WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. special representative for Venezuela said on Friday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has a list of options, including sanctions, Washington could use to respond to the presence of Russian troops in Venezuela. “We have a list of options we have given the secretary. There are a lot of things we can do in economic terms, in terms of sanctions,” Abrams told a news briefing. “We have options and it would be a mistake for the Russians to think they have a free hand.” (Reporting by Lesley Wroughton and David Brunnstrom; Editing by Dan Grebler)
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'The Big Bang Theory' cast member and 'Jeopardy!' cohost Mayim Bialik opened up to actor Justin Long about comments people have told her in public. 'Big Bang Theory' fans showed up for both of them on Instagram.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas told his law clerks in the '90s that he wanted to serve for 43 years to make liberals' lives 'miserable'
In a 1993 article in The New York Times, a former law clerk of the Supreme Court Justice said Thomas held a grudge against liberals for making his life miserable.
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Actress, TV personality and 'Food Network' chef Valerie Bertinelli cheekily responded to a TikTok comment on a recent video of hers and fans absolutely loved it.
Georgia Democratic nominee for governor Stacey Abrams explains the change in her position on abortion: There is 'no place in that medical decision for ideology or for politicians'
"I understand the sincere concerns. But those are religious concerns, or often concerns driven by personal morality," Abrams said in a CNN interview.
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed 35 bills on Friday, including a law allowing local governments to ban smoking on beaches and in parks, and vetoed five, including legislation that would have made it easier for businesses to sue local governments over ordinances.
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LINCOLN, Ill. — Darren Bailey, the front-runner in the Republican primary for governor of Illinois, was finishing his stump speech last week at a senior center in this Central Illinois town when a voice called out: “Can we pray for you?” Bailey readily agreed. The speaker, a youth mentor from Lincoln named Kathy Schmidt, placed her right hand on his left shoulder while he closed his eyes and held out his hands, palms open. “More than anything,” she prayed, “I ask for that, in this election, you
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Pop star Pink is not just opposed to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, she's also not okay with having fans who support the anti-abortion ruling.
"When my husband emerges from the camp infirmary with our daughter draped across his arms, I do not recognize her. 'We need a hospital,' I tell him."
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Al Franken erupts after Clarence Thomas says what Supreme Court should do after Roe v. Wade abortion decision
Former U.S. Senator Al Franken criticized a statement from Justice Clarence Thomas who said the U.S. Supreme Court should revisit other cases after overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion case.
Obergefell, the plaintiff in the SCOTUS same-sex marriage ruling, said it's 'quite telling' Clarence Thomas omitted the case that legalized interracial marriage after saying the courts should go after other right to privacy cases
Following the SCOTUS ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, Thomas said the court should consider rulings on same-sex marriage but not interracial relationships.
The Anderson Cooper 360° host said the acclaimed actor was part of his sexual awakening
Governor Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers have tentatively agreed on a $9 billion deal to give eligible Californians some money back.
Planned Parenthood president slams Liz Cheney over Roe v. Wade tweet: 'This is not about states' rights, this is about power and control
After Friday's Supreme Court decision, Cheney suggested in a tweet that abortion is not illegal, but is now rightfully decided by state legislatures.
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Four months after her son Kyle died after "Hell Week" during his Navy SEALs training, Regina Mullen of Manalapan finally received autopsy results.
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Jennifer Lopez just shared the perfect bikini selfie on Instagram. J.Lo's latest look is #totalgoals, and will make you want to reinvent your summer style.
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Selena Gomez was featured on swimwear line La'Mariette's account today, modeling the brand's Caroline bikini top. She looks amazing.
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A group of Ukrainian women is selling their nudes to fundraise for the country's forces. They've raised over $700,000 in 3 months.
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Many Republicans rejoiced at Roe being overturned but these 4 GOP governors want to protect the right to abortion
Republican-led states have enacted or will enact abortion bans as a result of Friday's Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
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The governor touted a website for expectant and new moms when asked why her state banned abortion — including in cases of rape or incest — when it ranks low in maternal and infant health
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Tucker Carlson says corporations are helping their employees get an out-of-state abortion because those 'without families are much cheaper for the company'
After the Supreme Court voted to strike down Roe v. Wade, Disney and Meta offered to pay travel costs for employees seeking an abortion out of state.