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Venezuela sacks fifth opposition mayor in two weeks

The Supreme Court handed down a 15-month jail sentence to David Smolansky as US slaps Caracas with fresh sanctions.

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FBI raided Paul Manafort's home as part of Russia probe

Spokesman confirms FBI searched Paul Manafort's residence after US media reported agents seized documents in July raid.

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Pentagon warns North Korea against conflict initiation

Pentagon chief Mattis says Pyongyang's actions could lead to 'the end of its regime and the destruction of its people'.

Kim Jong-un

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Brazil's Temer demands removal of top prosecutor

Lawyers for president ask the Supreme Court to remove Brazil's prosecutor general from a corruption investigation.

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UN: Venezuela uses 'excessive force to crush dissent'

UN's rights office says Venezuela's security forces are responsible for at least 46 deaths in connection with protests.

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Trump official Gorka derided for US mosque attack claim

Trump remains silent but adviser Sebastian Gorka suggests Minnesota attack could have been staged.

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Venezuela launches manhunt for attackers of army base

The attackers of the base near city of Valencia said they are aiming to start an uprising against President Maduro.

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Google fires employee who authored anti-diversity memo

Google fires engineer of an internal memo defending the gender-gap in Silicon Valley tech jobs as a matter of biology.

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More than $84,000 raised after Minnesota mosque bombing

Director of Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center says 'good people outnumber one bad guy' after attack during morning prayers.

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Canada opposition demands end to Saudi arms sales

Canada investigates reports of Saudi Arabia using armoured trucks made near Toronto against civilians.

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Iran and Afghanistan top 2017 Basel AML Index

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Actors, writers quit White House committee over Trump

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Kian Loyd Delos Santos, 17, killed in drug crackdown

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Steve Bannon out as Trump's top strategist: White House

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Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

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Suspected al-Shabab attackers behead 3 in Kenya's Lamu

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