http://a57.foxnews.com/images.foxnews.com/content/fox-news/us/2018/09/25/us-puts-sanctions-on-venezuela-first-lady-other-officials/_jcr_content/par/featured-media/media-0.img.png/931/524/1537888685443.png

World Media

Maduro had not attended the UN General Assembly since 2015 and said last week that he might have to suspend his participation this year out of concerns his opponents would try to kill him if he travelled overseas. He stands accused of authoritarianism over his crackdowns on protests and attempts to shut off opposition paths to power. He said his foes want to seize Venezuela's riches, which include the world's largest oil reserves and vast gold deposits.
  • Rod Rosenstein Is Out At The Department Of Justice

    Rod Rosenstein Is Out At The Department Of Justice

    World Media

    But the aftershocks of the story are rattling Washington still. Rosenstein still has his job, at least until Thursday, leaving open multiple possibilities regarding the underlying reality. McCabe , who was later fired , as a liar. And it has been Rosenstein, in place of a reticent, camera-averse Mueller, who has conducted the major press briefings and made the visits to Capitol Hill since then.
  • Donald Trump hails South Korea trade deal

    Donald Trump hails South Korea trade deal

    World Media

    Trump was speaking at an appearance in NY on Monday with the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, who claimed that North Korea's decision to dismantle its nuclear weapons programme was irreversible. "We're bringing the two senior leaders, the individuals who can actually make the decisions that will move this process forward", in hopes they can make a breakthrough, he said.
  • All US imports from China could be hit with tariffs - Goldman

    All US imports from China could be hit with tariffs - Goldman

    World Media

    Beijing set its new levies on $60 billion of United States goods at 5 and 10 percent and warned it would respond to any rise in U.S. tariffs on Chinese products accordingly. The new US duties covers thousands of Chinese-made products, including electronics, food, tools and housewares. However, following complaints from thousands of USA firms - including powerhouses like Apple and Walmart - 300 product lines were dropped from the target list.
  • Russian Federation to boost Syrian air defence with S-300 system

    World Media

    The crash was one of the deadliest incidents for regular Russian service members in the Syrian war. "The situation has changed, and not due to our fault", the statement said. Mr Putin then sought to defuse tensions, mentioning "a chain of tragic accidental circumstances". Russia's military Sunday blamed "misleading" information from the Israeli airforce for the downing of one of its planes in Syria last week, and denounced the "adventurism" of Israeli pilots.
  • Dallas officer Amber Guyger fired after manslaughter charge for killing Botham Jean

    Dallas officer Amber Guyger fired after manslaughter charge for killing Botham Jean

    World Media

    In a statement , the department says she was sacked during a hearing Monday morning. Dallas PD says they determined Guyger engaged in "adverse conduct" - and she was officially fired Monday morning. Chief Hall addressed concerns about Guyger's employment status late last week, saying she would not take action as long as the investigation was active because she didn't want to risk compromising the criminal case .
  • Trump wants to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'

    Trump wants to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'

    World Media

    Mr Rosenstein initiated discussions about the US Constitution's 25th Amendment, the Times and Post reported . Dana Perino said new reporting from a senior Justice Department official said that in the 2017 meeting where the comments were allegedly made, Rosenstein was speaking extemporaneously after being challenged by then-Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe .
  • U.S. deputy attorney general heads to White House, expecting to be fired

    U.S. deputy attorney general heads to White House, expecting to be fired

    World Media

    Associated Press originally reported that Rosenstein had been summoned to the White House and expected to be fired. Bloomberg also reports that had "verbally" resigned. Rosenstein was confirmed to the deputy attorney general post by an overwhelmingly bipartisan Senate vote of 94-6 a year ago. "I never pursued or authorized recording the President and any suggestion that I have ever advocated for the removal of the President is absolutely false", Rosenstein said in a later denial.
  • Terror Attack On Military Parade In Iran Leaves 25 Dead, 60 Wounded

    Terror Attack On Military Parade In Iran Leaves 25 Dead, 60 Wounded

    World Media

    The jihadists said they wanted to conquer Iran to "return it to the Sunni Muslim nation" and to provoke a Shiite bloodbath. Four militants carried out the attack and two of them were killed, according to ISNA . Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif vowed that his country will respond "swiftly and decisively". Islamic State militants also claimed responsibility.
  • Tropical Storm Kirk Forms in Atlantic: NHC

    Tropical Storm Kirk Forms in Atlantic: NHC

    World Media

    Maximum sustained winds were near 40 mph.65 km/h and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km) to the north of the center.This system is expected in the vicinity of the Lesser Antilles y Thursday next week. But in the center's 11 a.m. advisory, that system jumped to name status: Tropical Storm Kirk . Kirk does not pose a threat to Florida. The west coast sea breeze developing and mixing with the easterly winds will give us a good chance for showers during the latter ...
  • Anxious US could use more trade tricks - USA

    Anxious US could use more trade tricks - USA

    World Media

    The monthly manufacturing index by the Institute of Supply Management noted that some companies have expressed concern about tariffs despite an otherwise robust US economy. Spot freight rates from Shanghai to Los Angeles, the biggest USA port, reached $2,362 per 40-foot container in the week ended September 13, the highest weekly level since December 2014, according to the Drewry World Container Index.
  • India's Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal

    India's Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal

    World Media

    The Ministry was responding to comments made by former French President Francois Hollande that Dassault Aviation (manufacturers of Rafale fighter aircraft) was given no choice but to partner with the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Defence for the offset clause in the fighter jet deal.
  • Grassley to Kavanaugh accuser: Reach deal or Senate panel votes Monday

    Grassley to Kavanaugh accuser: Reach deal or Senate panel votes Monday

    World Media

    Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a letter to chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Friday afternoon criticizing the way in which Republicans have handled Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations . The psychology professor at Palo Alto University in California said she was being treated for what she said had been the long-term effects of the incident.
  • Several dead, dozens wounded after unknown gunmen attack military parade in Iran

    Several dead, dozens wounded after unknown gunmen attack military parade in Iran

    World Media

    An official carries a child after gunmen attacked a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz, that killed 24 and injured 53. Both the Islamic State (IS) and an anti-government Arab group have claimed responsibility for the attack. "Terrorists recruited, trained, armed & paid by a foreign regime have attacked Ahvaz", Zarif said in a tweet, adding: "Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their U.S.
  • O'Rourke, Cruz clash over shootings in debate

    O'Rourke, Cruz clash over shootings in debate

    World Media

    O'Rourke said Texas was ready for a senator who will protect the Second Amendment while imposing small restrictions to save lives and prevent mass shootings. There are two other debates - September 30 at the University of Houston and October 16 in San Antonio. "The high-velocity high-impact round from an AR-15 will blow a hole the size of an orange out your back", O'Rourke said.
  • Shark horror: Child bitten in second horrific attack

    Shark horror: Child bitten in second horrific attack

    World Media

    Rescuers were called to Cid Harbour at Whitsunday Island, near the Great Barrier Reef, on Thursday afternoon and found the girl with bad leg injuries, said Tracey Eastwick, the regional ambulance operations manager. "In north Queensland , shark attacks are not that common". "The shark had taken a huge chunk out of her inside leg and she was bleeding out", rescue crewman Mr McCauley said.