Travel restrictions and advisories

FILE - In a Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 file photo, staff stand within the United States embassy facility in Havana, Cuba. The terrifying attacks in Cuba overwhelmingly hit U.S. intelligence operatives in Havana, not ordinary diplomats, when they began within days of President Donald Trump’s election, The Associated Press has learned. To date, the Trump administration largely described the victims as U.S. Embassy personnel or “members of the diplomatic community,” suggesting it was bona fide diplomats who were hit. That spies, working under diplomatic cover, comprised the majority of the early victims adds an entirely new element of mystery to what’s harmed at least 21 Americans over the last year. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)
October 02, 2017 - 11:17 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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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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Staff stand within the United States embassy facility in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. The United States issued an ominous warning to Americans on Friday to stay away from Cuba and ordered home more than half the U.S. diplomatic corps, acknowledging neither the Cubans nor America’s FBI can figure out who or what is responsible for months of mysterious health ailments. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
September 29, 2017 - 7:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States delivered an ominous warning to Americans on Friday to stay away from Cuba and ordered home more than half the U.S. diplomatic corps, acknowledging neither the Cubans nor America's FBI can figure out who or what is responsible for months of mysterious health...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2017 file photo, a tour bus appears in front of the Capitolio in Havana, Cuba..Tour companies and others in the travel industry say they will continue taking Americans to Cuba despite a dramatic safety warning issued Friday by the U.S. State Department. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
September 29, 2017 - 3:22 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Tour companies, airlines, cruises and others in the travel industry say they will continue taking Americans to Cuba despite a dramatic safety warning issued Friday by the U.S. State Department. "We continue to believe that Cuba is a safe destination for our travelers, and we will be...
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 22, 2017 - 7:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing the next iteration of his controversial travel ban, which could include new, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president impose the new, targeted...
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August 08, 2017 - 12:05 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — New Israeli restrictions on Palestinians exiting the blockaded Gaza Strip have further disrupted travel for the few who are allowed to cross the border into Israel. The restrictions include a ban on laptop computers, hard-shell suitcases and even toothpaste. Israel is...
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August 06, 2017 - 1:11 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A rights group says Israel has imposed new travel restrictions on Palestinians, preventing them from leaving blockaded Gaza with laptops. The ban also applies in the opposite direction — an Associated Press reporter was barred Sunday from taking his laptop into Gaza. Cogat, an...
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July 26, 2017 - 11:45 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain has lifted an advisory against travel to Tunisia, paving the way for tourists to return to the country's Mediterranean beaches two years after a deadly attack. The U.K. government had advised against all but essential travel to the North African country since a gunman stormed...
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President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in before the Northeast Asia Security dinner at the US Consulate General Hamburg, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 06, 2017 - 7:38 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): 1 a.m. President Donald Trump refuses to say if he will raise the issue of Moscow's meddling in the U.S. presidential election when he goes behind closed doors Friday with Russian...
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President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in before the Northeast Asia Security dinner at the US Consulate General Hamburg, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 06, 2017 - 4:34 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): 10:25 p.m. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is adding her name to the list of high-ranking Democrats who are demanding that President Donald Trump confront Russian leader Vladimir...
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