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Colombia court to investigate ex-President Uribe's alleged ties to hacking

Reuters World News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 20:35
Colombia's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it would investigate former President Alvaro Uribe's possible connections to a scandal involving alleged military spying on journalists, politicians and judges.
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Brazil police arrest dozens in illegal Amazon rainforest logging ring

Reuters World News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:51
Police stormed a dozen sawmills in Brazil's Amazon rainforest in a dawn raid on Tuesday, arresting about 30 people accused of involvement in an illegal logging ring.
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Brazil sets another record for daily coronavirus deaths

Reuters World News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:38
Brazil registered another new record number of new coronavirus deaths over the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Tuesday evening, as the pandemic in Latin America's largest country shows no signs of slowing down.
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Britain to change immigration rules if China imposes security law on Hong Kong, Johnson says

Reuters World News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:11
The United Kingdom is prepared to change its immigration rules if China imposes a national security law on Hong Kong, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday in an op-ed for the South China Morning Post.
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Gambia calls for transparent probe of U.S. police shooting of diplomat's son

Reuters World News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 18:12
Gambia's government called on Tuesday for a credible and transparent investigation into the shooting death of one of its citizens by U.S. police in the state of Georgia last Friday.
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Two centrally run committees to shape UK's COVID-19 approach in shake-up: Telegraph

Reuters World News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 17:51
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is aiming to take "direct control" of the government's handling of the coronavirus outbreak in a Downing Street shake-up, the Telegraph reported late on Tuesday.
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Britain sets out review criteria for travel quarantine plans

Reuters World News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 17:37
Britain will review its quarantine procedures based on the economic impact they are having and actions being taken by other countries as ministers try to limit the risk of importing new coronavirus cases, the government said in a statement.
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UK PM prepared to change immigration rules if China imposes national security law on HK

Reuters World News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 17:32
The United Kingdom is prepared to change its immigration rules if China imposes a national security law on Hong Kong, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday in an op-ed for the South China Morning Post.
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Protests over George Floyd's death expose raw race relations worldwide

Reuters World News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 17:02
Images of a white police officer kneeling on the neck of African-American George Floyd, who then died, have sparked protests from Amsterdam to Nairobi, but they also expose deeper grievances among demonstrators over strained race relations in their own countries.
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Embattled Chilean women's minister pulls 'tears of an aggressor' ad

Reuters World News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:54
Chilean new women's minister has been forced to apologize and pull a controversial advertisement aimed at curbing an increase in domestic violence with the coronavirus pandemic.
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Rooftop movie entertains violent Venezuelan barrio during quarantine

Reuters World News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:27
The sprawling working-class area of Petare on the east side of Venezuela's capital of Caracas has made headlines recently for brutal gang battles that raged for days despite a nationwide quarantine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
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African, Haitian migrants in Honduras defy border closure in attempt to reach U.S.

Reuters World News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:00
African, Cuban and Haitian migrants stranded in Honduras after borders were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic began trekking northward on Tuesday in an attempt to reach the United States, migration authorities said.
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