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JFK files: Trump holds back information on Oswald's meeting with Russians and Cubans

JFK files: Trump holds back information on Oswald's meeting with Russians and CubansFiles that could have shone further light on JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald’s overseas meetings with Cubans and Russians just months before he killed the President were not included in the information dump ordered by Donald Trump. As historians pored over details included in the 2,800 files that were released to the public, some were disappointed that potentially insightful information may be among that still being withheld at the request of the US intelligence community. In addition to files relating to Oswald’s six-day trip to Mexico, information about Dallas businessman Gordon McClendon, a radio station owner who is said to have spoken to Jack Ruby, shortly before he shot and killed Oswald two days after John F Kennedy’s assassination, was not made public.



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Hurricane floods leave Cubans waist-deep in water

Hurricane floods leave Cubans waist-deep in waterResidents of Cuba’s historic capital Havana were waist-deep in floodwaters Sunday after Hurricane Irma swept by, cutting off power and forcing the evacuation of more than a million people. Wild waves were crashing over the seafront of the old colonial city after Irma ravaged Cuba’s northern coast on its way to Florida. “This is catastrophic, because a lot of the buildings here are not prepared for a downpour like this,” said Yanmara Suarez, standing in the street in a yellow t-shirt with water up to her ankles.



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Hundreds of Cubans deported after US immigration status end: Cuba

Hundreds of Cubans deported after US immigration status end: CubaMore than 680 Cubans have been deported back to Cuba since the United States ended its decades-old policy giving them preferred immigrant status in January, state media reported Saturday. According to official Cuban reports, 683 people have been sent back to the Caribbean island from the United States, or from Mexico, the Bahamas and the Cayman Islands, where they were crossing in a bid to reach the US border. On January 12, then-president Barack Obama scrapped with immediate effect a 1995 policy that had given Cubans near-automatic entry to the United States if they managed to set foot on American soil, regardless of their visa status.



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680 Cubans returned home since end of 'wet foot, dry foot'

680 Cubans returned home since end of 'wet foot, dry foot'HAVANA (AP) — About 680 Cubans have been returned to the island from various countries since then-President Barack Obama ended a longstanding immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who made it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident, state television reported Friday.



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