Venezuelan judge orders Utah man be tried on weapons charges

Venezuelan judge orders Utah man be tried on weapons charges A judge in Venezuela has ordered an American man to stand trial on weapons charges, dashing hopes of his family in Utah that he would be released and be with them for Christmas. http://ift.tt/2APp98G

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Venezuela president’s threat to ban opposition draws rebuff

Venezuela president’s threat to ban opposition draws rebuff Opposition parties in Venezuela won’t be bullied out of participating in future elections, a leading anti-government politician said Monday, rejecting threats a day earlier by socialist President Nicolas Maduro http://ift.tt/2AtogG5

Ex-Governor’s Run Gives Democrats a Bit More Hope of Retaking the Senate

Ex-Governor’s Run Gives Democrats a Bit More Hope of Retaking the Senate Former Gov. Phil Bredesen will run for the seat being vacated by Senator Bob Corker, giving Democrats a mathematical but narrow path to the majority. http://ift.tt/2j3afHs

Italy man arrested on suspicion of poisoning entire family

Italy man arrested on suspicion of poisoning entire family A 27-year-old Italian has been arrested on suspicion he poisoned his entire family with thallium, leading to the deaths of his grandparents and an aunt, and the hospitalization of five others. http://ift.tt/2BQRyv0