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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...
DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach says he's leaving Twitter due to 'suspicious activity'

DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach says he's leaving Twitter due to 'suspicious activity'

Finance
Jeffrey Gundlach is ditching Twitter. The founder of DoubleLine Capital said in a tweet late on Sunday he would be deleting his account "due to suspicious activity." The tweet did not elaborate on the suspicious activity Gundlach was referring to. Gundlach's account, which has the handle "@TruthGundlach," has been online since May 2017. Gundlach has used it to express his views on everything from financial markets to income taxes. Most recently, Gundlach tweeted on Saturday: "To all people presently banging th...
Sir Billy Connolly says sorry to fans and declares he's 'not dying'

Sir Billy Connolly says sorry to fans and declares he's 'not dying'

Entertainment
Sir Billy Connolly has assured fans he is "not dead" in a musical message after a programme documenting his battles with cancer and Parkinson's. The comments in a social media post follow a BBC programme called Billy Connolly: Made In Scotland which gave an update on his health problems and revealed his life was "slipping away".Reviewing his life in comedy for the show, Sir Billy said he felt "near the end", but insisted he was unafraid of what awaited him.But on Saturday, in an upbeat message released on social media, the comedy stalwart and talented folk musician told fans he was very much alive. As he strummed his banjo in what appeared to be his new home state of Florida, the comedian, who was born in Glasgow, said: "Not dying, not dead, not slipping away. Sorry if I ...
Bears QB Trubisky (shoulder) says he's ready to return

Bears QB Trubisky (shoulder) says he's ready to return

Sports
Quarterback Mitch Trubisky of the Chicago Bears said on Wednesday that he expects to play on Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. Trubisky has missed the last two games because of a right shoulder injury. "I do (expect to play), just have to show coach (Mike Nagy)," Trubisky said, according to NFL Network's Stacey Dales. "I feel confident that I'll be ready to go. "Arm feels really good. Just throwing as much as they'll let me and taking care of it. I'm just making sure I'm 100 percent when I get back out there." Chase Daniel started the two games in place of Trubisky, a victory over the Detroit Lions and an overtime loss to the New York Giants. Nagy was optimistic when talking about Trubisky's availability. "I feel strong that he will play, but I have to see more," Nagy said. "I fe...