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Iranian American Historian On Assassination Of Iranian Nuclear Scientist

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OPEC Meets To Decide Whether Cuts In Oil Production Are Still Needed

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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying refused Australia's request for an apology over a controversial tweet, saying on Monday, "Do they think that their merciless killing of Afghan civilians is justified but the condemnation of such ruthless brutality is not? Afghan lives matter!" Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Joe Biden meets with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Munich in 2015. Relations will no doubt be far more cordial under Biden, but Europe and the U.S. have differences that transcend the Trump administration. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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Recovery workers are seen at New Zealand's White Island last December. A volcanic eruption on the island killed 22 people and has led to work safety charges against tour operators. New Zealand Defence Force/ via Getty Images hide caption

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Leopoldo Luque, the neurosurgeon of former soccer star Diego Maradona, is being investigated by Argentine prosecutors after questions over Maradona's death were raised. Javier Gonzalez Toledo/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters Across France Demonstrate Against Security Bill

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Nepal & China Remeasured Mount Everest. How Tall Is It Now?

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Iran Vows To Retaliate For Killing Of Nuclear Scientist

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An error at the IRS caused thousands of non-Americans living overseas to mistakenly receive $1,200 stimulus checks last spring. Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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IRS Says Its Own Error Sent $1,200 Stimulus Checks To Non-Americans Overseas

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Thousands of protesters across France hit the streets Saturday to condemn police brutality and a proposed law that would make it harder to publicize images of on-duty police officers. Alain Jocard /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People attend a funeral for those killed by suspected Boko Haram militants in Zabarmari, Nigeria on Sunday. Officials say armed men on motorcycles reportedly killed at least 70 rice farmers and fishermen while they were harvesting crops in northern Borno state. Jossy Ola/AP hide caption

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Canadian Minister of Health Patty Hajdu, pictured in 2016, announced a new rule in response to a U.S. plan to import drugs from Canada. Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner To Belligerent Warmaker: Ethiopia Under Abiy Ahmed

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