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Young Cubans get around, and their kicks in pedal-powered Model T.

In a country where few can afford a car, some Cuban high school students have built a replica of a Model T Ford propelled with pedals instead of a gasoline engine. They've painstakingly acquired and installed thousands of nuts, bolts and used car parts to complete the creation. Transportation can be daunting for many ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Young Cubans make pedal-powered Model T for transport, fun.

HAVANA " In a country where few can afford a car, some Cuban high school students have built a replica of a Model T Ford propelled with pedals instead of a gasoline engine. They've painstakingly acquired and installed thousands...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Young Cubans make pedal-powered Model T for transport, fun.

HAVANA — In a country where few can afford a car, some Cuban high school students have built a replica of a Model T Ford propelled with...

- Townhall.com - US

Mark Cuban says Donald Trump's jobs plan will backfire because he doesn't understand technology.

Trump wants to bring factories back to the US, but automation and AI are changing the meaning of work.

- ZDNet - UK

Cuban: Trump can't stop rise of the robots and their effect on U.S. jobs.

Add Mark Cuban to the list of tech visionaries exhorting the need to address the advance of robotics and artificial intelligence.        

- USA TODAY - US

Mississippi ports eye Cuba, sign agreements in Havana.

HAVANA - The Mississippi ports of Pascagoula and Gulfport signed agreements in Cuba on Monday with an eye to future business and with a Republican U.S. senator from the state looking on, despite concerns President Donald Trump might backtrack on improved relations.

- Reuters - US

'Shark Tank': The 6 Greatest Lessons After A Year With Billionaire Mark Cuban.

In honor of 'Shark Tank' hitting the $100 million in deals made on the show, one of Mark Cuban’s business partners -- Shaan Patel -- is sharing the six greatest lessons he’s learned after a year of working with the self-made billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner.

- Forbes.com - US

Mark Cuban: Robots Will 'Cause Unemployment, We Need to Prepare for It'.

Increased automation will cause people to lose their jobs, "and we need to prepare for it," according to businessman Mark Cuban.

- Newsmax - US

Now that Cuba is open, Americans aren't going.

America, did you miss the travel industry's memo declaring Cuba the hottest new destination? Apparently. Service to the long-time U.S. foe began in September, but after just five months the largest carrier to the island, American Airlines Group Inc., cut daily flights by 25 percent and switched...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Frozen chicken, chocolate bars. It might surprise you what Florida ports send to Cuba.

Humanitarian shipments, frozen chicken parts, chocolate bars, empty beer kegs from the U.S. Naval Station at Guantánamo Bay, medicine, even a traveling Bible exhibit. These items and more have flowed … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Sherritt to ramp up 2017 capex as it resumes oil & gas drilling, Ambatovy charges.

Diversified miner Sherritt International says it expects to increase capital expenditure on new mining development and fleet upgrades this year. The Toronto-headquartered company said the majority of its $129-million capex budget for this year will be focused on completing the first Block 10 well and drilling off a ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

The New York Post: Mark Cuban sends Trump a message, wears No. 46 at NBA All-Star weekend

Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and a thorn in the side of Donald Trump, is needling the president with numbers.

- Marketwatch - US

Hundreds of Cubans deported after US immigration status end: Cuba

More than 680 Cubans have been deported back to Cuba since the United States ended its decades-old policy giving them preferred immigrant status in January, state media reported Saturday. According to official Cuban reports, 683 people have been sent back to the Caribbean island from the United States, or from Mexico, the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

No Sanctuary for Immigrants Living Illegally in Miami-Dade

County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor's order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of shame on you from those hoping to make their community a sanctuary city.Though it's the only U.S....

- Newsmax - US

Bloomberg Video: Mark Cuban sees greater demand for Liberal Arts majors

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, discusses his views on the Trump administration and the future of jobs. He speaks with Bloomberg's Cory Johnson at the NBA All-Star Technology Summit in New Orleans. — Bloomberg

- The Malay Mail - MY

Mark Cuban sees greater demand for Liberal Arts majors in US job market

NEW YORK, Feb 19 — Billionaire investor Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, discusses his views on the Trump administration and the future of jobs. He speaks with Bloomberg's Cory Johnson at the NBA All-Star Technology Summit in New...

