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Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears burqa in Parliament

by The Canadian Press
Senator Pauline Hanson, front, removes a burqa she wore during question time in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.

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Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues Workers begin removing a Confederate statue in Gainesville, Fla., Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Aug-15-2017
Korean leaders, US open door to diplomacy in nuclear crisis U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, left, talks with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo during their meeting at the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Aug-15-2017
Hungry Venezuelans turn to Colombia for a plate of food In this July 17, 2016 file photo, a woman carrying a bundle on her head waits in line to cross the border into Colombia through the Simon Bolivar International Bridge in San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela. Aug-14-2017
SpaceX launches experiments, ice cream to space station A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket launches from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. The mission of the spacecraft is a cargo and supply delivery to the International Space Station. Aug-14-2017
North Korea details plan to fire missile salvo toward Guam Tens of thousands of North Koreans gathered for a rally at Kim Il Sung Square carrying placards and propaganda slogans as a show of support for their rejection of the United Nations' latest round of sanctions on Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Aug-10-2017
Report: Brussels police open fire on car in Molenbeek suburb A police vehicle blocks a road in the Molenbeek suburb of Brussels, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Brussels police say that they opened fire on a vehicle after a high-speed chase in the suburb of Molenbeek and the driver told officers there are explosives inside. Aug-08-2017
Convicted 'Pharma Bro' has an image problem, lawyer concedes Martin Shkreli arrives at federal court in New York, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Aug-08-2017
Wrecks, sunken treasures lie under Albania's coastal waters In this Wednesday, July 19, 2017 photo, a blenny fish and a damsel fish swim past ancient North African amphorae at the site of a 4th century A.D. shipwreck off the coast of Albania. Aug-02-2017
Wisconsin company holds 'chip party' to microchip workers Tony Danna, left, vice president of international development at Three Square Market in River Falls, Wis., reacts while getting a microchip implanted in his left hand at company headquarters on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Aug-01-2017
Senate confirms Christopher Wray, Trump's choice for FBI FILE - In this July 12, 2017 file photo, FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate is slated to vote Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, evening on the nomination of Wray. Aug-01-2017
The Latest: Scaramucci out after 11 days in White House job President Donald Trump talks with new White House Chief of Staff John Kelly after he was privately sworn in during a ceremony in the Oval Office with President Donald Trump, Monday, July 31, 2017, in Washington. Jul-31-2017
No chaos, Trump insists as he swears in new chief of staff FILE - In this May 17, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump talks with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly during commencement exercises at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. Trump named Kelly as his new Chief of Staff on July 28, ousting Reince Priebus. Jul-31-2017
Russia urges US to fix ties as it cuts US diplomatic staff Russian sailors stand in attention as Russian President Vladimir Putin leaves after attending the military parade during the Navy Day celebration in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Sunday, July 30, 2017 Jul-31-2017
Royals, descendants mark centenary of futile WWI battle FILE - In this file photo dated 1917, wounded Canadian and German World War One soldiers help one another through the mud during the Battle of Passchendaele, in Passchendaele, Belgium Jul-31-2017
AP FACT CHECK: President Trump's phantom VA reform claim President Donald Trump speaks at the Covelli Centre, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Youngstown, Ohio. Jul-28-2017
California shark attack survivor recalls fighting off beast FILE - In this Sunday, April 30, 2017 photo, a sign warns beach goers at San Onofre State Beach after a woman was attacked by a shark in the area Saturday, along the Camp Pendleton Marine base in San Diego County, Calif. Jul-28-2017
Scaramucci tirades ignite smouldering White House tensions White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus leaves the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a ceremony where President Donald Trump recognized the first responders from the June 14, Congressional baseball shooting. Jul-28-2017
Sessions says he's staying, will fight for Trump's agenda U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions starts to walk away after an interview with The Associated Press at the U.S. Embassy in San Salvador, El Salvador, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Jul-28-2017
Trump's transgender troops ban divides veterans in Congress Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., speaks in support of transgender members of the military, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington, after President Donald Trump said he wants transgender people barred from serving in the U.S. military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption." Jul-27-2017
Why Twitter will not ban President Donald Trump This Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo shows the Twitter app on a smartphone in Philadelphia. Twitter Inc. reports earnings, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Jul-27-2017
Trump mistreats native son Jeff Sessions, Alabama GOP says FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to federal, state and local law enforcement officials about sanctuary cities and efforts to combat violent crime, in Las Vegas. Jul-27-2017
Hop on! Wild rabbits surf on sheep to flee New Zealand flood In this image made from July 22, 2017, video, two rabbits sit on the back of sheep as they avoid rising flood waters on a farm near Dunedin, New Zealand. Jul-26-2017
Trump says transgender people should be barred from military FILE - In this March 27, 2008 file photo, the Pentagon is seen in this aerial view in Washington. President Donald Trump says he will bar transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the armed forces. Jul-26-2017
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tweets about Clinton, Sessions, FBI FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump listens as Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, after Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office to Sessions. Jul-26-2017
Parents ask court to let them take Charlie Gard home to die Connie Yates, center, mother of critically ill baby Charlie Gard arrives at the Royal Court of Justice in London, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Jul-25-2017
