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Venezuelan opposition calls talks with Maduro dead, causing rift

iStock/grynold(CARACAS, Venezuela) -- Venezuela's opposition has declared talks with its strongman president Nicolás Maduro dead after weeks without meetings -- a decision meant to bring renewed international pressure, but that appeared to crack its united front. One day after the opposition leader, who the legislature has declared is the legitimate president, said talks were off, minority parties in the legislature signed an agreement with top Maduro officials to move forward with new negotiations.The U.S. welcomed the decision by Juan Guaidó, the president of Venezuela's National ...

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3-year-old boy seen hanging off 13th-floor air conditioner

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A New York City mother is facing criticism after her toddler was filmed hanging outside the window near an air conditioning unit on the 13th floor of an apartment building.The video, taken by Bronx resident Jennifer Mares on Saturday evening, shows the child in a diaper clinging onto the window where the 3-year-old boy had just climbed out. Several people below could be heard gasping and urging the child to go back into the residence.Mares told ABC News that she was with ...

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White House blocks former top Trump aides from testifying

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Monday blocked his former Staff Secretary Rob Porter and former Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn from testifying on Tuesday before Congress about events related to former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as part of the House Judiciary Committee's ongoing probe into potential obstruction of justice and public corruption.In letters sent to the committee on Monday, obtained exclusively by ABC News, White House counsel Pat Cipollone said Porter and Dearborn are immune from compelled congressional testimony."As you know ...

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3 Women's March board members out months after controversy

iStock/Moussa81(WASHINGTON) -- Three founding members of the Women’s March Board, are leaving the board months after some controversy.The organization announced that Tamika Mallory, Bob Bland and Linda Sarsour will leave the board and 16 others will join.The statement did not address the reasons behind their departure, saying only that they "will transition off of the Women’s March Board and onto other projects focused on advocacy within their respective organizations."Questions about alleged anti-Semitism and possible racist rhetoric connected to the Women’s March organizers swirled for months ...

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom issues executive order to crack down on sales of e-cigarettes to minors

KXTV(LOS ANGELES) -- California has become the third state to issue an executive order regarding the sale of e-cigarettes but fell short of an outright ban on flavored products after efforts during its legislative session fell short, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in a press conference Monday.The executive order will increase enforcement against counterfeit e-cigarettes and "against those abusing the law" who allow minors to access the products, Newsom said.The state will also conduct a significant review regarding warning labels on e-cigarette packages and advertisements, which ...

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President Trump brings 2020 roadshow to New Mexico hoping to expand electoral map

iStock/Oleksii Liskonih(SANTA FE, New Mexico) -- For the second time in nearly a month President Donald Trump will plant his flag Monday night in a state he lost in 2016 when he brings his massive campaign rally roadshow to New Mexico -- a move that's part of a wider strategy for the campaign which has its sights on flipping a number of blue states red in 2020. It may seem strange for the Trump campaign to travel out West and hold a rally in a ...

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Supply, demand and 'geopolitical tensions': How oil prices rise

iStock/tifonimages(NEW YORK) -- Global oil prices spiked Monday by a whopping 20% seemingly overnight after an attack on a major oil facility in Saudi Arabia. With global consumption at 100 million barrels of oil a day, the sudden rise in oil prices had a ripple effect on international markets, which took a tumble Monday. ABC News spoke to an oil industry expert to break down what exactly causes the prices for this global commodity to rise and fall.'Supply and demand and anything on either side ...

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YTMT Logo A good man led a wounded nation.

In the days that followed 9/11, George W. Bush was the very exemplar of the United States presidency.

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