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Oscar Pistorius, right, is led out of court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.  Pistorius received a five-year prison sentence for culpable homicide by judge Thokozile Masipais for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
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A man yawns in a bus as it goes by a billboard displays scenic of Chinese capital city against a construction site in Beijing, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese leaders' plans for a controlled slowdown. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 yearsChina's economic growth falls to 7.3 percent in 3Q, lowest in 5 years
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In this Oct. 16, 2014 photo, young wrestlers Braimond Sanchez, from left, Raimel Lazaro and Junior Lazaro strike a pose for a photo, during a training session in a park in Old Havana, Cuba. About 20 children are learning to wrestle under the watchful eye of former wrestler Michael Guerra. When asked why they chose wrestling in baseball-loving Cuba, they shout in unison: “To be like Mijain Lopez!” Lopez has won two Olympic gold medals in Greco-Roman wrestling, as well as five world championships, and is one of Cuba’s most heralded and popular athletes. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
AP Photos: Children learn wrestling in Old HavanaAP Photos: Motivated by Olympic hero, children learn wrestling in baseball-loving Cuba
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Asian stock markets drifted lower Tuesday after China reported its weakest economic growth in five years while Japan's benchmark dropped as investors cashed in gains from a 4 percent surge the previous day. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
World stocks take China slowdown in strideShares in Europe edge higher as China slowdown less severe than feared, but Asian stocks fall
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FILE - In this June 9, 2013 file photo, an Israeli member of the "Woman of the Wall" organization, right, tries to hug an ultra-Orthodox woman as they pray at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's old city. Israeli police say dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews attacked buses bearing photos of women worshipping like men do. The advertisements on the buses were by Women of the Wall, a group that seeks to promote gender equality at Jerusalem's Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray. The ads showed women and girls holding Torah scrolls, an act which many Orthodox Jews say is reserved for men. (AP Photo/Michal Fattal,File) ISRAEL OUT
Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over adUltra-Orthodox Jews attack buses with ads promoting female worship at Jerusalem holy site
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FILE - In this May 7, 1981, file photo, fashion designer Oscar de la Renta and actress Dolores del Rio are pose at the Casita Maria Benefit dinner at the Pierre Hotel in New York where the two were honored. The fashion designer, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/File)
Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82Designer Oscar de la Renta, beloved by first ladies, socialites and starlets, dead at 82
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A photo of Louis Armstrong is framed by his trumpet at the Louis Armstrong House Museum on Friday Oct. 17, 2014 in New York. The image is part of the collection from photographer Jack Bradley, whose close friendship with Armstrong gave him unrestricted access to make thousands of photographs of the great jazz musician.  A portion of his collection is featured in a new exhibition opening Tuesday at the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Corona, Queens. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Museum shows Louis Armstrong photos by friendNYC exhibit of Louis Armstrong photographs by Jack Bradley includes rare, poignant images
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FILE - In this May 3, 2010 file photo, Oprah Winfrey, right, and Oscar de la Renta arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala, in New York.  The designer, de la Renta, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82.(AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, favorite of movie stars and socialites, dies at 82
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2012 file photo, Peter Jackson is interviewed at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.  Jackson's movie trilogy "The Hobbit" has so far cost nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars to make as the epic continues to set new benchmarks for studio spending.  Financial documents filed this month in New Zealand, where the films are being made, show production costs through March had reached 934 million New Zealand dollars ($745 million)(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Cost of making 'Hobbit' movies up to $745 millionCost of making 3 'Hobbit' movies rises to $745 million as epic sets new spending benchmarks
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2008, file photo, designer Oscar de la Renta is applauded after the presentation of his fall 2008 collection during Fashion Week in New York. The designer, who died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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