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Trump swears in John Kelly, says ex-secretary of Homeland Security will do 'an even better job as chief of staff' - Los Angeles Times;

Trump swears in John Kelly, says ex-secretary of Homeland Security will do 'an even better job as chief of staff' - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesTrump swears in John Kelly, says ex-secretary of Homeland Security will do 'an even better job as chief of staff'Los Angeles TimesPresident Trump swore in his new chief of staff, John F. Kelly, on Monday morning, formalizing a shake-up in his top ranks that was announced Friday evening with word of the resignation of Reince Priebus. “We look forward to - if it's possible - an ...and more »

Opposition leaders, election experts decry Venezuela vote - Reuters UK;

Opposition leaders, election experts decry Venezuela vote - Reuters UK

Reuters UKOpposition leaders, election experts decry Venezuela voteReuters UKVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro casts his vote at a polling station during the Constituent Assembly election in Caracas, Venezuela. Miraflores Palace/via REUTERS. CARACAS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro says 8 million Venezuelans cast ...and more »

What's next? New Venezuela assembly has vast powers - National Post

What's next? New Venezuela assembly has vast powersNational PostBOGOTA — The newly elected assembly that will rewrite Venezuela's constitution will have nearly unlimited legal power to install an even more staunchly socialist state, but its very creation has spawned opposition at home and abroad that threatens to ...and more »

Venezuela increasingly isolated after election violence - Japan Today;

Venezuela increasingly isolated after election violence - Japan Today

Japan TodayVenezuela increasingly isolated after election violenceJapan TodayVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was increasingly isolated internationally on Monday following a bloody vote that handed his Socialist party almost total power to rule -- but whose legitimacy is broadly rejected. The United States, Mexico, Colombia, ...and more »

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan 'dictator' - Sky News Australia;

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan 'dictator' - Sky News Australia

Sky News AustraliaUS imposes sanctions on Venezuelan 'dictator'Sky News AustraliaThe US has hit Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with financial sanctions after the country held an election to rewrite the constitution. 'Yesterday's illegitimate elections confirm that Maduro is a dictator who disregards the will of the Venezuelan ...and more »

Oil markets escape Venezuela sanctions for now - Reuters UK;

Oil markets escape Venezuela sanctions for now - Reuters UK

Reuters UKOil markets escape Venezuela sanctions for nowReuters UKPedestrians walk next to a PDVSA gas station in Caracas, Venezuela, July 25, 2017. Picture taken July 25, 2017.Andres Martinez Casares. NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. oil markets had a muted reaction on Monday after Washington slapped sanctions on ...and more »

White House sanctions Venezuelan President Maduro after 'farce' election - Washington Post;

White House sanctions Venezuelan President Maduro after 'farce' election - Washington Post

Washington PostWhite House sanctions Venezuelan President Maduro after 'farce' electionWashington PostThe White House on Monday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro for his "outrageous seize of power." "Maduro is not just a bad leader. He is now a dictator," said President Trump's chief of staff John Kelly. The sanctions freeze all ...and more »

Venezuelan government defiant as US moves to sanction Maduro - The Globe and Mail;

Venezuelan government defiant as US moves to sanction Maduro - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailVenezuelan government defiant as US moves to sanction MaduroThe Globe and MailVenezuela's socialist government on Monday claimed a popular mandate to dramatically recast the country's political system even as condemnations of the process poured in from governments around the world and the opposition at home. The United States ...and more »

US slaps financial sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro - Deutsche Welle;

US slaps financial sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleUS slaps financial sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas MaduroDeutsche WelleThe US is to impose financial sanctions on President Nicolas Maduro after an election giving the ruling party virtually unlimited powers. The measures bar Americans doing business with the South American leader. Venezuela Präsident Maduro Rede in ...and more »

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro - BBC News;

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro - BBC News

BBC NewsUS imposes sanctions on Venezuelan leader Nicolás MaduroBBC NewsThe US government has branded Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro "a dictator" and frozen any US assets, after he held a controversial poll to elect a constituent assembly. Under the sanctions, US firms and individuals are banned from doing business ...and more »

