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    Clashes Erupt in Venezuela Between Government and Opposition 

    Gunfire could be heard in the capital city of Caracas after opposition leader Juan Guaidó appeared next to military officers and urged protesters to rise up against President Nicolás Maduro. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence tweeted his support for the move, while Russian officials condemned Guaidó for inciting violence. 

    Can Maduro hang on? It’s unclear how many officers back Guaidó, but the self-declared president says he has the support of most of the army — which, if true, could spell doom for Maduro.

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