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What To Know As Israel's Netanyahu Goes On Trial For Corruption Charges

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Christiana Figueres: How Can We Choose Optimism — Even In The Darkest Times?

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China's ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming arrives at the Chinese Embassy in London in February for a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan. Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang walks past President Xi Jinping during the opening session of China's National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Open Skies would be the third major international military pact Trump has withdrawn the U.S. from. This photo from 2007 shows Czech soldiers inspecting cameras on a U.S. Boeing plane at a military airbase in Pardubice, Czech Republic, as part of the agreement. Alexandra Mlejnkova/AP hide caption

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French chef Guy Savoy poses with a face mask in the kitchen of one of his restaurants, in the Monnaie de Paris building, on Tuesday. Christophe Archambault/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A shipment of medical aid from the United States, including 50 ventilators, appears inside a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster transport plane Thursday at Vnukovo International Airport outside Moscow. Evgenia Novozhenina/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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