10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. US AND IRAN NEAR POTENTIAL FLASHPOINT Washington and Tehr...

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolá...

The Latest: Canada, Cuba hold talks on Venezuela crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Canadia's foreign minister is meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rod...

Russian, Venezuelan foreign ministers to meet in Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state news agencies say Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, a day before Lavrov is to meet the U.S. secretary of state amid growi...

New US policy on seized property in Cuba threatens EU ties

The Trump administration will ramp up pressure against Cuba by allowing US nationals to file lawsuits against foreign companies doing business on the island. The major policy shift sets the stage for...

Pompeo prioritizes Venezuela crisis on Latin American tour

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making the economic and political crisis in Venezuela a central theme of his four-day Latin America tour. Paraguayan ...

Pompeo: China financing of Maduro prolongs Venezuela crisis

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China's financing of President Nicolás Maduro's government is prolonging the crisis in Venezuela. Pompeo kicked off a ...

Mountain park becomes public bath amid Venezuela crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — After generations of breathing life into Venezuela's crowded capital, the tree-covered slopes of El Avila mountain looming above Caracas are being transformed into a public b...

Taiwan to provide US$500,000 in humanitarian aid to Venezuela

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy to the United States Stanley Kao (高碩泰) said the Taiwan government will provide humanitarian assistance worth US$500,000 to Venezuela during an interna...

China calls for peaceful dialogue on Venezuela crisis

BEIJING (AP) — China says peaceful dialogue and political means are the "only way" toward enduring peace in Venezuela and says it backs multinational efforts toward that end. Foreign...

Venezuela crisis resonates loudly in battleground Florida

As Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro clings to power, many of the loudest American voices urging on the Trump administration in its campaign to push Maduro out are concentrated in Florida. ...

The Latest: Nations form group to deal with Venezuela crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis (all times local): 10:05 a.m. The European Union says that a newly formed "International Contac...

Steely huntsman at helm of embattled US Embassy in Caracas

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — In the normally genteel world of high diplomacy, the top U.S. envoy to Venezuela cuts an unusual figure. Born in a small South Carolina town, James Story is an avid hunter an...

Venezuela crisis: Familiar geopolitical sides take shape

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia, China, Iran, Syria and Cuba have come down on one side. The United States, Canada, and countries in Western Europe are on the other. As the crisis in Venezuela ...

The Latest: Pope urges honesty from Panama officials

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Panama (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Pope Francis is demanding Panamanian public officials live simply, hone...