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Human Race

Human Race
by The Editors
Posted 4/26/17, 08:46 pm

Killed

At least 26 people have died in recent Venezuelan riots against socialist President Nicolás Maduro, as the country’s economic misery grows. The rallies, in cities across the country, have attracted an unusual number of protesters. Maduro has mobilized the National Guard and pro-government gangs, who have used tear gas, rubber bullets, and other weapons to beat back crowds. The first casualty recorded, Carlos Moreno, 17, was killed after pro-government gangs surrounded protesters, threw tear gas canisters at them, and opened fire. Moreno was shot through the head.

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By the numbers

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by The Editors
Posted 4/26/17, 08:26 pm

10

The number of tennis legend Rafael Nadal’s title wins at the Monte Carlo Masters after his victory there on April 23—the most wins at a single men’s tournament by any player.

$2.6 billion

The amount spent by Americans on Easter candy this year, according to a National Retail Federation estimate.

140,000

The number of employees at Sears Holdings, whose officials announced this year they had “substantial doubt” that its Sears and Kmart brands could survive.

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Quick Takes

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by The Editors
Posted 4/13/17, 03:18 pm

Uncovering the truth

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