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The Pakistani government held an emergency security meeting on Tuesday in response to President Donald Trump accusing the country of "lies and deceit" in an early morning New Year's Day tweet, per CNN. Pakistan also on Monday summoned the U.S. ambassador David Hale, per Reuters.

The backdrop: The White House considering whether to give Pakistan $255 million in military aid it has withheld in August out of frustration over what it has characterized as Islamabad's unwillingness to crack down on terror groups, The New York Times reported last week. U.S. aid to Pakistan totals $33 billion since 2002. In a Times op-ed last week, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Pakistan to contribute more by combating terrorist groups on its own soil, adding that the country must "demonstrate its desire to partner with us."

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Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh who died April 9 at age 99, will be laid to rest on Saturday following a funeral service at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle.

The big picture: "His send-off will be highly unusual — in part because coronavirus restrictions meant the ceremony had to be scaled back, but also because it comes just after a very public airing of a family rift," The New York Times writes.

Army officer lawsuit shines light on police treatment of Afro-Latinos

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Caron Nazario, a Black and Latino lieutenant in the U.S. Army, was threatened and pepper-sprayed during a traffic stop that is now under investigation by the Virginia attorney general's office for being “dangerous, unnecessary, unacceptable and avoidable.”

Why it matters: Nazario’s resulting lawsuit against the Windsor, Virginia, police department has brought attention to police treatment of Afro-Latinos, and the lack of data about it despite a growing reckoning over abuses from law enforcement.

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Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 3 million

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The global toll of confirmed deaths from COVID-19 surpassed 3 million on Saturday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

By the numbers: The U.S. has seen more deaths (566,238) than any other country, followed by Brazil (368,749) and Mexico (211,693).

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