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Venezuela: What is Maduro's Constituent Assembly?

After months of protests, millions are called upon to choose representatives of an assembly to redraft the constitution.

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Venezuelans brace for unrest ahead of Sunday's vote

Opposition protesters blocked streets in a last-ditch effort against President Maduro's constituent assembly plans.

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Donald Trump to police: Don't be too nice to suspects

Rights groups slam US president's call on police to abandon procedure when 'throwing thugs into back of a paddy wagon'.

Several police cheered Trump

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Donald Trump ready to sign Russia sanctions bill

White House says Trump to back fresh sanctions against Russia after politicians throw support behind punishing measures.

Donald Trump

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Venezuelans defy protest ban before assembly vote

Critics say Sunday's election of a constituent assembly is a plan by President Nicolas Maduro to create a dictatorship.

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US hits Iran with fresh sanctions over space launch

US accuses Iran of violating UN convention after launching a satellite-carrying rocket into space on Thursday.

Iran launched its Simorgh satellite rocket

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Reince Priebus replaced as White House chief of staff

Donald Trump tweets that he has replaced Reince Priebus with homeland security secretary John Kelly as chief of staff.

John Kelly (right) will replace Reince Priebus (left)

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Venezuela bans protests against new assembly vote

The opposition say they will defy the ban ahead of President Maduro's controversial Constituent Assembly vote on Sunday.

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US general: No changes yet to transgender policy

Official says Pentagon will not immediately change current policy allowing transgender people to serve in US military.

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Obamacare 'skinny repeal' fails in US Senate

Senate rejects scaled-down 'skinny repeal', derailing the Republican Party's seven-year quest to overturn Obamacare.

Senator John McCain

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