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Venezuela elections 2018: A look at the key points

Venezuelans will head to the polls on May 20 to elect a new president and representatives for the state councils.

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Texas teen charged after deadly shooting in Santa Fe school

At least 10 people are killed and 10 others are wounded after gunman opens fire at school in US state of Texas.

Santa Fe High School

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Cuba: Three survivors after plane with 110 aboard crashes

Two days of national mourning declared after Boeing 737 crashes near Havana's Jose Marti airport, state media says.

Fire crews and ambulances

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Chile's bishops offer to resign en masse over sex abuse cover-up

In a leaked document, the pope blamed the Chilean church hierarchy for 'grave defects' in handling sex abuse cases.

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Hawaii's Kilauea volcano: When, why and what's next

Latest eruption from Mount Kilauea forces at least 1,700 residents to evacuate their homes.

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Trump tells North Korea's Kim to denuclearise or risk overthrow

US president says North Korea's Kim Jong-un could suffer same fate as Libya's Muammar Gaddafi over nuclear weapons.

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

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Hawaii: Kilauea eruption forces residents to seek shelter

Ash shoots 9,000 metres into the sky on Hawaii's Big Island following major Mount Kilauea volcanic eruption.

Kilauea eruption

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US Senate confirms Trump nominee Haspel as CIA chief

US Senate confirms Gina Haspel despite criticism over ties to torture programme used by CIA on 'terror' suspects.

Gina Haspel

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Top US and S Korean diplomats hold emergency call over N Korea

Call followed Pyongyang's cancellation of ministerial talks with Seoul and threats to pull out of the Trump-Kim summit.

Mike Pompeo and his South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha

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Sea otters 'stuck' despite US government protection

Experts worry marine mammals do not have enough space for population recovery despite successful conservation efforts.

Sea otters

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was re-elected as president on Sunday in an election marred by controversy.

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