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Cuba takes first step in railways upgrade with Chinese, Russian help

Cuba's first new train passenger cars in more than four decades set off on their maiden journey across the island on Saturday in what the government ...

Cuba takes first step in railways upgrade with Chinese, Russian help

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A Step-By-Step Guide On How To Book Railways' Train Tickets Online IRCTC train, IRCTC ticket, IRCTC booking: IRCTC, the online ticketing arm of Indian Railways, enables users to book train tickets a maximum of 120 days prior to travel (excluding the date of......
08:17 2019-06-28

Cuba's Chinese-made train starts its first run Cuba's first new train in over 40 years has set off on its maiden voyage. With support from China, the Cuban government hopes to fully restore the Caribbean country's decrepit rail system by the end o...
06:51 2019-07-14

U.S. Navy tracking movement of advanced Russian frigate in Cuba U.S. Northern Command confirmed on Wednesday that it is tracking the first-in-class advanced Russian vessel Admiral Gorshkov, which arrived in Havana, Cuba, on Monday....
21:17 2019-06-27

Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins The first train using new equipment from China has pulled out of Havana, hauling excited passengers on the start of a 915 kilometer (516 mile) journey to the eastern end of the island as the governmen...
02:34 2019-07-14

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. One by one,.....
13:17 2019-05-28

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now reporting directly to him....
01:17 2019-06-08

Nets’ Dzanan Musa takes encouraging step LAS VEGAS — As NBA starters, Jarrett Allen and Rodions Kurucs are supposed to be the givens on the Nets’ summer league roster — and they looked the part Wednesday night. But every bit as encouraging w...
09:17 2019-07-11

San Francisco takes another step toward becoming first US city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco officials voted in favor of becoming the first U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, seeking to curb underage vaping.        ...
08:51 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Boris Johnson will face Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the final round of the race to find a new Conservative Party leader—and British prime minister. Mr. Johnson, the former foreign secretary, is t...
20:17 2019-06-20

Sweden takes a step closer to being smoke-free by 2025 The Scandinavian nation has further limited public spaces where people can smoke. Smoking has already been banned in bars and restaurants since May 2005....
06:51 2019-07-02

Canada takes a first step towards ratifying trade deal with U.S., Mexico Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Ottawa to discuss passage of the treaty....
02:00 2019-05-28

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving preliminary approval to a law to dissolve itself....
19:51 2019-05-27

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
11:00 2019-05-22

Budget 2019: India Takes Big Step to Boost Digital Payments In budget 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the proposal to levy two percent TDS was aimed at discouraging the practice of making business payments in cash....
09:00 2019-07-06

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
09:34 2019-06-14

Yankees Injury Update: Didi Gregorius Takes a Big Step in His Recovery In his first game action since Tommy John surgery last fall, Gregorius played in front of Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner and against Detroit Tigers minor leaguers....
15:34 2019-05-21

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope takes another step towards completion NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is late to its own party, and it’s not just a little bit late. NASA originally planned to have the spacecraft ready to roll as early as 2007, but a laundr...
00:51 2019-05-31

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bond caught light and its hosting of the APEC Summit ...
14:51 2019-05-21

The Times’s Travel Desk Takes a Step to Offset Its Contribution to Climate Change Our Travel editor says the desk will buy carbon offsets in an effort to acknowledge and address the environmental impact of its coverage. “It’s a start,” she writes....
11:51 2019-07-09

Washington state takes step forward on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packed into the nondescript meeting room in southern Wa...
08:51 2019-06-17

Step aboard the USS Jason Dunham, one of the versatile destroyers the Navy uses to do everything from nabbing pirates to tracking Russian warships US Navy/Mass Comm Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Clay The destroyer USS Jason Dunham is one the Navy's newest warships, commissioned at the end of 2010. It's also one of the Navy's most versatile ship...
23:17 2019-07-05

Trump Administration Takes Legally Questionable Step to Make Migrant Kids' Lives Worse The Trump administration has stopped paying for English classes, recreational programs, and legal aid for unaccompanied migrant children staying in federally contracted shelters, claiming that its bud...
23:17 2019-06-05

EU to run war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks Ministers to be put in fictional scenarios after series of hacking incidentsThe EU is to conduct war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks, in response to a series of incidents that a...
20:34 2019-06-27

Total takes on Toshiba's U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out Total will take over Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business and get $800 million cash from the Japanese group as part of the deal, the companies said on Saturday, weeks after attempts to sell ...
17:00 2019-06-01

Accused Russian temptress takes plea deal in separate robbery case The Russian “masseuse” accused of trying to murder a Queens woman with poisoned cheesecake so she could assume her identity copped to a sweetheart deal in a separate Brooklyn robbery case ...
05:00 2019-06-05

Explainer: Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago takes unusual legal path A Chinese woman charged in March with lying to get into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying multiple electronic devices, has decided to act as her own lawyer....
00:34 2019-06-13

How to put together your first bowl of ramen, step by step I’ve touched on every major component of ramen so far: the noodles, the soup, the tare, the quintessential chashu pork belly and egg toppings, even the aromatic oil that bobs on the surface....
20:00 2019-06-13

Officers On Official Tours Should Use Trains More: Railways Chairman The Railways has instructed its general managers to ensure that their officers travel frequently by trains during official tours and submit reports on condition of coaches....
20:17 2019-06-17

Open and shut case for model railways | Brief letters Milkshakes | Boots and plastic | Model railways | Mulhouse | WordsearchNo, Aditya Chakrabortty, it is not “political theatre” to throw milkshakes at people (Journal, 22 May), whoever they are. If you ...
21:17 2019-05-22

Not just for anoraks: model railways are a joyful escape from the pressures of masculinity Rod Stewart has donated £10,000 to a model railway club whose exhibition was destroyed by vandals. We enthusiasts know how much the hobby can help mental healthThe singer and model railway enthusiast ...
21:00 2019-05-21

Railways To Go Green, Offer 4 Lakh Additional Berths Per Day By October More than four lakh additional berths will be available to railway passengers every day from October, thanks to a new technology that will allow power generation cars to be replaced with sleeper......
21:34 2019-07-10

Swiss railways CEO says Bombardier losing money on troubled trains - NZZ Canada's Bombardier is losing money on trains it is delivering to Switzerland, the Alpine nation's railways head said in a newspaper interview, as the $1.9 billion order has been delayed by glitches i...
10:51 2019-05-29

Want To Book Railways Tatkal Ticket? Find Out Timings, Charges Here IRCTC Tatkal Tickets Booking: Tatkal train tickets issued by Indian Railways are for travel between actual distance of travel and not on an end-to-end basis, Indian Railways said on its website....
08:17 2019-06-28

Investment Of Rs 50 Lakh Crore Planned For Railways By 2030: Piyush Goyal Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal Saturday said the government was eyeing investment of Rs 50 lakh crore in railways by the year 2030 to make it the best in the world....
00:51 2019-07-07

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national....
07:00 2019-06-16

Slime on the line: slug blamed for power failure on Japanese railways Part of the country’s famously efficient network were plunged into chaos after the mollusc short-circuited electrical equipmentA slug has been blamed for a power outage that halted dozens of trains an...
04:17 2019-06-24

Nitish Kumar Opposes Centre's Pitch For Public-Private Tie-Up In Railways Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a BJP ally, has opposed the central government's proposal to bring public-private partnerships in Railways to enhance infrastructure and connectivity....
10:17 2019-07-09

Pakistan PM hits out at poor railways as crash kills 11, injures dozens A passenger train crashed into a stationary freight train in Pakistan on Thursday, killing 11 people and injuring more than 60 under overturned carriages, police said, with the prime minister blaming ...
12:00 2019-07-11

Indian Railways' Duranto Express, Timings, Schedule, Fare Details Here IRCTC News: Duranto Express trains are fully air-conditioned and railways currently offers AC tier one, AC tier two and AC tier three coaches for these trains....
18:00 2019-06-10

Stale Food Served On Board Vande Bharat Express, Say Railways Officials A five star hotel in Kanpur is under the scanner for serving stale food to passengers, one of whom was Fatehpur Lok Sabha lawmaker and Union Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan......
14:34 2019-06-11

Cyclone Vayu: Mumbai's Western Railways Cancels Trains To Coastal Gujarat Cyclone Vayu: All the passenger and mail trains to Veraval, Okha, Porbandar, Bhavnagar, Bhuj and Gandhidham stations in Gujarat will be short-terminated or cancelled from 6 pm on Wednesday till Friday...
16:17 2019-06-12

K-Pop Pick Of The Day: Step By Step It’s been awhile since we’ve featured a classic girl group pop ballad, in the veins of Gfriend’s Me Gustas Tu or A Pink’s No No No. Oh My Girl’s Step By Step is one of the better examples of late....
19:34 2019-06-19

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
03:51 2019-06-01

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
13:51 2019-06-04

Instead of Changing Your Passwords, Upgrade Them What makes for a great password? Something long, something randomized with all kinds of characters—numbers, symbols, and letters of all cases—and, ideally, something backed up by a secondary authentic...
20:17 2019-07-08

Will your Mac upgrade to macOS Catalina? Apple plans to release macOS Catalina in the fall. Find out if your Mac is on the list of devices that fully support the new OS, or if you need to upgrade your hardware to run the latest version....
21:51 2019-07-03

