Travel safety

Sylvie Kent, 6, of Manassas, Va., sitting on her mother, Mel Kent's shoulders, holds up a placard during a rally against what they call a "Muslim ban" in front of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 18, 2017 - 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — This is the story of how an office supply glitch became a major irritant between the United States and one of its close security partners. When President Donald Trump added the African nation of Chad last month to his most recent installment of travel restrictions, everyone from...
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Debbie Almontaser, a board member of the Yemeni American Merchants Association, speaks at a news conference outside a federal courthouse in Greenbelt, Md., Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, following a hearing regarding three lawsuits over the Trump administration's restrictions on travelers from certain countries. The lawsuits' plaintiffs want the judge to block the latest restrictions from going into effect Wednesday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 16, 2017 - 6:46 pm
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Maryland heard arguments Monday for and against the most recent Trump administration travel restrictions, but didn't rule from the bench. A hearing was held before U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang, who blocked a previous version of President Donald...
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October 06, 2017 - 7:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has received "a handful of reports" from American citizens who say they've experienced symptoms similar to those in attacks of U.S. government workers in Havana, a State Department official said Friday. The U.S. isn't vouching for the reports. In a security...
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A cook of a private restaurant stands at the entrance, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. Thousands of private Cuban businesses have invested heavily in private homes, cars and restaurants, hoping to cash in on an expected wave of American travelers to the island. Now that the U.S. State Department has issued a travel warning for the country, their investments are at risk. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
October 04, 2017 - 5:09 am
HAVANA (AP) — A U.S. State Department travel warning for Cuba following mysterious attacks that harmed nearly two dozen American diplomats has come like a bucket of cold water for the aspirations of thousands of private entrepreneurs on the island. Amid a sudden diplomatic thaw between the Cold War...
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In this Sept. 29, 2017 photo, a worker carries cardboard inside the compound of the United States embassy in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. The United States expelled 15 of Cuba's diplomats Tuesday to protest its failure to protect Americans from unexplained attacks in Havana, plunging diplomatic ties between the countries to levels unseen in years. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
October 03, 2017 - 5:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States expelled 15 of Cuba's diplomats Tuesday to protest its failure to protect Americans from unexplained attacks in Havana, plunging diplomatic ties between the countries to levels unseen in years. Only days ago, the U.S. and Cuba maintained dozens of diplomats in...
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October 03, 2017 - 8:12 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — A coalition of Muslim and Iranian-American advocates and a nonpartisan legal institute filed the first lawsuits against the Trump administration's new travel restrictions for citizens of eight countries, including Iran, that were announced late last month. The lawsuits were filed...
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October 03, 2017 - 8:12 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — A coalition of Muslim and Iranian-American advocates and a nonpartisan legal institute filed the first lawsuits against the Trump administration's new travel restrictions for citizens of eight countries, including Iran, that were announced late last month. The lawsuits were filed...
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The Associated Press has learned that frightening attacks on U.S. personnel in Havana struck the heart of America's spy network in Cuba, with intelligence operatives among the first and most severely affected victims. Individuals familiar with the situation say it wasn't until U.S. spies, posted to the embassy under diplomatic cover, reported hearing bizarre sounds and even stranger physical effects that the United States realized something was wrong. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)
October 02, 2017 - 11:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to ask Cuba to withdraw 60 percent of its diplomats from Washington, U.S. officials said Monday, in response to last week's U.S. move to cut its own embassy staff in Havana by a similar amount. The U.S. request marks yet another major setback...
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October 02, 2017 - 11:21 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A coalition of Muslim and Iranian-American advocates and a nonpartisan legal institute filed the first lawsuits against the Trump administration's new travel restrictions for citizens of eight countries, including Iran, that were announced late last month. The suits were filed...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media as he walks to Marine One as he departs the White House, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, in Washington. Trump is en route to Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 29, 2017 - 9:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. policy on Cuba (all times local): 9 p.m. The United States is warning Americans to stay away from Cuba and has ordered more than half the U.S. diplomatic corps to come home. The actions follow months of mysterious health ailments afflicting U.S. diplomats in...
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