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Mystery elephant killer could leave herd "decimated," expert warns


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:54:41 -0400

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Something has killed more than 350 elephants in the country's Okavango Delta, and officials hope to have some answers in the coming week.

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Philippines Congress officially silences nation's biggest broadcaster


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:31:00 -0400

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President Duterte's office denies any role in depriving ABS-CBN of its broadcast license, but he's threatened the network for years.

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Turkey's president formally reconverts Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into a mosque


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:08:12 -0400

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A 1934 Cabinet decision had turned the iconic and hugely symbolic site into a museum.

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Trump appointee cutting 10 visas for international journalists


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:36:00 -0400

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The number of Voice of America journalists' visas being stalled may grow in the coming months after CBS News first reported last month that possible cuts to J-1 visas were feared under Michael Pack's leadership.

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Mayor of South Korean capital found dead after leaving "sorry" note


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 05:20:40 -0400

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Body of popular politician Park Won-soon was found on a mountain outside Seoul 2 days after an ex-secretary reportedly alleged sexual misconduct.

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"Watermelon snow" in Italian Alps may be climate change red flag


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:07:01 -0400

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The bizarre pink snow can accelerate snow melt in the fragile mountain region.

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Retailers nix coconut milk from suppliers using monkey labor


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:27:03 -0400

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Animal activist group PETA says undercover investigation found chained macaque monkeys forced into manual labor.

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Border apprehensions rose in June, despite expulsions policy


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:43:45 -0400

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Border officials have carried out more than 70,000 expulsions of migrants under an emergency coronavirus order.

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Expert sees "new level of repression" in Russian journalist's arrest


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:55:05 -0400

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Many see detention of former defense reporter Ivan Safronov as the latest example of the Putin regime's efforts to silence independent journalists.

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COVID-weary Japanese turn to cars for shelter from deadly flooding


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:59:51 -0400

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Japan is accustomed to earthquakes and flooding, but this time disaster has struck amid a health crisis, turning a trusted system on its head.

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Melania Trump sculpture in Slovenia set on fire on July 4


Created: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:27:17 -0400

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As the U.S. celebrated its Independence Day and President Trump vowed to punish those who destroy U.S. monuments, a life-sized sculpture of first lady Melania Trump was burned near her hometown in Slovenia.

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Trump hosts Mexican president for first visit at White House


Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:50:00 -0400

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The two leaders are recognizing the USMCA, which took effect July 1.

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New rule would deny asylum to migrants on public health grounds


Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:46:04 -0400

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The U.S. has already been expelling most border-crossers, including unaccompanied children, under a separate CDC order.

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World Health Organization chief says virus outbreak is "accelerating"


Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 09:24:11 -0400

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Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said "we have clearly not reached the peak of the pandemic."

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U.S. considers banning TikTok and other apps, Pompeo says


Created: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 09:00:33 -0400

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Pompeo doesn't recommend downloading the app unless "you want your private information in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party."

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Trump moves to officially withdraw U.S. from WHO


Created: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 22:30:00 -0400

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A senior administration official confirmed to CBS News the U.S. notice of withdrawal has been submitted to the United Nations secretary-general.

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What we don't know about the coronavirus


Created: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:33:46 -0400

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After more than 500 deaths, there are still many unknowns.

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ICE says foreign students can't take online-only fall classes while in U.S.


Created: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:57:31 -0400

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Foreign students in the U.S. planning to attend schools that will only offer online classes in the fall will need to transfer, depart the country or face potential deportation.

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Brazil's president tests positive for COVID-19


Created: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:41:30 -0400

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The president has downplayed the virus' severity, often appeared in public to shake hands with supporters and mingle with crowds.

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"The Rules of Contagion" and how coronavirus and other outbreaks spread


Created: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:06:18 -0400

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As coronavirus cases continue to rise in the U.S., mathematician and epidemiologist Adam Kucharski explores how outbreaks of all kinds spread in his new book "The Rules Of Contagion." Kucharski joins "CBS This Morning" to explain the factors that drive outbreaks, from infections to fake news.

