It’s a dramatic day in the long running drama between the United States and Cuba. Today at 11am President Obama expected to formally reestablish full diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years. The President will announce the opening of embassies in Washington and Havana. We’ve got Fox team coverage and in depth analysis of this historic moment.
There’s plenty of drama today as well in Greece. The Greek government is in technical default after failing to pay a massive bill due to the IMF yesterday. Now we’re hearing the Greek government is signaling it may agree to bailout terms it had earlier rejected in order to prevent a formal default and remain in the EU currency zone. There’s a joint news conference from Germany and Italy later this morning. It’s going to be a big story today.
We’re also waiting for an update from Puerto Rico after it said early this week that it can’t pay back some $72 billion in debt.
We get a June jobs report from ADP today as well as reports on construction, manufacturing and car sales. Friday we get the official June jobs report.
President Obama is also headed for Tennessee later today to crow about the success of the Affordable Care Act.
Another big story we’re watching is the Hillary Clinton email story. The State Department releasing thousands of email dating to when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State. We’re learning just how big a role unofficial advisor Sidney Blumenthal played in her circles, and about how Clinton’s State Department reacted to the Benghazi terror attack on 9/11/2012 that left four Americans dead.
Six major world powers and Iran extended talks to July 7th on controlling Iran’s nuclear program. James Rosen reporting from Vienna.
There was an apparent ISIS attack on Egyptian police today.. killing at least 50 according to Reuters.
There’s a serious and methodical attack on fiber optic internet lines going on in California right now.. and the FBI is investigating. Jonathan Hunt reporting.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation yesterday that forces all private and public school children to be vaccinated. It’s one of the strictest vaccination laws in the country, and comes after a string of outbreaks of childhood diseases once thought eradicated. We’re going to have a panel discussion on the topic as more and more states consider similar legislation. Unvaccinated children are thought to be helping spread childhood diseases like Measles and Whooping Cough.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie holds a town hall today in New Hampshire one day after officially entering the race for the White House. We also get new Quinnipiac University polling on the 2016 race later this morning. Carl Cameron reporting.
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