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U.S. Hits Venezuela With Sanctions Over Crackdown On Protesters

President Obama declared Venezuela a national security threat. That prompted Venezuela's socialist government to warn its citizens of an impending U.S. military attack.
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GOP Senators Remind Iran That Nuclear Deal Needs Their Backing

The letter from 47 Republican senators is addressed to Iranian leaders and tells them that any deal with the Obama administration must be ratified by Congress to outlive his term, which ends in 2017.
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Ethiopia's Blue Party Tries To Reacquaint Nation With Dissent

The movement's slow, strategic approach is a necessity in a country where one party controls almost every seat in parliament, journalists are routinely jailed and rallies are broken up by police.
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Architect Renzo Piano: The Future Of Europe's Cities Is In The Suburbs

In the 1960s and '70s, Piano was involved in the battle to revive decaying historic centers of cities. Now the Pritzker Prize-winning architect is fighting to save their often desolate outskirts.
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Saudi Girls Can Now Take Gym Class, But Not Everyone Is Happy

Saudi Arabia has agreed to introduce physical education for girls in its gender-segregated public schools. But there's opposition from hard-liners.
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Portugal Beckons Tourists With Sun, History And ... Slums

Forget the cathedrals and wine houses that have made Porto, Portugal, famous. A new guided tour takes visitors to back alleys and boarded-up businesses — the effects of Europe's economic crisis.
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Explorers Discover Ancient Lost City In Honduran Jungle

Chris Fisher, an archaeologist who recently returned from the site of a lost city, says that some of the objects there looked as if they hadn't been touched in centuries.
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A Dog Show Mystery: Irish Setter Dies; Owners Say He Was Poisoned

Jagger's owners say there was "no doubt" the 3-year-old was "maliciously poisoned" at Crufts, Britain's top dog show, after eating cubes of beef laced with slug killer.
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Pigeon, Parakeet And Pony: Amsterdam Food Truck Serves Maligned Meat

The Kitchen Of The Unwanted Animal, a food truck and specialty food provider, is trying to change attitudes toward "edible" animals in Holland. They're doing it one My Little Pony Burger at a time.
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47 GOP Senators Tell Iran They May Not Honor A Nuclear Deal

The letter reminds Iranian leaders that while President Obama's term in office ends in 2017, many of the signers will remain in Congress far longer, some of them "for decades."

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