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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday he opposes a parliamentary vote on the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers because terms of the agreement would turn into legal obligations if passed by lawmakers.
Erika broke up as it raked Cuba Saturday, bringing the drought-parched island heavy rains after the tropical storm left at least 20 dead in the tiny island nation of Dominica the day before. The Miami-based National Hurricane Center said the storm had degenerated into a "trough of low pressure" and was just off the southeastern coast of Cuba, 205 kilometers (130 miles) east of the city of Camaguey, at 1330 GMT. In Cuba, the heavy rains came as welcome news to an island enduring its worst drought since 1901.