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Coronavirus disrupts global fight to save endangered speciesThe coronavirus pandemic is hampering the ability of scientists to protect threatened species and habitats, from South American rainforests to African savannahs
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Prince William Shares a 'Little Secret' on His Lockdown ActivitiesIt's hard to imagine what royal family members do during lockdown, but Britain's Prince William just filled us in on one of his activities. Per CNN , the Duke of Cambridge, along with wife Kate Middleton, brother Harry, and Harry's wife, Meghan Markle, helped start Shout, the UK's first 24/7 text-message...
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A sign advises travellers to wear face coverings at Westminster Station in London, Friday, June 5, 2020.  It will become compulsory to wear face coverings whilst using public transport in England from Monday June 15. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK's rapid-fire changes on face coverings advice criticizedThe British government faced criticism Saturday for another sudden change in its advice on face coverings that has left those running hospitals in England scrambling to work out how they will be able to meet the new requirements
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British expatriate Steven Oldrid, right, films a group crossing over the site of the original WWII Pegasus Bridge during D-Day ceremonies in Benouville, Normandy, France on Saturday, June 6, 2020. Due to coronavirus measures many relatives and veterans will not make this years 76th anniversary of D-Day. Oldrid will be bringing it to them virtually as he places wreaths and crosses for families and posts the moments on his facebook page. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
One man lays wreaths in Normandy on this unusual D-DayWith the coronavirus pandemic preventing people traveling, this year's D-Day commemoration is a very different event
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A man in a vintage US WWII uniform walks at sunrise prior to a D-Day 76th anniversary ceremony in Saint Laurent sur Mer, Normandy, France, Saturday, June 6, 2020. Due to coronavirus measures many ceremonies and memorials have been cancelled in the region with the exception of very small gatherings. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
The loneliest of D-Day remembrances is hit by pandemicSaturday's D-Day remembrance in Normandy has turned out to be one of the loneliest remembrances ever
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Father Vasily Gelevan wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus, reads messages on his phone after parking his minyvan near his apartment building in Moscow, Russia. In addition to his regular duties as a Russian Orthodox priest, Father Vasily visits people infected with COVID-19 at their homes and hospitals. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Russian Orthodox priest tends to Moscow's COVID-19 patientsThe Rev. Vasily Gelevan bends over a COVID-19 patient at her apartment to administer Holy Communion and say words of comfort while clad in a hazmat suit
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Shigeru Yokota listens to his wife Sakie, the parents of Megumi Yokota who was abducted by North Korea in 1977, during a meeting in front of Megumi's photo, in Niigata, Japan in September, 2014. Shigeru Yokota died of natural causes before he was able to meet his daughter again, his group said Friday, June 5, 2020. He was 87. (Kyodo News via AP)
Japan advocate for daughter, others abducted to NKorea diesShigeru Yokota, a Japanese campaigner for the return of his daughter and a dozen others who were abducted to North Korea in the 1970s, has died
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A visitor looks at Pablo Picasso's painting 'Guernica' as the Reina Sofia museum reopeed to the public in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, June 6, 2020. Madrid's Museo del Prado opened its doors on Saturday for 1,800 visitors, after its closing during the coronavirus pandemic. The visitors were required to wear face masks and have their temperature taken before taking in what the museum called its "most iconic works". (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
The Latest: Madrid's art museums reopen, but with rulesMasterpieces by Velázquez, Goya, and Picasso have gone back on show with the reopening of the most important art museums in Spain’s capital, Madrid, after almost three months closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic
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People wear face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, June 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
Asia Today: Indonesia records single-day high in new casesIndonesia has reported nearly 1,000 new cases of the coronavirus, a new single-day high for the country that brought its total caseload past 30,000, as the government unveiled a stimulus package worth $47.6 billion to anchor the virus-battered economy
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Demonstrators hold placards during a Black Lives Matter rally in Parliament Square in London, Saturday, June 6, 2020, as people protest against the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, USA. Floyd, a black man, died after he was restrained by Minneapolis police while in custody on May 25 in Minnesota. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
Protesters support Floyd, Black Lives Matter on 3 continentsThousands of people rallied across Australia and in the capitals of Germany and Britain to honor George Floyd and voice their support for the Black Lives Matter movement Saturday
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People wearing face masks to protect against the new coronavirus ride past the Australian Embassy in Beijing, Saturday, June 6, 2020. China is advising its citizens not to visit Australia, citing racial discrimination and violence against Asians, in what appears to be Beijing's latest attempt to punish the country for advocating an investigation into the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
China urges citizens to shun Australia as dispute simmersChina is advising its citizens not to visit Australia, citing racial discrimination and violence against Asians, in what appears to be Beijing’s latest attempt to punish the country for advocating an investigation into the coronavirus pandemic
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3 Mexican police officers arrested for alleged beating deathAuthorities in western Mexico arrested three police officers, including the commissioner, and took over their local police department Friday in connection with the alleged beating death of a man in police custody
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