Mexico President Accuses DEA of Fabricating General’s Case

One day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against its former defense secretary, Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” the accusations against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

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Veto Override, Stimulus Boost Stall in Senate on New Year’s Eve

As 2020 and President Donald Trump’s single term in office draw to a close, the Senate spent the last day of a tumultuous year debating whether to override his veto of the $740 billion defense spending bill or approve $2,000 stimulus checks, with no real movement on either.

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China Condemns New US Hong Kong Sanctions, Taiwan Arms Sale

China lashed out at the U.S. on Tuesday over new American sanctions against Chinese officials for their actions in Hong Kong, along with the sale of more U.S. military equipment to Taiwan, moves touching on two of the most sensitive issues in the increasingly contentious relationship between the nations.

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