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Disputed Sri Lankan PM Faces 2nd No-Confidence Motion

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Lawmakers in Sri Lanka's Parliament supporting disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa threw books, chairs and chili powder mixed with water to try to block the proceedings Friday, a day after a fierce brawl between rival lawmakers worsened political turmoil in the island nation. Police who escorted Speaker Karu Jayasuriya into the chamber held boards around him to protect him from being hit by the angry Rajapaksa loyalists, who did not allow him to sit in the speaker's chair....


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