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    In final week, Trump aims to flip Democrat strongholds

    Agence France-Presse . Eau Claire, United States | Updated at 12:41am on November 03, 2016

    Republican Donald Trump has spent much of the past week in enemy territory, desperate to poach a Democratic state and carve a perilously narrow path...

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    Venezuela's Maduro meets opposition at Vatican-led talks

    Reuters | Updated at 10:15am on October 31, 2016

    Venezuela's unpopular socialist leader Nicolas Maduro shook hands with opposition leaders at Vatican-convened talks on Sunday, but his wary foes threatened to...

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    Maduro warns Venezuelan legislators over 'political trial'

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:05am on October 29, 2016

    Venezuela's socialist president threatened on Friday to jail legislators if the opposition-controlled congress goes ahead with a symbolic ‘political trial’ accusing him of trampling on...

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    IS kills hundreds, kidnaps thousands in Mosul: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:47pm on October 28, 2016

    Islamic State fighters have killed more than 250 people and kidnapped nearly 8,000 families around Mosul in recent days as Iraqi troops advanced on the...

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    Venezuela protests, strike threat raise heat on Maduro

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 11:30pm on October 27, 2016

    Venezuela’s opposition ratcheted up the pressure on president Nicolas Maduro at mass protests on Wednesday, announcing plans for a new march and general strike...

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    Venezuela protests against Maduro escalate, dozens injured

    Reuters | Updated at 09:50am on October 27, 2016

    Venezuela's increasingly militant opposition stepped up its push to oust leftist leader Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday with protests that drew hundreds of thousands but also...

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    Venezuela, opposition announce dialogue as standoff worsens

    Reuters | Updated at 09:05am on October 25, 2016

    Venezuela's socialist government and the opposition on Monday announced talks for the weekend to deal with a political standoff that has intensified since the suspension...

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    More than 170 inmates break out of Haiti jail

    BBC | Updated at 09:53am on October 23, 2016

    More than 170 inmates have escaped from a Haitian prison in Arcahaie, 45km (30 miles) north of the capital Port-au-Prince.The inmates stole five rifles; a...

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    Women in Argentina protest after rape, murder of teenager

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50am on October 20, 2016

    Tens of thousands of women across Argentina protested gender-related violence on Wednesday after the rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl in a coastal town...

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    25 killed in Brazil prison clashes

    BBC | Updated at 10:54am on October 17, 2016

    At least 25 inmates have been killed in clashes between two rival factions in an overcrowded prison in northern Brazil...

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