President Nicolas Maduro says he "subordinates" himself in front of the constituent assembly which he recognises as the country's most powerful institution amid opposition protests and US concern.
As US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un try and outdo each other with threats over Guam, what do the residents of the island feel? Is there calm or an exodus to avoid planned Pyongyang strikes? And why Guam?
As North Korea announces plans to fire missiles near Guam, Trump warns Pyongyang should be "very, very nervous" if it did anything to endanger the US or its allies.
Russian FM suggests Pyongyang and Washington sign up to a joint Russian-Chinese plan to freeze the North's missile tests and stop US-S Korean military exercises.
The inflatable chicken is not new to Washington DC; its most recent excursion to the capital was before a protest in April to pressure US President Donald Trump into releasing his tax returns.
Venezuela reacts after the US assets of six members of the newly elected constituent assembly were frozen and says Washington is "making a fool of itself in front of the world."
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