AP sources: US orders 60 percent of staff to leave embassy in Havana due to `specific attacks' on diplomats in Cuba.

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21 February 2018
4 month ago
Tornado Warning including Grant-Valkaria FL until 9:00 PM EDT
Anti-govt/corruption protests erupting throughout Haiti today.  This is Ti Goave, about 49 miles SW of PAP.4 month ago
Anti-govt/corruption protests erupting throughout Haiti today. This is Ti Goave, about 49 miles SW of PAP.
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National Guard anticipating 1,400 additional troops to Puerto Rico in next 4 days.
4 month ago
The Cuban foreign Ministry said about the negative consequences of the withdrawal of U.S. diplomats
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Trump says Cuba 'did some bad things' aimed at U.S. diplomats
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Mayor: "I am asking the president of the United States to make sure somebody is in charge that is up to the task of saving lives."
“We are dying here … we are going to see something close to a genocide if we don't get more help, San Juan mayor says.4 month ago
“We are dying here … we are going to see something close to a genocide" if we don't get more help, San Juan mayor says.
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"Some very bad things happened in Cuba. They did some bad things in Cuba," says @POTUS.
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@POTUS Puerto Rico is "a territory. They're great people. I know the people very well."
On Puerto Rico, Pres says i think it's going real well considering. I think we've made tremendous strides.4 month ago
On Puerto Rico, Pres says "i think it's going real well considering." "I think we've made tremendous strides."
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@POTUS "We've saved a lot of lives, we've done a really good job. Now we're bringing the people for distribution."
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@POTUS "This is a total devastation" of Puerto Rico"you don't have the roads, you don't have anything."
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@POTUS: “We’re spending hundreds of millions of dollars” for hurricane recovery. “But Puerto Rico was flattened..”
Hundreds of truck drivers deploying to Puerto Rico, says @POTUS.4 month ago
Hundreds of truck drivers deploying to Puerto Rico, says @POTUS.
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“You’ve got to get stuff out of the ports,” says @FLGovScott. “We’re in the middle of a crisis.”
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Gov Scott says he told President that Florida still needs federal help making repairs at Lake Okeechobee
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@FLGovScott Goods have gotten into port in Puerto Rico but now it’s full and thus need for drivers and then generators.
Florida has housing and debris issues still, but in Puerto Rico’s troubles “are totally different,” says @FLGovScott.4 month ago
Florida has housing and debris issues still, but in Puerto Rico’s troubles “are totally different,” says @FLGovScott.
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@FLGovScott Florida will offer in-state tuition to those from Puerto Rico.
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Puerto Rico governor “going through an unbelievable crisis,” says @FLGovScott.
Gov Scott visited Puerto Rico yesterday and promised all the help Florida can provide. Says PR needs trucks and drivers to distribute supplies.4 month ago
Gov Scott visited Puerto Rico yesterday and promised all the help Florida can provide. Says PR needs trucks and drivers to distribute supplies.
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Florida citrus industry lost a lot of this year’s crop from HurricaneIrma, says @FLGovScott.
After lunch with @POTUS and @VP, @FLGovScott says our state has come back strong from Irma, but Puerto Rico devastated by Maria.4 month ago
After lunch with @POTUS and @VP, @FLGovScott says "our state has come back strong from Irma," but Puerto Rico "devastated" by Maria.
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Short term likely some Puerto Ricans will be “coming to Florida,” says @FLGovScott.
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Florida “is going to respond with whatever the governor asks” for Puerto Rico - says @FLGovScott
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Will logically include Spanish-speaking police officers, says @FLGovScott. “We’re just going issue by issue.”
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During tour of Puerto Rico, @FLGovScott says issues there “totally different” than what his state dealt with after HurricaneIrma.
Secretary Tillerson statement: Emergency personnel only to stay at @USEmbCuba to minimize number of diplomats at risk of exposure to harm.4 month ago
Secretary Tillerson statement: Emergency personnel only to stay at @USEmbCuba to minimize number of diplomats "at risk of exposure to harm."
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida shooting at 1690 SE Port St Lucie Blvd: 1 injured
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Jacksonville, Florida shooting at 2750 Race Track Rd: 2 injured
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Fort Myers, Florida shooting at 4760 S Cleveland Ave: 1 killed
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"We are literally starting from scratch," says Pres of situation on Puerto Rico. Vows to stand by them until they are "safe and secure."
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[email protected]: "We will not rest until the people of Puerto Rico are safe."
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POTUS: "We're working closely with the Virgin Islands on the disaster recovery and that effort is going very, very well."
4 month ago
Trump addressing challenges posed by Puerto Rico being an island: "This is an island surrounded by water. Big water. Ocean water."
Pres begins speech to manufacturers with remarks on Puerto Rico: says federal govt engaged fully in response to the disaster.4 month ago
Pres begins speech to manufacturers with remarks on Puerto Rico: says federal govt "engaged fully" in response to the disaster.
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@POTUS "We've never seen a situation like this."
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[email protected]: "All appropriate depts of our govt are engaged fully in" helping Puerto Rico.
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Local resources "totally unable" to handle the catastrophe in Puerto Rico, says @POTUS.
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[email protected]: "I'd like to begin by sending our thoughts and prayers to the people of Puerto Rico."
We've undertaken a massive federal mobilization to assist Puerto Rico, says @POTUS at start of @ShopFloorNAM speech.4 month ago
"We've undertaken a massive federal mobilization to assist Puerto Rico," says @POTUS at start of @ShopFloorNAM speech.
