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"There is no way to describe an incident such as this," Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera said of Friday's deadly shooting. At least 12 people were killed. Kaitlin McKeown/The Virginian-Pilot hide caption

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Authorities Name 12 People Killed In Virginia Beach Shooting

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President Trump has announced plans to impose escalating tariffs on goods imported from Mexico in an attempt to stop migrants from entering the U.S. over the southern border. Shown here are migrants at the border in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday. U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP hide caption

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The river cruise ship Viking Sigyn collided with a tourist boat carrying 33 South Koreans on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary, leaving at least seven people dead. Bernadett Szabo/Reuters hide caption

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A housing development sits nestled in the South Mountain foothills in the Ahwatukee neighborhood in Phoenix. The city saw the biggest jump in population in the U.S. between 2017 and 2018. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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The Huawei Technologies Ltd. business location in Plano, Texas. Trump's executive order does not name Huawei, but it appears to be directed at the Chinese telecom manufacturer. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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In this Oct. 31 photo, a man has his face painted to represent efforts to defeat facial recognition. It was during a protest at Amazon headquarters over the company's facial recognition system. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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