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Bieber police video may be released, minus genitalia
March 05, 2014 10:31 AM
MIAMI: A judge on Tuesday ruled that video images of a partially-clad Justin Bieber while the pop singer was in police custody in Florida can be released, but only after blocking out his genitals.The video clips included Bieber providing a urine sample for a drug test following his arrest by...
No media access to images of semi-clad Bieber - for now: judge
February 21, 2014 11:24 AM
MIAMI: A Miami judge on Thursday temporarily blocked media access to any more video images of a semi-clad Justin Bieber filmed while the teenage pop singer was in police custody last month after his arrest for driving under the influence.The police station footage included clips of Bieber giving a...
Lawyers seek to protect Bieber's 'personal parts' from media exposure
February 10, 2014 09:56 AM
MIAMI: Lawyers for pop star Justin Bieber are asking a judge to prevent semi-clad images of the teenage singer in Miami Beach police custody following his arrest last month, from being released to the media, according to a motion filed late on Friday."While in custody at the Miami Beach police...
U.S. soldier convicted of murdering two Afghans
August 02, 2013 11:52 PM
An army lieutenant found guilty of murdering two Afghan civilians was being used as a "scapegoat" by the U.S. Army, his lawyer said on Friday, predicting that the officer's conviction and a 20-year sentence would be overturned on appeal. Prosecutors at Fort Bragg, North Carolina,...
Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba visit had U.S. Treasury Department OK - source
April 09, 2013 10:16 AM
MIAMI: A visit by American pop star Beyonce and rapper husband Jay-Z to Havana last week was a cultural trip that was fully licensed by the U.S. Treasury Department, a source familiar with the itinerary said on Monday. The longstanding U.S. trade embargo against Cuba prevents most Americans from...
Cuban perks under scrutiny in U.S. immigration reform
February 08, 2013 02:05 PM
MIAMI: All Ana Soto had to do to gain entry to the United States at the Texas-Mexico border in 2008 was show her Cuban identity card and birth certificate. Soto has since brought her husband from Cuba, reunited with her parents in Miami and got an accounting job - building a dream life thanks to...
Obama ground game at full steam
October 17, 2012 12:13 AM
CLEVELAND/MIAMI: From the outside, it looked like an abandoned storefront in a run-down part of Cleveland. But inside, dozens of supporters of President Barack Obama gathered on a recent Sunday for an event that was part political rally, part religious revival. “Gotta vote” signs hung...
Painting seized in Miami sting may be missing Matisse valued at $3 million
July 20, 2012 12:07 AM
MIAMI: A painting believed to be by French master Henri Matisse that was stolen from a Venezuelan museum more than a decade ago has been recovered in an undercover sting operation at a Miami Beach hotel, authorities said Wednesday. A man and a woman who allegedly tried to sell the 1925 work...
Painting seized in Miami sting may be missing Matisse
July 19, 2012 01:32 PM
MIAMI: A painting believed to be by French master Henri Matisse that was stolen from a Venezuelan museum more than a decade ago has been recovered in an undercover sting operation at a Miami Beach hotel, authorities said on Wednesday. A man and a woman who allegedly tried to sell the 1925 work...
Fidel Castro, spy master, bedeviled U.S.: former analyst
May 28, 2012 03:11 PM
MIAMI: For almost three decades after Fidel Castro took power, Cuba's budding intelligence service fielded four dozen double agents in a world-class operation under the nose of the CIA, according to a new book by a veteran CIA analyst. It was not until June 1987, when a Cuban spy defected to...
Prize-winning film's Cuban actors to seek asylum in Miami
April 29, 2012 03:30 PM
MIAMI: A pair of lead actors from a prize-winning film about escaping Cuba have emerged from hiding to confirm they are seeking political asylum in the United States. The young Cuban actors went missing last week while en route to the Tribeca Film Festival in New York where they were due to appear...
Springtime in Cuba?
March 29, 2012 10:25 PM
HAVANA: This week's three-day visit to Cuba by Pope Benedict marked another milestone in the Roman Catholic Church's cautious efforts to expand its role in the communist-run island. Havana's Cardinal Jaime Ortega called it a "Springtime of faith." While it remains unclear if...


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