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"They have said he has the right to play in the Australian Open, and I really believe that is the fairest thing" if Novak Djokovic's case is now resolved, said Rafael Nadal. Nadal is seen here practicing for the tournament on Thursday. Martin Keep/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Britain's Prince Andrew, Duke of York, attends the ceremonial funeral procession of Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, to St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in April 2021. Chris Jackson/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A protester holds a sign outside of Parliament in London after the weekly Prime Minister's Questions session, in which Boris Johnson said he joined staff for an outdoor party at 10 Downing Street in May 2020. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Defending men's champion Novak Djokovic practices ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, on Wednesday. Mark Baker/AP hide caption

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A 2020 email from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's private secretary shows that 10 Downing Street hosted a private party, at a time when the country was under lockdown. Johnson is seen here visiting a pharmacy in his home constituency of Uxbridge, England, on Monday. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman (left) and Russian deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov (right) pose for pictures as they attend security talks on soaring tensions over Ukraine, at the U.S. permanent Mission, in Geneva on Jan. 10. Denis Balibouse /POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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An image from a Los Angeles police officer's body-worn camera shows the pilot of a small plane being dragged to safety after his aircraft crash-landed in the path of an oncoming commuter train. LAPD/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Novak Djokovic stands with Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley during the trophy presentation at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, last February. Andrew Brownbill/AP hide caption

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From left, Travis McMichael, William "Roddie" Bryan and Gregory McMichael were convicted of multiple murder charges in late November. Stephen B. Morton; Octavio Jones/Pool/AP hide caption

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A tally on the chalkboard at Commerce Street Brewery in Mineral Point, Wis., shows that people have bought more than 110 beers for the late comedian Betty White. Commerce Street Brewery hide caption

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Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, pictured on Capitol Hill Wednesday, said of the attack on the Capitol last year, "Anyone who commits an act of violence should be prosecuted, and anyone who assaults a law enforcement officer should go to jail for a very long time." Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a backhand against Marin Cilic of Croatia during the Davis Cup Semi Final match between Croatia and Serbia at Madrid Arena pavilion in December in Madrid, Spain. Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images for Lexus hide caption

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