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  • Swap of former Cuban intelligence official at heart of US-Cuba deal

    WASHINGTON At the core of the breakthrough to normalize U.S.-Cuba ties was the swap of three Cuban spies for a former Cuban intelligence officer who sent information to the CIA that led to the exposure of agents who infiltrated U.S. military intelligence,...
  • Analysis: Probably too soon to call Cuba policy change 'historic'

    MIAMI The news from Havana and Washington about normalizing relations may not be as significant in the long term as some in the administration hope. While President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday that he will normalize relations with Cuba is the...
  • After Pakistan school massacre, watch for the gloves to come off

    The massacre of more than 130 Pakistani school children by Taliban gunmen was a chilling reminder of Hillary Clinton's warning to Islamabad in 2011 that "you can't keep snakes in your backyard and expect them only to bite your neighbors". Now, as...
  • Kerry says U.S. made no 'determinations' on Palestinian resolution

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday the United States had made "no determinations" about any possible U.N. Security Council resolutions to end the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said...
  • Travel alerts include druggings, robberies in Ecuador

     Travel alerts include druggings, robberies in Ecuador
    Ecuador: A growing number of attacks involving tourists and others being drugged and robbed have been reported across the country. Some victims also have been sexually assaulted. Scopolamine, a topical drug used to treat motion sickness, can cause victims...
  • Sony Pictures CEO consulted U.S. State Dept on film, leaked emails show

    The head of Sony Picturesconsulted with a senior official in the U.S. government in Junethis year, days after North Korea threatened "mercilesscountermeasures" over the release of an upcoming film featuringa plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un,...
  • Kerry meets with Alan Gross, family upon landing in U.S.

    Secretary of State John Kerry met with released American aid worker Alan Gross shortly after he landed at Andrews Air Force Base from Cuba on Wednesday, the State Department said. Kerry, who worked with his Cuban counterpart and Vatican officials to...
  • EU court says Hamas should be removed from terror list

    The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas should be removed from the European Union's terrorist list, an EU court ruled on Wednesday, saying the decision to include it was based on media reports not considered analysis. In its ruling, however, the bloc's...
  • McCain, Graham denounce Obama's shift in U.S. Cuba

    Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, two of the leading Republican voices on U.S. foreign policy, on Wednesday denounced President Barack Obama's plans to ease U.S. restrictions on Cuba. The policy shift reflected "America and the values it stands...
  • U.S. fears Sony hackers may never be caught: law enforcement official

    Government investigators fear the hackers behind the unprecedented attack on Sony's Hollywood studio may never be caught if they are under the protection of North Korea, a U.S. official said on Wednesday. The law enforcement official, who declined to...
  • New York premiere of 'Interview' canceled; Carmike Cinemas also pulls Sony film

    New York premiere of 'Interview' canceled; Carmike Cinemas also pulls Sony film
    The New York premiere of "The Interview", a Sony Pictures comedy about the assassination of North Korean President Kim Jong-Un, has been canceled and a source said one theatre chain had scrapped plans to show it, after threats from a hacking group. The...