Samantha Power

The United States abstained for the first time in 25 years Wednesday on a UN resolution condemning America's economic embargo against Cuba, a measure it had always vehemently opposed. The US was joined in abstaining by Israel, the only other country to stand with the US.

Senator Ted Cruz.

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz lamented that under Obama, the US will open an embassy not in Jerusalem, but in the capital of a Communist country whose leader 'hates America.'