A gunman has ambushed and fatally shot two New York City
police officers and then killed himself, police say, and a
social media post indicated it may have been in revenge for
the police chokehold death of an unarmed black man.
President Raul Castro has demanded that the United States
respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work to
restore diplomatic ties, and warned that Cuban-American
exiles might try to sabotage the rapprochement.
Stepping out of his legendary brother's shadow, President
Raul Castro has scored a diplomatic triumph and a surge in
popular support with the deal that ends decades of open
hostility with the United States.