Venezuela’s socialist leaders seize bakeries in ‘bread war’

In this March 17, 2017 photo, an employee of the Minka state-run bakery carries bags of bread to be distributed to state-run grocery stores in Caracas, Venezuela. Agents from the National Superintendent of Fair Prices raided Mansion’s Bakery last week and accused the owners of hoarding scarce sacks of government-imported flour, saying the subsidized goods should have been used to make price-regulated loaves but instead was turned into more expensive croissants and sweet rolls. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

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DIVIDED AMERICA: To some, Trump is a desperate survival bid

Billy Prater, 27, adjusts a Donald Trump sign on his fence in Beech Creek, W.Va., in Mingo County on April 28, 2016. Laid off from the mines, he had been out of work for more than a year. Now he works for the railroad, but the major customer is the collapsing coal industry so his work is unsteady. He was a registered Democrat from a family of diehard Democrats. But when he hung the Trump sign, his neighbors started calling and sending him messages, asking where he got it and how to get their own. “Everybody on this creek wants one,” he said. “He’s honest. He says thing that he probably shouldn’t say. We respect that, because it means he’s not buttering us up.” (AP Photo/Claire Galofaro)

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Poverty in Russia rising at fastest pace since 1990s turmoil

FILE – In this file photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, an elderly man, left, looks around at a supermarket in Moscow, Russia. The World Bank has cut its growth forecasts for the Russian economy, predicting it will contract 1.9 percent this year due to low oil prices and international sanctions, and warns of a rise in poverty. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file)

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Greek farmers clash with riot police in pensions protest

Farmers clash with riot police during a protest outside Agriculture ministry in Athens, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Farmers from across Greece have begun gathering in Athens for a two-day protest against the government and its plans to impose new tax hikes and pension charges. Bailout lenders are demanding that Greece scrap tax breaks for farmers and impose pension reforms that will lead to higher monthly contributions from the self employed and salaried employees. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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Tunisia imposes nationwide curfew amid spreading unrest

Police forces face protesters in the city of Ennour, near Kasserine, Tunisia, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Tunisia has declared a curfew in the western city after clashes between police and more than 1,000 young protesters demonstrating for jobs. Tensions have risen in Kasserine since Sunday when an unemployed youth killed himself by scaling an electricity transmission tower to protest his rejection for a government job. (AP Photo/Moncef Tajouri)

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