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Ernest Hemingway's Cuba Home to Get $900,000 in U.S. Improvements

HAVANA (AP) — A U.S. foundation will ship nearly $900,000 in supplies to build a state-of-the-art facility to preserve Ernest Hemingway’s books, letters and photos – the first major export of construction materials to Cuba since President Barack Obama loosened the trade embargo on the island. 445 more words

United States

More than 120 illegal immigrants scheduled for deportation charged with homicide

As candidate after candidate makes quick, throwaway mentions of immigration in their announcement speeches, it’s worth noting that Townhall editor and author Katie Pavlich has published a must-read column today… 338 more words

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Expelled Spy Josefina Vidal Sits in on Republican’s Meeting With Cuban Leaders

US Senators Meet Cuban Vice President, Foreign Minister

By Zee News

Havana: A delegation of United States’ Republican senators met with Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel and… 272 more words

Republican senator says opening of US embassy in Cuba is 'imminent'

HAVANA – The leader of a delegation of Republican senators visiting Cuba says the opening of a U.S. embassy in Havana for the first in 54 years is “imminent.” 92 more words

World

06/11/2015

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) walks through the Senate Daily Press Gallery handing out pork sandwiches to journalists in order to highlight his effort to eliminate wasteful government spending and earmarks. (The Hill)

Islamic State War Authorization Goes Nowhere, Again

Bloomberg View, by Josh Rogin, June 9, 2015:

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee debated a new authorization for the use of force against the Islamic State on Tuesday, only to give up for now because it failed to garner broad support and threatened to derail an unrelated bill. 1,046 more words

Counter Jihad Report

Sacred Land sold by Senator McCain

Tribal elders were among hundreds who gathered at Oak Flat last weekend to protest the land swap that gave Resolution Copper mining rights under a sacred site. 1,002 more words