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Venezuela: Military figures arrested after drone 'attack'

The arrests of a National Guard general and colonel come after a drone 'attack' on the president.

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Chamorro: Nicaragua protests must be 'peaceful'

A Nicaraguan opposition leader says the country is now facing a "national revolt" by many groups.

Two Venezuela officers detained in alleged plot on Maduro

Venezuela's attorney general said Tuesday that two high-ranking military officers have been detained in the investigation into an alleged drone ...

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The Interpreter: Turkey’s Crisis Exposes the Perils of Strongman Rule

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to be going down the same ill-fated path that was taken by the failed authoritarian leaders of Venezuela and ...

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Fox Business Took a Shot at Denmark. Denmark Fired Back.

An anchor, Trish Regan, called the country a warning about socialism, mentioning it alongside Venezuela. The Danish finance minister led an angry ...

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US Defense Chief Woos Brazil as Chinese Influence Grows

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis praised Brazil's clout and urged closer strategic ties Tuesday in what appeared to be part of a concerted push back ...

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US Wants to Remain ‘Partner of Choice’ in South America

High-profile U.S. officials have visited South America in recent weeks to signal strength in inter-American alliances amid U.S. competitors’ increased interest in the region. Speaking to reporters while traveling to Brazil Sunday, Secretary of ...

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Trump Calls for Unity Ahead of White Nationalist Anniversary Rally

As officials in the U.S. capital of Washington and in the neighboring state of Virginia brace for the first anniversary of a white nationalist rally that exploded in deadly violence, U.S. President Donald Trump Saturday issued a plea for unity. "We must come together as a nation," Trump wrote on Twitter from his golf club in New Jersey. "I ...

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A Closer Look at the Drone Attack on Maduro in Venezuela

The Times’s visual investigations team assembled all of the available video evidence of an apparent assassination attempt to reconstruct what happened in Caracas during President Maduro’s speech.

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How the Drone Attack on Maduro Unfolded in Venezuela

It started with a nervous look to the sky. Two minutes later, two drones exploded. We analyzed videos and photos to show how a speech by President ...

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Sons Feel Mixed Emotions After N. Korea Returns Dad’s Dog Tag

The lone military identification tag that North Korea provided with 55 boxes of human remains last month belonged to Master Sgt. Charles H. McDaniel, ...

Venezuela Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about Venezuela and learn more about one of the top oil-producing countries in the world.

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Venezuela Seeks Arrest of Opposition Leader in Drone Episode

A former National Assembly leader was ordered arrested as the government trained its sights on opposition figures after a weekend attack on the president.

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Venezuela cracks down on opposition in wake of 'attack'

An opposition politician is arrested and moves are under way to lift the immunity of two lawmakers.

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Ivanka Trump: Celebrities Instagram plea over family separation

Famous faces are calling on Donald Trump's daughter to act on migrant family separation.

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Manafort Lawyer Attacks Star Witness' Affair, 'Many Lies'

The questioning of Paul Manafort’s protege was confrontational and personal: Manafort’s lawyer hammered Rick Gates about his own crimes, an ...

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Manafort Lawyer: 'So Many Lies' Gates Can't Keep Up

In a blistering back-and forth, Paul Manafort’s lawyer suggested Tuesday that the star witness in the former Trump campaign chairman’s financial ...

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DHS: 700K-plus Overstayed US Visas Last Year

More than 700,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the United States during a recent 12-month period overstayed their visas, the Homeland Security Department said Tuesday. President Donald Trump has focused border security efforts on erecting a multibillion-dollar wall with Mexico. But the latest annual figures underscore how visa overstays ...

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Venezuela crisis: Brazil briefly shuts border to migrants

The border is open again after an order to turn away fleeing Venezuelan migrants was overturned.

Venezuela says it has ID'd mastermind, accomplices in apparent Maduro assassination try

Authorities have identified the masterminds of the apparent drone assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicola Maduro, as well as the people who assisted them, Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Monday.

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Venezuela Is in Crisis but Its President Might Be Stronger for It

A drone attack shows how President Nicolás Maduro not only can weather chaos, but also can harness it to consolidate power.

Venezuela opposition fears further crackdown after attack on Maduro

"It's going to be used as a tool for greater political terrorism," says one former government loyalist who now campaigns with the opposition.

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Longtime Manafort Deputy Rick Gates Admits Embezzlement

The government's star witness in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort testified Monday that he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from ...

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Europe Edition: Venezuela, Heat Wave, Indonesia: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Venezuela braces for fallout from apparent drone attack on Maduro

The government announced that it has already detained six “terrorists.”

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In socialist Venezuela, the U.S. dollar becomes king

With inflation soaring, the people with dollars form a new elite.

Venezuela makes six arrests in alleged Maduro assassination attempt

Six people have been arrested after Saturday's apparent assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, the nation's interior minister said on national TV.

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