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In Venezuela, soldiers arrested for criticising Maduro

The toll from unrest in more than a month of anti-government protests in Venezuela rose to at least 36 on Friday as looting broke out in impoverished cities and the opposition geared up for more demonstrators. A demonstrator, right, catches fire, after the gas tank of a police motorbike exploded, during clashes in a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro , in Caracas , Venezuela , on May 3, 2017.



Japan says N. Korea missile fell into sea

The US Pacific Command said it was assessing the type of missile but it was "not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile". It said the missile fell into the Japan Sea after flying more than 700 kilometers. Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have heightened in recent weeks due to Pyongyang's nuclear programme and missile tests and threats from Trump that the USA could take unilateral action against it in retaliation.


Ryan nets overtime winner as Sens stun Pens in opener

Ryan nets overtime winner as Sens stun Pens in opener

Remarkably, it marked the sixth time in nine playoff victories that Ottawa has won in overtime. Conor Sheary, Nick Bonino and Patric Hornqvist - Pittsburgh's third line was buried (1 for, 8 against, 11.1 CF%, 0-3 scoring chances) in a 2-1 overtime loss in Game One against Ottawa.



White House says missile should worry Russia

The land-fired missile, which was launched from a site in the northwestern region of Kusong, had a flight time of around 30 minutes, according to the Japanese military. Moon Jae-in has said dialogue and pressure must be used to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and stop the North's weapons pursuit. It is the North's first provocation since the liberal Moon Jae-in government took office in Seoul .



Trump to Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

But in his latest interview, Mr Trump accused the Mr Comey of giving his opponent a "free pass" at a time when many of his supporters were pressing for the Mrs Clinton to be jailed. There are six known candidates who interviewed for the position on Saturday at Justice Department headquarters. At least that's what President Trump seemed to think in regards to White House press briefings, doubling down on his recent Twitter suggestion that he might "cancel all future "press briefings" ...


Nigeria's President Buhari welcomes freed Chibok schoolgirls

Nigeria's President Buhari welcomes freed Chibok schoolgirls

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Chibok school girls recently freed from Nigeria Extremist captivity wait to meet with Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari , at the Presidential palace in. " It may be recalled when the first batch of 21 girls were released in October 2016, the president directed the security agencies to continue in earnest until all the Chibok girls have been released and reunited with their families ".