FILE PHOTO: A gravedigger prepares himself to bury the body of a person who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sao Francisco Xavier cemetery, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 29, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil registered another new record number of new coronavirus deaths over the last 24 hours,
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(Reuters) – The collapse in demand for new vehicles from U.S. rental car fleets hit automakers hard in May, even as consumer sales were stronger than expected as coronavirus stay-at-home orders began to ease. FILE PHOTO: Unused rental cars fill the Dodger Stadium parking lot as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds the daily news conference on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak with the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty (not pictured) and the Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance (not pictured), at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain May 28, 2020. Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters)
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republicans blocked a Democratic resolution on Tuesday that would have condemned President Donald Trump for the use of gas and rubber bullets against peaceful protesters near the White House. Protests have swept U.S. cities, including Washington, D.C., since the May 25 killing of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American who
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – “Battlespace” was the word U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper used to describe protest sites in the United States. The top U.S. general then reinforced that image by appearing in downtown Washington in camouflage during a Monday evening crackdown. FILE PHOTO: DC National Guard military police officers look on as demonstrators rally near
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FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed logo for Twitter is seen in this picture illustration made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina on January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo (Reuters) – Twitter Inc said on Tuesday that it appointed Patrick Pichette as chair of the social network’s board of directors, replacing Omid Kordestani. Reporting by Munsif Vengattil in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Democrats on Tuesday readied a measure condemning President Donald Trump for the tear-gassing of peaceful protesters at the White House, while one Republican voiced outright criticism of the president’s behavior. FILE PHOTO: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds her weekly news conference with Capitol Hill reporters in Washington, U.S., May 14,
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