British Prime Minister Theresa
May's government suffered a defeat in parliament on Tuesday when
lawmakers who oppose leaving the European Union without a deal
won a vote on creating a fresh obstacle to a no-deal Brexit.
British lawmakers will begin
voting on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal at 1900 GMT
on Jan. 15, the opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday, citing
a copy of the provisional schedule for the debate.
The United States
imposed sanctions that target a Venezuelan currency exchange
network scheme that siphoned off billions of dollars to corrupt
insiders of the Venezuelan government, the U.S. Treasury
Department said on Tuesday.