5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Upgrade to This New Powerful Smartphone vivo recently launched the 8GB RAM variant of its popular phone, V15Pro. The vivo V15Pro already offers a great set of features and with the addition of an 8GB RAM variant, this phone looks like a......
18:34 2019-05-23

GM Says Most New Vehicles To Get Over-The-Air Upgrade Tech By 2023 GM and other established automakers have been slow to catch up with electric automaker Tesla Inc, which has for years used smartphone-style over-the-air upgrade technology to change the function and.....
20:17 2019-05-21

Here's How Google Is Hoping to Speed Up Its Big Upgrade to SMS RCS, or Rich Communication Services was supposed to be the messaging protocol that banished SMS to the dark ages and upgraded today’s texting experience with modern features like read receipts, better...
01:51 2019-06-19

Academic upgrade for Germany's spies Germany has set up a special degree program to build up its national intelligence community. But it's only open to a select few — thoroughly vetted — students....
19:51 2019-07-13

Upgrade Your Home Theater With This $600 Samsung TV Yes, Game of Thrones is over, but there’s still a lot of TV you can watch on this discounted Samsung TV. I mean, have you even tried watching Barry? It’s so good—just like this $598 65" 4K smart ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Tesla's dashboard Sketchpad is getting an upgrade Aside from the many games that are available on Tesla dashboards, drivers have enjoyed plenty of other easter eggs over the years. Since it arrived two years ago, in-the-know Tesla owners have used th...
23:34 2019-06-28

Get ready to upgrade your TV for Xbox Project Scarlett We don't know much about the specs of the Xbox Project Scarlett yet, but we do know it'll be something of a powerhouse. Whether your television can keep up, though, is another matter entirel...
19:17 2019-06-27

Upgrade to a Reader Favorite Mesh Network For Just $200 If you take your home Wi-Fi coverage seriously, Netgear’s Orbi mesh routers are some of the best you can buy, and Woot’s running a great deal on a refurbished three-pack. This Reader Favorite is now s...
16:34 2019-05-31

L-3 to upgrade avionics on C-130H Hercules under $499.5M contract L-3 Communications Integrated Systems received a $499.5 million contract for a major avionics upgrade on 176 C-130Hs flown by the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command, the Defense Departme...
10:51 2019-06-06

Atari’s VCS throwback console is getting a joystick upgrade The Atari joystick is one of the most recognizable controllers in gaming history, and now the company is not only bringing it forward into the modern age, it’s making it better with new bells and whis...
03:17 2019-05-23

Chucky may be wi-fi enabled in the new Child’s Play, but it’s hardly an upgrade Kids these days, with their newfangled wi-fi enabled homicidal dolls. Back when we were whippersnappers attending the 1988 stab-a-thon Child’s Play, we got a low-tech Chucky and we liked it! It didn’t...
03:00 2019-06-21

US weather forecast model gets a much-needed upgrade Meterology revolves as much around good weather models as it does good weather data, and the core US model is about to receive a long-overdue refresh. NOAA has upgraded its Global Forecast System with...
03:00 2019-06-13

Brian Cashman knows the next Yankees upgrade he wants to make Brian Cashman made no guarantees, but the Yankees general manager acknowledged Monday the team’s starting pitching remains a “worry.” The sentiment was expressed during a press conference at Yan...
17:34 2019-06-18

The Moto Z4's Biggest Upgrade Is Surprisingly Retro By almost all accounts, 2018 was a pretty good year for Motorola and its parent company Lenovo. Total revenue hit $51 billion (up 12.5 percent Year over Year), while Motorola itself returned to profit...
20:17 2019-05-30

That Glitchy Music Video on YouTube? It’s Getting an Upgrade The streaming service and Universal Music Group have teamed up to revamp more than 1,000 videos from artists including Lady Gaga, Tom Petty, Billy Idol and the Spice Girls....
16:34 2019-06-19

Upgrade to a Reader Favorite Mesh Network For Just $210 If you take your Wi-Fi seriously, NETGEAR’s Orbi mesh routers are some of the best you can buy according to Gizmodo and our readers, and this refurbished three-pack has never been cheaper....
21:51 2019-05-24

V-Moda's M-100 Crossfade headphones get a professional upgrade V-Moda's heavy duty Crossfade M-100 headphones -- known for their 3D-printed personalization -- have been given an upgrade. The Crossfade M-100 Master has been engineered in conjunction with Rola...
21:00 2019-07-09

Video: The 'daunting' prospect of a Mercedes F1 engine upgrade Mercedes remains unbeaten six races into the 2019 Formula 1 season, but is the only engine manufacturer yet to have introduced an upgraded specification...
22:34 2019-05-29

Upgrade Your Home Network With Today's Netgear Gold Box Today only, Amazon’s offering solid discounts on a huge collection of Netgear networking products, including everything from routers to powerline adapters....
15:17 2019-05-28

Cable companies can save money now that DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade is mostly done Enlarge / A Comcast van in Sunnyvale, California, in November 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) Cable-company spending on network equipment is dropping as major providers like Comcast a...
00:17 2019-06-15

Racing Point plans "almost new car" F1 upgrade for July's German GP The Racing Point Formula 1 team plans to introduce a major upgrade for the German Grand Prix, which it believes will make its RP19 "almost a new car"...
15:34 2019-05-24

Upgrade Your Skincare Routine With 15% Off Sitewide at Paula's Choice It would be the correct choice to take advantage of this skincare sale at Paula’s Choice. Through Monday, take 15% off sitewide (excluding kits, sets, sale, and new items as noted on product pages). P...
10:51 2019-05-24

HSBC and UBS upgrade Malaysian stocks as trade war escalates Malaysia's stock benchmark, the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index, has lost around 5% so far this year — one of the worst-performing Asian emerging markets....
07:51 2019-05-29

The long-awaited upgrade to the US weather forecast model is here Enlarge / Forecast output from the new version of the model, which goes into service today. (credit: NOAA) Weather forecasters need a ton of knowledge and a fair bit of experience with local weather...
07:00 2019-06-13

US Air Force base in New Mexico gets upgrade for ‘space defense’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Air Force has begun construction on a facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that officials say will play a role in the proposed “space defense.” The Albuquerque ...
09:00 2019-06-12

Fortnite Season 10 might force you to upgrade your old graphics card Fortnite Season 10 is coming – and Epic Games has decided that deserves a small bump in the game's minimum requirement spec, so some of you running older graphics cards might have to inves...
21:51 2019-06-23

Build, Upgrade, or Augment Your PC With Today's Amazon Gold Box Today’s Gold Box is lowering the price on a ton of PC gaming gear. Inside, you’ll find components, Razer peripherals, routers, mesh networks, monitors and more all marked down to great low prices....
14:32 2019-05-21

Nissan gives Japan version of Infiniti Q50 self-driving upgrade, more hp The sporty Skyline sedan – the Japanese market version of the Infiniti Q50 – is receiving a high-tech, midcycle update with more power and true hands-free highway driving....
08:34 2019-07-16

Nintendo is working on a minor upgrade for the original Switch A new Nintendo Switch might be on the way. No, we're not talking about the Switch Lite, or the long-rumored Switch Pro, which as its theoretical name implies would offer a sizeable bump in perfor...
19:51 2019-07-11

Walmart to invest $1.2 billion in China to upgrade logistics Walmart plans to invest 8 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) in China over the next 10 years to upgrade logistics, the U.S. retail giant said on its social media account Monday....
14:51 2019-07-01

Powerful CRISPR upgrade uses 'jumping genes' to directly insert DNA A new kind of CRISPR based on jumping genes could make it much easier to add pieces of DNA to genomes, leading to better treatments for many diseases...
23:00 2019-06-06

Nuclear powers upgrade arsenals as numbers fall: SIPRI Nuclear-weapon powers continue to modernize their arsenals despite an overall reduction in warheads, a report has found. Reductions may slow if a US-Russia treaty is not renewed past 2021....
09:00 2019-06-17

PSA: Upgrade 3 years of Xbox Live to Game Pass Ultimate for just $1 Enlarge (credit: Xbox) If you've been paying attention to Xbox rumors and announcements of late, you may know that Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass have now been officially merged into a single $15...
22:34 2019-06-17

Renault to bring "substantial" upgrade for F1's French Grand Prix Renault will bring a "substantial" revamp of its Formula 1 car to the French Grand Prix after managing to clear a backlog of new parts that had stalled its early-season development...
10:34 2019-06-04

Another team has used 'jumping genes' to upgrade CRISPR gene editing Two research teams have developed new kinds of CRISPR based on jumping genes. The techniquest could make it much easier to insert pieces of DNA into genomes...
19:17 2019-06-12

Upgrade Your Movie Nights with These Five Cheap Home Theater Accessories While it’s easy to drool over a killer OLED-clad, Dolby Atmos-enabled home theater setup, it’s a bit more difficult to actually afford such a luxury. But whether you have a kickass theater room or a $...
02:34 2019-06-07

Video: Honda's latest F1 upgrade shifts focus onto Red Bull Honda will bring its second Formula 1 engine upgrade of 2019 to this weekend's French Grand Prix, just four grands prix after its first was introduced...
22:00 2019-06-20

Windows 10 May update brings light theme and more upgrade controls Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10's May 2019 Update, and it should be good news if you're hoping for a refreshed look -- or just don't care much for passwords. The most conspicuous c...
11:51 2019-05-22

