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FILE - In this May 18, 2018 file photo, pigeons are fed in front of the Santiago Cathedral, in Santiago, Chile. Pope Francis' high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit is meant to call attention to the crisis as a global problem that requires a global response. Francis discovered first-hand just how pervasive clerical sex abuse is — and how effectively it has been covered up by the Catholic hierarchy — when in January 2018 he branded as "calumny" accusations of cover-up against a Chilean bishop he had strongly defended.  (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo, file)
A global look at the Catholic Church's sex abuse problemPope Francis' high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit calls attention to the crisis as a global problem
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A man eats inside a coffeeshop with a glass painted with a graffiti reading in Catalan: "strike", during a general strike in Catalonia, Spain, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Protesters backing Catalonia's secession from Spain clashed with police and blocked major roads and train tracks across the northeastern region on Thursday during a strike called to protest the trial of a dozen separatist leaders. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Spain: Pro-separatist protesters clash with policeProtesters backing Catalonia's secession from Spain have clashed with police and blocked major roads and train tracks across the northeastern region during a strike called to protest the trial of a dozen separatist leaders
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Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson speaks during a press conference at CPD headquarters, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago, after actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in on charges of disorderly conduct and filing a false police report. The "Empire" staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Johnson said Thursday.  (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
The Latest: Police: Smollett paid brothers with a checkChicago police Superintendent says that among the evidence investigators have that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett staged the attack against him is a $3,500 check he allegedly paid two brothers to help him
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Wheelchair-bound 4-year-old inspires with trampoline actA North Dakota charity event turned into worldwide inspiration when a 4-year-old boy performed his favorite trampoline act in his wheelchair
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FILE - In this file picture taken with a long time exposure on March 12, 2017, Jannis Bednarzik performs during the German Breakdance Championships in Magdeburg, Germany. Getting hip to breakdancing's appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a medal event at the games. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File)
Get hip to this: Paris wants Olympic debut for breakdanceThe organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want to add breakdancing to the games, which would be a first for the dance sport that came from the streets of New York
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A U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Humvee stands by as a truck that is part of a convoy evacuating hundreds out of the last territory held by Islamic State militants, passes in Baghouz, eastern Syria, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. The evacuation signals the end of a week long standoff and opens the way to U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) recapture the territory. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
The Latest: Officials try to verify French IS member's deathTwo officials say they are trying to verify reports that Fabian Clain, a Frenchman who is one of Europe's most-wanted members of Islamic State group, has died in an airstrike in Syria
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Lawyer: Ex-FBI official McCabe still facing investigationFormer FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe says he believes the findings of the special counsel's Russia investigation should be made public
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Founder of the Baring Vostok investment fund Michael Calvey looks through a cage's class in the court room in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. A Moscow court has ordered Baring Vostok's founder Michael Calvey to be kept in custody until April 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
US embassy urges Russia to allow visit to jailed US investorThe United States Embassy in Moscow has called on Russian authorities to allow its staff to visit a U.S. investment fund manager who has been jailed pending a fraud investigation
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, photo, firefighters and local people help douse a fire in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A devastating fire raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed scores of people. (AP Photo/Mahmud Hossain Opu)
Deadly Bangladesh fire shows lapses in developmentA fire in Bangladesh that killed at least 67 people in the oldest part of the capital shows the lapses in public safety that continue to plague the South Asian country despite its rapid economic growth
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