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U.S. expels Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington

U.S. expels Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington

The Trump administration has ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats from Washington over the next week in response to unexplained "attacks" that have sickened 22 American officials posted in Havana. The Cuban diplomats being expelled will not be deemed " persona non grata ", officials said, a designation that would prevent them from ever returning to US soil.


DHS Secretary Elaine Duke Does Do-Over Dance In Puerto Rico

DHS Secretary Elaine Duke Does Do-Over Dance In Puerto Rico

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) put $40 million towards Puerto Rico Highways and Tranpsotration Authority (PHRTA) for emergency relief work to roads impacted by the hurricanes. Cruz said that while Duke's comments were upsetting, she did get a call from the White House about moving supplies more quickly to the island for distribution.


Iraq former president Talabani dies

Iraq former president Talabani dies

He often went to Germany for medical treatment. At a rally in Sulaimani, heartland of the PUK, before Kurdistan's disputed independence referendum last month, Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani said the quest for independence would have been easier if Talabani was in better health.


Pentagon says Trump's Afghan troop boost to cost $1 billion

Pentagon says Trump's Afghan troop boost to cost $1 billion

At the same hearing, the chairman of the U.S. joint chiefs of staff, General Joseph Dunford agreed that Iran was abiding by the deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which he said had delayed Iran's acquisition of nuclear weapons.


Candlelight vigil remembers domestic violence victims

Candlelight vigil remembers domestic violence victims

According to the latest report by the Violence Policy Center in Washington, South Carolina ranks fifth nationwide in the rate of women killed by men. He said kids who come from abusive homes usually don't open up about what they witnessed. "I would encourage you to get help when you're ready". Your neighbors, places of worship, community, and Nation stand ready to support you.


Cardinals Defeat 49ers on Larry Fitzgerald TD Catch in OT

Cardinals Defeat 49ers on Larry Fitzgerald TD Catch in OT

No, we aren't counting any sort of moral victories but the Niners clearly need more top-end talent and the more wins they get, the more they jeopardize their chance at a top selection in next year's draft. "It was a great effort from the entire team". National Football League players fired back the Sunday after Trump's comments by continuing to protest during the anthem, with some kneeling or locking arms in solidarity.