Upgrade Your Next Outdoor Adventure With an Extra 60% Off Clearance at Eddie Bauer It’s basically summer, so get outside! And while you’re at it, stock up on tons of apparel and gear from Eddie Bauer. For one day only, the brand’s entire clearance section is an extra 60% off with pr...
23:34 2019-05-30

Williams plots major F1 upgrade to bring "significant performance" The Williams Formula 1 team has a major upgrade planned it hopes will bring "significant performance" to its car over the middle part of the 2019 season...
21:51 2019-05-30

Nvidia adds ray-tracing support to Quake 2 with free upgrade Now this brings me back. Remember Quake 2? This iconic first-person shooter was released towards the tail-end of the 1990’s, and boasted fast-paced and ultra-violent gameplay. As you’d expect from any...
19:34 2019-05-28

Climate crisis: global economy needs major upgrade … fast Ex-US vice-president says only big solutions can offset impact of systemic shifts and avert disasterAl Gore has said the global economy requires a fundamental upgrade to become more sustainable in ord...
01:17 2019-06-28

Taiwan's China Airlines plans to upgrade fleet with Boeing 777 freighters Taiwan's China Airlines Ltd has provisionally ordered up to six Boeing Co 777 freighters, the companies said on Wednesday, as the carrier attempts to modernize its cargo fleet....
12:34 2019-06-19

House lawmakers approve $600M in budget to upgrade election security Exactly 17 months before the 2020 U.S. elections, a House subcommittee approved a bill Monday that would spend $600 million on increased security for voting systems across the United States....
01:51 2019-06-05

Renault Formula 1 drivers: Recent upgrade lacked expected impact The major upgrade package Renault recently brought to its Formula 1 car has not had the impact that was was expected, according to the team's drivers...
03:51 2019-07-06

Recycle Those Takeout Boxes and Upgrade To These Food Containers Like A Real Adult Perhaps just as pervasive as the famed junk drawer, or the stash of plastic bags under the sink we’d feel guilty just throwing away, everyone has that one chaotic shelf or cabinet where they keep thei...
02:17 2019-06-04

Walmart makes it super easy for AT&T customers to upgrade their phones online Walmart has been trying to diversify its business and services in a number of interesting ways lately, competing against arch-rival Amazon in terms of both voice shopping experiences and ultra-low-cos...
10:51 2019-06-18

NATO Considers Missile Defense Upgrade, Risking Further Tensions With Russia Some alliance officials think the move is needed to counter Russia’s new cruise missiles, but it could be “a point of no return with the Russians,” one expert said....
09:17 2019-07-05

Asus ROG Phone 2 will catch up to Razer Phones with key screen technology upgrade Asus is quickly ramping up the buzz-building efforts for the company's sophomore gaming smartphone effort, which was only recently confirmed for a firm July release (at least in China) in partnership ...
15:34 2019-06-12

Microsoft's Flight Simulator reveal shocked fanatics who hadn't seen an upgrade in 13 years Developers were caught off-guard by a new version of Microsoft's Flight Simulator, though the company says it still wants contributions from outsiders....
16:51 2019-06-23

Cuba travel restrictions: What you need to know Travel to Cuba got more difficult -- and more confusing -- this week for Americans and travelers under US jurisdiction. Here's what we know about the most significant traveler impacts of the new Trump...
05:00 2019-06-07

Cuba Gooding Jr. through the years Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged June 13 with "forcible touching" involving an accusation he groped a woman in a bar. The actor through the years.        ...
13:17 2019-06-14

US to host Cuba on Oct. 11, Canada on Nov. 15 MIAMI (AP) — The United States will host Cuba on Oct. 11 and Canada on Nov. 15 in the first CONCACAF Nations League. CONCACAF said Tuesday that the Americans, seeded in Group A, will play at Canada on...
19:17 2019-05-21

Can Americans still go to Cuba? Yes, but it's more difficult The Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba have made it harder, but far from impossible, for Americans to visit the island nation....
23:17 2019-06-05

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt snaps winning streak, while MSCI upgrade keeps lifting Kuwait Egypt's blue-chip index snapped four straight days of gains on Thursday as most of its stocks dropped, while Kuwait rose for the sixth consecutive session after MSCI decided to upgrade Kuwaiti equitie...
18:51 2019-07-04

MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets reverse course, Kuwait extends gains on MSCI upgrade Most major Middle East markets clawed back earlier losses on Wednesday largely on back of their financial stocks, while Kuwait rose for the fifth straight session after MSCI's decision to upgrade Kuwa...
16:51 2019-07-03

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the new terminal in New Orleans opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovatio...
00:34 2019-05-22

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks halt Saudi gains, MSCI upgrade keeps Kuwait gaining Saudi Arabia's stock market snapped a five-day winning streak on Tuesday as most banks dropped, while Kuwait rose for a fourth straight session after MSCI announced it would upgrade Kuwaiti equities t...
15:34 2019-07-02

After downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ for years, Trump continues downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ Over the past two years, members of the Trump campaign have minimized the impact of Russian election interference, even questioning whether they would call the FBI if offered foreign opposition resear...
14:00 2019-06-14

It Just Got a Lot Harder for Americans to Travel to Cuba. Here’s What to Know Traveling to Cuba just got tougher for Americans. The U.S. departments of Treasury and Commerce announced new restrictions Tuesday that include travel bans for cruise ships and group tours from the U....
00:00 2019-06-06

Martinique thrash Cuba 3-0 at Gold Cup Martinique kept their hopes of advancing to the knockout stage of the Gold Cup alive while eliminating Cuba with an emphatic 3-0 win in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday....
09:51 2019-06-20

US tightens Cuba travel restrictions The US is no longer allowing people-to-people educational travel to Cuba. The Trump administration says that the Caribbean country has a "destabilizing role" in the region....
17:51 2019-06-04

U.S. further tightens travel restrictions for Cuba The United States further tightened travel restrictions to Cuba on Tuesday by limiting some group travel to the island nation along with travel by private vessels like cruise ships, the Treasury Depar...
01:51 2019-06-05

Singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement in Cuba HAVANA — Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence — brightly colored tattoos, spandex bodysuits, Technicolor hair — and a clarion voice that won her the label “Goddess of Cuba” for her turns on songs rang...
23:51 2019-07-15

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Madur...
12:34 2019-06-05

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. led by police in handcuffs Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was led by police in handcuffs Thursday. He was arrested an charged with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a New York City night spot. (June 13) ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Cuba cruise ship ban unsettles travelers US cruise ships will no longer be allowed to travel to Cuba, according to the Trump administration. The announcement has confused and unsettled travelers....
15:01 2019-06-05

Scientific cooperation between US, Cuba declines under Trump NEW YORK — The degradation of relations between the US and Cuba under President Donald Trump has begun to cut into scientific and medical cooperation on issues ranging from treatment of infectious dis...
20:17 2019-05-29

Cuba Gooding Jr. surrenders while denying allegations NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr.’s lawyer said Thursday security video will exonerate the actor from allegations he groped a woman at a New York City night spot. Video from Magic Hour Rooftop Ba...
21:00 2019-06-13

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi, importation of routers HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is legalizing private Wi-Fi networks and the importation of equipment like routers, eliminating one of the world’s tightest restrictions on internet use. The measure announced...
16:00 2019-05-29

Cuba legalizes independent movie-making Cuba's Communist government on Thursday issued a decree legalizing the country's independent movie industry in a move that should facilitate production, although critics said it fails to resolve issue...
23:17 2019-06-27

Cuba tries to revive its once-great railway network Cuba’s railway system is undergoing a major overhaul, with the government pushing a program to revamp the decrepit and aging network with new cars and locomotives in the hope of restoring a rail servi...
18:17 2019-05-23

Cuba forces dissidents into exile, advocacy group says Cuba's state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental human rights organization said on Wednesday....
10:17 2019-06-19

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by th...
19:34 2019-06-14

Cuba travel ban goes into effect: 800,000 cruise passengers impacted As of Wednesday, cruise ships and private vessels can no longer visit Cuba, the Commerce Department said. But what if you've already booked a cruise?        ...
18:34 2019-06-05

Passengers rerouted amid Cuba travel restrictions Cruise passengers were disappointed Tuesday, that their cruise on the Majesty of the Seas scheduled to go to Cuba had been re-routed due to new travel restrictions by the Trump administration. (June 5...
01:34 2019-06-06

Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system Communist-run Cuba passed a new electoral law on Saturday that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister and provincial governors while retaining the one-party system....
02:00 2019-07-14

How Trump's Cruise Ship Ban Will Affect Travel to Cuba Starting today, traveling to Cuba just became more difficult. In an effort to “channel away” economic activity that benefits the Cuban military, intelligence, and security services, recreational trave...
21:51 2019-06-05

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island....
16:51 2019-06-07

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks, router imports Thousands of Cubans who built their own data networks at home can now apply for a license, but control over the internet itself stays under state control. Cuba has been one of the least-connected plac...
23:51 2019-05-29

Antuna has hat trick, Mexico routs Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Uriel Antuna had a hat trick, Raúl Jiménez scored twice and top-seeded Mexico cruised to a 7-0 rout over Cuba on the opening day of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Saturday night at t...
12:34 2019-06-16

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Gooding's...
22:17 2019-06-12

Expedia Fined by US for Providing Travel Services to Cuba Expedia has agreed to pay a $325,406 fine to the US government for an alleged violation of the economic sanctions on Cuba, the Treasury Department has said....
16:17 2019-06-14

