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Legal news from Sunday, July 30, 2017
by Matthew Santiago

Violent protests in Venezuela broke out on Sunday as the nation held a controversial election for a new assembly that would have the power to rewrite the nation's constitution. Activists clashed with security forces in retaliation against the bill, resulting in at least seven deaths. Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro's has claimed that the new Constituent …

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by Matthew Santiago

Foreign ministers from Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates stated on Sunday that the four nations are open to dialogue with Qatar regarding the 13 demands imposed against the Gulf state early last month. The demands against Qatar were prompted by allegations that Qatar condones and funds terrorist activity. During a joint …

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by Devin Montgomery

The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday ordered the US to reduce its number of diplomats in the country to 455 and evacuate two buildings used by the embassy. The Ministry said the change is in response to pending US sanctions against Russia, which US President Donald Trump said Friday he intended to sign …

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