RT News - August 1, 2017 (12:00 MSK)

Washington sanctions Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro, targeting his private assets - but, for the moment, avoiding going after the country's oil sector. White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has been fired - less than two weeks after getting the job. It's the latest in a series of reshuffles in Team Trump - sparking speculation of chaos in his cabinet. Hackers break into 30 voting machines - most still in use in the US - during a cyber-security challenge in Las Vegas.