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  1. Castro silent amid historic changeRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Castanet.net

    ... island nation will restore diplomatic relations after more than 50 years of hostility. His brother, President Raul Castro, announced the historic shift in a surprise television appearance Wednesday and there was speculation he could address it again ...

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  2. Obama cautions that change may be slow to come to CubaRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Boston Herald

    ... shared an unusual level of detail about a friendly private phone call earlier this week with Cuban President Raul Castro. The call marked the first substantive discussion between the leaders of the two nations in more than 50 years. Obama said he ...

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  3. Barack Obama eyes Congress to help with his plan to normalise relations with CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | ABC News

    ... that that happens right away," he said. Critics of Barack Obama's policy shift said he was rewarding president Raul Castro even though Cuba's one-party system remains in place. But Mr Obama said normalising relations "chips away at this hermetically ...

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  4. After the Thaw: What's Next in U.S.-Cuba Relations?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... as citizens of the globe, not just of one island," says Sweig. A man sits at his home watching Cuba's President Raul Castro speak during a television broadcast in Havana December 17, 2014. (Photo: Stringer/Courtesy Reuters) Reestablishing diplomatic ...

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  5. This is what President Obama had to say in his final press conference of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Pasadena Star-News

    ... to visit Cuba at some point in his life but that he is not at the stage yet of going or hosting Cuban President Raul Castro in Washington. Instead, Obama said the change in policy should give the U.S. a greater opportunity to have influence on Cuba ...

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  6. Obama's Cuba switch forces exile groups to adaptRead the original story

    23 min ago | Washington Times

    Hours before President Barack Obama announced an end to a half-century of U.S. efforts to isolate Cuba's communist government, the Cuban American National Foundation opened the doors to its inviting new headquarters, with a modern glass and concrete lobby in the heart of Miami's Cuban exile community. The symbolism is hard to ignore: The lobbying group was founded in 1981 by veterans of covert U.S.-supported missions to overthrow Fidel and Raul Castro, and for many years it worked to undermine the communist government from offices in an unmarked Miami building outside Little Havana.

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  7. Cuba RevisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | JD Supra

    ... relations between the US and Cuba. Senior administration officials said President Obama spoke with Cuban leader Raul Castro for more than 45 minutes on Tuesday, the first substantive presidential-level discussion between the U.S. and Cuba since ...

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  8. Marco Rubio, Rand Paul trade shots on TV, Twitter, Facebook over CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The Miami Herald

    ... hardline on Cuba but that he also backs his fellow Kentucky senator, Paul. It started after President Obama and Raul Castro on Wednesday jointly announced efforts to normalize relations. The decision was anathema to Rubio, whose political identity ...

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  9. Where's Fidel? Ex Cuban leader silent after historic U.S. announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | SavannahNow

    ... island nation will restore diplomatic relations after more than 50 years of hostility. His brother, President Raul Castro, announced the historic shift in a surprise television appearance Wednesday and there was speculation he could address it again ...

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  10. To Cuba from Battle Creek, with loveRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Battle Creek Enquirer

    ... lawmakers don't believe Obama should normalize relations with the leader of an oppressive regime such as Raul Castro, who took over for his ill brother Fidel Castro in ruling the country. Whitaker, though, said there are other nations investing in ...

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  11. No word yet from Fidel amid historic US-Cuba shiftRead the original story

    54 min ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... will restore diplomatic relations after more than 50 years of hostility. Photo: Alex Castro, AP Cuba's President Raul Castro smiles during a twice-annual legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. When the ...

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  12. Obama Starts 'Fourth Quarter' With a Spring in His StepRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | National Journal

    ... years. He even felt comfortable enough to tell an anecdote about his conversation this week with Cuban President Raul Castro, brother of Fidel. He said he felt the need to apologize to Castro for taking 15 minutes to deliver his opening statement. ...

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  13. Obama, Raul Castro, and Big BrotherRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    When Cuban President President Raul Castro spoke for almost an hour in a historic telephone conversation with U.S. President Barack Obama this week, his older brother Fidel -- revolutionary icon and the nation's maximum leader for almost 50 years -- came up only once. And he was the butt of a joke.

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  14. Obama's Cuba move helps Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    A bicycle is parked under pictures of Cuba's former president Fidel Castro, Raul Castro, brother of Fidel and Cuba's president, and revolutionary hero Ernesto 'Che' Guevara in an office in Havana December 19, 2014. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa WASHINGTON: Potential 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton knows a political gift when she sees one.

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  15. Now it's Congress' turn: Open up trade with CubaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | OttawaHerald.com

    ... down trade barriers that penalize American producers and the Cuban people. President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro spoke by phone Tuesday, marking the first time the leaders of the two nations had done so since the 1959 Cuban revolution. The ...

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  16. Obama: No Visit to Cuba Anytime SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Breitbart.com

    President Obama said that it is highly unlikely that he will visit Cuba soon or allow Cuban President Raul Castro to visit the White House. "We're not at a stage here where me visiting Cuba or President Castro coming to the United States is in the cards," he said during his press conference.

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  17. No word yet from Fidel Castro amid historic US-Cuba shiftRead the original story

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    Fidel Castro, left, and his brother, Cuban President Raul Castro, during a meeting of Cuba's Communist Party Congress in Havana, on April 19, 2011. During the meeting Raul was elected to replaced his brother as the party's first secretary.

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  18. Obama, Castro hardly at a loss for words in breakthrough phone callRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... As President Barack Obama told the story at his news conference Friday, he opened his call with Cuban President Raul Castro _ brother of famously longwinded Fidel _ with a 15-minute monologue, then apologized for taking so much time. "He said, ...

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  19. US resurgence is real, we are better off: ObamaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

    ... to a long-term change there -- even if it happens in "fits and starts." On Wednesday, Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced a historic agreement to normalise bilateral relations after 53 years of hostility. On the Sony hacking case, Obama ...

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  20. Castro's Daughter: Cuba Not Returning to CapitalismRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    Cuba will defend its socialist principles and will not return to capitalism just because it has agreed to a detente with the United States, the daughter of President Raul Castro said, dispelling any notion that U.S. companies would be free to roll into Cuba. "The people of Cuba don't want to return to capitalism," Mariela Castro, a member of parliament, told Reuters on Friday.

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