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US sanctions Cuban ministry for alleged human rights abuses

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

During his presidency, Donald Trump took a tough stance on Cuba, tightening restrictions on US travel and remittances.
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US imposes sanctions on Cuba citing human rights violations

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

The U.S. Department of the Treasury on Friday imposed sanctions on Cuba's Interior Ministry and its leader, accusing them of serious human rights violations.
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Teen Cuban infielder among Marlins' international signings

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MIAMI - An 18-year-old infielder from Cuba is among 11 players from four countries to sign with the Miami Marlins during Major League Baseball's international signing period.
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Cuba tweaks socialist model to encourage work amid crisis

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune

For more than 60 years, Cuba supplied at least some rice, milk, beans, sugar, chicken, electrical power and even cigarettes to its people nearly free of cost regardless of...
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Trump administration's last-minute policy pushes could be trouble for Biden

2 days ago   |   NBC News

The Trump administration is taking steps to tie President-elect Biden's hands on key domestic and foreign policies, particularly relating to the environment, China, Cuba and Iran.
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Cuba Gooding Jr. grope accuser wants default judgment after year of silence

Cuba Gooding Jr. grope accuser wants default judgment after year of silence

3 days ago   |   New York Post

The bartender who accused Cuba Gooding Jr. of pinching her butt wants a judge to issue a default judgment against the actor - since he hasn't responded to her lawsuit over a...
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Cuba, Though Angered by Terror Designation, Is Looking Past Trump

3 days ago   |   NY Times

The U.S. decision was made in “the death throes of a failed and corrupt administration,” Cuba's president said. For Cubans, the change in administrations in Washington can't...
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Cuba condemns new US sanctions, hopes for better with Biden

4 days ago   |   ABC News

A senior Cuban diplomat says Cuba is convinced that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden does not believe the Caribbean island nation sponsors terrorism
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‘Warmongering lies': Tehran hits back after Pompeo claims Al-Qaeda terrorists set up new base in Iran

‘Warmongering lies': Tehran hits back after Pompeo claims Al-Qaeda terrorists set up new base in Iran

4 days ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

America's “declassifications” of information about Iran are “fictitious,” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has tweeted. It followed US State Secretary Mike Pompeo accusing...
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The Trump Administration's Parting Outrage Against Cuba

The Trump Administration's Parting Outrage Against Cuba

4 days ago   |   MintPress News

On January 11, in his final days before leaving office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo added one parting blow to the series of bludgeons his administration has inflicted on...
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Hot Pockets recalled over potential glass and plastic contamination

Hot Pockets recalled over potential glass and plastic contamination

Check your freezer! Approximately 762,615 pounds of the recalled Hot Pockets were shipped to stores across the country. Read more ...

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

Dustin Higgs, convicted in the killings of three women in a Maryland wildlife refuge in 1996, was the third to receive a lethal injection this week at the federal prison in... Read more ...

Far-right personality ‘Baked Alaska' arrested after Capitol riot

Far-right personality ‘Baked Alaska' arrested after Capitol riot

Far right social media personality Tim Gionet - who goes by the name "Baked Alaska" - was arrested Saturday as part of an ongoing federal probe into the siege on Capitol Hill Read more ...

Report: Steelers 'expected' to promote QB coach Matt Canada to offensive...

Report: Steelers 'expected' to promote QB coach Matt Canada to offensive coordinator

Ian Rapoport, National Insider for the NFL Network, made the announcement in a tweet Saturday afternoon. Read more ...

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 38 more deaths, 526 new cases

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 38 more deaths, 526 new cases

The county has reported 135 coronavirus-related deaths of county residents this week, more than 100 of them having occurred in December. Read more ...

Liddell, No. 21 Ohio St power past No. 14 Illinois 87-81

Liddell, No. 21 Ohio St power past No. 14 Illinois 87-81

The game was very physical, mostly in the second half. One technical was called, on Ohio State's Duane Washington Jr., and the officials had to step in many times to avoid... Read more ...

NH reports 19 new COVID-19 deaths

NH reports 19 new COVID-19 deaths

Nineteen more New Hampshire residents have died of COVID-19, state health officials announced Saturday. Read more ...

Rams won't have WR Cooper Kupp for playoff game with Packers

Rams won't have WR Cooper Kupp for playoff game with Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Los Angeles Rams won't have leading receiver Cooper Kupp available for their NFC divisional playoff game against the top-seeded Green Bay Packers. Read more ...

In the Name of Science, Biden to Bring a Big WH First

In the Name of Science, Biden to Bring a Big WH First

President-elect Joe Biden says "science will always be at the forefront of my administration," and he's elevating Read more ...

UFC on ABC 1 results: Carlos Condit outgrapples Matt Brown en route to...

UFC on ABC 1 results: Carlos Condit outgrapples Matt Brown en route to unanimous win

Seven years after their originally scheduled fight was supposed to take place, Carlos Condit and Matt Brown finally squared off. After years of anticipation, Condit settled the... Read more ...