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Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's speech came after a period that saw mass public support after the death of a Iranian general and outrage over the downing of a commercial airliner. Official Khamenei website via Reuters hide caption

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Iran's Ayatollah Slams 'American Clowns' In Rare Friday Prayers Sermon

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Crowds scatter after reports of shots fired in Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto in June. By the end of 2019, more than 760 people had been shot in the city, 44 of whom were killed. Moe Doiron/Reuters hide caption

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A woman carries a baby born on China's National Day, Oct. 1, 2019, at a hospital in Chengdu, China. Experts say that once-strict government restrictions on births is likely to place a burden on the country's economy. Visual China Group via Getty Images hide caption

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Parroquia Inmaculada Concepción church in Guayanilla was heavily damaged after a 6.4 earthquake hit Southern Puerto Rico on January 7. Eric Rojas/Getty Images hide caption

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2020 So Far: Fires, Floods, And Quakes

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Boeing 737 Max aircraft operated by Southwest Airlines crowd the tarmac of the airport in Victorville, Calif., after the Federal Aviation Administration grounded the planes last year. Mark Ralston/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Fire swept through Australia's Wollemi National Park, but firefighters were able to save rare groves of prehistoric Wollemi pines. New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service via Reuters hide caption

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Certain goods, such as food products, are not affected by secondary sanctions on Iran. Atta Kenare/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Iran's Economy Has Not Collapsed Amid U.S. Sanctions And 'Maximum Pressure'

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Lev Parnas (left) says text messages last year between him and congressional candidate Robert Hyde about surveilling former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch were taken out of context. But Ukrainian police are investigating the allegations. Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Chris Van Hollen asked the Government Accountability Office to assess whether President Trump's actions last year had broken a law on handling appropriated funds. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Rescued horses arrive from Taal Volcano Island via boats. About 1,000 horses were left behind on the island as residents fled Sunday's eruption. Martin San Diego/For The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's administration is releasing billions of dollars in hurricane relief for Puerto Rico that was supposed to be released by September. Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader, addresses the International Court of Justice during last month's hearings in The Hague, Netherlands. The court has announced that a decision in the case will be issued next week. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speak before a meeting with members of the government Wednesday in Moscow. The Cabinet members resigned after Putin proposed a series of constitutional changes, according to Russian news agencies. Dmitry Astakhov/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli lawyer Lea Tsemel, 75, in her Jerusalem office. The documentary Advocate, about her work representing Palestinian suspects accused of attacks on Israelis, has sparked controversy in Israel. Film Movement hide caption

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The 'Losing Lawyer' In Israel Who Defends Palestinians Charged With Violence

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