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Alaska pot supporters make deal with opponents

...supporters are criticizing the "No On 2" campaign along the same lines as the national group, saying one of the opposition leaders is part owner of an Anchorage restaurant that sells beer."It is troubling that the effort to keep marijuana illegal...
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Venezuelan opposition leader sits out dialogue

...convened Monday without the country's most prominent opposition leader.Gov. Henrique Capriles, the opposition candidate...also said he would not participate while another opposition leader, Leopoldo Lopez, remains jailed along with dozens...
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Protests continue in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan opposition leaders condemned the government Thursday for its heavy-handed...the response to the protests and the jailing of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez. "If this isn't a totalitarian...
Rwandan leader accused in South Africa killing of ex-spy chief

...and a rope were found in the hotel room safe. There is a possibility that he might have been strangled."Rwandan opposition leader Theogene Rudasingwa identified the hotel as the Michelangelo Towers and called the death an assassination that fit...
A look at key US sanctions against Myanmar

...released political prisoners, signed cease-fires with ethnic rebels, opened the economy and held elections that saw opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi take a seat in Parliament, the U.S. normalized diplomatic relations and suspended most major...
Dying for democracy in Syria

...Sooner or later the Assad regime will end. The international community must help the opposition by funding various opposition leaders to build political parties, so we can be ready to govern. It must help build democratic institutions and educate...
Chavez back in Venezuela, stirs succession talk

...on a survey by the pollster Hinterlaces that showed Vice President Nicolas Maduro with a double-digit lead over opposition leader Henrique Capriles if a vote were held.Chavez hasn't spoken publicly since before his latest cancer surgery in...
This Day in History the summit opening, President Clinton delivered a speech at Waseda University. In 1998, imprisoned Nigerian opposition leader Moshood Abiola died of what the government said was a heart attack. In 2002, Afghanistan's vice president, Abdul...
This Day in History

...left Lebanon by ship under an evacuation plan mediated by the United States. In 1983, 20 years ago, Philippine opposition leader Benigno S. Aquino Jr., ending a self-imposed exile in the United States, was shot dead moments after stepping...
Musharraf needs to act wisely

...the polls; he could be seen as profiting from her passing. In fact, Bhutto's sudden death has prompted another opposition leader, Nawaz Sharif, also a former prime minister, to declare that a fair vote is now impossible, hence his party's...


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