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Washington Post

Miami reacts to Obama's Cuba move: Tears of joy, cries of 'traitor'
Los Angeles Times
A tale of two restaurants unfolded in South Florida on Wednesday. In Miami's Little Havana, Versailles Restaurant hosted hard-line Cuban exiles railing against President Obama's decision to establish full diplomatic ties with the Cuban government.
President Obama May Be One Giant Step Closer to Visiting CubaABC News
Cuba deal throws Obama foreign policy beliefs into sharp reliefWashington Post
Deal between US, Cuba culminated 18 months of secret -The Globe and Mail -BBC News
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North Korea Behind Sony Hack: US Officials
U.S. officials have concluded that the North Korean government ordered the hacking attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment — a breach that led to the studio cancelling the planned release of "The Interview" — and a U.S. official told NBC News that the country ...
Hollywood incredulous over Sony's 'unAmerican act of cowardice'
AP Source: US Probe Links NKorea to Sony HackingABC News
US Said to Find North Korea Ordered Cyberattack on SonyNew York Times
Businessweek -Reuters -Daily Mail
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New York Times

Journey to Rapprochement Visited Worlds of Presidents, Popes and Spies
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The historic deal that freed an American jailed in Cuba and ended 53 years of diplomatic estrangement between the United States and Cuba was blessed at the highest levels of the Holy See but cut in the shadowy netherworld of espionage ...
US-Cuba deal: a marriage 18 months in the making, blessed by Pope FrancisThe Guardian
Pope played crucial role in Cuba detenteSan Francisco Chronicle
How Pope John Paul II Paved The Way For The US-Cuba ThawHuffington Post
Daily Mail -Irish Times -Financial Times
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New York Daily News

Cuomo administration: No fracking in New York state
New York Daily News
ALBANY — No fracking way! After years of foot-dragging and intense political debate, Gov. Cuomo's administration announced Wednesday that it will not allow the controversial gas drilling process known as hydrofracking in New York. Acting state Health ...
Citing Health Risks, Cuomo to Ban Fracking in New York StateNew York Times
New York State will ban fracking — citing potential health risksVox
NY unlikely to face lawsuits over fracking ban, experts sayReuters
NBC New York -BBC News -Wall Street Journal
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Wall Street Journal

In surprise move, Mike Enzi will chair Senate Budget Committee
Christian Science Monitor
Sen. Jeff Sessions, of Alabama, the top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee for the past four years ended his effort Wednesday to becomes the panel's chairman. Sen. Mike Enzi, of Wyoming, will head the committee.
Sessions yields to Enzi as U.S. Senate Budget chairmanGlobalPost
In surprise, Wyo. senator to head budget committeeCharlotte Observer
Sessions bows out of competition to chair budget committeeMontgomery Advertiser
Wall Street Journal -The Hill
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Christian Science Monitor

70 years later, judge rules 14-year-old boy was wrongly executed
Christian Science Monitor
On Wednesday, a judge threw out the conviction of George Stinney, who at 14, was the youngest person to be executed in the United States in 1944. In the span of three months he was arrested, convicted of murdering two young girls, and sent to the electric ...
Judge: Boy, 14, shouldn't have been executed in SCAtlanta Journal Constitution
After 70 years, judge rules that 14 year old George Stinney was wrongly executedThe Westside Story
70-year-old murder conviction of executed SC 14-year-old overturnedThe State
Manning Live -New York Times -WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
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'Stand your ground' law fails to keep Montana jury from convicting homeowner in ...
Flanked by his defense attorneys Brian Smith, left, and Paul Ryan, right, Markus Kaarma listens to testimony Monday morning during his trial in Missoula, Montana for murder in the shooting death of Diren Dede with a shotgun last spring after Kaarma caught ...
AP EXPLAINS: Montana's 'stand your ground law'
Montana homeowner guilty of killing teen in his garageUSA TODAY
Montana Man Convicted in Exchange Student's DeathWall Street Journal
New York Times -NBC Montana -Huffington Post
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Wall Street Journal

Europeans for Hamas
Wall Street Journal
Europe legitimizes the cold killers of Hamas at its own peril. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. Dec. 17, 2014 7:39 p.m. ET. 16 COMMENTS. Hamas is no longer a terrorist organization. This is the astonishing verdict of the European Court of Justice, ...
Hamas removed from EU terrorist list on technicalityYnetnews

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Town Hall

Man gets life sentence in Vermont teacher's death
Town Hall
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A man accused with his wife of kidnapping and killing a teacher was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison, with the judge saying they hunted their victim like prey. Judge Robert Bent said a mitigating factor in Allen Prue's ...

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Jerusalem Post

Jordan presents draft of resolution on Palestinian state to UN
Jerusalem Post
The Palestinian-drafted resolution was formally submitted to the 15-member council, which means it could be put to a vote as soon as 24 hours later. A United Nations Security Council meeting at UN headquarters in New York.. (photo credit:REUTERS).

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