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Supporters stand on a roof with placards and banners as they attend a campaign rally of the Nigerian opposition leader Atiku Abubakar on Thursday in Jimeta, eastern Nigeria. Luis Tato /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rosia Ramirez Penaloza and her children fled gang violence in southern Mexico. They're staying in a makeshift tent in San Luis Río Colorado as they wait for a chance to apply for asylum at the port of entry. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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Martha Hernandez (left) and Ana Suda say they were interrupted and detained because they spoke Spanish while shopping at a convenience store in Havre, Mont. They've now filed a lawsuit. Brooke Swaney/ACLU of Montana via AP hide caption

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Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio, pictured here at a press conference in May 2018, last week declared rape and sexual violence a national emergency. Sia Kambou /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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HIV-positive patients and their families protest hospitals' lack of medicines and supplies in Caracas, Venezuela, in April 2018. Some patients are fleeing to neighboring countries like Peru in search of lifesaving anti-retroviral drugs. Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Travis Kauffman responds to questions during a news conference Thursday about his encounter with a mountain lion while running a trail just west of Fort Collins, Colo., this month. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Haitian police have struggled to control street protests as demonstrators call for President Jovenel Moise to resign over alleged misuse of the Petrocaribe fund. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nick Sandmann, a Covington Catholic High School student, stands before Native American activist Nathan Phillips at the Lincoln Memorial in January. An independent report found the students did not instigate the confrontation. Kaya Taitano/Social Media via Reuters hide caption

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