Morning Constitutional – Monday, 30 March 2015

Good morning, everybody. Tom Brady jumped off a cliff. Now, your morning constitutional:

As negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program continue, U.S. officials said Monday that moving Uranium out of Iran is still on the table, despite recent public comments by Iranian deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi suggesting otherwise.

In Yemen, Houthi rebels made gains in the outskirts of Aden against forces loyal to the ousted president who were backed by Saudi air strikes. China has sent three navy ships to Yemen to evacuate the more than 400 of its citizens in the country.

French right-wing parties made limited gains in local elections Sunday.

Uzbekistan’s authoritarian president Islam Karimov won reelection Sunday for a fourth term with 90.39 percent of the vote against pretty much nobody. Just a note: Uzbekistan’s constitution limits presidents to two consecutive terms.

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was convicted of fraud and breach of trust on Monday, his third conviction for corruption since 2012.

Poll shows that many Americans are confused as to what constitutes an imminent threat.

Comedy Central has chosen … Trevor Noah? … to succeed Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show.

Tim Cook writes a great Washington Post op-ed that religious freedom laws are dangerous.

U.S. consumer spending rose .1 percent in February after two months of declines.

Finally, woman falsely poses as lawyer for a decade, makes partner.


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