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Thousands protest against government in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Thousands of Argentines are protesting against the government of President Cristina Fernandez. But with only days left before a primary election tests her support, the crowds are much smaller than in previous pot-banging street protests.

Thursday night marks the end of campaigning ahead of Sunday’s vote, but a huge and deadly gas explosion in Rosario prompted politicians to cancel final campaign rallies, and deflated the protesters’ plans.

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