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Brazil tops 1 million cases as coronavirus spreads inland

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SAO PAULO (Net) — Brazil's government confirmed on Friday that the country has risen above 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases, second only to the United States.
The country's health ministry said that the total now stood at 1,032,913, up more than 50,000 from Thursday. The ministry said the sharp increase was due to corrections of previous days' underreported numbers.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro still downplays the risks of the virus after nearly 50,000 deaths from COVID-19 in...
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Japan's economy reopening cautiously, balancing health risks

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TOKYO (Net) — The roller coasters are back running in Tokyo but with requests to not scream. Restaurants are offering more take-out and outdoor seating. Major retailer Uniqlo's new "cool and dry" mask, three for 990 yen ($9), sold out Friday shortly after it was put on the shelves.
Japan's...
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Police accountability bills stall in Minnesota Legislature

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MINNEAPOLIS (Net) — A special session of the Minnesota Legislature appeared to be in a stalemate Friday with both parties deeply divided on how far lawmakers should go toward remaking policing in the state where George Floyd was killed.
The Democratic-controlled House early Friday passed an...
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Chileans mass produce caskets to deal with COVID onslaught

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SANTIAGO, Chile (Net) — Nicolás Bergerie's family has been making coffins for four generations, with barely any alteration. But when he saw the coronavirus ravaging Europe, he decided to roll out a new product.
The "COVID" is a casket that eliminates precious woods, detailed carvings and glass...
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Pakistan reports 153 deaths, highest daily toll

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ISLAMABAD (Net):- Pakistan has reported 153 COVID-19 fatalities, a new daily record, as infections continue to spiral, pushing the overall number of confirmed cases to 171,665.
Pakistan recorded 6,604 new infections in the last 24 hours. The total death toll stands at 3,382.
Hospitals are filling...
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