INTERVIEW-Venezuela opposition leader urges fast action to oust president CARACAS, Jan 29- Venezuela's opposition must define within weeks its strategy for ending Nicolas Maduro's presidency given the OPEC nation's "monstrous" economic crisis, opposition leader Henrique Capriles believes. Having won control of the National Assembly last month due to voter ire at Venezuela's punishing recession, the opposition coalition has...
| By: Andrew Cawthorne and Diego Ore
Donald Trump's campaign says he'll skip Thursday debate Trump has threatened in the past to skip debates, but his latest remarks were his strongest statement yet that he would not participate, the New York Times reports.
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SandRidge Energy explores debt restructuring options-sources Jan 25- SandRidge Energy Inc is exploring debt restructuring options, according to people familiar with the matter, as the heavily indebted U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company struggles with the fallout from plunging energy prices. Debtwire had reported on Jan. 13, also citing unnamed sources, that SandRidge- which produces oil and gas from shale...
| By: Mike Stone and Jessica DiNapoli
Spanish regulator urges removal of obstacle to Uber's return MADRID, Jan 21- Taxi-hailing service Uber could see a temporary ban in Spain overturned after a regulator said on Thursday it had asked the government to remove restrictions on its service, saying they were anti-competitive. Uber, embroiled in disputes with authorities around the world after aggressive international expansion, suspended its service in...
Facebook adds Android app support for anonymity service Tor WASHINGTON, Jan 19- Users of Facebook Inc's Android app can now privately browse the world's largest social network through the anonymity service Tor, the company said on Tuesday. The feature expands a collaboration that allowed Facebook users to directly access its site via Tor's browser on personal computers. Kate Krauss, a spokeswoman for the Tor Project, a...
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The Latest: Massachusetts man freed from Iran returns home TEHRAN, Iran— The latest developments as Iran and world powers implement a landmark deal reached last year to curb Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of international sanctions. The Boston Globe reports that family greeted 30- year-old Matthew Trevithick early Sunday evening when he landed at Boston's Logan Airport.
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The Latest: Massachusetts man freed from Iraq returns home TEHRAN, Iran— The latest developments as Iran and world powers implement a landmark deal reached last year to curb Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of international sanctions. The Boston Globe reports that family greeted 30- year-old Matthew Trevithick early Sunday evening when he landed at Boston's Logan Airport.
Source: The Associated Press
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UPDATE 3-Venezuela decrees 'economic emergency,' reveals depth of crisis CARACAS, Jan 15- Venezuela's socialist government decreed an "economic emergency" on Friday that will expand its powers and published the first data in a year that shows the depth of a recession fueled by low oil prices and a sputtering state-led model. Venezuela's oil-dependent economy is forecast to perform abysmally again in 2016. Maduro lost control of the...
| By: Andrew Cawthorne and Alexandra Ulmer