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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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Sri Lanka's former Defense Secretary and presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves a polling station after casting his vote in Embuldeniya, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka on Saturday. Eranga Jayawardena/AP hide caption

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Relatives mourn by the coffins of supporters of Evo Morales killed during clashes with the police in Sacaba, Cochabamba, Bolivia, on Nov. 16, 2019. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Prince Andrew also answered questions about Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre, but he maintained that he "had no recollection" of meeting her. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Lucía Cerna worked as a housekeeper at the José Simeón Cañas Central American University in El Salvador. On Nov. 16, 1989, she witnessed armed soldiers kill six Jesuit priests, a cook and a teenage girl. Danny Hajek/NPR hide caption

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'I Miss Them, Always': A Witness Recounts El Salvador's 1989 Jesuit Massacre

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Musician and opposition candidate Bobi Wine holds a press conference, encouraging his "people power" supporters to continue wearing their trademark red berets in Kampala after the military banned them. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty hide caption

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Bobi Wine Vs. Uganda's 'Dictator': It's 'Dangerous To Sit Down And Resign To Fate'

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Hoda Muthana was held in al-Hol camp, which houses relatives of Islamic State group members in northeastern Syria. She was recently transferred to a different detention camp. Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny speaks during a Moscow rally in September to support political prisoners. Dmitri Lovetsky/AP hide caption

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Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Links Moscow Prosecutor To Luxury Properties Abroad

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