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Men due to leave Gitmo under Obama seem stuck under Trump.

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — Abdellatif Nasser got what he thought was the best news possible in the summer of 2016: One of his lawyers called him at the Guantanamo Bay detention center and told him that the U.S. decided...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cuba tells U.S. suspension of visas is hurting families.

- Reuters - US

Cuba tells U.S. suspension of visas is hurting families.

Cuba told senior U.S. officials during talks on migration in Havana on Monday that the U.S. decision to suspend visa processing at its embassy on the island was "seriously hampering" family relations and other people exchanges. Relations between the former Cold War foes became strained after Donald Trump became the U.S. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

800 MRT passengers unloaded in Cubao due to ‘electrical failure’.

Some 800 passengers of a southbound train of the Metro Rail Transit were unloaded on Tuesday night due to "electrical failure in the motor."

- GMA News - PH

Cuba tells US suspension of visas is hurting families.

Cuba told senior US officials during talks on migration in Havana on Monday that the US decision to suspend visa processing at its embassy on the island was “seriously hampering” family relations and other people exchanges.

- BDNews24 - BD

Delta Air Lines dramatically reducing flights to Cuba from JFK.

Delta's Flight 448 from New York-JFK to Havana was launched Dec. 1, 2016. It was Delta's first regularly scheduled flight to depart from the U.S. to Cuba in 55 years

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Cuba tells U.S. suspension of visas is hurting families.

HAVANA - Cuba told senior U.S. officials during talks on migration in Havana on Monday that the U.S. decision to suspend visa processing at its embassy on the island was "seriously hampering" family relations and other people exchanges.

- Reuters - US

1km atas bumbung kereta, mangsa maraton syukur terselamat.

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 Dis — "Apabila saya sedar, saya berada di atas bumbung kereta. Saya cuba ketuk bumbung dan cermin tetapi pemandu tidak menghentikan kereta," kata salah seorang mangsa kemalangan ketika menyertai Maraton Antarabangsa Bandar Klang...

- The Malay Mail - MY

BoxingNews24: Has Rigondeaux tarnished his legacy?.

In what was deemed a technical chess match between two amateur greats, Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux’s first in a lifetime battle, was little more than a mismatch. Ukraine’s Vasyl Lomachenko didn’t, at any point, allow Cuba’s Guillermo Rigondeaux to fight his style, until the beginning of ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Venezuela, Cuba Lead Regional Leftists Against Trump Jerusalem Declaration.

The leftist governments of Latin America -- including Venezuela, Cuba, Ecuador, and Bolivia -- have all issued statements condemning American President Donald Trump for officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

- Breitbart - US

Why fuss over Cuban doctors when we can import a lot more?.

By the way, Mr 1986, as you export doctors and import mercenaries, why not export Muhoozi too? Like seriously, it will settle the nerves in this country. Who knows, your wish for age limit might be granted without you reminding us of how Israel, China and America have relied on aging politicians to weave economic magic wand

- Daily Monitor - UG

Cuba authorises sending text messages to US phones

NEW YORK, Dec 10 — Cuban telecommunications monopoly Etecsa Friday authorised Cubans to send text messages to the United States, lifting a restriction which has long frustrated the population. From December 8, 2017, you will be able to send...

- The Malay Mail - MY

'Alab ng Puso' free concert celebrates International Human Rights Day

Musicians, artists, and human rights advocates staged Alab ng Puso,' a free concert, at Times Square Food Park at the Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City, on Saturday, a day ahead of the celebration of the International Human Rights Day. The post 'Alab ng Puso' free concert celebrates International Human Rights Day ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Caricom chair calls for united position at WTO ministerial conference

ST JOHN'S, Antigua - Grenada's Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell said yesterday that he was hoping for greater collaboration between Cuba and the Caribbean Community as the leaders began a summit here, overshadowed by changes in the global environment.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Ukrainian Boxer Lomachenko Set To Defend WBO Title

Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko will face Cuba's Guillermo Rigondeaux to defend his World Boxing Organization junior-lightweight title.

