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Maduro Extends Carnival. Defiant Venezuelans Go to Work Anyway

Maduro Extends Carnival. Defiant Venezuelans Go to Work AnywayMost Venezuelans in the capital showed up to work in quiet defiance of President Nicolas Maduro’s abrupt order that carnival holidays begin Thursday instead of next week. Women and men in formal business attire hurried to work in Altamira’s business district and a long line of customers waited to purchase items like cornmeal and coffee from Jose Marquez’s kiosk in the Manzanares neighborhood. Guaido, the 35-year-old head of the opposition-dominated National Assembly, is battling with Maduro over who is the legitimate head of state.



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Iran FM extends support for new Lebanese government

Iran FM extends support for new Lebanese governmentBEIRUT (AP) — Iran's foreign minister extended an offer for Iranian military assistance to the U.S.-backed Lebanese army on Sunday, saying Iran is ready to assist in all sectors should the Lebanese government want it.



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Southwest Airlines extends schedule, adds new seasonal routes

Southwest Airlines extends schedule, adds new seasonal routesSouthwest announced addition of two weekend-only seasonal routes. It also confirmed the return of seven seasonal routes that will resume in August.



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Russian court extends detention of Belarussian model

Russian court extends detention of Belarussian modelA Belarusian model who claimed she had proof of Russian collusion with the Trump election campaign, had her detention in Moscow extended by three days by a Russian court on Saturday. Anastasia Vashukevich, also known as Nastya Rybka, has been held for questioning since Thursday after she was deported from Thailand as part of a group convicted of participating in a “sex training course”. “The court has decided to extend her detention by 72 hours,” judge Natalya Borissenkova was cited as stating by the Ria Novosti news agency.



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Wall Street extends rally on U.S.-China trade optimism

Wall Street extends rally on U.S.-China trade optimismThe market was boosted after a Bloomberg report said China sought to raise its annual goods imports from the United States by a combined value of more than $ 1 trillion in order to reduce its trade surplus to zero by 2024. The news followed a report on Thursday that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was considering lifting some or all tariffs imposed on Chinese imports. A Treasury spokesman denied Mnuchin had made any such recommendation.



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US extends troop deployment at Mexico border

US extends troop deployment at Mexico borderThe Pentagon said Monday it would extend until September 30 the deployment of active-duty soldiers and Coast Guard members at the US-Mexico border, while expanding the mission to include surveillance and detection. “DoD will continue to provide aviation support,” the statement added, referring to the Department of Defense.



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Robert Mueller grand jury gets more time; judge extends 18-month term set to expire in coming days

Robert Mueller grand jury gets more time; judge extends 18-month term set to expire in coming daysRobert Mueller grand jury gets more time; judge approves term extension



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GOP Extends Christine Blasey Ford's Deadline To Decide On Senate Hearing Request

GOP Extends Christine Blasey Ford's Deadline To Decide On Senate Hearing RequestThe legal team for Christine Blasey Ford, the California psychology professor



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Afghanistan extends ceasefire after suicide attack kills 25

Afghanistan extends ceasefire after suicide attack kills 25An Afghan government ceasefire with the Taliban was extended Saturday despite a suicide bombing killing at least 25, which marred an otherwise remarkable Eid holiday that has seen militants hugging security forces and civilians in celebration of the unprecedented truce. President Ashraf Ghani made the announcement in a rare televised address, in which he also asked the Taliban to extend their three-day ceasefire, which is due to end Sunday night. “I order the security forces to remain on their defensive positions,” Ghani said, adding details of the extension would be released later.



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Netflix Extends Agreement To Keep Streaming Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown'

Netflix Extends Agreement To Keep Streaming Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown'Netflix announced on Tuesday that it extended an agreement to keep renowned



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