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MH370 search satellite spots 122 objects

A satellite scanning the Indian Ocean for remnants of a missing Malaysia Airlines jet has found a possible plane debris field containing 122 objects.

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Venezuela arrests generals 'plotting coup

Three Venezuelan air force generals accused of plotting a coup against the leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro have been arrested amid a widening crackdown on the opposition.

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US agents sent home from Netherlands

The Secret Service sent three agents home from the Netherlands just before US President Barack Obama's arrival after one agent was found inebriated in an Amsterdam hotel, the Secret Service has said.

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US criticises Saudi denial of reporter visa

The White House said it was "deeply disappointed" and a journalists' group said it was outraged after Saudi Arabia denied a visa to a US citizen working for Israeli newspaper the  Jerusalem Post to cover President Barack Obama's trip to the kingdom later this week.

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Bin Laden son-in-law guilty of terrorism

Abu Ghaith's lawyer promised to appeal the guilty verdict A US jury has reached a guilty verdict in a terrorism-related case against a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden.

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Obama to propose ending NSA phone call sweep

US President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress to end the bulk collection and storage of phone records by the National Security Agency (NSA) but allow the government to access the "metadata" when needed, a senior administration official has said.

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Two killed in US naval base shooting

A sailor was fatally shot and killed at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia and security forces have killed the male civilian suspect, a base spokeswoman said.

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Death toll rises in Venezuela protests

A National Guard soldier and a pregnant woman have been killed in the latest protest-related violence in Venezuela, authorities said.

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Death toll rises in Washington landslide

US authorities say the death toll from a massive landslide in rural Washington state has doubled to eight.

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Chileans rally to demand promised reforms

Tens of thousands of protesters have marched in Chile to press Michelle Bachelet to follow through on ambitious reforms she pledged before assuming the presidency less than two weeks ago.

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