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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Top South Korean officials on Monday offered a public apology and vowed to delve into the death of a triathlete who had reported to government and sports bodies that she had been abused by her team coach, physical therapist and colleagues.

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HONG KONG (AP) — The top American diplomat in Hong Kong said Monday that it is a “tragedy” to use the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s new national security law to chip away at “fundamental freedoms” in the Asian financial hub and create an “atmosphere of coercion and self-censorship.”

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Defense Ministry announced the successful launch of a new spy satellite early on Monday, giving the country what officials said was an additional tool in keeping tabs on its many threats across the region.

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Luis Abinader, candidato presidencial del opositor Partido Revolucionario Moderno, saluda a la multitud mientras es rodeado por periodistas en un centro de votación durante las elecciones presidenciales, en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, el domingo 5 de julio de 2020.

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BEIRUT (AP) — Alaa Arnous and his family found the photo of his father Mohammed online last week, the first proof of his fate since he was seized by Syrian government forces seven years ago. The image showed his corpse, his face battered and bruised, his mouth hanging open.

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — More than 400 people have been evacuated from a coastal village in the central Philippines after some 250,000 liters (66,000 gallons) of bunker fuel spilled from a power-generating barge into the sea, an official said Monday.

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong low-cost airline HK Express, part of the Cathay Pacific Group, said Monday it will gradually resume flights on Aug. 2 as Asian governments ease coronavirus-related travel restrictions.

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Fotografía de archivo del 17 de agosto de 2017 de Emilio Lozoya, exdirector de la paraestatal Petróleos Mexicanos, en una conferencia de prensa en la Ciudad de México.

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Un pariente carga una cruz en honor de Luz María González el sábado 4 de julio de 2020, nueve días después de su entierro en el Cementerio Municipal de Valle de Chalco, en las afueras de la Ciudad de México. González, de 56 años, padecía asma, diabetes e hipertensión.

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Personas que usan mascarillas como protección ante la pandemia del nuevo coronavirus esperan afuera de uno de los puntos de votación durante las elecciones presidenciales, en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, el domingo 5 de julio de 2020.

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Votantes con mascarillas para protegerse de la propagación del nuevo coronavirus esperan en la fila para sufragar durante las elecciones presidenciales, en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, el domingo 5 de julio de 2020.

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Con una mascarilla para protegerse del nuevo coronavirus, Gonzalo Castillo --al centro-- candidato presidencial por el oficialista Partido de la Liberación Dominicana, llega a un centro de votación durante las elecciones presidenciales, en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, el domingo 5 de…

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Rosa Jiménez, de 97 años, se mancha el dedo con tinta como prueba de haber emitido su voto durante las elecciones presidenciales, en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, el domingo 5 de julio de 2020.

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Luis Abinader, presidential candidate of the opposition Modern Revolutionary Party, greets the crowd while he is surrounded by journalists at a voting center during the presidential elections, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Sunday, July 5, 2020.

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said aircraft struck targets in the northern Gaza Strip late Sunday following a barrage of rocket fire into southern Israel. No casualties were reported on either side.

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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Suspected Islamic extremists opened fire on a U.N. aid helicopter in northeastern Nigeria over the weekend, killing two civilians in an escalation of hostilities in the long troubled region.

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BAALBEK, Lebanon (AP) — For the first time ever, Lebanon on Sunday hosted its annual music festival in the ancient northeastern city of Baalbek without an audience, a move organizers dubbed “an act of cultural resilience” to the global coronavirus pandemic as well as the country's unpreceden…

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Un clérigo con mascarilla para evitar la propagación del coronavirus, dirige la oración de mediodía en una mezquita en la ciudad de Zanjan, a unos 330 kilómetros (205 millas) al oeste de Teherán, Irán, el domingo 5 de julio de 2020.

