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Venezuelan opposition activists confront a police armoured vehicle during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, on May 1, 2017

VIDEO: Armored Vehicle Drives into Crowd of Protesters in Venezuela

Demonstrations in Caracas, Venezuela turned violent on Wednesday, bringing a police response that included a Venezuelan National Guard armored car running into a crowd of demonstrators after a firebomb was thrown at it. The Venezuelan opposition claims there were over 300 injuries from clashes throughout the day. One fatality has also been reported.

Organizers of Ann Coulter Talk at UC Berkeley Fear Further Violence

Organizers of an event at the University of California Berkeley with conservative firebrand Ann Coulter are fearful of more violence from left-wing anarchist groups, following the riots that took place before an event with former Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos last month.

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo (Gregorio Borgia / Associated Press)

Water District to San Jose’s Anti-Trump Mayor: You Failed

The Santa Clara Valley Water District wrote to anti-Trump San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on Tuesday, placing blame squarely on his administration for mismanaging the Coyote Creek flood last month that caught the city by surprise and forced the evacuation of 14,000 residents.

A worker cleans up what remains a Subway sandwich shop at the looted SuperLider commercial center in Maracay, Venezuela, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. People looted the commercial center starting Monday night, after almost two weeks of protests that began with students and were soon joined by others in several cities, upset over crime, economic problems and heavy-handed government response to the protests. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

Beijing Demands Protection as Venezuela’s Rioters Target Chinese Businesses

The government of China has demanded that Venezuela make an effort to “restore social order” following a string of attacks against Chinese-owned businesses in cities like Bolívar, where the socialist government’s decision to invalidate the nation’s highest-denomination bolívar bill triggered riots that damaged hundreds of storefronts.