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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong is taken away in a prison bus leaving the high court after his sentencing in Hong Kong, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The court on Thursday overturned sentences that the prosecution said were too light and sent Wong and two other student leaders of huge pro-democracy protests in 2014 to prison. (AP Photo)
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Young leaders of massive 2014 Hong Kong protests get prison

In this July 29, 2010 file photo, American William Dathan Holbert is escorted by authorities upon his arrival in Panama City, after extradited from Nicaragua. Holbert was sentenced to 47 years in prison by a court in Panama for robbing and killing five other Americans in a Caribbean tourist destination, authorities said Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Authorities said Holbert admitted killing five people between 2007 and 2010 in Bocas del Toro province in order to steal their property. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)
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Americans sentenced in Panama for 5 murders

Danish maritime authorities work on a salvage operation, taking place in connection with a criminal investigation, south of the island of Amager close to Copenhagen, Denmark, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Danish prosecutors urged a judge on Saturday to hold in pre-trial detention the owner of an amateur-built submarine, suspected of being responsible for the disappearance of a Swedish woman who had been onboard the ship that later sank. The buoy marks where privately built and owned submarine UC3 Nautilus sank. (Brian Lindberg Jensen/Ritzau Foto via AP)
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The Latest: Sub owner ordered held in woman’s disappearance

Australian Federal Police Deputy Commissioner Michael Phelan, right, and New South Wales state Police Deputy Commissioner David Hudson discuss details of the charging of two men with terrorism offenses in Sydney, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. The men, ages 49 and 32, were each charged with two counts of planning a terrorist act in connection with an alleged plot to bring down an airplane, police said. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
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Australia police: Men tried to get bomb on Sydney plane

The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. Thursday July 13, 2017. The parents Charlie Gard who has a rare disease returned to a court in London on Thursday, hoping for a fresh analysis of their wish to take the critically ill child to the United States for medical treatment. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
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British baby Charlie Gard at center of legal battle dies

Ng Lap Seng leaves federal court in Manhattan, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Hg, a Chinese billionaire who wanted to build a United Nations center in Macau was convicted Thursday of paying over $1.5 million in bribes to U.N. ambassadors to get it done. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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The Latest: UN looking at next steps after bribery verdict

Connie Yates, center, mother of critically ill baby Charlie Gard arrives at the Royal Court of Justice in London, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Lawyers for the family of critically ill infant Charlie Gard and the hospital treating him were returning to court for a hearing Tuesday, a day after the baby's parents said they were dropping their long legal battle to get him experimental treatment. The subject of Tuesday's hearing at the High Court in London was not immediately clear. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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Judge set to decide on Charlie Gard’s last days

Connie Yates, mother of critically ill baby Charlie Gard arrives at the Royal Court of Justice in London, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Lawyers for the family of critically ill infant Charlie Gard and the hospital treating him were returning to court for a hearing Tuesday, a day after the baby's parents said they were dropping their long legal battle to get him experimental treatment. The subject of Tuesday's hearing at the High Court in London was not immediately clear. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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Parents ask court to let them take Charlie Gard home to die

The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. Thursday July 13, 2017. The parents Charlie Gard who has a rare disease returned to a court in London on Thursday, hoping for a fresh analysis of their wish to take the critically ill child to the United States for medical treatment. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
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Father says time to let Charlie Gard go

The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. Thursday July 13, 2017. The parents Charlie Gard who has a rare disease returned to a court in London on Thursday, hoping for a fresh analysis of their wish to take the critically ill child to the United States for medical treatment. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
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Critically ill baby Charlie Gard’s parents back in court

In this Thursday, June 15, 2017 photo, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif speaks to reporters outside the premises of the Joint Investigation Team, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's supreme court on Friday, July 21, 2017, conducted its hearing into a high-profile case involving allegations of corruption against Sharif and his family but it wasn’t immediately clear when a verdict would be announced, defense lawyers and attorneys for petitioners said. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
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Court ends hearing into corruption charges against PM

