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2 dead as Venezuela protests turn violent outside capital

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Caracas, May 16 (AP) - A day that began with largely peaceful protests against Venezuela's socialist govern-ment took a violent turn Monday as fierce clashes between state security and demonstrators killed at least two people.
Thousands hauled folding chairs, beach umbrellas and protest signs onto main roads for a 12-hour "sit-in against the dictatorship," the latest in a month and a half of street demonstrations that have resulted in dozens of deaths.
Protests in Caracas against President...
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New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke: North Korea

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North Korea on Monday boasted of a successful weekend launch of a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. Outsiders also saw a significant technological jump, with the test-fire apparently flying higher and for a longer time period than any other...
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Philippine lawmakers kill impeachment case against Duterte

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Manila, May 15 (AP) - Philippine lawmakers on Monday killed an impeachment complaint accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of crimes against humanity for the thousands of people who have died in his anti-drug crackdown.
The Justice Committee of the House of Representatives, which is dominated by...
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Toshiba reports massive loss for year over Westinghouse woes

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Tokyo, May 15 (AP) - Toshiba, whose U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse has filed for bankruptcy protection, is reporting a 950 billion yen ($8.4 billion) net loss for the fiscal year ended March.
The Japanese electronics giant's results have failed to win auditors' approval from the previous quarter...
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For Palestinians in Lebanon, 69 years of despair

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Sidon, May 14 (AP)- Ahmad Dawoud recalls the day 10 years ago when a Lebanese soldier asked to search his taxi. Then 17, the Palestinian didn't wait for the soldier to find the weapons hidden in the trunk.
He jumped from the car and fled into the nearby Palestinian refugee camp, where the...
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