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World Aug 30Brazil says it is successfully controlling fires in Amazon
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said earlier in the day that his son and Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo were heading to Washington to discuss possible U.S. aid in fighting the fires.
World Jul 25U.S. sanctions Venezuela President Maduro’s stepsons
The U.S. accused them of forming part of a sophisticated scheme that stole hundreds of millions in dollars from food import contracts.
Politics Jun 07Trump suspends plan to place tariffs on Mexican goods
"I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico," he wrote.
World Jun 07White House says Mexico tariffs set to take effect as talks continue
Republicans in Congress have warned the White House that they are ready to stand up to the president to try to block his tariffs, which they worry would spike costs to U.S. consumers.
Politics Jun 05GOP senators line up against Trump’s Mexico tariff plan
Despite the opposition, it is unclear whether there are enough Republicans who would vote against Trump to stop the tariffs from being enacted.
Politics Jun 04Trump says GOP would be ‘foolish’ to block Mexico tariffs
Republican lawmakers have warned they may have no choice but to take action in Congress to stop President Donald Trump from implementing tariffs on Mexican goods.
World Jun 04Mexico says it sees good chance of avoiding 5 percent U.S. tariff
"By what we have seen so far, we will be able to reach an agreement," Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said during a press conference held at the Mexican embassy. "That is why I think the imposition of tariffs can…
World Feb 22Standoff at Venezuela border leaves a dozen injured, at least one dead
The violence came just hours before dueling concerts were to begin on the country's western border with Colombia, where much of the U.S.-supplied aid is being stored in a warehouse.
World Feb 01Red Cross warns U.S. about risks of sending aid to Venezuela
Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido has said he will defy President Nicolas Maduro's refusal to allow humanitarian aid by asking neighboring nations to help send in large convoys of medicine and food.
Politics Nov 08Congress will have more Latino members than ever before
The total is at least 42, with GOP Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington state claiming victory Wednesday for a fifth term over Democrat Carolyn Long.