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Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, on Tuesday, where judges dropped the charges against him. Peter Dejong/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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William Barr, nominee to be Attorney General, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rick Romley, former Maricopa County Attorney, held a news conference on Monday, explaining his role in the internal investigation of management and security practices at Arizona's Hacienda Healthcare. Jacques Billeaud/AP hide caption

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Unauthorized immigrants leave a court in shackles in McAllen, Texas. More than 40,000 immigration court hearings have been canceled since the government shut down. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Jake Thomas Patterson is suspected of kidnapping Jayme Closs, 13, and fatally shooting her parents in Barron County, Wis. Barron County Sheriff's Department /AP hide caption

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California utility PG&E Corp. said Monday that it plans to file for bankruptcy over what it estimates could be $30 billion in potential liability costs from recent wildfires. Here, transmission towers in a valley near Paradise, Calif., as the Camp Fire burns in November 2018. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney general nominee William Barr met with senators including Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, last week. Barr has vowed to preserve special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Then-Attorney General William Barr, left, with President George H.W. Bush. Barr supported Bush's pardons for six people caught up in the Iran-Contra scandal, which is resonating today. Marcy Nighswander/AP hide caption

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William Barr Supported Pardons In An Earlier D.C. 'Witch Hunt': Iran-Contra

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Demonstrators outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., in 2014 react to hearing the court's decision on the Hobby Lobby birth control case. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Law enforcement officials announce the arrests of dozens of Mongol motorcycle club members on murder and drug charges in six states in 2008. Ric Francis/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Broward Sheriff Scott Israel refused to resign for nearly a year but on Friday, he was suspended and replaced by former Coral Springs Police Department Lt. Gregory Tony. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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R. Kelly attends a show at New York Fashion Week in July 2015. Through years of sex misconduct accusations, he has denied committing any wrongdoing. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images hide caption

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Furloughed federal workers protest the ongoing, partial shutdown of the federal government during a non-partisan rally Tuesday at Independence Mall, in Philadelphia. Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto/Getty Images hide caption

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Family and friends of the four slain women gathered for a candlelight vigil at a park in downtown Laredo, Texas, in September. Juan David Ortiz has pleaded not guilty to charges of capital murder. Susan Montoya Bryan/AP hide caption

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Chief Patrol Agent Rodney Scott stands near an old border monument at the base of the San Ysidro Mountains in southern San Diego County where current fencing ends. John Francis Peters for NPR hide caption

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Border Patrol Makes Its Case For An Expanded 'Border Barrier'

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