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Obama administration urges Cuba to allow Md. man to see U.S. doctor

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration wants an American imprisoned in Cuba to see his personal physician amid concerns he may have a cancerous growth on his shoulder. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland says Maryland native Alan Gross should be released. ...

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44 senators write Cuban president about Md. man

WASHINGTON — Forty-four senators have written to Cuba’s president to call for the release of a Maryland man imprisoned in Cuba for almost three years. The one-page letter released Tuesday is signed by 34 Democrats, nine Republicans and independent Joseph ...

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Former Maryland man pleads guilty to aiding al-Qaida in attack plots

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — A former Maryland resident pleaded guilty Wednesday to helping al-Qaida plot attacks from his native Pakistan, reaching a plea deal with the U.S. government that limits his sentence but that his lawyers say could ...

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BWI charter flights to Cuba to begin March 21

Charter flights from Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Cuba will begin on March 21. The weekly service begins the week before Pope Benedict XVI is scheduled to visit the communist island nation. BWI announced Tuesday that the flights ...

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