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Efrain Antonio Campo Flores, seated second from left, and his cousin Franqui Francisco Flores De Freitas, far right, were convicted by a federal jury in Manhattan of conspiracy to smuggle cocaine into the U.S. Elizabeth Williams/AP hide caption

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a news conference in Chicago, saying that the outcome of the presidential election will not change Chicago's commitment as a sanctuary city for immigrants. Teresa Crawford/AP hide caption

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People celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington on June 26, 2015, after its historic decision on gay marriage. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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LGBT Rights Activists Fear Trump Will Undo Protections Created Under Obama

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A judge has delayed jury selection in the trial of Dylann Roof, the white man charged in the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners during Bible study at a Charleston, S.C. church last year. The judge has ordered another competency exam for Roof. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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Iranian, French and Chinese officials sign a deal to develop a major offshore gas field in the Persian Gulf. It's the first big contract between Iran and a consortium led by a Western energy firm since sanctions were loosened in January. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Transportation Security Administration officer stands in front of a portrait of slain TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez during his public memorial in 2013 at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. Al Seib/AP hide caption

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A marijuana plant is displayed during the 2016 Cannabis Business Summit & Expo on Jun. 22 in Oakland, Calif. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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City Of Oakland Considers Ways To Share In Pot Profits

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Dharun Ravi appears in Middlesex County Superior Court, in New Brunswick, N.J. He pleaded guilty to the attempted invasion of privacy of his Rutgers roommate, Tyler Clementi, who killed himself in 2010. Patti Sapone/AP hide caption

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