- Radio Free Europe - US

RFE/RL: Ukrainian boxer Lomachenko set to defend WBO title

Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko will face Cuba’s Guillermo Rigondeaux to defend his World Boxing Organization junior-lightweight title. The post RFE/RL: Ukrainian boxer Lomachenko set to defend WBO title appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Mystery Attacks Caused Brain Damage in US Embassy Workers in Cuba

Brain scans reveal damage to the white matter in the brains of U.S. embassy workers who were in Cuba, though experts doubt the cause is a sonic weapon.

- Livescience.com - US

You can now search for love without swiping on OkCupid

Tired of the endless swiping game that is online dating? OkCupid is trying something a bit different. Starting today they're rolling out a feature that lets you search profiles based on keywords. It's currently available on desktops and for users of their iPhone app. SEE ALSO: Mark Cuban bets big on dating app Hater You ...

- Mashable! - US

Our Women's National Volleyball Team is in Group B at the World Championship in Japan in 2018,

Our women's national volleyball team is in Group B at the World Championship in Japan in 2018, along with the teams of China, Italy, Turkey, Canada and Cuba. The Bulgarian team will play all of their matches at this stage of the Sapporo Championship. The host Japan is a leader in Group A, where the draw gathered Japan, the ...

- Novinite - BG

Doctors searching for cause of Cuba U.S. Embassy workers' illnesses discover brain abnormalities

Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of suspected attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain hearing, vision, balance ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Brain Abnormalities in Patients Subject to Noise Attacks at the US Embassy in Cuba

Doctors treating US Embassy staff in Cuba who suffered from unclear noise attacks have discovered brain anomalies seeking an explanation for their hearing, vision, balance, and memory problems, the Associated Press reported. These are the most specific conclusions about physical injuries made so far in this case, the ...

- Novinite - BG

There is frightening new evidence to suggest the Cuban sonic attacks are real

Mysterious "sonic" attacks targeting American diplomats in Cuba are so unlike anything State Department and FBI officials have ever seen that the Cuban government's claim that the high-pitched whirring sounds reported by U.S. Embassy staff are just cicadas seems almost plausible. Doctors treating victims of the attacks, ...

- The Week - US

Doctors identify brain abnormalities in US Embassy patients in Cuba

Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain hearing, vision, balance and memory damage

- ABC News - US

Doctors find brain abnormalities in victims of Cuba mystery

Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain hearing, vision, balance and memory damage.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Doctors Find Brain Abnormalities In Victims Of Cuban U.S. Embassy Mystery

WASHINGTON — Doctors treating the U.S. embassy victims of suspected attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain hearing, vision, balance and memory damage, The Associated Press has learned.It's the most specific finding to date about physical damage, showing that whatever it ...

- TPM News - US

China’s Exports to Cuba Slump as Island’s Cash Crunch Deepens

Chinese exports to Cuba have plunged this year in the latest sign of a worsening in the Communist-run island's financial situation, which began in 2015 with the economic crisis in its top trading partner Venezuela. Chinese exports to Cuba slumped 29.8 percent to $1 billion from January through October compared with the ...

- Voice of America - US

Mark Cuban's One Rule for Investing in Bitcoin

It's pretty simple.

- TIME Magazine - US

Victims of mystery attacks in Cuba left with anomalies in brain tissue

Authorities still stumped by attacks, but doctors are figuring out damage, treatments.

- Ars Technica UK - US

US embassy workers in Cuba found to have brain abnormalities, report says

Brain abnormalities have been found in the U.S. diplomats who were victims of suspected attacks at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba, according to a new report.

- FOX News - US

Chirps, hums and phantom noises — how bizarre events in Cuba changed embassy workers' brains

U.S. embassy workers woke in the night to strange hums or chirping, and some experienced physical changes in the brain.

- Washington Post - US

Chirps, hums and phantom noises: How bizarre events in Cuba changed embassy workers' brains

U.S. Embassy workers woke in the night to strange hums or chirping, and some experienced symptoms including loss of hearing or sight, vertigo and nausea.

