Venezuela crisis: President Maduro says he had secret talks with US

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| The Venezuelan leader has confirmed that he is in talks with the Trump administration. -AFP Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolás Maduro said he had been in talks with the Trump administration for months, even as the US ramped up its … Read More

U.S. Continues to Pressure Iran Regime

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The Trump administration is intent on pressuring Iran. President Trump announced last year that the United States would be exiting the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and he gave a long list of reasons why. This included Iran’s meddling in the … Read More

Record number of families, cold reality at border

In a dusty lot along the U.S.-Mexico border fence, a single Border Patrol agent was stuck with few options and falling temperatures. A group of 64 parents and children had waded through a shallow bend in the Rio Grande to … Read More

40 people killed, some 850 detained in Venezuela amid ongoing anti-government protests, the UN says

The anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela have led to the deaths of more than 40 people and the detention of some 850 people, including at least 77 minors, the United Nations’ human rights office said Tuesday. Rights office spokesman Rupert Colville said … Read More

Trump will secure border ‘with or without Congress,’ Mulvaney says

President Trump on Dec. 14 tweeted that White House budget director Mick Mulvaney would become acting chief of staff. Photo by Monica Akhtar — The Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is again considering invoking emergency powers to build … Read More

Trump Administration Will Cut Aid To UN’s Palestinian Refugee Program

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President Donald Trump’s son-in-law reportedly pushed for the cuts. The Trump administration will cut tens of millions of dollars in aid to Palestinian refugees. The Department of State announced Friday it will withhold all funding for the U.N. Relief and Work Agency for Palestine … Read More

Burying the Lead: The Media Ignores Trump’s Victories

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It’s no secret that the mainstream media loathes President Trump. The coverage of the Trump Administration has broken all records in terms of consistent, vitriolic negativity. (One study found that the coverage on the ABC, CBS, and NBC evening newscasts … Read More

Iran’s Intensifying War with Israel

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The Trump administration should publicly warn Russia and Iran that the United States will respond forcefully to future threats in Syria. The February 10 military clash between Iran and Israel ushered in a new phase of the Syrian war. Iran … Read More

Trump orders 200,000 Salvadorans to leave U.S.

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010. Haitian advocates quickly criticized the decision. The Trump … Read More

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