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The longtime authoritarian leader of Belarus has been declared the winner of the country's presidential election with over 80% of the vote despite protests over his stifling of dissent, dismissal of the coronavirus and a stagnant economy.
Pope Francis and the Vatican have strongly backed the protests against racism and police brutality, a move that reminds Catholic American voters there are other issues besides abortion ahead of the U.S. presidential election.
A heat wave is hitting Greenland, accelerating the melting of its massive ice sheet. More than 10 billion tons of ice lost to the oceans by surface melt in just one day.