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  1. Raul Castro thanks Obama, says Cuba will not abandon communismRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Washington Times

    Three men who served long U.S. prison terms for spying received a standing ovation in Cuba's parliament Saturday, shaking their fists in victory as President Raul Castro declared that detente with Washington won't change the communist system he leads. The last imprisoned members of the "Cuban Five" spy ring were freed this week in a sweeping deal that included the liberation of American contractor Alan Gross and a Cuban who had spied for the U.S. from their jail cells in Cuba as a first step toward the restoration of full diplomatic ties and a loosening of U.S. trade and travel restrictions.

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  2. Many Cubans optimistic _ and cautious _ about new U.S. tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    The mouthpiece of Cuba's Communist Party, Granma reprinted the entire speeches of Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro announcing the imminent restoration of U.S.-Cuban diplomatic relations after more than five decades. The upshot, Gavez said, is that Cuba will have a brighter future.

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  3. A chance for young in Cuba, US to breach divideRead the original story

    20 min ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    Daniela Martinez long figured that someday she would leave the struggles of daily life in Cuba and join her uncle in the United States, but after the events of the last few days, the 18-year-old medical student thinks exile may not be her only choice. "He always tells me things are better there," Martinez said, gesturing with her chin toward the sea leading to Florida.

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  4. A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and USRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    For a generation that grew up believing the best way to pursue their dreams was to leave the island, the announcement this wee... . Youths hang out at the Malecon in Havana, Cuba, late Friday, Dec. 19, 2014.

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  5. Raul Castro says detente won't change Cuban systemRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    When the leaders of the U.S. and Cuba had their first phone conversa... Anti-Castro groups gathered in a Little Havana park to protest President Barack Obama's plan to normalize relations with Cuba on Saturday, and an opposition leader from the island was expected to open the... Waving flags and chanting "Obama, traitor," anti-Castro protesters gathered Saturday in a Little Havana park in a show of opposition to the president's plan to normalize relations with Cuba.

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  6. Protesters against Cuba-US plan gather in MiamiRead the original story

    38 min ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By KRISTEN WYATT and CHRISTINE ARMARIO Associated Press MIAMI - Waving flags and chanting "Obama, traitor," anti-Castro protesters gathered Saturday in a Little Havana park in a show of opposition to the president's plan to normalize relations with Cuba. A couple hundred people listened to speeches, and many carried Cuban and American flags.

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  7. LIVE: Miami Cuban exiles protest against renewed U.S.-Cuba diplomatic tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | The Miami Herald

    More than 100 people gathered at Jose MartA Park Saturday afternoon to rally for democracy in Cuba and protest against President Barack Obama's announcement earlier this week that the United States will reinstate diplomatic relations with Havana. "It's a betrayal of us Cubans," said protestor Ebelio OrdoA ez, 69, who was born in Cuba.

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  8. Cubans Imprisoned In US Appear Before ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | CBS Local

    HAVANA - Three men convicted of spying in the United States and returned to Cuba as part of an agreement, stood in front of members of the Cuban parliament and received a standing ovation on Saturday. Members of the Cuban parliament gave a standing ovation Saturday to three men convicted of spying in the United States who were released as part of a historic agreement to restore relations between the two long-hostile countries.

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  9. A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and...Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Youths sing and play music as they hang out in a park in Havana, Cuba, late Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. For a generation that grew up believing the best way to pursue their dreams was to leave the island, the announcement this week that Cuba will open relations with the U.S. is prompting many to reevaluate their futures.

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  10. From the Travel Desk: Easing up on Cuba travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Star Tribune

    For more than half a century, Cuba has remained off-limits to all but a select few United States citizens. People who have longed to visit the island known for music, cigars and rum were thrilled on Wednesday, when President Obama announced he was taking steps to normalize relations with the Communist country.

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  11. Cuban president praises pact with US, but predicts a long and difficult struggleaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

    Castro, speaking at a closing session of the National Assembly, praised Obama, but highlighted the profound political differences that still divide Cuba and the United States and noted that normalization would not come quickly. "An important step was taken, but the most essential part is still pending, which is the end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo of Cuba," Castro said.

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  12. Thaw creates hope, rum-filled celebrations in HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KFVS12

    Unlike in the United States where there's some opposition to the diplomatic thaw between the U.S. and Cuba, people in Cuba seem overwhelmingly thrilled. The narrow streets of Havana are filled with a wide range of sights, sounds and voices.

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  13. Cuba talking about Peace to the USRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNN

    ... of the guerrillas into the fold politically after a general agreement. Though, what will change the between the US and Cuba? President Barack Obama announced Wednesday, December 17th, have asked the Secretary of State John Kerry to engage in ...

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  14. Castro Hails Thaw in US Relations, But Reasserts Communist RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Time

    Cuba's President Raul Castro points to the press during the closing of the twice-annual legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Dec. 20, 2014. Cuban president Raul Castro hailed "a new chapter" in U.S.-Cuban relations on Saturday, but insisted the diplomatic thaw will not break Cuba from its Communist past.

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  15. US-Cuba Policy Change: Score 11-1, US WinsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    The United States of America, the global policeman, is "changing its relationship with the people of Cuba", as President Barack Obama put it. With this announcement of a resumption of diplomatic relations after John F. Kennedy severed them January 1, 1961 we need to evaluate what is behind it and what is positive and negative.

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  16. U.S. must respect Cuba's communist system, Castro saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Cuba's President Raul Castro greets members of the National Assembly at the start of a session in Havana, December 20, 2014. Castro says the U.S. should respect Cuba's communist system as the two countries work to restore relations.

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  17. Pentagon Says Four Afghan Guantanamo Detainees RepatriatedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    The Pentagon says four detainees held at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. military detention facility have been repatriated to Afghanistan. A Pentagon statement said on December 20 said the men -- Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghani, and Muhammad Zahir -- had been moved from the prison after a comprehensive review of their case.

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  18. From the Left: A win for the Cuban peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    President Obama's historic opening to Cuba is long overdue - and has a chance of hastening the Castro dictatorship's demise. Critics of the accord should explain why they believe a policy that has failed miserably for half a century could ever work.

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    2 hrs ago | The Real Deal

    ... of KwaZulu-Natal is the busiest port in Africa, but it's best known for its incredible beaches and surfing. 4. Havana, Cuba Havana is a centuries-old city covered in vibrant colors. The historic center of Havana has been declared a UNESCO World ...

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  20. A Cuban bonanza for U.S. businessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TwinCities

    The Obama administration's move last week toward normalized relations with Cuba after five decades of strife may set events in motion that will change business fortunes across the Florida Straits, the Caribbean and the Americas. The United States is alone with a trade and travel ban on Cuba, now in place more than 50 years, and as a result, companies from Brazil, Canada, China, Germany and elsewhere have been able to open hotels, offer cruise ship services and operate mines.

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