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Hong Kong election postponed for one year; Eurozone economy down more than 12%; Isaias now a hurricane heading toward Bahamas

Beijing-backed Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has announced the upcoming parliamentary elections for September will be delayed a year. And, the coronavirus pandemic has had a blistering impact on the 19-country eurozone economy, which shrank more than 12% in the last quarter. Also, the US National Hurricane Center says Storm Isaias has strengthened into a hurricane near the Bahamas, prompting widespread concerns amid the coronavirus crisis.


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The search is on for the 'super predator' that snacks on Great White Sharks

Great White Sharks are fearsome predators, but not invincible. Researchers are investigating a tagged nine-foot-long Great White that was killed, dragged deep underwater and eaten off the coast of Australia. Plus, El Niño is set to change the world's climate and China stirs up controversy in Hong Kong. That and more in today's Global Scan.