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President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend "Howdy, Modi!" at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, Sept. 22, 2019. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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India Set To Welcome Trump, Whose First Stop Will Be In Modi's Home State Of Gujarat

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A medical worker takes a look outside a preliminary testing facility at the National Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea, where people suspected of having contracted the novel strain of coronavirus are being tested. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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British musician Roger Waters speaks at a rally in Parliament Square, London, as part of the demonstration against the extradition of Julian Assange on Saturday. Alberto Pezzali/AP hide caption

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Abdullah, 13, lost his left leg when he stepped on an improvised explosive device. He takes a break from walking practice at the International Committee of the Red Cross physical rehabilitation center in Kabul on Dec. 1, 2019. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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South Sudanese Vice President Riek Machar (left) shares a smile with President Salva Kiir after a swearing-in ceremony Saturday in the capital, Juba. Observers hope their newly forged coalition spells an end to civil war. Stringer/AP hide caption

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Authorities say Wells Fargo bank managers were aware of illegal conduct as early as 2002 but allowed it to continue until 2016. Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Wells Fargo Paying $3 Billion To Settle U.S. Case Over Fraudulent Customer Accounts

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks during a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in Iowa last month. She has announced a new PAC to back progressive congressional candidates. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Satellite images show the effects of a prolonged warm spell on Eagle Island, in the far north of the Antarctic Peninsula, NASA says. An inch of snowpack melted in just one day, the agency says. The blue areas in snow on the right are ponds of melted water. NASA hide caption

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Cast members (from left) David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston and Matt LeBlanc pose after the show won outstanding comedy series at the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in 2002. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Soldiers of the 369th Infantry during World War I wear French "Adrian" helmets and use French-issued rifles and equipment. National Archives and Records Administration hide caption

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Thailand's Constitutional Court ordered the popular opposition Future Forward Party dissolved, declaring that it violated election law by accepting a loan from its leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit. Chaiwat Subprasom/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett hide caption

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