Senate Dems demand Sessions testify after Papadopoulos plea deal

A pair of Senate Democrats are demanding Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsDallas Morning News: Cornyn ‘betrays’ GOP by backing Roy Moore Overnight Regulation: Trump declares opioids a public health emergency | Mark Kelly lobbied Scalise on guns | Warren rips plans to ease bank oversight | Coal industry advocate tapped for mining regulator […]

U.S. claims of health attacks on diplomats ‘deliberate lies,’ Cuban official says

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez speaks during a news conference in Washington on Nov. 2, 2017. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Trump administration reports of severe health problems resulting from “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cuba are “deliberate lies” and a pretext to roll back progress made toward normalizing relations between the two countries, Cuban Foreign Minister […]

Venezuela to restructure foreign debt, default looms as possibility

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela on Thursday announced plans to restructure its burgeoning foreign debt, a move that may lead to a default by the cash-strapped OPEC nation whose collapsing socialist economy has left its population struggling to find food and medicine. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an event to handover ambulances for Miranda state […]

Professor in Trump case made many trips to Russia

MOSCOW — The little-known professor suspected of being a link between Russia and the Donald Trump campaign made repeated visits to Russia in recent years, including participating in conferences at a Russian think tank favored by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Joseph Mifsud, who has been identified as the unnamed London professor who offered to set […]

Two US bombers fly near Korean peninsula

Two U.S. bombers carried out an exercise off the Korean Peninsula on Thursday amid weeks of escalated tensions between North Korea and the United States, according to Reuters. A statement from the Air Force said that the exercise was planned in advance and was not in response to any specific actions from North Korea. “The […]