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Rain is blown past palm trees as Hurricane Harvey makes landfall Friday in Corpus Christi, Texas. Harvey steered into the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain, 125 mph winds and 12-foot storm surges. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Walmart customers will be able to place an order by simply saying it out loud, using either the voice-activated speaker Google Home (left) or the Google Assistant app. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Activists hold signs during a protest against "triple talaq," the practice of instant divorce by Muslim men, in New Delhi on May 10. The country's Supreme Court has outlawed this means of ending a marriage. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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Damage to the port side is visible as the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain steers toward Changi naval base in Singapore following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC on Monday. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/AP hide caption

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French forensic police officers gesture to pedestrians as they take images while searching a vehicle following a car crash in the southern Mediterranean city of Marseille on Monday. Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Damage to the port side is visible as the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain steers toward Changi naval base in Singapore following a collision with the Alnic MC tanker on Monday. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/AP hide caption

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Manila Archbishop Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle arrives at the Synod Hall on Oct. 8, 2014, in Vatican City, Vatican. Tagle has called for an end to the bloody war on drugs in the Philippines. Franco Origlia/Getty Images hide caption

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