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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A controversial equal pay article, and violence on Venezuela’s election day. Here’s Sunday’s news.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s news.


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VENEZUELA-CARACAS-POLITICS-ASSEMBLY A man casts his vote during the election of the National Constituent Assembly today. Source: Fausto Torrealba via PA Images

#VENEZUELA: A leading candidate in today’s controversial elections and four others were killed during violent anti-government protests and riots.

#GERMANY: Police said that a gunman who opened fire at a packed nightclub this morning, killing one and wounding four, was likely motivated by a personal feud.

#SPAIN: More than 22,000 people were evacuated last night when the stage at an electronic music festival near Barcelona erupted in flames.

#BIRMINGHAM: A 27-year-old man was charged with rape after a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted twice in one night by two separate attackers.

#AUSTRALIA: An Islamist-inspired “terrorist plot” to bring down an airplane with an improvised explosive was foiled after raids across Sydney.


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