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Marco Rubio previews coming Donald Trump change in Cuba policy

But even as he curbs Obama's d├ętente with Cuba, Trump will stop short of closing embassies or breaking off diplomatic relations restored in 2015 after more than five decades of hostility, US officials said. Among the new restrictions likely to impact Americans, Trump will prohibit individual educational trips to Cuba. But the Trump administration acknowledged that some of Obama's initiatives h... [Full Article...]

Officials Confirm Some Russian Hacking Allegations As New Ones Come In

The hearing on Wednesday will draw from a panel of experts in global security and Europe. "By the way, if Russian Federation was working so hard on the 2016 Election , it all took place during the Obama Admin", Trump tweeted Thursday. "I believe the Russians will absolutely try to continue to conduct influence operations in the US", which will include cyberattacks, Priestap said. [Full Article...]

Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame The group is calling for Rodman to be removed from the Hall to "send a message that all facets of American society, from sports to politics, will stand firm for our shared values and reject the shameless coddling of murderous dictatorial regimes". [Full Article...]

Lieberman: No Return to Israel for Palestinian Refugees

Netanyahu told Jared Kushner that 'this is a flawless opportunity to pursue our common goals (between Tel Aviv and Washington) for security, prosperity and peace, ' the Israeli PM told the USA visitor before the meeting. Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama all tried and failed to achieve a peace deal. The Palestinians want to know how unbiased Kushner and Greenbl... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Signals Willingness to Work with Tech CEOs on Immigration

During his meetings with the aforementioned tech leaders, the president reportedly called upon them to ask for the industry's help in improving federal technology usage. To that, the source said, Cook replied that the immigration approach by the administration also "needs more heart." Cook cited the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which is under review by the Trump administratio... [Full Article...]

Five GOP senators now oppose health bill-enough to sink it

The legislation would phase out federal funding for Medicaid expansion - now covering about 11 million people in 31 states - beginning in 2020, and shift more of those costs back to states. Mr Obama wrote that "health care or any other issue, must be something more than simply undoing something that Democrats did". He told Fox News, "I think that they'll probably get there, but those ... [Full Article...]

Michael Gove calls for cross-party talks on leaving EU

Michael Gove calls for cross-party talks on leaving EU Ms Greening, who stays at Education despite differences with Mrs May over the Prime Minister's flagship programme for more grammar schools in England, told reporters she was "very happy" to be carrying on as she left No 10. "We want a country that works for everyone", she said in Downing Street. I am delighted to be part of the government, I am delighted to be able to support Theresa to ensure tha... [Full Article...]

Doctors: Officer stabbed in neck at airport recovering well

Doctors: Officer stabbed in neck at airport recovering well More charges against Ftouhi could be filed as prosecutors take the case to a grand jury seeking an indictment, Gelios said. The man arrested for stabbing a police officer at a Michigan Airport had previously tried to buy a gun, officials claim. [Full Article...]

Camden Council evacuate 160 homes from tower block

Camden Council evacuate 160 homes from tower block Authorities say people displaced from their apartments probably will not be able to return for several weeks, while the buildings' exterior coatings are removed and replaced. But some residents of the Camden buildings, collectively known as Chalcot Estate, expressed frustration with the lack of information they received about the evacuations. [Full Article...]

DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House

I think it's time for a new generation of leadership. "I thrive on competition", she said. Ironically, a Democrat came closer to an upset in Tuesday's other special election - one the national party hardly contested - in a rural SC district that Trump won by 19 points. [Full Article...]

Cop beaten to death in Kashmir after firing on group of people

Cop beaten to death in Kashmir after firing on group of people The lynching occurred outside Jamia Masjid, the main mosque in Srinagar , late Thursday during the celebrations of Laylat al Qadr, or "Night of Power", which commemorates the night the Qur'an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. 'We can not allow state brutality to snatch our humanity & values'. Anti-India sentiment runs deep among the region's mostly Muslim population and most people support ... [Full Article...]

LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son

LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son Marshals Service coordinated the arrest. The father of a boy who went missing in South Pasadena in April has now been arrested for the child's murder, authorities announced Friday. The Sheriff's Department has been mostly silent on the case since serving a search warrant at the home of Andressian Sr.'s mother almost a month ago. [Full Article...]

Britain, EU begin formal Brexit talks

Britain, EU begin formal Brexit talks A terms-of-reference document agreed by Mr Barnier and Mr Davis said further talks would be held in the weeks starting on July 17, Aug 28, Sept 18 and Oct 9. The EU proposals stipulate that the European Commission should have "full powers" to monitor and the ECJ "full jurisdiction" for as long as citizens' rights remain protected under the withdrawal agreement. [Full Article...]

Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020

Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020 Republican Karen Handel will be the next member of Congress for the 6th district, not newcomer-turned-Democratic hero Jon Ossoff . Trump was quick to celebrate the Georgia win and accused Democrats of standing in the way of a legislative agenda bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's presidential election. [Full Article...]

Iran Says Its Missile Strike in Syria Sends Message to the US

Iran Says Its Missile Strike in Syria Sends Message to the US Iranian forces and militants affiliated with Hezbollah, which is backed by Tehran , have launched several strikes on US -backed forces in Syria in recent weeks, amplifying a growing proxy war between the United States and Iran that threatens to ignite the larger region. [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Urinating man at train stop had weapons

Sheriff: Urinating man at train stop had weapons Deputies say they found a loaded AR-15 rifle, two loaded 30-round magazines, a loaded.40-caliber handgun with an extended magazine, a machete-type knife, a rope, homemade silencers and several rounds of live ammunition. Two deputies approached Goodine after they claimed to have found him urinating in a public area. "We don't know what could have happened if he wasn't taken into custody". [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Has a Chance to Limit Partisan Gerrymandering

The court - after orders were released - issued a separate order granting Wisconsin's request to freeze the current maps until the Supreme Court hears the case next term. "As I have said before, our redistricting process was entirely lawful and constitutional, and the district court should be reversed". The Supreme Court will hear the case next term. [Full Article...]

Thousands of mourners bid farewell to Warmbier

North Korea released him last week for what it described as humanitarian reasons and he died Monday in a USA hospital. U.S. President Donald Trump blamed "the brutality of the North Korean regime" for Warmbier's death . The Hamilton County Coroner's Office was still conferring on Tuesday with doctors at a Cincinnati hospital who were treating Otto Warmbier , 22, before reaching any con... [Full Article...]

Tourist bus hits top of Paris tunnel, 4 injured, 1 serious

Tourist bus hits top of Paris tunnel, 4 injured, 1 serious At least four people were injured Friday when a double-decker tour bus got jammed inside a tunnel in Paris , according to the Associated Press . The driver of the Big Bus operator was driving on a new route and didn't know the bridge height lower than the height of the bus. [Full Article...]

Portugal Fire Survivors Recount Confusion Amid a Search for Escape

Portugal Fire Survivors Recount Confusion Amid a Search for Escape President Marcelo Rebelo went to the Leiria region to meet victims' families, saying he was " sharing their pain in the name of all the Portuguese people". That left firefighters - backed by fire engines and bulldozers - to do the heavy work on the ground in temperatures that approached 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit). [Full Article...]


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