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AP NEWS 2017-08-08
08-09-2017, 11:09 PM
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AP NEWS 2017-08-08




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This is AP news minute.

1. Vice president Mike Pence is pushing back against the news report, suggesting he is laying groundwork for a possible presidential bid in 2020, if president Donald Trump doesn't run. In a statement released by the White House, Pence says his team will focus all our efforts to advance the president's agenda, and see him re-elected in 2020.

2. Investigators are searching for suspects after an explosive advice shadowed windows and damaged office at a suburban Minneapolis mosque. No one was injured in the Saturday morning's blast. On Sunday, Minnesota governor condemned the bombing.

3. The commander of Venezuelan army says the attacker who staged in an apparent uprising in a military base was defeated. Military vehicles would be seen patrolling the base on Sunday. Venezuela has been torn by month of political upheaval.

4. A year after Rio de janeiro hosted the Olympics, its waterways remain polluted. The Brazilian city has pleaded its Olympics bid to treat 80% of its wastewater . But that never happened. Environmentalists have been protesting, calling for improved sanitation.

Padmananda Rama, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.
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