US Cuba: Washington expels diplomats over 'acoustic attacks'10/05/2017 03:00The United States yesterday ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats, accusing Havana of failing to protect U.S. diplomats following a series of mysterious incidents in which embassy staff were sickened. "Until the Government of Cuba can ensure the safety of our diplomats in Cuba, our embassy will be reduced to emergency personnel to minimize the number of diplomats at risk of exposure to harm", Tillerson said...
Cautious welcome from business world on Hammond's conference speech10/04/2017 03:01One senior Conservative told Politico that the time when May chooses between the two Brexit arguments will be "the moment of maximum danger" for her government.Hammond's speech marks the latest effort by the Conservative government -- much criticized a year ago for taking a swipe at global elites-to dominate the economic and business argument after Labour, led by Jeremy Corbyn, described itself as a "government in waiting" at its own party conference last week...
The Trump administration was criticized for slow relief efforts in Puerto Rico10/03/2017 03:01In a separate interview on the same program, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney defended Trump's tweets and said he interpreted them as Trump trying to impress upon the public how hard the storm relief efforts were.Cruz issued a "mayday call" for help, stressing "we are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency and the bureaucracy"...
OJ Simpson released from prison, plans to move to Florida10/02/2017 03:00The former American football star and actor OJ Simpson has been released on parole after nine years in a Nevada jail.According to Cook, as hard as collection has been, he's ready for "Round 2" if Simpson earns anything out of prison.Although the Florida State AG isn't the one to make that decision, clearly she is putting pressure to make the decision a "No" for Simpson returning to Florida...
Democrat with Puerto Rico ties: Trump response 'disgraceful'10/01/2017 03:00On Friday afternoon, an emotional Carmen Yulín Cruz, mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, gave a passionate press conference in which she ripped the federal USA response to Hurricane Maria and made a plea for help."They can not wait a month, we can not wait", Solivan said.Since the hurricane touched down on Puerto Rico a week and a half ago, the president has been sparse in his vocal support, spending much of last weekend tweeting about National Football League protests and saying on Friday that the relief efforts have been hindered because the country is "surrounded by water"...