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Peru Locked Down Early. Now It Battles One Of The Worst Coronavirus Outbreaks

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| Peru's per capita COVID-19 mortality rate is higher than any nation except for tiny San Marino. The government's awareness campaign slogan is "COVID does not kill by itself. Let's not be accomplices."

Fast-Moving Wildfire Destroys 80% Of Small Town In Eastern Washington State

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The town of Malden lost its fire station, post office, city hall, library and most of its homes, according to the Whitman County Sheriff's Office. Police went door-to-door telling residents to flee.

Belarus Protest Leader Abducted, Local Media Reports Say

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Maria Kolesnikova was taken away by masked men in a van Monday while walking in the capital Minsk, according to reports citing eyewitnesses. She disputed official presidential election results.

Alexei Navalny, Putin Critic Who Was Poisoned, Is Out Of Coma And Improving

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The 44-year-old fell ill last month on a domestic flight in Russia. German doctors confirmed he had consumed a Soviet-era nerve agent.

5 Boats Sink At Trump Boat Parade In Texas

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Supporters of President Trump took to the water in hundreds of boats on Saturday. The traffic created choppy waters that inundated several boats. Two of the boats were still submerged Sunday.

Census Work Has Been Winding Down, But A Judge Says The Head Count Must Continue

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A federal judge in California has ordered the Trump administration to temporarily stop wrapping up in-person counting efforts for the 2020 census, as civil rights groups push for more time.

New York Attorney General To Empanel Grand Jury In Daniel Prude Death Investigation

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New York Attorney General Letitia James announced on Saturday that she is putting together a grand jury as part of an investigation into the death of Daniel Prude, who died in police custody in March.

After 6 Trials, Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Curtis Flowers

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Flowers spent 23 years behind bars for a 1996 quadruple killing at a Mississippi furniture store. Prosecutors said Friday that there were no credible witnesses available for a seventh trial.

The 2020 Kentucky Derby Called 'Unlike Any Other'

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The Kentucky Derby was delayed because of the pandemic, now demands are being made that Churchill Downs use this moment to make lasting changes and to take a stand against racial injustice.

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