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Large protest at Georgia's parliament for 3rd straight day

Jun. 22, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators crowded outside Georgia's parliament Saturday night for the third straight day of protests that have kindled tensions in the country and prompted Russia to block air connections with its neighbor. The throng was mostly orderly but insistent in its array of...

Human rights group urges sanctions on Nicaragua's Ortega

Jun. 19, 2019 12:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch called Wednesday on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five high-level security officials for a crackdown on protests that began in April 2018. The human rights organization said sanctions should...

Justice Ginsburg warns of more 5-4 decisions ahead

Jun. 7, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested Friday that there will be sharp divisions among her colleagues as they finish their term, with decisions in high-profile cases about the census and the drawing of electoral maps expected before the end of the month. The justice was...

Cuba restrictions hit cruise lines at the start of summer

Jun. 5, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba will sting the cruise industry, taking away a new and increasingly popular destination at the start of the critical summer vacation season. Major cruise lines on Wednesday immediately began dropping stops in Cuba from their...

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures

Jun. 5, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — 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 businesses. The restrictions announced Tuesday eliminate U.S. cruise travel to Cuba. They also...

Trump administration halts cruises to Cuba under new rules

Jun. 4, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday ended the most popular forms of U.S. travel to Cuba, banning cruise ships and a heavily used category of educational travel in an attempt to cut off cash to the island's communist government. Cruise travel from the U.S. to Cuba began in May 2016 during...

Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips

Jun. 4, 2019 9:32 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips.

Former Fulbright scholar leaves sanctuary after 598 days

May. 31, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former Fulbright scholar who has been fighting deportation to his native Indonesia left the sanctuary of a Connecticut church Friday after 598 days. Sujitno Sajuti had been living inside Meriden's Unitarian Universalist church with his wife, Dahlia, since being ordered by...

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads

May. 29, 2019 7:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Without saying his name, Hillary Clinton assailed President Donald Trump during a commencement speech in New York on Wednesday, saying the president should be held accountable for defying Congress and ignoring special counsel Robert Mueller's findings on Russian attempts to interfere in...

City says company skipping Alabama due to abortion law

May. 21, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The city of Birmingham says a company has decided against moving to Alabama because of the state's move to outlaw virtually all abortions. Mayor Randall Woodfin's office says a technology company isn't coming to Birmingham because of the law, and another company has put a hold on a...