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Opposition members shout slogans against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a National Assembly special session in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, April 1, 2017. Venezuela's president and Supreme Court backed down Saturday from an audacious move to strip congress of its legislative powers that had sparked widespread charges that the South American country was no longer a democracy. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
April 01, 2017 - 10:00 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's president and Supreme Court backed down Saturday from an unprecedented move to strip congress of its legislative powers that had sparked widespread charges that the South American country was no longer a democracy. President Nicolas Maduro asked the Supreme...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Louisville, Ky. On Friday, March 31, 2017, a federal judge rejected Trump’s free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters during his campaign. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
April 01, 2017 - 8:00 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump's free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally. Trump's lawyers sought to dismiss the lawsuit by three protesters who say they were roughed up by his...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Louisville, Ky. On Friday, March 31, 2017, a federal judge rejected Trump’s free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters during his campaign. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
April 01, 2017 - 7:05 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump's free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally. Trump's lawyers sought to dismiss the lawsuit by three protesters who say they were roughed up by his...
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Opposition members shout slogans against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a protest, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 31, 2017. Venezuelans have been thrust into a new round of political turbulence after the government-stacked Supreme Court gutted congress of its last vestiges of power, drawing widespread condemnation from foreign governments and sparking protests in the capital. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
April 01, 2017 - 5:54 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Hundreds of soldiers in armored vehicles have blocked the passage of demonstrators who attempted to march from the wealthy east of Caracas to government offices in the city's center. Some...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate is headed for a tense showdown over President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee that could have far-reaching consequences for Congress, the high court and the nation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
April 01, 2017 - 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is headed for a tense showdown over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee that could have far-reaching consequences for Congress, the high court and the nation. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republicans are determined to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch...
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Opposition members shout slogans against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a protest, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 31, 2017. Venezuelans have been thrust into a new round of political turbulence after the government-stacked Supreme Court gutted congress of its last vestiges of power, drawing widespread condemnation from foreign governments and sparking protests in the capital. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
April 01, 2017 - 1:16 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 1 p.m. Venezuela analyst Javier Corrales says it's hard to say how much the high court's reversal of its earlier decision has harmed the government of President Nicolas Maduro. Corrales calls the move "huge...
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Opposition members shout slogans against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a protest, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 31, 2017. Venezuelans have been thrust into a new round of political turbulence after the government-stacked Supreme Court gutted congress of its last vestiges of power, drawing widespread condemnation from foreign governments and sparking protests in the capital. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
April 01, 2017 - 11:32 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 11 a.m. Opposition leaders of congress celebrated their victory, transforming their planned morning protest into an outdoor political rally welcoming the move. Hundreds of people joined them at their...
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Opposition members shout slogans against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a protest, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 31, 2017. Venezuelans have been thrust into a new round of political turbulence after the government-stacked Supreme Court gutted congress of its last vestiges of power, drawing widespread condemnation from foreign governments and sparking protests in the capital. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
April 01, 2017 - 10:10 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Venezuela's Supreme Court has reversed its move to strip congress of its legislative powers. The move had drawn widespread criticism at home and abroad that the South American country was no...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate is headed for a tense showdown over President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee that could have far-reaching consequences for Congress, the high court and the nation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
April 01, 2017 - 8:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is headed for a tense showdown over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee that could have far-reaching consequences for Congress, the high court and the nation. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republicans are determined to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2013, file photo, smoke rises from the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, a coal burning power plant in Colstrip, Mont. President Trump's latest move to support coal mining is unlikely to turn around the industry's prospects immediately. Experts say the biggest problem faced by the mining industry today isn't a coal shortage of coal or even the prospect of climate change regulations, but an abundance of cheap natural gas. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
April 01, 2017 - 8:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took steps on coal regulation and broader energy policy during a week also marked by shadow-boxing over health care and Russian intrigue. False advertising and rhetorical feints went into the mix. Here are some statements by the president and his spokesman...
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