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3 key takeaways from Biden’s Summit of the Americas
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3 key takeaways from Biden’s Summit of the Americas

Los Angeles (CNN) – In an odd twist of scheduling, President Joe Biden was meeting here Thursday with a leader…
Death toll from heavy rain in northeastern Brazil rises to 91
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Death toll from heavy rain in northeastern Brazil rises to 91

São Paulo, Brazil (CNN) = Residents in Brazil’s northeastern state of Pernambuco were bracing for more days of heavy rain…
This narrow corridor of land could mean life or death for jaguars in Belize
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This narrow corridor of land could mean life or death for jaguars in Belize

(CNN) – Jaguar spots are etched in black ink on Reynold Cal’s lower arms. Tattooed on the left is the…
Don’t look up: 2022’s first solar eclipse will appear in the southern hemisphere today
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Don’t look up: 2022’s first solar eclipse will appear in the southern hemisphere today

(CNN) – Today, people in some parts of southern South America, Antarctica, and the Pacific and Southern Oceans will be…
At least 20 killed in Ecuador prison riot
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At least 20 killed in Ecuador prison riot

(CNN) – Ecuadorian authorities said Monday they are in “total control” of a prison in the south of the country…
From Pakistan to Peru, soaring food and fuel prices are tipping countries over the edge
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From Pakistan to Peru, soaring food and fuel prices are tipping countries over the edge

London (CNN Business) – When people took to the streets in Egypt in 2011, protesters chanted about freedom and social…
Violence in eastern Colombia has left 130 dead this year, UN and Catholic Church say
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Violence in eastern Colombia has left 130 dead this year, UN and Catholic Church say

(CNN) – Some 130 people have been killed and more than 3,000 have been forcibly displaced this year as violence…
At least 14 killed, including 7 children, after floods in landslides in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state
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At least 14 killed, including 7 children, after floods in landslides in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state

(CNN) – At least 14 people were killed, including seven children, after days of heavy rains triggered flooding and landslides…
Rain-fed landslides, flooding kill at least 19 in Brazil
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Rain-fed landslides, flooding kill at least 19 in Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Landslides and flooding caused by heavy rains killed at least 19 people in Brazil’s most populous…
As global COVID-19 deaths top 4 million, a suicide in Peru
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As global COVID-19 deaths top 4 million, a suicide in Peru

AREQUIPA, Peru (AP) — On the last day of Javier Vilca’s life, his wife stood outside a hospital window with…
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