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World leaders attend commemoration of Fidel Castro in Cuba

World leaders attend commemoration of Fidel Castro in Cuba

But with oil prices plummeting, Venezuela has been forced to cut precious oil subsidies to Cuba, leading many to wonder if the Venezuela-Cuba love affair is on the rocks. For two days, lines stretched for hours outside the Plaza of the Revolution, the heart of government power. Earnest said that a formal delegation will not attend Castro's funeral services because the USA continues "to have some significant concerns about the way the Cuban government now operates, particularly with ...



Former Astronaut John Glenn Hospitalized in Ohio

Sen. Rob Portman tweeted, "Jane and I send our thoughts and prayers on a speedy recovery to our dear friend John Glenn ". Communications officer Hank Wilson of Ohio State University's John Glenn College of Public Affairs said that Glenn doesn't necessarily have cancer, despite the hospital's title.


Judge Declares Mistrial In Murder Case Against Former S.C. Police Officer

Judge Declares Mistrial In Murder Case Against Former S.C. Police Officer

Prosecutors say they intend to retry a fired SC police officer whose murder trial ended in a mistrial on Monday when jurorscould not reach a verdict. Later, the jury informed him that they could not reach a unanimous decision. While Slager is white and Scott was black, the video , not the races of the men, dominated the trial. Haley issued a strong rebuke of Slager's actions previous year, saying they were "not reflective of our values", and adding that "we have a responsibility to make ...


Aleppo rebels increasingly open to negotiating a deal after losing Old City

Aleppo rebels increasingly open to negotiating a deal after losing Old City

The rockets slammed the neighborhoods of Maysaloun, Masharqa, Martini and Azamiyeh in western Aleppo , said SANA. The initiative, which comes after government forces seized three-quarters of the former rebel bastion in east Aleppo , was approved by all factions in the city, a representative from one group told AFP.


Search underway for gunman in shooting of two Americus police officers

Search underway for gunman in shooting of two Americus police officers

The wounded officer was airlifted to a hospital for treatment. There is a $30,000 reward for the information that will lead to Lembrick's arrest. The Americus officer went to the complex on a domestic disturbance call and the GSW officer arrived as backup, Scott told WGXA .


Bengal opposition parties flay Mamata for dragging army into politics

Bengal opposition parties flay Mamata for dragging army into politics

Before making statements, all details should be checked. Banerjee said despite the city police commissioner informing the army about the state government's objection to their presence, the army men had refused to budge. "It means that unethical activities are taking place", the Chief Minister said. She said that Army personnel were present in different districts like Murshidabad, Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling, North 24 Paraganas, Burdwan, Howrah, Hooghly et al.