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Before Venezuela, US Has Long Involvement in Latin America

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accuses the United States of trying to orchestrate a coup against him. While the U.S. says it's trying to rescue Venezuela's democracy, Washington has a long history of interventions — military and otherwise — in Latin American politics.

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Kim 'Satisfaction' over Trump Letter as Talks Approach

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expressed "great satisfaction" after receiving a letter from US President Donald Trump ahead of a second summit between the two, Pyongyang's state media reported Thursday.

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U.S. Senate to Vote Thursday on Opposing Bids to End Shutdown

US Senate leaders have agreed to vote Thursday on competing proposals to end a government shutdown now in its second month, but the chances are slim that either will reopen federal agencies.

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U.S. Man Held in Russia on Espionage Charges to Appear in Court

A US national being held in Russia on espionage charges will appear in court Tuesday for a bail hearing, but his lawyer told journalists he expects his client to remain in custody.

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Kremlin Rubbishes 'Stupid' Claims that Trump is a Russian Agent

Russia on Wednesday dismissed as ridiculous reports questioning whether U.S. President Donald Trump has acted as an agent for Russia as controversy mounted over his alleged ties to the Kremlin.

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China Says US Trade Talks 'Laid Foundation' to Resolve Concerns

China said Thursday that trade talks in Beijing with a US negotiating team had "laid the foundation" to resolve concerns held by both sides in a bruising trade war.

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U.S. Negotiators in Beijing for Trade War Talks

U.S. and Chinese negotiators on Monday held their first face-to-face talks since the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce aimed at resolving their trade dispute.

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Trump Plans Full Withdrawal of US Troops from Syria

The United States will withdraw its troops from Syria, a US official told AFP on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump said America has "defeated ISIS" in the war-ravaged country.

The stunning move will have extraordinary geopolitical ramifications and throws into question the fate of US-backed Kurdish fighters who have been tackling Islamic State jihadists.

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Top U.S., Mexico Diplomats Meet in Washington amid Migrant Crisis

Mexico's new Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday for what he called a "friendly" meeting amid tensions over the migrant crisis at the border.

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U.S. Stocks Fall as Trump Speaks of More China Tariffs

Wall Street stocks fell early Tuesday following hawkish comments from President Donald Trump on the ongoing trade dispute with China ahead of a key Group of 20 summit.

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