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Bruce Brown, seen in 1963, attempts to balance a mounted camera on his board while catching a wave. The man behind the seminal 1966 surfing documentary The Endless Summer died Sunday at his home in Santa Barbara, Calif., at the age of 80. Bob Bagley/Bruce Brown Films via AP hide caption

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An artist's illustration of 'Oumuamua, a cigar-shaped interstellar object discovered in October. Now, astronomers want to know if this interloper might harbor life. ESO/M. Kornmesser hide caption

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This video still — released by the National Transportation Safety Board in April 2016 — shows the El Faro's stern underwater. The cargo ship sank in 2015 after sailing straight into a Category 3 hurricane, killing all 33 crew members aboard. National Transportation Safety Board via AP hide caption

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An explosion tore through an Austrian gas pipeline hub at Baumgarten on Tuesday. At least one person was killed, and now onlookers fear the explosion could send shock waves through the European gas supply. Tomas Hulik/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Transgender U.S. Army Capt. Jennifer Sims lifts her uniform during a July interview with The Associated Press in Beratzhausen near Regensburg, Germany. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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Firefighters step back from a burning house in Carpinteria, Calif., after discovering downed live power lines nearby on Sunday. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili talks on a cellphone at a barricade in front of the Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev, where his supporters are camping. Sergei Chuzavkov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former police officer Michael Slager, seen during his state murder trial last year in Charleston, S.C., which ended in a hung jury. Grace Beahm/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinian protesters burn U.S. and Israeli flags in Gaza City on Wednesday. President Trump has recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, upending decades of U.S. policy and ignoring dire warnings from allies. Mahmud Hams /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili (center) greets his supporters after escaping a van headed for jail in Kiev on Tuesday. Evgeniy Maloletka/AP hide caption

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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri attends a Cabinet meeting at the presidential palace of Baabda, southeast of Beirut, on Tuesday. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Houthi rebel fighter stands atop a cannon-mounted truck in front of the Sanaa residence of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Houthi rebels killed him in an attack Monday, and video purporting to show his corpse circulated on social media. Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Broken Bow Arch rises from Willow Canyon in the Escalante Canyons region of Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Howard Berkes/NPR hide caption

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Trump Orders Largest National Monument Reduction In U.S. History

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Bosnian viewers watch as Slobodan Praljak brings a small glass of liquid to his lips at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia on Wednesday. Praljak, who had just had his 20-year sentence for war crimes upheld, ingested the liquid and declared "I have just drunk poison." He died just hours later. Amel Emric/AP hide caption

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