Doctors demand humanitarian aid be allowed into Venezuela

The Venezuela military is blocking humanitarian aid from getting into the country, where political and economic crisis rage on. The U.S.-backed interim president has vowed to open those aid routes. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: The political crisis in Venezuela is also a humanitarian one. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) UNIDENTIFIED DOCTORS: (Chanting in Spanish). MARTIN: That’s the […]

Trump mideast peace plan to be unveiled after Israel vote, report

US President Donald Trump’s peace plan for the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians could be announced right after national elections scheduled on April 9 in Israel. However, the president’s special envoy, Jared Kushner, is expected to announce some of its details at an upcoming conference on the Middle East scheduled on February 13-14 in Warsaw. […]

China warns state firms to avoid travel to U.S.: Bloomberg

China has asked some of the country’s state-run companies to avoid business trips to the United States and its allies, and to take extra care to protect their devices if they need to travel, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. The State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC), which oversees about 100 government-run companies, has told some […]

Manafort gave 2016 polling data to an associate with links to Russian intelligence

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort shared polling data during the 2016 presidential campaign with a business associate accused of having ties to Russian intelligence, and prosecutors say he lied to them about it, according to a court filing Tuesday. The allegation marks the first time prosecutors have accused Trump’s chief campaign aide of sharing […]

Where do the investigations related to Trump stand?

A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT’S THIS ALL ABOUT? Trump is facing criminal investigations in Washington and New York. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the investigation. Trump […]