US Delegation Travels to Cuba
A U.S. delegation travels to Cuba Sunday for a third round of talks between the two countries about re-establishing diplomatic relations and easing economic and travel sanctions imposed decades ago.
Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson is heading up the U.S. delegation set to meet with Josefina Vidal, director-general of the U.S. division of Cuba's Foreign Ministry.
The historic talks between the U.S. and the Castro government began earlier this year, following an initiative announced by President Barack Obama
White House warned congress not to interfere on Iran talks
The White House wants Congress to stop interfering in the negotiations with Iran about its nuclear capabilities.
White House Chief of Staff Dennis McDonough warned Congress in a letter sent late Saturday that pending legislation requiring congressional approval for any deal reached with Iran about its nuclear capabilities could have a "profoundly negative impact" on the negotiations.
White House officials have said President Barack Obama would veto the proposed legislation.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry travels to Switzerland Sunday for another round of talks with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Jawad Zarif, in an attempt to reach an interim deal with Iran on its nuclear power program by a March 31 deadline.