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Johan Eriksson, attorney for Stockholm truck attack suspect Rakhmat Akilov, talks to journalists outside Stockholm District Court on Tuesday. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What's a few palm trees? Soaring snowcapped peaks and the aforementioned palms rise near the airport in Sochi, Russia, host of the 2014 Winter Games. Summer Olympics hosts Beijing and Stockholm are among the cities vying to win the 2022 Winter Games. Mikhail Metzel/AP hide caption

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