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Venezuela poll: EU condemns violence as turnout figure disputed

Venezuela poll, EU, condemns, violence, turnout, figure, disputed

Venezuelan electoral authorities and opponents of Nicolás Maduro’s ruling socialists have clashed over turnout figures in Sunday’s vote for an assembly to write a new constitution and give the party ...

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Apple’s next iPhone: facial-recognition and all-screen design, leaks suggest

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The next version of Apple’s iPhone will have infrared-based facial recognition unlocking – eliminating need for a passcode or fingerprint – and will have an almost all-screen design on the ...

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John McCain sinks ‘skinny repeal’ of Obamacare health act

John McCain, 'skinny repeal', Obamacare, health, act

Arizona senator John McCain torpedoed his party’s Obamacare repeal bill – and with it Donald Trump’s legislative agenda – in a night of high drama on Capitol Hill in the ...

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Trump and Putin had undisclosed second meeting, White House confirms

Trump, Putin, undisclosed, second meeting, White House, confirms

Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin held a second, previously undisclosed meeting during the G20 summit in Germany, the White House confirmed on Tuesday. There was much media scrutiny ...

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Seattle insists it’s a model for progressive policing – so why was Charleena Lyles killed?

Seattle, insists, model, progressive, policing, Charleena Lyles

Police were quick to respond to Charleena Lyles’s call about a burglary in her apartment. Less than an hour after she dialed 911 on the morning of 18 June, she ...

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The Resistance Now: a healthy dose of reality

Resistance, Now, healthy, dose, reality

We go again Senate Republicans have been sweating away over the latest version of their healthcare bill over the past week. Now they’ve come out and slapped it down on ...

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Man admits to killing four youths who went missing in Pennsylvania

Man, killing, four youths, missing, Pennsylvania

A man who was a person of interest in the search for four missing men in Pennsylvania has admitted to killing them and told authorities the location of their bodies, ...

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Pope Francis allies accuse Trump White House of ‘apocalyptic geopolitics’

Pope Francis, allies, Trump, White House, 'apocalyptic geopolitics'

An explosive article written by two close associates of Pope Francis has accused Steve Bannon, the chief White House strategist, of espousing an “apocalyptic geopolitics” whose roots are “not too ...

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Home care workers have our lives in their hands. They’re paid only $10 an hour

Home care, workers, lives, hands. paid, $10 an hour

June Barrett’s day as a home care worker starts at 5pm and lasts for 16 hours, overnight. All night long, she checks on her elderly clients, a married couple both ...

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Trump election group backs away from its request for voter data after outcry

Trump, election, backs away, voter, data, outcry

The Trump administration is backing away from its extraordinary attempt to gather voters’ personal information, following a barrage of legal challenges, an outcry from state officials, and a rash of ...

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