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Lilian Tintori, second row center, in white top, the wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, takes part in a demonstration in Caracas on Aug. 31. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro vowed Tuesday to jail opposition leaders if they incite violence during upcoming protests seeking a referendum on removing him from power. Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Treasury Jack Lew says a better case needs to be made to U.S. workers who fear the effects of proposed trade deals with Asia and Europe. Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Treasury Secretary Lew On Global Trade Deals And Corporate Taxation

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Brazil's Senate Votes To Impeach President Dilma Rousseff

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Donald Trump Visits Mexico To Meet With President Peña Nieto

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U.N. Fails To Bring Transparency To Secretary General Race

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick stands on the field during an NFL game against the Atlanta Falcons in Santa Clara, Calif. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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My Father Stood For The Anthem, For The Same Reason That Colin Kaepernick Sits

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ISIS Says One Of Its Key Leaders Was Killed. Is It True?

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Hurricanes Lester, Madeline and Gaston (from left to right) are seen from the International Space Station on Aug. 30. NASA Johnson YouTube/NASA composite hide caption

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After 14 Months Of Trading Barbs, Trump To Meet Mexico's President

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Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff testifies on the Senate floor during her impeachment trial Monday in Brasilia, Brazil. Ricardo Botelho/Brazil Photo Press/CON/LatinContent/Getty Images hide caption

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Australian Senator Photographed Snoozing On His First Day

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