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2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis

Venezuelan authorities claim that a U.S.-owned air freight company delivered a crate of weapons to the international airport in Valencia to be used in "terrorist actions" against the Maduro government. The air charter business involved, 21 Air, denies the charges.

MIAMI An air cargo shipper and its client on Friday denied knowledge of the small shipment of weapons that Venezuelan authorities said arrived in the city of

2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis

Venezuela's interim President Juan Guaidó says he will not rule out seeking the help of the United States military to remove Nicolás Maduro from power.

Venezuela’s self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido refused to rule out on Friday the possibility of authorizing United States intervention to help force President Nicolas Maduro from power and alleviate a humanitarian crisis.

2020 United States presidential election

United States Senator Elizabeth Warren announces her intention to run for President of the United States in the 2020 United States presidential election.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren officially launched her 2020 presidential campaign Saturday at a rally in Lawrence, Massachusetts, using the backdrop of Everett Mills -- the site of a historic 1912 labor strike led by women and immigrants -- to issue a call to action against wealthy power brokers who "have been waging class warfare against hardworking people for decad...

2018–19 North American winter

Cities in the Seattle metropolitan area receive 10 in of snow, the most in 70 years.

The National Weather Service said the another storm system is expected to arrive in the area Sunday night with light accumulation

2019 Piper PA-46 Malibu crash

The family of pilot David Ibbotson launch a GoFundMe campaign to locate and recover his body, raising thousands of pounds within hours. Footballer Emiliano Sala's body was recently found in the wreckage and recovered two weeks after the plane first went missing.

A fundraising appeal starts to find the body of David Ibbotson who was flying Emiliano Sala's plane.