St. Louis Cardinals catcher Brayan Pena raises his arm to greet someone as he reunites with family members, including his grandmother Rosa de las Nives, 85, bottom left, at the Hotel Nacional in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

A group of Cuban baseball players who defected and left to play in the US have been given a rapturous welcome during a short return visit.

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Kansas City Royals win World Series

The Kansas City Royals win their first World Series title in 30 years after beating the New York Mets 7-2 in game five.

Kansas City Royals

Royals on brink of World Series title

Kansas City Royals on the brink of winning their first World Series title in 30 years after beating New York Mets 5-3.