Riot, Fire Break Out at Venezuela Police Station

Authorities were investigating a riot and fire at a Venezuelan police station Wednesday where relatives said dozens of detainees were being kept in squalid conditions and were feared dead.  Officials offered no information on what happened or whether there were any casualties, and police clashed with relatives who gathered outside the station, demanding information on …

Former US Diplomat Appointed UN Political Chief  

The U.N. secretary-general on Wednesday appointed a former U.S. career diplomat to be the organization’s political chief. Antonio Guterres named Rosemary DiCarlo as undersecretary-general for political affairs. She is the first woman to hold the position. Since August 2015, DiCarlo has been president of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy and a senior fellow …