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the ...
03:01 2019-06-02

Trump administration puts new restrictions on Cuba travel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing major new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on many forms of educational and recreational travel. A Treasur...
17:17 2019-06-04

US imposes new Cuba travel restrictions including ban on cruises Trump administration says ‘group educational travel’ and cruise ships will no longer be ways for US citizens to visit CubaThe Trump administration has imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba ...
22:17 2019-06-04

Cuba announces new economic measures, salary increase HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel says the governing council has approved economic measures including a rise in state salaries, long seen as a first step toward ending the country’...
04:34 2019-06-28

San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the Military Might of Spain in Cuba Top quality cigars and contagious rhythm have long been associated with the Caribbean’s largest island.  ...
11:34 2019-06-10

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
00:51 2019-06-14

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks in bid to boost connectivity Cuba announced on Wednesday it would legalize private Wi-Fi networks to access the internet and connect computers, as well as allow imports of equipment like routers in another step toward expanding c...
01:51 2019-05-30

Cuba Gooding Jr. Arrested and Charged With Groping Woman at an NYC Bar Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing up to a year in jail if he’s convicted of forcibly touching a woman, a charge for which he was arrested Thursday after turning himself in to police in New York....
03:51 2019-06-14

Cavallini, David help Canada beat Cuba 7-0 in Gold Cup CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored three goals and Canada breezed to a 7-0 victory over Cuba on Sunday in the first game of a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader at Bank ...
04:51 2019-06-24

Carnival to stop sailing to Cuba after new travel restrictions Carnival Corp said on Wednesday its cruises will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island....
16:51 2019-06-05

Trump Administration Imposes Cuba Travel Limits Americans will be barred from taking cruise ships to Cuba under tighter travel restrictions the Trump administration rolled out Tuesday, as it raises pressure on Havana to stop supporting Venezuela’s ...
15:17 2019-06-05

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crime Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for allegedly groping a woman’s breast at a New York City rooftop bar, the Manhattan district attorney’s offi...
06:00 2019-06-14

Cuba Gooding Jr investigated by NY cops for allegedly groping woman in bar Did Cuba Gooding Jr get drunk and grope a woman's breast in a New York club? The NYPD is looking into it.        ...
23:17 2019-06-10

Cuba Gooding Jr. to surrender to police after alleged groping incident NBC News reports today that Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. plans to surrender himself to New York police this week, after being accused of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar. Per USA Today, Good...
01:34 2019-06-13

Cuba sees tourism dropping 8.5% due to Trump travel restrictions Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5% this year in the wake of tighter U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said on Thursday, and the decline in arrivals will further h...
00:34 2019-07-12

Cuba sees tourism dropping after Trump travel restrictions HAVANA – Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5 percent this year in the wake of tighter US restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said on Thursday and the decline in arriv...
23:17 2019-07-12

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC News Film actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Good...
19:00 2019-06-12

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Sexually Assaulting Claudia Oshry Cuba Gooding Jr. is denying Claudia Oshry's claims of sexual assault. Just days after the 51-year-old actor was accused of grabbing a woman's breasts at a club in New York--an......
19:34 2019-06-17

Here's the Cuba Gooding Jr video: Does it show him groping accuser? Does surveillance video show Cuba Gooding Jr groping a woman in a NY bar? Or does it show her stalking him and his girlfriend?        ...
03:17 2019-06-15

| Cuba's overseas medical brigade a repressive sham, ex-staffers say A great source of pride for communist Cuba is a medical corps that has fanned out across the globe for decades to help people in troubled or poor countries....
20:17 2019-06-10

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Turn Himself in to NYPD for Allegedly Groping a Woman at a Bar Cuba Gooding Jr., best remembered of late for portraying and partying like O.J. Simpson, will surrender to the NYPD on Thursday, following allegations that he groped a woman over the weekend....
08:17 2019-06-13

Cuba Blames Plane Crew for Deadly 2018 Crash An investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 near Havana a year ago suggests that crew errors were the cause. All but one of the 113 people aboard were killed....
15:01 2019-05-21

Cuba Gooding Jr charged with forcible touching after incident in New York NYPD charges actor following allegations that he groped a woman at a Manhattan nightclub on SundayActor Cuba Gooding Jr turned himself in to police on Thursday amid allegations that he groped a woman ...
23:17 2019-06-13

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return to after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
04:17 2019-06-10

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
00:51 2019-06-14

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Groping Allegation But Turns Himself In to NYPD UPDATE: Cuba Gooding Jr. has been formally charged with one count each of forcibly touching and sexual abuse in the third degree, according to the Manhattan District Attorney. After the star......
01:51 2019-06-14

Canada says Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday, even though Ottawa and Havana disagree on whether President Nicolas Maduro...
23:00 2019-06-07

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shorta...
21:00 2019-05-27

Cavallini, David scores 3 goals, Canada defeats Cuba 7-0 Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored three goals, and Canada breezed to a 7-0 win over Cuba in the first game of a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader at Bank of America Stadium.   ...
08:34 2019-06-24

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a bid to further pressure the Communist island over its support fo...
18:51 2019-06-04

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration's new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their bus...
20:51 2019-06-05

Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Vene...
08:34 2019-06-05

Cuba Ration Lines Grow Tense as Economy Flails Cuba, under economic pressure from U.S. sanctions and Venezuela’s collapse, is experiencing ration lines that recall the grim post-Soviet “special period” of the 1990s. But Cuba’s police state is inta...
23:17 2019-06-21

Cuba travel ban goes into effect: Cruise lines adjusting itineraries As of Wednesday, cruise ships and private vessels can no longer visit Cuba, the Commerce Department said. But what if you've already booked a cruise?        ...
17:17 2019-06-05

Antivirus Tycoon John McAfee Plans Presidential Run ... From Cuba After making a fortune with his early antivirus software, then being caught up in murder and drugs cases in Belize, US millionaire John McAfee has now added a new chapter to his tumultuous life story:...
22:17 2019-07-06

Man accused of killing his child’s mom, fleeing to Cuba to stand trial NEWARK, N.J. — An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authori...
10:51 2019-06-04

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations want to step down in favour of opposition leader Ju...
23:17 2019-06-07

As sanctions bite in Cuba, the U.S. — once a driver of hope — is now a source of pain New Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economic crisis in years....
02:51 2019-06-24

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
02:17 2019-05-31

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
18:34 2019-05-22

Cuba's first 'sex shop' tackles taboos, fuels legalization calls An exhibit-cum-pop-up store of handcrafted dildos in Havana is throwing new light on sexual taboos in Cuba stemming from its macho culture and decades of isolation, and has re-ignited calls for the......
19:17 2019-06-27

Yoenis Cespedes’ brother seeks MLB free agency after defecting from Cuba Yoenis might not be the only Cespedes in MLB soon. Yoelkis, his half-brother, has deserted the Cuban National Team participating in the Can-Am League, according to MLB.com. Yoelkis, 21, is expected to...
07:17 2019-06-28

Cuba Gooding Jr. expected to talk to NYPD in alleged groping incident Cuba Gooding Jr. is expected to turn himself in to the NYPD for questioning in an alleged groping incident in the next few hours, a law enforcement source tells CNN....
20:00 2019-06-12

Cuba Gooding Jr. accused of groping by a second woman as he prepares to turn himself in to NYPD A second woman has accused actor Cuba Gooding Jr. of inappropriately touching her as he is expected to surrender to the New York Police Department to face charges for allegedly groping a different wom...
19:00 2019-06-13

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organ...
04:17 2019-06-05

Carnival cuts 2019 profit on Cuba travel ban, higher expenses Carnival cut its profit forecast for the year on Thursday due to the Trump administration's sudden ban on cruises to Cuba and higher expenses related itinerary changes for one of its ships....
15:34 2019-06-20

Cuba hopes for slight growth as Trump pummels Caribbean island Communist-run Cuba put on a brave face Saturday at a mid-year session of the National Assembly, the government insisting it would not let a growing financial crisis and mounting pressure from the admi...
06:34 2019-07-14

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made t...
01:34 2019-06-01

Antuna hat trick helps Mexico to Cuba rout in Gold Cup opener Uriel Antuna scored a hat-trick as Mexico got their Gold Cup campaign off to a dominant start with a 7-0 rout of Cuba in their opener at the Rose Bowl on Saturday....
12:17 2019-06-16

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela...
18:17 2019-05-21

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business o...
02:51 2019-06-06

Cuba finally legalizes independent movie-making — but censorship still an issue Cuba’s Communist government has issued a decree legalizing the country’s independent movie industry in a move that should facilitate production, although critics said it fails to resolve issues of cen...
23:17 2019-06-28

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
02:17 2019-05-22

Cuba Gooding Jr. Accused of Grabbing Woman's Breasts in New York Club Cuba Gooding Jr. has been accused of inappropriately touching a woman at a club in New York. A New York Police Department source tells E! News the 51-year-old actor is being sought on the......
22:01 2019-06-10

Cuba Gooding Jr says he didn't grope woman in bar, will turn himself in to NYPD Cuba Gooding Jr. is to turn himself in to NYPD to face a possible groping charge, but he denies anything inappropriate happened at a midtown bar.        ...
18:34 2019-06-12

Cuba Gooding Jr. denies sexually assaulting Claudia Oshry, claims he has 'no recollection' of her Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. on Monday denied a disturbing sexual-assault claim against him, which emerged amid allegations he groped a woman at a nightclub in New York City....
04:17 2019-06-18