- The Malay Mail - MY

How the World's First Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier Changed History

Michael Peck Security, Americas Russia and China wish they had one. It's time to say goodbye to the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. The USS Enterprise, hull number CVN-65, was officially decommissioned earlier this month, which means it is no longer officially on the Navy's register . The Enterprise, or Big ...

- The National Interest - US

Cuba a Hot Spot for US Travelers? Not So Much

It seems Cuba isn't the hot-spot destination US airlines thought it was going to be when they started offering flights to the communist nation for the first time in half a century last year. It started in November when American Airlines announced it was reducing its service to Cuba, the...

- Newser - US

Cuba says United States has deported 117 Cuban migrants since policy shift

HAVANA - Cuba said on Friday the United States had deported 117 migrants back to the island nation since ending its policy granting automatic residency to almost every Cuban who reached US soil as part of the normalization of relations.

- Stabroek News - GY

Keeping It: How Mark Cuban Hangs Onto His Money

The outspoken owner of the Dallas Mavericks followed an out-there path toward wealth — and then took moves to protect it.

- New York Times - US

Scientists seek to redeem Gitmo prison's dark history with research center and peace park

How do you redeem a place like Gitmo, the notorious U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba?

- PhysOrg - NL

Ex-Guantanamo detainee yearns to return to his cell

A man who was a Guantanamo prisoner for eight years wants to return to his cell at the U.S. detention facility in Cuba, it was reported Saturday.

- FOX News - US

Miami-Dade officials approve decision against 'sanctuary city' designation

County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor's order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of "shame on you" from those hoping to make their community a sanctuary city.

- FOX News - US

Mark Cuban trolls Trump by wearing '46' jersey at NBA celebrity game

Billionaire Mark Cuban, who owns the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, apparently trolled President Donald Trump at Friday's NBA Celebrity game by wearing jersey number 46. Mark…

- TheBlaze.com - US

680 Cubans returned home since end of 'wet foot, dry foot'

About 680 Cubans have been returned to the island from various countries since then-President Barack Obama ended a longstanding immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who made it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident, state television reported Friday.

- FOX News - US

Mark Cuban wears no. 46 NBA jersey in nod to Trump feud

"It was just to f--- with everybody," the Dallas Mavericks owner told ESPN.

- ABC News - US

No sanctuary for immigrants living illegally in Miami-Dade

County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor's order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of "shame on you" from those hoping to make their community a sanctuary city.

- WRAL.com - US

Florida commerce with Cuba totals $65 million even as governor tries to limit trade expansion

Humanitarian shipments, frozen chicken parts, chocolate bars, empty beer kegs from the U.S. Naval Station at Guantánamo Bay, medicine, even a traveling Bible exhibit. These items and more have flowed … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Cuba says United States has deported 117 Cuban migrants since policy shift

HAVANA - Cuba said on Friday the United States had deported 117 migrants back to the island nation since ending its policy granting automatic residency to almost every Cuban who reached U.S. soil as part of the normalization of relations.

- Reuters - US

The Saturday Profile: After Eight Years in Guantánamo, He Yearns to Return

The Tunisian police have made life so intolerable for Hedi Hammami that he has asked the Red Cross to send him back to his cell in Cuba.

- International NY Times - US

First Cubans deported after end to 'wet foot, dry foot'

Officials say two women have become the first Cubans to be deported from the United States since the immigration policy known as "wet foot, dry foot" ended last month. El … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

No sanctuary for immigrants living illegally in Miami-Dade

County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor's order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of "shame on you" from those hoping to make … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

680 Cubans returned home since end of 'wet foot, dry foot'

HAVANA " About 680 Cubans have been returned to the island from various countries since then-President Barack Obama ended a longstanding immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who made it to U.S. soil to stay and become a...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

No sanctuary for immigrants living illegally in Miami-Dade

MIAMI " County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor's order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of "shame on you" from those hoping to make their...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

No sanctuary for immigrants living illegally in Miami-Dade

MIAMI — County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor's order to cooperate with federal...

