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January 6, 2019 7:10 PM Key Cuban figure in Bay of Pigs victory dies at 95

HAVANA (Reuters) - Jose Ramon Fernandez Alvarez, who commanded Cuban forces under the leadership of Fidel Castro at the Bay of Pigs, repelling an exile invasion supported by the United States, died on Sunday at 95. Fernandez passed away in the early hours of the morning, Cuban state-run media reported, but as is customary in Cuba no information was given 125

January 6, 2019 4:04 AM South Korea's Celltrion aims to set up China JV within first half of 2019: chairman

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean drugmaker Celltrion Inc (068270.KS) aims to set up a joint venture in China within the first half of this year, and begin selling products in the country next year, its chairman said on Sunday. “Since last year, we’ve been pushing on with a plan to set up a joint venture in China,” Chairman Seo Jung Jin told reporters 97

January 5, 2019 12:48 PM German second-tier club Paderborn sign Sporting KC's Shelton, UCLA's Kamara

German side Paderborn have signed two forwards playing in the United States to help their bid for promotion back to the Bundesliga. The second-division club say Khiry Shelton is joining from Major League Soccer side Sporting Kansas City and Mohamed Kamara is switching from UCLA. Both took part in training on Saturday. The 25-year-old Shelton, who made his MLS debut 115

January 5, 2019 8:08 AM Iran says despite U.S. sanctions, it has found new 'potential' oil buyers

LONDON (Reuters) - All countries that were granted waivers from the United States to continue buying a certain amount of Iranian oil imports are complying with U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian energy official said, noting that Tehran was hopeful to find new buyers. The United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Iran last year and snapped sanctions 112

January 5, 2019 12:57 AM Washington governor to pardon pot crimes, six years after legalization

(Reuters) - Washington state will create a streamlined system to pardon people convicted of misdemeanor marijuana possession before the drug was legal, under an initiative launched on Friday by Governor Jay Inslee, who is considering a run for U.S. president. Voters in Washington state and Colorado in 2012 made their two states the first in the United 175

January 4, 2019 11:37 PM How the shutdown is messing with your great American vacation

Marnie Hunter and Katia Hetter, CNN • Updated 4th January 2019 The partial government shutdown in the United States raises all sorts of questions for travelers on topics from aviation safety and security to passports and national parks. Although National Park Service sites across the country have been closed during previous government shutdowns, many have initially 110

January 4, 2019 9:24 PM Here Are All of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses You Can See in 2019

2019 will have plenty in store for astronomy fans across the world, with a total solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse and more. The most exciting such event for U.S.-based stargazers may be the so-called “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” on Jan. 21, says Christian Veillet, an astronomer at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory 126

January 4, 2019 10:48 AM Trump's Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Syria Will Boost Iran's Fortunes

President Donald Trump’s sudden announcement in December that the U.S. would withdraw troops from Syria came at a time when Washington seemed to finally be developing a strategy to tackle the Syrian conflict that went beyond prioritizing fighting ISIS. It was not Syria that was the focus of this new strategy; it was Iran. While former President Barack 112

January 4, 2019 12:41 AM ‎Polysphere on the App Store

Polysphere is a brand new puzzle game that trains your brain! Swipe to rotate the puzzle until you see a complete picture. Dive into a whole new 3D puzzle experience! 1. Weekly Diamond Membership offers a weekly subscription for $7.99 after a 3-day free trial. It unlocks unique pictures every day and removes all ads. 2. Monthly Diamond Membership offers 119

January 3, 2019 8:04 PM US Army chief of staff makes surprise stop in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan – The U.S. Army's chief of staff made a surprise visit to the Afghanistan's capital, where he met President Ashraf Ghani to discuss prospects for a peaceful end to the country's 17-year war, the United States' longest. In a statement late Thursday, Ghani's office said Gen. Mark A. Milley supported Afghan-led talks with the Taliban 107