Author: 0 Businessman Donald Trump could benefit from President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy

A street sweeper cleans the sidewalk under a mural painting depicting U.S. President Donald Trump, in Havana, Cuba , Friday, June 16, 2017. The statement reiterates Cuba's commitment to "the necessary changes that we're making now as part of the updating of our socio-economic model", but says "they will continue being decided in a sovereign way by the Cuban people".

Global 'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit
Author: 0 'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit

She will seek to reassure her fellow leaders of her commitment to a fair Brexit deal for both sides by presenting an overview of the UK's intentions regarding the estimated 3.2 million European Union citizens now living in Britain . The conclusions of the first day of negotiations for Brexit have not been well received by British journalists, who accuse their politicians of capitulating before Brussels from the first day.

Author: 0 Mueller, Rosenstein May Have to Recuse Themselves in Trump Investigation, Prof Says

Rep. Jim Himes, a Democratic member of the House Intelligence committee, says "we are a ways yet from being able to conclude anything" when it comes to his committee's investigation into Russia's actions in the 2016 election. Should Rosenstein decide to recuse himself, Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand would take over for him as far as having authority over the special counsel , whether it continues to be Mueller or not.

Global US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged
Author: 0 US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

Jeff Neville , who is in stable condition at Hurley Medical Center in Flint . All passengers were safe, Flint authorities said. (Shannon Millard/The Flint via AP). David Gelios , the Detroit-based Federal Bureau of Investigation officer, told a news conference on Thursday that Amor Ftouhi , a dual citizen of Canada and Tunisia , attempted to buy a gun but failed, after he entered the United States legally on June 16, Xinhua news agency reported.

Global Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses
Author: 0 Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

That race was widely seen as a referendum on the Trump presidency and it was the most expensive House race in history. Republican Karen Handel beat Democrat Jon Ossoff by about 5 percentage points. Some Democrats , though, have wanted her out, particularly after the party was unable to win back control in 2016, a year when the party was seen as having a decent chance of doing so.

Author: 0 Opposition names Meira Kumar as Presidential candidate

Nitish's choice was hinged on the premise that Kovind is the first governor of Bihar to be chosen for the supreme seat and a Dalit . The opposition is yet to name its candidate for the poll, but former speaker Meira Kumar's meeting with Congress president Sonia Gandhi at her residence, a day before the meeting, fuelled speculation that she had emerged as the front runner.

Global Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit
Author: 0 Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit

But Mrs May set herself up for a series of potential clashes with EU leaders by suggesting she could set an early cut-off date for residency rights and rejecting Brussels' demand for the European Court of Justice to retain powers to enforce rights.

Global Daesh-linked militants hole up in school in Philippines
Author: 0 Daesh-linked militants hole up in school in Philippines

Padilla said it was possible the attack was meant to disrupt an ongoing military offensive against a separate group of IS-aligned militants who laid siege May 23 in Marawi in Lanao del Sur province, also in the country's south. "All Army detachments, BPAT were notified that is why the BIFF fighters were not successful in their harassment and withdrew immediately", Encinas said.

Global Indonesia intensifies security ahead of Eid al-Fitr festival
Author: 0 Indonesia intensifies security ahead of Eid al-Fitr festival

The month of Ramadan is a season of fasting and prayers which takes place across Muslim communities' world over. Eid-al-Fitr is celebrated on the same day every year as per the Islamic calendar . Etisalat's chief consumer officer, Khaled ElKhouly said: "In the festive spirit of Eid Al Fitr , we want to be part of our customers' celebration, ensuring they stay fully connected to their families and friends".

Global Chelsea to profit from any deal for Salah
Author: 0 Chelsea to profit from any deal for Salah

Liverpool's initial £28 million offer was rejected by the club from Serie A but Reds are now set to seal a deal worth around £35 million, making Salah their second signing of the summer. Following the farcical failure of an attempt to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton a couple of weeks ago, Liverpool fans could be forgiven for not getting too giddy over news that one of their club's top transfer targets has arrived to complete a move to Anfield .

Global Queensland's Johnathan Thurston out for the season
Author: 0 Queensland's Johnathan Thurston out for the season

Thurston battled bravely with the injury through Queensland's Origin II win, kicking the winning conversion in the Maroons' 18-16 win over New South Wales in Sydney , but will now be forced to miss the rest of the 2017 season. They are selections that will be debated between now and kick-off at Suncorp Stadium on July 2 but Walters has full faith that he has the players at his disposal ready to finish off the job that Thurston helped to rescue.

