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Wednesday, Aug 15

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2 officers detained in plot on Venezuela President

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Venezuela's attorney general said Tuesday that two high-ranking military officers have been detained in the investigation into an alleged drone attack against President Nicolas Maduro.

Saturday, Aug 11

21

New Brunswick shooting: Man charged in killings of 4

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A 48-year-old man has been charged in the killings of four people in the New Brunswick city of Fredericton, police said. Two police officers were among the victims.

02

At least four killed in Canada shooting

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At least four people have been killed in a shooting in Canada, police said Friday in a tweet.

Thursday, Aug 9

20

Colombia recognizes Palestine as sovereign state

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Colombian President Iván Duque is facing a diplomatic row with Israel in his first week in office after the outgoing government in Bogota recognized Palestine.

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Argentina's Senate rejects bill to legalize abortion

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Argentina's Senate voted against legalizing elective abortion Thursday morning, dashing the hopes of pro-abortion rights advocates in the predominantly Catholic country, homeland of Pope Francis.

Wednesday, Aug 8

11

Funeral food kills nine in Peru

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At least nine people died and dozens more became ill after eating contaminated food at a Peruvian funeral.

Tuesday, Aug 7

21

Argentina braces for abortion vote

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Carolina Morales, a 24-year-old from Mendoza, Argentina, was 18 when she found out that she was pregnant.

12

'Drone assassination' mastermind ID'd

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Authorities have identified the masterminds of the apparent drone assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicola Maduro, as well as the people who assisted them, Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Monday.

10

Maduro points finger at Colombia over alleged assassination attempt

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claimed to have "enough proof" to link the Colombian government to what he called "the frustrated assassination attempt" against him over the weekend.

Monday, Aug 6

09

New Haiti prime minister announced weeks after deadly protests

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Haitian President Jovenel Moise announced on Sunday that Jean-Henry Céant will be the nation's new prime minister.

06

Arrests made in alleged drone assassination attempt on Maduro

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Six people have been arrested after Saturday's apparent assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, the nation's interior minister said on national TV.

02

At least 317 killed in ongoing protests in Nicaragua

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Civil unrest in Nicaragua that began in mid-April has left at least 317 people dead, according to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

Sunday, Aug 5

14

Venezuelan President survives apparent drone assassination attempt

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was evacuated from a stage on Saturday during a speech in Caracas after what authorities concluded was an attempted "terrorist attack against the president."

12

Wife of former Marine returns to Mexico after efforts to stop her deportation fail

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The wife of a former US Marine tearfully said goodbye to loved ones Friday before she boarded a flight to Mexico, ending her battle to fight deportation.

Thursday, Aug 2

19

'I fell from the sky and survived.' Passengers aboard Aeromexico flight recount fiery crash

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Even before her plane took off, Ashley Garcia sensed danger coming.

07

Experts say full survival rates in air crashes are growing more common

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An Aeromexico flight carrying 103 people crashed just after taking off from an airport in northwestern Mexico, forcing passengers to escape via emergency slides before the aircraft went up in flames.

Wednesday, Aug 1

09

Costa Rica overwhelmed as thousands seek asylum

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An average of 200 Nicaraguans a day are applying for asylum in neighboring Costa Rica, overwhelming the nation's immigration authorities, according to the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR).

Tuesday, Jul 31

08

Mexico had more homicides in 2017 than previously reported, institute says

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The number of homicides in Mexico in 2017 is higher than previously reported, according to new data released by the Mexican National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) on Monday.

Sunday, Jul 29

11

Chile's stolen children: American woman finds her Chilean mother 36 years after birth

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Alisa Clare Cohen constantly wondered whether her birth parents really abandoned her. It took her nearly four decades to learn the truth.

Friday, Jul 27

20

Gang puts $70K bounty on drug-sniffing dog

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Her talent for sniffing out drugs has led to the capture of at least 245 people and the seizure of 9 tons of cocaine from the powerful Urabeños gang in Colombia.

Thursday, Jul 26

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Cuba's draft constitution could pave way for same-sex marriage

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Lawmakers in Cuba have endorsed a draft of a new constitution for the communist island nation that could, among other things, allow for the legalization of same-sex marriage.

21

Risking their lives to defend their land

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A report from the Global Witness group finds 2017 was deadliest year for environmental activists and nearly 60% of these killings were in Latin America. Colombia's Ramón Bedoya, 18, is carrying on the fight of his father after he was…

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After deadly shooting, Toronto wants to ban handgun sales in the city

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Days after a shooting rampage in Toronto killed two people, its city council voted overwhelmingly to urge its federal government to ban the sale of handguns in the city.

Tuesday, Jul 24

20

Nicaraguan President calls unrest 'terrorism,' refuses to quit

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Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega described deadly protests raging in his country as "terrorism" and rejected calls to step down to calm the clashes.

15

Toronto gunman's relatives said he had mental health issues

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The killer's family had tried to get him help for years.

05

Toronto grapples with growing gun violence

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Sunday's shooting rampage in Toronto that left two people dead has brought more scrutiny on a growing issue in Canada's most populous city: gun violence.

04

Attacker in Toronto rampage identified

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The assailant in the Toronto shooting rampage, which left two dead and injured 13, has been identified as Faisal Hussain, who lived in the city.

Monday, Jul 23

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Attacker in Toronto rampage identified

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The assailant in the Toronto shooting rampage, which left two dead and injured 13, has been identified as Faisal Hussain.

02

Families of anti-Ortega protesters flee to Managua cathedral

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Mothers and other family members of detained anti-government protesters fled to the Managua Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception after pro-government groups harassed them, the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights said.

Sunday, Jul 22

03

FARC members join Colombia's Congress

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Ten former members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia have officially become legislators in Colombia's Congress.