Top Headlines for July 10, 2020

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Headline News from the Associated Press
  • EU Watchdog to Probe Trade Pact With South American Nations

    The European Union’s independent watchdog has launched an inquiry into the bloc’s trade agreement with the Mercosur group of South American countries after environmental and rights groups complained that the deal does not respect the EU’s legal obligations.
  • AP Was There: Murray Ends Britain’s 77-Year Wimbledon Wait

    EDITOR’S NOTE – Tennis history is filled with wonderful rivalries, and so many are remembered because of matchups in Wimbledon finals. The Associated Press is republishing stories about a handful of such matches while the canceled grass-court Grand Slam tournament was supposed to be played. One memorable rivalry involves Andy Murray against Novak Djokovic. One of their seven Grand Slam finals is known for ending a drought: Murray became the first British man in 77 years to win Wimbledon. The following story was sent July 7, 2013.
  • Hong Kong Shuts Schools as New Virus Cases Increase

    Hong Kong’s government on Friday said it is suspending classes for students through middle school following a rise in coronavirus cases.
  • Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Accused of Hurling Firebombs

    Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank who they said was throwing firebombs at a guard post, but who Palestinian officials say was merely strolling through his village.
  • Notre Dame Cathedral to Rebuilt as Before – No Modern Twists

    Notre Dame Cathedral will be rebuilt just the way it stood before last year’s devastating fire.
  • Nepal Cable TV Operators Stop Airing Indian News Channels

    Nepal’s cable and satellite television providers have stopped airing Indian news channels, with one operator saying Friday that the move was in response to public complaints over coverage of Nepal’s prime minister.
  • AP Explains: Why India Cases Are Rising to Multiple Peaks

    In just three weeks, India went from the world’s sixth to the third-worst hit country by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. India’s fragile health system was bolstered during a stringent monthslong lockdown but could still be overwhelmed by an exponential rise in infections.
  • 3rd Person Found Dead After Rockfall in Austria

    A third person has been found dead after a rockfall earlier this week in an Austrian gorge popular with hikers, police said Friday.
  • Police: Gunman Shoots 2 Officers in Texas, 1 Hit in Holster

    Two law enforcement officers were shot and a third was nearly wounded when a suspect accused of threatening others opened fire on them in Texas, a police spokesperson said.
  • Australian State Records Record 288 New Coronavirus Cases

    Australia’s coronavirus hot spot Victoria recorded 288 new cases on Friday, the largest number of any state since the pandemic began, and authorities warned the spread could worsen.

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