U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries abou...
01:34 2019-06-06

Cuba Gooding Jr., Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and more celebrities in legal trouble Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were charged March 12 in a huge college admissions bribery case. Check out more celebrities in legal trouble this year.        ...
20:17 2019-06-27

Cuba is driving dissidents off island with threats of violence and jail, report finds Thirty-five activists, journalists and artists have been forced to leave the island in two years, human rights group saysCuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt ...
22:00 2019-06-19

Carnival Lowers Profit Forecast on Cuba Travel Ban, Slower Europe Demand The world’s biggest cruise operator, Carnival, cut its full-year earnings outlook, citing a hit from voyage cancellations, the abrupt Cuba travel ban and weakening demand in Europe....
12:00 2019-06-21

U.S. cruise operators to stop sailing to Cuba; travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and leading to worries of ...
22:51 2019-06-05

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolv...
21:51 2019-06-07

WSJ: Nintendo Switch upgrade and a cheaper Switch console are coming soon Every few months, a rumor comes around claiming that Nintendo is working on a brand new Switch console, focusing either on an upgrade for the current model, a cheaper Switch, or both. Nintendo then pr...
03:34 2019-06-13

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy meets Castro in show of unity on Cuba trip Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban Communist Party chief Raul Castro on Friday in Havana in a show of unity as the United States steps up pressure on the...
08:17 2019-06-08

UPDATE 5-U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries abou...
02:51 2019-06-06

UPDATE 4-U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries abou...
00:51 2019-06-06

Cuba's Internet Restrictions Continue to Crumble as It Legalizes Private Wifi and Imported Routers If you want to get online in Cuba, you currently have to go to a government-sanctioned hotspot, build your own illicit hotspot using illegal routers, or create a hotspot with an expensive 3G connectio...
21:51 2019-05-29

Nintendo will quietly upgrade the Switch, but don’t call it a Switch Pro Nintendo on Wednesday unveiled the brand new Switch Lite console, a device meant to deliver only handheld gaming experiences for a lower price. The Switch Lite should pack the same performance as the ...
15:51 2019-07-11

QB Smith: Big step will be learning to run again In his first public comments since suffering a devastating leg injury in November, Redskins quarterback Alex Smith says he hasn't abandoned hope of playing football again but knows there are a number ...
06:17 2019-06-22

Britain's May says she will step down on June 7 Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new leader to try to break an impasse over Britain's ...
12:34 2019-05-24

Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips. The post Trump administration imposes major new restrictions ...
17:17 2019-06-04

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyers seek dismissal of groping case; judge declines immediate ruling Cuba Gooding Jr. appeared in court where a judge declined to immediately decide whether to toss a charge he groped a woman in a Manhattan bar.        ...
20:17 2019-06-27

Carnival crew member overboard 30 miles northwest of Cuba; Coast Guard search underway The Coast Guard is searching for a 37-year-old crew member who fell overboard from the cruise ship Carnival Victory northwest of Cuba.       ...
18:00 2019-07-05

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Victory crew member in waters off Cuba On Sunday, the Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing Carnival Victory crew member who reportedly went overboard July 4 off the coast of Cuba.       ...
17:51 2019-07-08

We’re one step closer to atomic radio Enlarge / Physicist C.J. Holloway in his atomic recording studio at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Maryland. (credit: J. Burras/NIST) Scientists at the National Institute for ...
23:17 2019-06-21

Queens GOP DA candidate admits he’d step aside for Dem The Republican nominee for Queens DA said Thursday that he expects to bow out of the race if the county party decides instead to run a Democrat. Members of the borough’s GOP apparatus are considering ...
05:34 2019-06-28

To hug or not to hug: A 5-step guide to embracing at work New jobs and promotions, baby and marriages news, a colleague who's moving out of the country. Should you go in for an embrace at work, even if the situation warrants it?...
14:17 2019-07-13

Take the first step toward a coding career with this $11 JavaScript Course With 299 lectures, more than 30 hours of content and 70 different hands-on exercises, this training will have even a coding first-timer grasping the driving concepts behind JavaScript as well as the t...
21:00 2019-05-23

'When you find something you can relate to, that's a step forward' Cheyenne Woods was playing in an event at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles earlier this year when she was introduced to a family who had come to watch her. They had never played golf, or even seen...
18:51 2019-05-21

Instinct keeps Vondrousova one step ahead Backhands and forehands can be manufactured on the practice courts but no amount of coaching can arm a player with the natural instinct Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova has used to reach the French ...
21:00 2019-06-07

BMW CEO Harald Kruger to step down: confirmed Kruger's four-year tenure will come to an end in July, throwing uncertainty into the mix in a difficult period for the firm BMW’s chief executive officer Harald Krüger has announced he will not seek a...
16:51 2019-07-05

Warriors’ Draymond Green must step it up, or it’s all over TORONTO — Draymond Green had played like a ball of fire entering the NBA Finals, taking advantage of Kevin Durant’s absence by having the ball in his hands more and pushing the pace for the Warriors. ...
17:00 2019-06-09

Researchers Take Major Step Towards Curing HIV Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have taken a major step towards curing HIV. UNMC announced Tuesday that researchers there, in cooperation a team at Lewis Katz School of Medici...
23:00 2019-07-03

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea ...
01:51 2019-06-08

Immigration official looks to step up family deportations WASHINGTON (AP) — The new acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has signaled his agency is looking to step up deportations of families who are in the United States illegally. Mar...
20:51 2019-06-04

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harvard University professor, not really....
12:51 2019-06-08

| Wallabies the first step in an important challenge for Boks The Springboks are looking forward to getting the season underway against the Wallabies on Saturday in what promises to be an exciting season of international rugby....
21:34 2019-07-15

Opinion: If it wants to take next step, Big 12 needs to win in the College Football Playoff Oklahoma has made the College Football Playoff three of the last four seasons. But for the Big 12 to take the next step it must win on biggest stage.       ...
07:34 2019-07-16

Sorry, fitness fanatics: Your 10,000-step goal is bogus Since the dawn of our Fitbit, step-tracking culture, we’ve been programed to strive for 10,000 steps a day — and to feel guilty if we haven’t hit that daily benchmark. But a new study out of Harvard M...
02:34 2019-06-04

Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense systems, the head of the Turkish Defence Industr...
17:00 2019-06-10

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in an internal memo see...
03:17 2019-06-08

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
00:51 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's Conflict Zone meets Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam....
22:51 2019-07-11

Pelicans lay out ‘next step’ in their Anthony Davis plan Anthony Davis’ status is the elephant in the NBA’s room. New Pelicans boss David Griffin said Davis’ status should be clearer after Griffin meets with his disgruntled star next month in California for...
23:17 2019-05-21

How Britain can help you get away with stealing millions: a five-step guide Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver BulloughKleptocrats, fraudsters and crooks steal hundreds of billions of pounds, d...
17:00 2019-07-05

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes the way to fix problems is for Mark Zuckerberg to st...
23:17 2019-05-24

Malaysia's 93-year-old leader on when he will step down: 'I will not go beyond three years' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's seeming refusal to commit to a clear timeline to step down raised concerns about the stability of his government....
00:51 2019-06-24

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ...
23:17 2019-06-22

Froome has taken a ‘big step forward’ after ‘traumatic’ period "Chris Froome finally left hospital on Thursday after suffering a horror crash that left him with multiple fractures, Team Ineos supremo David Brailsford revealed ahead of the Tour de France."...
23:34 2019-07-05

Nets know Dzanan Musa’s itching to take next step LAS VEGAS — Those around Dzanan Musa say the young wing was champing at the bit all last season in the G-League, looking at Brooklyn from afar and convinced he should be in the NBA. The Nets see that ...
08:34 2019-07-07

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the US is the only one not to guarantee workers paid le...
10:34 2019-06-18

Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden to step down Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden told staffers on Thursday that he is exiting the venerable but struggling men’s title at the end of June, the latest high-level departure at Hearst Magazines. No re...
03:51 2019-05-24

Trump and Xi Have Reason to Step Back From the Brink Both the U.S. and China are heading into the G-20 loudly proclaiming they don’t need a deal. The reality is that both economies have already suffered substantial damage—and the next round of tariffs w...
00:51 2019-06-28

Google just took a strange step towards replacing Android with something better Android might be one of the two most important mobile operating systems right now, and the biggest one by market share, but it certainly won’t be around forever. That’s why Google is alrea...
17:34 2019-07-01

Dutch lawmakers step up tax demands on multinationals Dutch lawmakers have launched an inquiry into how to make multinationals pay their fair share of tax, after public criticism that government reforms do not go far enough....
15:00 2019-06-12

Mane to step down as Senegal penalty-taker "Sadio Mane has said will step aside as Senegal\u0027s penalty taker for the time being after missing spot kicks in successive games at the Africa Cup of Nations."...
12:51 2019-07-06

Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Review: A step above anything that has come before This latest installment in the evolving story of Final Fantasy XIV throws wide the gates inviting all players into the best MMORPG Expansion of all time....
19:51 2019-07-10

Creating a Japanese-Italian megasupplier was just Step 1 CEO Beda Bolzenius' immediate task is stitching together 2 complex supplier giants: Nissan-controlled Calsonic Kansei and FCA-controlled Magneti Marelli. After that, acquisitions are part of the plan....
06:17 2019-07-01

