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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off Monday from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying 60 Starlink satellites. The Starlink constellation eventually will consist of thousands of satellites designed to provide worldwide high-speed Internet service. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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As SpaceX Launches Dozens Of Satellites At A Time, Some Fear An Orbital Traffic Jam

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The planet Mercury is seen in silhouette (lower left) as it transits across the face of the sun on May 9, 2016. Another transit of Mercury — the last one for 30 years — will take place Monday. Bill Ingalls/AP hide caption

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The Peugeot SA lion logo sits on the front grille of an automobile on the forecourt of a PSA Peugeot Citroën new and used automobile showroom in Rodez, France, on Wednesday. Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistani officials examine a train damaged by a fire in Liaquatpur, Pakistan, on Thursday. A massive fire engulfed three carriages of the train traveling in the country's eastern Punjab province. Siddique Baluch/AP hide caption

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John Witherspoon leaves a taping of The Late Show with David Letterman in New York in December 2009. Actor-comedian Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube's father in the Friday films, has died at age 77. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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Pope Francis lamented that the Latin name Archivium Secretum — of the Vatican Secret Archive originally meant to convey that the archive was private — had come to connote something more sinister. Giovanni Ciarlo/AP hide caption

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong addresses the media during a news conference in Berlin last month. Wong on Tuesday said Hong Kong authorities have disqualified him from upcoming local council elections. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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The U.S. Air Force's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Mission 5 is seen after landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility in Florida on Sunday. U.S. Air Force via Reuters hide caption

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Peronist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández and his running mate, former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, wave to supporters in Buenos Aires, Argentina, after incumbent President Mauricio Macri conceded defeat at the end of election day, on Sunday. Daniel Jayo/AP hide caption

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Indonesian Authorities Issue Report On Lion Air Crash

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Relatives of passengers of the crashed Lion Air jet check personal belongings retrieved from the waters where the airplane crashed, at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia, last October. Tatan Syuflana/AP hide caption

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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to the news media in Ottawa on Wednesday for the first time since winning a minority government in the federal election. Stephane Mahe/Reuters hide caption

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