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Mexican president replaces head of anti-corruption agency

Mexico's president has announced he is replacing the head of the government's anti-corruption agency, saying more reforms are needed

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St. Croix refinery that rained oil on neighborhoods is shutting down indefinitely

The Limetree Bay oil refinery in St. Croix said it would close indefinitely, citing "severe financial constraints" a month after the Environmental Protection Agency ordered an emergency shutdown of the plant, calling it an "imminent and substantial endangerment" to public health on the island.

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USVI oil refinery to shutter indefinitely amid violations

An oil refinery in the U.S. Virgin Islands that contaminated the environment in a series of events that forced schools to close and sickened dozens of residents has announced it would remain shuttered indefinitely

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Covid: Vaccines running out in poorer nations, WHO says

There are chronic shortages in some nations where Covid infections are surging, a key official says.

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Mexico president to investigate border shooting of innocents

Mexico's president is vowing to investigate the border shootings that left 19 dead

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Emirati rights activist Alaa Al-Siddiq dies in UK car accident

Prominent Emirati rights activist, Alaa Al-Siddiq, 33, died in a car accident near London on Saturday.

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See family's emotional reunion as daughter leaves hospital after Covid-19 battle

Children in Brazil have been dying from Covid-19 at higher rates than nearly anywhere else in the world. Doctors and researchers say the country's higher child death rate stems from several issues but the main culprit is social inequality. CNN's Isa Soares reports.

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Fifth presidential candidate detained in Nicaragua

Nicaragua's National Police have detained a fifth presidential candidate, bringing the total number of opposition leaders so far detained to 15 ahead of the November general election.

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Erdogan says Turkey and US entering 'new era' of relations

The Turkish president says Turkey and the United States are now entering a “new era” in ties, after the allies’ relationship deteriorated in recent years over an array of issues

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Rainstorms bring relief as Europe feels 1st summer heatwave

Thunderstorms brought a much-needed cooldown to parts of western Europe.

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US, EU, UK and Canada impose fresh sanctions on Belarus

The United States, European Union, United Kingdom and Canada imposed fresh sanctions on Belarus Monday in a coordinated response to the Lukashenko government's forced landing of a Ryanair flight and arrest of an opposition journalist last month as well as the "continuing repression" in the former Soviet state.

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Serbia and Montenegro clash over 1995 Srebrenica massacre

Serbia and Montenegro have clashed over Belgrade’s denial that genocide happened in the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica during the Balkan war, further straining relations between the two former close allies

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Donaldson bids to lead N. Ireland's biggest unionist party

Jeffrey Donaldson has confirmed that he will stand again for the leadership of the Democratic Unionist Party, just five weeks after narrowly losing the election to become leader of the senior party in Northern Ireland’s government

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Germany gets 1st military rabbi in over a century

The German military has gotten its first rabbi in over a century with the inauguration of Hungarian-born Zsolt Balla at a synagogue in Leipzig

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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Abiy Ahmed denies reports of hunger

The UN says 350,000 people are living in famine conditions after eight months of war in the region.

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Suu Kyi tells lawyers trial testimony against her is wrong

Lawyers for Myanmar’s ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, say she told them some of the testimony against her was wrong in her trial on criminal charges that could send her to prison and end her political career

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Ambassadors recalled after latest Nicaragua arrest

Mexico and Argentina have recalled their ambassadors to Nicaragua for consultations, a day after President Daniel Ortega’s government arrested yet another presidential contender ahead of the Nov. 7 elections

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Fully vaccinated Canadians exempt from quarantine July 5

Fully vaccinated Canadian citizens will be exempt from two weeks of quarantine when returning to the country as of July 5

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Merkel's bloc pledges stability, renewal to German voters

Germany’s center-right bloc is pledging to boost the economy without raising taxes and make the European Union nation “climate neutral” by 2045 while preserving industrial jobs

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Princess Latifa: Photo appears to show Dubai ruler's daughter in Spain

An Instagram image allegedly shows the daughter of the ruler of Dubai on "holiday" in Spain.

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