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A woman leaves after buying toilet paper at a supermarket of Petare neighborhood in Caracas, on June 13, 2016. Facing mounting pressure from food shortages, looting and increasingly violent protests, Venezuelan authorities on Friday announced the next stage of a recall referendum against embattled President Nicolas Maduro. / AFP / FEDERICO PARRA (Photo credit should read FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Venezuelans Booking Vacations to U.S. to Buy Food, Toilet Paper

Venezuela has largely run out of food. It has also run out of medicine and basics like toilet paper, soap, and laundry detergent. The situation has become so dire after 17 years of socialist rule, CNN reports, that Venezuelans with the means to do so are now traveling to the United States just to stock up on food and toilet paper.

Four alleged members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) stand by weapons as they are presented to the press at a military base in Medellin, Colombia, Saturday Aug. 28, 2010.

Peace in Colombia? Bringing FARC Children Safely Home

Out of the approximate 15,500 members of the guerrilla movement, an estimated 7,500 are child soldiers who were often kidnapped or forced into labor. Children have always played a central role in the operations of the FARC. The group uses girls and boys to install land-mines, transport explosives and kidnap hostages for ransom.

Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, a twin-engine, supersonic, all weather multirole fighter takes part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow, south west of London, on July 12, 2016. / AFP / ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Approves Boeing, Lockheed Fighter Jet Sales to Gulf: Sources

The United States on Wednesday began notifying lawmakers that it has approved $7 billion in long-stalled sales of Boeing Co (BA.N) fighter jets to Kuwait and Qatar, and more than $1 billion in Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) jets to Bahrain, sources familiar with the decision said.

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - SEPTEMBER 29:  Israeli workers prepare a Picture of former Israeli President Shimon Peres into the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, on September 29, 2016 in Jerusalem, Israel. Peres was hospitalized in the Sheba Medical Centre on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, after suffering a stroke, and passed away last night at the age of 93.  (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

Israel Preps for Arrival of 80 World Leaders for Peres Funeral

Police on Wednesday issued hasty traffic notifications across Jerusalem as security services prepared for the arrival of dozens of foreign heads of state, ministers and public figures making their way to Israel to attend the funeral ceremony in the capital on Friday of former president Shimon Peres, who died early Wednesday morning at the age of 93.