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Venezuelans escape to Spain and ask to return old favour

Decades ago, Spaniards fled the Franco dictatorship to build new lives in Venezuela. Times have changed.

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Trump Says He's Not to Blame If Republicans Lose House

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if Republicans lose the House in November. Trump said he believes he is "helping" Republican candidates as he campaigns ahead of crucial midterm elections next month. With Republicans facing headwinds, Trump said he thinks the GOP is "going to do well," arguing that "it feels to ...

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Venezuela crisis hits food markets and a morgue

Shortages, inflation and power cuts are causing misery in Venezuela's oil-rich Zulia state.

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Venezuela 'frees Lorent Saleh amid suicide concerns'

Lorent Saleh, 30, has been freed and flown to Spain after four years in prison, officials say.

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Judge Wants Sentencing for Manafort Before Cooperation Ends

The judge in one of Paul Manafort's criminal cases threw a wrench Thursday into special counsel Robert Mueller's plans for the former Trump campaign ...

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Yemisi Adegoke meets the 100-year-old man on death row

Celestine Egbunuche has been dubbed Nigeria's "oldest prisoner" amid a campaign calling for his release.

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Fernando Albán: Venezuela protests over jailed opposition lawmaker's death

Venezuela's government says Fernando Albán killed himself but the opposition says he was murdered.

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Saudi Crown Prince: ‘We Did Our Job’ Replacing Iranian Oil

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the kingdom has met its promise to Washington to make up for Iranian crude oil supplies lost through U.S. sanctions. “The request that America made to Saudi Arabia and other OPEC countries is to be sure that if there is any loss of supply from Iran, that we will supply that. And that happened,” Prince ...

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Indonesia earthquake: Prison-break inmate hands himself in

A prisoner has returned to finish his sentence after escaping from a prison in Palu.

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US Vice President: China 'Meddling in America's Democracy'

The United States is making its most pointed allegations yet that China is targeting the American political system, claiming it is an attempt to ...

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Trump Meets with Chilean Leader at White House

President Donald Trump met Friday with President Sebastian Pinera of Chile at the White House for talks that focused on trade, security and the ...

International Criminal Court urged to investigate Venezuela for alleged crimes against humanity

Five South American countries and Canada want Venezuela placed under investigation as a humanitarian crisis continues to roil the country.

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Venezuela crisis: Maduro willing to 'shake hands' with Trump

The Venezuelan leader also used an unexpected UN visit to accuse the US of trying to overthrow him.

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Neighbors Refer Venezuela to Criminal Court in ‘Historic’ Rebuke

Argentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru have urged the International Criminal Court to investigate abuses in Venezuela. Here’s what that means.

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UN Court Asked to Probe Venezuela; Maduro Defiant

Six nations made the unprecedented move Wednesday of asking the U.N.’s International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela for possible crimes against humanity, even as President Nicolas Maduro made an unexpected trip to the world body’s ...

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UK PM calls for jailed mum to be released

Theresa May makes a plea for a British-Iranian woman to be freed in talks with Iran's president.

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Trump: Venezuelan Socialist President Easily Toppled

President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro could be easily toppled by a military coup and the U.S stepped up ...

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US Puts Sanctions on Venezuela First Lady, Other Officials

The Trump administration on Tuesday slapped financial sanctions on four members of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s inner circle, including his wife and the nation’s vice president, on allegations of corruption.   As part of the actions, the U.S. barred Americans from doing business with and will seize any financial assets in the U.S. ...

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Venezuela crisis: Chinese hospital ship docks for a week

Thousands of patients struggling with the collapse of the health system will receive free treatment. /
Suge Knight sentenced to 28 years in prison after reaching plea deal in murder case

  Suge Knight is heading to prison for a very long time. The former Death Row Records head whose legal name is Marion Knight, was sentenced to 28 years in state prison on Thursday. The 53-year-old reached a plea deal in the incident that left one man dead (Terry Carter)  and another seriously injured (Cle […] The post Suge Knight ...

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