Helicopter launches grenade attacks on Venezuela Supreme Court

Helicopter launches grenade attacks on Venezuela Supreme Court

Venezuela's army has been put on alert after four grenades were hurled at the Supreme Court from a helicopter, President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday, in a potentially dramatic escalation of the violence gripping the oil-rich South American country. ...
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Qatar slams Saudi refusal to negotiate

Qatar slams Saudi refusal to negotiate

Qatar on Wednesday condemned Saudi Arabia's refusal to negotiate the demands of the kingdom and its allies for ending a crippling embargo on the emirate. ...
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Brazil’s president calls graft charge ‘fiction’

Brazil’s president calls graft charge ‘fiction’

"The charge is a fiction," Temer said in his first public reaction since the country's top prosecutor late Monday filed the corruption charge with the Supreme Court. ...
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Republicans delay US Senate vote on ‘Obamacare’ repeal

Republicans delay US Senate vote on ‘Obamacare’ repeal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who led the secret drafting of the measure and unveiled it last week, said lawmakers would continue negotiating, in a bid to bridge the "differences" that have split Republicans over the legislation. ...
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Canada’s Trudeau say US timber duties will cost ‘thousands’ of jobs

Canada’s Trudeau say US timber duties will cost ‘thousands’ of jobs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday decried hefty US anti-dumping duties imposed on Canadian timber, saying it will cost "thousands of jobs." ...
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Macron, Trump vow ‘joint response’ if chemical attack in Syria

Macron, Trump vow ‘joint response’ if chemical attack in Syria

US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed during a telephone call Tuesday on the need for a "joint response" in the event of another chemical attack in Syria, the French presidency said. ...
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CNN journalists resign after Trump-Russia article pulled

CNN journalists resign after Trump-Russia article pulled

Three CNN journalists have resigned following the retraction of an article that claimed the US Congress was investigating links between members of Donald Trump's administration and a Russian investment fund. ...
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UK to probe widespread use of cladding after tower blaze

Prime Minister Theresa May promised an investigation Tuesday into the use of cladding on British high-rise buildings following the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, after safety tests on 95 similar blocks recorded a 100-percent failure rate. ...
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Scottish leader rules out new independence vote for now

Scottish leader rules out new independence vote for now

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday postponed plans for a second independence referendum, after a British general election in which her secessionist party suffered major losses. ...
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Brazil’s president counterattacks after graft charge

Brazil’s president counterattacks after graft charge

Brazilian President Michel Temer prepared to counterattack Tuesday after bribery charges against him sent Latin America's biggest country into its latest bout of political turmoil. ...
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