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American held in Cuba: Suit against US dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by an American imprisoned in Cuba against the U.S. government, for whom he was working when he was arrested. Full story

U.S. contractor jailed in Cuba settles suit against employer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An American contractor imprisoned in Cuba has settled a lawsuit in which he accused the company he was working for when he was arrested and the U.S. government with failing to warn him about the risks of working on the communist-controlled island. Full story

Cuban prisoner settles lawsuit against Md. company

An American imprisoned in Cuba settled a lawsuit Thursday against the company he was working for when arrested, a lawsuit that claimed he wasn't properly warned about or prepared for the risks of working in the communist nation. Full story

Sen. Leahy wraps up three day Cuba trip

   Sen. Patrick Leahy led a bipartisan congressional delegation to Cuba where he met with American contractor Alan Gross. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports.

Cuba's Raul Castro meets with U.S. congressional delegation

HAVANA (Reuters) - A seven-member U.S. congressional delegation met on Tuesday with Cuban President Raul Castro, official media reported, to improve relations that have been strained since U.S. government contractor Alan Gross was imprisoned there in 2009. Full story

Cuba protests U.N. ruling on jailed U.S. contractor

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba reacted angrily on Wednesday to a U.N. ruling that its imprisonment of American contractor Alan Gross was arbitrary and accused the United States of lying about his health. Full story

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Handout photo of U.S. aid contractor Alan Gross and his wife Judy in Jerusalem in the spring of 2005
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U.S. aid contractor Alan Gross and his wife Judy pose for a picture in Jerusalem in the spring of 2005, in this family photograph released on October 23, 2010. Gross, an American contractor imprisoned in Cuba, has settled a lawsuit in which he accused the company he was working for when he was arres

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Josefina Vidal, Cuba's director of U.S. Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, addresses the media during a news conference regarding U.S. contractor Alan Gross in Havana on Dec. 5, 2012.

Peter Kornbluh , right, stands with Alan Gross, U.S. contractor jailed in Cuba
Peter Kornbluh , right, stands with Alan Gross, U.S. contractor jailed in Cuba

Peter Kornbluh , right, stands with Alan Gross, U.S. contractor jailed in Cuba for crimes against the state and Peter Kornbluh, in a picture taken on Kornbluh's iPhone by a guard during his visit to the prison.

Alan Gross in an undated family photo, left, and in 2012 while imprisoned in Cuba for crimes against the state.
Alan Gross in an undated family photo, left, and in 2012 while imprisoned in Cuba for crimes against the state.

Alan Gross in an undated family photo, left, and in 2012 while imprisoned in Cuba for crimes against the state.