US-Cuba ties: Washington and Havana announce embassies

July 02, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_6405" align="alignleft" width="300"] Mr. DeLaurentis (left) handed the letter to the Cuba's interim Foreign Minister Marcelino Medina (source: bbc)[/caption] The US and Cuba have agreed to reopen embassies in each other’s capitals, a major step in re-establishing diplomatic ties severed in 1961. Cuba said Havana and...

Mexico won’t send contestant to Miss Universe

July 01, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_6386" align="alignleft" width="300"] Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump casts a shadow against papers he used while speaking to members of the City Club of Chicago, Monday, June 29, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)[/caption] MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's national beauty pageant director confirms...

Tim Hardaway: I won’t forget Phil Jackson’s diss

June 30, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_6347" align="alignleft" width="300"] Tim Hardaway Jr. meets the Atlanta media on Monday, days after his draft night trade from the Knicks. Photo: AP[/caption] New Hawks shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. says he will use Knicks president Phil Jackson’s critical remarks about him Friday as motivation. In...