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Venezuela's Guaido aims at control of PDVSA, Citgo as U.S. imposes sanctions

Venezuela's Guaido aims at control of PDVSA, Citgo as U.S. imposes sanctionsThe moves were aimed at intensifying pressure on President Nicolas Maduro, who was re-elected last year in a contest widely seen as fraudulent. Guaido proclaimed himself president last week, but without a source of revenue or control of the military, he faces difficult odds in assuming the post, despite support across most of the Western Hemisphere. Guaido, who has not yet appointed a Cabinet, faces the intricate legal challenge of nominating new leadership for PDVSA and its subsidiaries, including Citgo Petroleum, who would manage the companies during a transition.



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Elizabeth Warren’s Tax Proposal Aims at Assets of Wealthiest Americans

Elizabeth Warren’s Tax Proposal Aims at Assets of Wealthiest AmericansWarren, a Massachusetts senator who recently established an exploratory committee for the 2020 Democratic nomination, said she would use the revenue to rebuild the middle class, potentially by using the money to pay for child care or relieve student debt. The proposal underscores Warren’s economic populist message at the heart of her campaign to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020. A former Harvard law professor, she has written extensively about the shrinking middle class and made enemies on Wall Street for pinning the blame for rising income inequality on the wealthy and large corporations.



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The Latest: Giuliani aims to clarify collusion comments

The Latest: Giuliani aims to clarify collusion commentsWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local):



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House Democrats' 1st bill aims for sweeping reforms

House Democrats' 1st bill aims for sweeping reformsWASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Friday unveiled more details of their first bill for the new Congress, a good-government package that would limit big money in politics, make it easier for citizens to vote and require presidents to disclose their tax returns.



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U.N. aims for Yemen talks by year-end, not end of month

U.N. aims for Yemen talks by year-end, not end of monthA proxy war is playing out in Yemen between Iran and Saudi Arabia. A Saudi-led military coalition intervened in Yemen in 2015, backing government forces fighting the Iran-allied Houthi group. The United States and Britain last week stepped up calls for an end to the nearly four-year war that has driven impoverished Yemen to the verge of famine, raising pressure on Saudi Arabia as it faces a global outcry over the murder of a prominent Saudi journalist in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2.



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Trump rally in Georgia aims to prevent Democratic miracle in Deep South

Trump rally in Georgia aims to prevent Democratic miracle in Deep SouthPresident Trump focused his final week of campaigning before the midterm elections on helping the GOP in key Senate races, but on Sunday afternoon he made a detour to Georgia to help prevent what would be a massive upset for Democrats in the race for governor.



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EU's Juncker confirms aims for close ties with Britain after Brexit

EU's Juncker confirms aims for close ties with Britain after BrexitEuropean Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday renewed a pledge of close trade and security ties with Britain after Brexit but said the European Union would not compromise on key withdrawal terms. Delivering his annual state-of-the-union speech to the European Parliament, Juncker said the EU will not allow Britain to participate only in some parts of the bloc’s single market after Brexit without honoring all of the rules.



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Elizabeth Warren’s Far-Reaching New Bill Aims To Actually Drain The Swamp

Elizabeth Warren’s Far-Reaching New Bill Aims To Actually Drain The SwampWASHINGTON ― Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) unveiled a sweeping plan on



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Interior Department Aims to Slice Section From Endangered Species Act

Interior Department Aims to Slice Section From Endangered Species ActThe Trump administration is proposing rolling back protections for close to



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Gop Aims To Shut Down Incomplete House Trump Russia Investigation

Gop Aims To Shut Down Incomplete House Trump Russia InvestigationRep. Eric Swalwell talks with Ari Melber about the Republican effort to end the House Intelligence Committee's Trump Russia investigation without trying in good faith to fulfill its mission.



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