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Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, June 2

02 Jun 2020, 10:30 GMT+10

HOUSTON -- U.S. Texas Governor Greg Abbott, along with all four United States attorneys in Texas, announced Monday that individuals coming to Texas from other states to engage in violence will be subject to federal prosecution.

According to a release from the governor's office, anyone who is arrested and charged with such offenses will be transferred to federal custody. (US-Texas-Protest)

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NEW YORK -- Dada Nexus, a leading on-demand retail and delivery platform in China, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on the U.S. stock market.

The company plans to list on the Nasdaq under the symbol "DADA," by offering 16.5 million American Depositary Shares (ADSs) at a price range of 15 to 17 U.S. dollars apiece, according to its prospectus filed Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. (US-Chinese firm-IPO)

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LJUBLJANA -- Slovenia further eased restriction measures imposed to contain the novel coronavirus epidemic on Monday. All primary school children will gradually return to their classrooms this week.

According to government announcement on May 28, large accommodation facilities, wellness and fitness centres and swimming pools have been given the green light to reopen on Monday. Public gatherings of up to 200 persons are now allowed. (Slovenia-COVID-19)

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JERUSALEM -- Israel has launched a national plan for the cleanliness of public spaces in local authorities, the state's Ministry of Environmental Protection (MoEP) said Monday.

According to the ministry's statement, the program will cost 150 million new shekels (about 42.9 million U.S. dollars) for three years. (Israel-Cleanliness)

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