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American detained for 486 days in Egyptian prison returns home


Created: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 20:20:58 -0400

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Mohamed Amashah​, a dual Egyptian-American citizen was arrested in 2019 after holding a sign in Cairo's Tahrir Square that read: "Freedom for all the political prisoners."

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Social distancing rules defied as UK pubs reopen


Created: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:15:57 -0400

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After months of lockdown, countries across the pond are slowly lifting coronavirus restrictions. People in the U.K. are celebrating their newfound freedom with ale, and museums in Paris opened their doors to the public. Charlie D'Agata reports.

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As Italy slowly loosens coronavirus restrictions, it's deep cultural heritage is making a comeback


Created: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 15:40:42 -0400

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The coronavirus has had a devastating impact in Italy where more than 34,000 people have died. As the country slowly reopens, its famed ancient landmarks and museums are reopening, but with new rules. Chris Livesay reports from Florence.

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Formula One drivers take a knee in anti-racism campaign


Created: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:04:16 -0400

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Each of the 20 drivers wore a black T-shirt with the words "End Racism" as they convened at the start of the track.

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China reports case of suspected bubonic plague


Created: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:28:00 -0400

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It's in Inner Mongolia and comes as China says it's wrestled new cases of COVID-19 to near zero.

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Standoff over funding leaves 13,400 immigration workers facing furlough


Created: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 10:42:06 -0400

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Congress and the administration have yet to reach an agreement to prevent mass furloughs of USCIS employees.

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Louvre reopens after four-month closing due to coronavirus


Created: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 07:29:25 -0400

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But officials of museum that houses Mona Lisa and countless other treasures expect low attendance due to E.U. ban on travelers from U.S.

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Siberian tiger kills zookeeper in front of visitors


Created: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 06:55:49 -0400

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The zoo called the incident "highly tragic" but said there would be "no consequences" for the tiger.

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Soccer player deported by the U.S. triumphs away from home


Created: Sun, 05 Jul 2020 20:31:30 -0400

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After living in the U.S. for nearly a decade, Lizandro and his brother were sent to El Salvador in 2017. He's now playing professional soccer thousands of miles away from his family.

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Men convicted of killing U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl could soon walk free


Created: Sun, 05 Jul 2020 19:22:15 -0400

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The men convicted of the murder of Wall Street journal reporter Daniel Pearl could soon walk free. Pakistan's highest court supported an April lower court ruling that acquitted the men of the 2002 killing, citing a lack of evidence. Imtiaz Tyab reports.

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Rocket Lab declares Electron launch failure


Created: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 19:43:48 -0400

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The innovative Electron rocket suffered a malfunction while its second stage was firing.

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England's pubs reopen as officials warn it is not "risk-free"


Created: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 19:16:03 -0400

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While new infections are declining in the United Kingdom, the country still has the highest death toll in Europe.

Read more: England's pubs reopen as officials warn it is not "risk-free"


England reopens pubs and other businesses as infection rates drop


Created: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 19:10:45 -0400

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Britain is slowly reopening businesses as coronavirus infection rates drop. But many are resuming with extra caution and improved safety measures to prevent further lockdowns. Roxana Saberi reports.

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England’s Globe Theatre at risk amid coronavirus pandemic


Created: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 11:25:01 -0400

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The coronavirus pandemic has put the future of many theaters in peril, and landmarks such as the replica of William Shakespeare’s beloved Globe Theatre in London have not been spared from the consequences of lockdown orders. Imtiaz Tyab visits the world-renowned stage to see how it is determined to survive.

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Divers find evidence of America's first mines — and 9 skeletons


Created: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 11:00:03 -0400

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Experts have found ocher mines that are some of the oldest on the continent.

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China's role in the United States' July 4 fireworks displays


Created: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 09:24:01 -0400

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While fireworks displays around the country have been called off over coronavirus concerns, some Americans have taken it upon themselves to create their own celebrations, using backyard fireworks -- often imported from China. Ramy Inocencio speaks to the person responsible for purchasing for Phantom Fireworks, who says their business would "cease to exist" without China's production.

