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Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:40 AM ET

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Preview: Christie's hybrid auction of 20th century art

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World News - Apple, Ireland win appeal of EU's demand for $15B in back taxes - July 15 (UPI) -- Ireland did not give U.S.-based tech giant Apple any unfair state aid, the European Union's second-highest court ruled Wednesday, nullifying the EU's demand for nearly $15 billion in back taxes.

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World News -- U.N. court rules for Qatar in airspace blockade -- The United Nations' top court ruled Tuesday that several countries could not ban Qatari planes from their airspace in a long-running dispute among the Arab countries.

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World News -- Report: Chinese buyers snapping up South Korea real estate -- Foreign buyers of South Korean real estate, including investors from mainland China, are accumulating high-priced apartments in some of Seoul's exclusive neighborhoods.

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World News -- Iran executes former defense worker as 'CIA spy' -- The Iranian government said Tuesday it has executed a defense ministry employee it suspected of spying for the United States' Central Intelligence Agency.

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World News -- China to impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin -- China warned it would place sanctions on Lockheed Martin on Tuesday following U.S. approval of a Taiwanese purchase of upgrades to Patriot III missiles for about $620 million.

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World News -- South Korea could cancel operating licenses of defector groups -- South Korea could revoke the civic licenses of two organizations led by North Korean defectors, citing violations that include balloon launches across the border.

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World News -- Defense white paper: Japan within range of North Korea missiles -- Japan said Tuesday in a new defense white paper that North Korea has the capability to launch an attack against Japan with a nuclear warhead, a first-time admission in official documents as tensions grow in the region.

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World News -- Declassified letters show queen not involved in 1975 Australian crisis -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II did not know about the removal of Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam in the 1970s, according to classified documents released Tuesday that shed light on the decades-long mystery.

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World News -- South Korean President Moon unveils ambitious 'New Deal' -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday declared his government's aim to "fundamentally change" the country through a package of reforms he is billing as the Korean version of the New Deal.

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U.S. News -- ICE: Convicted Hezbollah financier has returned to Lebanon -- A Lebanese businessman serving a five-year prison term for laundering millions of dollars to the militant group Hezbollah has returned to Beirut after being granted early release due to coronavirus pandemic.

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World News -- China retaliates with sanctions for U.S. politicians over Xinjiang -- China on Monday announced sanctions targeting U.S. politicians in retaliation for the Trump administration's blacklisting Chinese government officials over human rights abuses against Muslim minorities in Xinjiang.

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Defense News -- Pentagon: U.S. soldier killed in non-combat incident in Afghanistan -- The Pentagon announced Monday that a 24-year-old soldier was killed in a non-combat-related incident in Afghanistan.

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World News -- Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson Mandela, dies at 59 -- Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of Nelson Mandela and South Africa's Ambassador to Denmark, died at the age of 59 on Monday.

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Defense News -- British army to cut armored vehicles acquired for war in Afghanistan -- Massive armored trucks of the British Army now have little use and will be culled from the fleet, a plan revealed this month indicates.

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World News -- Dozens die in wave of Taliban attacks in northern Afghanistan -- The Taliban led a wave of attacks Sunday and Monday through northern Afghanistan killing dozens of security force members in the latest sign of the breakdown in peace talks.

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World News -- State of emergecy called in Arctic after Russian fuel spill -- The Taimyr District administration declared a state of emergency in the Arctic's Tukhard settlement located in the country's Krasnoyarsk Region on Monday after a pipeline lost pressure and released jet fuel.

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World News -- Study indicates COVID-19 antibodies may fade after months -- A study has found that COVID-19 antibodies may diminish rapidly within three months of peaking, meaning that any new vaccine against the disease might possibly offer only temporary protection.

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U.S. executes killer Daniel Lewis Lee after Supreme Court ruling

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Florida reports a record 132 COVID-19 deaths; hospitals strained

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Judge rejects Harvey Weinstein $19M settlement

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Ghislaine Maxwell pleads not guilty, denied bail in trafficking case

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China vows to retaliate after Trump signs law in support of Hong Kong autonomy

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