Slain Venezuelan protester's father appeals to 'friend' Maduro

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CARACAS (Reuters) - A man describing himself as a former boss and friend of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday urged an investigation into the killing of his son in anti-government unrest convulsing the OPEC nation for nearly three months.
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Exclusive: Wal-Mart not considering a bid for Whole Foods - source

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 23:01
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is not actively considering making an offer for Whole Foods Market Inc, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.
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Rep. Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, no longer in ICU: source

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 20:57
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Steve Scalise, the No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives who was shot while practicing baseball last week, is no longer being held in the intensive care unit at the hospital where he is being treated, a source familiar with his condition said on Friday.
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Brexit forever or Brexit never?

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 18:40
LONDON (Reuters) - In the year since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the future of Brexit has been thrown into question by Prime Minister Theresa May's failed gamble on a snap general election.
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Sicily's cornered Mafia primed for reversal of fortune

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 18:31
PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - Shortly before 8 a.m. on a sunny spring morning, Mafia boss Giuseppe Dainotti was cycling down a quiet street when two men on a motorbike drew alongside and shot him three times, killing him on the spot.
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What does Italy's Berlusconi like about Trump? His wife

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 18:30
ROME (Reuters) - Four-time former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who portrays himself as a charming ladies' man, said on Friday that what he likes most about U.S. President Donald Trump is his wife, Melania.
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If Baghdadi death confirmed, next IS leader likely to be Saddam-era officer

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 17:37
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - If Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is confirmed dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants, both of whom were army officers under late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.
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Russia's election commission says Navalny can not run for presidency

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 16:53
(Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny can not run for presidency because of his criminal conviction, the Central Election Commission, said in a statement on Friday.
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North Korea says U.S. student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 13:35
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday the death of U.S. university student Otto Warmbier soon after his return home was a mystery and dismissed accusations that he had died because of torture and beating during his captivity as "groundless".
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Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 12:30
WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found.
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Sydney to erect barricades to prevent vehicle attacks: police

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 11:50
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Sydney will install concrete barricades in a prominent pedestrian-only thoroughfare to mitigate against the risk of a vehicle attack by extremists, Australian police said on Friday, after recent incidents in Europe and the United States.
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France dismisses call for new Calais migrant center, sees more police

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 11:46
PARIS (Reuters) - France's interior minister rejected calls from charities for a new migrant reception center in the northern port of Calais, where hundreds who have fled war and poverty are again roaming the streets in search of food and shelter.
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'Fair' or 'vague'? EU sizes up May's Brexit rights offer

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 11:27
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Theresa May said her offer to fellow EU leaders to guarantee the rights of their compatriots living in Britain after Brexit was "very fair and very serious" but her peers sounded skeptical, with Belgium's leader calling it "particularly vague".
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Baghdadi death near 100 percent certain: Ifax quotes Russian senator

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 10:46
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The likelihood that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed is close to 100 percent, Interfax news agency quoted Viktor Ozerov, the head of the defense committee in the Russian upper house of parliament, as saying on Friday.
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Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 08:08
DUBAI (Reuters) - Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing ties to their regional adversary Iran, an official of one of the four countries said.
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The Mautes of the Philippines: from monied family to Islamic State

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 08:04
MANILA/MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Before they formed one of the most dreaded militant groups in the Philippines and pledged loyalty to Islamic State, the Mautes were a wealthy, political family in the southern region of Mindanao, largely influenced by the matriarch, Farhana.
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Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill, but fate uncertain

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 05:06
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled legislation that would replace Obamacare with a plan that scales back aid to the poor and kills a tax on the wealthy, but the bill's fate was quickly thrown into question as several senators voiced skepticism.
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Friend of former South Korea leader jailed for three years: Yonhap

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 05:04
SEOUL (Reuters) - The friend of former South Korean leader Park Geun-hye who was at the center of an influence-peddling scandal that rocked the country's business and political elite has been sentenced to three years in jail, the Yonhap news agency reported on Friday.
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Venezuelan troops fire on protesters; one killed

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 02:40
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan troops on Thursday fired what appeared to be rubber bullets at protesters as they attacked the perimeter of an airbase, and a demonstrator was killed, bringing the death toll to at least 76 in unrest since April.
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Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of more than 100 Iraqis

Reuters - Παρ, 2017-06-23 02:15
(Reuters) - A U.S. district court judge in Michigan has temporarily blocked the deportations of more than 100 Iraqi nationals until a decision is reached over who has jurisdiction over the matter, according to court documents filed on Thursday.
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