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London reopens pubs, hair salons after coronavirus lockdown


Created: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 08:23:28 -0400

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England is lifting some of its coronavirus restrictions Saturday, as the global tally for confirmed cases exceeds 11 million. People who are eager to get their hair cut can return to salons and barber shops, while those in need of a pint can go back to their favorite pubs. Roxana Saberi is in London to explain how the lifting of restrictions, nicknamed "Super Saturday," is playing out.

Read more: London reopens pubs, hair salons after coronavirus lockdown


20-year-old scuba diver killed in shark attack


Created: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 07:00:29 -0400

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The attack happened not far from where 23-year-old Queensland wildlife ranger Zachary Robba was fatally mauled by a great white shark in April.

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Civil rights leader Andrew Young says racism is based on fear


Created: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 15:32:00 -0400

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The former colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, and later U.N. Ambassador, tells CBS News, "We're going to have to come together."

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Serena Williams' daughter looks like a tennis pro at age 2


Created: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 13:16:20 -0400

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An adorable video shows the doubles partners high-fiving before Olympia walks off the court — dropping her racket for her mother to pick up.

Read more: Serena Williams' daughter looks like a tennis pro at age 2


Hair weaves from Chinese prison camps seized in NY


Created: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:22:07 -0400

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13-ton shipment suspected to be made out of human hair taken from ethnic minorities locked inside a Chinese internment camp.

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England puts U.S. on travel "red list"


Created: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:13:12 -0400

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People from nations with a "reduced risk" of coronavirus will soon be allowed to visit the UK without self-isolating.

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20 Khashoggi murder suspects on trial in Turkey in absentia


Created: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 05:41:58 -0400

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Two former aides of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman are among them. The suspects, all Saudis, fled to the kingdom and some were tried there.

Read more: 20 Khashoggi murder suspects on trial in Turkey in absentia


Jane Goodall: If humans don't change "we're going to destroy ourselves"


Created: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 20:02:20 -0400

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The world-renowned conservationist desperately wants the world to pay attention to what she sees as the greatest threat to humanity's existence.

Read more: Jane Goodall: If humans don't change "we're going to destroy ourselves"


Extinctions raise risk of "biological annihilation," study warns


Created: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 20:02:04 -0400

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"We cannot separate ourselves from the natural world," said legendary conservationist Jane Goodall. "We continue to destroy it at our peril."

Read more: Extinctions raise risk of "biological annihilation," study warns


Amazon fires increase in June, raising concerns


Created: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:26:27 -0400

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The fires raise even more concern during the coronavirus pandemic, as the smoke could add complications for COVID-19 patients.

Read more: Amazon fires increase in June, raising concerns


Iran reports 2nd mysterious "incident" near a nuclear facility


Created: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:51:00 -0400

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"No need for concern," Iran's atomic energy agency says, revealing previously unreported construction was ongoing at the sensitive Natanz nuclear facility.

Read more: Iran reports 2nd mysterious "incident" near a nuclear facility


COVID-19 vaccine sees early positive results


Created: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:34:40 -0400

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Pfizer and BioNTech reported encouraging signs in early clinical trials of a possible COVID-19 vaccine. The small study triggered stronger immune responses in recipients. More than 15 different possible vaccines are being tested on people worldwide. Dr. David Agus joined "CBS This Morning" with the latest on the global vaccine effort.

Read more: COVID-19 vaccine sees early positive results


Motivated by son Beau, Biden pledges help for burn pit victims


Created: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:24:48 -0400

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Biden has detailed how his son Beau, who died of brain cancer in 2015, was exposed to burn pits in Iraq.

Read more: Motivated by son Beau, Biden pledges help for burn pit victims


Man jailed over journalist Daniel Pearl's murder may be freed


Created: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 07:52:00 -0400

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Pearl was kidnapped and beheaded in Pakistan in 2002 while working on a story about Islamic militants.

Read more: Man jailed over journalist Daniel Pearl's murder may be freed

 
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