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November 10, 2017 - 6:39 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union diplomats say the EU is set to ban arms sales to Venezuela and could impose asset freezes and travel restrictions on some Venezuelan officials to ramp up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro. Two diplomats confirmed that EU foreign ministers will announce the measures...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, a man takes a photo of a cruise ship in Havana harbor, Cuba. President Donald Trump announced a new policy in June that partially rolled back the recent diplomatic opening with Cuba. New regulations implementing that policy are being unveiled Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
November 08, 2017 - 9:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans seeking to visit Cuba must navigate a complicated maze of travel, commerce and financial restrictions unveiled Wednesday by the Trump administration, part of a new policy to further isolate the island's communist government. Now off-limits to U.S. citizens are dozens of...
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Rapper Meek Mill arrives at the criminal justice center in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. A Philadelphia judge has sentenced rapper Mill to two to four years in state prison for violating probation in a nearly decade-old gun and drug case. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 06, 2017 - 8:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison on probation violations Monday by a Philadelphia judge who said the musician had wasted several chances to clean up his act following a 2009 gun and drug case. The sentence rounded out a roughly decade-long back and...
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October 26, 2017 - 7:19 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of American Airlines said Thursday he is looking forward to company representatives meeting with the NAACP to discuss the civil rights group's charge that carrier has a culture of racial insensitivity. The NAACP earlier this week warned African-Americans that if they fly on...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 27, 2015, file photo, an American Airlines jet taxis to the gate at Miami International Airport, in Miami. The NAACP is warning African-Americans that if they fly on American Airlines they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions. American said Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, it's disappointed by the announcement and will invite the civil rights group to meet and talk about the airline. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
October 25, 2017 - 2:23 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The NAACP is warning African-Americans that if they fly on American Airlines they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions. American's CEO said Wednesday that he was disappointed by the announcement and that American wants to discuss the matter with the civil...
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This Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 frame grab made from drone video shows damaged buildings in Raqqa, Syria, two days after Syrian Democratic Forces said that military operations to oust the Islamic State group have ended and that their fighters have taken full control of the city. (AP Photo/ Gabriel Chaim)
October 20, 2017 - 11:08 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 6:05 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has congratulated the Syrian people and the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces on the liberation of the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State group. In a statement released on...
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October 18, 2017 - 6:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — This is the story of how an office supply glitch became a major irritant between the United States and one of its close security partners. When President Donald Trump added the African nation of Chad last month to his most recent installment of travel restrictions, everyone from...
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Debbie Almontaser, a board member of the Yemeni American Merchants Association, speaks at a news conference outside a federal courthouse in Greenbelt, Md., Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, following a hearing regarding three lawsuits over the Trump administration's restrictions on travelers from certain countries. The lawsuits' plaintiffs want the judge to block the latest restrictions from going into effect Wednesday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 16, 2017 - 6:46 pm
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Maryland heard arguments Monday for and against the most recent Trump administration travel restrictions, but didn't rule from the bench. A hearing was held before U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang, who blocked a previous version of President Donald...
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October 06, 2017 - 7:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has received "a handful of reports" from American citizens who say they've experienced symptoms similar to those in attacks of U.S. government workers in Havana, a State Department official said Friday. The U.S. isn't vouching for the reports. In a security...
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In this Sept. 29, 2017 photo, a worker carries cardboard inside the compound of the United States embassy in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. The United States expelled 15 of Cuba's diplomats Tuesday to protest its failure to protect Americans from unexplained attacks in Havana, plunging diplomatic ties between the countries to levels unseen in years. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
October 03, 2017 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States expelled 15 of Cuba's diplomats Tuesday to protest its failure to protect Americans from unexplained attacks in Havana, plunging diplomatic ties between the countries to levels unseen in years. Only days ago, the U.S. and Cuba maintained dozens of diplomats in...
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