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3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 4/20/2014

GUYS & DOLLS LEGACY HIGH SCHOOL 4/23-4/23/2014 Set in Damon Runyon 's mythical New York City, this oddball romantic comedy - considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy - soars with the spirit of Broadway as it introduces us to a cast of vivid characters who have become legends in the canon: Sarah Brown , the upright but uptight "mission ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | Patch.com

Cuban Reps Want Answers About Maryland's Alan Gross

By ILANA SHULEVITZ Capital News Service Representatives from the Cuban Interests Section said last week that until the Obama administration fully addresses Maryland resident Alan Gross' intentions in Cuba, relations between the two countries will not improve.

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10 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

My father died at the Bay of Pigs Invasion

This Easter Sunday is especially sad for me. My father died this weekend 53 years ago at the failed Bay of Pigs invasion.

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14 hrs ago | Daily Kos

FBI and CIA Desperate Attempts To Cover Tracks

We have been watching the running battle between the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee over the investigation of torture at Guantanamo and elsewhere.

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

18 hrs ago | Boston.com

Hannah Berkeley Cohen for The Globe Cuba, US are warily, slowly improving relations

The imposing, seven-story structure with darkened windows sits just across from the Malecon, or sea wall, central Havana's communal hangout.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

She Knows

Meet the breed: Havanese

Choosing to add a furry friend to your growing household is a long-term commitment, and picking a breed that fits your lifestyle presents the key to a happy home.

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Cactus Thorns

CSMonitor.com: Supreme Court refuses case on Guantanamo detainees and torture

Washington- The US Supreme Court declined on Monday to take up a major case examining whether GuantA namo detainees enjoy a constitutional right not to be subject to torture and other harsh tactics by government officials.

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WNFL-AM Green Bay

Cuban Cepeda signs pro deal with Japanese team

Leading outfielder Frederich Cepeda has become the first player from the Cuban baseball league to sign for a Japanese professional team since the communist government relaxed its player rules last year.

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Free Republic

What Really Happed at the Bay of Pigs

"They fought like tigers," writes the CIA officer who helped train the Cubans who splashed ashore at the Bay of Pigs 53 years ago this week.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, US Military, US Navy

Free Republic

Cuban government makes Good Friday official holiday

After granting temporary permission for Cubans to celebrate Good Friday in 2012 and 2013, the Cuban government has decided grant a request made by Pope Benedict during his visit to the country in 2012 to make it a permanent official holiday.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Life, Holidays, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Fidel Castro,

Slate Magazine

The Longform Guide to Cuba

There was a lot of attention this week on Yasiel Puig's escape from Cuba, with features in both Los Angeles and ESPN the Magazine .

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

An Immigrant's Perspective

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Eulalia "Lala" Mooney, who spoke at a recent Tea Party meeting.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Villanova University, World News, Fidel Castro, Medicine

The Chronicle Herald

Tussle mars Halifax flight from Cuba

A flight from Cuba to Halifax was delayed and two unruly female passengers were denied entry to the jetliner after a disturbance at the Varadero airport, another passenger said Friday.

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Babalu Blog

On Gabo's Passing

Known as "Gabo," he was one of the most popular and talented Latin American novelists of our time.

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Babalu Blog

Is Alan Gross more valuable to Castrogonia because he is Jewish?

Rabbi Cooper employs the term "freedom fighter/terrorist" for the Castronoid spies serving jail sentences in the U.S. Whether he is being sarcastic or not is hard to tell.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Central America, Life, Holidays, Passover, Federal Prisons, US News, Conservative Political News

National Public Radio

Guantanamo Trial In 9/11 Veers Off Track Again

An effort to prosecute the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack and four co-defendants veered off track again Thursday as a pretrial hearing ended with new obstacles that threaten to further derail the case before a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, Panama City, FL

Boxing Socialist

Mike Tyson Making Most Of His Time In Pittsburgh Before Friday's ShoBox Telecast

ShoBox The New Generation tripleheader to enjoy arcade games with two of his children at Latitude 40 in Pittsburgh, Pa .

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial

11 accused conspirator Khalid Sheikh Mohammad confers with defense attorney Cheryl Bormann, in black abaya prior to hearing at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. .

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WMDT

Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial

11 accused conspirator Khalid Sheikh Mohammad confers with defense attorney Cheryl Bormann, in black abaya prior to hearing at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. .

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

Star-Telegram.com

Works by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism.

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