Protesters clash outside of Venezuela’s DC embassy over Guaido-Maduro standoff

Protesters clash outside of Venezuela’s DC embassy over Guaido-Maduro standoff

It turned very ugly. Screaming. Chanting. Sirens. Insults. And then a little violence. That was the scene outside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC, on Thursday as a group of people critical of President Nicolás Maduro clashed with anti-US intervention protesters who have been occupying the mission for more than two weeks. About four months ago, Juan Guaidó, the head of Venezuela’s National Assembly, declared himself to be Venezuela’s rightful president according to the country’s…

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Trump has nominated Kelly Craft to be the next UN ambassador. Here’s who she is.

Trump has nominated Kelly Craft to be the next UN ambassador. Here’s who she is.

The GOP donor and current US ambassador to Canada will fill a position that’s been vacant for months. President Donald Trump has formally nominated Kelly Craft to be the next US ambassador to the United Nations, finally moving to fill a top diplomatic position that has been open for months. Craft has served as the US ambassador to Canada since September 2017. Trump announced his plans to name her to the post in February after…

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Facebook bans Alex Jones, Infowars, Louis Farrakhan, and others it deems “dangerous”

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Infowars, Louis Farrakhan, and others it deems “dangerous”

Jones, Farrakhan, and several others just got kicked off Facebook and Instagram. Months after he was kicked off of Twitter, conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is off of Facebook and Instagram, too. So are a host of other right-wing extremists and Louis Farrakhan, a Nation of Islam leader who has espoused anti-Semitic views. Facebook on Thursday announced that it was banning Jones, Farrakhan, Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, and Infowars, which Jones…

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