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Eyeing the next frontier, Miami law firms ramp up Cuba strategy 25 May 2015

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.

Recent Politics News

Senate passes two-month transportation spending patch

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate early on Saturday passed a two-month spending extension for federal transportation projects that puts off a decision on long-term funding for road, bridge and rail transit projects until the height of the summer construction season.

23 May 2015

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

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

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