A judge in New York ordered federal agencies to produce thousands of pages of documents pertaining to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist and US resident who was slain in his country's consulate in Turkey last year.
In yet another move to suppress voices backing Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro and his legitimate government, the US administration has turned off water supply to a group of anti-coup activists gathered at the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington in order to force them out of the diplomatic mission.
US President Donald Trump has denounced Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential elections as a “coup” to topple the administration in Washington.
The United States administration and Congress are working to increase pressure on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro by introducing new sanctions and enticing Venezuelan officials to defect to an opposition figure.
The US government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.
In the wake of the release of a Senate report on CIA torture techniques, the US will face another backlash should a federal judge rule the release of photographs reportedly showing the abuse of detainees at US military prisons in Iraq and Afghanistan.