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A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

HAVANA (AP) -- Daniela Martinez long figured that someday she would leave the struggles of daily life in Cuba and join her uncle in the United States, but after the events of the last few days, the 18-year-old medical student thinks exile may not be her only choice....
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Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and sometimes embarrassing executive emails....
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Raul Castro: Don't expect detente to change Cuban system

HAVANA (AP) -- Cuban President Raul Castro sent a blunt message to Washington Saturday as the White House works to reverse a half-century of hostility between the U.S. and Cuba: Don't expect detente to do away with the communist system....
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North Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack....
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Panama's Noriega in prison 25 years post-invasion

PANAMA CITY (AP) -- Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is nearly forgotten, languishing in a steamy jungle prison near the interoceanic canal while the country enjoys democracy and economic prosperity a quarter-century after the strongman was toppled by a U.S. military invasion....
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US sends 4 Afghans back home from Guantanamo

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani....
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Human rights in spotlight after US-Cuba deal

HAVANA (AP) -- To many exiles and their allies, President Raul Castro is a brutal dictator who locks up dissenters in gulag-like jails, snuffs out political discourse and condemns his people to socialist poverty....
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Latest developments on the US-Cuba story

NOT SO FAST...
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Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has been criticized as cautious on foreign policy, but the secret negotiations on Cuba suggest a willingness for bold and risky action, if he can keep tight control and rely on a few close aides....
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Burying the dead after Pakistan's school massacre

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- One of the gravediggers at Peshawar's largest graveyard has a rule. He says he never cries when he buries the dead. He's a professional, he says....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the 346-million dollar cut of the IRS' budget was warranted, in retaliation for past misdeeds or both? <More Info>

Warranted:
In Retaliation:
Both:
Warranted:
80%
Both:
14%
In Retaliation:
7%
Total Votes: 17,738

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Sony Pictures did the right thing by canceling the release of the movie?

No:
66%
Yes:
34%
Total Votes: 14,331