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Rohingya refugees gather in the "no man's land" behind Myanmar's barbed-wire-lined border in Maungdaw district, Rakhine state, in 2018. Some 700,000 refugees fled into Bangladesh following a brutal crackdown by the Myanmar military in 2017. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The White House will honor economist Art Laffer with a Medal of Freedom. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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From A Napkin To A White House Medal — The Path Of A Controversial Economic Idea

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Fanny Law, seen in a 2017 interview with The South China Morning Post, is a member of Hong Kong's Executive Council. She apologized on Wednesday for underestimating the backlash to a controversial now-withdrawn extradition bill. South China Morning Post/South China Morning Post via Get hide caption

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A tugboat operator secures a floating razor wire security fence during an emergency response exercise at the Kinder Morgan Inc. Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, last September. A new expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline would significantly expand tanker traffic in the region. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks during his rally where he announced his candidacy for a second presidential term on Tuesday at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. President Trump is set to run against a wide open Democratic field of candidates, which he is trying to define as extreme. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. She is the sponsor of H.R. 40, the bill to establish a commission to study reparations. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Alex Jones, pictured in 2018, was sanctioned by a Connecticut judge on Tuesday after railing on the attorney representing victims' families in a defamation suit against the Internet provocateur. Jose Luis Magana/Associated Press hide caption

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Flames consume a home in Paradise, Calif. PG&E will pay the town and other jurisdictions $1 billion for wildfire damages caused by its equipment. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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California Utility PG&E To Pay $1 Billion To Local Governments For Wildfire Damage

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Poncho Via stands on a field of grass in Clay County Alabama at the Green Acres Farm in 2017. The steer currently holds the Guinness World Record for having the longest set of horns ever. The Pope Family hide caption

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Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. at a news conference with recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program (DACA) during a 2017 news conference. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Kyle Kashuv, a student survivor of the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, became a nationally prominent gun-rights advocate while many of his surviving classmates instead organized to advocate for gun control. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Harvard Rescinds Offer To Parkland Survivor After Discovery Of Racist Comments

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Boaty McBoatface, an autonomous submarine vehicle, had a successful first mission taking measurements deep in the Southern Ocean. Povl Abrahamsen, British Antarctic Survey hide caption

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Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Florida's prescription drug importation program into law last week at The Villages, a large retirement community outside Orlando. Florida Governor's Press Office hide caption

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Florida Wants To Import Medicine From Canada. But How Would That Work?

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