Doctors upgrade David Ortiz's condition to 'good' after shooting David Ortiz's condition has been upgraded to ‘good’ by his doctors, his wife Tiffany said in a statement as he recovers in a Massachusetts hospital.      ...
20:17 2019-06-18

Pressure over Brexit vote may force Theresa May to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May may step down as soon as Friday amid a mutiny among her cabinet members and her inability to get Parliament to sign off on a deal to exit the European Union, accordi...
17:51 2019-05-23

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
17:34 2019-06-03

Longtime US Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue to step down in 2022 Longtime U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue will step down as CEO in June 2022, the business group said Wednesday, and relinquish his title as president immediately....
00:17 2019-06-06

Iran's Zarif says next step will be enriching uranium above 3.67%: IRIB Iran will enrich uranium above 3.67% fissile purity, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday, if European countries fail to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers....
17:34 2019-07-01

Apple Watch just got one step closer to ditching the iPhone When the first Apple Watch launched in 2015, it was inextricably linked to Apple’s iPhone. Much of the Apple Watch’s functionality depended on you also having an iOS device on hand, but ov...
05:34 2019-06-19

Alphabet's robotaxis get one step closer to commercial use in California In a milestone approval, Alphabet-owned Waymo can transport passengers for robotaxi service and is the first to be able to use a third-party safety operators....
22:34 2019-07-02

The iPad just moved a big step closer to replacing your laptop It’s been nearly 10 years since the debut of the iPad, and we’ve had to wait for iOS 13 to arrive to finally get the kind of external storage support we’ve been asking for from the beginning. We...
18:34 2019-06-04

The Wizards’ new GM needs to be bold, and trading Bradley Beal is a first step After a disappointing draft lottery that dropped them to the No. 9 pick, the Wizards face a series of complex decisions and the reality that there are no miracle solutions at hand....
00:17 2019-05-22

Liverpool ready for next step in Champions League final MADRID (AP) — Jürgen Klopp saw last year’s loss in the Champions League final as a starting point for Liverpool. Now he feels it’s time for the next step, to finish the season celebrating ...
22:17 2019-05-31

Alvin Ailey’s Associate Artistic Director to Step Down Masazumi Chaya will leave his post in January, and Matthew Rushing will take over. Also, Ronni Favors, an ex-Ailey member, will become rehearsal director....
19:17 2019-07-08

Prague crowds demand PM Andrej Babis step down Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is fending off corruption charges, trouble in parliament, and a countrywide protest movement against his government. Hundreds of thousands have rallied against him in...
08:34 2019-06-24

Expert: Boeing parts review by FAA important step Boeing is telling some airlines flying its 737 to replace a part on the planes' wings, a move that could affect more than 100 planes. Boeing says it is working with the Federal Aviation Administr...
12:00 2019-06-04

A step too VAR? Video replays don't solve referee errors "Former UEFA president Michel Platini always opposed the introduction of technology in football because he felt that, once it gained a foothold, it would quickly expand and change the character of the...
16:17 2019-06-10

This Subaru WRX Plays Initial D Eurobeat Music When You Step on the Gas Japanese car enthusiast and apparent technophile Stan LeJay has a Subaru GC8 with a few tuner mods, but the most interesting by far is his home-made infotainment system that cranks Initial D Eurobeat ...
16:51 2019-06-28

The Latest: Iran sees ‘step forward’ but not satisfied VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on Persian Gulf tensions (all times local): 5 p.m. A senior Iranian official says that a meeting with Tehran’s remaining partners in its nuclear deal with world powers w...
17:17 2019-06-28

UK must decide next step on Brexit, says France’s Europe minister Amélie de Montchalin says EU 27 countries are not putting pressure on Britain over BrexitFrance’s minister for European affairs, Amélie de Montchalin, has said it is up to the UK to decide the next st...
21:17 2019-06-28

USA’s Megan Rapinoe says equal pay talk must ‘move to the next step’ • ‘We put on an incredible show. We cannot do anything more’• Equal pay chant rang around ground after World Cup finalMegan Rapinoe called for the conversation on equal pay to move forward after she h...
01:51 2019-07-08

Japan, South Korea step up trade dispute Japan and South Korea ratcheted up tension on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supply of smartphones and chips, with Seoul denouncing Japanese media reports that it tra...
11:17 2019-07-09

Could the government step in to save stricken British Steel? The loss of strategic industrial capacity – and well-paid jobs – suggests every avenue ought to be exploredTo see the Scunthorpe steelworks in action is to witness British manufacturing prowess at its...
00:34 2019-05-26

For the unsinkable Serena Williams, the last step is proving the hardest Coming back from childbirth was always going to be her biggest challenge, but the baggage of trying to become the all-time great is proving a formidable haul even for Serena Eight years ago, the docum...
11:51 2019-05-25

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, whi...
05:51 2019-06-14

Jerami Grant hopes to help youthful Nuggets take next step The acquisition of forward Jerami Grant in a deal with Oklahoma City was the only change the Denver Nuggets have made so far in the offseason. It could be just the move they needed to keep pace with t...
03:17 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defence systems, the head of the Turkish Defence Industr...
16:51 2019-06-10

Le’Veon Bell’s hefty promise is next step in unlocking Darnold Le’Veon Bell showed up at Jets minicamp Tuesday with unmistakable star power, and fully cognizant that the magnitude of his star will be blinding in the New York market. And he will not squint for one...
07:17 2019-06-05

Russia's Yandex plans bold step for self-driving cars Starting in August, the company intends to remove human safety drivers from five of its autonomous vehicles now operating in the Russian city of Innopolis and conduct completely driverless commercial ...
17:51 2019-06-21

Supermarket managers step down amid controversy over safari photos In the photos, the couple could be seen standing over various big-game animals they allegedly hunted, including a hippopotamus, a zebra, an alligator and a leopard...
04:01 2019-07-12

British PM proposes new Brexit deal while facing calls to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union before she steps down....
17:17 2019-05-21

China, Mexico Signal Willingness to Step Up Trade Talks With U.S. China and Mexico both signaled a willingness to negotiate with Washington over escalating trade issues, while the Trump administration defended its use of tariffs to gain concessions from trading part...
21:17 2019-06-03

Tour of Norway: Wins keep coming for Deceuninck -Quick-Step "Despite fierce conception on a technical finish in Mandal, Belgian WorldTour team Deceuninck - Quick-Step continues to make it look easy this season collecting win No.31 as Colombian sprinter Álvaro ...
22:51 2019-05-29

House Dems eye $1 trillion ‘minibus’ in first step to avoid shutdown The House will likely take up a roughly $1 trillion funding package next week, marking an aggressive first step by Democrats to avert yet another paralyzing government shutdown this year, according to...
21:51 2019-06-03

Carter Page FISA one step closer to fuller declassification The Justice Department declined on Friday to declassify any more information from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act documents related to the surveillance of former Trump campaign associate Car...
05:34 2019-06-30

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, accordi...
05:34 2019-06-08

Trump meets Kim in DMZ, becomes first sitting US president to step into Hermit Kingdom With wide grins and a historic handshake, President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. leader to set foot into North Korea when he took 20 steps into the Hermit Kingdom on Sunday....
13:51 2019-06-30

Putin: Meeting with British PM could be step to moving past Skripal row Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a published interview he believed his meeting with Britain's Theresa May at the G20 summit this week could help repair relations after the poisonng of a former...
22:00 2019-06-27

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber , named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and added that its co-founders would be stepping down fro...
12:00 2019-06-04

Donald Trump's Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Step Down This Month Sarah Sanders, the combative White House press secretary whose tenure was marked by controversy and questions about her credibility, will be leaving after 22 months on the job, President Donald Trump....
04:51 2019-06-14

Trump becomes first sitting president to step foot into North Korea President Trump shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Korean demilitarized zone before crossing, becoming the first U.S. leader to meet his North Korean counterpart at the border....
10:34 2019-06-30

Aziz Ansari moves forward, but Right Now is a step backward for his comedy As befits the title of his latest stand-up special, Aziz Ansari concerns himself with the present in Aziz Ansari Right Now, addressing how he’s navigating the world following an accusation of sexual m...
01:17 2019-07-10

Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league More than 200 of the world's top women's hockey players have formed a union, saying they must "stand together" if there is to be a sustainable professional league....
14:38 2019-05-21

Migrants step off German aid ship after captain defies Italy ROME (AP) — Forty migrants have disembarked on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa after the captain of the German aid ship which rescued them docked without permission, ramming an Italian border pol...
10:34 2019-06-29

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided since late last year amid United Nations-led peace...
14:38 2019-05-21

Maurizio Sarri: coaching Ronaldo will be a 'step up' from Chelsea – video Maurizio Sarri says his move to Juventus from Chelsea is a ‘step up’ as he will have the opportunity to coach players such as Cristiano Ronaldo. Speaking at his unveiling, the Italian said it was his ...
18:34 2019-06-20

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the government....
09:51 2019-06-18

Walmart will save $30 million by putting new step stools in its warehouses CEO Doug McMillon said Walmart will save at least $30 million this year by putting lighter-weight step stools in its distribution centers for workers to use....
18:34 2019-06-07

Activists step up trainings amid Trump deportation threats CHICAGO (AP) — With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing tools: The know-your-rights training. From Los Ang...
23:17 2019-06-22

