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Venezuelan President Maduro has ordered a new round of military drills after US President Trump's threat of military action, prompting UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to urge the Venezuelan opposing parties to re-start crisis negotiations

Maduro Declares Venezuela ‘Impregnable’ from U.S. Invasion in War Games Launch

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro launched large-scale military exercises over the weekend, boasting in over a dozen posts on his Twitter accounts of how his “highly trained” soldiers held “impeccable demonstrations,” proving that the country is “impregnable” from any foreign threat.

President Donald Trump, left, invites Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Ky., right, onstage as he speaks at a rally at Alumni Coliseum in Richmond, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.

Donald Trump to Mitch McConnell: Fight!

President Donald Trump urged Senator Mitch McConnell and Republicans in the Senate on Friday to fight to pass funding for border security.

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Bible Museum Admits Some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are Fake

WASHINGTON — When Washington’s $500 million Museum of the Bible held its grand opening in November 2017, attended by Vice President Mike Pence, there were questions even then about the authenticity of its centerpiece collection of Dead Sea Scrolls.

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Report: Turkey’s Offer to Release Pastor Rejected by U.S.

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s administration has rejected Turkey’s offer to condition the release of an American pastor on clearing a top Turkish bank of billions of dollars in US fines, media reported Monday.

The sign of Nevzat Tandogan Street where the U.S. Embassy is located in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, hours before US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson starts trip to Turkey amid growing tensions between the two NATO allies. Ankara's Mayor Mustafa Tuna has announced Monday plans to change Nevzat …

Shots Fired at U.S. Embassy in Turkey

ISTANBUL — Unknown attackers fired shots at a security booth outside the U.S. Embassy in Turkey’s capital early Monday, but U.S. officials said no one was hurt.