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Sec. Clinton, Cuban govt. spar after Blitzer interview
May 9th, 2012
01:15 PM ET

Sec. Clinton, Cuban govt. spar after Blitzer interview

By CNN's Jennifer Mikell

(CNN) – A top representative of the Castro government is urging the United States to sit down and talk about the fate of an American held prisoner in Cuba who reached out to CNN's Wolf Blitzer.

An international negotiation appears to be playing out in "The Situation Room", where high-level Cuban and U.S. officials are responding to Blitzer's exclusive interview with the jailed contractor, Alan Gross.
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Filed under: Cuba • Situation Room • Wolf Blitzer
May 9th, 2012
10:07 AM ET

Cuba asks for a hostage swap

Wolf Blitzer talks to Sen. Patrick Leahy about an American hostage held in Cuba.

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Filed under: Cuba • Situation Room • Wolf Blitzer
May 9th, 2012
10:00 AM ET

Are fliers safe from new al Qaeda bomb?

CNN's Brian Todd investigates whether the bomb in the latest plot could have gotten through airport security.


Filed under: Air travel • al Qaeda • Brian Todd • Situation Room • Terror