- Washington Post - US

Saudi at Guantanamo said to have admitted helping 9/11 plot

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — A retired FBI agent has testified that a Saudi held at the Guantanamo Bay detention center admitted to helping seven of the 19 hijackers in the Sept. 11 attacks buy plane tickets and transfer...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Doctors identify brain abnormalities in Cuba attack patients

Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain the hearing, vision, balance and memory damage, The Associated Press has learned.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Tillerson Suggests Cuba Could Have Stopped ‘Targeted Attacks’ on U.S. Diplomats

'You probably know' who attacked the 24 American diplomats in Cuba, the secretary of state said. 'You can stop it. It’s as simple as that.'

- New York Times - US

The victims of the mysterious 'attacks' at the US embassy in Cuba had noticeable changes in their brains

REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON — Doctors treating the US Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain the hearing, vision, balance and memory damage, The Associated Press has learned. It's the most specific finding to date about ...

- Business Insider - US

Patients from mysterious Cuba attack seem to have brain abnormalities, doctors say

It's the most specific finding to date about physical damage, showing that whatever it was that harmed the Americans, it led to perceptible changes in their brains.

- Global News - CA

Cuba health attack victims show brain abnormalities, doctors say

U.S. doctors treating Cuba attack victims have found changes in white matter, the brain's communication network, the Associated Press reports

- CBS NEWS - US

Doctors Discover Mysterious Attacks on U.S. Diplomats in Cuba Caused Brain Abnormalities

Investigators initially suspected sonic attacks, but are now skeptical

- TIME Magazine - US

Doctors identify brain abnormalities in victims of mysterious, invisible Cuba attacks

Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain the hearing, vision, balance and memory damage, The Associated Press has learned. It's the most specific finding to date about physical damage,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

AP sources: US doctors treating Cuba attack victims find changes in white matter, the brain's communication network

WASHINGTON — AP sources: US doctors treating Cuba attack victims find changes in white matter, the brain's communication network.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Doctors identify brain abnormalities in Cuba attack patients

WASHINGTON — Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain the hearing, vision, balance and memory damage, The Associated...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Doctors identify brain abnormalities in patients of Cuba embassy attacks

Two dozen U.S. government officials and spouses fell ill in Cuba last year, U.S. says

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Doctors identify brain abnormalities in Cuba attack patients

- Townhall.com - US

Doctors identify brain abnormalities in Cuba attack patients

Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain hearing, vision, balance and memory damage

- ABC News - US

Government denies plan to import Cuban doctors

It was on the heels on that arrangement, Dr Ekwaro Obuku; the president of the Uganda Medical Association, on Tuesday said it was imprudent to bring foreign doctors to work in Uganda

- Daily Monitor - UG

Gloria Estefan receives Kennedy Center Honors, says Trump not attending 'very sensible'

Gloria Estefan was one of five entertainers who were recognized Sunday evening at the Kennedy Center Honors. She is the first Cuban American to be awarded such an accolade. The … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Pemuda: Isu 'bangas', tiada 'brexit' di Sabah

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 Dis — Umno Sabah sama sekali tidak akan membiarkan mana-mana pihak cuba brexit' negeri di bawah bayu itu dengan slogan 'Sabah for Sabahan' yang akhirnya akan menghancurkan Sabah sendiri. Ketua Pemuda Umno Tenom...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Lawmakers want to get other agencies involved in the investigation into attacks on diplomats in Cuba

Thomson Reuters State Department officials should enlist help from US health agencies as they assess a series of mysterious attacks on American diplomats in Cuba, according to lawmakers frustrated with the pace of the investigation. “We need to use all available resources to discover the medical cause and impact of ...

- Business Insider - US

Doctors reject plans to import Cuba medics

The medics say the foreign doctors will not cause the desired transformation of the health sector.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Curating Guantanamo

Originally posted at TomDispatch. Few Americans ever took in the vastness of the prison outsourcing system the administration of George W. Bush set up from Afghanistan to Iraq, Thailand to Poland, the island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean to Guantnamo Bay in Cuba. In those years, I began referring to that global ...

- Antiwar.com - US

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