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Damiao Justino Macamo, right, helped produce this batch of gelato during his first day at Carpigiani Gelato University in Bologna, Italy, with the help of instructor Luca Cappelletti. Vicky Hallett for NPR hide caption

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President Trump shakes hands with Boris Johnson during the U.N. General Assembly in 2017. The United Kingdom and the United States are about to be led by two remarkably similar figures. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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The Similarities Between Boris Johnson And Donald Trump

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Boris Johnson, who has been elected the U.K.'s incoming prime minister, arrives at the Conservative Party's headquarters in central London on Tuesday. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Boris Johnson To Lead Britain As Its Next Prime Minister

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Venezuelan soldiers and policemen who deserted to Colombia protest after being evicted from the hotel where they were staying in Cúcuta in May. More than 1,400 members of Venezuelan security forces fled the country in February and March. Schneyder Mendoza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Through a webcast, a man at New Delhi's Nehru Planetarium takes pictures of the liftoff of the Indian Space Research Organization's unmanned spacecraft, launched Monday on a mission to the far side of the moon. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks at his the 'Servant of the People' political party's headquarters after the parliamentary elections in Kiev, Ukraine, on Sunday. NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt debate on July 15 in London. Awaiting the next prime minister will be an international crisis with Iran, stemming from its seizure of a British-flagged commercial oil tanker. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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In a country of 7 million, more than 5 million people in Bulgaria had personal data such as social security information, addresses, incomes and names leaked online. Bill Hinton/Getty Images hide caption

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Men in white T-shirts with poles are seen in Yuen Long after clashing with anti-extradition bill demonstrators at a train station in Hong Kong. Tyrone Siu/Reuters hide caption

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Soleman Nessa's husband took his own life after authorities questioned his citizenship. "It was the month of Ramadan. The sun was rising. We were boiling rice and when my son went to the kitchen to get something, he saw my husband hanging there. He screamed. People from all over the village came and brought him down," Nessa says. The family had exhausted its savings to confirm Nessa's citizenship. CK Vijayakumar for NPR hide caption

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Some of the space food that was scheduled to be carried on the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission included (from left to right): chicken and vegetables, beef hash, and beef and gravy. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive hide caption

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People across the entertainment industry, including Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj, voiced their outrage and have demanded the release of rapper A$AP Rocky from Swedish custody. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

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Students chip and chisel away at heavy slabs of stone in the workshops of the Hector Guimard high school, less than three miles from Paris' Notre Dame cathedral. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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Notre Dame Fire Revives Demand For Skilled Stone Carvers In France

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Oil production platforms on Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo. Venezuela sits on some of the largest oil reserves in the world. John van Hasselt/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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The Fallout From A Seemingly Sweet Oil Deal For Venezuela's Neighbors

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