U.S. preparing 'actions' in coming days against Venezuela: Pompeo to Fox News

U.S. preparing 'actions' in coming days against Venezuela: Pompeo to Fox NewsThe United States is preparing a “series of actions” in the coming days to increase pressure on the Venezuelan government, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Friday. “You’ll see in the coming days a series of actions that continue to increase the pressure level against the Venezuelan leadership folks, who are working directly against the best interest of the Venezuelan people,” Pompeo said. “We’re determined to ensure that the Venezuelan people get their say.” He did not give further details on the nature of the planned actions.


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Vatican preparing response to archbishop's accusations, cardinals say

Vatican preparing response to archbishop's accusations, cardinals sayThe statement came at the end of the first day of a three-day meeting of the “C-9”, a group of nine cardinals from around the world who meet with the pope at the Vatican several times a year to advise him on Church matters. In an 11-page statement published on Aug. 26, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the former Vatican ambassador to Washington, launched an unprecedented broadside by a Church insider against the pope and a long list of Vatican and U.S. Church officials. The cardinals’ statement said they had expressed their “total solidarity with the pope over events of the last few weeks” and added that the Holy See was preparing “eventual and necessary clarifications”.


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Toyota says parts plant preparing to resume output after Hokkaido quake

Toyota says parts plant preparing to resume output after Hokkaido quakeToyota Motor Corp said on Monday its transmission factory in northern Japan was preparing to resume production some time during the night shift starting at 8:30 p.m. (1130 GMT), after a powerful quake halted work last week. The shutdown of the transmissions factory in Tomakomai on the island of Hokkaido halted production at 16 of Toyota’s 18 domestic assembly plants on Monday. Toyota said it would decide in the next few hours on production plans for Tuesday.


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'Lots of Evidence' That Syria Is Preparing Chemical Weapons in Idlib, US Advisor Warns

  1. ‘Lots of Evidence’ That Syria Is Preparing Chemical Weapons in Idlib, US Advisor Warns  TIME
  2. Syria war: How Idlib may be changing Trump’s strategy  BBC News
  3. Trump’s tweets won’t stop a bloodbath in Syria  Washington Post
  4. Idlib: Could the last rebel stronghold in Syria be about to fall?  ABC News
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U.S. has seen evidence of Syria preparing chemical weapons in Idlib: envoy

U.S. has seen evidence of Syria preparing chemical weapons in Idlib: envoy“I am very sure that we have very, very good grounds to be making these warnings,” said Jim Jeffrey, who was named on Aug. 17 as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s special adviser on Syria overseeing talks on a political transition in that country. “Any offensive is to us objectionable as a reckless escalation,” Jeffrey told a few reporters in his first interview on the situation in Syria since his appointment. “There is lots of evidence that chemical weapons are being prepared.” The White House has warned that the United States and its allies would respond “swiftly and vigorously” if government forces used chemical weapons in the widely expected offensive.


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The Gulf Coast Is Preparing As Tropical Storm Gordon Could Become a Hurricane

  1. The Gulf Coast Is Preparing As Tropical Storm Gordon Could Become a Hurricane  TIME
  2. Hurricane Florence strengthens as Atlantic storm season heats up  NJ.com
  3. Tropical Storm Gordon Updates: Hurricane Threat for Gulf Coast  New York Times
  4. Tropical Storm Gordon live updates: Storm track, timing; school closures; beach livecams  AL.com
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