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Sens. Edward Markey, D-Mass., left, and Richard Blumenthal, D-Ct., display a photo of a plastic gun Tuesday, as they call for President Trump to reverse an administration decision to allow a Texas company to make blueprints for a 3D-printed gun available online. Trump announced over Twitter that he is "looking into" the sale of 3D plastic guns to the public. Matthew Daly/AP hide caption

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Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, pictured in 2017, is leading a multistate lawsuit to prevent 3D-printer gun plans from being published online. Karen Ducey/Getty Images hide caption

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CBS CEO and Chairman Leslie Moonves arrives arrives at a promotional boxing aprty in August 2017. The 68-year-old has been accused by six women of sexual assault and harassment. Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Showtime hide caption

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An amphibious boat is seen at Ride The Ducks on July 20, in Branson, Mo. On Friday, the National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report of video captured in the minutes leading up to the deadly accident. Michael Thomas/Getty Images hide caption

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Women and children walk to a bus in McAllen, Texas. People released from immigration detention centers are often dropped off at the McAllen bus station nearby. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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British counterterrorism detectives said a "small bottle" is the source of the Novichok that poisoned a couple in Amesbury, England. Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images hide caption

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Assistant Commissioner of Specialist Operations Neil Basu said police spoke on Wednesday with Charlie Rowley, who recently awoke from a 10-day coma caused by exposure to Novichok. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is also chairwoman of the German Christian Democratic Union, announces a new deal with Horst Seehofer, the interior minister and chairman of Bavaria's Christian Social Union, in Berlin on Monday. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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A Texas Sheriff prohibited his deputies from off-duty work at the newly constructed child-holding facility at the Tornillo Port of Entry where minors crossing the border without proper papers have been housed after being separated from adults. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mexico's former president Vicente Fox, shown speaking at a news conference during the U.S.-Mexico Symposium on Legalization and Medical Use of Cannabis in 2013, announced on Monday he is joining High Times' board of directors. Mario Armas/AP hide caption

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The former head of USA Gymnastics, Steve Penny, invokes his right under the Fifth Amendment not to answer questions during a Senate hearing on Tuesday. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Catherine Healy, a former sex worker turned advocate is being made a dame by Queen Elizabeth II, for work championing the rights of those in the sex trade. Courtesy of Catherine Healy hide caption

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