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Venezuela's Maduro names new central bank chief
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday named a lawmaker as the country's new central bank chief, after reportedly pushing out the former head as the country struggles through a deep economic crisis. Speaking on his weekly television program, Maduro announced he was nominating Ricardo Sanguino to take over from Nelson Merentes, who had handed in his resignation. "I would like to thank Nelson Merentes for all the effort he has made at various battlefronts, but I want us to initiate a new stage in the development of the Central Bank of Venezuela," the left-wing leader declared.
1 dead, multiple injured San Antonio shopping mall shooting
A robbery inside a San Antonio shopping mall ended with shots fired on Sunday, leaving one person who tried to intervene dead, three others shot and another two people taken to hospital with non-shooting ...
Dollar slips, stocks on defensive after Trump's protectionist address
The dollar slipped and Asian shares were on the defensive on Monday as worries about President Donald Trump's protectionist policies outweighed optimism that he will follow through on promises of tax cuts and other stimulus. Japan's Nikkei dropped 1.3 percent while shares in South Korea and Australia dropped 0.3 percent, though dollar-denominated MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat. In his inaugural address, Trump pledged to end what he called an "American carnage" of rusted factories and vowed to put "America first".
Ethics lawyers to sue Trump over foreign payments
(Reuters) - A group including former White House ethics attorneys will file a lawsuit on Monday accusing President Donald Trump of allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments, in violation of the U.S. Constitution. Deepak Gupta, a Supreme Court litigator working on the case, said the lawsuit would allege that the Constitution's emoluments clause forbids payments to Trump's businesses. It will seek a court order forbidding Trump from accepting such payments, he said.
Trump invites Israel's Netanyahu to February talks
US President Donald Trump Sunday discussed threats from Iran with Benjamin Netanyahu, inviting the Israeli prime minister to visit the White House early next month. The two leaders spoke by telephone and "agreed to continue to closely consult on a range of regional issues, including addressing the threats posed by Iran," the White House said in a statement, signalling the new administration's tougher line on Tehran. Israel approved hundreds of new settler homes in east Jerusalem Sunday hours before the telephone call, which an Israeli statement described as "very warm".
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Australian Open: Williams has added incentive for 7th title
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) ? If Serena Williams needed any more incentive to win her seventh Australian Open title and a record 23rd Grand Slam major, she may have got it with top-ranked Angelique Kerber's fourth-round loss.
Authorities report 3 more deaths in Georgia, bringing weekend toll to at least 18 killed by Southeast stormsATLANTA (AP) ? Authorities report 3 more deaths in Georgia, bringing weekend toll to at least 18 killed by Southeast storms.
Trump launches term stirring controversy over popular support
Barely arrived in the White House, President Donald Trump has touched off a stormy debate over the extent of his popular support, but sought Sunday to turn the focus on upcoming actions from his office. A day after massive anti-Trump protests in Washington and in hundreds of towns and cities around the world, the new president turned to Twitter to mock the demonstrators who had filled the streets. Celebs hurt cause badly," Trump tweeted early Sunday, referring to the actors, singers, writers and filmmakers who took the stage at the Washington march to speak against the new president.