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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday he has asked the United Nations to help the South American nation alleviate medicine shortages, which have become increasingly severe as the oil-producing nation's economic crisis accelerates. Maduro did not specify the type of aid he requested, although he stressed that the U.N. has knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry. Maduro earlier on Friday met with Jessica Faieta, Assistant Administrator and Director of the U.N. Development Program, according to state television.
ABC News' Rick Klein has the latest developments as Republicans scramble to get enough votes for the AHCA.
On Friday, March 24, 2017, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer hosts the daily press briefing with the White House press corp.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For a man who doesn't like the spotlight, the chairman of the House intelligence committee has secured himself a place in it.
British police named the man who killed three people near parliament before being shot dead as Khalid Masood, saying he had a string of criminal convictions but none for terrorism-related offences. Masood, 52, was born in Kent to the southeast of London and had been most recently living in central England, London police said. "Masood was not the subject of any current investigations and there was no prior intelligence about his intent to mount a terrorist attack," they said in a statement.
Three people were killed in the London terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament -- two members of the public and a police officer. Police said 40 were injured after the attacker ploughed a car along a pavement on a bridge before stabbing the police officer outside the parliament. The police officer killed has been named as 48-year-old Keith Palmer, a husband and father who was part of the parliamentary protection force.
Matt Damon is more than just an actor, he's a father, husband and also an activist. Damon has faith, seeing his own children, that the environment is top of mind with the next generation.
LONDON (Reuters) - Police are still searching for one of the two people believed to have launched Wednesday's attack outside the British parliament building, assistant editor of the Daily Telegraph newspaper Christopher Hope tweeted, citing senior government sources. A BBC journalist said two assailants were believed to have been in a vehicle involved in the attack. "BBC understands from multiple sources two assailants in vehicle on Westminster Bridge," BBC correspondent Dominic Casciani said on Twitter. (Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Stephen Addison)
The former first daughter was named a recipient of Variety's Power of Women luncheon next month, much to the chagrin of Twitter.
We're now less than four weeks away from witnessing the official unveiling of Samsung's next-generation flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Of course, by the time March 29th finally rolls around, there will be precious little left to actually unveil. Months of leaks and rumors led up to this past Wednesday, when BGR exclusively posted the most revealing photos yet of Samsung's unreleased Galaxy S8. Those photos showed nearly every inch of the upcoming new Galaxy S8 handset, including the clearest view yet of the phone with its big, beautiful display turned on. That huge leak was hardly the end of the road, however. We can expect even more leaked photos and videos of...
Elvis Redzepagic reportedly told the law enforcement authorities that he was ready to strap a bomb and sacrifice himself while he attempted to enter Syria from Turkey.
FBI Director James Comey has asked the Justice Department to publicly refute President Donald Trump's explosive accusation that Barack Obama tapped his phones, US media reported on Sunday. The New York Times, citing senior US officials, first reported that Comey believes Trump's unsubstantiated claim about his predecessor to be false. Comey made the request on Saturday because "there is no evidence to support it, and it insinuates that the FBI broke the law," the paper reported the officials as saying.
TOKYO (AP) - China's announcement that it has suspended North Korean coal imports may have been its first test of whether the Trump administration is ready to do something about a major, and mutual, security problem: North Korea's nukes. While China is Pyongyang's biggest enabler, it is also the biggest outside agent of regime-challenging change - just not in the way Washington has wanted.