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  1. Roger Daltrey Doesn't Want Fans Smoking Pot at Who ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    Boy, how things have changed since the '60s. Roger Daltrey threatened to stop a Who concert last night after he smelled pot smoke in the audience.


  2. 18 FARC rebels killed in Colombia army airstrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... clashed with the president's goal of hammering out a peace deal with the FARC by 2018. Eleven days of talks in Havana, Cuba are slated to discuss compensation for victims of the conflict, but the airstrike raises questions about the future of peace ...


  3. musicRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    From Carnegie Hall to Havana, James Garlick of Port Angeles has spread his life's passion - music - far and wide. Garlick, who will join the Onyx Chamber Players for a concert at Maier Performance Hall at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., at 7 p.m. Saturday, is just back from Cuba, where he and the 90-member Minnesota Orchestra enjoyed a musical exchange.


  4. U.S., Cuba nearing deal to fully restore diplomatic tiesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The United States and Cuba are closer than ever to reaching an agreement to fully restore diplomatic relations and reopen embassies, officials in both countries say, as negotiators prepare to meet Thursday in Washington for another round of talks to iron out remaining details and discuss possible dates. The move toward full diplomatic relations broken decades ago during the Cold War has been seen as a key step toward ending hostilities and normalizing ties with a historic opponent that once agreed to allow Soviet nuclear missiles on its soil and repelled an invasion by U.S.-backed insurgents.


  5. Resumption of banking services for Cuban office a step towards US-Cuba diplomatic relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    HAVANA, Cuba -- Some US media have hurried to announce that a North Miami bank has agreed to open an account for the Cuban Interest Section in Washington, a service that the office has not had for one year now. Although no official statements have been issued in that regard either by US or the Cuban authorities, if the event were a reality it would help advance the bilateral dialogue underway on Thursday in Washington and assist the process of reestablishing diplomatic relations.


  6. New group formed to lobby Congress in favour of US-Cuba relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    HAVANA, Cuba -- Executives with the new Engage Cuba coalition, a group designed to lobby the US Congress to achieve the lifting of the US's Cuba travel and trade ban, said that a majority of Americans support a change of US policy towards the Caribbean nation. Coalition president James Williams on Thursday told reporters in Washington covering the third round of US-Cuba talks on restoring diplomatic relations about the importance of taking advantage of the current situation to advance relations between the two countries.


  7. United States-Cuba thaw spreads to arts as Havana biennial celebrates its 30th anniversaryRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Cuban painter Gustavo Perez Monzon and Cuban-American CIFO Fundation CEO Ella Fontanals-Cisneros attend a press conference in Havana, on May 21, 2015. Monzon, who emigrated to Mexico, returned for the first time to Cuba to exhibit his work in the XI Havana's Biennial.


  8. outFarpress presents: The Shortwave Report 05/22/15 Listen Globally!, Segment 1Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, China Radio International, and Sputnik Radio. Dear Radio Friend, The latest Shortwave Report (May 22) is up at the website ...


  9. Cuba just opened a US bank accountRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KITV-TV

    ... in cash in the United States. It now has an account at an American bank. It's another step forward in renewing U.S.-Cuba ties that will make it easier for Cuba to eventually reestablish an official embassy in the U.S. Cuba closed its embassy in the ...


  10. US talks with Cuba are extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... they still had issues to resolve. The United States has insisted on assurances that its diplomats could move around Cuba freely and speak to whomever they wish, which the Cuban government often interprets as a designed way to strengthen the ...


  11. Dayren Santamaria Concert & Album Release PartyRead the original story

    Wednesday | PRLog US Entertainment

    PRLog - May 20, 2015 - LOS ANGELES -- You're invited to Dayren Santamaria's Concert & Album Release Party! Born in Matanzas, Cuba to a professional musician father and an actress mother, Ms. Santamaria opted for a musical life and chose to study violin at age 8. Dayren was a member of the Cuban group Camereta Romeu when it was documented in the 2002 film Cuba Mia .


  12. Seminar gives Acushnet pastor insights into CubaRead the original story

    Friday May 15 |

    Pastor Kathy Macedo of the Acushnet-Wesley United Methodist Church recently returned from a traveling seminar to Cuba. She and 14 other ordained United Methodist clergywomen learned about the social and religious status of the women in Cuba before and after the Revolution.  “I was overwhelmed with the inner and outer beauty of the island, the Cuban people, and the art,” Macedo said.


  13. World briefs: Europe's big energy clashes with Kerry on how to fix climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ... Cameron pledged to reduce the figure to below 100,000, a level last seen in 1997. MEXICO CITY - The United States and Cuba are closer than ever to reaching an agreement to fully restore diplomatic relations and reopen embassies, officials in both ...


  14. Late Night FDL: Who Are YouRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Pam's House Blend

    Boy, how things have changed since the '60s. Roger Daltrey threatened to stop a Who concert last night after he smelled pot smoke in the audience.


  15. Reports from Cuba: Exclusion as a policyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    ... in the face of the enemy's aggressions." Lately, in line with the atmosphere of dialogue between the governments of Cuba and the United States, although neither the aggressive language nor the violence have stopped, some topics regarded as taboo for ...


  16. US-Cuba negotiations: What are the next steps for normalizing relations?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    The United States and Cuba are continuing negotiations to restore full diplomatic relations between the two countries. The two sides appear to be closer than ever to finalizing an agreement as negotiators from both countries met in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, The New York Times reported.


  17. Cuba's twisted definition of terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    The communists celebrated after President Obama announced his decision to remove Cuba from the list of countries that support terrorism. Josefina Vidal, head of the North American section of the Cuban Foreign Ministry and Havana's leader of the current negotiations with the United States, praised the "just decision" and stated that "Cuba condemns, rather than supports, terrorism."


  18. At Senate hearing, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) exposes Obama's failed Cuba policyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    U.S. Senator Bob Menendez delivered the following remarks at today's Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing titled: " U.S. Cuba Relations - The Way Forward. " " Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding this important hearing at such a critical time.


  19. The Stars and Stripes in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CNN

    Women wearing pants designed with the colors of the U.S. flag walk through Old Havana in Cuba in January. Many Cubans say displaying U.S. flags makes them no less patriotic about their own country, according to Patrick Oppmann , CNN's correspondent in Cuba.


  20. Obama could duck fight over U.S. ambassador to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    President Barack Obama may be able to quickly remove Cuba from the state sponsors of terrorism list, restore some trade with the communist-led island and even establish a U.S. Embassy in Havana. But when it comes to appointing an ambassador to Cuba, at least one top Democrat says the president should bide his time.