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Trump arrives in France for G7 as global economy shudders

6 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

BIARRITZ, FRANCE - As the global economy shudders, the Middle East boils and the Amazon rainforest burns, world leaders are convening on France's Atlantic coast for a weekend...
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24 photos show the Amazon rainforest before and after the devastating wildfires

24 photos show the Amazon rainforest before and after the devastating wildfires

50 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Almost 73,000 fires have been recorded in the Amazon Rainforest this year - nearly double 2018's total of about 40,000 fires. The fires are coming from people farming and...
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Earth is a spaceship, and the Amazon is a crucial part of our life-support system. Here's why we need the world's largest rainforest

Earth is a spaceship, and the Amazon is a crucial part of our life-support system. Here's why we need the world's largest rainforest

50 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Record-breaking fires have hit the Amazon rainforest this year, most of which were lit by people clearing land for farming . If too much of the Amazon disappears, that could...
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The Amazon Rainforest is burning. Here's why there are so many fires and what it all means for the planet

The Amazon Rainforest is burning. Here's why there are so many fires and what it all means for the planet

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

So far this year, Brazil has experienced more than 76,000 fires - nearly double the 2018 total of 40,000. Some 10,000 of these fires have started in the past few weeks, many of...
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3 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

The Amazon is ablaze, world leaders convene for the G-7, and Nigeria marks a global health milestone.
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'Every year we have wildfires': Brazil's president insists fires in the Amazon are no worse than normal, as he sends the army in to fight the blazes

'Every year we have wildfires': Brazil's president insists fires in the Amazon are no worse than normal, as he sends the army in to fight the blazes

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

After intense international pressure, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday finally moved to battle the devastating blazes sweeping through the Amazon rainforest. In a...
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Thousands of people marched in São Paulo to pressure the Brazilian government to do something about the burning Amazon Rainforest. Here's what it looked like on the ground

Thousands of people marched in São Paulo to pressure the Brazilian government to do something about the burning Amazon Rainforest. Here's what it looked like on the ground

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Thousands of people marched in São Paulo Friday night to demand action to help the burning Amazon Rainforest. The demonstration began at the São Paulo Museum of Art on Paulista...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro sends army to fight Amazon fires

9 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

As EU threatens trade retaliation, Brazilian president announces he has authorised troops to help contain raging fires.
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Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Authorizes Military to Battle Massive Amazon Rainforest Fire

11 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The Amazon rainforest is vital in that it not only provides so much oxygen, but that the burning of the forest is also a roadblock in the battle against global warming.
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Does ViacomCBS stand a chance against streaming giants Netflix and Amazon?

12 hours ago   |   NBC News

CEO Bob Bakish is covering all bases, hoping that CBS will catch any subscribers who fall off the pay model that Viacom offers.
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Former police officer accused of lying to get warrant faces murder charges after botched raid

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Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone radiation treatment for a malignant tumor that was discovered on her pancreas, the Supreme Court said. The 86-year-old on Friday... Read more ...

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Opinion: We Are Risking Health And Life

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‘They wanted it more than us': Australia hands USA basketball team 1st...

‘They wanted it more than us': Australia hands USA basketball team 1st defeat in 13 years

For the first time in 13 years, a USA team stocked with players from the NBA has been defeated, as Australia pulled off a nail-biting 98-94 win in Melbourne, snapping the USA's... Read more ...

Iran announces successful test of ‘new missile' amid rising Gulf tensions

Iran announces successful test of ‘new missile' amid rising Gulf tensions

Tehran successfully test-fired a new missile, according to the leader of the elite Revolutionary Guards. The launch comes as Tehran seeks to deter military escalation with the... Read more ...

Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout Dodgers 10-2

Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout Dodgers 10-2

LOS ANGELES - Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam off All-Star Hyun-Jin Ryu and added a solo shot to help the Yankees set a club record for homers in a month, and New York routed... Read more ...

China retaliates with tariffs on $75 billion of US goods

China retaliates with tariffs on $75 billion of US goods

China will place tariffs of 5% or 10% on U.S. imports starting on Sept. 1, according to a statement posted by China's Finance Ministry. Read more ...

Lions lose Davis, Ragnow to injuries and game 24-20 to Bills

Lions lose Davis, Ragnow to injuries and game 24-20 to Bills

DETROIT - Matthew Stafford threw a go-ahead touchdown in his first preseason game of the year and the Buffalo Bills came back to beat the Detroit Lions 24-20 Friday night in a... Read more ...

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

The little boy was saving money for a trip to Dave and Buster's, according to his family. Read more ...