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Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon forest

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government’s image after he cut their funding. Bolsonaro, who has shocked environmentalists with plans to open the Amazon to business interests, said NGOs could be behind the record number of wildfires […]

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Trump imposes rule allowing U.S. to detain migrant families indefinitely

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a rule that allows officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States, eliminating a previous 20-day limit.     The rule, which is certain to draw a legal challenge, would replace a 1997 court settlement that limits the […]

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