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The Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York where Jeffrey Epstein took his own life. The Justice Department revealed that a psychologist had approved removing him from a suicide watch. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Michael Drejka was convicted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Markeis McGlockton in a parking space dispute. A jury convicted Drejka despite his "stand your ground" defense. Pinellas County, Fla., Sheriff's Office via AP hide caption

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Pinellas County, Fla., Sheriff's Office via AP

Ethan Kollie will stay in jail awaiting trial. He is charged helping the gunman obtain firearm accessories and body armor for the Dayton, Ohio, shooter. Montgomery County Sheriff via AP hide caption

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Montgomery County Sheriff via AP

California says revenue from marijuana sales has risen — but analysts say the illegal market is still thriving. Here, an employee puts down an eighth of marijuana after letting a customer smell it at the Magnolia cannabis lounge in Oakland. Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters hide caption

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A weather-worn sign protesting the Keystone XL pipeline stands in Fullerton, Neb. On Friday the state's Supreme Court dealt the pipeline's protesters a significant defeat, approving an alternate route that runs through Nebraska. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Extinction Rebellion activists protest outside the Brazilian Embassy in London on Friday, calling on President Jair Bolsonaro to act to protect the Amazon rainforest. The European Union is throwing its weight behind French President Emmanuel Macron's call to put the Amazon fires on the agenda of this weekend's G-7 summit of world leaders in France. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, shown here at the Kremlin in Moscow on Thursday, said on Friday that Russia should respond in kind to the testing of a new U.S. cruise missile. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nation's Largest Hispanic Journalist Group Drops Fox News Sponsorship

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An illustration of the video-sharing website Youtube logo and an Android mobile device with People's Republic of China flag in the background. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Li Ka-shing speaks at a news conference in Hong Kong last year. The nonagenarian tycoon purchased full-page ads in local newspapers warning against violence — but at least one scholar of Chinese language sees a secret message of support for the protesters. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Authorities in Southern California seized a stockpile of high-powered firearms, ammunition and tactical gear from the property of Rodolfo Montoya, who authorities say had been planning a mass shooting because of a dispute involving his work's human resources department. Long Beach Police Department hide caption

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Long Beach Police Department

An FDA contract worker collects food and supplies from a food pantry in Baltimore. In the face of a Trump administration proposal that could cause 3 million people to lose federal food assistance, mayors from 70 cities are pushing back. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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South Korea has announced it will withdraw from a 2016 military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan. Here, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha, center, and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, trailing at left, walk in Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Thursday. HOW Hwee Young/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A water sample taken from the Mediterranean Sea as part of a scientific study about microplastics damaging marine ecosystems on the French Riviera in 2018. In a new study, the WHO says that microplastics are "ubiquitous." Eric Gaillard/Reuters hide caption

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