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Bipartisan Support Against U.S.-Cuba Relations Exists

President Obama’s move to take Cuba off the State Sponsors of Terrorism list and “normalize” relations between the U.S. and that criminal regime has been met with bipartisan disapproval in the U.S. Congress, leaving many Americans questioning where their values as a country have gone.

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Rubio Vows to Block Confirmation of U.S. Ambassador to Cuba

President Barack Obama’s administration has aggressively pushed for normalizing relations with the island nation. In April the State Department removed Cuba from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism, despite ongoing concerns about its support for terrorism and human rights violations. This decision was heavily criticized by both Rubio and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Rubio’s fellow Republican in the Senate and competitor for the GOP presidential nomination.

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U.S. Evacuates Yemen Embassy

The State Department is confirming it has closed the U.S. Embassy in Yemen and evacuated its staff because of the political crisis and security concerns following the takeover of much of the country by Shiite rebels.

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