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AP sources: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions FILE - In this July 21, 2017 file photo, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Philadelphia. Jul-25-2017
Trump son-in-law Kushner at Capitol, denies Russia collusion FILE - In this June 22, 2017, file photo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner listens during the "American Leadership in Emerging Technology" event with President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Jul-24-2017
UK parents halt fight over experimental treatment for son Charlie Gard's parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at the Royal Courts of Justice in London where the hearing will resume into the case of their terminally-ill baby, Friday July 21, 2017. Jul-24-2017
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UK girl left in tears after she's fined for selling lemonade In this photo taken from video footage, Andre Spicer, father of five-year-old girl who was stopped by council officers from selling home-made lemonade, talks to a reporter in London, Friday, July 21, 2017. Jul-21-2017
Spicer abruptly resigns as Trump press secretary White House press secretary Sean Spicer walks down the hallway during President Donald Trump's visit to the Pentagon, Thursday, July 20, 2017. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned over hiring of new communications aide. ( Jul-21-2017
Dozens of foreign workers sought for Trump's Florida clubs FILE - This Saturday, April 15, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. The Trump Organization asked the federal government on July 20, 2017, to grant dozens of special visas to foreign nationals to work at two of the President Donald Trump's private clubs in Florida, including his Mar-a-Lago resort. Jul-21-2017
US to ban Americans from travelling to North Korea FILE - In this Feb. 29, 2016 file photo, American student Otto Warmbier speaks as Warmbier is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea. U.S. officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea following the death of university student Otto Warmbier, who passed away after falling into a coma into a North Korean prison. Jul-21-2017
O.J. Simpson granted parole after nearly 9 years in prison FILE - In this May 15, 2013 file photo, O.J. Simpson returns to the witness stand to testify after a break during an evidentiary hearing in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia Jul-20-2017
Moon dust heading to auction after galactic court battle The Apollo 11 Contingency Lunar Sample Return Bag used by astronaut Neil Armstrong, to be offered at auction, is displayed at Sotheby's, in New York, Thursday, July 13, 2017. Jul-20-2017
OJ Simpson makes case for his freedom on live TV FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2007 file photo, Denise Brown, sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, responds during an interview with Beaufort Books President Eric Kampmann, during a segment of the NBC "Today" television program in New York. On Thursday, July 20, 2017 O.J. Simpson faces a parole board hearing in Nevada. Jul-20-2017
BBC forced to disclose salaries of top-earning stars An entrance to the headquarters of the publicly funded BBC in London, Wednesday, July 19, 2017. The BBC published the names and salaries of its highest-earning actors and presenters, Wednesday, compelled by Britain's government to publish the salaries of on-air talent which had previously been secret, revealing that its highest-paid star, radio host Chris Evans, earns more than 2.2 million pounds ($2.9 million) a year. Jul-19-2017
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Daniel Radcliffe comes to aid of mugging victim in London FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 file photo, Daniel Radcliffe, a cast member in "The Woman in Black," looks on during an interview at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles. Radcliffe has come to the aid of a man who was mugged by moped-riding attackers in London. Jul-18-2017
Trump blasts Congress over failure of GOP health care bill President Donald Trump points to a member of the audience before being introduced during a "Made in America," product showcase featuring items created in each of the U.S. 50 states, at the White House, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Washington. Jul-18-2017
Australian woman killed in Minneapolis police shooting This undated photo provided by Stephen Govel/www.stephengovel.com shows Justine Damond, of Sydney, Australia, who was fatally shot by by police in Minneapolis on Saturday, July 15, 2017. Jul-17-2017
Joe Biden memoir coming out Nov. 14 FILE - In this March 13, 2017 file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during an event to formally launch the Biden Institute at the University of Delaware, in Newark, Del. Biden's memoir is coming out Nov. 14 and will be called, "Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose." The book centers on 2015, when his son Beau died and he decided not to run for president even though he believed he could win. Jul-17-2017
Hong Kong court disqualifies 4 lawmakers over oath taking Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers of the legislature council, Edward Yiu, Nathan Law, Leung Kwok-hung and Lau Siu-lai protest outside the High Court in Hong Kong, Friday, July 14, 2017. Jul-14-2017
Spain's running of the bulls: 13 injured on final day Revellers run in front of Miura's fighting bulls during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin Festival, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Friday, July 14, 2017. Jul-14-2017
Plane passenger: Pilot didn't tell fliers of near-calamity Departing and parked aircraft intersect at San Francisco International Airport, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in San Francisco. An Air Canada Airbus A320 was cleared to land on one of the runways at the San Francisco airport just before midnight on Friday, July 7, when the pilot "inadvertently" lined up with the taxiway, which runs parallel to the runway. Jul-13-2017
Chinese political prisoner Liu Xiaobo dies at age 61 Protesters mourn jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo during a demonstration outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong, Thursday, July 13, 2017. Jul-13-2017
Trump says he will be 'angry' if Senate health care bill flops Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, the Republican Conference chairman, meets with reporters after a closed-door Republican strategy session, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Jul-13-2017
EU's Brexit negotiator sets out tough conditions for UK British Prime Minister Theresa May answers a question in a question and answer session, after delivering a speech at the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) in London, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Jul-12-2017
Hospital tower gets unanimous support from riding candidates A close-up model of the proposed acute care tower (at top right). The existing north tower is shown as demolished in this rendering. May-04-2017

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