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US lawmakers propose sanctions for Venezuela food corruption

| | Jan 24 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan officials may face U.S. sanctions for profiting from food shortages that have exacerbated hunger in the South American country.

  1. Posted: Jan 24 2017 - 12:05am

    Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal

  2. | Posted: Jan 24 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal could hit states hard that are highly dependent on trade with Asia, primarily on the West Coast.

  3. | Posted: Jan 24 2017 - 12:05am

    LOS ANGELES — Sunshine and rainbows alternated with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail on Monday as the last in a trio of storms broke up over California after flooding roads and homes and trapping people in swamped vehicles.

  4. | Posted: Jan 24 2017 - 12:05am

    CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan officials may face U.S. sanctions for profiting from food shortages that have exacerbated hunger in the South American country.

  5. | Posted: Jan 23 2017 - 12:44am

    ADEL, Ga. — Emergency responders rushed to answer new reports of deaths and injuries Sunday evening in southern Georgia as violent storms already blamed for killing 16 people in the Southeast continued to inflict destruction.

  6. | Posted: Jan 23 2017 - 12:44am

    HONOLULU — President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was once highly skeptical of the agency’s value. What this means for states’ efforts to promote renewable energy is an open question.

  7. | Posted: Jan 22 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women’s marches in the nation’s capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message on his first full day in office that they won’t let his agenda go unchallenged.

  8. | Posted: Jan 20 2017 - 7:45pm

    WASHINGTON — Pledging emphatically to empower America’s “forgotten men and women,” Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership.

  9. | Posted: Jan 20 2017 - 7:45pm

    WASHINGTON — Closing out a barrier-breaking chapter in history, former President Barack Obama left the White House on Friday much the way he entered it eight years ago: insisting Americans have reason for optimism despite the national sense of unease.

  10. | Posted: Jan 19 2017 - 3:24pm

    PENNE, Italy — Rescue workers reported no signs of life Thursday at a four-star hotel buried by an avalanche in the mountains of earthquake-stricken central Italy. Two bodies were recovered of the estimated 30 people trapped inside as the risk of more avalanches slowed the search effort.

  11. Posted: Jan 19 2017 - 12:05am

    Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s sentence

  12. | Posted: Jan 19 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — From Wal-Mart to General Motors to Amazon, a growing number of the world’s largest companies appear to be trying to get in step with President-elect Donald Trump’s demand that employers hire and keep jobs at home.

  13. | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 9:36am

    HOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to an intensive care unit on Wednesday, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution, according to his spokesman.

  14. | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 9:27am

    WASHINGTON — Earth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, with scientists mostly blaming man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino that’s now gone.

  15. | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 9:25am

    DENVER — Denver is starting work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries.