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Beauty queens flee Venezuela to find work abroad

More than two million people have fled Venezuela since the start of the economic crisis. The exodus is even affecting one of the country's most successful industries: beauty queens. Estimated at a value of several billion dollars, the country's pageant industry boasts six Miss Worlds and seven Miss Universes, beating all international records. But it seems Venezuela is no longer the right place for these young women to make their dream a reality.


Meanwhile, the chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee is demanding that Donald Trump clarify whether or not the Saudi crown prince was behind the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But Trump showed no sign that he would pursue strong action against the Saudi prince.

And as a migrant caravan moves up from Central America to the US-Mexico border, we meet some Americans who've taken matters into their own hands, with volunteer militia groups patrolling the border.

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