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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) shakes hands with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, accompanied by Mexico's Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo, after they spoke at a news conference Wednesday at the start of NAFTA renegotiations in Washington, D.C. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Last year, China banned the sale of commercial elephant ivory to stop poaching. That's when interest in ancient, buried woolly mammoth tusks boomed. Amos Chapple/RFE/RL hide caption

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Morning News Brief: Trump Blames 'Both Sides,' NAFTA, Sierra Leone Mudslide

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Suffolk County Police provided the family with a panic button alarm system. NPR blurred the numbers on the alarm system to protect the family's identity because they fear for their safety. Sarah Gonzalez/WNYC hide caption

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Despite Escaping To The U.S., These Brothers Are Still Terrorized By The MS-13 Gang

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President Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump And Russia: Lots Of Talk, But Critics Say There's No Clear Strategy

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Grizzly bear cubs follow their mother in British Columbia, Canada, in 2014. The province has banned trophy hunting of grizzlies beginning at the end of November. Mick Thompson hide caption

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In South America, Pence Discusses Trade And Venezuela Crisis With U.S. Allies

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Mexico Outlines Goals For Upcoming NAFTA Trade Deal Negotiations

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Walk And Chew Gum: Common U.S. Approach To Russia Not Clearly Followed By Trump

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Tillerson Calls Out Key Persian Gulf Allies In Religious Freedom Report

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Scientists Move To Establish Wildlife Preserve At Guantanamo Bay

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70 Years Later, India And Pakistan Still Feel Impact Of Partition

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Thieves made off with a refrigerated trailer packed with Nutella, Kinder Surprise eggs and other treats in Neustadt, Germany. Allison Hare/Flickr hide caption

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107-year-old Mirza Naseem Changezi (left) sits with his son Khalid Changezi, 61, at their home in the Old City of New Delhi. Changezi is reputed to be the Old City's oldest resident and says there was never any question of leaving India for Pakistan. The Changezis trace their roots back 23 generations. Furkan Latif Khan/NPR hide caption

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For India's Oldest Citizens, Independence Day Spurs Memories Of A Painful Partition

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The Homeland Security website Ready.gov warns that following a nuclear blast, you should wash your hair with shampoo but not use conditioner, because conditioner can bind radioactive material to your hair. Smith Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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Grace Mugabe — Zimbabwe's first lady, speaking at a rally earlier this summer — had been scheduled to appear in court in South Africa. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Residents pass a damaged building as they walk through floodwaters on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, on Monday. Saidu Bah /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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