The Intensive US foreign affairs agenda and the normalisation of Havana.

CUBA.

« President Barack Obama has submitted the request to Congress to rescind Cuba’s designation as a state sponsor of terror, the White House National Security spokesperson announced in a tweet.

The State Department had recently made the same recommendation to Obama prior to his trip to Panama for the Summit of the Americas, where he had a historic meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro ». (CNN)

IRAN. 

« Congress would be able to review a final nuclear deal with Iran under a bill approved unanimously by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The White House indicates President Obama could support the legislation.

According to an aide to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, the bill requires the President to submit the final agreement to Congress, which will have up to 52 days to weigh in.

The bill also requires the President to make a series of detailed reports to Congress on a range of issues, including Iran’s nuclear program, its ballistic missiles and its support for terrorism ». (CNN)

SpaceX

« SpaceX was unsuccessful in its attempt to land part of a rocket on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean.

The landing attempt came after SpaceX launched the two-stage Falcon rocket on a resupply mission from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station.

On Twitter, SpaceX founder Elon Musk said: « Looks like Falcon landed fine, but excess lateral velocity caused it to tip over. »

IRAK

Iraqi official warns Ramadi could fall as ISIS militants lay siege

YEMEN

RUSSIA EVACUATES US CITIZENS FROM YEMEN

« The US government thanked the Russian authorities for their help in evacuating Americans from Yemen, after the US State Department said it had no plans to evacuate its citizens from the war-torn country, leaving hundreds stranded ».

PRESIDENTIAL RACE.

GAY PROPAGANDA AND THE RISK OF HIJACKING THE US PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN TO STICK GAY AND GAY AND GAY. WATCH OUT.

EUROPE.

« Europe has launched a legal battle against Google, accusing the search engine giant of abusing its dominant position to hurt competitors.

The European Commission said Google is promoting its own shopping comparison services over rival products.

The commission has also launched a full probe into Google’s Android mobile operating system.

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