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‘Worst is over’ for Brazil’s meat scandal: minister

Worldwide markets have been slamming their doors on Brazilian meat since revelations that rotten produce was being sold with faked certificates, but the agriculture minister told AFP on Thursday “the worst of the process is over.”

Third journalist killed in Mexico in month

A reporter who investigated drug gangs was found murdered in northern Mexico near the US border on Thursday, police said, the third journalist killed in the country this month.

World united to defeat IS, Johnson says after London attack

The world is “turning the tide” against Islamic extremism, Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday at the United Nations, declaring that global powers ultimately will triumph over a “bankrupt and odious ideology.”

Democrats press Trump SEC nominee for Wall Street regulator

President Donald Trump’s pick to serve as the chief US financial markets regulator defended himself Thursday against charges his career as a Wall Street lawyer could hinder his ability to oversee the industry effectively.

Macron gets heavyweight French Socialist backing

French centrist Emmanuel Macron has received weighty backing in his bid to become president from Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, sources close to the minister told AFP Thursday.

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