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Long-distance truck driver Mohammad Hashim, 45, survived an attack by a Hindu mob last year. A dozen men on motorbikes forced him off the road and beat him. He suffered a broken leg and fractured vertebrae.
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A pile of plastic bags grows hourly at Omni Recycling, a materials recovery facility in Pitman, N.J. The bags can get caught in the conveyor belts and equipment and gum up the recycling process.
This toad-shaped sandwich bar called the Toed In, near Los Angeles in 1939, allowed you to grab a bite to eat while your car got serviced. There's a lot of wordplay going on here: the toad-shaped building, the "towing in" of the car, and the stepping or "toeing" in for a snack. Good job, punsters!
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Simon Cheng, a staff member of Britain's consulate in Hong Kong, who has been detained by Chinese authorities in the neighboring mainland city of Shenzhen, is seen in an unknown location in this undated photo obtained from the Facebook page "Free Simon Cheng."
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Cindy McCain, widow of late Sen. John McCain, at home in Phoenix. She says she thinks Republicans and Democrats can get back to being more civil. "I think it's going to take some time. There's a lot of healing to be done. But I think we can do it," she says.
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The Pew Research Center estimates there are 7.5 million unauthorized workers in the United States concentrated in agriculture, construction and the hospitality industry.
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Suzanne Devine Clark, an art teacher at Deerfield Beach Elementary School, places painted stones at a memorial outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the one-year anniversary of the school shooting on Feb. 14, 2019, in Parkland, Fla. The state passed its red flag law in 2018 after the shootings at the high school.
Cardinal George Pell arrives at the Victorian County Court in Melbourne, Victoria, in February. Pell's appeal of verdicts on sexual abuse charges was rejected on Wednesday.
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President Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., on Sunday. Among the topics was Trump's interest in buying Greenland from Denmark.
Octavio Dotel, then a pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, seen during a 2007 game. Dominican Republic authorities arrested the former MLB player, saying both he and ex-infielder Luis Castillo were linked with an alleged drug trafficker.