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Venezuela's President: Some opposition parties to be barred from 2018 election

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that some of the main opposition parties will not be allowed to run in next year's presidential election.

Sunday, Dec 10

13th dismembered foot found on beach

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A man walking his dog on a British Columbia beach this week made a grisly discovery: A foot in a shoe, along with part of a lower leg. Adding to the mystery is that it is the 13th foot to wash up on the Canadian province's coastline over…

Wednesday, Dec 6

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Explosion likely killed crew of Argentine submarine, defense minister says

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The Argentine military believes an explosion caused last month's disappearance of a naval submarine and that its 44 crew members perished in the South Atlantic, Defense Minister Oscar Aguad said.

Monday, Dec 4

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Honduras begins vote recount in unresolved election

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Honduras' electoral commission announced a recount of some votes cast in last week's unresolved election, which prompted days of unrest that has claimed lives, and forced the government to impose a nightly curfew in an attempt to control…

Friday, Dec 1

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'No chance of survival' for crew of Argentine submarine, navy official says

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There is "no chance of survival" for the 44 crew members aboard the missing Argentine submarine, a navy official said Friday, one day after his agency called off its rescue operation and shifted focus to recovering the wayward vessel.

Thursday, Nov 30

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Venezuela arrests former oil bosses in corruption purge

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Two former executives for Venezuelan national oil company PDVSA have been detained in an anti-corruption crackdown, Venezuelan Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Thursday.

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The nation that's losing its teachers

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Over 400 professors and staff have left one of Venezuela's top universities as hundreds of thousands of citizens flee the South American nation, seeking refuge from country's humanitarian crisis.

Wednesday, Nov 29

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Missing sub: What we know

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Efforts to locate an Argentine submarine that has been missing since last week have been ramped up dramatically by a multinational search team of boats and planes, the country's navy says.

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Missing Argentine sub: New timeline released

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The Argentine military Tuesday released its most detailed timeline yet in this month's disappearance of a naval submarine, saying that the vessel first reported a battery short-circuit roughly 10 hours before an explosion-like sound was…

Saturday, Nov 25

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Navy not giving up search for sub after 'explosion' report

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The Argentine navy says it's not ready to give up a search for a vanished submarine, after the military revealed a sound consistent with an explosion was detected near the vessel's last known location last week off the country's South…

Thursday, Nov 23

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'Explosion' heard near missing Argentine submarine's last known location

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A noise detected near the last known location of a missing Argentine submarine on the day it vanished was consistent with an explosion, the Argentine navy said Thursday.

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A search to find an Argentine submarine remains fruitless more than a week after it vanished

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The bad news: A missing Argentine submarine could be running low on air Wednesday. The good news: The weather is optimal for the multinational search, and if the sub is anywhere near its last known location, it likely hasn't sunk to its …

Wednesday, Nov 22

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Missing sub could be out of oxygen soon

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Worried relatives of 44 missing Argentine submariners were comforted Tuesday by banners and the support of countrymen who gathered outside a naval base here. For now, all they can do is wait, hope and pray the crew will be rescued.

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Delayed Canadian airport flight turns into a party

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Waiting a flight usually isn't exciting. But it was fun Monday for a group of passengers headed to St. John's, Canada, who used the delay to hold a party at their gate.

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How the search is taking place

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The ongoing search for a missing Argentine navy submarine sheds light on the difficulty of finding a vessel that's designed not to be found -- especially one that might have lost its ability to communicate.

Tuesday, Nov 21

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Sounds detected not from missing sub

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Argentina's navy on Monday possibly detected noises from the country's missing submarine. The sonar systems of two ships picked up noises sounding like tools being banged against the hull of a submarine, according to a senior US Navy…

Monday, Nov 20

Mixed signals as rescuers hunt missing Argentine submarine

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An Argentine navy submarine with 44 crew members has been missing for three days after the navy lost contact with it off the country's Atlantic coast, the military service says.

Sunday, Nov 19

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Argentina: Missing sub tried contacting bases 7 times

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The crew of a missing Argentine military submarine tried contacting naval bases seven times, Argentina's Defense Ministry said.

Saturday, Nov 18

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US joins search for missing submarine

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The Argentine navy has lost contact with one of its submarines that was traveling off the country's Atlantic coast, the military service said Friday.

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Venezuela opposition leader escapes house arrest, flees to Spain

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The former mayor of Caracas -- who is a staunch opponent of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro -- was welcomed Saturday in Madrid after escaping house arrest.

Monday, Nov 13

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Fire destroys 4,000-year-old mural

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A fire destroyed much of an archaeological site in northern Peru including a mural believed to be the oldest discovered in the Americas, site officials said.

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Costa Rica hit by magnitude 6.5 earthquake

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An 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Costa Rica on Sunday night, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Friday, Nov 3

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Environmentalist's murder a criminal plot, new report says

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It was a little before midnight on March 2, 2016, when at least two men kicked in the back door of the home of award-winning environmentalist and activist Berta Cáceres in La Esperanza, western Honduras. Moments later, 44-year-old Cáceres…

Thursday, Nov 2

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Mexican lawmaker's solution to rape: chicken wire

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A Mexican politician is being criticized for her tone-deaf approach to tackling sexual assault after she suggested handing out chicken wire to indigenous women as a way to keep out rapists.

Sunday, Oct 22

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A month of nightmares in Puerto Rico

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I am writing this in the dark. The hotel doesn't have power, and one of the generators failed. I had to walk up 10 flights of stairs to get to my hotel room because the elevators don't work. The lights have been flickering all night.

Saturday, Oct 21

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Homeless teen spends birthday helping victims

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Christopher Rodriguez turned 19 on Friday in his native Puerto Rico, and he spent his birthday giving -- giving aid to neighbors still struggling a month to the day after Hurricane Maria blasted the island.

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Dozens killed in two mosque attacks

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Attackers in Afghanistan killed more than three dozen people at mosques on Friday in the Afghan capital of Kabul and the central province of Ghor.

Thursday, Oct 19

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Quebec bars people with face coverings from getting public services

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Quebec's lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would require public workers and citizens seeking government services to have their faces uncovered.

Monday, Oct 16

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Puerto Ricans drink water from Superfund site

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A tall chain link fence, shrouded in vines, surrounds an aging water well tucked away in this small town just west of San Juan. A metal sign carries a warning in Spanish to anyone who approaches: "Danger. Do Not Enter."

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Venezuelan opposition denounces results of first major vote since violent election

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Venezuela's political opposition denounced the results of Sunday's regional elections, after President Nicolas Máduro claimed victory.