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Opposition mayor arrested in Venezuela

Venezuelan intelligence agents have arrested the opposition mayor of San Cristobal for "civil rebellion," accusing him of stoking violence in the city hit harder than anywhere by more than a month of unrest.

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Bin Laden son-in-law unexpectedly testifies

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Suleiman Abu Ghaith, has unexpectedly testified at his trial on terrorism-related charges and denied that he had any role in al-Qaeda plots against the United States.

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US and Russia in tit-for-tat Crimea sanctions

Obama announced new sanctions against prominent RussiansUS President President Barack Obama announced new sanctions against prominent Russians, including close allies of President Vladimir Putin, as Moscow raced to complete its annexation of Crimea.

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Former Bogota mayor's dismissal approved

Colombia's Council of State approved the dismissal of Gustavo Petro as mayor of Bogota, the most important elected position in the country after the presidency.

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Mexico cartel member held in organ theft case

Police in Mexico's western state of Michoacan have arrested an alleged member of the Knights Templar cartel on suspicion of kidnapping children to harvest their organs.

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St Patrick's parades held in US amid gay row

About one million spectators, mostly dressed in green, streamed into New York for its St Patrick's Day Parade, even as the city's mayor and beer companies that previously sponsored the event dropped out after organisers excluded gay groups.

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Epic discovery bolsters 'Big Bang' theory

A United States-led team of astronomers have discovered what many consider the holy grail of their field: ripples in the fabric of space-time that are echoes of the massive expansion of the universe that took place just after the Big Bang.

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Venezuelan soldiers storm protester base

Venezuelan soldiers have stormed a protest site in the capital Caracas to evict demonstrators who had turned it into a stronghold against the rule of President Nicolas Maduro.

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El Salvador confirms leftist presidential win

El Salvador's electoral court has confirmed the victory of ruling-party candidate Salvador Sanchez Ceren in the presidential election a week ago and thrown out his rival's request to annul the tight contest.

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Strong earthquake jolts Chile's north coast

A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake shook Chile's northern Pacific shore, and authorities said more than 100,000 people briefly evacuated some coastal areas as a precaution. Only minor damage was reported.

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