A judge in Russia has ordered opposition leader Alexei Navalny be jailed for 30 days. And, a large group of migrants from Honduras headed to the US were violently met with tear gas and batons early Sunday as they tried to make their way through Guatemala. Also, Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine and his party have dismissed the elections results as “fraud.”
The United States national soccer team will take on Germany's team on Thursday. The US coach used to be the German national coach. Rumors have been swirling about what will happen when the teams and the coaches compete on in Recife.
Manaus, Brazil, will host several opening round games in the upcoming World Cup. The city is in the middle of the Amazon, and the local river is rising. But soccer fans who venture to town will still find all the familiar aspects of city life.
Scientists are studying how to genetically modify desirable trees in order to make them more commercially beneficial. They say it will allow us to grow more productive trees on less land, protecting natural forests -- but environmentalists say it will just increase deforestation by giving businesses something better to do with the land.
Brazil's environmentalists have been pushing the nation's president to roll back the sweeping environmental changed the country's Congress passed. They got some of what they want, but another environmentalists is pushing for a radical change in how we think about climate change treaties.
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