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Trump says US backs Venezuela's 'quest for freedom': speech excerpts

Trump says US backs Venezuela's 'quest for freedom': speech excerptsPresident Donald Trump plans to ramp up the pressure on Venezuela’s embattled leader Nicolas Maduro in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, doubling down on US support for his challenger Juan Guaido. “We stand with the Venezuelan people in their noble quest for freedom,” Trump is set to say, according to excerpts from his annual speech to Congress — where the opposition leader’s envoy to Washington was among the top guests. Trump swiftly recognized Guaido after he proclaimed himself acting president of Venezuela last month, and has not ruled out a military intervention in the crisis-wracked country.



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Excerpts of Macron speech to world leaders at WWI memorial

Excerpts of Macron speech to world leaders at WWI memorialPARIS (AP) — Excerpts from the address French President Emmanuel Macron gave before world leaders Sunday at the memorial for the centennial of the World War I armistice.



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Excerpts from Turkish president's speech on writer's death

Excerpts from Turkish president's speech on writer's deathANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave details Tuesday about the investigation into the Oct.2 killing of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Some excerpts from his speech to lawmakers:



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Excerpts of Pope Francis' letter to Cardinal Wuerl

Excerpts of Pope Francis' letter to Cardinal WuerlVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis sent Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl a warm letter in accepting his resignation, praising what he said was Wuerl's nobility and sacrifice in stepping down for the greater good of the Catholic Church.



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Excerpts from John McCain memoir released

Excerpts from John McCain memoir releasedExcerpts from John McCain's memoir, "The Restless Wave" reveal insights into the longtime senator's views on health, politics and division in Congress.



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