Morning Constitutional – Monday, 13 April 2015

Good morning, everyone. Beyonce’s mom got married. Now, your morning constitutional:

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is drafting legislation to give Congress authority over the lifting sanctions on Iran, a major component of the deal reached between the Obama administration and Iran over Iran’s nuclear program.

Iran has suspended the Umrah pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia over allegations that Saudi security officers sexually assaulted two Iranian teenagers.

Exiled Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi appointed his former prime minister as vice president Sunday, apparently in a move towards a peace deal in the country’s ongoing civil war. Iran on Monday called for a new Yemeni government, and pledged support to that end.

Russia on Monday lifted a ban on supplying Iran with anti-missile rocket systems.

Elections in Sudan began Monday, which are expected to be handily won by President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for charges of genocide.

Turkey butthurt after Pope Francis called the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule “genocide.”

Australia moves to ban childcare benefits to parents who do not vaccinate their children.

Finally, a solid nuanced “I don’t know” take about the Trans Pacific Partnership.

Job opportunities in the U.S. for college graduates have never been greater, according to a new report.

Finally, man with “I have drugs” t-shirt arrested for drug possession.


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