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Top D.C. news: Trump admin blocks MLB from signing Cuban players; US declares IRGC terror group

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By Hoodline - Published on April 09, 2019.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Washington.

Trump admin blocks historic deal for MLB to sign players from Cuba

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday blocked a historic agreement between Major League Baseball and the Cuban Baseball Federation that would have allowed Cuban players to sign with U.S. teams without needing to defect.

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US declares Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps a terror group

Trump administration calls Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps a terrorist group, the first time Washington has described a foreign military this way.

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Secret Service director expected to leave Trump admin, a day after DHS secretary resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles is expected to leave the Trump administration, said three administration officials, amid a shake-up in the upper echelon of the Department of Homeland Security.

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