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Venezuelan helicopter pilot killed in police raid

Interior Minister Nestor Reverol confirmed Oscar Perez was killed together with six of his accomplices.

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Chile: Pope arrives to protests over sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis arrives in Chile for first leg of Latin American tour, with more unrest expected in Santiago.

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Canada: Attack on girl wearing hijab 'did not happen'

Toronto police announce hate-crime investigation concluded after evidence shows cutting of girl's hijab didn't occur.

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Venezuela: 'Several dead' in operation to capture pilot

The main target in the operation was Oscar Perez, who stole a helicopter and attacked government buildings in June.

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Strong quotes for Martin Luther King Jr Day

Quotes of justice, education, religion and race said by Martin Luther King Jr.

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Deaths as powerful earthquake strikes southern Peru

The earthquake happened in a region that is prone to tremors due to its proximity to a fault line.

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Hawaii: Probe promised as false missile alert sparks panic

Governor apologises for an accidental imminent attack warning sent out by Hawaii to every mobile phone in the island.

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Toronto Muslim girl 'scared' after attacker cuts hijab

Police are probing a possible hate crime after scissors-wielding suspect allegedly attacks sixth-grader's headscarf.

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North America's eastern winter: Freeze, thaw, freeze

After some relief from the cold temperatures, another Arctic freeze is on its way to eastern parts of the US and Canada.

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Chile's Catholic churches attacked ahead of papal visit

Several Catholic churches have been vandalised in Chile in advance of Pope Francis' visit to the country next week.

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Partial closure expected to end as Republicans and Democrats in the Senate vote to approve a temporary funding bill.

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