Iranian Presidential Debate Turns Heated on Live TV

President Ahmadinejad of Iran and his rival in the upcoming elections, Former Prime Minister Mir Hossein Mousavi, took part in a heated debate on live TV today. The President accused Mousavi of lying and criticized his wife for campaigning for Mousavi, among other insults. Mousavi fired back at the President, claiming his government is repressing student protests and mocking the President for his presence on the international stage, where he is seen unfavorably. Elections take place in 10 days, BBC News.

The Organization of American States has readmitted Cuba into the organization for the first time in 47 years. Cuba, however, maintains they don’t have interest in taking part in the OAS. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was a strong proponent for readmitting Cuba, and the decision was reached unanimously, but the U.S. made it clear that Cuba needed to work on their human rights policies and democratic reforms, NPR.

New reports say Air France Flight 447 likely broke apart in the air during a violent storm. New debris was found today, but the chance of finding survivors is extremely unlikely. Officials are worried the black box from the flight will not be recovered due to the rough conditions of the water in the area, AP.

CNN has a report on two Americans who were on board, a couple that were set to announcement their engagement. You can find it here.

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