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World news in one minute: Find out what happened around the world on 15 January

Associated Press Saturday, 16 January 2016, 07:55 Last update: about 10 months ago


KEENE, New Hampshire — Bill Clinton promised voters in 1992 that they'd be getting "two for the price of one" if they elected him to the White House — a presidential duo of the young Arkansas governor and his Yale Law-educated wife. Nearly a quarter century later, the duo is back — but not quite the same.


NEW YORK — Pregnant women should avoid traveling to Latin America and Caribbean countries that have outbreaks of a tropical illness linked to birth defects, health officials say. The illness is caused by the Zika virus which is spread through mosquito bites. 


CARACAS, VENEZUELA — In a stunning display of Venezuela's tense new political order, President Nicolas Maduro suffers through a long scolding from the head of the country's new opposition Congress Friday after presenting his state of the nation address and declaring an economic emergency. 


HALEIWA, Hawaii — Two Marine Corps helicopters carrying six crew members each collided and went down off the Hawaiian island of Oahu while on a nighttime training mission, and rescuers searched choppy waters where debris had been sighted. 


MEXICO CITY — Rebellious crowds of townspeople in a rural area in central Mexico are defying police and soldiers to steal diesel from illegally tapped pipelines, creating what officials call an imminent threat of tragedies like fires that have burned dozens of people at other sites in Mexico. 

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