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Nations Employ Drastic Tactics to Fight Microscopic Foe

MADRID, Spain — Tens of millions of students stayed home on three continents, security forces went on standby to guard against large gatherings of people, and bars, restaurants and offices closed Friday to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The vi...
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Renovation Chief: Notre Dame Cathedral Is Not Saved Yet

PARIS — The French general overseeing the reconstruction of fire-devastated Notre Dame Cathedral says the Paris landmark is not saved yet because there's still a risk its vaulted ceilings might collapse. Gen. Jean-Louis Georgelin told French broadcaster CNe...
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Brazil Accepts Planes From Chile to Fight Amazon Fires

PORTO VELHO, Brazil — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said he has accepted four planes from Chile to help fight Amazon fires, and he accused the French president of portraying himself as "the one and only person" concerned about the environment...
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Trump Portrays G-7 as a Lovefest, Papering Over Differences

BIARRITZ, France — Never mind his differences with world leaders on China, trade, Russia, Iran and more. President Donald Trump's takeaway message from the Group of Seven summit in France was "unity." In fact, "flawless" unity. During this year's gathering ...