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USA imposes travel ban to Cuba

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He said cruise lines had been trying to determine "if there's any opening there to at least complete trips that have been booked and passengers that have made travel plans". Old American cars drive past a cruise ship docked in Havana, on August 10, 2018. About 142,000 Americans visited Cuba through a cruise ship. "These actions will help to keep USA dollars out of the hands of Cuban military, intelligence, and security services", the statement continued. Read More »

Japan's working women push back against high heels

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Ministry officials were not immediately available for comment on the petition. The case underlines what some experts say is a deep-seated problem with misogyny in Japan. Signed by nearly 20,000 women, the #KuToo campaign , which has attracted headlines around the world, started with a single tweet by Yumi Ishikawa. Read More »

Kremlin dismisses Trump tweet on alleged Russian drawdown in Venezuela

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Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Russian Federation had not been in touch with Trump on the subject. Trump tweeted on Monday that Russian Federation had told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela , where Moscow has maintained close military and economic ties with socialist President Nicolas Maduro. Read More »

Trump attacks CNN moments after arriving in London for state visit

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The president misspelled Khan's name, called him a "stone cold loser" and compared him to NY mayor Bill de Blasio. "The only problem is that @ CNN is the primary source of news available from the U.S". On Sunday, Trump lashed out at CNN as he denied the " nasty " comment, despite a recording of his words in an interview with the Sun tabloid . Unfortunately for Trump, Fox News was taken off the air in Ireland in 2017 too, so before he takes to Twitter once he arrives for his state ... Read More »

Corbyn addresses anti-Trump protesters in London

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Reuters reported that while thousands are gathered to protest Trump, the numbers were "well down on the tens of thousands who gathered to oppose his visit past year". At Trafalgar Square, many paused to photograph a robotic likeness of Trump sitting on a golden toilet, cell phone in hand. The robot caught the attention of passers-by with its recitation of catchphrases including "No collusion" and "You are fake news". Read More »

4 dead in mass shooting in Australia

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Witnesses told ABC they saw a man with a "sawn-off shotgun" enter a Darwin hotel. The suspect was described by local media as a 45-year-old Caucasian man who was seen wearing reflective clothing and was driving a white Toyota Hilux UTE. Read More »

'We leave, deal or no deal' - Boris launches leadership bid

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Outlines of a giant human penis and a large polar bear were the iconographic symbols that accompanied the words, 'Oi, Trump - Climate Change Is Real, ' in a message that was mowed into large fields near the Stansted airport in the United Kingdom with the hopes that the USA president would see it during his landing on Monday morning . Read More »

Maleah Davis Found Dead a Month After She Was Last Seen

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The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is working to determine a cause of death. Authorities found the remains of a child Friday in a black garbage bag in Hempstead County, Arkansas, about 20 miles northeast of Texarkana. At the beginning of May, Vence told police he was driving with the young girl and his toddler son in the vehicle when he heard a loud noise and pulled over. Read More »

Sephora closing all locations Wednesday for diversity training

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U have a blessed day Sandy", referring to an employee. "This store closure is part of a long journey in our aspiration to create a more inclusive beauty community and workplace, which has included forming employee resource groups, building Social Impact and philanthropic programs, and hosting inclusive mindset training for all supervisors", Sephora said to The Daily Caller News Foundation over email Monday. Read More »

BJP attacks Arvind Kejriwal over new transport proposal

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Several Delh cabinet ministers, including Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, AAP MP Sanjay Singh, BJP MLA Om Prakash Sharma and Aam Aadmi Party leaders attended the iftar party. If the government's directions are accepted by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission, it would mean a possible reduction in their power bills once the annual tariff revision is announced, he said. Read More »

Indian Air Force plane missing with 13 on board

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An Indian Air Force aircraft with 13 people on board went missing on Monday. The air force said a C-130 jet, another AN-32 aircraft and an Mi-17 fighter jet have been dispatched for search operations. The Air Force has launched a search operation to track down the plane. "I pray for the safety of all passengers on board", Mr. Singh said in a tweet. Read More »

Deaths of 'First Nations' Women Constitute 'Canadian Genocide' - Leaked Report

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The report, launched in 2017, calls for a change in the Criminal Code so that homicides that include violence between "intimate partners" to be treated as first-degree murder. "They were of the view that the officer not only didn't believe them but he, and it was nearly always a male, was disrespectful towards them", Sinclair said in a recent interview. Read More »

Trump Reiterates Plan to Impose Tariffs on Mexico

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A major Mexican delegation led by Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard will discuss the dispute with USA officials in Washington on June 5. The administration sought Sunday to build support for President Trump's threat to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican imports, despite objections from the USA business community and members of his own party. Read More »

China data suggests trade war hit; tech group reverses stand

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Beijing issued an official warning on Monday telling students planning to head to the U.S. they should think twice and exercise caution before applying for a visa to the US. The Chinese government warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study overseas at an American university, advising them to prepare for additional challenges in applying for a United States student visa. Read More »

YouTuber faces jail for prank on homeless man

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On Friday, the Barcelona court also ordered his YouTube and other social media channels to be inactive for five years as a punishment for his frightful prank. After receiving major backlash for the joke, Ren reportedly posted another video that showed him giving approximately $22 to Gheorge L . Then, he visited a third time to offer Gheorge L .'s daughter money to prevent her from filing a lawsuit, according to officials, Fox News reported . Read More »

Assange will not be extradited to Sweden in suspected rape case

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The ruling by the Uppsala District Court doesn't mean the preliminary rape investigation must be abandoned, only that Assange won't be extradited to Sweden for now. His English lawyers have been informed, said Samuelsson, who is unable to call his client in the UK. She said the court had ruled it is "not proportionate " to grant the detention request because the investigation can continue without that step - "by the use of, for example, a European investigation order". Read More »

