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Protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks carry empty coffins during a national strike to protest a government proposal that would raise taxes, in Bogotá, Colombia, on Wednesday. Fernando Vergara/AP hide caption

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Protesters March In Colombia Against Plan To Raise Taxes In Pandemic-Wracked Economy

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Hurricanes, Pandemic And Falling Economy Prompt Hondurans To Leave For The U.S.

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Funeral pyres burn in a disused granite quarry repurposed to cremate the dead due to COVID-19 on Friday in Bengaluru, India. The U.S. is set to impose new travel restrictions against travelers from the country. Abhishek Chinnappa/Getty Images hide caption

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An image taken by NASA's Aqua satellite as it passes over Indonesia, captures evidence of an internal wave in the same general area where the KRI Nanggala submarine disappeared earlier this month. Jeff Schmaltz/, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC hide caption

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Benin Bronze artifacts on display in the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg, Germany. An international consortium is working on repatriating artifacts which were looted in the late 19th century. Daniel Bockwoldt/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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The 516 Arouca, the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world, hangs above the Aguieiras Waterfall in the Paiva Gorge in Arouca, Portugal. It is opening to the public next week. Octavio Passos/Getty Images hide caption

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews look at the scene where dozens of people were killed and some 150 injured in a stampede during the Lag BaOmer festival at Mount Meron in northern Israel on Friday. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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Maeve Higgins: Why is the "Good Immigrant" Narrative Dangerous?

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As India's COVID-19 Cases Rise, Americans Are Encouraged To Leave

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Thousands March In Colombia To Protest Plans To Raise Taxes

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News Brief: India's COVID-19 Surge, Religious Stampede, Kamala Harris' Role

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Grim Picture Emerges After Stampede At Religious Festival In Israel

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