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Teenage surfer killed by shark, 2nd in Australia in a week A 15-year-old surfer has died when he was mauled by a shark, the second fatal attack in a week and at least the fifth in Australia this year
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FILE - In this March 25, 2020, file photo, patients wear personal protective equipment while maintaining social distancing as they wait in line for a COVID-19 test at Elmhurst Hospital Center, in New York. As coronavirus rages out of control in other parts of the U.S., New York is offering an example after taming the nation’s deadliest outbreak this spring — but also trying to prepare in case another surge comes. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
The Latest: India cases pass 800,000 with record daily jumpIndia’s coronavirus cases have passed 800,000 with the biggest spike of 27,114 cases in the past 24 hours, causing nearly a dozen states to impose a partial lockdown in high-risk areas
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Relatives bury the body of a Kashmir man who died of COVID-19 at a cemetery in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, July 10, 2020. India has overtaken Russia to become the third worst-affected nation by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Asia Today: Australia Victoria state daily cases drop to 216The beleaguered Australian state of Victoria has received some good news with health officials reporting 216 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, down from the record 288 the previous day
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2019, file photo, then senate second Vice President and now Bolivian Interim President Jeanine Anez arrives at Congress in La Paz, Bolivia. Interim President Anez has announced on Thursday, July 9, 2020, that she has tested positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
COVID hits dozens of Latin leaders, including presidentsThe COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping through  the leadership of Latin America,  with two more presidents and a powerful official testing positive this week for the new coronavirus
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Barbados Has an Offer for ForeignersIf you've been working from home during the pandemic, you may feel lucky to have a job, but maybe not as lucky to be staring at the same four walls every day without much human interaction. Conde Nast Traveler reports on a possible remedy, if you're willing to travel. To...
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Cyprus: US military training won't harm Russia, China ties Cyprus says a U.S. decision to provide education and training to the island nation’s armed forces won’t hamper relations with Russia or China
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France Goes Old-School on Notre Dame DesignSince a fire destroyed much of the roof of Paris' Notre Dame cathedral last April, architects have proposed new designs including a rooftop pool and a giant park. But if you're one for tradition, you'll be happy to know those options have been ruled out. French President Emmanuel Macron announced...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 file photo, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrives to attend a meeting in Moscow, Russia. Russia's top diplomat has on Friday, July 10 dismissed U.S. intelligence information alleging that Moscow has offered bounties to the Taliban for killing American soldiers in Afghanistan as part of the U.S. political infighting. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
Russia's foreign minister mocks intel on bounties to TalibanRussia’s top diplomat has dismissed U.S. intelligence information alleging that Moscow offered bounties to the Taliban for killing American soldiers as a product of election year politics in Washington
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Cops Might've Missed the Illicit Party—if Not for the KFC OrderAustralian police say they broke up a birthday party that attendants will remember "for a long time" since it resulted in some $18,000 in fines. Victoria Police found 16 partygoers hiding out at a home in the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong early Friday in defiance of coronavirus restrictions. Police...
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This photo issued by Wiltshire Police on Friday, July 10, 2020 shows Mark Royden, who has been jailed for attempting to steal a version of the Magna Carta which he believed was a fake. A U.K. judge has sentenced a man to four years for attempting to steal one of the original copies of the Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral in England. Mark Royden, from Canterbury, Kent, was convicted Friday of using a hammer to try to smash the security case holding the document in late 2018. (Wiltshire Police via AP)
Man gets prison for failed theft of Magna Carta in EnglandA U.K. judge has sentenced a man to four years for attempting to steal one of the original copies of the Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral in England
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Turkish Cypriots urge probe over gunshots at migrant boat Turkish Cypriot human rights groups are calling for an investigation after police reportedly fired their weapons at a boat that had ferried 30 Syrian refugees to ethnically split Cyprus' breakaway north
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, July 8, 2020. (Tom Brenner/Pool via AP)
Pompeo slams UN report on deadly US drone strike on Iranian U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticized an independent U.N. human rights expert's report saying a U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in January amounted to a violation of international law
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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