The Lead’s 5 at 10

5 at 10

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  • State Department slams Venezuela ‘sham’ elections – Fox News
    • Venezuelans allegedly voted Sunday to give President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist party nearly unlimited authority. The administration claimed over 8 million votes in support of the move, but it is estimated that fewer than 4 million actually voted. The State Department and U.N. Ambassador both announced that the election was a sham and an authoritarian power grab.