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40 min ago | A-Infos Radio Project

outFarpress presents: The Shortwave Report 08/29/14 Listen Globally!, Segment 1

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet.

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4 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

Young Fidel idolater gets lots of attention from Reuters & the usual gang of propaganda recyclers

Reuters, the Associated Press, CNN, PBS, and their ilk just love to portray Cubans as happy-go-lucky noble savages who are very pleased with their so-called Revolution and its leaders.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Fidel Castro, US News, Conservative Political News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Medical News

Vaccine boosts advanced NSCLC patient survival

Investigation of a vaccine targeting a glycoside present in non-small-cell lung cancer has demonstrated efficacy as a switch therapy for patients with stable, advanced disease after chemotherapy.

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The Baltimore Sun

Cuban migrant boat turned away from Caymans despite rough seas

A small, homemade aluminum boat carrying 16 Cuban migrants sought refuge from rough seas in Grand Cayman on Thursday but local officials prevented a landing, citing a migration agreement with Cuba.

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Related Topix: Cayman Islands, World News, Central America, Prison, Hurricane, Hurricane Cristobal, Weather

KBMT

Partying on plane to Cuba lands 2 women in Canadian jail

Airborne for white, sandy beaches, turquoise Cuban waters and swaying palms, two women apparently broke out their duty-free booze on Wednesday and partied hearty in a passenger jet bathroom.

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Babalu Blog

Cuba: The transition that is about not to come

The power of Castro's dictatorship couldn't rely only in the annihilation of all kind of opposition, despite the fact that, since January 1959, its governability depended on fear to reduce a plural society to military obedience, ideological hatred, and apartheid, whether geographical or uncivil .

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ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Liz Balmaseda From Cuba | Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist

Liz Balmaseda was born in Puerto Padre in the midst of the Cuban Revolution of 1959 .

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Business Wire

2014 Berkeley Film Foundation Awards

The BFF gave this year's $25,000 Saul Zaentz Award to Ghost Town to Havana by filmmaker Eugene Corr.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

CTV

Sunwing flight to Cuba forced back to Toronto after disruption

A Sunwing Airlines flight headed to Cuba was forced to turn back to Toronto's Pearson airport Wednesday after an apparent disruption by two passengers.

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The Washington Post

U.S. releases two Yemenis from prison in Afghanistan

One of the two Yemenis freed from a U.S. military prison in Afghanistan and repatriated Tuesday had been diagnosed with leukemia, a U.S. military official said.

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Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: Angel Santiesteban transferred to La Lima prison

The information was provided to 14ymedio by Lilianne RuA z, a freelance journalist who visited the police station at Acosta and Diez de October streets where the narrator and blogger was detained.

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CBS Local

Too Much Truth - Helping Abeeku Ricks

Today on Too Much Truth, Derrick Boazman introduces to the 1380 WAOK listeners a remarkable young man.

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Tyler Morning Telegraph

Calvary Commission celebrates 37th anniversary with conference

Calvary Commission in Lindale will celebrate its 37th Anniversary with its Annual Breakthrough Prayer and Missions Conference that starts this week.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

Reminiscing in Cuba's Retro-Soviet Cafe

There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant.

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ABC News

US Navy Pulls Protesting Nurse From Guantanamo

A Navy nurse who was the first, and apparently only, member of the medical staff at Guantanamo to refuse to take part in the feeding of hunger striking prisoners has had his assignment cut short at the U.S. base in Cuba, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Military Prisons, US Navy, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Newport, RI

Windsor Beacon

Voices: In Cuba, entrepreneurial spirits sparkle

Are the economic changes instituted in recent years by President Raul Castro working? Can the dissident movement ever gain enough traction to overthrow the Communist government? Just how good is its acclaimed but flawed health care system? But when looking to the future of the island a?? a post-Castro period that is often contemplated by American ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Raul Castro, Fidel Castro, us Travel, Travel,

USA Today

Voices: In Cuba, entrepreneurial spirits sparkle

Cuba is a land that remains a mystery to most Americans. Is it's health care system, despite its myriad deficiencies, still as good as many believe? Are the economic changes instituted by President Raul Castro Voices: In Cuba, entrepreneurial spirits sparkle Cuba is a land that remains a mystery to most Americans.

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BroadwayWorld.com

The Washington Ballet Adds 14 New Dancers, Announces Luis R. Torres...

The Washington Ballet welcomes two new dancers from Cuba and names three dancers from the Studio Company to the performing Company.

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Inter Press Service

Breakthroughs and Hurdles in Colombia's Peace Talks

The first delegation of victims of Colombia's armed conflict offer a press conference after their talks with the government and FARC negotiators on Aug. 16 in Havana, Cuba.

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CBS Local

Buy or Sell: Wes Welker Should Retire

"Should - I buy it," said Jones. "You don't want to see Welker being in that group of players [who suffer from concussion symptoms after their playing days].

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