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US stops issuing visas in Cuba indefinitely, halts official delegation travel due to attacks on US personnel
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AP sources: US orders 60 percent of staff to leave embassy in Havana due to `specific attacks' on diplomats in Cuba.
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[email protected]: Thank you to FEMA, our great Military and all First Responders who are working so hard,against terrible odds,in Puerto Rico. See you Tuesday!
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[email protected]: The fact is that Puerto Rico has been destroyed by two hurricanes. Big decisions will have to be made as to the cost of its rebuilding!
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[email protected]: Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello just stated: "The Administration and the President, every time we've spoken, they've delivered
A Florida man is facing charges in connection with the death of his 6-month-old daughter, who was found with a fractured skull two weeks ago. Orlando police arrested Dekari Castell, 22, on a charge of aggravated child abuse, but the charge was upgraded to first-degree murder on Tuesday, officials said.4 month ago
A Florida man is facing charges in connection with the death of his 6-month-old daughter, who was found with a fractured skull two weeks ago. Orlando police arrested Dekari Castell, 22, on a charge of aggravated child abuse, but the charge was upgraded to first-degree murder on Tuesday, officials said.
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[email protected]: FEMA and First Responders are doing a GREAT job in Puerto Rico. Massive food and water delivered. Docks and electric grid dead. Locals trying.
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Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez: “We never expected to be living in a humanitarian crisis”
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@TomBossert45: Cost to Puerto Rico, in economic crisis before the storms, from HurricaneMaria in tens of billions of $, according to credible estimates.
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WH would reconsider @POTUS visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday if it would interrupt relief efforts, says Sanders, but as of now Pres going.
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@POTUS will reconsider scheduled for Tuesday trip to Puerto Rico if it interferes with recovery and relief effort there, says @PressSec.
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"The governor is still the governor of Puerto Rico" replies @PressSec on why US military is not in charge of everything there now.
.@statedeptspox on Cuba-US diplomats health incidents-the FBI has the lead on investigations-she cannot comment.4 month ago
[email protected] on Cuba-US diplomats health incidents-the FBI has the lead on investigations-she cannot comment.
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"We're certainly willing to negotiate with Congress" on better fiscal ideas, such as a bailout, for Puerto Rico debt.
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Critics, such as @MayorLevine, "just not yet informed of the facts" about what's happening in Puerto Rico, says @TomBossert45.
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@TomBossert45: US military "in charge of a lot but not everything" with restoration and relief effort in Puerto Rico.
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Bossert says there were plenty of US-flag ships to deliver relief to Puerto Rico, so waiving Jones Act wasn't needed.
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Reporters and @TomBossert45 referring to Puerto Rico as a "country." It's a commonwealth of the United States.
WH's @TomBossert45 disputes that WH acted too slowly waiving Jones Act for shipping relief to Puerto Rico. Says waiver wasn't needed.4 month ago
WH's @TomBossert45 disputes that WH acted too slowly waiving Jones Act for shipping relief to Puerto Rico. Says waiver wasn't needed.
Land-based distribution remains the challenge and the priority in Puerto Rico, says @TomBossert45.4 month ago
Land-based distribution remains the challenge and the priority in Puerto Rico, says @TomBossert45.
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@POTUS @PressSec "We will not let you down," @PressSec says to the people of Puerto Rico.
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[email protected]: "@POTUS is actively engaged in monitoring the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico."
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Today @POTUS actively engaged in monitoring the situation in Puerto Rico, says @PressSec.
Senators McCain and Lee introduce legislation to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from the Jones Act4 month ago
Senators McCain and Lee introduce legislation to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from the Jones Act
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@POTUS is still going to Puerto Rico on Tuesday "if logistics permit," @TomBossert45 tells reporters.
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"It's been an unprecedented storm. Its been an unprecedented response," says @TomBossert45.
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"Puerto Rico is going to be rebuilt to a better standard," adds @TomBossert45.
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"Recovery is not going to be an overnight thing. It's going to take a long time," says Duke of Puerto Rico.
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Entire federal government coming forward with volunteers for the Puerto Rico surge force, says Elaine Duke.
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Replenishing of supplies throughout Puerto Rico to happen in "24 to 48 hours," promises @DHSgov acting secretary.
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"Dated reporting" could "unnecessarily defeat the morale of the people" of Puerto Rico, warns @TomBossert45.
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@TomBossert45 "Please bear with us as we seek entry" of volunteers into Puerto Rico.
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@TomBossert45: Critical care patients have been moved by rotary wing aircraft.
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@TomBossert45 "The federal government is there at every level providing assistance."
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@TomBossert45 "Prioritized plan laid out" for restoration of power for Puerto Rico.
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@TomBossert45 "It's not a matter of too fast or too slow," adds @TomBossert45. "We need to centralize certain plans."
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Need to marshal resources now for distribution throughout Puerto Rico, adds @TomBossert45.
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@TomBossert45 A lot of the reporting on the relief situation Puerto Rico is not wrong but "dated," he contends.
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"The entire US government is bringing its firepower into Puerto Rico," contends @TomBossert45 speaking now outside West Wing.
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Jacksonville, Florida shooting at 1211 Payne Ct: 1 injured
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At 11am in Oval Office @POTUS to meet with @DHSgov Acting Secretary Elaine Duke to discuss Puerto Rico.
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[email protected]: The electric power grid in Puerto Rico is totally shot. Large numbers of generators are now on Island. Food and water on site.