• 2 dead as Venezuela protests turn violent outside capital

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A day that began with largely peaceful protests against Venezuela’s socialist government took a violent turn Monday as fierce clashes between state security and demonstrators killed at least two people.

  • Argentina defender Martin Demichelis to retire after season

    MALAGA, Spain (AP) — Argentine defender Martin Demichelis, who won one Premier League and four Bundesliga titles, says he will retire after the season.

  • EU urges end to Venezuela violence against protesters

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is urging Venezuelan authorities to halt the use of violence against peaceful anti-government protesters and says it stands ready to help the country through its political crisis.