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Eyeing the next frontier, Miami law firms ramp up Cuba strategy 9:15am EDT

MIAMI - The Florida Bar is sending its first ever delegation of lawyers to Cuba this week to explore emerging new business opportunities as prospects heat up for closer political and commercial relations between the United States and the Communist-run island.

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U.S., Cuba make progress on restoring ties but no deal yet

WASHINGTON - Cuba and the United States reported making progress toward restoring diplomatic relations following two days of talks and pledged on Friday to continue informal negotiations in the coming weeks. | Video

World 22 May 2015
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Obama reaffirms commitment to Israel security to American Jews

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama, seeking to shore up support from the Jewish community ahead of a June deadline for reaching a potential deal to limit Iran's nuclear capabilities, on Friday said his commitment to Israel was "unshakeable." | Video

22 May 2015
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Senators urge Obama administration to block Arctic oil drilling

WASHINGTON - A group of 18 mostly Democratic U.S. senators on Friday urged the Obama administration to stop Royal Dutch Shell's preparations for oil exploration in the Arctic, saying the region has a severely limited capacity to respond to accidents.

Environment 22 May 2015
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How an off-the-cuff remark shaped Jeb Bush's economic vision for U.S.

WASHINGTON - There were no fancy economic models or forecasts when former Florida Governor Jeb Bush first tossed out the idea that 4 percent annual growth should be the overarching goal for the U.S. economy.

22 May 2015