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Cuba a year from getting new, non-Castro president

HAVANA (AP) — If all goes as expected, in exactly one year President Raul Castro will hand responsibility for Cuba's faltering economy and aging, …

Donald the Weak

Trump may aspire to be a strongman, but he's proving to be an exceptionally ineffectual president.<p>Donald Trump ran for president boasting of his supposedly legendary negotiating and management skills while promising that he alone could fix the problems ailing the country. But three weeks into his …

Donald Trump

Federal appeals court rules 3 to 0 against Trump on travel ban

A federal appeals panel has maintained the freeze on President Trump’s controversial immigration order, meaning previously barred refugees and citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries can continue entering the United States.<p>In a unanimous 29-page opinion, three judges from the U.S. Court of …

Immigration

The World Could Reach Peak Coal And Oil In Three Years, Thanks To Cheap Renewables

We’re not running out of fossil fuels, they’re just not going to be worth it.<p>The world could reach peak oil and coal in as little as three years–not because either is close to running out, but because of the falling cost of solar power and electric cars and stronger climate policy.<p>A new report from …

Trump’s immigration order means bureaucrats have to decide who’s a “real” Christian

President Trump’s executive order on immigration has a clause that is supposed to protect religious minorities. Trump has made clear he has in mind primarily Christians from the Middle East. If implemented, individuals who can show evidence of being persecuted as Christian will qualify for a fast …

Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA — here's what you need to know

It's one reason Trump won the White House, amid populist calls for protectionism. Many blue-collar workers in traditionally manufacturing-heavy states like Michigan blamed the trade deal for job losses, declining wages, and companies shifting manufacturing to Mexico.<p>President Trump, in particular, …

A photo of her brother’s corpse popped up on her phone. Now Syrian officials could be put on trial for war crimes.

The first criminal case in a Western court against members of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government began with a WhatsApp message.<p>Amal was alone in her hairdresser shop in a working-class neighborhood of Madrid when she clicked on the link. The face of her long-lost brother, Abdul, popped …

Middle East

Philippine drug killings could be crimes against humanity, AI claims

The investigation by Amnesty International (AI) has documented how police in the Philippines were paid per body. The operations were part of …

Asia