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Cold War kids: This time it's youth, not ideology, igniting unrest.

High school children sit in front of a billboard featuring Ché Guevera in Cienfuegos, Cuba. Just when you thought the Cold War could be consigned to museums and thrillers like The Hunt for Red October, along came Donald Trump's threats of fire and fury' in North Korea and military intervention in socialist Venezuela. And ...

- The Conversation - UK

Ocean exploration uncovers one of Cuba's hidden natural treasures.

After nearly two years of planning, a team of scientists from the US and Cuba has explored never-before-studied mesophotic coral reefs during a month-long circumnavigation of the entire coast of Cuba, spanning about 1,500 miles. Except for a few places along the coast, prior to this expedition, there were virtually no data ...

- ScienceDaily - US

State Department Report Highlights Repression of Christians in Cuba.

The U.S. State Department has revealed persistent persecution of Christians in Cuba in its 2016 religious freedom report released Tuesday, highlighting actions to suppress Christian dissident group the Ladies in White in particular and the use of state bureaucracy to prevent the spread of the faith.

- Breitbart - US

Mark Cuban says it's 'no surprise' CEOs abandoned Trump: 'It's not like it was obvious there wouldn't be future incidents'.

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty ImagesBillionaire businessman Mark Cuban told Business Insider Thursday that it's "no surprise" CEOs began to abandon President Donald Trump's business councils following his response to the violence at white nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend. By Wednesday, with CEOs ...

- Business Insider - US

Mark Cuban-backed Unikrn to launch cryptocurrency for esports betting.

Ethereum-based initial coin offerings are popping up every day, but everyone is still waiting for that killer service that really proves to the world that blockchain-based businesses are the future. An upcoming token by esports betting platform Unikrn may not be the ultimate answer to that question, but it is one of the ...

- Mashable! - US

Ceroboh perairan guna taktik kibar Jalur Gemilang.

KUANTAN, 17 Ogos — Taktik enam bot nelayan asing yang cuba mengaburi pihak berkuasa dengan mengibarkan Jalur Gemilang untuk menceroboh perairan negara, akhirnya gagal apabila mereka ditahan dalam Op Perkasa Timur yang dilakukan selama tiga hari...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Mark Cuban on the Important Thing You Should Look for in a Job Offer.

It could lead to a big payoff.

- TIME Magazine - US

Cuba Wins Assassination Default Appeal Thanks to Bankers.

Aldo Vera Jr. filed a lawsuit against the nation of Cuba due to the alleged assassination of his father in the late 1970s in Puerto Rico. After receiving a default judgment on his claims in 2008 in a Florida state court, which were presumed to be permissible under the......

- FindLaw - US

The Cuban Missile Crisis is a Blueprint for How Trump Can Deal With North Korea.

Rajan Menon Security, Asia Despite the general desire to stop the march toward war, events may take control, or those whose decisions count may conclude that they have lost the freedom of choice. As North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un and American president Donald Trump—all but indistinguishable in their bellicose ...

- The National Interest - US

Foreign oil has its eyes on 44 billion barrels in Cuba.

Thomson ReutersOne of the few foreign energy companies with a presence in Cuba is now seeking funding for a 2018 exploration drilling campaign for Block 9, which is expected to hold over 44 billion barrels of in-place potential oil reserves. Melbana Energy, an Australia-based oil and gas explorer, has announced a funding ...

- Business Insider - US

Mark Cuban reveals the 'hardest lesson' he had to learn about money before building his wealth.

Kevork Djansezian/GettyEverybody makes mistakes when it comes to money — and billionaires are no exception. In a new interview with MONEY, "Shark Tank" investor Mark Cuban and Spanx founder Sara Blakely, both self-made billionaires, discussed starting their respective businesses years ago with little money and tons of ...

- Business Insider - US

Why Is the Biggest Sugar Mill in Western Cuba Economically and Environmentally Inefficient?

For years, the biggest sugar mill in Western Cuba has had the worst harvest.

- Global Voices - US

Cuban felon, pardoned, gets 2nd chance to fight deportation

DENVER " A Cuban immigrant whose armed robbery conviction was vacated by Colorado's governor in an effort to stop his deportation has won a second chance to argue why he should be allowed to stay in the United States, his legal...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Diplomats being deafened by 'covert sonic devices' in Cuba

A mysterious illness strikes down some American and Canadian diplomats in the Cuban capital Havana, with the symptoms including nausea, migraines, concussion-like brain injuries and long-term deafness.

