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Venezuela rallies Maduro supporters after thwarted attack

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Caracas, Aug 7 (AP) - Pro-government factions mobilized thousands of Venezuelans dressed in red - the color of the ruling socialist party - onto the streets of the capital on Monday in a bid to show the country remains united around President Nicolas Maduro after what the government described as a thwarted assassination at-tempt.
"This river of red," Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza declared as the crowd waved flags and carried posters with Maduro's image. "It could have been another red...
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11 dead, nearly 70 wounded in weekend violence in Chicago

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Chicago, Aug 7 (AP) - At least 11 people were shot to death and about 70 wounded in a weekend burst of vio-lence in Chicago that instantly became a political issue when President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, blamed the carnage on longtime Democratic rule in the city.
Police on Monday...
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5 killed after plane nosedived into California parking lot

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Santa Ana, Aug 7 (AP) - On a breezy morning, Floria Hakimi smiled as her photo was snapped on the steps leading up to a small plane that was supposed to usher her to a workshop for real estate agents in Southern Cal-ifornia.
"Flying out to LA," she posted on her Instagram account with the photo...
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Indonesia returns yacht seized in graft probe

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Kuala Lumpur, Aug 7 (AP) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Monday that Indonesia has handed over a yacht allegedly bought with money stolen from the multibillion-dollar looting of a state invest-ment fund.
In a Facebook video, Mahathir thanked Indonesia's government and President...
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Human rights group opposes moving Rohingya to island camp

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Bangkok, Aug 6 (AP) - A human rights group urged Bangladesh's government on Monday to abandon plans to relocate Rohingya Muslim refugees to a small, uninhabited island said to be at severe risk of serious flooding.
Human Rights Watch said in a report released in Bangkok, Thailand, that...
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