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Donald Trump announces new restrictions on Cuba travel, business

The President also directed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to convene a task force on expanding internet access on the island and reiterate the USs' opposition to efforts in the UNs to lift the Cuban embargo until more is done to honour human rights, reports CNN.



Brexit negotiations to start on Monday, June 19th - EU, UK confirm

Brexit talks will begin Monday. The announcement followed speculation that talks may have to be delayed because of the inconclusive outcome of last week's general election, which has already forced the state opening of parliament to be put back from June 19th to 21th.


Germany team to wear black armbands in Helmut Kohl tribute

Germany team to wear black armbands in Helmut Kohl tribute

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin says former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl played a key role forming his outlook on the world. Among the State of Israel's greatest friends, he was completely dedicated to its security. "We are in sorrow", his Christian Democratic Union (CDU) said on Twitter in announcing his death. Kohl left active politics in 2002. His vision was for a reunified Germany that was at the heart of an enlarged European Union and a staunch North Atlantic ...


A few Father's Day thunderstorms, severe threat Monday

A few Father's Day thunderstorms, severe threat Monday

A cold front will move across the region late Sunday into early Monday , with lingering rain showers possible for early Monday . Clearing throughout the day, highs into the mid 70's. Friday , will keep the rain chances the same. West wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Good Chance for Showers and Storms in the Afternoon.


Trump launches apprenticeship program, promises 'great,' 'high-paying' jobs

Trump launches apprenticeship program, promises 'great,' 'high-paying' jobs

But apprenticeships are just one slice of a much larger workforce development pie. Among other goals, the committee has been tasked with how best to bring industry into the quality-control and oversight side of federally recognized apprenticeships, which have a required educational component and typically last more than two years.



President Trump confirms he is under investigation

Trump's tweets Friday were especially remarkable considering the context that Trump was repeatedly asking Comey and other investigators to go on the record to say he wasn't under investigation. The President complained the probe was unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent was not getting the same scrutiny. And second, said Nichols, the tweet appears to be Trump "attacking the Justice Department ".