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Pedestrians pass a building decorated with the Argentine national flag in Buenos Aires' financial district earlier this summer. Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Women protest in Buenos Aires on Thursday in support of decriminalizing abortion as Argentine lawmakers debated the measure, which was defeated in the Senate. Natacha Pisarenko/AP hide caption

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For Abortion Activists In Argentina, A Campaign Waged Online Faces A Disconnect

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An abortion-rights activist reacts outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires, on Thursday to news that the Senate voted to reject a bill that would have legalized abortion. Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Abortion-rights supporters demonstrate earlier this month outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires, adding the legalization campaign's distinctive green handkerchiefs to outfits alluding to the dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale. The book's author, Margaret Atwood, has said she drew inspiration from Argentine history. Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Abortion rights activists celebrate Thurdsay outside the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires, shortly after lawmakers in the country's lower chamber passed a bill legalizing abortion. The bill's chances look uncertain in the upper chamber, but that did little to dampen excitement among its supporters. Eeitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ofer Eini and Rotem Kamer, president and CEO of the Israeli Football Association, respectively, address the media Wednesday in the town of Ramat Gan, east of Tel Aviv. The men announced that the organization will file a formal complaint to FIFA against the Palestinian Football Association. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Argentine navy spokesman Enrique Balbi announced Thursday that searchers no longer expect to find survivors of the missing ARA San Juan submarine. Esteban Felix/AP hide caption

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Front row, left to right: Jorge Eduardo Acosta, "The Tiger"; Alfredo Astiz, the "Angel of Death"; pilot Georges Mario Daniel Arru; and Carlos Octavio Capdevilla, known as "Tommy," are seen during their sentencing hearing Wednesday in Buenos Aires. Javier Gonzalez Toledo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The conning tower of the ARA San Juan submarine shown as the vessel is being delivered to the Argentine Navy after an extensive refit in Buenos Aires, in May 2014. Alejandro Mortiz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Five of those killed in a truck attack in New York City were among a group of close friends from Argentina celebrating their high school graduation 30 years ago. Hernan Ferruchi, Alejandro Damian Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij (first three from left), Hernan Diego Mendoza and Diego Enrique Angelini (second and third from right) were among eight people who died in Tuesday's attack. Cecilia Piedrabuena/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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