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Venezuela's Opposition-run Congress Defies Government Over Ban

Venezuela's opposition-run National Assembly defied President Nicolas Maduro's government and ratcheted up a conflict of powers Thursday by reinstating three lawmakers banned over fraud accusations in the December parliamentary vote. With the OPEC member mired in economic crisis, Venezuela's opposition has become more militant in recent days, trying to replace Supreme Court judges it deems biased and protesting in the streets to demand a recall referendum against Maduro. In...

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