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Venezuela’s Juan Guaido calls for new anti-Nicolas Maduro protests

Venezuela’s self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido called Sunday for two new protests, in an effort to push the military to turn against leader Nicolas Maduro and back a European ultimatum demanding free elections within the week.
US President Donald Trump has accused Saudi Arabia of lying about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, his strongest comments to date on the affair as pressure builds on the administration to strike a tougher line.

Donald Trump to face impeachment, jail time over hush money

US President Donald Trump could face impeachment and jail time if hush money payments reported by his former lawyer are proven to be campaign finance violations, Democratic lawmakers say
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on November 19, 2018, shows Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attending a speech given by his father, King Salman bin Abdulaziz while addressing the Shura council, a top advisory body, in the capital Riyadh. (Photo by Bandar AL-JALOUD / Saudi Royal Palace / AFP) /

Argentina pressed to probe Saudi prince over Yemen, Khashoggi

Argentina has been asked to investigate Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for possible war crimes in Yemen and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Russia denounces ‘interference’ in Interpol leadership vote

The Kremlin on Tuesday denounced “interference” in the election for a new Interpol president after critics including US senators objected to a Russian becoming chief of the global police body.
Jamal Khashoggi

Republican Senators urge Donald Trump to suspend nuclear talks with Saudi Arabia

A group of Republican senators asked U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday to suspend civilian nuclear talks with Saudi Arabia after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi actions in Yemen and Lebanon.

China: US has no right to criticise minorities policies

China said on Thursday that the United States had no right to criticise its policies on ethnic minorities, after U.S. lawmakers called for sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for human rights abuses against Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region.
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Videogamer shoots two dead, kills self at tourney

Two people were killed and 11 others wounded Sunday when a video game tournament competitor went on a shooting rampage before turning the gun on himself in the northern Florida city of Jacksonville, local police said.

US House Speaker against separating migrant families at border

US House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he opposes separating undocumented immigrant families at the border and wants Congress to end the controversial practice through immigration legislation.

US reaches deal to keep China’s ZTE in business

The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company ZTE back in business after it pays a significant fine and makes management changes, a senior congressional aide said on Friday.

US reportedly investigates Huawei over Iran sanctions violations

Federal prosecutors in New York have been investigating since at least last year whether Chinese tech company Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. violated U.S. sanctions in relation to Iran, according to sources familiar with the situation.

White House hunts leaker after Donald Trump congratulates Vladimir Putin

The White House fumed Wednesday about an embarrassing leak of Donald Trump's shock decision to congratulate Vladimir Putin on his re-election, with one official describing the disclosure as illegal.

Hunt for clues after Miami bridge collapse kills six

Investigators were combing the scene of a footbridge collapse in Miami on Friday to determine how a brand new structure could fail in less than a week, as police said the death toll of six was set to rise.

Hunt for clues after Miami bridge collapse kills six

Investigators were combing the scene of a footbridge collapse in Miami on Friday to determine how a brand new structure could fail in less than a week, as police said the death toll of six was set to rise.

Florida students plan march on Washington DC

Florida students who survived a mass shooting at their school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to “shame” lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available.

Donald Trump visits Florida shooting survivors, FBI admits it missed tip

US President Donald Trump on Friday visited a Florida hospital to offer comfort to those wounded in a mass school shooting, after the FBI admitted it mishandled a tip about the troubled teen behind the massacre that left 17 dead.

US special counsel charges Russian nationals with election interference

Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed conspiracy and fraud charges against thirteen Russian nationals and three organizations. The group is charged with defrauding the United States as part of a campaign to influence the US election.

Donald Trump seeks answers on ‘disturbed’ Florida school shooter

President Donald Trump demanded to know Thursday how a "disturbed" former student with an obsession with firearms slipped through the net to sow carnage at a Florida high school, killing at least 17 people in the latest gun massacre to rock the nation.

Police probe motive for Florida high school ‘carnage’

Investigators are trying to find out what made a 19-year-old student open fire at his former school in Florida, killing 17 people.

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Hundreds of eligible voters’ in several parts of Ilorin metropolis were unable to cast their votes at the commencement of voting on Saturday following malfunctioning of smart card readers.