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Pressure to release U.S. contractor shifts to the White House

There may be a shift in the thinking of people who are working for the release of Alan Gross, a U.S. government subcontractor serving a 15-year jail sentence in Cuba.

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Pandora and the drones

More than 70 countries in the world deploy drones, 16 of them the deadly variety, and many of those drones target rural people living on the margins of the modern world.

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Cuba gains UN victory over U.S.

The UN General Assembly on October 29 approved a Cuban resolution calling upon the United States to end its economic, commercial and financial blockade.

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U.S. influence figures in Honduran presidential race

Honduras chooses a president on November 24, and Xiomara Castro, candidate of the new Liberty and Refoundation Party (Libre) is running. Three U.S. congresspersons have some election advice for Secretary of State John Kerry.

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Cuba: U.S. cows firms on embargo, harms economy

For more than half a century the U.S. has severely impeded Cuba's economy, costing the island nation $1,157,327,000, and millions to the U.S. economy, according to a United Nations resolution on the trade embargo.

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Opposition grows against Syrian bombing as breakthrough emerges

A steady blare of horns honking greeted dozens of demonstrators holding signs aloft opposing U.S. military action in Syria at a Chicago neighborhood vigil Sept. 9.

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Filipino workers urged to flee Syria, lawmaker condemns U.S. attack

The Philippine Embassy in Damascus is urging Filipinos working in Syria to either return home or seek refuge in neighboring countries due to increasing danger and possible U.S. intervention.

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"The Beast" claims six fatalities in Mexico train disaster

The train was one of several Mexican and Central American immigrants call "la Bestia"  --  "the beast." It goes from Southern Mexico northward to Mexico's Northern border with the United States.

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Midwestern states call for an end to the U.S. blockade of Cuba

On July 14, 2013, the Council of State Governments Midwest unanimously passed a resolution to remove trade, financial and travel restrictions to Cuba.

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Egyptian Communists: Morsi ouster reflects popular will

July 6 interview with Salah Adli, the General Secretary of the Egyptian Communist Party.

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