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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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ICC convicts former LRA rebel commander

Top of The World: The ICC has convicted Dominic Ongwen, a former commander of Uganda's notoriously brutal rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army, of war crimes and crimes against humanity. And, the Canadian government has designated the far-right Proud Boys group as a terrorist entity. Also, Canada is defending its decision to take COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX.

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