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Venezuela to meet creditors in bid to dodge default

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela opens talks with creditors on Monday to renegotiate a crippling debt that has left once-prosperous citizens sifting through garbage to find food, as the OPEC nation seeks to avert a default that would plunge its economy into deeper uncertainty.
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Pakistani police say a senior officer known for leading raids on militant hideouts escaped assassination when a suicide bomber riding on a motorcycle blew himself up near his vehicle in the port city
The Catalan Parliament will meet on Wednesday in a first step toward forming a local government after December's elections but questions remain over whether the wealthy northeastern region will contin
Seven ethnic Rakhine Buddhists died after Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd trying to seize a government office, officials said Wednesday, in fresh violence in a febrile state already scarred by e
A bright meteor briefly swept across the sky over parts of the U.S. Midwest and Canada on Tuesday, weather and geology agencies said, and then caused a powerful explosion that rattled homes and onlook
Reason for crash not yet known, defense minister says
MIAMI (AP) — A woman whose python posed with tourists strolling through Miami Beach is now fighting deportation after Florida wildlife authorities stopped her for illegal display and called immigra
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he’s certain that the U.S. Embassy will be moved to Jerusalem in the coming year, much sooner than Trump administration officia
BANGKOK (AP) — Officials say Myanmar police opened fire at hundreds of protesters angry about a ban on a local festival, killing seven people. The protesters in Rakhine state marched through the an
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s dominant Kurdish party is appealing on the international community to help ensure the security of a Syrian Kurdish enclave threatened by Turkey. Ankara has threatened to
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. (AP) — An endangered Florida panther has been struck and killed by a vehicle. It’s the third fatal collision this year, out of three total panther deaths. The Florida Fis
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman has been sentenced to life in prison for killing her mother and burying her in their back yard. The Orlando Sentinel reports that 46-year-old Amy Day was sent
Turkish Airlines (THY) began charging additional fees for more convenient seats on international flights
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Great Smoky Mountains National Park says it is raising fees for front-country campgrounds and picnic pavilions by 10 to 25 percent. The park said in a news release Tuesday t
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s Department of Agriculture has established an email where the state’s residents can send pictures and descriptions of a suspected invasive pest,
The luxury Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, accepts online bookings for the period after February 14, CNN reported. The 5-star hotel was turned into a prison for over 200 princes, ministers
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An audit suggests that Tennessee lawmakers require updates on the 9,000-plus rape kits statewide, including almost 7,000 in Memphis, that were awaiting testing in July 2014.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general has created a new unit in his office that will focus on investigating and prosecuting sexual assault cold cases. Andy Beshear says the new un
MOSCOW (AP) — Prominent human rights group Memorial says masked attackers have torched its office in the region of Ingushetia in Russia’s North Caucasus. The arson attack that Memorial said h
MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) — George Washington’s Mount Vernon mansion in northern Virginia will be closing temporarily for scheduled preservation work. The mansion on the banks of the Potomac Riv
The Czech government led by Prime Minister Andrej Babis approved its resignation on Wednesday

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