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Bill Gates, co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, gestures to a jar of human feces as he speaks at the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing on November 6. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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Police are seen in Bourke St. on Friday in Melbourne, Australia. A man was shot by police after setting his car on fire and stabbing three people and killing one in the city's central business district. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images hide caption

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The oldest figurative painting, found in caves at the far eastern edge of the island of Borneo, depicts a wild cow with horns and dates to at least 40,000 years ago — thousands of years older than figurative paintings found in Europe. Luc-Henri Fage/Nature hide caption

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Indonesian Caves Hold Oldest Figurative Painting Ever Found, Scientists Say

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Families of victims of Lion Air Flight JT610 attend a meeting with authorities and Lion Air management on Monday in Jakarta, Indonesia. All 189 passengers and crew are feared to have died when the plane crashed shortly after takeoff on Oct. 29. Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images hide caption

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A Pakistani supporter of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ), a hardline religious party, holds an image of Christian woman Asia Bibi during a protest rally following the Supreme Court's decision to acquit Bibi of blasphemy in Islamabad. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Novelist Jin Yong — the pen name for writer and journalist Louis Cha — has died, triggering tributes and mourning from his fans. Here, a customer reads a book at a memorial section at a bookstore in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. VCG/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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Next of kin attempt to identify personal items of loved ones who were on board Lion Air flight JT610, at a port in Jakarta on Wednesday. Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sri Lanka's newly appointed prime minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa, waves to supporters Monday in the capital, Colombo. The man he intends replace, Ranil Wickremesinghe, demanded that lawmakers be allowed to end his standoff with the country's president. Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Relatives of passengers of Lion Air flight JT610 that crashed into the sea cry at the airport on Monday in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, where the plane was bound. Antara Foto Agency/Reuters hide caption

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