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Brazil govt yanks virus death toll as data befuddles expertsBrazil's government has stopped publishing a running total of coronavirus deaths and infections in an extraordinary move that critics call an attempt to hide the true toll of the disease in Latin America's largest nation. The Saturday move came after months of criticism from experts saying Brazil’s statistics are woefully deficient, and in some cases manipulated, so it may never be possible to gain a real understanding of the depth of the pandemic in the country. Brazil's last official numbers showed it had recorded over 34,000 deaths related to the coronavirus, the third-highest number in the world, just ahead of Italy.


Venezuela's Guaido reappears after claim he hid in French embassyVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido reappeared in the street in videos distributed Saturday by his team and parliamentary allies, after foreign minister Jorge Arreaza claimed he had taken refuge in the French embassy in Caracas. Guaido, the parliamentary speaker who is recognized as interim president of Venezuela by 50 countries, was referring to the accusation by the United States of "narcoterrorism" against the socialist government of Nicolas Maduro. The videos - which did not specify the date or location they were filmed - were released after Arreaza on Thursday said Guaido was hiding in the French embassy, and demanded he be handed over to "Venezuelan justice."


10-foot great white shark kills surfer in AustraliaA 60-year-old surfer was attacked and killed by a 3-meter (10-foot) great white shark off the coast of northern New South Wales state on Sunday, officials said. The man received a bite to the back of his thigh and was brought to the shore by other surfers who had fought off the shark, a surf rescue group, Surf Life Saving NSW, said in a statement. “A shark biologist assessed photographs and confirmed a white shark was responsible for the fatal attack,” the state's Department of Primary Industries said.


George W. Bush and Mitt Romney won't support Trump in 2020, while some GOP officials consider voting for BidenSome top Republicans are getting cold feet about President Trump's leadership, and others are even considering voting for Joe Biden.


U.S. protests prompt reflections on class, race and police violence in MexicoThe civil unrest north of the border has transfixed many in Mexico. Hundreds have gathered in sympathy outside the U.S. Embassy in recent days.


Two Buffalo policemen charged for shoving 75-year-old protesterThe officers filmed pushing a man, 75, to the ground have been charged with second degree-assault.


Mexican governor apologizes for police abuses at protestThe governor of a Mexican state recently roiled by clashes between security forces and demonstrators apologized on Saturday for abuses carried out by police against people protesting the against death of a man in police custody. Enrique Alfaro, governor of the western region of Jalisco, said he was appalled that police in the state capital of Guadalajara had on Friday beaten some participants in a demonstration over the death of the man, Giovanni Lopez. "It embarrasses me, it distresses me, it greatly pains me as a man from Jalisco, and as governor," Alfaro said in a video posted on Twitter.


NYC official and ex-cop says police profession has been "hijacked""I know what it is to have people call you Uncle Tom and hate you, and not realize it was just a few minutes ago I was marching next to you," Eric Adams said.


 
 
 
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