Pope meets Fidel Castro after warning against ideology

HAVANA - Pope Francis met with Fidel Castro on Sunday after urging thousands of Cubans...Vatican described the 40-minute meeting at Castro's residence as informal and familial...economic system.A photo provided by Alex Castro, Fidel's son and official photographer...
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Boy, 12, treated after showing signs of spice overdose

...speaking gibberish," Anchorage Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer Castro wrote.Police said the boy was unconscious when they transported him to the hospital.According to Castro, the boy's mother told police that she had spoken with her son...
In year of diplomatic wins, Obama still dogged by Syria

...such encounter by an American president since the 1979 Islamic revolution, and held formal talks with Cuban President Raul Castro.To the president, the openings with Cuba and Iran are not just validation of his own belief in the pursuit of diplomacy over...
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Astros take 2-1 series lead

...his first save of more than three outs in three years.Jason Castro drove in two runs with a single in the fifth that made it 2-1...second hit, a liner to the left-field corner for a double. Castro got hit first hit of the postseason on two-strike groundball...
Colombia's president, rebels announce breakthrough in talks

...which is toward peace," said Santos, seated on the same dais as the rebel leader known as Timochenko and Cuban President Raul Castro. Santos said Colombia's government and the FARC have reached an agreement to sign a definitive peace deal within 6 months...
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Obama says fight against Islamic State will take time

...fighting the group.In other events at the annual gathering of world leaders:? Obama held talks with Cuban President Raul Castro, the second time the leaders of the once-estranged nations have met this year.? The European Union's top diplomat emerged...
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Cardinals first team to clinch playoff berth the rookie of the year."Soler went deep for the first time since missing 23 games with a left oblique strain. Starlin Castro, who had six RBIs on Friday, and Tommy La Stella also drove in runs for Chicago.Rondon hitting Garcia nearly sparked a St...
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Harvey and Murphy lead Mets over Cubs

...for the Cubs, hitting a mammoth homer that chased Harvey with two outs in the eighth and pulled Chicago to 4-2.Starlin Castro had an RBI double in the fifth but was thrown out at the plate by Cespedes on Javier Baez's single.Murphy finished off the...

...Hollande, who again declared that Assad "cannot be part of the solution" to the Syrian conflict, and Cuban President Raul Castro, who also has a meeting planned with Obama.Some, including Obama, Xi and Hollande, already addressed the General Assembly...
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HUD awards $3.6M to fight homelessness

Funding supports goal to prevent, end homelessnessU.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced the award of over $3.6 million to support 28 homeless housing and service projects across Alaska. The awards were...


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