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The CIA's Latin America Division has run many spies in Cuba, but Rolando Sarraff Trujillo was in a class all his own. From his perch as a cryptographer in Cuba's Directorate of Intelligence, Sarraff...
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2014/12/19 12:16
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When reporters needled her for details of delicate Israeli-Syrian talks 15 years ago, U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright replied: “Sometimes talks, like mushrooms, do better in the...
2014/12/19 03:19
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An employee organizes cigar boxes at a store in Havana, on December 18, 2014. The U.S. announced a series of measures could boost economic exchanges as both nations are moving to restore diplomatic...
2014/12/18 22:06
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If the U.S. decides to retaliate over North Korea’s alleged hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment computers, officials could target the government’s financial resources, its illicit drug and...
2014/12/18 21:17
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HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that Stephanie Hildebrandt, the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at Enterprise Products Partners L.P., a leading...
2014/12/18 20:38
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So what does the United States have to do in order to officially establish an embassy somewhere? There are few legal requirements for a U.S. mission or other diplomatic building to become an embassy....
2014/12/18 17:04
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Not your typical blood-and-guts Iraq/Afghanistan war stories, this book has some real literary meat to it. The stories carry the book, the occasional drop-your-socks prose is a side benefit. In the...
2014/12/18 15:29
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The Obama administration's historic move to restore ties between the U.S. and Cuba may eventually put more Cubans online, but the future of the Internet there is likely to depend more on domestic...
2014/12/18 09:49
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Cliff N. Goldstein is a member of the personal finance team at NerdWallet, an unbiased source of tools and information aimed at helping consumers make smarter financial decisions. He previously worked...
2014/12/17 20:19
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President Obama on Wednesday announced that the United States would normalize relations with Cuba. As he put it: “isolation has not worked.” Yet, the United States itself has been isolated in its...
2014/12/17 20:16
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Two years prior to Ceylon gaining independence, Sir George Claude Stanley Corea was appointed as the first 'Ceylonese Representative' to the United Kingdom in 1946 and served in that capacity until...
2014/12/17 15:39
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The bicameral body Commission on Appointments on Wednesday confirmed the appointments of seven ambassadors and two Foreign Service officers in the Department of Foreign Affairs. Before the approval...
2014/12/17 08:29
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The top brass of the University of The Gambia (UTG) recently held talks with the Indonesian ambassador to The Gambia at the Law Faculty in Kanifing; an opportunity they used to seek partnership with...
2014/12/17 05:19
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After the least-productive Congress in modern history wrapped up Tuesday, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) said “This is lamer than most lame-ducks.” (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) The least-productive Congress...
2014/12/17 01:03
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Nov. 30, 1927 – Dec. 13, 2014 Richard S. Wolentarski of Cheektowaga died Dec. 13 at VA Western New York Healthcare System at Buffalo from complications of cancer. He was 87. Mr. Wolentarski was a...
2014/12/17 00:06
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The Spratlys. Narva. Fezzan. These places risk becoming household names in 2015. Can’t locate them on a map? Well, a lot of people couldn’t have found Donetsk in Ukraine or Raqqa in Syria as 2014 got...
2014/12/16 22:20
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In 2004, while serving as the State Department’s Office of Iraq Reconstruction Coordinator, Robin Raphel testified before a Senate committee hearing. Her long career took her to Pakistan, Iraq and...
2014/12/16 14:36
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Invest in your dreams and make them come true. This was the advice given, by guest speaker Dr. Maynoll Montalbo, to the 10 high-achieving children of overseas Filipino workers feted Monday by the...
2014/12/16 11:34
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London - A gay man threatened with deportation to South Africa has fought and won a battle against the British government to stay in the UK. Brett Rice had been told to leave England to live in South...
2014/12/16 01:21
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Nominee for Norwegian ambassador who was major Obama donor pulls out after cringeworthty Senate hearing where he knew nothing about Norway's government George Tsunis appeared in a disastrous Senate...
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