White House Sanctions Venezuelan President After Election Adds Power to Ruling Party - TIME;

White House Sanctions Venezuelan President After Election Adds Power to Ruling Party - TIME

TIMEWhite House Sanctions Venezuelan President After Election Adds Power to Ruling PartyTIME(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration slapped financial sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday after a weekend election that gave the South American country's ruling party virtually unlimited powers. The sanctions freeze any ...and more »

Trump just sanctioned President Maduro. What does this mean for Venezuela? - Washington Examiner;

Trump just sanctioned President Maduro. What does this mean for Venezuela? - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerTrump just sanctioned President Maduro. What does this mean for Venezuela?Washington ExaminerOn Monday, the U.S. Treasury Department announced new sanctions on Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. The sanctions mean that ".... all assets of Nicolas Maduro subject to U.S. jurisdiction are frozen, and U.S. persons are prohibited from dealing ...and more »

Venezuela's Maduro cheers election, opposition barricades streets - Reuters Africa;

Venezuela's Maduro cheers election, opposition barricades streets - Reuters Africa

Reuters AfricaVenezuela's Maduro cheers election, opposition barricades streetsReuters AfricaCARACAS (Reuters) - Anti-government demonstrators barricaded streets on Monday and promised a fresh wave of protests against President Nicolas Maduro, after an election a day earlier giving the Venezuelan leader and his ruling Socialist Party sweeping ...and more »

Trump administration sanctions Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro - Washington Examiner;

Trump administration sanctions Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerTrump administration sanctions Venezuelan President Nicolas MaduroWashington ExaminerThe Trump administration imposed sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday following what it called a "sham" election of a new, powerful legislative assembly on Sunday. The Treasury Department added Maduro to a list of sanctioned ...and more »

Venezuela's attorney general: 'This is the end of freedom of expression' - Gant Daily

Venezuela's attorney general: 'This is the end of freedom of expression'Gant DailyVenezuela's attorney general lambasted Sunday's election, which established a new legislative body made up entirely of President Nicolás Maduro's supporters. “This is the end of freedom of expression, and this freedom has been battered for some time ...and more »

US hits Venezuela president with sanctions - WILX-TV;

US hits Venezuela president with sanctions - WILX-TV

WILX-TVUS hits Venezuela president with sanctionsWILX-TVThe move comes after Venezuela held a weekend election that will give Maduro's ruling party virtually unlimited power in the South American country. The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control announced the sanctions against Maduro in a ...and more »

US targets Venezuelan President Maduro for sanctions - The Star Online;

US targets Venezuelan President Maduro for sanctions - The Star Online

The Star OnlineUS targets Venezuelan President Maduro for sanctionsThe Star OnlineWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday, the Trump's administration's toughest move so far against his government in response to Sunday's election of a legislative superbody ...and more »

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan president Maduro - CNNMoney;

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan president Maduro - CNNMoney

CNNMoneyUS slaps sanctions on Venezuelan president MaduroCNNMoneyThe Treasury Department slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Monday, sending a clear signal of the Trump administration's opposition to his regime. The move comes a day after Maduro declared a sweeping victory in a vote that will ...and more »

US hits Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with sanctions - Los Angeles Times;

US hits Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with sanctions - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesUS hits Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with sanctionsLos Angeles TimesVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro celebrates the results of Sunday's election in Caracas. (Ronaldo Schemidt Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro celebrates the results of Sunday's election in Caracas. (Ronaldo Schemidt / AFP/Getty Images).and more »

US hits Venezuelan president with sanctions - Business Insider;

US hits Venezuelan president with sanctions - Business Insider

Business InsiderUS hits Venezuelan president with sanctionsBusiness InsiderThe US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control designated Venezuelan President Nicolas for sanctions on Monday, one day after a highly contested vote to elect an constitutional assembly. The assembly is slated to redraft the country's ...and more »