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In presidential debate, Gingrich brings front-runner status that's likely to make him a target DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Newt Gingrich is facing his first debate as the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination. Standing next to him...
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelThe recent death of Kim Jung Il, the President of North Korea, leaves many questions for the fragile communist regime and the rest of the world. Who will lead the country? How stable will the North Korean economy be? How secure are the country’s...
The Religion WorldDaniel Burke with Religion News Service notes that the Pope ends his visit to Cuba today with a meeting with Fidel Castro: Pope Benedict XVI concludes his visit to Cuba today with a public mass in Havana and a meeting with Fidel Castro. Yesterday,...
– Judy Gross stood outside Cuba's diplomatic mission to the United States, microphone in hand, and described her family's Thanksgiving. "There was once again an empty seat for Alan," she told sign-wielding supporters Monday in front of the Cuban...
Clout StreetAbout a dozen state lawmakers are headed for Cuba next week for a trip they hope will boost Illinois exports. The six-day tour is being led by Rep. Jack Franks, D-Marengo, and Rep. Dan Burke, D-Chicago. They said no taxpayer dollars will be spent on...
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CNNOlivia Sersute and her sister have shared the same home on the second floor of a faded Havana mansion since they were children and even after getting married and having kids of their own. They didn't have much choice. In theory, Cubans own their own...
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HAVANA (AP) — Cuban authorities have ordered cuts of up to 60 percent in prices for agricultural equipment and other farm items to stimulate newly authorized private farmers who are cultivating state land under an economic overhaul. Officials said...
Cuba's Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Maryland contractor Alan Gross to be released from a 15-year prison sentence for alleged spying. The court claimed that Gross, of Potomac, who was arrested in December 2009 after distributing computer...
HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government has authorized local banks to offer credit to private small business owners and agricultural producers as part of a sweeping economic overhaul announced last year. Havana is dismissing hundreds of thousands of...
Associated PressNEW YORK -- Revelers smooched and cheered the famous ball drop in New York's Times Square as the largest New Year's Eve celebration in the U.S. ushered in 2011. Most tried to set aside concerns about the worldwide economic downturn as partiers from New...
President Barack Obama plans to loosen Cuban travel policy to allow students and church groups to go to the communist country, the administration announced Friday. Students seeking academic credit and churches traveling for religious purposes will be...
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