Author: 0 Magic draft FSU forward Jonathan Isaac

The Orlando Magic have chosen Florida State forward Jonathan Isaac with their first-round pick in the NBA Draft . Isaac becomes the 12th first-round selection in FSU's history. 19 overall in the 2016 NBA Draft . By beginning his National Basketball Association career in Orlando, Isaac is now one of the rare players who can say they've stayed in one state to play in high school, college and the National Basketball Association.

Global AFP fights with about 200 BIFF members in Cotabato
Author: 0 AFP fights with about 200 BIFF members in Cotabato

BIFF spokesperson Abu Mama Misri is shown in this undated photo carrying an assault rifle. "They have withdrawn, they are no longer there". Cedrick Gayona Train, Region 12 police director, visited the Pigcawayan National High School compound where the evacuees are sheltered pending the military clearing operations in barangays Malgakit and Simsiman.

Global Sekulow Hits Cable News Circuit Hard For Trump
Author: 0 Sekulow Hits Cable News Circuit Hard For Trump

The legal team, like the president, has come out ready to hit hard, even if not always quite accurately. "The president has not been and is not under investigation", said attorney Jay Sekulow on a number of morning talk shows. That lack of formal notification wouldn't be unusual in the early stages of an investigation. That may be an understandable approach in such a high-profile matter, though not always an advisable one.

Author: 0 AIADMK Amma Camp to Support NDA's Presidential Nominee Kovind

Earlier in the day, JDU leader KC Tyagi on the behalf of the party said, "We chose to extend support to NDA's presidential candidate #RamNathKovind as his tenure as Governor had been peaceful". Later, Shah thanked Panneerselvam for extending his factions support to Kovind. If elected, Kovind will be the second Dalit President of India after KR Narayanan.

Author: 0 North Korea Conducts Rocket Engine Test

US officials have warned that North Korea is on the path to successfully developing an ICMB capable of hitting the United States unless something changes. "US first deployed nuclear weapons in South Korea in 1957 and then more than 1,000 weapons were deployed". Many experts believe it's just a matter of time before North Korea perfects its ICBM technology.

Global China tried but failed to help on N. Korea
Author: 0 China tried but failed to help on N. Korea

The New York Times reported Wednesday that administration officials were considering imposing sanctions on Chinese businesses that have ties to North Korean an effort to help curb their nuclear program, and also that officials found the Trump tweet perplexing.

Author: 0 Wyoming welcomes home Otto Warmbier

Warmbier has been in a coma for over a year, according to his parents, and will be rushed to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center late Tuesday, a hospital spokeswoman said. Otto was found guilty and sentenced in March 2016 to 15 year's hard labor . They said they were told he has been in a coma since his trial, when he was last seen in public, and they had learned of this only one week ago.

Author: 0 GJM protest intensifies; Rajnath appeals for calm

Reacting to today's violence, Tourism Minister Gautam Deb said, "The government will not accept the GJM's hooliganism". Earlier she had said the Assistant Commander was dead. Over a hundred people gathered at Jantar Mantar on Sunday, demanding a separate statehood of Gorkhaland and condemning the recent unrest in Darjeeling .

Global INEC receives signatures of electorate seeking Melaye's recall
Author: 0 INEC receives signatures of electorate seeking Melaye's recall

The signatures contained in six bags were submitted at the Headquarters of Nigeria's electoral umpire in Abuja. The returning officer for the recall exercise, Adamu Yusuf, explained that out of 360,098 of the total registered voters of the seven local governments in the area, 188, 588 have signed.

Global Sikkim CM supports demand for Gorkhaland
Author: 0 Sikkim CM supports demand for Gorkhaland

Internet services also remained suspended for the fifth day today to stop the spread of rumours that incite violence. The Congress questioned the meeting's effectiveness in the absence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee . "We are in a process to find out some ways to help bring peace back to the region", he said. Speaking to mediapersons in Darjeeling , the GJM students' wing said thousands of students from the hills were unable to apply for online admissions to colleges.

Global Dozens killed or wounded in attack on Afghanistan police headquarters
Author: 0 Dozens killed or wounded in attack on Afghanistan police headquarters

Gen. Dawlat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghan Defense Ministry also confirmed the attack. At least five security forces and several civilians were killed, officials said. In the meantime, the lawmakers of the Lower House of the Parliament said they will once again hold talks with the protesters in a bid to resolve the issue.

