US announces new financial sanctions on Venezuela after 'illegal' arrest of Juan Guaido's chief of s

The Trump administration on Friday announced additional sanctions for Venezuela in response to what it describes as the illegal arrest of opposition leader Juan Guaido's chief of staff. The Treasury Department announcement came while the President Donald Trump met with leaders from five Caribbean

Juan Guaido's chief of staff snatched from his home at 2am

The United States has threatened Venezuela with severe consequences unless President Nicolas Maduro immediately release a senior aide to Juan Guaido, who was snatched from his home by masked intelligence agents in the early hours of Thursday. Roberto Marrero, chief of staff to Mr Guaido, shouted out

The best books of the week

The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts Joan Biskupic (biography, Basic Books) A fascinating look at Chief Justice John Roberts, named to the Supreme Court in 2005. Wh…

Marines commandant protests US border deployments, wall

America's top marine warned that deployments to the US-Mexico border and President Donald Trump's plan for a wall pose an "unacceptable risk" to the force, according to documents revealed Thursday by The Los Angeles Times. In memos addressed to acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan

Miami police chief denounces anti-sanctuary bill: ‘I don’t care if you have papers or don’t have pap

Miami’s police chief pushed back Friday against an anti-sanctuary state bill that would require Florida law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal immigration officials.

Apple's Cook to China: keep opening for sake of global economy

Apple chief executive Tim Cook nudged China on Saturday to open up and said the future would depend on global collaboration, as the United States and China remained locked in a bitter trade dispute.

CNN’s Jim Acosta says White House greeting end of Mueller probe with ‘a fair amount of glee’

CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta reported Friday night that the White House was “celebrating quietly” after Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded his Russia investigation with no new indictments.

Trump waiting on watchdog findings for Pentagon head: report

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan's bid to become the Defense Department's next permanent chief has been reportedly put on hold due to an ethics investigation as well as a series of public appearances that went poorly for the acting secret

The inside story of how John Roberts negotiated to save Obamacare

Roberts' moves behind the scenes were as extraordinary as his ruling. He changed course multiple times. And it's a vote that means the conservative chief justice will always be viewed with skepticism by Republicans, including Donald Trump

Musk's lawyers say U.S. SEC has not met heavy burden to show contempt

Lawyers for Elon Musk said on Friday that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission had failed to satisfy its heavy burden of showing that the Tesla Inc chief executive should be held in contempt of...

MoviePass chief blames fraud for last year’s unlimited plan fail

Cash-strapped MoviePass is back to offering a $9.95-a-month unlimited plan — but this time it promises it won’t crash and burn. In an interview with The Post, Ted Farnsworth, CEO of the service’s p…

Zion Williamson spectacle making CBS scramble for a camera

Knicks fans hoping Zion Williamson lands at Madison Square Garden next season will get a chance to see plenty of the Duke freshman during the NCAA Tournament. CBS will have a camera on Williamson a…