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Venezuela's dissident ex-prosecutor 'received threats'

Luisa Ortega tells conference in Brazil she has evidence implicating Venezuela's president in corruption.

Luisa Ortega

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Dozens missing as boat sinks in Brazil's Xingu River

At least seven reported dead, 40 missing and 25 rescued after boat carrying about 70 people sinks in Para state.

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Phoenix police fire tear gas at anti-Trump protesters

Thousands gather in Phoenix to decry president who held first event since white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.

anti-Trump protesters

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In quotes: Trump's campaign-style rally in Phoenix

US president holds campaign-style event in Phoenix as protests continue near venue.

Phoenix Convention Center

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Social media and the case for Marcellus Williams

How social media came together to campaign against the execution of Marcellus Williams.

Marcellus Williams

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US: Charlottesville votes to shroud Confederate statues

Council votes to cover two statues in black fabric at meeting packed with residents angry over white supremacist rally.

Confederate statue

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US: Missouri halts execution of Marcellus Williams

Governor stays execution of Marcellus Williams a few hours before he was due to be lethally injected in a state prison.

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Trump vows US will keep fighting in Afghanistan

In first address as commander-in-chief, US President Trump argues against withdrawal from Afghan war and slams Pakistan.

Donald Trump

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Chile court lifts complete ban on abortion

A 6-4 ruling upholds bill making the practice legal in cases of rape, non-viable fetus and threat to mother's life.

Chile legalised abortion

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University of Texas removes four Confederate statues

Texas university president says Confederate statues are used by white supremacists as symbolism for hatred and bigotry.

Confederate President Jefferson Davis

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