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Iran's sole nuclear power plant undergoes an emergency shutdown, US envoy hopes North Korea responds positively on offered talks, a debate over Myanmar upends the start to the UN rights body session, fear shakes Mexico border city after violence leaves 18 dead and companies give vaccines to workers, boosting Japan's rollout makes up this week's five international stories. 


U.S. President Joe Biden speaks at Veterans Memorial Park near the Delaware Memorial Bridge at an annual Memorial Day Service on May 30, 2021, in New Castle, Delaware. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
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Five national stories of the week

The White House plans a 'independence from virus' bash, California reopens, US to transfer federal property for Hawaiian home lands, doctors warn of burns from asphalt as a heat wave hits the West and an Illinois chemical plant explosion makes up this week's five national stories. 


Members of Syria's Civil Defence service sift through the rubble at Al-Shifaa hospital following shelling of the rebel-held city of Afrin in northern Syria, on June 12, 2021. Shelling of the rebel-held city of Afrin in northern Syria killed at least 16 people, many of them when a hospital was struck, a war monitor said. (BAKR ALKASEM/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
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Five international stories of the week

G-7 leaders agree on vaccines, China and taxing corporations, Israel swears in a new coalition, Nicaragua arrests five more opposition leaders in a crackdown, Americans stand trial in Japan and there was major wreckage at a hospital hit by artillery in north Syria makes up this week's five international stories. 


The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 22, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Samuel Corum/Getty Images/TNS)
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The Boston police commissioner is ousted over domestic abuse claims, people protest Enbridge oil pipeline, the Biden administration threatens legal action against Texas on shelter closures, water polo players get $14 million in a sex abuse settlement and the Supreme Court agrees to hear second 'state secrets' case make up this week's five national stories. 


The candidate for the Presidency of Peru, Keiko Fujimori, of the Popular Force party, speaks before her supporters during the closing of the campaign for the second presidential round on June 6, at the Las Palomas oval in the district of Villa El Salvador, in Lima, Peru, on June 3, 2021. (John Reyes/EFE/Zuma Press/TNS) * USA and Canada English Language Rights Only *
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Five international stories of the week

A train crash in Pakistan kills 40 people, France fines Google for unfair online ads treatment, Mexico president appears to hold majority in elections, the daughter of an imprisoned ex-president leads Peru's election and a Seoul court rejects a slave labor claim against Japanese firms makes up this week's five international stories. 


U.S. President Joe Biden speaks at Veterans Memorial Park near the Delaware Memorial Bridge at an annual Memorial Day Service on May 30, 2021, in New Castle, Delaware. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
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Five national stories of the week

Hundreds gathered at a historic Tulsa church's prayer wall, the United States celebrated Memorial Day as the nation slowly emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, California hopes to use shuttered malls and stores for new housing, more U.S. citizens have been apprehended for moving drugs over the Mexico border and a manhunt for three shooters in Miami continues make up this week's five national stories.


The Indiana State Department of Health opened COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to teachers and staff in K-12 schools March 15, 2021. Eligible people can schedule vaccine appointments online or by calling 211 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Unsplash, Photo Courtesy
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Five international stories of the week

China is easing birth limits to cope with its aging society, Turkish agents capture nephew of a US-based cleric overseas, the United Kingdom is vaccinating more people to fight the variant from India, Czech police call for indictment in the premier's fraud case and Germany and Slovakia arrest two people in trafficking raids make up this week's five international stories. 


Prepared doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine sit on a table April 7, 2021, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. Jaden Whiteman, DN
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Moderna announces its COVID-19 vaccine works in kids as young as 12, a key impeachment witness sues former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, activists plan a festival in Minneapolis in honor of George Floyd, the agency that grants citizenship eyes improved services without a plan to pay for it and the western fire season starts much drier than it did in 2020 make up this week's five national stories.


In this handout photo provided by the Italian state police, emergency workers surround the wreckage of a cable car that fell from the Stresa-Alpine-Mottarone line on May 23, 2021 in Stresa, Italy. After initial confusion over the number of passengers, Italian news outlets reported that 15 people had been riding in the cable car before it fell, and officials said two children were taken from the accident site to a hospital in Turin. (Handout photo by the Italian State Police via Getty Images/TNS)
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Five international stories of the week

India surpasses 300,000 COVID-19 deaths, Italy probes a cable car crash, Iran agrees to extend a deal on cameras at its nuclear sites, the U.S. reaches out to Palestinian leaders and Japan opens mass vaccination centers two months before the Olympics make up this week's five international stories.


The Supreme Court said Monday it will consider a case that could lead to a significant rollback of the Roe v. Wade decision. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/TNS)
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President Biden moves to improve legal services for the poor and minorities, an associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz pleads guilty to sex trafficking charges, the Supreme Court will take up a major abortion rights challenge, the officer charged in the Daunte Wright death will stand trial Dec. 6 and California faces another month until unmasking begins make up this week's five national stories. 


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Pope Francis spreads incense at the start of Easter Sunday Mass, inside an empty St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, April 12, 2020. Pope Francis and Christians around the world marked a solitary Easter Sunday, forced to celebrate the most joyful day in the liturgical calendar amid the sorrowful reminders of the devastation wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. Andreas Solaro/Pool via AP
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Pope Francis spreads incense at the start of Easter Sunday Mass, inside an empty St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, April 12, 2020. Pope Francis and Christians around the world marked a solitary Easter Sunday, forced to celebrate the most joyful day in the liturgical calendar amid the sorrowful reminders of the devastation wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. Andreas Solaro/Pool via AP

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