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Trump urges European Union to sanction Maduro regime in Venezuela

Trump urges European Union to sanction Maduro regime in Venezuela

He added that Venezuela has the right to develop its own model of democracy and recalled that the country has the support of many people and their governments. to force political change in Venezuela. In the decree, the White House said Venezuela's government "fails to share public-safety and terrorism-related information adequately" and has been "not fully cooperative" in receiving deportees.


Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, won't seek re-election next year

Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, won't seek re-election next year

But no matter who emerges from that primary, a neophyte Republican senator without two terms of experience will likely feel less empowered to work pragmatically with Democrats, or to criticize President Trump. Some, like former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, amped up their search for a candidate to run to Corker's right, particularly following the Tennessee senator's criticism of Trump's comments about white-nationalist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia last month.


US slaps sanctions on eight North Korean banks, 26 executives

US slaps sanctions on eight North Korean banks, 26 executives

Gasoline prices in North Korea have trebled in recent months, apparently affected by tougher sanctions on the communist nation for its provocations, a South Korean government official said Tuesday. The US imposed sanctions on eight North Korean banks and 26 executives on Tuesday, ratcheting up pressure on the country amid increasingly bellicose exchanges with Pyongyang over its nuclear program.