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Riot police detain a protester on Tuesday near Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where about 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up. Vincent Yu/AP hide caption

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Protesters in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 14 march ahead of a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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As Tensions Rise Over Defense Costs, U.S. Walks Out Of Talks With South Korea

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Russian President Vladimir Putin participates in the G-20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2018. Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In New Book, Journalist Alleges Russian Links To Mysterious Deaths Abroad

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From Russia with Blood: The Kremlin's Ruthless Assassination Program and Vladimir Putin's Secret War on the West, by Heidi Blake Mulholland Books hide caption

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Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson says "the evidential situation has been weakened to such an extent" that the inquiry into Julian Assange shouldn't continue. Jessica Gow /TT News Agency/Reuters hide caption

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Australian Timothy Weeks, (left), and American Kevin King were abducted by insurgents in Kabul in August 2016. They are seen here in video stills released by the Taliban in June 2017. EL-EMARA Taliban via AP hide caption

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Volunteers set up a footbridge across Venice's flooded Riva degli Schiavoni embankment on Nov. 13. Marco Bertorello / AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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After Venice Floods, Volunteers Wade In To Help Salvage What They Can

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks Monday during a news conference at the State Department, where he announced the administration will rescind a 1978 department legal opinion that viewed settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank as inconsistent with international law. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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The leader of a U.N. study on children's rights says of the U.S. policy of separating migrant children from their families, "I would call it inhuman treatment for both the parents and the children." Here, children are seen near a tent at the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children in Homestead, Fla., earlier this year. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Afghan peace activists demand an end to war as they arrive in Kabul in June 2018, after marching hundreds of miles from Helmand. Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A burned trunk stands amid the devastation left after wildfires tore through parts of Brazil's Amazon rainforest earlier this year. During the yearlong period ending in July, deforestation claimed a span of the Amazon 12 times the size of New York City. João Laet/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. government is letting American businesses work with Chinese tech giant Huawei for three more months, in a third delay to a ban enacted in May for national security reasons. Stefan Wermuth/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Police arrest anti-government protesters at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on Monday. Pro-democracy protesters organized a general strike last week as demonstrations in Hong Kong stretched into their sixth month. Laurel Chor/Getty Images hide caption

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Hong Kong Protesters In Tense Standoff With Police At Polytechnic University Campus

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Australian airline Qantas is exploring new nonstop flights that would be the world's longest — but 19-plus hours on a plane can be taxing for those on board. Qantas hide caption

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