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U.S. expels Venezuelan diplomats in tit-for-tat move over unrest

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro greets suporters as he arrives at a rally with workers in Caracas February 25, 2014. The United States on Tuesday ordered three Venezuelan diplomats to leave in reprisal for President Nicolas Maduro's expulsion of three American embassy staff accused of fomenting unrest that has killed at least 13 people. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro greets suporters as he arrives at a rally with workers in Caracas February 25, 2014. The United States on Tuesday ordered three Venezuelan diplomats to leave in reprisal for President Nicolas Maduro's expulsion of...more

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro greets suporters as he arrives at a rally with workers in Caracas February 25, 2014. The United States on Tuesday ordered three Venezuelan diplomats to leave in reprisal for President Nicolas Maduro's expulsion of three American embassy staff accused of fomenting unrest that has killed at least 13 people. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro greets suporters as he arrives at a rally with workers in Caracas February 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro greets suporters as he arrives at a rally with workers in Caracas February 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro greets suporters as he arrives at a rally with workers in Caracas February 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Pedestrians walk past a wall covered with graffiti that reads, "No to the dictatorship of Maduro" at the district of Chacao in Caracas February 25, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in Caracas on Monday despite calls from within the opposition to rein in protests that have led to 13 deaths in Venezuela's worst unrest for a decade. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Pedestrians walk past a wall covered with graffiti that reads, "No to the dictatorship of Maduro" at the district of Chacao in Caracas February 25, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in Caracas on Monday...more

Pedestrians walk past a wall covered with graffiti that reads, "No to the dictatorship of Maduro" at the district of Chacao in Caracas February 25, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in Caracas on Monday despite calls from within the opposition to rein in protests that have led to 13 deaths in Venezuela's worst unrest for a decade. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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A man sweeps the floor next to a poster of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, with the word "dictator" written over it, at the Altamira Square in Caracas February 25, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in Caracas on Monday despite calls from within the opposition to rein in protests that have led to 13 deaths in Venezuela's worst unrest for a decade. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A man sweeps the floor next to a poster of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, with the word "dictator" written over it, at the Altamira Square in Caracas February 25, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in...more

A man sweeps the floor next to a poster of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, with the word "dictator" written over it, at the Altamira Square in Caracas February 25, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in Caracas on Monday despite calls from within the opposition to rein in protests that have led to 13 deaths in Venezuela's worst unrest for a decade. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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Residents walk past rubbish used as a barricade in the district of Chacao in Caracas February 25, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in Caracas on Monday despite calls from within the opposition to rein in protests that have led to 13 deaths in Venezuela's worst unrest for a decade. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Residents walk past rubbish used as a barricade in the district of Chacao in Caracas February 25, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in Caracas on Monday despite calls from within the opposition to rein in...more

Residents walk past rubbish used as a barricade in the district of Chacao in Caracas February 25, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in Caracas on Monday despite calls from within the opposition to rein in protests that have led to 13 deaths in Venezuela's worst unrest for a decade. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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A man drives his motorcycle past a graffiti reading 'S.O.S. Venezuela, Peace' at the district of Chacao in Caracas February 25, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in Caracas on Monday despite calls from within the opposition to rein in protests that have led to 13 deaths in Venezuela's worst unrest for a decade. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A man drives his motorcycle past a graffiti reading 'S.O.S. Venezuela, Peace' at the district of Chacao in Caracas February 25, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in Caracas on Monday despite calls from within...more

A man drives his motorcycle past a graffiti reading 'S.O.S. Venezuela, Peace' at the district of Chacao in Caracas February 25, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in Caracas on Monday despite calls from within the opposition to rein in protests that have led to 13 deaths in Venezuela's worst unrest for a decade. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a march of elderly protesters in downtown Caracas February 23, 2014. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout via Reuters

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a march of elderly protesters in downtown Caracas February 23, 2014. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout via Reuters

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a march of elderly protesters in downtown Caracas February 23, 2014. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout via Reuters
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