May 26 2017
The Trump administration will take further action against "bad actors" in Venezuela if there are no changes in the country, a senior US government official said on Thursday. Opposition activists accuse President Maduro of mismanagement that has led to a deep economic crisis in the country and call for an early election.
FILE - In this April 19, 2017 file photo, Venezuelans protest, holding signs that say in Spanish "No more deaths, and "No more dictatorship", in Madrid, Spain".
Opposition supporters clash with riot security forces while rallying against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, on Thu., May 18, 2017. The state prosecution service said on Twitter the boy was killed "during a demonstration" there.
Hyperinflation, street protests, food and medicine shortages, and a collapsed economy while Maduro is clinging to power are driving PDVSA and Venezuela closer to default.
"We've been down this road - with Syria, with North Korea, with South Sudan, with Burundi, with Burma".
Venezuelan Ambassador Rafael Ramirez strongly rejected the US bringing his country's political dispute to the United Nations' most powerful body and accused Washington of again trying "to interfere in our domestic issues".
The Trump administration has threatened further measures against Caracas, but sanctions so far have stopped short of hitting the oil sector in Venezuela, which is a major U.S. oil supplier.
Sweden's U.N. Ambassador Olof Skoog said the Security Council "should be on top of issues that relate to preventive diplomacy".
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We stick together when it counts", AJ Singh (pictured above), who offered free lifts to blast victims, tells Channel 4 News . In the face of unimaginable terror, it's heartening to see people unite with extraordinary shows of kindness and love.
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The state prosecutor's office confirmed his death, which pushed the death toll in six weeks of unrest to at least 43, equal to that of the 2014 protests.
The Florida Republican represents the state with the largest number of Venezuelans living in the United States, many of whom strongly oppose Maduro's socialist government.
Maduro has accused the opposition of plotting a coup against him with USA backing.
The U.S. Treasury Department is freezing the assets of eight members of Venezuela's Supreme Court of Justice as a result of rulings that the U.S. says have usurped the power of that country's democratically elected National Assembly.
"We will not let the homeland fall into chaos", he said.
"The United States has shed light on the plan it is leading to intervene in Venezuela", she said.
"The US meddling stimulates the action of violent groups in Venezuela", he said, after showing photos of vandalism and violence he blamed on opposition groups.
However, the opposition coalition has rebuffed the move as a delay tactic.
Alfredo Romero, the head of the Venezuelan Penal Forum, told Radio Caracas Radio (RCR) that his group estimates that over 1,500 political prisoners are now behind bars in Venezuela.
May 25 2017
'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader
Protesting Trump in the West Bank; the sign slams US policy "shameful to humanity". What a fascinating time to observe President Donald Trump's first trip overseas .
May 25 2017
Trump embraces Israel, but Russian ties still trail him
But Trump departed for Europe having offered no real indication of a path forward on one of the world's most intractable disputes. President Trump landed in Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 22, as part of his first worldwide trip as president.
May 25 2017
Vehicle seats may not restrain child in crash
Expected to start July 17, the recall reportedly comes after the NHTSA discovered the webbing problem through a series of tests. Graco Children's Products Inc.is recalling eight models of their Graco My Ride 65 convertible child restraints.
May 25 2017
Previous owner of Elvis jet says he designed red interior
It has been in the hands of a private collector and housed at the Roswell International Air Center for about 30 years. It's said that the plane was "One of the first Elvis owned... he spent hundreds of thousands modifying it".
May 24 2017
Trump Meets With Israel's PM Netanyahu
During his visit, Trump is expected to make a push to relaunch long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that peace between Israel and the Palestinians is "possible".
May 23 2017
LeEco Founder Jia Yueting Steps Down as CEO Amidst Massive Corporate Overhaul
The board approved longtime Lenovo executive Liang Jun, who joined Leshi as an executive in 2012, to replace Jia as CEO. The group has been fighting a cash crunch since past year that Jia said was the result of that aggressive growth.
May 22 2017
Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have not had substantive direct talks since 2010. He singled out Iran, saying it had "fuelled the fires of sectarian conflict and terror" in the region for decades.
May 22 2017
Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director
For example, White House press secretary Sean Spicer has said the president fired Comey because he was advised to do so. The face-to-face meeting between the president and the director raised other concerns.
May 22 2017
I'll be back: Arnold Schwarzenegger confirms role in latest Terminator film
Schwarzenegger also said he has plans for a Twins sequel called Triplets , which will feature Danny DeVito and Eddie Murphy. Be sure to check back with us here at CinemaBlend for updates about the sixth Terminator film as they become public.
May 20 2017
Fernando Gaviria wins his 4th stage of this year's Giro d'Italia
Overall, Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) remained 2min, 23sec ahead of 2014 victor Nairo Quintana (Movistar) and 2min 38sec ahead of Bauke Mollema (Trek-Livestrong).
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