• Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba
Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

The Obama policy is likely to be revised rather than reversed entirely. For ordinary Cuban citizens, the announcement from the US President Donald Trump was a shocker. "That process has been started, you can't put the genie back in the bottle 100%", one official said. Trump thrust the US and Cuba back on a path toward open ho.

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  • Teens' vaping rates decling, study says
Teens' vaping rates decling, study says

The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows cigarette smoking and vaping rates went down in 2016. The number of middle and high school students who used any tobacco product fell to 3.9 million in 2016 from 4.7 million in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  • Sharp rise in Britons seeking German passports as Brexit looms
Sharp rise in Britons seeking German passports as Brexit looms

Germany's Federal Statistical Office said 2,865 Britons became German citizens in 2016. "A connection with Brexit is obvious", the statistic office said, noting it was the highest ever recorded number for British citizens. The average new German citizen is 33 years old and has been living in Germany for 17 years. The second largest national...

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  • Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument
Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke capped a four day "listening tour" across Utah with a report sent to President Donald Trump Saturday that recommended scaling back the Bears Ears National Monument (BENM). Opponents of the decision said it was a federal "land grab" - even though the land was already federally managed - and argued it would ...

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  • Rick Scott expands special session to include medical marijuana
Rick Scott expands special session to include medical marijuana

The air is thick with irony. The House has teed up for a final vote Friday a measure (HB 1A) -- backed by Gov. Rick Scott -- that would provide $76 million to Visit Florida next fiscal year. So, it's possible for a grower to go over the 25 dispensary cap, but only if they buy a slot from another grower. The maximum number of retail outlets in...

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  • Texas Tech tops Sam Houston 6-0, reaches final of regional
Texas Tech tops Sam Houston 6-0, reaches final of regional

Junior center fielder Tanner Gardner put the Red Raiders on the board early with a two-run homer over the right field wall. Juan Aguilera (1-0), the fifth Arizona pitcher, went the final two innings and worked around a single and a walk in the 12th inning.

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  • GOP health bill a far cry from Trump promises
GOP health bill a far cry from Trump promises

That is to say that without some change, Americans will soon be spending $20 of every $100 on health care, leaving less for housing, food, clothing, education and anything else they might want to buy - vacations, concerts, cars and more. Kaiser surveyed 1,205 adults in mid-May. It is accurate that the AHCA rolls back Obamacare's massive Medicaid...

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  • Sampaoli unveiled as new coach of Argentina football team
Sampaoli unveiled as new coach of Argentina football team

Sampaoli was in charge of Spanish club Sevilla for one season. Sampaoli has the benefit of having arguably the world's best player at his disposal and the former Chile and Sevilla coach said Messi was ready to shine. "I want to welcome Jorge Sampaoli". Sampaoli took fourth-placed Sevilla to their highest finish in La Liga since 2010 during his ...

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