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He spent part of his afternoon with Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. The proliferation of tour operators, said Baker, is bringing the price down some, if only because rising hotel prices in Cuba have encouraged more operators to seek out private room rentals, either the traditional, informal casa paticulares homestays, or through Airbnb, which entered the Cuba market a year ago.
  • US official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release

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    The doctors said Warmbier's severe brain injury was most likely - given his young age - to have been caused by cardiopulmonary arrest cutting the blood supply to the brain. Dr. Brandon Foreman of University of Cincinnati Health said tests conducted at the hospital did not show the active presence of botulism . He said he and his wife grew frustrated with the lack of word about their son from former President Barack Obama's administration, which they said instructed them to keep a low ...
  • Ordeal of USA student in N.Korea, now in coma, 'terrible thing'

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    Cardiopulmonary arrrest is rare and typically caused by intoxication or traumatic injury. CNN reports that at a meeting on June 6 in New York, North Korea's United Nations ambassador told the State Department's special representative for North Korean policy, Joseph Yun, that Otto was in a coma .
  • Gunshots Ring Out at Republican Congressional Baseball Practice

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    Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas, injured his ankle while helping others take cover. Authorities said Wednesday there was not yet a clear motive for the shooting, as the FBI investigated Hodgkinson's associations and social media postings. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating the attack, which has raised questions about lawmakers' security, renewed the nation's contentious debate over guns and drawn fresh attention to the harsh rhetoric that reflects the deep political ...
  • Trump Lashes Out At Investigators After Reports Of Obstruction Of Justice Inquiry

    Trump Lashes Out At Investigators After Reports Of Obstruction Of Justice Inquiry

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    Even if Mueller's probe finds evidence Trump tried to obstruct justice, the Justice Department - which oversees the FBI and the special counsel investigation - is highly unlikely to indict a sitting president. In a series of early morning tweets on Thursday, Mr Trump wrote: "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" The former top cop also told the Senate Intelligence Committee that his termination ...
  • May visits fire victims in hospital

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    Hundreds of people were believed to be inside Grenfell Tower when the fire began. Aluminium composite panels have been used to cover the outside of buildings for more than 40 years. "I do sense the anger", Conservative lawmaker Andrea Leadsom said as she faced the fury of local residents during a tour of the site. Former cabinet minister Michael Portillo said that decision amounted to a lack of "humanity".
  • Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition But Improving, Doctors Say

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    The director of trauma for MedStar Washington Hospital said Rep. Steve Scalise's condition when he arrived at the hospital was "as critical as it could be". The president, whose administration has been dogged by allegations of ties between his 2016 campaign and Russian Federation, later wrote two tweets suggesting that Democrat Hillary Clinton, whom he defeated in last November's election, should be under investigation instead of him.
  • MLB Commissioner Manfred Issues Statement on Republican Baseball Practice Shooting

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    The opposing sides are paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise , the House majority whip who was critically wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday. Both Republican and Democratic leaders at the game encouraged a sense of unity in the wake of the shooting during an otherwise politically rancorous time in Washington when the parties are sharply divided over healthcare legislation and investigations of the members of the Trump ...
  • Stuntwoman successfully hangs from her teeth over Niagara Falls

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    She hung some 300 feet above the falls from the helicopter for about 20 minutes by clinging on to a customized mouthpiece attached to a hoop and cable. Husband and wife come from world-famous circus and daredevil families. Nik was in the helicopter encouraging his wife, as she also hung by her toes from a hoop.
  • Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave

    Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave

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    The Real Madrid forward, who has scored 12 goals in his past six games for Portugal, has won a number of club and worldwide competitions as well as several individual awards. The other teams are New Zealand , Cameroon , Chile, Australia and Mexico. Portugal has won six of its last seven games, with the only setback coming in a 3-2 loss against Sweden in a friendly in March.
  • Donald Trump restores travel and economic restrictions on Cuba

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    Trump announced the plan at a theater in Miami's Little Havana, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence and Florida Gov. They urged him to ease barriers with Havana that will boost trade and create jobs in both countries. Instead, Americans traveling to the island will have to be part of a group. President Donald Trump's new executive order could bring more restrictive rules for those traveling to and from Cuba.