Girl dies, truck driver missing after French bridge collapse

Girl dies, truck driver missing after French bridge collapse

A 15-year-old girl has died and a truck driver was missing after a suspension bridge over a river in southwest France collapsed on Monday, reigniting a debate over infrastructure safety in the wake of last year's disaster in Genoa.
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Syria harvest boom brings hope as hunger spikes

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Bars and restaurants in Los Angeles are paying the price for California's surge in coronavirus cases as they close to indoor service once again - just a few weeks after being allowed to restart their businesses.
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Colombian woman engaged after recovering from virus

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With help from medical workers, Colombian Jefferson Riascos proposes to his partner Diana Angola, who gave birth to their son during an induced coma while she was being treated for COVID-19.
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Students return to classes on remote Coronavirus-free Easter Island

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Before reopening restaurants, gyms or hotels, on the remote Easter Island, a Chilean territory in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, so they can keep learning and to care for their mental health, after 100 days without contagion from COVID-19.
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Images show the exterior of the US District Court of New Hampshire in Concord, where British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell will appear in videoconference. She faces years in prison if convicted of sex trafficking minors in collaboration with her for...
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Pandemic baby boom fears spark Indonesia birth-control blitz

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Indonesia is launching an unprecedented birth control drive with plans to put contraceptives in the hands of a million citizens to head off a virus-sparked baby boom.
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US Congress passes Hong Kong sanctions targeting banks

US Congress passes Hong Kong sanctions targeting banks

The US Congress passes tough new sanctions that target banks over infringements on Hong Kong's autonomy, dialing up pressure two days after China imposed a harsh security law on the financial hub.
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US prosecutors would 'welcome' Prince Andrew testimony after Maxwell arrest

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The US prosecutor investigating Jeffrey Epstein's sex crimes says she would welcome the testimony of Britain's Prince Andrew following the arrest of socialite Ghislaine Maxwell in the case. "We would like to have the benefit of his statement," say...
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French Assembly presidents meet Macron at Elysee

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Rio de Janeiro pays tribute to Brazil's workers, victims of coronavirus

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Brazil honours essential workers and victims of the coronavirus with a tribute projected onto the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, where a message from Pope Francis was scheduled to be broadcast but was cancelled due to strong winds.
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Ugandan activist delivers medication to HIV patients during coronavirus lockdown

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24-year-old Ugandan Hillary Nuwamanya rides his bike around the wider Kampala area, saving lives by delivering antiretroviral drugs to HIV positive Ugandans during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Hong Kongers comment on UK's offer of citizenship rights

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Right-wing candidate steps down from Marseille mayoral race

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