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Diamond brooch with five different cuts of diamonds (left), Shah Jahan's dagger and The Mirror of Paradise is a 52.58-carat diamond ring are part of an auction expected to fetch more than $115 million. Christie's hide caption

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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 She apologized on Wednesday for underestimating the backlash to a controversial now-withdrawn extradition bill. K. Y. Cheng/South China Morning Post via Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet in Beijing in January. The two leaders plan to meet this week in North Korea, according to state news agencies of both countries. Li Xueren/AP 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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'Patron Saints Of Nothing' Is A Book For 'The Hyphenated'

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India teammates celebrate after winning the Cricket World Cup match between India and Australia at the Oval in London on June 9. The team will face Pakistan this Sunday. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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In India And Pakistan, Cricket Fans Are Gearing Up For Their Favorite World Cup Match

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Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's chief executive, pauses during a news conference in Hong Kong on Saturday. The Hong Kong government will suspend consideration of a China-backed extradition bill that triggered massive protests. Justin Chin/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Walmart is among the more than 600 companies and trade associations that signed a letter warning the president of the broader impacts of his proposed tariffs. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Placards against a controversial extradition law proposal pasted on a wall near the Legislative Council complex in Hong Kong on Friday. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Janna Zat, whose son Hussein al-Umari was killed at Al Noor Mosque, speaks to the media in front of Christchurch High Court on Friday in Christchurch, New Zealand. Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump and China's President Xi Jinping are expected to talk about trade on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, later this month. Thomas Peter/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Turns Trade Talks Into Spectator Sport

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The skeletal remains of a mosque stand amid overgrown shrubs. Authorities say 25 mosques were destroyed in the district most affected by the five months of fighting between government forces and ISIS militants in Marawi. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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The Philippines' Marawi City Remains Wrecked Nearly 2 Years After ISIS War

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waves to well-wishers on his departure from Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Wednesday for a two-day visit to Iran. Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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