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Trump administration moves to tighten squeeze on Venezuelan government

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A man in Caracas on Monday holds a newspaper reporting the reelection of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. (Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images) The Trump administration on Monday barred …

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US sends powerful warship to Japan amid looming Trump-Kim summit

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The U.S. guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG69) arrives to join Forward Deployed Naval Forces at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Japan May 22, 2018.  (REUTERS/Issei …

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Trump aides growing skeptical of Kim summit as South Korea’s President visits

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Re-elected, Venezuela’s Maduro faces global criticism, U.S. sanctions

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CARACAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Critics at home and abroad on Monday denounced the re-election of Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolas Maduro as a farce cementing autocracy, while the …

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Danish minister says Muslims fasting for Ramadan pose danger

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A Danish government minister has asserted that Muslims shouldn’t work during Ramadan because the monthlong fasting period poses safety hazards in some professions and makes the …

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Mike Pompeo threatens Iran with ‘strongest sanctions in history’

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CLOSE Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a steep list of demands Monday that he said should be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to …

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Royal Wedding photos: first official pictures of Duke and Duchess of Sussex released | UK news

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The first official photos of the newly married Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been released by Kensington Palace. Taken by Alexi Lubomirski, the photos include …

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Venezuela’s Maduro wins second term amid electoral fraud claims

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CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan officials declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday’s presidential election, while his leading challenger questioned the legitimacy of …

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Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has …

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Cuba begins to bury its dead as questions raised over plane crash

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Havana: As Cubans held a funeral for an art instructor and her small child who were killed in Cuba’s worst plane crash since 1989, authorities revealed that …