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Dmitri Shostakovich, Russian composer-member of the Soviet delegation to the Cultural and Scientific conference for World Peace, plays the second movement of his Fifth Symphony at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 27, 1949. Marty Lederhandler/AP hide caption

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Former BBC China editor, Carrie Gracie, beams outside the BBC headquarters. Gracie recently came to an agreement regarding her equal-pay dispute with the media company. Dominic Lipinski /PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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Radio and television presenter John Humphrys outside BBC Broadcasting Housein 2006. Humphrys is one of four male hosts that the network says will receive a salary cut after revelations of a gender pay inequity at the network. Tim Graham/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Carrie Gracie, a highly respected 30-year veteran at the BBC, says the network has refused to match the pay of male colleagues who earn 50 percent more than her salary. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hong Kong in 2012. The territory's public-service broadcaster will replace the BBC with the China National News, broadcast in Mandarin, China's official language, instead of the Cantonese dialect more commonly spoken in Hong Kong. Vincent Yu/AP hide caption

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Korean peninsula analyst Robert E. Kelly earned widespread empathy after his kids provided an expected spot of comic relief in a live appearance on the BBC on Friday. BBC News Cards Against Humanity via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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BBC News Cards Against Humanity via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR

Korean peninsula analyst Robert E. Kelly earned widespread empathy after his kids provided an expected spot of comic relief in a live appearance on the BBC on Friday. BBC News Cards Against Humanity via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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BBC News Cards Against Humanity via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR

Gold medalist Andy Murray poses during the podium ceremony of the men's singles gold medal tennis event at the Olympic Tennis Center in Rio on Sunday. Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A court sketch of former glam rocker Gary Glitter, who was sentenced today to 16 years in prison for sexually abusing three schoolgirls. Elizabeth Cook /PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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