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Trump tells Venezuela military to back Guaido or ‘lose everything’

By AFP

February 19, 2019 – 3:45 pm

MIAMI – US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuela’s military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido’s amnesty offer, or stand to “lose everything,” as a crisis deepened over President Nicolas Maduro’s refusal to let in desperately needed humanitarian aid.


Sixteen states sue Trump over border wall emergency

By AFP

February 19, 2019 – 3:43 pm

SAN FRANCISCO  – Sixteen US states sued President Donald Trump s administration Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution.


Maldives arrests ex-leader Yameen over witness tampering

By AFP

February 19, 2019 – 3:42 pm

MALE: Maldives authorities on Monday detained former strongman president Abdulla Yameen after he was accused of trying to bribe witnesses in his money laundering trial, officials said.


England face buoyant Windies with one eye on World Cup

By AFP

February 19, 2019 – 3:38 pm

BRIDGETOWN  – England enter the home stretch of World Cup preparation with a five-match one-day international series beginning on Wednesday at the Kensington Oval against a West Indies team seeking to feed off the success of their Test side.


Kolarov, Fazio score to edge Roma closer to Champions League berths

By AFP

February 19, 2019 – 3:33 pm

MILAN  – Defenders Aleksandar Kolarov and Federico Fazio both scored in the second half as Roma closed in on the Champions League places with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Bologna on Monday.