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Kentucky state Rep. Dan Johnson committed suicide on Wednesday following a report alleging that he sexually assaulted a girl in January 2013. He is pictured here at his Louisville church on Tuesday. Behind him is his wife, Rebecca, who says she plans to run for his seat. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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The Justice Department has charged Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, with bank fraud and money laundering. She allegedly converted money from credit cards into cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and transferred it abroad in support of ISIS. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Arthur Gregg (A.G.) Sulzberger will become publisher of The New York Times on Jan. 1. He'll be the sixth in the Ochs-Sulzberger family to serve in the role. Damon Winter/The New York Times hide caption

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A photographer looks at the night sky to see the annual Geminid meteor shower in northern Italy in December 2015. This year's shower coincides with a close-range visit by its parent asteroid. Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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High school students use smartphones and laptops at a vocational school in Bischwiller, France, in September. The country's education minister said he will tighten the ban on phones for elementary and secondary school students, except for educational purposes and emergencies. Patrick Hertzog/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Celebrity chef Mario Batali in October in New York City. Batali said Monday he was stepping aside from day-to-day running of his businesses amid allegations of sexual misconduct by women who worked for him. Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for NYCWFF hide caption

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Reese Witherspoon in HBO's Big Little Lies. Witherspoon was nominated for a Golden Globe for best actress in a limited TV series or movie on Monday. Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/AP hide caption

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U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo during the quarterfinal match against Sweden at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the last match in which she played. Solo announced Thursday she is running for the U.S. Soccer presidency. Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In an interview this week, Pope Francis criticized the phrasing about temptation in the Lord's Prayer. The pontiff is pictured here at the Vatican in April. Franco Origlia/Getty Images hide caption

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Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced on Thursday for possession of child pornography. He is pictured here in court in Lansing, Mich., last month. Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Three major U.S. airlines have announced new restrictions on "smart luggage" because of the fire hazard posed by lithium-ion batteries in cargo holds. The airlines say any such batteries need to be removable. Rob Carr/Getty Images hide caption

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To Avoid Fires In Flight, Airlines Move To Restrict 'Smart' Luggage

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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont (center) is seen in Belgium last month, where he has been living in exile since October. On Tuesday, a Spanish judge withdrew the international warrant for Puigdemont's arrest. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The ruined castle of La Mothe-Chandeniers in central western France. The crowdfunding site Dartagnans organized an effort to buy the chateau for 500,000 euros. Guillaume Souvant/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An English grocery chain says it is now selling products up to a month past their "Best By" dates in an effort to reduce food waste. Anglia Picture Agency/Ashley Pickering/Anglia Picture hide caption

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