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Opening arguments set to begin in day 2 of Trump's impeachment trial

Top of The World: Many around the globe were alarmed by the insurrection in Washington, and raised concerns about the violent testing of democratic norms as other countries have seen their institutions falter and drift closer to authoritarianism. And, rescue efforts continue in India on Wednesday following the collapse of a glacier in the northern state of Uttarakhand. Also, a 20-year-old woman was shot in the head in a police crackdown of protests in Myanmar.

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WHO team rules out lab leak as origin of the coronavirus

Top of The World: A team from the WHO said Tuesday that it is extremely unlikely the coronavirus leaked from a Chinese lab and is more likely to have jumped from animals to humans. And, mass protests challenging a military coup that removed the democratically elected government in Myanmar continue to escalate. Also, Colombia will grant nearly 1 million Venezuelan migrants living in the country temporary protected status for 10 years

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India glacier collapse leaves more than 100 missing

Top of The World: Rescuers in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand are racing to find more than 100 people missing after a glacier collapsed on Sunday. And, health officials in South Africa announced a halt to the rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Also, President Joe Biden on Sunday suggested that the US would not lift sanctions on Iran until it complies with the terms of the nuclear deal.

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