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Ibtihaj Muhammad of the United States adjusts her hijab prior to competing with Olena Kravatska of Ukraine in the women's individual saber fencing event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) 

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad became the only American ever to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab 

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A soldier stands next to a half staff French flag, at the Elysee palace in Paris, Friday, July 15, 2016. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said the government is declaring three days of national mourning after the attack in Nice that left at least 84 people dead. Speaking after an emergency meeting, Valls said the national mourning would begin Saturday. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) 

A Tunisian man drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day, killing 84 people and wounding 202 others 

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Botswana's parliament in Gaborone. Photo by Iulus Ascanius via Wikimedia Commons (public domain). 

Ambassador David Newman calls his native country ‘the world’s best-kept secret’ 

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Turkish police officers stand outside Istanbul's Ataturk airport, late Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing several people and wounding others, Turkey's justice minister and another official said Tuesday. A Turkish official says two attackers have blown themselves up at the airport after police fired at them. The official said the attackers detonated the explosives at the entrance of the international terminal before entering the x-ray security check. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) 

Several suicide bombers have hit Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing dozens and wounding some 140 others 

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks outside 10 Downing Street, London as his wife Samantha looks on Friday, June 24, 2016. Cameron says he will resign by the time of party conference in the fall after Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, according to tallies of official results Friday. (Lauren Hurley/PA via AP) 

Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign 

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron turns away after speaking to the media in front of 10 Downing Street, London, Friday, June, 24, 2016, where he announced he will resign by the time of the Conservative Party conference in the autumn, following the result of the EU referendum, in which the Britain voted to leave the EU. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) 

New prime minister should be in place in October 

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In this photo taken Friday, May 6, 2016, a sandboarder boy walks on a dune at Atlantis area on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa. Every Friday afternoon, some South African boys head for the sand dunes that surround Atlantis, a poor area on Cape Town’s outskirts where drug gangs operate and shootings occur regularly. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam) 

Boarding on sand dunes provides an outlet for youth in difficult environments 

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In this Saturday, May 21, 2016 photo, a man walks past burning trash in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Haiti announced its first cases of Zika on Jan. 15. By late April, there were more than 2,000 suspected cases, including a dozen among pregnant women, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) 

Haiti’s health ministry has reported no cases of microcephaly but 11 cases of Guillian-Barre 

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In this Monday, April, 21. 2014 file photo, soldiers stand guard in front of the government secondary school Chibok, in Chibok. Nigeria. One of the teenagers kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists over two years ago from a school in northeastern Nigeria has been found with a baby and was reunited Wednesday, May 18, 2016 with her mother — the first of the Chibok girls to be freed since the mass abduction. Nigerian hunters found the young woman and baby wandering near the Sambisa Forest and her uncle describes her as traumatized. (AP Photo/ Haruna Umar File) 

This first Chibok girl has been freed since the mass abduction two years ago 

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This is a Wednesday June 19, 2013 file photo Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson speaks during a press conference in Stockholm. The release of a trove of documents on offshore financial dealings of wealthy, famous and powerful people is raising questions over the use of such tactics to avoid taxes and financial oversight. Reports by a media coalition on an investigation with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists brought to light details of offshore assets and services of politicians, businesses and celebrities, based on 11.5 million records. Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson has been named in the documents about offshore financial dealings, (Bertil Enevag Ericson, TT, File via AP )  

The release of documents on the financial dealings of wealthy is raising questions over the widespread use of such tactics to avoid taxes   

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