In this Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 file photo, Italian journalists Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi talk to reporters outside the Vatican City from the Perugino gate. Other than St. Peter's Basilica, there's hardly better real estate in this tiny city state than the sprawling penthouse apartment in the Vatican gardens, where the rooftop terrace has in-your-face views of the dome itself and overlooks the Vatican hotel that Pope Francis calls home. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
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Trial set in case of donations for pope’s hospital for kids

The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. Thursday July 13, 2017. The parents Charlie Gard who has a rare disease returned to a court in London on Thursday, hoping for a fresh analysis of their wish to take the critically ill child to the United States for medical treatment. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
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Parents of sick UK infant storm out of new court hearing

In this July 5, 2017 file photo, Brazil's Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva attends the inauguration ceremony for the new leadership of the Workers' Party, with ousted President Dilma Rousseff, behind, in Brasilia, Brazil. A Brazilian federal judge has convicted the former president of corruption and money laundering on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
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Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption

In this image made from video, Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis' top financial adviser, sits in the back of a car as he leaves Sydney Airport Monday, July 10, 2017. Pell avoided waiting media when he arrived at Sydney Airport on a flight from Singapore. The most senior Vatican cleric to ever be charged in the Roman Catholic Church sex abuse scandal returned to Australia on Monday to stand trial in his home state on charges alleging he sexually assaulted multiple people years ago. (CHANNEL 9 via AP)
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Cardinal returns to Australia to face sexual assault charges

This is an undated photo of sick baby Charlie Gard provided by his family, taken at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. A British court will assess new evidence Monday July 10, 2017, in the case of 11-month-old Charlie Gard as his mother pleaded with judges to allow the terminally ill infant to receive experimental treatment for his rare genetic disease, mitochondrial depletion syndrome. (Family of Charlie Gard via AP)
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UK court sets new hearing in case of terminally ill baby

This May 7, 2015, file photo, former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr speaks to media outside his lawyer Dennis Edney's home in Edmonton, Alberta. Khadr, who pleaded guilty to killing a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan, has received a multimillion-dollar payment from Canada's government after a court ruling said his rights were abused, a Canadian official said Thursday night, July 6, 2017. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
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Ex-Gitmo inmate gets multimillion-dollar payment from Canada

In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 file photo, Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller arrives in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican to attend the weekly general audience. Pope Francis has declined to renew the mandate of the Vatican's conservative doctrine chief, tapping instead the No. 2 to lead the powerful congregation that handles sex abuse cases and guarantees Catholic orthodoxy around the world. In a short statement Saturday, July , 2017, the Vatican said Francis thanked Cardinal Gerhard Mueller for his service. Mueller's five-year term ends this weekend and he turns 75 in December, the normal retirement age for bishops. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)
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Pope removes German cardinal as sex abuse crisis catches up

Tsunehisa Katsumata, right, former chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), arrives at Tokyo District Court for a trial in Tokyo Friday, June 30, 2017. Three former executives of TEPCO, including Katsumata, are going on trial for alleged negligence in the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. The trial is the first to consider whether the utility can be held criminally responsible. (Shigeyuki Inakuma/Kyodo News via AP)
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Defense, prosecution face off in Fukushima trial

Cardinal George Pell meets the media, at the Vatican, Thursday, June 29, 2017. The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney says Vatican Cardinal George Pell will return to Australia to fight sexual assault charges as soon as possible. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Cardinal takes leave from Vatican after sex assault charges

In this April 15, 1989 file photo, police, stewards and supporters tend and care for wounded supporters on the pitch at Hillsborough Stadium, in Sheffield, England. British prosecutors on Wednesday June 28, 2017, are set to announce whether they plan to lay charges in the deaths of 96 people in the Hillsborough stadium crush _ one of Britain’s worst-ever sporting disasters. (AP Photo, File)
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UK charges 6 in Hillsborough stadium tragedy that killed 96

In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, Choi Soon-sil, center, the jailed confidante of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye, shouts upon her arrival at the office of the independent counsel in Seoul, South Korea. A South Korean court on Friday, June 23, 2017 sentenced the longtime friend of ousted President Park to three years in prison for using her presidential ties to unlawfully get her daughter into a prestigious Seoul university. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
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Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison

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