US Vice President Mike Pence says sanctions on Venezuela will continue, in spite of the release of an American missionary from a Venezuelan prison. Josh Holt and his wife Thamy, who had been held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, returned home on Saturday after the South American country's government unexpectedly released them.
Yet another US school shooting at a Middle School in the Midwestern State of Indiana has only injured two people largely due to a heroic effort by a young teacher who threw a basketball at the student shooter in his classroom.
A US federal judge in the Southwest State of New Mexico who has issued deportation sentences for more than 15,000 immigrants has expressed weariness over a persisting immigration crackdown that he insists “destroys” families.
Two US Navy warships have sailed near South China Sea islands, which are claimed by China, according to two US officials. The Higgins guided-missile destroyer and the Antietam, a guided-missile cruiser, came within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands on Sunday, the officials told Reuters, on condition of anonymity.
The Trump administration has asked Congress to review the planned sale of more than 120,000 precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates amid concerns of their use in Yemen, according to a report.