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Venezuela Independence Day marked by rival rallies, UN rebuke

Venezuela Independence Day marked by rival rallies, UN rebukeVenezuela’s Independence Day was marked by rival rallies Friday, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicholas Maduro, who waged a war of words even as the UN warned of eroded rule of law in the country. The crowd that gathered to hear the center-right leader, who in January declared himself acting president in a direct challenge to Maduro’s authority, was markedly smaller than those at the beginning of the year. The country was observing the July 5 holiday celebrating its 1811 Declaration of Independence.



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A look at Sri Lanka's troubled recent history marked by war

A look at Sri Lanka's troubled recent history marked by warCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A series of blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, blamed on religious extremists, recalled the worst days of the country's 26-year civil war.



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Spain-France border town sees marked increase in migrants

Spain-France border town sees marked increase in migrantsIrún (Spain) (AFP) – With migrant arrivals to Spain’s southern shores on the rise, more of them are heading north to the border town of Irun, some sleeping rough as they wait to cross into neighbouring France, locals and officials say. Residents and associations in the northern Basque city joined forces last month in an informal network to bring food and clothes for the migrants after they were alarmed at the increase, said Bibi Liras, an activist.



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Trump's first year to be marked by protests

Trump's first year to be marked by protestsDonald Trump, having used his first year to drive the world's view of U.S. leadership to record lows, and his own approval rating to record lows, and in the brink of a shutdown will see the anniversary of his inauguration.



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Land Rover 70th anniversary marked by special restoration

Land Rover 70th anniversary marked by special restorationWhen vehicle manufacturers celebrate a major milestone in their history, it’s quite common for them to produce anniversary models that pay homage to a vehicle from the company’s early days, or to roll out some historic models for an event or photoshoot. Well, Land Rover is going right back to the very beginning to celebrate its 70th anniversary in 2018, by restoring a vehicle that effectively started everything for the British brand. The vehicle being restored is one of three pre-production Land Rovers that were originally shown in 1948 at the Amsterdam Motor Show Launch.



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NYPD Officer ‘Assassinated’ While Sitting in Marked Police Vehicle

NYPD Officer ‘Assassinated’ While Sitting in Marked Police VehicleOfficer Miosotis Familia, a 12-year member of the NYPD, was wrapping up her shift when she was "assassinated in an unprovoked attack” carried out by a gunman.



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75th anniversary of Battle of Midway marked in San Diego

75th anniversary of Battle of Midway marked in San DiegoSAN DIEGO (AP) — Seven veterans of the Battle of Midway on Monday joined about 1,000 people aboard a retired U.S. Navy aircraft carrier to mark the 75th anniversary of the turning point in World War II's Pacific Ocean theater.



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Pres. Trump’s First Memorial Day Marked by Kushner Controversy

Pres. Trump’s First Memorial Day Marked by Kushner ControversyWhile the president partook in traditional Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, turmoil continued behind the scenes as questions circulated about conversations Jared Kushner had with Russian officials.



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May Day around the world: Holiday marked with defiant rallies for workers rights

May Day around the world: Holiday marked with defiant rallies for workers rightsWorkers and activists marked May Day around the world Monday with defiant rallies and marches for better pay and working conditions.



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Holocaust Remembrance Day Marked With Memorial March

Holocaust Remembrance Day Marked With Memorial MarchThousands participated in a memorial march at Auschwitz in Poland to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day.



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