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Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido told CNN 17 people had died in power outages, as he accused President Nicolás Maduro's Government of their "murder," in an interview broadcast Sunday night.

What he's saying: "Venezuela has truly collapsed already," Guaido told CNN. "Imagine if in your country, you wake to the news that there's been four days without electricity because they steal from electricity plants and 17 people died. That's murder."

The other side: Maduro accused the U.S. and opposition of sabotage over the power cuts, though Venezuelan authorities have provided no proof of this.

What's next? Guaido plans to call for a "state of national emergency" in Venezuela's Parliament Monday.

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Justice Department sues Google over alleged search monopoly

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The Justice Department and 11 states Tuesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, accusing the company of using anticompetitive tactics to illegally monopolize the online search and search advertising markets.

Why it matters: The long-awaited suit is Washington's first major blow against the tech giants that many on both the right and left argue have grown too large and powerful. Still, this is just step one in what could be a lengthy and messy court battle.

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In photos: Florida breaks record for in-person early voting

Voters wait in line at John F. Kennedy Public Library in Hialeah, Florida on Oct. 19. Photo: Eva Marie Uzcategui/AFP via Getty Images

More Floridians cast early ballots for the 2020 election on Monday than in the first day of in-person early voting in 2016, shattering the previous record by over 50,000 votes, Politico reports.

The big picture: Voters have already cast over 31 million ballots in early voting states as of Tuesday, per the U.S. Elections Project database by Michael McDonald, an elections expert at the University of Florida.