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Hugo Chvez statue torn down as death toll rises in Venezuela protests

Young protester shot in the head amid continuation of demonstrations that brand President Nicols Maduro a dictator and demand elections A 20-year-old Venezuelan protester has died after being shot in the head, authorities said, taking fatalities from a month of anti-government unrest to at least 37, as the opposition geared up for more demonstrations. Hecder

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Arrests at violent Berkeley Trump protests while tax marches stay calm

On day of protest, police make 13 arrests as pro-Trump crowd clashes with anti-fascists in California and thousands call for financial disclosure elsewhere Hundreds of self-described anti-fascist protesters and supporters of Donald Trump clashed in Berkeley, California, in sporadic brawls on Saturday. Protests in cities around the rest of the country, including a number of

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Brazil police use pepper spray at austerity protest outside Rio parliament

Demonstrators broke barriers outside meeting where legislators proposed ways to cope with post-Olympics fiscal crisis that delayed payment to state workers Military police have shot pepper spray at demonstrators who broke down barrier fences outside a meeting in Rio de Janeiro where legislators were considering austerity measures to cope with a deepening financial crisis that