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A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro tries to take the camera of a photographer away, during clashes with opposition supporters outside the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) in Caracas, Venezuela March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Venezuela court takes over Congress, rivals cry foul

CARACAS - Venezuelan opposition leaders accused President Nicolas Maduro of being a "dictator" and perpetrating a "coup" after the pro-government Supreme Court took over the functions of Congress.


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Pentagon responds to criticism over civilian deaths in Mosul blast

The Pentagon on Thursday said it would soon release a video showing Islamic State militants herding civilians into a building in the Iraqi city of Mosul and then firing from it, the U.S. military's latest response to an outcry over a separate explosion thought to have killed scores of civilians.

Russian 'propaganda on steroids' aimed at 2016 U.S. election: lawmaker

Russia mounted a campaign of "propaganda on steroids" seeking to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Thursday, listing several areas of concern about possible links to Republican Donald Trump's campaign.

N.J. Democrats divided on renewing 'Bridgegate' probe into Christie

A day after two former allies of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were sentenced to prison in the "Bridgegate" scandal, a state lawmaker who helped uncover the scheme to cause massive traffic jams over a political slight wants to keep pushing for answers to the two biggest unanswered questions.



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