The proposal was not final — and contingent on President Trump first opening the government — but aides said the offer from Democrats could be higher than the amounts the party has supported in the past, which have ranged from $1.3 billion to $1.6 billion.
It was unclear how President Trump would address lawmakers Jan. 29 as the House and Senate must pass a concurrent resolution for a joint session of Congress to hear the president.
Opposition leader Juan Guaido, right, declared himself Venezuela's president. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)
Opposition leader Juan Guaido, right, declared himself Venezuela's president. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)
The White House announcement delivered a major diplomatic blow to leftist President Nicolás Maduro, whose reelection last year President Trump called fraudulent.
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Shinzo Abe of Japan received a warm welcome in Davos, Switzerland, as he became the latest world leader to defend globalization against President Trump's calls for "America First."
Police have charged a 36-year-old nurse with sexual assault and abuse of a vulnerable adult after the woman unexpectedly gave birth at a health-care facility in Phoenix.
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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats released a chilling report that outlines what the 17 federal agencies that make up the intelligence community see as the gravest threats facing the United States.
At least a dozen U.S. residents have contracted a rare and potentially deadly strain of bacteria resistant to virtually all antibiotics. The outbreak prompted federal health officials to issue an unusual warning urging travelers to avoid surgery for now at a Tijuana hospital linked to eight of the infections.
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The deal to lift sanctions against three companies linked to Oleg Deripaska was supposed to punish the oligarch, who appears to have maintained an indirect controlling influence over a majority of the biggest and most powerful of the lot.
When Comcast launches its worldwide rival to Netflix in 2020, one key difference will set the two services apart: digital advertising.
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The most comprehensive analysis yet shows land costs are rising faster than the cost of the homes on top of them.
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