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Dutch 'abortion boat' arrives off the coast of Mexico

Women on Waves says it is offering free, legal, medical abortions till nine weeks of pregnancy in international waters.

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Aya Hijazi meets Donald Trump after release from Egypt

Aya Hijazi, who spent nearly three years in an Egyptian prison, invited to the White House after returning to the US.

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Venezuela braces for new protest in wave of unrest

A test of government tolerance after days of running street battles with rubber bullets and Molotov cocktails.

Caracas

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Russian hacker Roman Seleznev sentenced to 27 years

Roman Seleznev, son of a Russian politician, handed the longest sentence ever imposed in the US for a cybercrime case.

A tutorial

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12 killed in Venezuela as protests continue

Deaths occurred overnight throughout the capital Caracas during running street battles with security forces and looting.

Caracas

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Arkansas carries out first execution in 12 years

Ledell Lee, 51, executed after US Supreme Court denies petitions to halt a series of death sentences in Arkansas.

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Julian Assange's arrest a 'priority': Jeff Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions remarks come amid reports that his office is preparing charges against Julian Assange.

Julian Assange

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Arkansas execution of Ledell Lee temporarily stayed

Appeals court considers request for DNA testing after US Supreme Court denies petitions to halt killing of prisoner.

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Earth Day - Be more environmentally friendly

April 22 marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern green movement in 1970.

carbon dioxide

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Venezuelan opposition renews protests against Maduro

New wave of protests seeks to pressure president to resign, but government dismisses rallies as lawless unrest.

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