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Cargo containers are loaded on ships at a port in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province in April. China said it will impose tariffs of 5 percent to 10 percent on $60 billion worth of U.S. products, starting on Monday. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The CEO of Berlin's Charite Hospital, Karl Max Einhaeupl (left), and leading doctor Kai-Uwe Eckardt discuss the health of Pyotr Verzilov in Berlin on Tuesday. Verzilov, a member of Russian punk protest band Pussy Riot, was flown to Germany on Sept. 16 after a suspected poisoning. Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stand and wave in an open-air Mercedes-Benz as thousands of people welcome their motorcade in Pyongyang. Pyongyang Press Corps/Pool/Reuters hide caption

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Kim Hosts South Korea's Moon For Summit Talks In Pyongyang

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A Russian IL-20M (Ilyushin 20M) aircraft lands at an unknown location. The plane is similar to one that was shot down Tuesday over northwestern Syria. Alexander Kopitar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Accompanied by Carnatic music, Indian classical dancer Rama Vaidyanathan performs a Bharat Natyam classical dance at a school in Amritsar in 2011. Narinder Nanu AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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India's Carnatic Singers Face Backlash For Performing Non-Hindu Songs

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In the village of Quilin Novillo, the houses are billboards for the American dream. One is painted red, white and blue, with stars and stripes. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Despite Dangers, Intimidation, Guatemalans Still Seek A Better Life In U.S.

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