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Thousands of Venezuelans break barricades, cross Colombia border

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 7:47pm
Thousands of Venezuelans broke through barricades along the international border with Colombia on Tuesday, according to the migration office in Bogota, which warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro that he would be held responsible for any problems that may occur.

Explainer: Can Democratic subpoenas force the release of Mueller's Trump-Russia report?

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 7:40pm
Democrats in the House of Representatives are gearing up to issue subpoenas to try to obtain Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election and President Donald Trump's actions related to the inquiry.

Canada's Trudeau expels two ex-ministers from ruling party in bid to end scandal

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 7:29pm
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday sought to quell a crisis that threatens his chances of re-election, expelling from party ranks two former Cabinet members he said had undermined the ruling Liberals.

Trump says he's prepared to close Mexico border if necessary

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 6:51pm
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was prepared to close the U.S. southern border if necessary but that Mexico has apprehended thousands of people in recent days and its actions have made a big difference in the immigration situation.

Ecuador's president says Assange breached terms of London embassy asylum

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 6:33pm
President Lenin Moreno of Ecuador told radio stations on Tuesday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has "repeatedly violated" the terms of his asylum in the Andean nation's London embassy, where he has lived for nearly seven years.

U.S. judge orders PG&E to hold dividends to pay for efforts to reduce wildfire risks

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 6:30pm
A U.S. judge said on Tuesday that PG&E Corp cannot resume dividends and must use the money to reduce wildfire risk in California, stopping short of more costly measures he proposed earlier this year.

U.S. senators seek details on nuclear power cooperation with Saudi Arabia

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 5:34pm
U.S. senators from both parties on Tuesday asked Energy Secretary Rick Perry for details about recent approvals for companies to share nuclear energy information with Saudi Arabia, with the lawmakers expressing concern about possible development of atomic weapons.

U.S. March and quarter one auto sales drop in weak start to 2019

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 5:22pm
Major automakers on Tuesday reported weak U.S. sales for March and the first quarter, citing a rough start to the year, but said a robust economy and strong labor market should encourage consumers to buy more vehicles as 2019 rolls on.