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Venezuela’s Guaido Challenges Maduro Through Humanitarian Aid

Boosted by the backing of 20 European Union countries, Venezuela's opposition warned the military on Tuesday not to prevent humanitarian aid from entering the country as parliament leader Juan Guaido stepped up his challenge to President Nicolas Maduro's authority.

Kamala Harris Speaks At Beverly Hills Campaign Fundraiser

California Sen. Kamala Harris spoke Saturday at two Los Angeles-area fundraisers for her campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

Jury Weighs Fate of “El Chapo” After 12-Week Trial

A New York jury began deliberating the fate of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Monday after a three month drug trial that laid bare the loves, schemes and escapes of Mexico's most famous drug lord.

Local Author Adds Her Name to Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

Self-help author and lecturer Marianne Williamson Monday evening announced her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, calling for "more than a better version of the same old same old.

Trump, Roberts Verbally Spar Over Federal Judges

President Donald Trump entered an extraordinary row Wednesday with the chief justice of the Supreme Court, claiming "shocking" bias against his policies in parts of the judiciary.

Jury Delay Snarls El Chapo’s US Drug Trial

Juror complications on Tuesday delayed opening statements in the New York trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals accused of spending a quarter of a century smuggling cocaine into the United States.

Saudi Journalist’s Disappearance Threatens Turkey-Saudi Ties

The disappearance of journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi from Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate has rattled already brittle ties between two powerful rivals vying for influence in the Muslim world, analysts say.

Kavanaugh Makes Debut at Supreme Court

New US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh dove into his new job Tuesday, shrugging off the controversy over his nomination and firing off a handful of questions at his first hearing, a case on prison reform.

Nikki Haley Resigns as Trump’s UN Ambassador

Nikki Haley abruptly resigned Tuesday as the US ambassador to the United Nations, in the latest departure from President Donald Trump's often shifting national security team. Meeting Haley in the Oval Office, Trump said she had done a "fantastic job" and would stay on to the end of the year.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court

Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court on Saturday afternoon by a 50-48 senate vote.

Kavanaugh Poised For Confirmation To Supreme Court After Collins Affirms Support

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the US Supreme Court appeared all but assured Friday after two key lawmakers who had wavered on his controversial nomination signaled their support.

Trump Orders FBI Probe Of Kavanaugh As Senate Delays Final Vote

President Donald Trump ordered a new FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against his Supreme Court pick Friday, as the Senate delayed a vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to make way for the probe.

Trump Reaffirms Support For Supreme Court Pick Kavanaugh After Fiery Hearing

President Donald Trump on Thursday reaffirmed support for his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after the judge gave hours of testimony denying having sexually assaulted several women in his youth.

Trump Pledges New Middle East Peace Plan Within Months

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would present a two-state peace plan for the Middle East before the end of the year, voicing confidence that the Palestinians would return to talks despite his unwavering support for Israel.

Kavanaugh Condemns ‘Last Minute Smears’ Ahead Of Crunch Hearing

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh condemned as "ridiculous" Wednesday the latest allegation that he was involved in sexual abuse as a teen, saying he did not know the accuser.

Trump Considering Poland’s Offer of $2 Billion to Host Permanent US Military Base

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seriously considering a request from Poland for US troops to be permanently based in the strategically important country on Europe's flank with an "aggressive" Russia.
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