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO, according to CNBC. The move would allow Zuckerberg...
01:17 2019-05-22

Jets relying on Marcus Maye to take next step and stay healthy Marcus Maye is sporting a new number, playing for a new coach and in a new system, leaving him with slightly different responsibilities. But donning a red pinnie during practice and fielding questions...
17:34 2019-06-06

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran 'step back' The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to "step back and recalculate" in response to a U.S. military buildup in the Persian Gulf area....
20:34 2019-06-06

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran ‘step back’ BAGHDAD (AP) — The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to “step back and recalculate” in response to a U.S. military buildup in the Persian Gulf a...
21:17 2019-06-06

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred fr...
05:51 2019-05-24

Chopsticks Is One Small Step for Netflix, One Giant Leap for Its Director Starring Mithila Palkar and Abhay Deol, Netflix Indian movie Chopsticks is about a diffident young woman (Palkar) who teams up with a suave conman (Deol) to recover her stolen car from a goat-loving.....
10:17 2019-05-29

Alice Roberts: government should step up humanist wedding recognition TV scientist wants government to speed up process of changing the law in England and WalesThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of humanist weddings despite growing demand for such ...
21:51 2019-06-16

With Eye On 2022, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Step Up UP Tours: Report In a bid to infuse fresh energy in the party organisation and with the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in mind, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will increase the frequency of her......
12:17 2019-06-16

Sonia Gandhi Accuses Centre Of Taking "First Step" To Privatisation UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday opposed in Lok Sabha a railway ministry proposal to corporatize its production units, including the Modern Coach Factory in her Lok Sabha constituency of Rae......
17:34 2019-07-02

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight cli...
06:51 2019-05-24

Stocks relieved at trade truce, bonds step back Stocks rallied and bonds retreated in Asia on Monday as a thaw in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute averted one threat to the global economy, leading investors to pare wagers on aggressive policy easing by ...
06:17 2019-07-01

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised to not back down, with Joshua Wong telling DW: "Now ...
01:17 2019-06-19

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic r...
11:51 2019-06-16

Red Bull's Gasly: Silverstone performance a "massive step" forward Red Bull Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly says he has made a "massive step" forward during what he feels is so far his "strongest" weekend of the season at Silverstone...
14:51 2019-07-14

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border....
19:00 2019-05-31

Trump meets Kim Jong Un, becomes first sitting U.S. president to step into North Korea _____ SEOUL, South Korea — Taking an unprecedented step onto North Korean soil, President Donald Trump announced Sunday that Washington and Pyongyang will relaunch stalled nuclear talks. The statement...
22:00 2019-06-30

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040....
12:17 2019-06-04

Missouri moves a step closer to enacting eight-week abortion restriction A Missouri proposal to ban abortions after eight weeks — with the exception of a medical emergency for the mother — is a step closer to becoming law....
15:17 2019-05-21

It's time for men to step up and share responsibility for birth control | Moira Donegan Why does the onus of birth control always fall on women? With access to contraception and abortion under threat, men must do their partA woman who doesn’t want to get pregnant can take a pill, or wear...
11:34 2019-06-06

Jet.com President Simon Belsham to step down as Walmart eliminates role, further integrates with Jet Walmart also announced that Jet.com team leaders will now report to Kieran Shanahan, who's been overseeing Walmart's food, consumables and health-and-wellness divisions online....
02:34 2019-06-13

U.S. welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal as 'important step forward' The United States on Saturday welcomed a provisional agreement forged by Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups to share power for three years as an "importan...
02:17 2019-07-07

G-20 Tells Social-Media Operators to Step Up Efforts Against Terrorist Content The U.S. joined other major nations in calling for social-media companies to crack down on violent terrorist content online, an apparent easing of Washington’s concerns about internet censorship....
19:34 2019-06-30

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced by Republicans and signed by Donald Trump, the GO...
01:17 2019-06-11

Callum to step down as Jaguar design chief; Thomson named successor In his 20 years at Jaguar, Ian Callum has overseen a shift in design away from a traditional luxury style that frequently referenced cars from the past to a much more modern look, culminating in the I...
18:17 2019-06-04

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: How to set up 2-Step verification on Rockstar Social Club Rockstar is giving away the Racoon Hat for Red Dead Redemption 2 Online players for free when they enable Two-Factor Authentication . Here's how to do it....
00:00 2019-05-29

Manchester United step up Wan-Bissaka chase with fresh talks over transfer • Palace may try to get Zaha sell-on clause removed in deal• Atalanta’s Timothy Castagne a possible replacementManchester United are holding further talks with Crystal Palace this weekend aimed at agr...
17:00 2019-06-15

European final a step in "spectacular progress" for Barca women's team Barcelona are making their first appearance in the women's Champions League final against holders Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday but landing a maiden European title is just one part of the club's gran...
13:51 2019-05-23

Federer downs Herbert to take a step closer to 10th Halle crown Roger Federer's Wimbledon preparations gained momentum as the Swiss blasted past Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Halle Open where he is seeking a 10th title....
19:34 2019-06-22

UPDATE 1-Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, accordi...
03:17 2019-06-08

Gary Woodland’s last step: Handling final-round pressure of US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sometimes the signs are simply too obvious to ignore. They needn’t be lit up with neon lights to properly deliver the message. Sometimes in sports, as an event is unfolding, the...
11:00 2019-06-16

Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet Russia is getting closer to implementing the sort of internet regulations that exist under the Great Firewall of China. Earlier this year, internet providers began preparing to conduct tests to find o...
20:17 2019-06-07

Meghan McCain and Joy Behar get so heated over Trump, Whoopi Goldberg has to step in "View" hosts Meghan McCain and Joy Behar got so entangled in argument on Wednesday that co-host Whoopi Goldberg had to step in to break up the fight. ...
20:51 2019-06-20

"A Step-Up Ladder?": Sanjay Nirupam Attacks Milind Deora On Resignation Senior Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam today questioned the intentions of his party colleague Milind Deora soon after he resigned as the Congress's Mumbai unit chief....
19:34 2019-07-07

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
07:17 2019-07-12

Pope Francis moves NYC Archbishop Sheen one step closer to sainthood Pope Francis officially recognized a miracle attributed to Sheen on Saturday, clearing the way for the beatification of the Emmy Award-winning cleric, who died in 1979....
06:51 2019-07-07

US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting Cuba; cruise lines scrutinizing rules The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
03:01 2019-06-05

U.S. companies tentatively step back into business with Huawei, but a long fight looms American semiconductor companies and Microsoft are making plans to continue business as usual with Huawei as experts make sense of amendments to Trump's ban....
23:51 2019-07-01

Brexit has distracted us from the climate disaster awaiting us. Britain must step up | Jake Woodier A UN climate conference bid could be a perfect catalyst for change – and unify the UK for the push for a green revolutionAlmost halfway through 2019, it has felt, sometimes, like a breakthrough year f...
17:17 2019-06-06

Washington 'sanctuary' law means Gov. Inslee should step down or be held in contempt, arrested, sheriff says Washington Gov. Jay Inslee should step down, be held in contempt or arrested for approving a "sanctuary" law, according to the Spokane County sheriff....
01:01 2019-06-01

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit: Instragram) Anti-vaccine advocates received a ...
05:51 2019-06-15

New North Korea constitution calls Kim head of state, seen as step to U.S. peace treaty Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution observers said was possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty with the...
08:17 2019-07-12

John Gotti’s brother seeks compassionate jail release under Trump’s ‘First Step Act’ “Dapper Don” John Gotti’s remorseful ailing older brother wants to be sprung from prison under the prison reform bill that President Trump signed into law last year....
19:34 2019-07-05

Pelosi calls for Acosta to step down over Epstein plea deal, hits Trump House Speaker Nancy Pelosi late Monday called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to step down for what she called an “unconscionable agreement” with Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged earlier with sex ...
09:34 2019-07-09

President Trump tells Kim Jong Un ‘I was proud to step over the line’ into North Korea PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — President Trump tells Kim Jong Un ‘I was proud to step over the line’ into North Korea. The post President Trump tells Kim Jong Un ‘I was proud to step over t...
14:51 2019-06-30

Sony's New Truly Wireless Noise-Canceling Earbuds Feel Like a Fancy Step Forward Sony showed up early to the truly wireless noise-canceling party in 2017, and now the company has an exciting new update: the WF-1000XM3 truly wireless earbuds. They cost $230 and look like some silly...
15:17 2019-07-05

Anti-riot police step back from Honduras protests, fueling demonstrations Members of a Honduran riot police that have dealt with weeks of protests stood down in Tegucigalpa on Wednesday, allowing adversaries of President Juan Orlando Hernandez to block streets and cause tra...
09:00 2019-06-20

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, demand city leader step down Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked...
14:51 2019-06-16

German Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles to step down after EU poll losses Andrea Nahles, the leader of Germany's SPD, has announced her resignation following poor results for her party at the European elections. The move could destabilize Angela Merkel's coalition....
20:17 2019-06-02

Angry Democrats step up calls for Nancy Pelosi to impeach Donald Trump A growing number of Democrats are piling the pressure on House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the launch of impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
18:00 2019-05-22

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hammer Series continues in Norway …"...
20:51 2019-05-26

'We Took A Bold Step This Time': Final Fantasy XIV Director Addresses The Game's Sweeping New Changes Last week, I spent over six hours picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” in a lavishly adorned theater space. I played a new dungeon, sampled the new job classes, and examine...
00:17 2019-05-30

