Arguing that the détente had enriched the Cuban army, Mr. Trump stated he would reinstate travel and commercial restrictions to drive concessions from the Castro authorities.
However the reversal might harm small businesses on the island too. There have been combined reactions in Miami’s Little Havana.
three. “Will they ship a drone to take away my pockets?”
The information that Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $thirteen.four billion impressed legions of armchair comics on social media.
And we requested Amazon’s founder about his philanthropic plans. Jeff Bezos, who’s on his solution to turning into the richest person in the world, then took to Twitter to solicit concepts.
four. Russia says it may need killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, above, in an airstrike within the Syrian desert.
The strike occurred on Might 28 outdoors Raqqa, and the Russian army says it additionally killed 30 subject commanders and as many as 300 fighters. However rumors of Mr. Baghdadi’s dying have circulated earlier than, and the Pentagon stated it had no indication that this one was true.
5. Anger surged over the federal government’s response to the Grenfell Tower fire in London.
A whole lot are homeless and the dying toll stands at 30, a determine that would rise to 70. The police stated they have been opening a legal investigation to find out if negligence had led to the blaze.
Among the many first victims to be recognized: Mohammed Alhajali, a 23-year-old Syrian refugee, above, who had reached Europe by sea.
6. “My son beloved this metropolis, and this metropolis killed my son. And a assassin will get away.”
That was Valerie Castile, above, the mother of Philando Castile, whose identify turned recognized around the globe when he was fatally shot by a police officer — and his girlfriend streamed the aftermath on Fb Stay.
The Minnesota police officer, Jeronimo Yanez, was acquitted of second-diploma manslaughter and endangering security by discharging a firearm.
7. A younger lady in Massachusetts was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for urging her boyfriend to kill himself.
Michelle Carter, who was 17 on the time of Conrad Roy III’s suicide, faces as much as 20 years in jail. It was a uncommon authorized discovering that, primarily, an individual’s phrases alone can instantly trigger another person’s suicide.
eight. Helmut Kohl, the chief who reunified Germany, died at 87.
Mr. Kohl was chancellor from 1982 to 1998. He was remembered as an enormous of epochal occasions that redrew Europe’s political structure and dismantled the minefields and watchtowers of the Iron Curtain.
9. “We needed to be someplace totally different, see one thing totally different.”
That was the prevailing sentiment at Flint Northwestern High School in Michigan when the time got here to plan the promenade. The scholars needed to flee their nervousness concerning the metropolis’s water disaster, poverty and gun violence.
They donned elaborate, colour-coordinated outfits for his or her milestone bash, aboard a riverboat in Detroit. Some had by no means been to the town earlier than, although it’s solely an hour away.
10. In case you’ve seen the buddy film “The Hangover,” you might have basically seen “Rough Night,” starring Scarlett Johansson, our critic says. (She doesn’t assume that’s a superb factor.)
The film, a few bachelorette celebration weekend gone improper, flips the gender roles, however leaves the cliché-ridden script intact.
As an alternative, you may think about the latest Pixar movie, “Cars 3,” which is “each breezy enjoyable and a ache-free life lesson supply car” for adults in addition to youngsters.
eleven. Lastly, the late-night time hosts riffed on President Trump’s assertion that the Russia investigation is a “WITCH HUNT.”
“Sure, it’s identical to the Salem witch trials,” Stephen Colbert joked. “When these younger ladies have been accused of witchcraft after which stated, ‘We did witchcraft,’ in an interview with Lester Holt.”
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