The President's lawyers are looking into whether Trump can pardon himself, family members, and aides in preparation for the outcome of the Russia investigation. The opposition is boycotting the July 30 vote which has complicated rules seemingly designed to guarantee a government majority despite its minority popular support.
At least 97 have been killed in more than three months of political upheaval jolting the South American nation.
"We're not backing down, Venezuela will have a Supreme Court of Justice and institutions at the service of the people and not at the service of whatever government is in power", said opposition legislator Carlos Berrizbeitia during the ceremony, where the appointed justices were applauded and cheered on with shouts of "Bravo!"
The authenticity of the letter and video could not be independently confirmed, but the footage is consistent with prior photos of Medina.
Venezuela's government intimidates and restricts the media in Venezuela, taking CNN en Español off the air.
In a statement broadcast on state television later on Friday, the Supreme Court blasted the alternative judges who were named by the legislature. Protesters across Caracas set up roadblocks of tree branches and tires to protest Maduro's plans to change the constitution. But I am loath to continue commenting on Venezuela's in similar fashion, especially given that my commentaries did nothing to alter Zimbabwe's death spiral.
A senior diplomat representing Venezuela at the United Nations has resigned to protest President Nicolas Maduro's repression of demonstrations against his government.
The court's constitutional chamber voided eight laws passed by the National Assembly between January and October 2016, after just one such ruling in the previous 200 years, legal experts say.
An official statement from Mexico said that suspending the vote would "open the door for a negotiation that could resolve the democratic crisis Venezuela is facing", whereas going forward with it would deepen divisions in the country.
The Venezuelan opposition launched a nationwide strike on Thursday which turned into sporadic violence in the capital, killing at least two people and injuring at least nine others.
According to a Venezuelan NGO monitoring detentions, Foro Penal, 261 people were arrested during the 24-hour strike.
Earlier in the week, Venezuela announced that it would boycott the Mendoza summit, with the government stating it rejected "the ongoing arbitrary and biased decisions against the rights" of Venezuela. And the death toll may escalate as Maduro vows to go ahead with his plan to convene a Constituent Assembly with hand-picked delegates on July 30 to change the constitution.
Regional pressure is also rising. In South Florida, the epicenter of the Venezuelan community abroad, over one hundred thousand voters participated in Sunday's referendum.
Medina Mejías told CNN en Español he would join the resistance, returning to Venezuela as soon as the paperwork was in place. He added that the military would help make sure "the country can return to how it should be".
"We fill and empty the streets when we choose in protest".
A Venezuelan opposition leader recently interviewed on BBC's Hard Talk admitted that the US was bankrolling the opposition's campaign against the government.
A similar opposition strike call last year had a lukewarm response, amid government threats to seize any closed businesses.
One of the few journalists to follow the program and report on its abuses is Christopher Ingraham of the Washington Post . Warner said Trump Jr. has "no security clearances that I am aware of, so he should be able to testify in public".
For a beta to ask for online membership from its players in order to gain access to the multiplayer modes is quite strange. Gaurdians rejoice, the beta for Destiny 2 is finally here, that's if you took the liberty of pre-ordering the game on PS4.
Rumors suggest that we might see a launch date of August 23rd , which would mean competition with the iPhone 8 launch. The phone is expected to feature a 6GB RAM and an 8GB RAM variant, along with storage variants of 128GB and 256GB.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has revealed that Manchester United squad are helping Victor Lindelof and Romelu Lukaku settle at Old Trafford. United boss Mourinho was delighted with victory but warned the club needs to press on with its transfer dealings.
It would simply be about warning Trump not to transgress this critical boundary, and about fighting for our freedoms if he does. Manafort's business activities in Ukraine when he worked as a consultant to the pro-Russia Party of Regions".
Against that, measured by the NITI Aayog and the PMO, are the three indicators of maternal, infant and child mortality data. The organisations released a report outlining civil society positions on SDGs.
Their working relationship contrasts completely with the tight axis of power between Ferguson and his chief executive David Gill. So who are these players? "It is going to help us to rebuild a little bit more the club and we'll see".
There has not been an official offer from PSG to Arsenal regarding Alexis' services, but it seems like a feasible deal. Liverpool are also in a game of "who will blink first" with Lepizig over their sensational midfielder Keita.
The statement continued: "It is not merely perfectly normal, it is part of a president's duties, to interact with world leaders". Does he really think the media will just shut up and get in line to kiss his feet, like sycophant Sean Hannity? "Mrs.
It's simply a prescription for running a White House that has impact, and for being the steward of a presidency with significance. He had too many defectors on the motion to proceed for either the Better Care Reconciliation Act or the 2015 repeal-only bill.
Boston can't afford to send top prospects for a two-month rental (Frazier) and a reliever under control through 2018 (Robertson). You could have picked a couple panhandlers off the streets of Washington D.C. and they would have helped the Nats bullpen.
Pyongyang warned Friday it will take "corresponding measures" if the UNSC adopts a new punitive resolution on the North ". South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, demanded that his nation be consulted before any military action.
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies aged 41
It would have been easy for Linkin Park to churn out a formula with diminishing creative returns but expanding mansions. The band's latest studio album, " One More Light ", was released in May, and Linkin Park embarked on a world tour.
CBO to issue estimate of Obamacare repeal bill on Wednesday
That has almost no chance to pass, either, since it could leave millions without insurance and leave insurance markets in turmoil. Movement conservatives who have often accused McConnell of not being an aggressive enough champion of their causes do fault him.
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" It's going to continue to be a downward spiral and he will have to call on the higher powers if he wants to see this passed". So far, the White House - which has threatened to halt the subsidies in the past - hasn't committed to making the payment.
Saudi police arrest woman for skirt video
They must also keep their heads covered, and they are not permitted to drive or to socialize with men who are not related to them. One person tweeted: "People who don't respect the kingdom's rules, don't deserve to live in it", The Evening Standard reported.
Ex-Apple employee predicts the failure of the iPhone
The Korean technology giant aims to lighten the effect of the global recall by recycling as much of recalled Note 7s as possible. Like previous Galaxy devices before it, the Note 7 sportings different components depending on which territory you buy it in.