Childish Gambino choreographer urges fans to step up for young rural Africans Sherrie Silver, who was behind acclaimed video This is America, launches virtual dance ‘petition’ to promote investment in farmingShe made a name for herself as the choreographer behind one of the mos...
12:17 2019-05-29

Cuba Gooding Jr 'frisky but not inappropriate' says lawyer, as star denies groping woman in nightclub Cuba Gooding Jr has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman in a New York nightclub as his lawyer said the Oscar winner is "frisky but not inappropriate"....
23:34 2019-06-14

With NASA’s Orion Abort-System Test, Americans Just Took a Small (and Very Big) Step Closer to the Moon It was a modest little rocket scheduled to make a modest little flight, and yet an awful lot of people showed up at Cape Canaveral before dawn this morning to watch it happen. They had good reason to ...
18:00 2019-07-02

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as the DMV), go-go forebears like Chuck Brown and Rare...
22:00 2019-06-06

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Repu...
22:51 2019-05-21

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on ab...
19:34 2019-05-21

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he will be stepping down over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking cha...
17:00 2019-07-12

Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need for uranium enriched up to 20%, only a step away from weapon-grade levels TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need for uranium enriched up to 20%, only a step away from weapon-grade levels. The post Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need fo...
14:17 2019-06-17

An inclusive Pride flag is the first step in confronting racism in LGBT+ spaces | Sharan Dhaliwal Until people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds feel comfortable in LGBT+ communities, the new black and brown stripes are vitalThe first bricks at the Stonewall riots were thrown by Marsha P ...
11:17 2019-06-21

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Demonstrators Urge City’s Leader to Step Down Many protesters said they were no longer demonstrating only against a contentious extradition bill but also the city’s leadership and the police response to the protests....
10:17 2019-06-16

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road tha...
20:51 2019-05-31

As Houthi forces withdraw from key Yemeni ports, UN monitoring chief welcomes 'first practical step on the ground' As Yemenis continue to finalize redeployment procedures in line with the UN-brokered Hudaydah Agreement, under which Government coalition and rebel leaders are to pull forces out of the key port city ...
20:34 2019-05-21

Threat of first national rail strike in 20 years moves a step closer in major dispute over pensions The first national rail strike since 1994 has moved a step closer with more than 40,000 mainline rail staff to be balloted in an escalating dispute over pensions....
11:17 2019-06-28

Donald Trump becomes first US President to step into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un arranged on Twitter Donald Trump has become the first US President to step into North Korea after meeting Kim Jong Un at the border in a last-minute meeting arranged via Twitter....
09:34 2019-06-30

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely withdrawn and the city’s leader step down, a da...
10:17 2019-06-16

Iran warns Europe it 'will take next step' to enrich uranium to weapons-grade level if new deal isn't reached Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani warned Europeans nations Wednesday that Tehran will "take the next step" in increasing its uranium enrichment closer to weapons-grade levels this coming Sunday if they ...
15:34 2019-07-03

Government lawyers step up effort to get a citizenship question on 2020 Census, court filing shows President Trump also said he was mulling an executive order in search for a legal path to restore the controversial question after the Supreme Court ruling froze it....
05:34 2019-07-06

This 4-step hair-care system addressed a problem I never knew I had — now I have defined curls instead of frizzy waves Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our repor...
05:51 2019-05-24

U.S. launches probe of French plans to tax tech giants, a potential step to retaliation and a new transatlantic trade rift The United States is investigating France for possible unfair trade practices over its initiative to slap new taxes on Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech companies...
00:34 2019-07-11

Celtics Draft Outspoken Round-Earther, Move One Step Closer To Post-Kyrie Irving Future The Boston Celtics used the 22nd pick in the first round of Thursday night’s NBA draft to select first-team All-American Grant Williams from Tennessee. Williams is a skilled, undersized forward and th...
11:17 2019-06-21

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyer seeks dismissal of charge, says accuser has 'troubled mentality' The actor seeks dismissal of groping charge at hearing Wednesday, says accuser's blog posts show "troubled mentality" that explain "false" allegation.        ...
22:00 2019-06-27

Russian Doll Season 2 Will Be All About a Cat? Russian Doll season two is officially happening! So, what's next for "sweet birthday baby" Nadia and Alan? "I don't know, maybe season two is all about Oatmeal the......
04:34 2019-06-13

Narva: The EU's 'Russian' city What are the concerns of people in the Estonian border city of Narva? And how much significance does the EU election really have in a "Russian city"?...
14:34 2019-05-26

If You Can't Upgrade From Windows 7 to Windows 10, What Should You Do? While I always recommend upgrading to the latest and greatest version of whatever software you’re using, this might not be the best option if you’re running an older device that’s already struggling t...
18:51 2019-06-21

The Snapdragon 855 is getting an upgrade to the Snapdragon 855+ Enlarge Today Qualcomm announced a mid-cycle upgrade for the Snapdragon 855, called the "Snapdragon 855+." As a mid-cycle upgrade, there aren't huge changes here. It's still an eight-core, 7nm SoC,...
18:51 2019-07-15

Xi gets Russian ice cream from Putin for his birthday Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday Saturday alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, who surprised him with ice cream, the Kremlin said in a statement....
19:00 2019-06-17

How to Reset U.S.-Russian Relations Today For thirty years, since the end of the Cold War, U.S. policy toward Russia has been going in circles with the relationship getting worse as different U.S. administrations came and went. Today, the U.S...
14:17 2019-06-20

Huawei works on 5G with Russian operator MTS Huawei has agreed a deal with Russian mobile operator MTS to cooperate on the development of 5G networks.The Chinese giant and MTS will work together in areas such as indoor coverage, Fixed Wireless A...
12:51 2019-06-06

The Russian da Vincis: Originals or imitations? "Madonna Benois" and "Madonna Litta": Of Leonardo da Vinci's nearly 20 preserved paintings, two are located in Russia. From June on, they are on show in Italy for a brief period. But are they authenti...
15:51 2019-06-04

79 Injured in Explosion at Russian TNT Plant MOSCOW — Russia’s health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) eas...
01:00 2019-06-02

Emaciated polar bear goes to Russian zoo MOSCOW (AP) — An emaciated polar bear who was roaming a Russian industrial city far south from normal bear hunting-grounds is being transported to a zoo for examination and treatment. The bear was spo...
17:34 2019-06-21

Akiem Hicks sees step forward for Bears in 2019: 'We can be as dominant as we want to be' Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks of the Bears said he's expecting Chicago to take a step forward this year under a new defensive coordinator.       ...
05:51 2019-07-04

Trump says ‘feels great’ to be 1st US president to step into North Korea, hails ‘great friendship’ with Kim PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump says ‘feels great’ to be 1st US president to step into North Korea, hails ‘great friendship’ with Kim . The post Trump says ‘feels greatR...
14:51 2019-06-30

Opinion: It's time for Raptors' Kyle Lowry to step up and make noise against Warriors Toronto's highly-paid point guard finally has reached the NBA Finals after 14 years in the trenches. But he needs to start making big plays.        ...
08:51 2019-06-03

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to hospital A Russian investigative journalist who was taken into custody this week for alleged drug offences was taken to hospital after feeling unwell, police said on Saturday....
19:51 2019-06-08

U.S. Navy says Russian destroyer almost collided with cruiser The U.S. Navy said on Friday a Russian destroyer almost collided with one of its guided missile cruisers in the Philippine Sea in an incident it denounced as "unsafe and unprofessional"....
13:00 2019-06-07

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google: RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
17:51 2019-06-07

Russian missile explodes over northern Cyprus The leaders of the breakaway Turkish-controlled region of Cyprus said an overnight explosion appears to have been Russian in origin. One official said it most likely "fell" out of the sky on its way t...
10:17 2019-07-01

2 missing, 20 injured after Russian TNT plant blast MOSCOW (AP) — Two people are reported missing and nearly 20 injured after an explosion in a Russian plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, about 400 kilometers (250 mile...
14:34 2019-06-01

Bears in Russian zoo predict Ukrainian election "Anyone but Poroshenko!" cried the crowd in a Russian zoo on Thursday as a brown bear made its way toward a butternut squash bearing a picture of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko....
17:00 2019-05-21

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers i...
14:17 2019-07-09

Russian submarine sailors buried in St. Petersburg Following a deadly fire on a Russian nuclear submarine, Russian authorities laid the bodies of 14 naval officers to rest in St. Petersburg. The Kremlin has stayed tight-lipped over the incident....
15:51 2019-07-06

Pack up a Russian picnic | Four favourite recipes Bundle up a basket with a refreshing cold soup, a buckwheat salad with a side of pickles, and a semolina cake to finishPrep 20 minCook 9 minServes 4 Continue reading......
14:00 2019-06-08

Up to 70 Russian athletes could face doping charges The Russian anti-doping agency says the number of athletes accused of receiving banned treatments from a doctor could rise to 70       ...
11:51 2019-06-19

Opinion: Georgians oppose Russian meddling Hundreds of Georgians were injured protesting against Russian MP Sergei Gavrilov addressing Orthodox law-makers in parliament. A veritable political crisis might be looming, says Christian F. Trippe....
08:34 2019-06-23

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to court A Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences was taken to court on Saturday to face possible arrest, after being hospitalized with suspected head injuries....
20:34 2019-06-08