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USA Makes Personnel Reduction Permanent at Embassy in Cuba

USA Makes Personnel Reduction Permanent at Embassy in Cuba

The U.S. drew down its diplomatic footprint in Havana by about 60 percent past year after a series of mysterious illnesses that affected its personnel. The decision follows a toughening of US policy toward Cuba under the Trump administration in a reversal of President Obama's easing of USA sanctions against the island-nation in an effort to improve bi-lateral ties.


UK, Ireland in grip of Beast from the East

UK, Ireland in grip of Beast from the East

An amber snow alert for an eastern strip of the county came into force at 10.30am this morning and is in place until 10am tomorrow morning. The Met Office said: "Heavy snow showers are expected on Wednesday ". "This warning has been updated to extend the area south across parts of northern England, this particularly for Wednesday and the first part of Thursday , whilst the end time has been extended to later on Thursday ".


Some of America's Top Allies are Angry about Trump's Tariffs

Some of America's Top Allies are Angry about Trump's Tariffs

President Donald Trump unveiled plans to impose stiff tariffs on aluminum and steel imports. He argues that the U.S.is "down $100 billion with a certain country and they get cute, don't trade anymore-we win big ". Canada is the largest supplier of both products to the U.S. It's responsible for more than half of U.S. aluminum imports and about 17 percent of steel imports.


FIFA President, Infantino Wants Saudi-Iran Rift Out Of Football

FIFA President, Infantino Wants Saudi-Iran Rift Out Of Football

FIFA's chief, Gianni Infantino , on a two day visit to Iran to help mark the centenary of Iran's football federation, attended the match with Iranian Sports Minister Masoud Soltanifar. Iran has disregarded previous pleas from Federation Internationale de Football Association to open stadiums to women. Women's rights activist Masih Alinejad on Wednesday called on women to attend Thursday's match .


Changes to waste and recycling collections - Friday 2 March

Changes to waste and recycling collections - Friday 2 March

Refuse and recycling collections have been severely disrupted by extreme weather conditions this week and, unless the forecast changes significantly, will start again next week (w/c 5 March ). Any recycling presented in bin liners will be collected. Green bins not collected today (Friday, March 2) will be done on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 8 to 10.


IN sheriff's deputy dies after being shot Friday during a foot chase

IN sheriff's deputy dies after being shot Friday during a foot chase

Police later located a third suspect, John Baldwin Sr., when he turned himself in. A witness did say that two suspects were driving recklessly while being pursued by police. He said Baumgardt was shot by officers and was at the same hospital as Pickett with non-life-threatening injuries. The third occupant of the vehicle was detained by police.