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A man lights a barricade during clashes in the Policarpo Paz Garcia neighborhood of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Following a disputed election marred by irregularities, incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the victor and will be inaugurated on Jan. 27. The opposition does not recognize Hernandez's victory and are protesting against the result. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
Protesters, police clash at roadblocks in HondurasClashes have broken out in Honduras as demonstrators protesting President Juan Orlando Hernandez's re-election blocked roads in several locations and police moved into to break up the barricades
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USGS: Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes northern ChileThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck northern Chile. The quake, which was deep at 110 kilometers (68 miles), struck at 10:06 p.m. local time Saturday
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A dove that was released on the arrival of Pope Francis roosts on a section of a red carpet at the airport in Trujillo, Peru, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Francis travelled to an area of northern Peru that is frequently hit by "El Nino" storms and was inundated in 2017 by flooding that killed more than 150 people and destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope: Femicides in Latin America a scourge that must stopPope Francis is denouncing femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women, calling for legislation to protect them and a new cultural mindset
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Locals arrange an altar of the Virgen de la Puerta during a tribute with Pope Francis, at the Plaza de Armas in Trujillo, Peru, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
The Latest: Pope decries killings of women, other violencePope Francis is denouncing the killings of women and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women
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Pope Francis celebrates a seaside Mass on Huanchaco Beach, near the city of Trujillo, Peru, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Francis travelled Saturday to northern Peru, a region still reeling from devastating floods nearly a year ago. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Cardinal rebukes pope over Chile 'slander' comments on abusePope Francis' top adviser on clerical sex abuse has implicitly rebuked the pontiff over his accusations of slander against Chilean abuse victims, saying his words were "a source of great pain for survivors of sexual abuse."
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Opposition: Venezuelan officials bury 2 killed in clashTwo people killed alongside a rebel police officer in a violent shootout with Venezuelan security forces have been buried by government officials despite protests from relatives, an opposition lawmaker said Saturday
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Pope's top sex abuse adviser implicitly criticizes Francis over slander accusation, says it was "source of great pain"Pope's top sex abuse adviser implicitly criticizes Francis over slander accusation, says it was "source of great pain"
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Brazilian state decrees emergency over yellow fever outbreakThe government of Brazil's southeastern state of Minas Gerais has decreed a state of emergency for its public health system due to the outbreak of yellow fever in 94 of its 853 cities
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Pope Francis marries flight attendants Carlos Ciuffardi, left, and Paola Podest, center, during a flight from Santiago, Chile, to Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying these two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline during the flight. The couple had been married civilly in 2010, however, they said they couldn’t follow-up with a church ceremony because of the 2010 earthquake that hit Chile. (L'Osservatore Romano Vatican Media/Pool Photo via AP)
Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptialsA day after Pope Francis grabbed headlines by marrying two flight attendants while flying 36,000 feet over Chile, the conservative Catholic commentariat questioned the legitimacy of the impromptu sacrament
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Pope Francis waves as he departs the government palace in Lima, Peru, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
The Latest: Traditionalist blog questions mid-flight weddingThe honeymoon, as it were, is apparently over
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Pope Francis listens to the speech by Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski at the government palace in Lima, Peru, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
Pope: Corruption is 'social virus' infecting Latin AmericaPope Francis strongly condemned corruption in Latin America as a "social virus" infecting all aspects of life in stern remarks Friday to Peru's president and high-ranking political leaders
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Pope Francis embraces a child during his visit to the Hogar Principito, or Little Prince home, a shelter for children who were working in the mines, in Puerto Maldonado, Peru, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Francis travelled deep into the Amazonian rainforest to demand an end to the relentless exploitation of its timber, gas and gold and the recognition of its indigenous peoples as the primary custodians to determine the future of "our common home." (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope to indigenous: Amazon is 'heart of the church'From deep in the scorching Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis demands that corporations stop their relentless extraction of timber, gas and gold from God's "holy ground," and called on governments to allow its indigenous peoples to help determine its future
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