- Townhall.com - US

Cuba says United States has deported 117 Cuban migrants since policy shift

HAVANA - Cuba said on Friday the United States had deported 117 migrants back to the island nation since ending its policy granting...

- Townhall.com - US

First Cubans deported after end to 'wet foot, dry foot'

MIAMI — Officials say two women have become the first Cubans to be deported from the United States since the immigration policy known as "wet foot, dry foot" ended last month.

- Billings Gazette - US

Sherritt to ramp up 2017 capex as it resumes oil & gas drilling, Ambatovy charges

Diversified miner Sherritt International says it expects higher capital expenditures this year on new mining development and fleet upgrades, the company said Thursday. The Toronto-headquartered company said that most of its $129-million capex budget will be focused on completing the first Block 10 well and drilling-off ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Mark Cuban wears No. 46 jersey to basketball game 'likely in response to Trump'

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump tweeted that billionaire Hillary Clinton supporter Mark Cuban was a big supporter of his during the 2016 election. “I know Mark Cuban well,” Trump tweeted. “He backed me big-time but I wasn't interested in taking all of his calls. He&...

- The Raw Story - US

680 Cubans returned home since end of 'wet foot, dry foot'

HAVANA — About 680 Cubans have been returned to the island from various countries since then-President Barack Obama ended a longstanding...

- Townhall.com - US

First Cubans deported after end to 'wet foot, dry foot'

MIAMI " Officials say two women have become the first Cubans to be deported from the United States since the immigration policy known as "wet foot, dry foot" ended last month.El Nuevo Herald reports...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Mark Cuban appears to troll Trump by wearing No 46 in NBA's All-Star celebrity game

Mark Cuban is often cited as a potential opponent to President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election and the Dallas Mavericks owner seemingly had some fun with that notion during a celebrity basketball game. It is the all-star break in the NBA and the festivities kicked off on Friday night with the annual "NBA ...

- Business Insider - US

Immigrant haven in Florida votes against sanctuary status

County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor's order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of "shame on you" from those hoping to make their community a sanctuary city. Though it's the only U.S. county where more than...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

CUBAN: Don't go to school for finance — liberal arts is the future

Bloomberg MarketsBillionaire investor Mark Cuban offered a perhaps bleak prediction on the future of jobs in an interview Friday with Bloomberg's Cory Johnson at the NBA All-Star Technology Summit in New Orleans. Discussing the swiftly evolving nature of jobs due to automation, he noted that across a broad array of ...

- Business Insider - US

Where Canadian tourists flock to in the Caribbean

The Dominican Republic, Cuba and Jamaica top the leader board

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban calls Amazon 'the greatest startup in the world'

Slaven Vlasic/Getty ImagesMark Cuban, the billionaire investor and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, doesn't think the greatest startup in the world is Uber or Airbnb. It's Amazon. "I think Amazon is the greatest start-up and the greatest company in the world," Cuban said Friday in an interview with CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime ...

- Business Insider - US

Mark Cuban goes on extended tweetstorm about 'The Trump Conundrum'

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban used Twitter on Friday to respond to President Donald Trump's wild Thursday press conference and discuss what he termed "The Trump Conundrum." In an extended Twitter storm, the owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks who stars on ABC's "Shark Tank" said the biggest ...

- Business Insider - US

Mark Cuban goes on extended tweetstorm about 'The Trump Conundrum'

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban took to Twitter on Friday to respond to President Donald Trump's wild Thursday press conference and discuss what he termed "The Trump Conundrum." In an extended Twitter storm, the owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks and star of ABC's "Shark Tank" said the ...

- Business Insider - US

Cuba Isn't Working Out as a Very Popular Destination So Far

Cuba as a travel destination may have been over-hyped in the early days when Obama and the Cuban government improved ties because the complications of traveling there, coupled with a limited number of hotels, has dampened expected demand. All in due time. -Dennis Schaal

- Skift - US

Mark Cuban Offers Refund to Mavericks Season Ticket Holder Angered by Cuban's Trump Criticism

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he'll help arrange a refund for one of his team's season ticket holders who's upset over Cuban's criticisms of President Donald Trump.

- Mediaite - US

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