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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who will step down in February, has said she thinks the forces that have been holding inflation down are temporary and that she expects it will soon be on the rise again. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton holds a news conference in 2014 with running mate Tina Smith in St. Paul, Minn. Dayton has named Smith to take Al Franken's seat in the U.S. Senate. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital a crime and said he'll appeal to the United Nations. Emrah Gurel/AP hide caption

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Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga, stands outside an elementary school as he shows a picture of the window fallen from U.S. military helicopter onto the sports ground of the school in Ginowan, Okinawa, on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dalits, formerly known as "untouchables," do construction work in Tamil Nadu, India. Members of the lower caste are often relegated to jobs such as construction and garbage collection. The India Today Group/India Today Group/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told a think-tank audience on Tuesday the U.S. shouldn't require North Korea to promise to give up its nuclear weapons as a condition of holding talks between the two countries. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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An illustration comparing the giant penguin to an average person. Kumimanu biceae weighed about 220 pounds and was a bit shorter than 6 feet in height. It swam around off the coast of New Zealand between 55 and 60 million years ago. Gerald Mayr hide caption

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Giant Prehistoric Penguins Once Swam Off The Coast Of New Zealand

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An artist's illustration of 'Oumuamua, a cigar-shaped interstellar object discovered in October. Now, astronomers want to know if this interloper might harbor life. ESO/M. Kornmesser hide caption

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A photographer looks at the night sky to see the annual Geminid meteor shower in northern Italy in December 2015. This year's shower coincides with a close-range visit by its parent asteroid. Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On the shores of Vancouver, Canada, and across the Pacific Northwest, there is an unusual but not uncommon occurrence: feet washing up. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images hide caption

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This video still — released by the National Transportation Safety Board in April 2016 — shows the El Faro's stern underwater. The cargo ship sank in 2015 after sailing straight into a Category 3 hurricane, killing all 33 crew members aboard. National Transportation Safety Board via AP hide caption

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High school students use smartphones and laptops at a vocational school in Bischwiller, France, in September. The country's education minister said he will tighten the ban on phones for elementary and secondary school students, except for educational purposes and emergencies. Patrick Hertzog/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An explosion tore through an Austrian gas pipeline hub at Baumgarten on Tuesday. At least one person was killed, and now onlookers fear the explosion could send shock waves through the European gas supply. Tomas Hulik/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A red arrow points to Akayed Ullah, accused of triggering an explosion in the New York City subway system Monday. The image is from surveillance cameras in the commuter tunnel near Times Square; it's part of the federal complaint against Ullah. U.S. Attorney's Office hide caption

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Melt ponds dot a stretch of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean, north of Greenland. This year was the Arctic's second-warmest in at least 1,500 years, after 2016. Nathan Kurtz/NASA hide caption

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Arctic's Temperature Continues To Run Hot, Latest 'Report Card' Shows

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