- ABC News - AU

Foreign Oil Eyes 44 Billion Barrels In Cuba

One of the few foreign energy companies with a presence in Cuba is now seeking funding for a 2018 exploration drilling campaign for Block 9, which is expected to hold over 44 billion barrels of in-place potential oil reserves. Melbana Energy, an Australia-based oil and gas explorer, has announced a funding round to finance ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Orang imigresen cedera, 'badang' Nigeria meronta

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 Ogos — Beberapa pegawai imigresen di sini cedera selepas cuba menahan seorang lelaki Nigeria yang leka berjudi. Jurucakap Jabatan Imigresen berkata empat pegawai cuba menahan lelaki itu dengan bantuan dua anggota polis dalam...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Cuban felon, pardoned, gets 2nd chance to fight deportation

A Cuban immigrant whose armed robbery conviction was vacated by Colorado's governor in an effort to stop his deportation has won a second chance to argue why he should be allowed to stay in the United States, his legal team said Tuesday.

- FOX News - US

How US diplomats may have been attacked by sonic weapons in Cuba

Acoustic weapons are shrouded in mystery - now, US and Canadian diplomats seem to be suffering from the symptoms of an attack. Here's what could have happened

- NewScientist - US

Crazy Things Elon Musk, Mark Cuban and Others Did to Get to the Top

When you're an entrepreneur, you need to take risks to succeed.

- Entrepreneur.com - US

Research the best rate before going to Cuba

I'm about to go to Cuba and I'm a bit confused about how to get the currency. I have asked around but tend to get conflicting views.The problem is you have to take a currency into the country...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

A sonic attack in Cuba? How an acoustic weapon might work

A supersecret sonic weapon being used to attack diplomats in a foreign country may sound like the start of a sci-fi novel, but that's exactly what several U.S. diplomats in Cuba may have been exposed to, the U.S. State Department recently announced.

- FOX News - US

Capital push under way for Cuban oil campaign

Proceeds from an effort to raise new capital will be used primarily to start planning for a drilling program in Cuba next year, Melbana Energy announced.

- UPI - US

'Iran, Hezbollah & Russians' involved in Venezuela, pose 'risk' to US, says CIA chief

CIA Director Mike Pompeo claimed Venezuela is overrun with Iranians, Hezbollah, Cubans and Russians in response to questions about Donald Trump's statements about US military intervention. Pompeo appeared on Fox News Sunday where he responded to comments made by President Donald Trump on Friday, in which he said there was a ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Kent teenager Alex Holliday dies on Cuba school trip

Fifteen-year-old Alex Holliday was seen as a "rising star" of the local athletics scene.

- BBC - UK

The book Mark Cuban says taught him to 'party like a rock star, but still live like a student' helped him reach his first $1 million

Frazer Harrison/Getty ImagesThere isn't one single path to wealth. "I think it's possible to have a million dollars in the bank even if you're not an entrepreneur," said billionaire "Shark Tank" investor Mark Cuban in a new interview with MONEY and Spanx founder Sara Blakely. "There are a lot of strategies for people who ...

- Business Insider - US

Shark Tank Stars Mark Cuban and Sara Blakely Tell Us How They Got to Their First $1 Million – And How You Can, Too

Here's their advice for how to save, earn, and invest your way to real wealth.

- TIME Magazine - US

Why the North Korean nuclear threat is no Cuban missile crisis

The Cuban missile crisis and the Korean missile crisis have nothing in common, except for the chilling presence of nuclear weapons that defined each deadly confrontation

- The Globe and Mail - CA

A Sonic Attack in Cuba? How an Acoustic Weapon Might Work

A supersecret sonic weapon being used to attack diplomats in a foreign country may sound like the start of a sci-fi novel, but that's exactly what several U.S. diplomats in Cuba may have been exposed to, the U.S. State Department recently announced. The physical symptoms, which the State Department would not confirm, but ...

- Yahoo! News - US

US urges Cuba to probe 'health attacks' on diplomats

Rex Tillerson asks Cuban authorities to investigate after US embassy staff suffer mysterious hearing loss in Havana.

- Al Jazeera - QA

A Sonic Attack in Cuba? How an Acoustic Weapon Might Work

Bizarre reports claim that U.S. workers at the embassy in Havana were made ill by a covert sonic device, but how exactly would such a sonic weapon work?

- Livescience.com - US

Tillerson Says Diplomats in Havana Suffered 'Health Attacks'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that U.S. diplomats in Havana had been the victims of "health attacks" that left them with hearing loss — the most definitive U.S. statement yet on a series of mysterious incidents that have puzzled longtime observers of U.S.-Cuban relations. His comments came two days after ...

- Voice of America - US

Friday News Roundup - International

This week: North Korea, Kenyan elections and suspicions of an "acoustic attack" in Cuba.

