Federal prosecutors to announce drug charges against Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro

DNY59/iStock(NEW YORK) — Federal prosecutors in New York will announce drug charges Thursday against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other government officials, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News.

The charges include narco-terrorism conspiracy, cocaine importation conspiracy and weapons possession conspiracy. Geoffrey Berman, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, will formally discuss the charges at a news conference.

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US sanctions Chinese officials over Uighur abuses

iStock/Oleksii Liskonih(WASHINGTON) — BY: CONOR FINNEGAN In a historic step, the Trump administration has sanctioned four Chinese officials and a regional security agency for the Chinese government’s repressive campaign against ethnic minorities. The economic penalties and visa