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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to reporters at a news conference on Wednesday. She announced New Zealand and France will lead a global effort to end the use of social media as a tool to promote terrorism. Phil Walter/Getty Images hide caption

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New Zealand Police Minister Stuart Nash talks to reporters on Monday. The government has introduced a broad bill that would ban the types of weapons used in attacks at two mosques in March. Nick Perry/AP hide caption

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday that the New Zealand government will ban military style semi-automatic weapons in response to the mosque attacks last week that killed 50 people. Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images hide caption

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford pose with their baby daughter Neve Gayford at their home on Thursday in Auckland, New Zealand. Handout/Office of the Prime Minister of New Zealand hide caption

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Jacinda Ardern will be the next prime minister of New Zealand. Ardern, who has led the Labour Party for less than three months, spoke at a press conference Thursday at Parliament in Wellington after a coalition government was formed. Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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