The attack highlights vulnerability of the embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and raises fear among the opposition of a possible crackdown.
Some protests were reported as Iran unveiled new foreign exchange rules in a bid to soften the effect of the sanctions set to go into effect at midnight. The new sanctions come after US President Trump ripped up a seven-country nuclear deal in May.
There are 17 major fires burning throughout California. In all, they have destroyed hundreds of homes, killed eight people — including four firefighters— and shut down Yosemite National Park.
Several drones loaded with explosives exploded close to where President Nicolas Maduro was speaking, says Venezuela's information minister.
US President Donald Trump slams Los Angeles Lakers star in a tweet after James told CNN that Trump was "using sports to kinda divide us."
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's call for pressure comes after a UN report warned the North is circumventing sanctions imposed over its nuclear programme. Meanwhile, Pyongyang says US was acting with "alarming" impatience.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces retaliatory measures against the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on two Turkish ministers over the detention of a US pastor.
An employee at a shelter for migrant children in the United States faces charges of sexual abuse against eight teenagers held there two years ago.
The US on Friday blacklisted a Russian bank, an individual and two entities for allegedly violating US and UN sanctions.
Harvey Weinstein's defence lawyer on Friday demanded that a New York court dismiss the sexual assault against him, explosively disclosing "warm" emails between the disgraced Hollywood producer and his alleged rape victim.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's statement came a day after his meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Singapore on Friday following Washington's move to sanction Turkey's two ministers over the detention of a US pastor.
The new unit will tackle violence against women across the country, which in recent years has recorded tens of thousands of such cases.
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