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Israel, UAE, Bahrain to sign historic agreement; US presidential candidates spar over climate; federal court rules against TPS

The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are set to sign agreements toward normalizing relations with Israel. On Monday, during a visit to fire-ravaged northern California, Trump again spurned scientific consensus about the role played by climate change in the unprecedented infernos scorching the West. And a federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration can end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for around 300,000 immigrants.

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Trump to halt immigration to the US; Oil prices drop to sub-zero territory for the first time; China works to undermine Hong Kong's democracy movement

US President Donald Trump announced he will issue an order severely limiting immigration to the US, citing the novel coronavirus. And in China, the government is using the crisis to undercut Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement. Also, oil prices fell sharply Monday, highlighting plummeting demand and structural problems in the industry. Plus, in the UK, millions of pints of beer could go down the drain. In NYC, bodega workers are serving front line communities.

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Protests that rocked The World in 2019

Gas. Bread. A subway ticket: The soaring cost of everyday necessities sparked protests that spiraled into major movements in countries like France, Zimbabwe, Lebanon, Sudan and Chile. Throughout the world, citizens took to the streets in 2019 to rise up against inequality, corruption and bad governance. 

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