Venezuela blasts Obama’s comments

Posted: May 5, 2013 at 4:36 a.m.

Venezuela’s government on Saturday angrily rejected comments made by President Barack Obama about the South American country’s political crisis and accused Washington of being behind violence that has followed its recent presidential election.

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Fur flies at gerbil agility pageant

In this Friday, May 3, 2013 photo, Libby Hanna, president of the American Gerbil Society, holds a gerbil prior to the society's annual New England pageant Saturday in Bedford, Mass. The small rodents will be judged on body type and color, and will feature agility demonstrations where they must overcome various obstacles and race to the end of the course. (AP Photo/Rodrique Ngowi)

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This Friday, April 19, 2013 photo shows the home of Katherine Russell's parents in North Kingstown, R.I. Russell, widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, has been staying there. Legal experts say intense pressure from federal authorities on what they know to be the inner circle of the two bombing suspects is part of their quest not just to determine whether Russell and the friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are culpable but also to push for as much information as possible regarding whether the bombing suspects had ties to a terrorism network or accomplices working domestically or abroad. (AP Photo/Joe Giblin)

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