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People wearing face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus shop at the old grand bazaar of the city of Zanjan, some 330 kilometers (205 miles) west of the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 5, 2020. Iran on Sunday instituted mandatory mask-wearing as fears mount over newly spiki…

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A street vendor wears a protective face mask to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus at the old grand bazaar in the city of Zanjan, some 330 kilometers (205 miles) west of the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 5, 2020. Iran on Sunday instituted mandatory mask-wearing as fears mount ov…

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People shop at the old grand bazaar of the city of Zanjan, as some of them wear protective face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, some 330 kilometers (205 miles) west of the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 5, 2020. Iran on Sunday instituted mandatory mask-wearing as fea…

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In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani, left, talks with his Minister of Health and Medical Education Saeed Namaki during a meeting in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, July 4, 2020. Iran on Sunday instituted mandatory mask-wear…

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A cleric wearing a protective face mask to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, leads the noon prayer at a mosque in the the city of Zanjan, some 330 kilometers (205 miles) west of the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 5, 2020. Iran on Sunday instituted mandatory mask-wearing as fear…

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People wearing protective face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus walk on a sidewalk in the city of Zanjan, some 330 kilometers (205 miles) west of the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 5, 2020. Iran on Sunday instituted mandatory mask-wearing as fears mount over newly spik…

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A girl wearing a protective face mask to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus travels on a public bus in the city of Zanjan, some 330 kilometers (205 miles) west of the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 5, 2020. Iran on Sunday instituted mandatory mask-wearing as fears mount over newl…

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People wearing protective face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus sit at a bus stop in the city of Zanjan, some 330 kilometers (205 miles) west of the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 5, 2020. Iran on Sunday instituted mandatory mask-wearing as fears mount over newly spiki…

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In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader on June 31, 2020, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wears a protective face mask to help prevent to spread of the coronavirus while sitting under a portrait of the late revolutionary founder Ayato…

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Anti-racism groups members change streets signs from "French New Caledonia" to "Street of the struggle for the independence of the colonized people" with kanak flag at left, during a "de-colonial tour" next to the French capital's Museum of Immigration, to call attention to monuments and str…

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A sign reading "Museum of Colonial Mental Space" is displayed as anti-racism groups attend a "de-colonial tour" to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trade or colonial-era abuses in Paris, Sunday, July 5, 2020. It's organized by a group repr…

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Member of "Brigade Anti Negrophobia", who wants to be named Franco, right, delivers his speech with anti-racism groups during a "de-colonial tour" next to the French capital's Museum of Immigration, to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trad…

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Anti-racism groups hold a banner during a "de-colonial tour" next to the French capital's Museum of Immigration to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trade or colonial-era abuses in Paris, Sunday, July 5, 2020. It's organized by a group repr…

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Anti-racism groups hold a banner with figures a "de-colonial tour" next to the French capital's Museum of Immigration to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trade or colonial-era abuses in Paris, Sunday, July 5, 2020. It's organized by a grou…

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A couple listen to speeches as anti-racism groups attend a "de-colonial tour" next to the French capital's Museum of Immigration to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trade or colonial-era abuses in Paris, Sunday, July 5, 2020. It's organize…

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Anti-racism groups attend a "de-colonial tour" next to the French capital's Museum of Immigration, seen in background, to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trade or colonial-era abuses in Paris, Sunday, July 5, 2020. It's organized by a gro…

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Members of "Brigade Anti Negrophobia and anti-racism groups attend a "de-colonial tour" next to the French capital's Museum of Immigration, seen in background, to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trade or colonial-era abuses in Paris, Sund…

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Anti-racism groups members hold streets signs during a "de-colonial tour" next to the French capital's Museum of Immigration to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trade or colonial-era abuses in Paris, Sunday, July 5, 2020. It's organized by…

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Smoke billows from a fire following an explosion at a fireworks factory outside the town of Hendek, Sakarya province, northwestern Turkey, Friday July 3, 2020. There were an estimated 150 workers at the factory, Gov. Cetin Oktay Kaldirim told state-run Anadolu Agency. Several firefighters an…

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A view of destroyed buildings at a fireworks factory following a fire after an explosion outside the town of Hendek, Sakarya province, northwestern Turkey, Friday, July 3, 2020. There were an estimated 150 workers at the factory, Gov. Cetin Oktay Kaldirim told state-run Anadolu Agency. Sever…