US president Barack Obama said in a TV interview set for
broadcast on Sunday that he will do "everything I can" to
close the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after
four Afghan detainees held there were sent home.
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.