequently went off the dais. State Ministers and the kin of peasants killed in police firing earlier urged the Chief Minister to end his fast .

People UK Labour Party ready to form minority government: Spokesman
Author: 0 UK Labour Party ready to form minority government: Spokesman

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. "This government will guide the country through the crucial Brexit talks that begin in just 10 days and deliver on the will of the British people by taking the United Kingdom out of the EU". The 318 seats won by the Conservatives in the election on Thursday, plus the 10 DUP seats will give May the majority she needs in the House of Commons.

Author: 0 'Dead woman walking': UK's Theresa May clings to power

That means the DUP will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. One cabinet source said May had offered them a reassurance that things "will be changing", and a remark in her television interview that she would announce further personnel changes was read by insiders as a hint that she could be ready to sacrifice Hill and Timothy.

Author: 0 Philippines Celebrates Independence Day By Bombing ISIS

Duterte, who came to power a year ago, has previously promised to eject USA military trainers and advisers from the country. The Armed Forces of the Philippines have been struggling to liberate the southern city of Marawi for weeks.

People French president calls on Putin to protect gays in Chechnya
Author: 0 French president calls on Putin to protect gays in Chechnya

In addition, Macron also said that he and President Putin discussed issues related to sexual minorities in Chechnya and the LGBT community in Russian Federation. Le Pen tweeted ahead of Putin's meeting on Monday at the Palace of Versailles with French President Emmanuel Macron that she "rejoices that V.

People A mix of pride and anger at LGBT rights marches across US
Author: 0 A mix of pride and anger at LGBT rights marches across US

Nathalie Fortunel, a Los Angeles resident originally from North Carolina, carried a "Pride not Prejudice" sign, explaining to Breitbart News that she had sought to play on the title of the famous Jane Austen novel. Asked whether she thought it was a good idea that the Gay Pride march had become explicitly political, she said, "It's sad that is has to come to that".

People Nadal grabs record-breaking 10th French Open title
Author: 0 Nadal grabs record-breaking 10th French Open title

Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible. "This is the most important event of my career". But he once again showed enough class until he ran into Nadal. "This win is incredible", Nadal said . "I'm just very very proud of Rafa, the way he's playing again, it's just fun to watch".

People White House condemns Russia's crackdown on protesters
Author: 0 White House condemns Russia's crackdown on protesters

The Journal report doesn't necessarily mean there are no tapes of recorded White House conversations - just that the Secret Service doesn't have them. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday an announcement would come "when the president is ready to make it". Spicer called the detention of human rights defenders and journalists in the course of the stock insult of "basic democratic values" and said that the White house continues to monitor the situation.

People Panama switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China
Author: 0 Panama switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China

China and Panama signed a joint communique Tuesday on the establishment of diplomatic relations. While the sides had maintained an undeclared diplomatic truce for much of the past decade, relations have deteriorated under current Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, who has declined to endorse China's view that Taiwan and the mainland are part of a single Chinese nation.

People Ananya Vinay wins Scripps National Spelling Bee competition
Author: 0 Ananya Vinay wins Scripps National Spelling Bee competition

Those are just a few of the words spelled - correctly - at the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, the 90th instance of the erudite tournament. After three consecutive ties, the National Spelling Bee was determined to have a solo victor, so it added a new tiebreaker procedure for Thursday night's finals in Oxon Hill, Md .

People United States authorities arrest former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli in Florida
Author: 0 United States authorities arrest former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli in Florida

In September 2016, the Central American nation sent an extradition request to the USA for the return of Martinelli. He was taken to a federal detention center in Miami and is scheduled to appear in US District Court on Tuesday. It is unclear which charges were included in the provisional arrest warrant because it is still under seal. In Panama, lawyers on Martinelli's defense team said the extradition process would proceed normally.

People 'Strong and stable' Theresa May delays the Queen's Speech
Author: 0 'Strong and stable' Theresa May delays the Queen's Speech

The delay comes as the Conservatives negotiate with the Democratic Unionist Party to get support for their minority government. Mr Davis also suggested Mrs May could have to rethink her approach to Brexit after losing seats in the snap election.

Author: 0 Hamas: Cutting electricity to Gaza would be 'catastrophic'

Israel is set to sharply reduce the supply of electricity to Gaza , a move that top generals warn could spark another war in the blockaded territory. Hamas denied it was responsible for building it. "In order to resolve the crisis Hamas must respond to Mahmud Abbas's offer to end the political divisions", he added.

Author: 0 White House condemns arrests at Russian protests

Protesters were detained in dozens of cities, from far-eastern Vladivostok to western-most Kaliningrad, according to anti-corruption watchdog OVD-Info, though there were conflicting reports of exact numbers. Russia's state-run Sputnik news agency said officials rejected applications for protest venues because events celebrating Russia Day were already being held at the venues requested.

People Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case
Author: 0 Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

In this case, the government alleges that the person to whom state secrets had been entrusted is 25-year-old Reality Leigh Winner, who had a top-secret national security clearance. There's no reason to hold her". Victor served in the Air Force from December 2010 to 2016, leaving as a senior airman who was a cryptologic language analyst.

Author: 0 White House says Trump looks forward to scheduling UK trip

Those explosive allegations have raised questions about whether Trump tried to influence the FBI's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible ties between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday an announcement would come "when the president is ready to make it". Asked by reporters if he had tapes of their conversations to support his claim, Trump replied demurely, "I'll tell you about that maybe in the very near future".