Furious Venezuela rips Trump 'aggressions' after U.S. sanctions

Venezuela's leftist government let rip against U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday, blasting a fresh round of U.S. sanctions and his strong condemnation of the South American country as relations again sour between the ideological foes.

The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the chief judge and seven other members of Venezuela's Supreme Court on Thursday as punishment for annulling the opposition-led Congress earlier this year, U.S. officials said.The new sanctions package was aimed at stepping up pressure on the leftist government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his loyalists following a crackdown on street protests and his efforts to consolidate his rule over the South American oil-producing country.Durin...