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Cuba says Obama welcome to visit but not to meddle

By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama is welcome to visit Cuba yet not to meddle in its internal affairs, a senior foreign ministry official said on…

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Migrant crisis hangs over Costa Rican president's visit to Cuba

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) – Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis arrived in Cuba on Sunday with plans to increase trade overshadowed by what to do with nearly 5,000…

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Cuba returns U.S. fugitive in sign of renewed diplomacy

By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) – An American man wanted on firearms charges was brought back from Cuba on Tuesday, marking the first fugitive returned since the two nations restored…

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Cuba, U.S. agree to restore direct postal service

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba & the United States have agreed to restore direct postal service after a half-century rupture in one of the first bilateral deals since the former Cold…

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ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons readies 'Perfectamundo' solo tour through US, Cuba

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – For those who have not heard his Latin-infused solo debut "Perfectamundo," Billy Gibbons offers this warning, "For the uninitiated I'll leave it with one word: Beware."…

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With U.S.-Cuba detente, a battle over trademarks looms

By Jaime Hamre CAMAGUEY, Cuba (Reuters) – When Julio Manzini decided two years ago to name his small restaurant McDonald's after the famous fast-food chain , he had no idea…

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Cuban national baseball team to play regular season games in Can-Am League

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Cuban national baseball team will play 19 regular-season games in the independent Can-Am League next year. The league released its 2016 schedule, which includes the…

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Manfred hopeful for Cuba game; owners to discuss netting; Rose decision by end of year

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred remains hopeful a huge league team will play an exhibition game in Cuba during spring training. President Barack Obama announced…

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Edmonton will host men's volleyball Olympic qualifying tournament

EDMONTON – Canada's men's volleyball team will have home-court advantage in its quest for a spot in the Rio Olympics. Edmonton has been chosen as host of the NORCECA Continental…

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Cuba and US firm sign telecommunications agreement on roaming cell service

HAVANA – Cuba's state telecommunications company & U.S. firm Sprint have signed an agreement for cellphone roaming service, the first direct deal of its kind between phone companies in both…

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