- NPR - US

Leon Panetta Sounds the Alarm on North Korea: Biggest Crisis Facing U.S. Since Cuban Missile Crisis

On Friday, former Secretary of State Leon Panetta reacted to President Trump's latest remarks on ongoing tensions with North Korea. And he's sounding the alarms. 

- Mediaite - US

Tillerson: Diplomats in Havana Suffered 'Health Attacks'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that U.S. diplomats in Havana had been the victims of "health attacks" that left them with hearing loss — the most definitive U.S. statement yet on a series of mysterious incidents that have puzzled longtime observers of U.S.-Cuban relations.

- Newsmax - US

Wait, What Happened in Cuba?

U.S.-Cuban relations have taken an unusual turn after several U.S. diplomats, and at least one Canadian diplomat, experienced hearing damage after being targeted by a covert sonic device' in Havana. Huh? A what? On Wednesday, U.S. officials who spoke to the Washington Post on the condition of anonymity revealed that in the ...

- Discover - US

Tillerson says diplomats in Havana suffered 'mysterious health attacks'

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that U.S. diplomats in Havana had been the victims of "health attacks" that left them with hearing loss—the most definitive U.S. statement yet on a series of mysterious incidents that have puzzled longtime observers of U.S.-Cuban relations. The post Tillerson says ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

‘Health Attacks’ on U.S. Diplomats in Cuba Baffle Both Countries

The secretary of state said Washington had not determined who was to blame for 'health attacks' on American diplomats in Havana.

- New York Times - US

Diplomats in Cuba suffered 'health attacks,' Tillerson says

In the fall of 2016, a series of U.S. diplomats began suffering unexplained losses of hearing, according to officials with knowledge of the case

- CBS NEWS - US

Cuban diplomats expelled by US amid 'hearing loss' claims

Washington has expelled two Cuban diplomats after US embassy staff in Havana suffered mysterious physical symptoms, the US state department said. It was not immediately clear what had happened, with spokeswoman Heather Nauert saying there were no 8220;definitive answers about the source or cause 8221;. Reports suggest US ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Washington Examiner: Russia joins Cuba to back Maduro's power grab in Venezuela

Russia took a swipe at the United States for imposing sanctions on allies of authoritarian Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, as the South American country descends into a constitutional crisis. The post Washington Examiner: Russia joins Cuba to back Maduro's power grab in Venezuela appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

What's causing U.S. diplomats in Cuba to mysteriously lose hearing?

The U.S. is investigating what caused American diplomats in Cuba to experience mysterious symptoms like hearing loss. The ongoing investigation is pointing to sonic technology that can't be heard by humans but is clearly harmful. Julianna Goldman reports.

- CBS NEWS - US

Eye Opener at 8: U.S. diplomats in Cuba lose hearing

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- CBS NEWS - US

Canadian diplomat in Cuba treated for hearing loss

TORONTO " The Canadian government is confirming that at least one Canadian diplomat in Cuba also has been treated for hearing loss.U.S. officials believe a group of American diplomats in Havana suffered severe hearing loss...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cuban diplomats expelled after 'covert sonic device' leaves US embassy staff with hearing loss

Discovery of mysterious devices come despite recent thaw in relations between the two countries.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Sonic weapon suspected as US and Canadian diplomats in Cuba fall ill

US and Canadian officials were investigating Thursday after diplomats posted to Havana fell ill, amid reports that they may have been targeted by a mysterious sonic weapon.

- France24 - FR

Eye Opener: Trump ups the ante with North Korea

President Trump doubles down on his "fire and fury" warning to North Korea. Also, the U.S. is investigating what caused American diplomats in Cuba to experience mysterious symptoms like hearing loss. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your ...

- CBS NEWS - US

Diplomats suffer hearing loss in Cuba

WASHINGTON, DC, USA , The Canadian government said Thursday that at least one Canadian diplomat in Cuba also has been treated for hearing loss following disclosures that a group of American diplomats in Havana suffered severe hearing loss that US officials believe was caused by an advanced sonic device.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Anti-Castro politicians talk tough on Cuba after suspected attack on U.S. diplomats

As the Trump administration prepares to write new regulations regarding travel to Cuba, Havana and Washington are involved in a diplomatic tug of war that seems straight out of the … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Canadian diplomat in Cuba believed to have hearing loss from advanced sonic device

At least one Canadian diplomat in Cuba also has been treated for hearing loss that U.S. officials believe was caused by an advanced sonic device.

- Global News - CA

US staff in Cuba suffer suspected sonic attack

The US believes several State Department employees at the US embassy in Havana were subjected to an "acoustic attack" using sonic devices that left at least two with such serious health problems they needed to be brought back to the US for treatment, several senior State Department officials told CNN.

- CNN Top Stories - US

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