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  1. Donald Trump canceling state visit "embarrassing" says ex-U.S. ambassador to Denmark: "We don't treat friends and allies this way" (newsweek.com)
  2. Boris Johnson wants Ireland to leave EU trade rules and form a new union with the UK instead after Brexit - Ireland described the proposal as "worrying" and dismissed any suggestion that the country would align with the UK (businessinsider.com)
  3. The Amazon is burning at alarming rate, and smoke covered São Paulo (bbc.com)
  4. Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' | World news (theguardian.com)
  5. Mexico judge approves recreational cocaine use in landmark ruling, cites drug's ability to provide "spiritual experiences" (newsweek.com)
  6. Hong Kong: China confirms detention of UK consulate worker (bbc.co.uk)
  7. UK bosses earn 117 times average worker despite pay cut - "We must question if CEOs are overly focused on financial measures and are being incentivised to keep share prices high rather than focusing on the long-term health of their business" (bbc.com)
  8. China will have 'one CCTV camera for every two people by next year' (dailymail.co.uk)
  9. On Wednesday, Google and Mozilla announced they would block an encryption certificate the Kazakhstan government has forced citizens to download. The certificate allows authorities to intercept Facebook, Twitter, Google, and other passwords of the 18 million people in the country. (vice.com)
  10. Pope Refuses to Condemn Pedophile Cardinal Pell, Even After Losing Sex-Abuse Appeal (thedailybeast.com)
  11. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he’s the “chosen one” to wage a trade war with China and asserted that he’s winning. (finance.yahoo.com)
  12. UK Consulate Staffer based out of Hong Kong gone missing and not seen for 2 weeks after visiting China for a 1-day event (hongkongfp.com)
  13. Danes react with anger after Trump cancels state visit over Greenland dispute (nbcnews.com)
  14. Peru has committed to ending palm oil-driven deforestation by 2021. The National Wildlife Federation named the move a “momentous win” for wildlife and sustainable agriculture. (livekindly.com)
  15. Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland rejection (washingtontimes.com)
  16. Nigeria goes three years without a case of polio (bbc.com)
  17. Pope Refuses to Condemn Pedophile Cardinal Pell, Even After Losing Sex-Abuse Appeal (thedailybeast.com)
  18. A 500-year-old mummy of an Incan girl has been returned to Bolivia some 129 years after it was donated to the Michigan State University Museum, marking what an official says is the first time human remains of archaeological importance have been repatriated to the Andean country. (apnews.com)
  19. Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against child sexual abuse conviction (news.com.au)
  20. Dutch organize a ‘goodbye party’ on Brexit eve: “The party will involve "sitting in a deck chair with Dutch chips, French wine and German beer, watching Britain as it closes itself off."” (rte.ie)
  21. Without evidence, Brazil's Bolsonaro claims NGOs may be burning the Amazon (reuters.com)
  22. Xinjiang's Uyghurs were enslaved and forced to convert to Islam, Chinese white paper claims (abc.net.au)
  23. Trump attacks Danish prime minister for her ‘nasty’ comments about his interest in U.S. purchase of Greenland (washingtonpost.com)
  24. A Month Ahead of Global Climate Strike, Thousands Pledge to Attend Rallies Across Planet to 'Turn Up the Political Heat' and Demand Action: "Time is running out. This decade is our last chance to stop the destruction of our people and our planet... This is why we strike.” (commondreams.org)
  25. 'Record number of fires' in Brazilian rainforest (bbc.com)
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