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    No word yet from Fidel amid historic US-Cuba shift

    HAVANA | Everyone in Cuba is talking about the abrupt turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro. The larger-than-life retired leader of Cuba so far has made no public comment about the announcement that the…

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    Obama: No quick end to embargo on Cuba

    WASHINGTON | Two days after reopening diplomatic relations with Cuba, President Barack Obama said Friday he doesn’t expect the effort to bring overnight change on the island, a quick end to the U.S. economic embargo or the likelihood that he will…

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    Police departments on alert after cop killings

    NEW YORK | Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers and shot…

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    Ariz. sheriff aims to halt Obama immigration order

    WASHINGTON | A gadfly attorney and an Arizona county sheriff want to halt President Barack Obama’s immigration order in the first courtroom battle over an initiative designed to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation. On Monday, lawyer Larry Klayman will…

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    Kansas mulling response to legal pot in Colorado

    TOPEKA, Kan. | Kansas hasn’t decided whether to join a lawsuit filed by other states against Colorado over its legalization of marijuana even though the two states share a border. Spokeswoman Jennifer Rapp said Friday that Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt…




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