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Venezuela's Maduro announces curbs to cheap gas

Venezuelan president says move is necessary to fight smugglers, but many worry it will make fuel unaffordable for most.

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NASA postpones launch of probe to study sun at close range

Parker Solar Probe will be the fastest spacecraft ever, flying 700,000 kilometres per hour.

Parker Solar Probe

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'Stolen' plane from Seattle airport crashes into island

'Suicidal' employee commandeers aircraft with no passengers on board and it later crashed on an island near Tacoma.

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US jury orders Monsanto to pay $289m in Roundup cancer trial

Agribusiness giant ordered to pay damages to man who says he got terminal illness after using popular weed killer.

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Venezuela asks Interpol to arrest opposition figure Julio Borges

Caracas requests arrest of politician accused of involvement in apparent attack against President Nicolas Maduro.

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Fredericton shooting: At least 4 killed in Canada's New Brunswick

Suspect in custody after shooting in eastern Canada leaves two civilians and two police officers dead.

Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

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Brazil murder tally soars to record high

Data by Brazilian think-tank shows that many of the murders were concentrated in the poorer northeastern states.

Brazil's armed forces

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Mike Pence: US to create Space Force by 2020

As defence chief Mattis offers support, critics such as Bernie Sanders say US should instead focus on social welfare.

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Puerto Rico acknowledges Hurricane Maria likely killed hundreds

Government quietly recognises estimate, but says official death toll of 64 won't updated until new study is released.

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Ecuador declares state of emergency over Venezuela migrant influx

More than 4,000 migrants are arriving in Ecuador each day in an attempt to flee the ongoing crises in Venezuela.

 Venezuelan migrants

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