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As U.S. Struggles with Virus, Trump Heads to Rushmore for Fireworks

President Donald Trump bemoaned protests demanding racial justice as "violent mayhem" Friday, but said little about an alarming resurgence of coronavirus cases as he attended a crowded, fireworks-studded Independence Day celebration beneath majestic Mount Rushmore.

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Prince Andrew 'Bewildered' after Maxwell Arrest

Prince Andrew is "bewildered" by claims he is stonewalling a U.S. investigation into the alleged sex trafficking of minors by British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell and the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, his legal team said Friday.

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French Government Resigns as Macron Vows 'New Course'

The French government resigned Friday ahead of a cabinet reshuffle that President Emmanuel Macron says will set out a "new course" as the country grapples with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Europe Radioactivity Likely Linked to Nuclear Reactor

Slightly higher levels of radioactivity detected in northern Europe last week are likely linked to a nuclear reactor, the U.N. nuclear watchdog said Friday, stressing it posed no risk.

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Turkey Seeks French Apology over 'False' Claim in Naval Row

Turkey's foreign minister on Thursday said France should apologise for making "false claims" about a naval incident in the Mediterranean that has added to growing tensions between the NATO allies.

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UN Concerned Afghan Violence Aimed at Derailing Peace Talks

More than 800 people were killed or wounded in "deliberate attacks" targeting civilians in Afghanistan during the first half of 2020, the UN said Thursday, raising concerns the rising violence was aimed at derailing planned peace talks.

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Court Rules UK Govt Recognizes Guaido as President in Venezuela Gold Case

A judge in London on Thursday said the UK government has "unequivocally recognized" opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's president, in a battle over its gold bullion held at the Bank of England.

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China Warns Britain about Hong Kong Citizenship Plan

China warned Britain on Thursday it could retaliate with "corresponding measures" for London's decision to extend a broader path to citizenship for the residents of Hong Kong.

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Iran Reports Accident at 'Inactive' Nuclear Site, No Casualties

Iran's nuclear body said an accident had taken place on Thursday at a construction site in a nuclear complex without causing casualties, state news agency IRNA reported.

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At Least 50 Dead in Myanmar Jade Mine Landslide

The bodies of at least 50 jade miners were pulled from the mud Thursday after a landslide in northern Myanmar, fire services said, as monsoon rains worsen already deadly conditions.

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