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July 19, 2019

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The reflection of several women are shown in water with just the bottom part of their legs shown at the top of the photograph.

People cool off on the Miroir d'Eau during sweltering June temperatures, in Bordeaux, France, June 26, 2019.

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It's official: Last month was the hottest June on record for our planet. We'll take a look at past and future temperature trends. Plus, tensions between the US and Iran have created a high alert situation in the Gulf region. And, some Muslims question whether to go on the hajj this year because of Saudi Arabia's human rights record.

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