Protests over Venezuela election

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Opposition supporters react as they hear the official presidential elections results in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, April 14, 2013.  Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor, Nicolas Maduro, won a razor-thin victory in Sunday's special presidential election, edging the opposition leader Henrique Capriles by only about 300,000 votes, electoral officials announced. (AP Photo/Enric Marti)

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Political tension in Venezuela rose after the government said it would proclaim acting President Nicolás Maduro as president-elect on April 15, despite opposition calls for a full recount from the bitterly contested election.

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