Global Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk child care
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk child care

When Rubio saw Ivanka arrive for a meeting at Capitol Hill , he leaned in to hug the president's daughter. Ivanka Trump walks with Sen. The legislation would allow qualified employers a 25 percent tax credit to cover costs of offering their employees family or medical leave.

Author: 0 SA Budget: From banks to payroll tax, what SMEs should know

The federal and South Australian taxes will apply to the so-called "big four" banks - Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank Ltd and Westpac Banking Corp , plus top investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd.

Global International Yoga Day 2017
Author: 0 International Yoga Day 2017

In a brief speech, Prime Minister said "Yoga is more than just a healthy body - it leads one to complete wellness". He said that today, Yoga has become a part of many people's lives. The third International Day of Yoga concluded in Lucknow despite heavy rains; saw participation from thousands of Yoga practitioners including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi .

Author: 0 Trump to speak on Comey tapes this week

Critics were quick to note that Spicer's admission that he had not spoken to Trump about the topic recently demonstrated how removed White House communications office was from the president. "While you guys will always advocate for more transparency and access, I think we've done a very good job of not just providing opportunities here at the daily briefing, but also making ourselves available as a staff nearly 24 hours a day", Mr Spicer added.

Global Israeli court stands up for woman in airline gender seat swap case
Author: 0 Israeli court stands up for woman in airline gender seat swap case

An 83-year-old woman has won a lawsuit against Israel's national airline after being asked to move seats on a transatlantic flight because an ultra-Orthodox man did not want to sit next to her. "I feel good about the fact that (El Al) will now be required to tell ... haredim [ultra-Orthodox men] who want women to move, that they can't do it, that El Al flight attendants can't do it", Rabinowitz said on Israel Radio, as cited by Reuters.

Global London fire: Cladding in other buildings 'combustible'
Author: 0 London fire: Cladding in other buildings 'combustible'

So far tests have revealed that combustible cladding has been found on at least three tower blocks across the United Kingdom, the Government has said. "We can confirm that none of the cladding on local council high-rise blocks is made from the same material, or supplied by the same company, as the cladding on Grenfell Tower".

Global London man died after mosque attack with
Author: 0 London man died after mosque attack with "multiple injuries"

It is unclear whether his death was a result of the attack or a previous condition. Yassin Hersi, who was run down by the van, was the first to give aid to Mr Ali before the attack. His family met senior investigators on Thursday at New Scotland Yard. The Imam thanked Julie and said that the attacker did not represent Britain.

Global 2 soldiers killed by BAT, intruder gunned down: Army
Author: 0 2 soldiers killed by BAT, intruder gunned down: Army

The attack on the area patrol party, the third such by the BAT this year, took place around 2 p.m on Thursday. Jammu: The Pakistan troops on Thursday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir . In February 2000, seven months after the Kargil War, a Pakistani BAT killed seven Indian soldiers in Nowshera in Rajouri district. It is known for intruders to carry out attacks on patrolling soldiers along the LoC and mutilate their bodies.

Global Hezbollah uses NGO to conceal border posts
Author: 0 Hezbollah uses NGO to conceal border posts

People living in areas occupied by the militant group Hezbollah should leave their homes if another war erupted like it did in 2006, he said. Danon cited an incident that occurred in April in which a U.N. The blog has not been updated since 2015, and a message sent to a contact was not immediately returned. Eshel's superior, the Israeli military's chief of staff, Lieutenant General Gadi Eisenkot, also addressed a plan to get as many Lebanese civilians as possible out of harm's way, saying ...

Global Drone strikes violate Pakistan's sovereignty: FO
Author: 0 Drone strikes violate Pakistan's sovereignty: FO

Pakistan on Thursday condemned the US drone strikes on its territory, calling it "unacceptable". "Our position is that drone strikes are counter-productive and violate the sovereignty of Pakistan", Zakaria said, during the weekly news briefing.

Global Registered sex offender moves in next door to victim - legally
Author: 0 Registered sex offender moves in next door to victim - legally

Dyer made a decision to let her voice be heard over Facebook, posting his sex offender registry with the words, "Meet my abuser and my new neighbor". Registered sex offenders in Oklahoma are forbidden from living near schools, playgrounds and other areas where children congregate, but the law says nothing about victims , per LawNewz .

