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(Reuters) – A poll of Cuban-Americans shows support for the White House's new Cuba policy has risen in the three months since it was announced, with 51 percent now in favor of closer engagement with Cuba, up from 44 percent in December. The poll by consulting firm Bendixen & Amandi International, and released in New…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department urged a federal appeals court Monday to reverse a hold a judge placed on President Barack Obama’s immigration executive action. The 69-page brief was filed with the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ahead of arguments scheduled for next month. Lawyers for the federal government are challenging a preliminary…

MATT LEE, ASSOCIATED PRESS: I'm wondering today in Luzon, the Secretary personally offered his condolences to the foreign minister and to President Rouhani's brother, then you guys put out a statement in his name, and then that same statement was tweeted. I'm just wondering aren't you guys laying it on a bit thick here? Is…

BARACK OBAMA: ISIL is a direct outgrowth of al Qaeda in Iraq. That grew out of our invasion, which is an example of unintended consequences, which is why we should generally aim before we shoot. We have got a 60-country coalition. We will slowly push back ISIL out of Iraq. I'm confident that will happen.…

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