‘You need to go home,’ Minnesota governor says as violence continues over George Floyd’s death

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz urged protesters to go home early Saturday after they took to the streets of Minneapolis for a fourth day and defied an 8 p.m. curfew imposed following the death of an unarmed black man. CBC | World News  More...

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Germany, a global leader on COVID-19 response, cautiously comes out of lockdown

Germany’s robust response to the coronavirus crisis early on has been widely praised — a high number of infections, yes, but a much lower death rate compared More...

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U.S. court rejects request to revive Keystone XL pipeline permit program

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday turned down the Trump administration’s request to revive a permit program for new oil and gas pipelines, an outcome that More...

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Russia expands stats on coronavirus-related deaths after criticism

The Russian government on Friday presented more detailed mortality figures for last month that include more deaths linked with the coronavirus, in a bid to dispel More...

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Brazil overtakes Spain for 5th most COVID-19 deaths, reports nearly 27,000 new cases

Coronavirus deaths in Brazil reached 27,878, the Health Ministry said on Friday, surpassing Spain to become the fifth-ranking nation in the number of dead. CBC More...

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Trump says U.S. terminating relationship with WHO as rift with China grows

President Donald Trump says the U.S. will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak in China and More...

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Iconic sites stay shut as France lifts lockdown restrictions

Hold that smile, Mona Lisa. The Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles will remain off-limits for the immediate future, as France lifts most of its More...

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Trump tweet about Minneapolis protests slapped with Twitter warning

Twitter has added a warning to one of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweets about protests in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd in police custody, More...

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New Zealand nears coronavirus eradication, but virus has grim global hold

New Zealand has all but eradicated the coronavirus with just one person in the nation of five million known to be infected. But developments were grim in other More...

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7 people shot in Kentucky in protests over police shooting death of Breonna Taylor

At least seven people were shot in Louisville as protesters turned out to demand justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot by police in her home in More...

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