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UN chief urges fast action to avoid ‘global food emergency’

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UNITED NATIONS (Net) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for immediate action Tuesday to avoid a "global food emergency," saying more than 820 million people are hungry, some 144 million children under 5-years-old are stunted, and the COVID-19 pandemic is making things worse.
He said there is more than enough food to feed the world's 7.8 billion people but "our food systems are failing."
The U.N. chief launched a policy briefing on the Impact of COVID-19 on Food Security and...
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South Carolina's Graham taking on 3 Republican challengers

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (Net) — In the next step of a race already on pace to become the most expensive in South Carolina history, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is taking on three little-known GOP challengers in Tuesday's primary election, the last marker ahead of an expected general election face-off with...
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Hong Kong leader says all should learn from year of protest

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HONG KONG (Net) — A year on from the start of Hong Kong's anti-government protests, the leader of the semi-autonomous Chinese city said Tuesday that all sides should learn from the difficulties and challenging times over the past year.
"Everyone has to learn their lesson, including the Hong...
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Mexican families struggle to send virus victims back home

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NEW YORK (Net) — When Crescencio Flores died of coronavirus in New York, his parents back in Mexico asked for one thing: that their son be sent home for burial.
The 56-year-old construction worker had been in the United States for 20 years, regularly sending money to his parents but never going...
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S Korea's cases surpass 50 for 2nd day

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SEOUL, South Korea (Net) — South Korea on Sunday reported 57 additional cases of the coronavirus, marking a second day in a row that its daily jump is above 50 as authorities struggle to suppress a spike in infections in the densely populated Seoul area.
The new cases took the country's total...
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