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President Trump speaks to the media Thursday prior to departing the White House for a Michigan campaign rally. In a presidential memorandum released the same day, Trump temporarily extended a program that gives Liberians protected status from deportation. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A fence stands at Elmore Correctional Facility in Elmore, Ala., seen in 2015. A federal judge ruled that mental health care for inmates is "horrendously inadequate." Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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A Border Patrol agent checks the names and documents of families who crossed the nearby U.S.-Mexico border near McAllen, Texas. Immigration authorities say they expect the continuing surge of Central American families crossing the border to multiply in the coming months. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Brad Steinle, Liz Sullivan and Jim Steinle, the brother, mother and father of Kate Steinle appearing at a 2015 news conference on the steps of City Hall in San Francisco. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Michelle Kenney, the mother of Antwon Rose II, leaves the Allegheny County, Pa., Courthouse Friday. She did not show emotion as she heard former police officer Michael Rosfeld found not guilty in the death of her son. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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In this photo, taken on Tuesday, smoke rises from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Co. near the Carpenter Elementary School in Deer Park, Texas. The blaze briefly reignited on Friday. Jeffrey Fountain/AP hide caption

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Women wore headscarves as they gathered for the Muslim call to prayer in Hagley Park in Christchurch on Friday. The call was broadcast across New Zealand in memory of 50 people who were killed in attacks at two mosques last Friday. Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to the parliament Tuesday as New Zealand considers new gun laws after the mass shooting in that stunned the country. Mark Tantrum/Getty Images hide caption

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses the media on March 16 in Wellington, New Zealand. Ardern said she would seek a change in her country's gun laws after after at least one man opened fire during afternoon prayers Friday and killed at least 49 people at two mosques in Christchurch. Mark Tantrum/Getty Images hide caption

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