Bipartisan US Senate Bill Pushes Tougher Sanctions against Venezuela

A bill calling for a tougher line on Venezuela (Photo courtesy Reuters)

Rachel Boothroyd-Rojas (VA) : Republican and Democrat senators planned to submit a bill this Wednesday, calling on the US government to slap sanctions on more Venezuelan officials and isolate the country in the Caribbean region.  A bill calling for a tougher line on Venezuela (Photo courtesy Reuters) A copy of the bill – which was leaked to press More...

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FBI agent went to Syria, married ISIL militant instead of investigating him

nsnbc : The female FBI agent Daniela Greene, who was assigned to investigate ISIL militant Denis Cuspert in Syria, apparently fell in love instead and married him instead. Agent Greene apparently stayed in a hotel More...

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UN human rights office troubled by string of executions in US before drug expiration date

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By nsnbc On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Administration Wants to Cut Corporate Tax Rate to 15 Percent: U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

nsnbc : U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, on Wednesday, confirmed that the administration proposes to cut the corporate tax rate from 35 to 15 percent as part of the Trump administration’s tax plan. Mnuchin, More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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White House Briefed US Lawmakers on North Korea – PR Exercise for Controversial Deployment of THAAD?

nsnbc : U.S. lawmakers from both the Senate and the House of Representatives, on Wednesday, received extraordinary classified briefings on North Korea by the White House on Wednesday. The briefing was provided within More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Without Evidence: US Slams Syria with Sanctions over Alleged Chemical Weapons Use

nsnbc : The United States imposed what was described as sweeping sanctions on Syrian officials based on the alleged use of chemical weapons earlier this month, regardless of the fact that neither the UN nor the More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Trump Summons Entire Senate to Briefing on North Korea at the White House

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump summoned the entire U.S. Senate to the White House on Wednesday where members of the Senate will be briefed by senior administration officials on the looming crisis between the More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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27 Years for Son of Russian MP for Credit Card and Hacking Scheme

nsnbc : Roman Seleznev, the son of Russian lawmaker Valery Seleznev was sentenced Friday by a U.S. federal court to 27 years in prison after being convicted of a cyber assault on thousands of U.S. businesses, involving More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Trump Administration orders Review of Iran Nuclear Deal

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump has tasked the National Security Council to review the international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program and sanctions on Iran, and to evaluate whether suspending sanctions More...

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What a State-Owned Bank Can Do for New Jersey

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