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U.S. and Cuba in Trade Talks, for Ballplayers to Be Named Later

A game between Mayabeque and Granma last year at Nelson Fernández Stadium in San Jose, Cuba. By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS October 31, 2015 WASHINGTON — Getting from Cuba to the big leagues has never just been about 450-foot home runs and 100-mile-an-hour fastballs. When the Mets’ slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes decided in ...

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U.S. looking at expanding role on ground in Iraq, Syria

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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters march during a training camp conducted by trainers from the German military forces as German defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen visits the camp in Arbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq, on October 27, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAFIN HAMEDSAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images ...

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U.N. again condemns U.S. embargo on Cuba

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez addresses the United Nations General Assembly on Oct. 27, 2015. The body later voted 191-2 to condemn the U.S. economic embargo on Cuba.(Photo: Richard Drew, AP) Despite improving relations between the United States and Cuba, the United Nations voted Tuesday to condemn the American embargo against the communist island ...

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Sinosphere Blog: Col. Liu Mingfu on the U.S. and China as Rivals

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Photo Chinese troops marching in the military parade in Beijing last month celebrating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.Credit Pool photo by Rolex Dela Pena Read in Chinese | 点击查看本文中文版 Col. Liu Mingfu, 64, retired from the People’s Liberation Army, is an outspoken proponent of the ...

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U.S.: Four Russian missiles miss Syrian targets, hit Iran

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UP NEXT 03 ]]> President Obama has said that Russian air strikes in Syria won’t draw the U.S. into a “proxy war,” but Russia’s involvement still poses major implications for the U.S. military. VPC This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this is your content and you’re ...

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European privacy ruling could hurt U.S. companies

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A file picture dated 09 April 2015 of Austrian student and plaintiff Max Schrems speaking to journalists prior to the start of the trial concerning the admission of the claim of a class action lawsuit against the privacy policy of Facebook, in Vienna, Austria. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ...

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