Donald Trump denies calling Meghan 'nasty' despite audio recording

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Meghan Markle will miss next week's functions during the US President's state visit to the United Kingdom , as she is on maternity leave with her three-week-old son Archie. Newton-Dunn continued: "She said she'd move to Canada if you got elected". As a result, he's been very vocal about slamming her at every turn. Trump's camp, the Official Trump War Room, tweeted out the audio recording from the interview in question-with the intention of refuting the nasty comment claim on Saturday. Read More »

Feature: US resort city grieves after devastating mass shooting

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Officers arrived nearly instantly after the first call reporting an active shooter in a public works building came in shortly after 4 p.m., Cervera said. "It wasn't one shot, it was three shots, three shots", Mike said. Herbert "Bert" Snelling was a contractor for the city of Virginia Beach. Within about an hour of the initial attack, Cervera said, all the wounded had been transported out for emergency care. Read More »

York lecturer among eight climbers missing in Himalayas

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The operation to find the other three mountaineers will resume tomorrow and local officials are consulting the Indian army on how to retrieve the bodies. "We remain extremely concerned for his safety and our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues at this hard time", a spokesman for the British university said. Read More »

Kushner doubts Palestinians will be able to govern themselves

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That's the takeaway in the above clip, an excerpt from Axios' extensive interview with Kushner for HBO . Then Swan asked "Would you call the Federal Bureau of Investigation if it happened again?" "I'm not here to be trusted", Kushner responded when asked by Axios about Palestinian attitudes surrounding the ongoing rift with Washington, and justified the USA punitive actions, saying they were in response to decisions taken by the Palestinian leadership. Read More »

Julian Assange Fails To Appear In London Court Citing Serious Health Problems

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Assange had been expected to appear from prison via video link at a brief extradition hearing Thursday at Westminster Magistrates' Court. Assange showed symptoms of a person exposed to psychological torture, he said and added that the psychiatrist accompanying Melzer to meet him in the prison told him that said Assange's state of health was critical. Read More »

When Does Ramadan 2019 End? Eid Al-Fitr Date, Moon Sighting

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The government has declared Wednesday, June 5 a national public holiday in recognition of 'Eid Al Fitr as celebrated by Muslims in the country and other parts of the world. The Ministry of Municipality and Environment represented by the Public Parks Department developed many new parks and renovated the existing one to accommodate the growing population of the country. Read More »

USA would talk with Iran 'with no preconditions'

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In its latest quarterly report on Friday, the IAEA said Iran has stayed within key limitations spelled out in the agreement although its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing. "He is imposing pressure", Zarif said. Some analysts believe Iran is acting to restore leverage it has lost since Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal and the USA reimposed sanctions that have hobbled Iran's economy. Read More »

Donald Trump denies calling Duchess Meghan Markle 'nasty'

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Donald Trump was recently interviewed and asked for a response regarding Meghan Markle's comments during the 2016 U.S. election that she would move to Canada if he was elected as President of the United States. An official Trump campaign Twitter account had rather bizarrely called attention to the "nasty" comment on Saturday by linking to a video of the interview and suggesting the president had not used the word; it urged people to "Listen for yourself!" "No, I didn't know that she was ... Read More »

Kim Yong-chol: 'Purged' N Korean diplomat appears with Kim

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A senior North Korean official who had been reported as purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media on Monday enjoying a concert alongside leader Kim Jong Un . Others members of the country's special envoy to the United States reportedly weren't as fortunate as Chol. Kim Yong-chol, a former spy chief, played an important role in setting up meetings between his leader and Trump over the past year. Read More »

Two killed as Sudan military tries to disperse sit

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On Thursday, representatives of the Military Council Governor in Sudan said that the army meant to take action against the camp of protesters in the centre of Khartoum. Shams al-Deen al-Kabashi, a spokesman for the council, said in televised remarks that the military was targeting an area near the sit-in site that was considered problematic by the authorities because of alleged criminal activity. Read More »

Indian pilots spot 5 bodies in search for missing climbers

He was in radio contact with the group of eight that pushed higher but when Thomas did not hear from the group by last Sunday he went up to look for them. The statement continued: "There was clear evidence that a sizeable avalanche had occurred on the mountain and it seemed to be on or very near the route that would be taken by the climbing group". Read More »

Lightwater Valley: Boy who fell from ride fighting for life

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The theme park tweeted it was "devastated" by the news of the boy's condition. The Health and Safety Executive has been informed, North Yorkshire Police said. According to the theme park's website, Lightwater Valley started life as a pig farm located approximately five miles from Ripon. It comes 18 years after Durham University student Gemma Savage, 20, died when two carriages collided on the same Twister ride. Read More »

Reports that Trump has decided against tariffs on Australia

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Mulvaney insisted that Trump is "absolutely, deadly serious" about tariffs and downplayed fears of their effect, saying he doubts business will pass on the costs to shoppers. Mulvaney, who also spoke Sunday on NBC's Meet the Press, said Mexico could take various steps to decrease the record numbers of migrants at the border. Read More »

Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal

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It said whatever remaining amounts of aid not distributed inside Colombia or directly controlled by USAID would continue to be stored on behalf of Guaidó, who Colombia, the US and 50 other nations recognize as Venezuela's rightful leader. Read More »

Trump 'deadly serious' about Mexico tariff threat, White House aide says

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In Trump's latest remarks he outlined how Mexico has not been treating the United States fairly, describing a turbulent relationship between the two countries. Mexican officials are due to meet later this week with secretary of state Mike Pompeo in a bid to come to a resolution. Several top GOP lawmakers have expressed concerns that Trump's tariff threat could upend that deal. Read More »