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Venezuela’s growing middle-class revolt – CBC.ca

CBC.caOn Monday, Venezuelans woke up to find barricades of pipes, trash and branches burning in the streets. Improvised roadblocks, cutting off neighbourhoods from each other and from the central core of certain cities, appeared simultaneously…











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Ukraine Presidency: Deal Ending Crisis to Be Inked – TIME

TIME(KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukrainian president’s office says a deal intended to end violent battles between police and protesters is to be signed later Friday, but European mediators involved in talks wouldn’t confirm it. Yanukovych’s office…






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Egypt tourist bus blast kills three – BBC News

BBC NewsAn explosion on a tourist bus has killed at least three people in the Sinai peninsula, Egyptian police say. The bus blew up after it entered Egypt from Israel. South Korean tourists were said…







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Mayor says no gay residents in Sochi – ESPN

ESPNESPN The Magazine’s Brett Forrest discusses the reaction in Russia to President Barack Obama sending openly gay athletes such as Billie Jean King to represent the United States in Sochi. Tags: Winter Olympics, Russia, Sochi,…






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Ducks beat LA Kings 3-0 on Dodger Stadium ice – ESPN

ESPNLOS ANGELES — Corey Perry and Matt Beleskey scored first-period goals, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 at Dodger Stadium on Saturday night in the NHL’s first warm-weather outdoor game. Jonas…




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Syrian foes set agenda at Geneva talks – CBC.ca

CBC.caSyria’s civil war foes held their first meeting in the same room in the presence of international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi on Saturday after a day’s delay and fierce recriminations. The talks in Geneva aimed to…



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Kiev Truce Falls Apart, And Unrest Resurges – New York Times

New York TimesOrthodox priests pray as they stand between protesters and the police in Kiev early Friday. Sergei Grits/Associated Press. KIEV, Ukraine — With President Viktor F. Yanukovych and antigovernment demonstrators at an impasse here,…






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Rangers, Predators swap defensemen – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe New York Rangers traded potential for steadiness when they moved puck-moving defenseman Michael Del Zotto to the Nashville Predators for dependable defenseman Kevin Klein. Del Zotto, 23, is six years younger than Klein,…



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Mumbai stampede kills 18 people, injures 40 – CBC.ca

CBC.caA pre-dawn stampede killed 18 people Saturday as tens of thousands of people gathered to mourn the death of a Muslim spiritual leader in India’s financial capital, police said. At least 40 other people were…










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Raptors-Heat Preview – CBC.ca

CBC.caThe Miami Heat may own 13 straight wins over the Toronto Raptors, but they know two November victories in the series don’t mean much now. The Heat will be out to end the new-look Raptors’…






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Mrs. Patmore’s kitchen nightmares – USA TODAY

USA TODAYActress Lesley Nicol, who plays ‘Downton Abbey’ cook Mrs. Patmore, reveals changes for the kitchen staff in the fourth season of the show and confesses to her own personal kitchen nightmares. (Jan. 3). Loading……





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South Sudan forces battle “White Army” – Reuters

ReutersJUBA (Reuters) – South Sudan’s army fought on Sunday with “White Army” ethnic militia, accusing rebels of mobilizing the force despite its offer of a truce to end the conflict in the new country. Two…



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