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 Guaidó, right, declared himself Venezuela's president. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)
Opposition leader Juan Guaidó, 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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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.
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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An acre of residential land, whether it’s in Brooklyn Heights or Yell County, Arkansas, contributes roughly the same thing to the economy: dirt on which to build a home. Yet data show one of those acres of dirt costs about 7,500 times as much as the other.
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