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Colombians demand tough punishments in rape of indigenous girl

BOGOTA, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Colombians have taken to social media and online petitioning to demand that seven soldiers charged with the sexual assault...

Florida Smashes Daily Record for New Coronavirus Cases With 10,109; Total Nears 170,000

Florida reported more than 10,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases for the first time Thursday, a milestone that is six times higher than where the...

UK court recognises Guaido as Venezuela’s president in gold dispute

LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain has recognised Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s president, the English High Court ruled today, in a...

At least 52 killed in Ethiopia protests over singer’s death

ADDIS ABABA, (Reuters) – At least 50 people were killed in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region in protests following the fatal shooting of a popular singer,...

Brazil military moves to protect Indigenous people from COVID-19 deep in Amazon forest

BOA VISTA, Brazil, (Reuters) – Brazil’s military delivered protective supplies and medicines yesterday by helicopter to isolated Amazon indigenous communities bordering Venezuela and...

U.S. coronavirus cases rise by 47,000, biggest one-day spike of pandemic

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – New U.S. COVID-19 cases rose by more than 47,000 yesterday according to a Reuters tally, the biggest one-day spike since...

WHO calls for Brazil to better coordinate efforts against coronavirus

SAO PAULO/GENEVA,  (Reuters) – Brazil still faces a “big challenge” to curb the coronavirus pandemic and should do more to integrate its efforts at...

California, Texas see record COVID-19 surges, Arizona clamps down

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – California and Texas both marked record spikes in new COVID-19 infections yesterday, a Reuters tally showed, as Los Angeles...

Brazil: Yanomami men killed by illegal gold miners in northern Brazil, tribe says

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Two Yanomami men were killed with shotguns by gold rush miners on their reservation in the northern Amazon region, according to...

Global coronavirus deaths top half a million

SYDNEY/BEIJING, (Reuters) – The death toll from COVID-19 reached half a million people yesterday, according to a Reuters tally, a grim milestone for...

WHO reports largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases by its count, at more than 183,000...

Three killed, three seriously injured in English knife attack, police say

LONDON (Reuters) – Three people were killed and another three seriously injured when a man went on a stabbing rampage in the English town...

Brazil records nearly 50,000 coronavirus deaths as crisis deepens

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Nearly 50,000 people have died from the coronavirus in Brazil, the world No. 2 hotspot, with 1,022 fatalities in...

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Over three dozen shot, two killed overnight on violent July 4th weekend in NYC: cops

Over 30 people were shot overnight in the city — 14 of them in northern Manhattan, police sources said. The NYPD wasn’t able to immediately...

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Guyana: 25-year-old Lethem teacher dies from COVID-19

(NEWSSOURCE GUYANA) The Ministry of Public Health has announced that Guyana has recorded its 15th COVID-19 related death, which is the third for this...

Study confirms new version of coronavirus spreads faster, but doesn’t make people sicker

(CNN) — A global study has found strong evidence that a new form of the coronavirus has spread from Europe to the US. The new...