New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, visits a port with Charles A. Baker, director general of the Mariel container terminal on April 21, 2015. Cuban officials and New York business executives are exploring ways for companies to do business on the communist-run island.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, visits a port with Charles A. Baker, director general of the Mariel container terminal on April 21, 2015. Cuban officials and New York business executives are exploring ways for companies to do business on the communist-run island. Desmond Boylan AP
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, visits a port with Charles A. Baker, director general of the Mariel container terminal on April 21, 2015. Cuban officials and New York business executives are exploring ways for companies to do business on the communist-run island. Desmond Boylan AP

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    The United States voted against a UN resolution condemning America's economic embargo against Cuba on Wednesday. The embargo resolution was overwhelmingly approved in the 193-member General Assembly by a vote of 191-2, with Israel joining the U.S. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said the American people had chosen a new president and the United States would vote against any resolution calling for the lifting of the embargo "as long as the proceeds from trade with Cuba go to prop up the dictatorial regime responsible for denying those (human) rights."

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