Venezuela crisis: Helicopter launches attack on Supreme Court

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Media captionHelicopter circles Caracas buildings before bang and sustained gunshots are heard Venezuela’s Supreme Court has been attacked by grenades dropped from a helicopter in what President Nicolás Maduro called a “terrorist attack”. Footage on social media shows a police helicopter circling over the city before shots and a loud bang are heard. The police […]

Brazil’s Michel Temer charged with corruption

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Image copyright AFP Image caption The embattled leader faces a series of corruption allegations Brazilian President Michel Temer has been charged with accepting bribes by the country’s chief prosecutor. He is accused of receiving money from the boss of a giant meatpacking firm implicated in a corruption scandal. Mr Temer denies any wrongdoing. The charges […]

Senate healthcare bill leaves 22m more without cover, CBO says

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A number of Republican senators have expressed reservations about the party’s plan Some 22 million Americans could lose their health insurance over the next decade under a Senate bill to replace Obamacare, a congressional report says. However, the bill would reduce the budget deficit, the non-partisan Congressional Budgetary Office […]

Ohio sites hacked with IS message

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Image caption The message was posted on a number of Ohio sites A number of government websites in the US state of Ohio, including that of Governor John Kasich, have been hacked to display a pro-IS message. It said President Donald Trump would be held accountable for “every drop of blood flowing in Muslim countries” […]