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    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange fathered two children while living in London's Ecuadorian embassy, says his partner, who is worried he will be stricken with COVID-19 in prison. More than 1,000 people have died from the coronavirus in Brazil, where President Jair Bolsonaro remains dismissive of pandemic precautions. And a former employee of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has filed a police report alleging he sexually assaulted her in 1993.

    In the week ahead: North Korea has cancelled the Pyongyang Marathon, scheduled for Sunday. Monday is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 accident that nearly stranded three astronauts in space. And despite the pandemic, South Korea will hold parliamentary elections Wednesday.

    Coronavirus update: The global death toll has passed 100,000, with nearly 19,000 each in Italy and the United States, which has surpassed 500,000 known cases.

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