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Brazil suspends Amazon mining decree in face of criticism

World Sep 1, 2017

Brazil suspends Amazon mining decree in face of criticism

Brazil's government said late on Thursday it would suspend action on a decree opening a vast section of the Amazon rain forest to mining, backtracking in the face of activist criticism and a legal challenge. The mining ministry said in a statement that, after consulting ...

Nagase falls short in title defense at worlds

More Sports / Judo Sep 1, 2017

Nagase falls short in title defense at worlds

Takanori Nagase failed to defend the men's 81-kg title at the World Judo Championships on Thursday, stopping Japan's medal run by making a fourth-round exit against Uzbekistan's Davlat Bobonov. Nagase, who won a bronze medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics last year, lost on ...