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FILE - In this Monday, March 20, 2017, file photo, a Sharia law official whips a man convicted of adultery with a rattan cane in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, when two men each face up to 100 stroke of the cane after neighbors reported them to Islamic religious police for having gay sex. Indonesian police detained dozens of men Sunday, May 21 in a weekend raid on a gay sauna in the capital Jakarta, another sign of growing hostility to homosexuality in the world's most populous Muslim nation. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda, File)
2 men in Indonesia caned dozens of times for gay sexTwo men in Indonesia's Aceh province have been publicly caned dozens of times for consensual gay sex, a punishment rights advocates denounced as "medieval torture"
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Map locates Manchester Arena in Manchester, England; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm;
The Latest: Police say bomber died in concert attackManchester police say the man who set off an improvised explosive device at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England died in the attack
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Armed police work after an explosion at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England Tuesday, May 23, 2017. An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England late Monday, killing over a dozen people and injuring dozens in what police said Tuesday was being treated as a terrorist attack. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
UK police treating Ariana Grande concert blast as terrorismAn explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police said Tuesday was being treated as a terrorist attack
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2005 file photo released by Xinhua News Agency, members of the Chinese Antarctica Research Team wait for the arrival at the continent on board of the polar expedition ship Xuelong, one day before the team on its 22nd expedition trip to the polar continent arriving the icy region nearby the Chinese Zhongshan station after one-month sailing. Chinese officials will detail their growing ambitions in Antarctica on Monday, May 22, 2017, as Beijing hosts a meeting of nations that oversee management of the polar region amid concerns over its susceptibility to climate change. Scientific research in Antarctica is governed under a 1959 treaty that designates the ice-capped continent as a natural reserve and prohibits commercial resources extraction. (Zhang Zongtang/Xinhua News Agency via AP)
China urges balance on environment, economy in AntarcticaA top Chinese leader says a "proper balance" must be struck between environmental and economic interests in Antarctica as climate change exposes its vulnerabilities
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Police block a road near to the Manchester Arena, seen at the right, in central Manchester, England Tuesday May 23 2017.  An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England, killing people and injuring dozens in what police said Tuesday was being treated as a terrorist attack. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
Blast at Ariana Grande concert in England kills 19 peopleAn explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in England, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police are treating as a terrorist attack
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Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, center, arrives for her trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool)
Corruption trial begins for ex-South Korean President ParkFormer President Park Geun-hye stared straight ahead in court and denied that she engaged in bribery and leaking government secrets at the start of a criminal trial that could her to prison for life if convicted
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Police officers and others gather in front of the entrance of Phramongkutklao Hospital, a military-owned hospital that is also open to civilians, as the media wait outside in Bangkok after a bomb wounded more than 20 people, in Bangkok Monday, May 22, 2017. The deputy commissioner of the Royal Thai Police said investigators found traces of batteries and wires at the scene Monday. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Human rights watchdog condemns Thailand hospital bombA human rights watchdog condemned the bombing of a Thai hospital that wounded more than 20 people on the third anniversary of a military coup, saying the blast was an inexcusable crime
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Police work at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester, England Monday, May 22, 2017. Several people have died following reports of an explosion Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England, police said. A representative said the singer was not injured. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
Much-anticipated Ariana Grande concert ends in blood, horrorA night for which Ariana Grande fans had waited weeks ended in blood, terror and death Monday night as an explosion tore through the foyer of the Manchester Arena moments after Grande left the stage
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UN envoy: Liberation of Mosul 'imminent,' IS days numberedThe UN envoy for Iraq says the liberation of Mosul "is imminent" and the days of the Islamic State extremist groups self-declared caliphate "are numbered."
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Demonstrators commander a bus during an anti-government protest demanding Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro open a so-called humanitarian corridor for the delivery of medicine and food aid, in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, May 22, 2017. At least 46 people have died during the two-month anti-government protest movement. The sign at right reads in Spanish "Nicolas, muederer. How more dead." (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Lawmaker: Hugo Chavez's childhood home burned by protestersVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is accusing protesters of setting fire to a government supporter, saying what he calls "Nazi-fascist" elements are taking root inside the opposition's ranks and contributing to a dangerous spiral of violence
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In this undated photo distributed by the North Korean government Monday, May 22, 2017, a solid-fuel "Pukguksong-2" missile lifts off during its launch test at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by leader Kim Jong Un. The official Korean Central News Agency confirmed Monday the missile was a Pukguksong-2, a medium-to-long range ballistic missile also launched in February. The missile flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) and reached a height of 560 kilometers (350 miles) Sunday before plunging into the Pacific Ocean. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missileNorth Korea says it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile that it says is its answer to U.S. President Donald Trump's polices
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From left, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Cory A. Booker, D-N.J., and Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., walk on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017, to meet with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for a briefing of the full Senate amid controversy over President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he liedAttorneys for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn say an "escalating public frenzy" and the appointment of a special counsel have created a legally dangerous environment for him to cooperate with congressional investigations
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