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  1. Deontay Wilder has some advice for Eddie LacyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder has some advice for Eddie Lacy about dealing with social-media trolls: Punch 'em. Charlie Zelenoff had been on Wilder's case on social media and even via phone calls, so when he challenged Wilder to a fight, the Tuscaloosa boxer took him up on the offer and punched him around in a Los Angeles gym in 2014.


  2. Caribbean islands, decimated by Irma, take stock of dead, damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | Alabama Live

    The storm-stricken Caribbean took on the feel of a sprawling disaster zone Sunday, with Cuban first responders using inflatable rafts to navigate flooded streets as panicked families sent up social-media pleas in search of loved ones on hard-hit islands farther east. On St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, "people there are roaming like zombies," said Stacey Alvarado, a bar owner who managed to leave for the mainland.


  3. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Hurricane Harvey: Why Texas head of state is in a wheelchairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | Alabama Live

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott looks out from a car during his visit to the Special Development Zone of Mariel, within the Mariel free trade zone in the Bay of Mariel, Cuba, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. Abbott is on a two-day visit to Cuba with a business delegation looking to reintroduce Texas agricultural products to a growing Cuban market.


  4. What will Trump's trade policy mean for Alabama-Cuba ties?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Agriculture officials and industry leaders in Alabama for years have lobbied for expanded exports to communist Cuba, a country they see as a promising market for this state's poultry products. Now they're waiting to see what President Donald Trump's recent, more restrictive policy change with Cuba will mean for the millions of tons of poultry that leave Mobile for the island nation every month.


  5. Should the US completely lift the travel ban on Cuba?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Alabama Live

    President Donald Trump announced tighter restrictions on Cuba for U.S. travelers and businesses. Trump is fulfilling a campaign promise to reverse former President Obama's efforts to normalize relations with the country.


  6. Port Authority announces deal with Cuban counterpartRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Jimmy Lyons, director and chief executive of the Alabama State Port Authority, says a new agreement with the National Port Administration of Cuba will develop relationships that will be important if and when trade relations are normalized between Cuba and the United States. The Alabama State Port Authority has announced a new memorandum of understanding with the National Port Administration of Cuba, potentially laying the groundwork for future trade deals.


  7. Birmingham Rabbi: 'Americans have all been diminished' by Trump's actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Alabama Live

    President Trump's executive order halting emigration from Muslim countries and turning back refugees has thrown so many lives into chaos, churned up fear, and will undoubtedly unleash myriads of unintended consequences for our nation's security and relationships with our allies and the Muslim world. Few of us are legal scholars or security experts, and I am certainly neither.


  8. Obama ends visa-free path for Cubans who make it to US soilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Alabama Live

    In this March 22, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at the Grand Theater of Havana, Cuba. President Barack Obama is ending a longstanding immigration policy that allows any Cuban national who makes it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident, a senior administration official said Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.


  9. An Alabama-made tractor could revolutionize farming around the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Alabama Live

    In a new factory off Main Street in Fyffe, a business this week began marketing a product it says could revolutionize agricultural for the small farmer all over the world. CleBer LLC hosted the opening of its plant which will manufacture the Oggun Iron Horse, a tractor designed for small-scale domestic and international farmers.


  10. Was Fidel Castro a revolutionary leader or a tyrant?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Cuban leader Fidel Castro passed away Thanksgiving weekend at 90-years-old. What will be his legacy? His supporters call him a "revolutionary leader" who fought for the poor, freedom and peace.


  11. What's Alabama's largest private company?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Alabama Live

    A list of the largest private companies in each state reads like a who's who of the business world: Dell ; Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. ; Nationwide Insurance ; LLBean ; and Publix Supermarkets There are other names on the list, however, that might not be as well-known. Alaska's largest private company is Arctic Slope Regional Corporation; Indiana's is Biomet.


  12. Alabama Bay of Pigs veteran reflects on death of former Cuban leader Fidel CastroRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Roy Wilson and Charles Yates of the Alabama Air National Guard's 117 Tactical Reconnaissance Wing as they look at a T-33 fighter jet like the one the Cubans used to shoot down the American pilots during the Bay of Pigs invasion at the Southern Museum of Flight Thursday April 14, 2011. . Fifty-five years ago, Charles Yates, now a semi-retired Hoover dentist, was one of 39 members of the Alabama Air National Guard's 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing that volunteered for a secret, CIA-based attempt to overthrow Cuban leader Fidel Castro.


  13. Fidel Castro dies: Farewell to Cuba's brutal Big BrotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Alabama Live

    One of the most brutal dictators in modern history has just died . Oddly enough, some will mourn his passing, and many an obituary will praise him.


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