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Venezuelan opposition spurns government crisis talks

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Venezuela's opposition on Wednesday spurned the crisis talks that government called to try to halt three weeks of protests that have left 14 dead. 

Venezuelan arrested opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez's wife, Lilian Tintori (C), holds flowers during a protest against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on February 26, 2014

President Nicolas Maduro had called a "national peace conference," but only the business federation and the Roman Catholic church confirmed they would attend.

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