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  1. Top American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | SFGate

    The chief of the U.S. Interests Section in Cuba Jeffrey DeLaurentis, left, and Cuba's Interim Foreign Minister Marcelino Medina sit at a meeting prior to handing over of a letter from U.S. President Barack Obama for Cuba's President Raul Castro in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The respective diplomatic missions called interests sections will be converted into embassies as soon as July 20, although the U.S. State Department says it does not yet have a date for a formal ceremony.

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  2. MomentumDON'T Hold the Presses, PleaseRead the original story

    34 min ago | American Reporter

    In May 2004, the New York Times , while claiming it was aggressive in pursuing stories about the Bush-Cheney Administration, slipped in an apology for acting more as the mouthpiece for politicians than as a watchdog for society. Part of the problem, the Times acknowledged, was that "Editors at several levels who should have been challenging reporters and pressing for more skepticism were perhaps too intent on rushing scoops into the paper."

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  3. MomentumTHE Obama ParadoxRead the original story

    37 min ago | American Reporter

    The former Vice President has sought out and been interviewed by more tv journalists and talk show hosts during the past month than during the eight years he was vice president. The topic is always the same.

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  4. On Native GroundFEAR not, Class of '09. Knowledge is Still PowerRead the original story

    37 min ago | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- "Open the gates that the righteous nation may enter, the nation that keeps the faith.

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  5. Top American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassyRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    The chief of the U.S. Interests Section in Cuba Jeffrey DeLaurentis, left, and Cuba's Interim Foreign Minister Marcelino Medina sit at a meeting prior to handing over of a letter from U.S. President Barack Obama for Cuba's President Raul Castro in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The respective diplomatic missions called interests sections will be converted into embassies as soon as July 20, although the U.S. State Department says it does not yet have a date for a formal ceremony.

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  6. MomentumTHE Outrage and the Joy: Women in FilmRead the original story

    49 min ago | American Reporter

    It's a long-standing principle in the American justice system that even the most unpopular defendants are given adequate legal representation and that the rule of law is followed without exception. But ever since the Sept.

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  7. Obama's America: Look What Our Troops Are Being FORCED To Do For Islam's Holy MonthRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Accuracy In Media

    I often tell folks that when tolerance becomes a one-way street, it leads to cultural suicide. I have no problem respecting others, but it MUST be a two-way exchange.

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  8. Shattuck: Why are we rewarding murderous dictators?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    For decades the American left has done its best to convince us that Cuba is a benign, progressive paradise that just needs to be unshackled from our tyranny. But the record is clear: The Castros are running a murderous dictatorship 90 miles south of Key West that has exported violence around the world.

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  9. Lawyer in Bank of China terrorism lawsuit to guide Gitmo closingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

    The Obama administration named as its official in charge of shutting down the Guantanamo Bay detention facility a lawyer representing the family of a teenager killed in Israel. Lee Wolosky "will assume lead responsibility for arranging for the transfer of Guantanamo detainees abroad and for implementing transfer determinations, and overseeing the State Department's participation in the periodic reviews of those detainees who are not approved for transfer," Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday in a statement .

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  10. Middleburg firm awarded $33M contract for Guantanamo Bay housingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTLV

    A Middleburg company is being awarded a $33 million government contract to replace base housing at Naval Station Guantanamo in Cuba. Middleburg firm awarded $33M contract for Guantanamo Bay housing MIDDLEBURG, Fla.

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  11. Pentagon Insider: Huntington Ingalls Lands $75 Million Aircraft Carrier Repair ContractRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

    For many investors, the U.S. government seems a black box. Taxes go in, spending comes out - but with the exception of the occasional headline-grabbing megacontract, where the spending goes, and how much goes to whom, remains very much a mystery.

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  12. Obama formally opens US diplomatic ties with CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    President Barack Obama said on Wednesday the United States had agreed to the historic step of re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba and will raise its flag over a U.S. Embassy in Havana later this summer. "This is a historic step forward in our efforts to normalize relations with the Cuban government and people and begin a new chapter with our neighbors in the Americas," Obama said in a statement delivered in the White House Rose Garden.

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  13. Pentagon: 'No Anticipation' US Might Give Up Guantanamo BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News Max

    US Military, a guard tower and gate, pictured at the Guantanamo detention center, at the US Naval Base, in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The United States does not anticipate giving up its naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, despite Wednesday's historic agreement by the former Cold War enemies to restore diplomatic ties, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

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  14. In brief: Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Episcopalians overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop. The vote came in Salt Lake City at the Episcopal General Convention, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.

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  15. Cuba agrees with U.S. to restore diplomatic tiesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    After five decades of icy relations and more than six months of negotiations, Cuba agreed with the United States to restore diplomatic relations and reopen their embassies in their respective capitals as of July 20, an official statement released by Cuba's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday. According to Minrex, Jeffrey DeLaurentis, head of the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, delivered a letter addressed to Cuban President Raul Castro from his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama , which "confirms the decision to reestablish diplomatic relations between the two countries and open permanent diplomatic missions in their respective embassies, starting July 20, 2015."

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  16. 5 Questions Obama Must Answer About the Potential US Embassy in CubaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Ana Quintana is a policy analyst for Latin America and the Western Hemisphere in The Heritage Foundation's Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies. As part of his normalization bid with the Castro regime, the president has granted the dictatorship another in a series of dangerous concessions.

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  17. Emails show Hillary Clinton exchanges with foreign lobbyistRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Politico

    Hillary Clinton personally emailed with a former advisor-turned-foreign lobbyist about his island nation client early in her tenure as secretary of state, a tranche of roughly 3,000 pages of Clinton emails released from Foggy Bottom on Tuesday night shows. The lobbyist, Jeffrey Farrow, emailed Clinton in 2009 about the American relationship with Palau while the United States was determining how much financial assistance it would give the Micronesian island, and shortly after Palau agreed to become the first nation to accept prisoners from the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay.

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  18. Pentagon confident of U.S. strategy for countering ISIS despite recent setbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

    Despite ISIS's continued ability to hold and control vast swaths of Iraq and Syria, top Pentagon officials are confident that the U.S. program of training and equipping forces in those countries will help defeat the terror group. "That is the strategy that will both provide for the victory over ISIL or the defeat of ISIL," Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told reporters Wednesday.

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  19. Cuba says more needs to be doneRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Cuba's government is making it clear that there's still a ways to go, before its relationship with the United States can be normalized. Even amid the announcement that the U.S. and Cuba will be opening embassies in each other's capitals, Cuba is demanding an end to the U.S. embargo, and the return of the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay.

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  20. How I was de-radicalisedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    It's become known as the Aarhus Model, a programme designed in Denmark's second city to dissuade young people from going to fight for al-Qaeda or Islamic State. Thirty travelled to Syria in 2013 but only two so far this year - and only one in 2014.

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