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Maduro faces backlash from Chavistas amid Venezuela upheaval: ‘My hopes are set on a change’

Maduro faces backlash from Chavistas amid Venezuela upheaval: ‘My hopes are set on a change’Venezuela is facing an atypical moment: two men claim to be the country’s president. On one side is Nicolas Maduro, the late Hugo Chavez’s handpicked successor, elected president in May 2018. A re-election that was widely derided as fraudulent, with opposition politicians barred from running and the electoral board run by Maduro loyalists.



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Atlanta nightclub faces backlash over alleged sexual assault that was streamed on Facebook Live

Atlanta nightclub faces backlash over alleged sexual assault that was streamed on Facebook LivePolice are investigating a video which appears to show a woman being sexually assaulted on the dance floor of an Atlanta nightclub.



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Covington Catholic HS Closed Tuesday to Protect Students from Backlash

Covington Catholic HS Closed Tuesday to Protect Students from BacklashCovington Catholic High School cancelled classes Tuesday in response to the torrent of outrage and harassment directed at a group of its students who were captured on video in a tense confrontation with an elderly Native American man near the Lincoln Memorial during Saturday’s March for Life. “After meeting with local authorities, we have made the decision to cancel school and be closed on Tuesday, January 22, in order to ensure the safety of our students, faculty and staff,” read an email from school principal Robert Rowe to parents, obtained by Fox 19. Students, parents, faculty and staff are not to be on campus for any reason.



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Carnival Cruise Line delays plan to charge for more room service after backlash

Carnival Cruise Line delays plan to charge for more room service after backlashCruise giant Carnival has pushed back a plan to add charges for more room service items on its ships.



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President Trump defends pulling U.S. troops out of Syria after bipartisan backlash

President Trump defends pulling U.S. troops out of Syria after bipartisan backlashCritics said Trump's decision guarantees that Bashar al Assad of Syria remains in power, strengthening Russia's foothold in the Middle East.



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Texas judge who approved plea deal for alleged Baylor University rapist faces public backlash

Texas judge who approved plea deal for alleged Baylor University rapist faces public backlashBy Thursday night, more than 25,000 people had signed a petition for Judge Ralph Strother of McLennan County, Texas, to either resign or be removed from the bench after he accepted on Monday a deal that allowed Jacob Anderson to plea to lesser charges.



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San Francisco Giants Face Backlash Over Owner's Donation To Cindy Hyde-Smith

San Francisco Giants Face Backlash Over Owner's Donation To Cindy Hyde-SmithThe San Francisco Giants are facing calls for a boycott after a report that



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Journalist's 'creep shot' photo of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sparks major backlash online

Journalist's 'creep shot' photo of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sparks major backlash onlineA tweet over Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s choice of clothing has sparked a backlash after a journalist suggested she was a woman who “struggles” with money. The tweet from Eddie Scarry of the Washington Times came after it was revealed Ms Ocasio-Cortez could not afford to rent a flat in Washington before her Congressional salary kicks in in January. The picture, taken of Ms Ocasio-Cortez from behind said:: “Hill staffer sent me this pic of Ocasio-Cortez they took just now.



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Backlash over Elizabeth Warren's DNA test

Backlash over Elizabeth Warren's DNA testThe Cherokee Nation says Warren is "undermining tribal interests" after the senator revealed a DNA test showing she has Native American ancestry. ABC News' Stephanie Ramos reports.



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Saudi faces business backlash over Khashoggi disappearance

Saudi faces business backlash over Khashoggi disappearanceSaudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is facing a backlash over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from business and media previously supportive of his reform drive, with partnerships at risk and big names boycotting a major conference this month. The crown prince, the son of King Salman, has spearheaded an ambitious programme known as Vision 2030, aiming to make the oil-rich conservative kingdom a hub for global innovation and better able to respond to the demands of its increasingly youthful population. Despite enduring criticism of Saudi’s human rights record and its role in the war in Yemen, business chiefs, investors and prominent media figures have been impressed by the crown prince’s rhetoric and backed his vision of a new Saudi Arabia.



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