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  • CARACAS, Jan 30- The struggle for control of Venezuela intensified on Wednesday, as the government prepared an investigation that could lead to the arrest of opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido, who has called for new street protests. Venezuela's Supreme Court imposed a travel ban on Guaido and froze his bank accounts in...

  • President Donald Trump intends to include Congress in any effort to pull back on its control over mortgage finance firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a White House official said on Tuesday. Since the 2007-2009 global financial crises, Congress and government officials have sought ways to move on from the federal takeover of Fannie and Freddie, calling the...

  • A pedestrian walks past stock and currency indicators being displayed in a window of a securities company in Tokyo on October 1, 2018.

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC on Thursday that the U.S. is "miles and miles" from a trade deal with China, adding the two countries have "lots and lots of issues."

  • Neuticles are silicone implants for male dogs to replace testicles after neutering.

    The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government shutdown, which has left 800,000 workers without pay.

  • President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 4, 2019.

    Still, it's not clear whether the administration will move forward to publicly announce a new plan of its own, or wait for Democrats in Congress to bring their own infrastructure proposal out first.

  • President Donald Trump speaks during the Missile Defense Review announcement at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2019.

    The unclassified report is believed to have been delayed because of sensitivities about framing threats posed by foreign powers.

  • House Speaker designate Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. President Donald Trump as they meet with her and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., December 11, 2018.

    Trump is "actually the kind of negotiator that as a hostage negotiator I had to learn how to get the upper hand on, without making them mad, without making it worse," ex-FBI negotiator and Black Swan Group CEO Chris Voss says.

  • CARACAS, Jan 15- Venezuela's opposition-run Congress declared President Nicolas Maduro a "usurper" on Tuesday, and the U.S. government indicated its support for an opposition leader, ratcheting up pressure on the socialist president as he embarks on a disputed second term. President Donald Trump's administration was considering recognizing the leader of...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 10- As the partial U.S. government shutdown neared the end of its 20th day, President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats remained divided over his demands for funding a U.S.- Mexico border wall, with a prompt resolution looking unlikely. Under the Constitution, Congress holds the power to make decisions about spending U.S. taxpayers' money.

  • Pence: No decision on declaring national emergency

    CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on the latest news coming out of the White House.

  • President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017.

    The partial government shutdown becomes the second longest in history — its 18th day — with little signs of progress.

  • Tax refunds will be issued despite government shutdown

    CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on news that the IRS will issue tax refunds this year despite the partial government shutdown and news that Vice President Mike Pence said President Trump has invited Democrats to visit the White House.

  • President Donald Trump (C) inspects border wall prototypes in San Diego, California on March 13, 2018.

    Trump will "meet with those on the frontlines of the national security and humanitarian crisis" at the southern border, White House press secretary Sanders said.

  • President Donald Trump speaks to the media before departing the White House for Camp David on January 6, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chris Kleponis - Pool/Getty Images)

    The stalemate between Trump and congressional Democrats is now in its 17th day.

  • Led by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill in the House of Representatives last week to reopen the government without wall funding. "This is a very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are," Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for a short trip to the Camp David presidential...

  • Led by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill in the House of Representatives last week to reopen the government without wall funding. "This is a very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are," Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for a short trip to the Camp David presidential...

  • Led by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill in the House of Representatives last week to reopen the government without wall funding. "This is a very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are," Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for a short trip to the Camp David presidential...

  • Democrats, led by new Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, consider the wall to be immoral and have declined to approve the $5.6 billion Trump wants to make good on the signature promise of his 2016 presidential campaign. The debate was a "very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are,"...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democrats would pass new legislation to try to reopen parts of the government next week after talks between the Trump administration and Democratic negotiators on Saturday failed to end a two-week partial government shutdown. President Donald Trump is demanding $5.6 billion to build a wall along the U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- Senior Trump administration officials and Democratic congressional staffers failed on Saturday to break a deadlock over a proposed border wall and end a two-week-old partial government shutdown, but will meet again on Sunday. President Donald Trump is demanding $5.6 billion to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico but Democrats in...