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Opposition MPs, Barred by Court, Take Oath in Venezuela

Venezuela's new opposition congress on Wednesday swore in three lawmakers barred by the Supreme Court from taking their seats, setting up a direct confrontation with the ruling socialists in this economically struggling country. The court had stopped the lawmakers from Amazonas state from taking their seats to give officials time to look into allegations of electoral fraud. The move enraged the opposition, which called it an attempt by judges loyal to President Nicolas Maduro to...

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