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  1. Cincinnati RedsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Madison Courier

    Jose Abreu and Jacob deGrom were far from the major leagues at the start of 2013. Abreu was playing for Cienfuegos in Cuba, and deGrom was in A-ball for the second straight year after coming back from Tommy John surgery.

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  2. Cuban migrants head off from Caymans, bound for HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | AlertNet

    A group of 15 Cuban migrants waved to onlookers as they set sail from Grand Cayman aboard a 14-foot homemade boat on Friday after a brief overnight stop, hoping to make the risky 400-mile journey across the Caribbean to the north coast of Honduras. The boat, made from metal and fiberglass with inner tubes attached to wooden outriggers, was carrying five woman and 10 men and set off last week from Manzanillo, in eastern Cuba.

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  3. Obama releases Gitmo detainees,setting up fight with GOPRead the original story

    25 min ago | Lucianne.com

    President Obama has opened a new front in his hard line against the incoming Republican Congress by releasing more detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, against lawmakersA objections. The Pentagon announced Thursday that four al Qaeda fighters from Yemen, including a senior figure who facilitated travel to Afghanistan for Arab extremists, and a Tunisian extremist would be transferred to Slovakia and Georgia.

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  4. Five prisoners released from Guantanamo BayRead the original story

    41 min ago | The Gleaner

    Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention centre on the US Navy base in Cuba, officials said yesterday. Three men were sent to Georgia and two to Slovakia for resettlement.

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  5. Thousands Of Refugees Fled Cuba On Rafts In 1994 - Here's How They Are Faring 20 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... these people have attempted to enter the US using makeshift rafts to travel the treacherous 332 miles of water between Cuba and Miami. A great many have died along the way. during August and September of that year. Yet large numbers of exiles were ... 1 comment

  6. Yasmany Tomas Could Join BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Tomahawk Take

    According to Jesse Sanchez over at MLB.com , the Braves are one of two front runners to sign Cuban defector Yasmany Tomas. Not yet but the Sanchez piece indicates that it's laess of a fantasy than it seemed to be yesterday.

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  7. Colombian General's Capture Puts FARC Rebels on the DefensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TIME.com

    ... Santos declared after learning of Alzate's capture. The timing was terrible. The peace talks, which began in Havana, Cuba, two years ago have resulted in far more progress than three previous efforts to disarm the FARC. The two sides have reached ...

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  8. Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et. al.Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

    The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions will allocate seats for news media aboard military chartered aircraft for travel from Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to cover military commission pre-trial proceedings scheduled for United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et.

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  9. Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres become front runners for Yasmany TomasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Call to the Pen

    ... Tomas, and they're coming from all over to see him play. According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com , the 24-year-old left Cuba earlier this year to train six days a week for four months until the rules allowed him to begin working out on a baseball ...

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  10. Hancock Deputies Seize 86 Dogs From BreederRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    ... from Dorothy Goodale, a well-known breeder, according to her website, DestinyHavanese.com. Known as the national dog of Cuba, the Havanese is described by the AKC as a "small, sturdy dog with a friendly disposition." Tustin's website has a photo ...

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  11. Alfred L pez's Jos Mart Biography: "Fidel Didn't Invent the...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Miami New Times

    ... Fair International, "Alfred J. Lopez on Jose Marti: A Revolutionary Life , Luis Martinez-Fernandez on Revolutionary Cuba: A History and Alina Garcia-Lapuerta on La Belle Creole: The Cuban Countess Who Captivated Havana, Madrid and Paris ," we got ...

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  12. Obama releases Gitmo detainees, setting up fight with GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    President Obama has opened a new front in his hard line against the incoming Republican Congress by releasing more detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, against lawmakers' objections. The Pentagon announced Thursday that four al Qaeda fighters from Yemen, including a senior figure who facilitated travel to Afghanistan for Arab extremists, and a Tunisian extremist would be transferred to Slovakia and Georgia.

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  13. Castillo brings solid bat, great speed to Red Sox outfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boston Red Sox

    I was fortunate to get plenty of looks at exciting Boston Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo before he hurt his thumb and left the Arizona Fall League in late October. Following Castillo's defection from Cuba and after establishing residency in the Dominican Republic, the Red Sox signed him as an international free agent this past August.

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  14. Guantanamo slowly emptying as US sends five inmates to Georgia and SlovakiaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    A US soldier walks next to the razor wire-topped fence at the abandoned "Camp X-Ray" detention facility at the US Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, April 2014 The United States has transferred five Guantanamo Bay prisoners to Europe as part of efforts to empty and close the controversial US military detention center in Cuba, officials said Thursday. Three Yemeni prisoners were sent to Georgia, while a fourth Yemeni and a Tunisian were transferred to Slovakia, Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Myles Caggins said.

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  15. Maryland delegation should petition for release of Cuban FiveRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    In 1999, I accompanied the Baltimore Orioles on their historic trip to Havana, Cuba. This marked the first time since 1959 that a Major League Baseball team played in Cuba.

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  16. US transfers five prisoners from GuantanamoRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    The US Department of Defense has reported that five prisoners from the US military detention center in Guantanamo, Cuba, have been transferred to Georgia and Slovakia. Three of them, identified as Salah Mohammed Salih Al-Dhabi, Abdel Ghaib Ahmad Hakim and Abdul Khaled Al-Baydani were sent to Georgia, while two others, Hashim Bin Ali Bin Amor Sliti and Husayn Salim Muhammad Al-Mutari Yafai, will be sent to Slovakia.

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  17. U.S. sends 5 Gitmo prisoners to EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, officials said Thursday. Three men were sent to Georgia and two to Slovakia for resettlement.

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  18. Castro Kingdom preparing for flood of American tourists (or so it seems).Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    ... So if you are looking to get some sun over the next few months, what should you know?... ...In terms of hot spots...Cuba is upping its game. Although there is no consistent star rating system among the various Caribbean destinations and the tour ...

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  19. U.S. Transfers 5 Guantanamo Detainees To Georgia, SlovakiaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WGBH

    A Public Affairs Officer escorts media through Camp X-Ray, the first detention facility to hold "enemy combatants" at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The United States has transferred five detainees being held at its prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Georgia and Slovakia.

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  20. Nine things about White Sox waiver claim Onelki GarciaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | South Side Sox

    ... on Garcia: "I don't think he knew he had one hitter. Maybe I should've told him." No. 3: Garcia is from Guantanamo, Cuba (not Guanranamo Bay), but the Dodgers drafted him in the third round in 2012. He wasn't able to secure a sizable open-market ...

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