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Brazilian supreme court upholds land rights of indigenous people

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Land rights activists applaud rejection of case brought by Brazilian state that claimed it was due compensation for award of territory to native inhabitants

The Brazilian supreme court has ruled in favour of two tribes in a case that is being hailed as a significant victory for indigenous land rights.

The unanimous decision – which went against the state of Mato Grosso do Sul – settled a dispute over land traditionally occupied by indigenous people and ordered the authorities to respect the demarcation of land.

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Northern Ireland judge rejects two challenges to same-sex marriage ban

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Mr Justice O’Hara says it does not violate rights of LGBT couples and it is up to Stormont assembly to decide social policy

Two court challenges against the same-sex marriage ban in Northern Ireland have been dismissed.

Mr Justice O’Hara rejected both cases, insisting it did not violate the rights of LGBT couples.

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Trump: Confederate statue removals 'rip apart' American history

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Donald Trump on Thursday again lamented the removal of Confederate statues from US cities, saying these removals “ripped apart” the country’s history and culture.

He then compared statues of Confederate leaders like Stonewall Jackson to monuments of US founding fathers, including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.

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Long-lost diamond ring found wrapped around carrot – video report

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A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground attached to a misshapen carrot. Mary Grams, 84, says she never told her husband, Norman, that she lost the ring

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Man jailed for carrying plastic bottle containing highly corrosive liquid

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Bradley Kerr, 21, was found by police carrying substance he claimed was washing-up liquid in Bow, east London

A man found carrying a plastic drinks bottle containing a highly corrosive liquid has been jailed for a year.

Bradley Kerr, 21, was arrested on 18 July after being seen with the bottle near Bow Road station in east London.

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