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Alexander Vavilov (right), shown in 2010 with older brother Timothy, leave a federal court in Boston after a hearing for their parents, who worked for the Russian foreign intelligence service starting in the 1980s. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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A few horses and riders are seen on the track at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, Calif., in March. Fifty-six horses have died there since July 2018. Amanda Lee Myers/AP hide caption

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A fallen PG&E utility pole lays on a property burned during a wildfire. The company has several settlement deals meant to clear liabilities stemming from fires sparked by its equipment. Philip Pacheco/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Harvey Weinstein leaves court following a hearing over allegations he violated bail conditions by mishandling his electronic ankle monitor this week in New York. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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The first panels of levee border wall are seen at a construction site along the U.S.-Mexico border last month in Donna, Texas. The new section, with 18-foot-tall steel bollards atop a concrete wall, will stretch approximately 8 miles. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Officials announced they would suspend training for Saudi Arabian military pilots after the fatal shootings last week at the Pensacola Naval Air Station. Josh Brasted/Getty Images hide caption

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Police arrive at the scene of a shooting in Jersey City, N.J., Tuesday. There were two separate shooting incidents beginning at Bayview Cemetery and then later at a kosher market. Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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