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Venezuelan military declares "unfettered loyalty" to Maduro

Venezuelan Minister of Defense Vladimir Padrino Lopez on Sunday condemned the assassination attempt against President Nicolas Maduro and proclaimed the military's unfaltering loyalty to the president.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 14:07:49

Russia starts imposing new taxes on U.S. goods

Russia on Sunday started imposing additional import tariffs of 25-40 percent for a range of U.S. goods, according to the Russian government.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 11:03:31

6 arrested in drone attack against Venezuela's Maduro

Venezuelan authorities announced Sunday that they've arrested six individuals suspected of involvement in the assassination attempt against President Nicolas Maduro.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 9:59:21

Iran condemns assassination attempt of Venezuelan president

Iran's Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned the assassination attempt of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 8:35:38

Trump launches new round of attacks on media

US President Donald Trump launched a new round of attacks against the country's media on Sunday, accusing them of being able to "cause war."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 8:33:28

Five people killed after small plane crashes in California

Five people were killed on Sunday after a small aircraft crashed near the South Coast Plaza shopping center in the US state of California, authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 8:28:00

Desperate effort

Alex Schenck carries a water bucket while fighting to save his home as the Ranch Fire tears down New Long Valley Road near Clearlake Oaks, California, on Saturday. The Ranch Fire is located in the Mendocino Complex, which has been hit by two fires, the River Fire and the Ranch Fire.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/5 22:48:40

Desperate effort

Alex Schenck carries a water bucket while fighting to save his home as the Ranch Fire tears down New Long Valley Road near Clearlake Oaks, California, on Saturday. The Ranch Fire is located in the Mendocino Complex, which has been hit by two fires, the River Fire and the Ranch Fire.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/5 22:48:39

Defiant march

Hundreds of people march in support of dismissed doctors in Managua, Nicaragua, on Saturday. The doctors were dismissed for treating wounded protesters against President Daniel Ortega. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/8/5 22:33:40

Maduro escapes attempt on life

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he was “more determined than ever” after he escaped an “assassination” attempt using an explosive-laden drone as he gave a speech during a Caracas military parade.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/5 22:28:40

Big supporter

Former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff holds a jersey in support of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva during the national convention of the Workers Party (PT) in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday. Though he's behind bars, Lula da Silva was set to secure his leftist party's nomination Saturday, maintaining him as the most-watched candidate in the country's least predictable presidential election in decades. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2018/8/5 22:13:40

Police issue warning as right-wing protesters, opponents square off in Oregon

Four people were arrested late Saturday as scores of right-wing and anti-fascist demonstrators squared off in Portland, Oregon, where four people were injured in similar rallies on June 30, police said.
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/5 21:57:05

#MeToo allegations against CBS boss don't invite action

Once upon a time recently, mere allegations of sexual misconduct spelled instant career death. Powerful men fell like dominos. But radio silence has met harassment accusations against the CEO of CBS.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/5 20:43:39

Venezuelan President Maduro unharmed after attack: official

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro escaped unharmed from an attempted attack of explosive drones on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/5 13:29:53

Iran refuses talks with U.S. under coercion

Iran will not sit down for negotiations under pressures, in particular with U.S. President Donald Trump who "has breached obligations," Iran's Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/5 10:18:49

Venezuelan President Maduro unharmed after attack: official

Venezuela's Minister of Communication Jorge Rodriguez confirmed on Saturday night an attempted attack against President Nicolas Maduro.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/5 8:01:49

Brazil's Social Democracy Party names presidential candidate

The ex-governor of Sao Paulo, Geraldo Alckmin and head of the Social Democracy Party (PSDB), was chosen on Saturday as the party's presidential candidate in the Oct. 7 general elections.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/5 6:34:30

Negative impact of trade protectionism to last long: US businessman

The US trade tariff hikes will have a negative and long-term impact on many sectors and countries, a US businessman warned here Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/4 19:10:21