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President Trump partially rolls back Obama’s landmark Cuba deal

President Donald Trump declared Friday he was restoring some travel and economic restrictions on Cuba that were lifted as part of the Obama administration’s historic easing. He challenged the communist government of Raul Castro to negotiate a better deal for Cubans and Cuban-Americans. Announcing the rollback of President Barack Obama’s diplomatic opening during a speech […]






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Cuba hits back at Trump for resorting to ‘coercive methods of the past’

The Cuban government has denounced US President Donald Trump’s decision to tighten the blockade on the island as a setback in US-Cuban relations, but said it remained willing to continue “respectful dialogue”. The US president announced on Friday he was reimposing certain travel and trade restrictions eased by his predecessor, Barack Obama, condemning a “completely […]






Jared Kushner’s finances and business dealings are now a focus of the Trump-Russia investigation

The business dealings of Jared Kushner have become a focus in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a Washington Post report Thursday night. Kushner, the adviser and son-in-law of President Donald Trump, met separately with the Russian ambassador to the US and a Russian businessman in December […]






Trump son-in-law wanted ‘secret communications line’ to Moscow, says media

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, made a pre-inauguration proposal to the Russian ambassador to set up a secret, bug-proof communications line with the Kremlin, the Washington Post reported Friday evening. Kushner, then and now a close adviser to Trump, went so far as to suggest using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States to […]