In Venezuela, dueling parliaments cast political crisis into further chaos

In Venezuela, dueling parliaments cast political crisis into further chaos

JUDY WOODRUFF: Political turmoil deepened today in Venezuela, as supporters of President Nicolas Maduro tried to open a new session in the National Assembly without opposition members or their leader, Juan Guaido. The U.S. recognizes Guaido, not Maduro, as the rightful president of Venezuela. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs reports from Caracas, with support from the […]

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Venezuela’s political crisis escalates as Maduro tries to wrest parliament from Guaido

Venezuela’s political crisis escalates as Maduro tries to wrest parliament from Guaido

JUDY WOODRUFF: As Venezuela’s steep slide into economic disaster accelerates, major political upheaval continues to roil the nation. The opposition to President Nicolas Maduro took another hit in the National Assembly yesterday, and the leading opposition figure found himself literally on the outside looking in. With support from the Pulitzer Center, special correspondent Marcia Biggs […]

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PBS NewsHour full episode, Jan 6, 2020

PBS NewsHour full episode, Jan 6, 2020

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: the U.S. vs. Iran. Mourners gather across Iran to pay respect to the elite general the U.S. killed in an airstrike, a killing to which Iran’s ambassador to the U.N. tells the “NewsHour” there would be a serious response. MAJID TAKHT-RAVANCHI, Iranian Ambassador to […]

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PBS NewsHour full episode, Dec 30. 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode, Dec 30. 2019

NICK SCHIFRIN: Good evening. I’m Nick Schifrin. Judy Woodruff is away. On the “NewsHour” tonight: under attack. Violence in a rabbi’s home and a Texas church spark fears over the safety of sacred spaces. Then: targeting Iran. After the U.S. strikes an Iranian-backed militia in Iraq and Syria, we examine the American strategy in the […]

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How China Is Framing the Hong Kong Protests | NYT News

How China Is Framing the Hong Kong Protests | NYT News

Foreign influence, terrorism, possible intervention. This is how China is trying to shape the story of what’s happening in Hong Kong. For weeks, antigovernment protests have gripped Hong Kong, with anger rising over China’s growing influence. The Chinese have responded by trying to control the narrative. Here’s how. This is Junius Ho, a lawmaker in […]

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How fake news is influencing the UK election | FT

How fake news is influencing the UK election | FT

BORIS JOHNSON: The stakes for this country have seldom been higher, and the choice has never been starker. WILL MOY: We’re monitoring the election pretty comprehensively. We’re monitoring TV, we’re monitoring online, we’re monitoring the news debates, manifestos. The where we stopped and were really surprised was when the conservative party chose to masquerade as […]

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Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo | NowThis World

Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo | NowThis World

In a key region, near two international borders, where over 8 million people live, the ebola virus is spreading. And it might be uncontainable, according to world health officials. The outbreak is happening in North Kivu province in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. And although health workers and aid organizations have […]

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Theresa May pitches Brexit deal to UK parliament

Theresa May pitches Brexit deal to UK parliament

And with permission, I would like to make a statement on the conclusion of our negotiations to leave the European Union. At yesterday’s special European Council in Brussels I reached a deal with the leaders of the other 27 EU member states on a withdrawal agreement that will ensure our smooth and orderly departure on […]

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