Author: 0 Comey deflects big question, committee reaction divided

Mark Meadows of North Carolina, who chairs the conservative House Freedom Caucus, said Friday of Trump. Asked if he would repeat his claims about Comey under oath, Trump said: "100%". Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee painted a damning portrait of Trump's character, and the president waited until Friday morning to break his silence - first in a 6:10 a.m.

Global Bronx Muslim Man Arrested Enroute To Syria To Join ISIS
Author: 0 Bronx Muslim Man Arrested Enroute To Syria To Join ISIS

He was expected to be arraigned on Thursday in Manhattan federal court. The charge of attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. Raishani also showed the CS and undercover officer "an ISIS video that appeared to depict ISIS members in Yemen killing civilians who did not support ISIS".

Global 43 new designations in Qatar-linked terror list
Author: 0 43 new designations in Qatar-linked terror list

At a joint news conference with his Romanian counterpart, Trump described his recent visit to Riyadh, where "nations came together and spoke to me about confronting Qatar over its behavior". He was referring to the enormous Al-Udeid airbase, the United States biggest in the Middle East which is home to some 10,000 U.S. troops. Turkish exporters have also pledged to provide food and water to Qatar if needed.

Global North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'
Author: 0 North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

It would also ban any form of tourist travel by Americans. Ria Westergaard Pedersen, 33, who was with Warmbier in North Korea, told the Danish broadcaster TV2 this week that he had been nervous when taking pictures of soldiers, and said she doubted North Korea's explanation for his arrest.

Global Donald Trump commits golf etiquette atrocity by driving on a green
Author: 0 Donald Trump commits golf etiquette atrocity by driving on a green

Grass on the green is meticulously maintained, and driving a 500-600 pound cart over it ain't exactly conducive to an even putting surface. The golf world is not overly impressed with Trump's disregard for his greens. "I'm not going to have time to play golf". Only bested by the news that "Trump has no tapes", President Trump's golf cart shenanigans are certainly bringing viewers to the video of Mr.

Global AFP holds control of Pigcawayan, North Cotabato
Author: 0 AFP holds control of Pigcawayan, North Cotabato

He said it just so happened that the civilians ran to the school when they heard gunshots. Weakened by battle setbacks, some commanders have aligned themselves with the Islamic State group in the hope of securing funding from the Middle East-based group, according to the military.

Global Nabra Hassanen Memorial on Fire
Author: 0 Nabra Hassanen Memorial on Fire

The memorial was being held for the 16-year-old teen who was killed in an apparent hate crime while coming home during Ramadan. Today, Loudoun Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman said if that occurs he expects Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office, led by Raymond F.

Global Sarcastic Putin offers fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey political asylum
Author: 0 Sarcastic Putin offers fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey political asylum

When asked if he had talked to Trump in the previous year or so, Stone said no but did say that he "directed him" in a scene that was cut out of his 2010 film Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps . He called the allegations a reflection of "exacerbating political infighting ". Putin addressed other topics related to the USA during the Q&A, which largely touched on local issues and fishing stories (Putin's biggest fish was 44 pounds).

Author: 0 Rubio a maybe, Nelson a no on Republican health care bill

Arguing that the legislation represents a " meaner " version of the House GOP's American Health Care Act , which narrowly passed the lower chamber last month, Warren said the Senate health care plan suggests Republicans do not care about American families.

Global Illegal arrested in killing of Muslim girl in Virginia
Author: 0 Illegal arrested in killing of Muslim girl in Virginia

Even as Ms. Hassanen's killing brought her community together in grief - with thousands packing her funeral at the mosque - and prompted vigils from NY to Los Angeles, it left many Muslims sad, angry and afraid at the holiest and most joyous time of year.

Author: 0 Philippines says Islamist militants withdraw from school, no casualties

The Philippine military said Islamist militants who had holed up in a primary school in the south early on Wednesday had retreated after a gunbattle with troops but were holding some civilians hostage. "When I say crush them, you have to destroy everything including lives". "They have tried to attack a couple of times and all have been thwarted". Philippine troops, backed by airstrikes and artillery, have been fighting street battles to wrest back control of the city's business district.

Global United States warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky
Author: 0 United States warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

Air Force on Sunday, reports said. On June 6, the coalition "destroyed" pro-Syrian regime forces who had advanced beyond a de-confliction zone near At Tanf. The US has about 1,000 military personnel in northern Syria, where it has been supplying and supporting partnered forces in their fight in the ISIS-stronghold of Raqqa .

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