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Elon Musk said that "the fault is mine and mine alone," as he apologized to a British diver who had criticized Musk's offer of help in rescuing 12 boys and their soccer coach in northern Thailand. Musk had called him a "pedo," or pedophile. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Twelve boys and their soccer coach, rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, described their ordeal at a news conference in Chiang Rai on Wednesday, after they left the hospital. Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Efforts to rebuild the Victoria Islamic Center started within days of an arson attack in January 2017. The Texas mosque is getting closer to being ready to hold services again. Victoria Islamic Center hide caption

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Usain Bolt, who retired as the world's greatest sprinter last year, wants to play pro soccer. He's seen here playing during a benefit game this summer, celebrating his score during a penalty shootout. Andrew Boyers/Action Images via Reuters hide caption

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New York City police are giving the Justice Department a deadline to announce criminal charges in the 2014 killing of Eric Garner. The death of Garner, who repeatedly told police "I can't breathe," spurred protests. Kena Betancur/Getty Images hide caption

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China's Ministry of Commerce is pursuing legal remedy against the U.S. over new tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. Here, a container ship is unloaded at the Port of Oakland in California last week after completing a voyage from China. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Former Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price routinely took trips that ran afoul of official rules, according to an inspector general's report out Friday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A protest against President Trump in London's Parliament Square includes a giant balloon of "Trump Baby" in a diaper on Friday. It flew high above the statutes of prominent historical figures including Winston Churchill, Mahatma Gandhi and Millicent Fawcett. Amer Ghazzal/Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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Large Protests, Baby Blimp Greet Trump In London And The U.K.

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President Trump said Thursday that he has succeeded in getting U.S. allies to pledge more money for the alliance. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looked on at a news conference after the NATO summit in Brussels. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters hide caption

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Trump Says 'No Problem' In NATO, Touting Allies' Spending Pledges

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Adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court, in April in New York. She had filed suit charging that President Trump had defamed her. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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