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  • HAVANA— President Donald Trump's announcement that he's "cancelling" his predecessor's policy toward Cuba is a good deal less than meets the ear. And while his policy has the stated aim of helping the country's nascent private sector, it contains a measure that could damage thousands of small-business people who host, feed and transport independent American...

  • MIAMI, June 16- President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on U.S. business dealings with the Caribbean islands military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" with Havana. Laying out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami, Trump signed a...

  • MIAMI, June 16- President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on U.S. business dealings with the Caribbean islands military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" with Havana. Laying out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami, Trump signed a...

  • *Wal-Mart, Target, CVS, Costco, Kroger hit hard. NEW YORK, June 16- U.S. stocks mostly edged lower on Friday as Amazon.com' s $13.7 billion deal to buy upscale grocer Whole Foods roiled the retail sector and wounded shares of an array of companies including Wal-Mart and Target. "It's disrupting a number of industries here, and that's what's causing the market problems,"...

  • MIAMI, June 16- President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on U.S. business dealings with the islands military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" with Havana. But Trump was leaving in place many of Obamas changes, including the reopened U.S....

  • HAVANA— Here's what's changing with President Donald Trump's new policy on travel to Cuba, announced Friday:. Before former President Barack Obama launched detente with Cuba in December 2014, most Americans without family ties to Cuba traveled to the island on expensive guided tours dedicated to full-time "meaningful interaction" with the Cuban people and— in...

  • MIAMI, June 16- President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on U.S. business dealings with the islands military, saying "with God's help a free Cuba is what we will soon achieve." As Trump laid out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami, the White House announced plans to roll back parts of former...

  • President Donald Trump's plan to roll back his predecessor's opening toward Cuba will spare airlines and cruise operators betting on a new revenue source but the rollback could affect them by weakening demand. Trump is expected to outline moves meant to reverse the trade-and-travel rapprochement by the Obama administration that will enrich Cuba's "...

  • *U.S. stocks drop on Amazon.com, Whole Foods deal. NEW YORK, June 16- U.S. stocks fell on Friday after Amazon.com' s announcement it would buy Whole Foods Market hit the shares of Wal-Mart and grocers, while disappointing U.S. economic data hurt the dollar and U.S. "The uncertainty over the impact of Amazon on the food industry is upsetting the market," said Bruce Bittles,...

  • President Donald Trump on Friday will announce plans to tighten restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and clamp down on U.S. business dealings with the islands military, rolling back parts of former President Barack Obamas historic opening to Havana. Laying out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami, Trump will issue a presidential directive to...

  • President Donald Trump's plan to roll back his predecessor's opening toward Cuba will spare airlines and cruise operators betting on a new revenue source but the rollback could affect them by weakening demand. Trump is expected to outline moves meant to reverse the trade-and-travel rapprochement by the Obama administration that will enrich Cuba's "...

  • WASHINGTON— Employers added a significant number of jobs in nine states last month, and unemployment rates in four states fell to record lows. The Labor Department said Friday that the states with the largest percentage gains in jobs were Alaska, Alabama and Louisiana. Florida added nearly 30,000 jobs last month, the most of any state, followed by New York with...

  • President Donald Trump on Friday will announce plans to tighten restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and clamp down on U.S. business dealings with the islands military, rolling back parts of former President Barack Obamas historic opening to Havana. Laying out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami, Trump will issue a presidential directive to...

  • HAVANA, June 16- American tourists strolling the ample squares and narrow streets of colonial Havana may not know it, but from novelist Ernest Hemingway's famed Floridita bar to Sloppy Joe's eatery, they are probably patronizing businesses owned by Cuba's military. It is that lucrative line of business that President Donald Trump will target when he rolls out...

  • LOS ANGELES— This Father's Day, Betsy Roddy will write two cards: one to her dad, and the other to her late great-grandmother, Sonora Smart Dodd. The second card is a century-old family tradition honoring the Mother of Father's Day. Sunday is the 107th Father's Day celebrated in the U.S. since Dodd created the holiday in 1910.

  • BEIJING— A court in northern China on Friday sentenced three employees working for fugitive real estate billionaire Guo Wengui, who has been locked in a high-stakes political feud with the ruling Communist Party. The Dalian case amounted to the first criminal proceedings against Guo's businesses since China filed a request in April with Interpol for a...

  • WASHINGTON, June 16- President Donald Trump on Friday will announce plans to tighten restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and clamp down on U.S. business dealings with the islands military, rolling back parts of former President Barack Obamas historic opening to Havana. Laying out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami, Trump will issue a presidential...

  • A diminished supply of available homes is swelling prices in large U.S. metro areas from New York to Miami to Los Angeles, squeezing out would-be buyers and pushing up rents as more people are forced to remain tenants. The trend is pressuring Americans' budgets, with about one-third of households spending more than 30 percent of their gross income on housing as of...

  • WASHINGTON— Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued to block federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions. At the time, Oklahoma was one of more than two...

  • WASHINGTON, June 15- President Donald Trump on Friday will announce a plan to tighten rules on Americans traveling to Cuba and significantly restrict U.S. companies from doing business with Cuban enterprises controlled by the military, senior White House officials said on Thursday. Trump will lay out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami that will roll back...