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Lev Parnas (left) arrives with Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's personal lawyer, before a funeral service for former President George H.W. Bush on Dec. 5, 2018. Parnas and Igor Fruman, Soviet-born associates of Giuliani, are accused by U.S. prosecutors of skirting campaign contribution limits as part of a plot to oust the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.
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A police forensic investigation team walks near the site where 39 bodies were discovered in the back of a truck on Wednesday in Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, England. Police believe the truck is from Bulgaria, a member of the European Union, and that it entered the U.K. on Saturday at Holyhead.
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Acting Ambassador William Taylor is escorted by U.S. Capitol Police on Tuesday as he arrives to testify before House committees as part of the Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Trump.
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William Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, arrives on Tuesday at a closed session before the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees at the U.S. Capitol.
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Engineer Joel Steinkraus tests solar panels on one of two CubeSats that made up NASA's Mars Cube One mission. The MarCO CubeSats — the first to be sent into deep space — flew to Mars and relayed telemetry from NASA's InSight lander.
Though there are websites, hotlines, therapists and coaches to help teens manage nicotine cravings, there's been little research to show what works best. Recently, some programs have turned to texting to help kids find resources specific to vaping cessation.
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for salmon but delivering less water for cities and farmers. State officials say water users along the Tuolumne River have agreed to voluntary concessions that would improve salmon habitat instead of the mandated increase in water flows. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
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Nabia Drammeh, 27, a nurse, talks with Maram Ceesay, and her granddaughter, Awa at the Brufut Minor Health Center outside of Banjul, the capital of the Gambia. Awa's mother passed away during childbirth leaving Maram to look after her. The 2-year-old is being treated for pneumonia.
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The Houston Astros' Roberto Osuna pitches against the New York Yankees during the American League Championship Series on Oct. 15. On Saturday night, the Astros' assistant general manager targeted a small cluster of female reporters with a profane defense of Osuna, who agreed to the equivalent of a restraining order after being accused in Canada of assaulting the mother of his child.
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Four of the planned scripted programs — 10 episodes each — will be based around the iconic characters of Wolverine, Hawkeye, Black Widow, and Star-Lord. A fifth series will feature all four banding together.