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A scene from 'Team America: World Police' featuring a puppet depicting Kim Jong-Il

Several planned to show the 2004 comedy that also satirises North Korea and its then leader, Kim Jong-il

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Because the state, where most Cuban-Americans live, offers so many Electoral College votes, winning it is essential for presidential candidates

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A poster for ‘The Interview’ is destined for a bin after being pulled from a display at a Carmike Cinema in Atlanta, Georgia

Pressure is growing on the Obama administration to take action

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A still from 'The Interview' starring Seth Rogan (right) and James Franco

‘Brazen effort to suppress the distribution of movie’ achieves its goal

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Antonio Guerrero (left) with his fellow ex-prisoner Fernando Gonzalez in Havana yesterday

The mystery agent's information led to the discovery of some of Cuba’s most prolific operatives in the US, including a former State Department official

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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Security was tight at the federal courthouse in Boston for the final pretrial conference before Tsarnaev's trial begins next month

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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Three people died and more that 260 others were injured in the attack

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Video shows the recently released American entering US airspace after being held in Cuba for five years

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ICANN organisation staff members were tricked by emails that looked to be sent internally

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Robertson’s bizarre comments were made as part of answer to caller’s church conundrum

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A still from The Interview, showing Randall Park as Kim Jong-Un

Washington and Hollywood have come together to criticise studio’s decision as setting a 'very dangerous precedent'

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George Stinney Jr’s conviction was overturned because he was not given a fair trial

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Evan Spiegel, the founder of Snapchat, dropped out of Stanford University just before graduation to develop his app

Sony hack: Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel left ‘devastated’ by leaked emails

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A scene from 'Team America: World Police' featuring a puppet depicting Kim Jong-Il

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Two tribes: if Hillary Clinton runs against Jeb Bush it will continue a political dynasty stretching back 30 years
With Jeb Bush announcing that he is to 'actively explore the possibility of running for President' and Hillary Clinton considered the odds-on favourite to get the Democratic nomination should she decide to run, there is a prospect that, for the second time in 24 years, a Bush may be battling a Clinton for the White House
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Britons march in London’s Oxford Street to protest at US action during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis

It had a romantic pull, a state ruled by men who still dressed like revolutionaries, and which defied the American behemoth

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Fidel Castro speaks to supporters after gaining power in 1959

The years of estrangement included many ups and downs, and several attempts at reconciliation

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Tourists riding in a classic American car drive by a billboard showing 'The Cuban Five' that reads in Spanish 'End the injustice. Freedom now,' in Havana, Cuba

 

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Cuban president Raul Castro addresses his people

Extraordinary rapprochement drew fiery rebukes from Republicans in Florida

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Anti-Castro activists in the Little Havana area of Miami on Wednesday

Cuban refugee: "I tell my story to keep it alive. The fight for freedom is not over"

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Those of the 300 million Americans who want a tropical island holiday are likely to head for Cuba

Relxation of travel restrictions will transform the tourist geography of the Caribbean, says Simon Calder

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