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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 She apologized on Wednesday for underestimating the backlash to a controversial now-withdrawn extradition bill.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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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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French former soccer great and former UEFA head Michel Platini, seen here in 2018, was detained Tuesday for questioning related to the inquiry into FIFA's awarding of the 2020 World Cup to Qatar. Boris Horvat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nizar Zakka (center), a Lebanese national and U.S. resident arrested in Iran in 2015 and sentenced to 10 years in jail on espionage charges, gives a press conference in Beirut after he was freed in early June. Anwar Amro /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter takes off from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Red Sea. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group was recently deployed to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility as tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate. On Monday, the State Department ordered additional troops to the Middle East. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber Smalley/U.S. Navy via Getty Images hide caption

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Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong addresses the crowd outside Hong Kong's Legislative Council on Monday, during a demonstration demanding that Hong Kong's leaders step down and permanently withdraw an extradition bill. Jorge Silva/Reuters hide caption

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Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Is Freed, Says He Will Join Mass Protests

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Atomic Energy Organization of Iran spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi, pictured at a July 2018 news conference in Tehran, said Monday: "We have quadrupled the rate of enrichment and even increased it more recently." Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A handful of young upstarts are changing Naples' traditional pizza-making habits, bolstered by a new flour called Nuvola (Italian for "cloud"), developed by Italian miller Caputo. Courtesy of Carlo Sammarco hide caption

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'Patron Saints Of Nothing' Is A Book For 'The Hyphenated'

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Sandra Torres, former first lady and presidential candidate for the National Unity of Hope (Union Nacional de la Esperanza) party (center), displays an inked finger after voting during presidential elections in Guatemala City on Sunday. James Rodriguez/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Octavian Ursu of the German Christian Democrats won a runoff for mayor of the small town of Goerlitz in the country's east, beating an opponent from the far-right Alternative for Germany. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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