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Monday February 18th, 2019 5:40PM

The Associated Press

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The Associated Press
The Latest: Trump says US seeks peaceful change in Venezuela
Trump: United States seeks a peaceful transition of power in Venezuela but "all options are open"
5:23PM ( 16 minutes ago )
The Latest: Trump says socialism has ravaged Venezuela
Trump: Socialism has ravaged Venezuela to the point that even the world's largest oil reserves cannot keep the country's lights on
5:18PM ( 22 minutes ago )
AP Interview: Branson hopes concert saves Venezuelan lives
Billionaire Richard Branson says that he hopes that the concert he's throwing to rally humanitarian aid for Venezuela will help draw global attention and saves lives by raising funds for "much-needed medical help."
4:51PM ( 49 minutes ago )
Mexico to close infamous island penal colony, region's last
Mexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie "Papillon."
4:44PM ( 56 minutes ago )
N Carolina elections head says ballots handled illegally
The North Carolina State Board of Elections is holding a hearing on ballot fraud allegations in the nation's last undecided congressional election
4:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
Protests slam Trump's emergency declaration for border wall
Protesters are gathering in cities around the country to decry President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to fund his planned U.S.-Mexico border wall
4:13PM ( 1 hour ago )
Mexico to close infamous island penal colony
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he will close a famed island penal colony off the country's Pacific coast
4:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95
The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died
3:59PM ( 1 hour ago )
Israeli leaders' Nazi comments derail European summit
Poland has pulled out of a summit in Jerusalem, triggering the collapse of the entire meeting, after the acting Israeli foreign minister said that Poles "collaborated with the Nazis."
3:54PM ( 1 hour ago )
Tense standoff spells endgame for IS militants in Syria
More than 300 Islamic State militants surrounded in a tiny area in eastern Syria are refusing to surrender to U.S.-backed forces and are trying to negotiate an exit
3:37PM ( 2 hours ago )