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Trump suggests inviting Russia to the G-7; A global spotlight on US amid ongoing protests

US President Donald Trump held a phone call with President Vladimir Putin Monday and discussed his idea that Russia should be invited to attend the next G-7 summit. And, Trump is expected to visit the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, DC, on Tuesday. The plans mark the second religion-theme appearance for Trump as the world watches protests across the US over the death of George Floyd. Also, the US and Saudi Arabia are holding a virtual pledging conference to raise money for aid operations in war-torn Yemen, which risks being overwhelmed by the coronavirus.

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NASA, SpaceX to launch rocket; EU, Japan plan huge stimulus efforts; Twitter marks Trump tweets with fact-check label

Two American astronauts are set to make history on a SpaceX rocket launching from the Kennedy Space Center today. The European Union and Japan have unveiled huge stimulus packages to help economies rebound in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Also, Twitter slaps a fact-check label on US President Donald Trump's tweets for the first time. In China, officials are urging a change to a long-standing chopstick tradition. And, bilingual comedians are working to reach their audiences through the pandemic.

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Conflict & Justice

Missing asylum seekers

Immigration authorities in Canada seem to have lost track of thousands of asylum seekers whose applications were turned down; the government wants to deport them -- but it has to find the asylum applicants first, as Derek Stoffel has the story.

Environment

Potash boom

Last week, nations at a UN food summit in Rome vowed to increase world food production by 50 percent by the year 2030, and to meet this goal

Conflict & Justice

Canadian government apologizes

Canada's prime minister apologized today to Canadian Indians who survived a harsh assimilation policy; for more than a century, Canada's native children were sent to state-funded Christian schools where many were physically and sexually abused