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Religious leaders call for global ban on so-called gay conversion therapies

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London Hundreds of religious leaders have joined forces to push for a global ban on gay conversion therapies, treatments that claim to be able to change a person's sexual orientation or identity. More than 370 figure...

What global readers want to hear from Biden and Trump on the debate stage

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This was adapted from the October 22 edition of CNN's Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Click here to read past editions and subscribe. This is it. We've made it to the las...

Biden’s decrees vault America back onto the global stage. A whiplashed world wonders for how long

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Within hours of taking office, US President Joe Biden set to work signing a blizzard of executive orders, memorandums and directives to agencies, ranging from steps to combat the coronavirus to beginning the process...

Air pollution a cause of UK girl’s death, finds global landmark ruling

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London A nine-year-old girl who died after an asthma attack is thought to be the first person in the world to have air pollution listed as a cause of death in a landmark coroner's ruling. Ella Kissi-Debrah lived in L...

Apollo Global Management CEO requests board review of his ties to Jeffrey Epstein

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New York (CNN Business)The board of private equity firm Apollo Global Management is reviewing ties between its CEO Leon Black and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, according to an Apollo spokesperson. Black req...

The bee population is dying. Researchers have created the first global map of the species to save them

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More than 20,000 species of bee exist throughout the world -- and they are dying, thanks to climate change, pesticide poisoning and plant loss. Researchers have taken an important first step toward bee conservation...

Trump’s loss dealt a blow to global populism. But the movement is still alive and kicking

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For four years, Donald Trump has been the world's standard-bearer for right-wing populism. The movement didn't begin with Trump, but the US President championed it in a way no other leader could, using the weight of...

Judge rules against DHS in Global Entry case after department admitted to false statements

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A federal judge ruled on Tuesday against the Department of Homeland Security, finding that the department acted unlawfully earlier this year when it banned New York residents from Trusted Traveler Programs like Glob...

How to help teens cope in a global pandemic

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Teens are struggling during the pandemic, with social isolation, loss and financial woes on top of what's already a tumultuous time in their young lives. Parents worry it will only get worse as holiday celebrations ...

The teen who sparked a global movement with her video of George Floyd’s final moments receives an award for her bravery

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Darnella Frazier's impulse to pull out her cell phone and hit record on May 25 had a profound impact. The 17-year-old had ventured out to the store with her younger cousin that day when she saw a man handcuffed and ...

Watchdogs open probes into alleged misconduct and retaliation at US Agency for Global Media

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Washington Two government watchdogs have launched investigations into allegations of retaliation and misconduct by President Donald Trump's head of the US Agency for Global Media. It is the latest development to hit ...

Canada begins Covid-19 vaccinations, but officials fear supply issues due to global scramble

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Ottawa It may not have been Santa's sleigh but Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau knows that for most of the country, the UPS flight was nearly as good. Within minutes of the first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech va...

Almost two-thirds of people believe climate change is a global emergency, UN poll finds

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Nearly two-thirds of respondents believe that climate change is a "global emergency," according to a survey of 1.2 million people in dozens of countries around the globe -- and many want urgent action to tackle the ...

Myanmar will test Biden’s commitment to defending global democracy

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This was excerpted from the February 2 edition of CNN's Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Click here to read past editions and subscribe. Myanmar's military coup is a traged...

Fighting anti-Semitism online requires a global effort

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The Inter-Parliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Anti-Semitism is made up of a multiparty group of lawmakers from Israel, the US, Canada, Australia, and the UK. The views expressed in this commentary belong to the...

China’s President Xi Jinping pushes global cooperation, saying ‘arrogant isolation will always fail’

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for a return to multilateralism, with leaders working together to put the global economy back on track, in his first speech since his US counterpart, Joe Biden, took office. ...

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