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2 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for July 24, 2014

Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

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7 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba

Authorities in Aruba announced Thursday that they arrested a close confidant of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who was sent as that country's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government on charges of drug trafficking.

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11 hrs ago | WHDH

Today in History: July 24

On July 24, 1974, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Richard Nixon had to turn over subpoenaed White House tape recordings to the Watergate special prosecutor.

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15 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

Leopoldo L pez trial begins in Venezuela

The trial against Venezuelan hardline opposition leader Leopoldo Lpez, who is accused of inciting violence at anti-government protests, began yesterday in Caracas.

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20 hrs ago | Art Daily

Henry Moore Institute in Leeds opens exhibition dedicated to the work of artist Gego

Gego, Dibujo sin papel 83,19, 1983. Plastic tube and painted iron wirde, 25 x 4,5 cm.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Jewish Journal

JVS scholarships encourage college students to give back

Max Goldstein was 15 years old when he hopped on a plane to Caracas, Venezuela, to spend his sophomore year of high school as an exchange student.

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WNYC-AM New York

Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela's Vertical Slum

Venezuela's government began to evacuate a famous "vertical slum" in Caracas Tuesday, bringing an end to a self-made community that became famous for its apocalyptic image, symbolic overtones and appearance in the Showtime series Homeland.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Homeland, Entertainment, Television, Hugo Chavez

The Columbus Dispatch

Wife of imprisoned Kenyon activist pleads for his release

The wife of a Venezuelan opposition leader made a public plea to U.S. and international leaders Monday, saying her husband, Kenyon alum Leopoldo Lopez, had been jailed on trumped-up charges by what she called the weak and frightened regime of President Nicolas Maduro.

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The Independent

Caracas's sky-high 'Tower of David' slum finally cleared of its 2,500 squatters

The tower is a symbol of how prosperous Venezuela once was - and of its current state of inflation and poverty Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Yelp Blog

Arepas And Guarepitas In Buenos Aires

Tuesday night some 70 Yelp Elites and guests gathered in Caracas Bar to celebrate the best spirits that Latin Culture had to offer.

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The Straits Times

Recovered Matisse artwork shown in Venezuela after mystery theft

Authorities show the box containing a painting of French master Henri Matisse, known as "Odalisque in Red Pants" , to the media at Maiquetia International Airport in Caracas on July 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, World News, Venezuela, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABC News

Venezuelan Conspiracy Theories a Threat to Critics

Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Prison, Hugo Chavez, World News, Venezuela, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Charlotte

International Business Times

Australian Stock Market Report - Morning July 23, 2014

A worker walks in front of buildings at a government housing development in Caracas July 21, 2014.

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Yahoo!

192 charged in human smuggling operation

The Homeland Security Department said Tuesday it arrested 192 people along the Mexican border in South Texas on immigrant-smuggling charges and seized more than $625,000, part of the Obama administration's efforts to discourage and disrupt the flood of tens of thousands of people crossing the border illegally.

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KTUL-TV Tulsa

End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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WLNE-TV Providence

End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

Broken windows are seen covered with wood planks at the the world's tallest slum, a half-built skyscraper that was abandoned in the 1990s and was transformed by squatters into a vertical ghetto, in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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The Miami Herald

Venezuelan executive, human-rights advocate Thor Halvorssen dies in South Florida

Thor Halvorssen, a Venezuelan telecom executive and human-rights leader, died on Sunday in North Miami.

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Results of First-in-Human Study of Transcatheter Technologies' TAVI...

Transcatheter Technologies GmbH , an emerging medical device company that is developing a third-generation transcatheter aortic valve implantation system- TRINITY -announced today that results of a first-in-human clinical study of its TRINITY system have been published ahead of print publication in the July issue of the peer-reviewed medical ... (more)

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Reuters

Venezuela govt moves squatters from 'Tower of David' slum

Venezuelan soldiers and officials began moving hundreds of families on Tuesday out of a half-built 45-story skyscraper that dominates the Caracas skyline and is thought to be the tallest slum in the world.

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