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Venezuela's Maduro says he's ready to negotiate as Trump calls Guaidó

Venezuela's Maduro says he's ready to negotiate as Trump calls Guaidó

World
Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's embattled president, told Russian state media he's ready to negotiate with the country's opposition and claimed he's in talks to set up international mediation to help resolve the crisis. But hours later, his offer was rejected by opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who said he would only engage in dialogue with the "real holders of power" in the country and said Maduro was the only person responsible for the humanitarian crisis in the country. Guaidó, the president of the National Assembly who was sworn in as interim president last week among thousands of supporters, addressed crowds again Wednesday at a hospital in Caracas. Thousands of people joined his call for national protests, taking to the streets in a national walkout, and supporters cheered...
Transfer news and football gossip: Marko Arnautovic set to stay at West Ham after China move collapses, Callum Hudson-Odoi ready to reject new Chelsea deal

Transfer news and football gossip: Marko Arnautovic set to stay at West Ham after China move collapses, Callum Hudson-Odoi ready to reject new Chelsea deal

Sports
talkSPORT.com round up all the biggest transfer news and latest football gossip from Saturday’s papers and online… All the latest football news and gossip Callum Hudson-Odoi is ready to reject the Blues’ bumper contract offer worth £85,000 a week and hold out for a move to German giants Bayern Munich as he feels he can develop his game more playing in the Bundesliga. (Mail on Sunday) West Ham forward Marco Arnautovic’s lucrative move to China has collapsed after an unnamed club pulled out of the proposed £45m deal. (FULL STORY) Chelsea have asked Spanish champions Barcelona about their £100m-rated Brazil and former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 26. (Daily Expres...
Britain declares its F-35B fighters ready for combat

Britain declares its F-35B fighters ready for combat

Business
Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Britain's defense minister declared its new fleet of nine F-35B Lightning fighter planes combat-ready. "The incredible F-35 jets are ready for operations, a transformed Typhoon [a fighter plane about to go out of service] has the power to dominate the skies into the 2040s, and we continue to look even further into an ambitious future," Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson said on Thursday as he visited the Royal Air Force base in Marnham, England. He added that the short-take-off, vertical-landing versions of the Lockheed-Martin-built F-35 are ready for overseas deployment. Seventeen more will be built for the British military in the $ 700 million contract, and the government is committed to purchasing 138 more in the next 30 years. The Royal Air Force and Royal Navy will ...
Tottenham: New stadium not ready until at least March

Tottenham: New stadium not ready until at least March

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Tottenham say their new stadium will not be ready to host matches until at least March.Spurs were originally scheduled to move into the new White Hart Lane stadium in September but the project has suffered construction delays."I should like to apologise to our fans and thank you for your continued patience," said Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy. More to follow. Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport - Sport
Archbishop says Pope ready to visit North Korea if Kim sends invitation

Archbishop says Pope ready to visit North Korea if Kim sends invitation

World
SEOUL, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- South Korean Archbishop Kim Hee-jung said Friday that Pope Francis is ready to visit North Korea if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sends an official invitation. "The visit can happen anytime if North Korea sends an invitation to pope," said Kim at a news conference held at Gwangju Archdiocese in the southern city of Gwangju, Yonhap News reported. "I saw U.S. news reports saying the pope's travel plan for next year doesn't include a trip to North Korea. But we never know. If pope wants, he can go anytime," he said. Kim added that pope's visit can provide a "nice opportunity" for Kim because it can encourage him to "give up nuclear weapons" and sharing his pledge for denuclearization with pope could also help other countries have faith in his promise. Kim said that ...