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A car drives through rime at a park in Changchun, Jilin province, China. China Daily/via REUTERS

A car drives through rime at a park in Changchun, Jilin province, China. China Daily/via REUTERS

A car drives through rime at a park in Changchun, Jilin province, China. China Daily/via REUTERS
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Israelis are seen near a construction site in the Israeli settlement of Ramat Shlomo, in the occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israelis are seen near a construction site in the Israeli settlement of Ramat Shlomo, in the occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israelis are seen near a construction site in the Israeli settlement of Ramat Shlomo, in the occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Residents sift through the ruins of their houses after a fire razed a squatter colony, in Quezon city, Metro Manila in the Philippines. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Residents sift through the ruins of their houses after a fire razed a squatter colony, in Quezon city, Metro Manila in the Philippines. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Residents sift through the ruins of their houses after a fire razed a squatter colony, in Quezon city, Metro Manila in the Philippines. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold in the town of Bartella, east of Mosul. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold in the town of Bartella, east of Mosul. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Iraqi people flee the Islamic State stronghold in the town of Bartella, east of Mosul. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Performers dressed as Ded Moroz, the equivalent of Santa Claus, and his granddaughter Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) take on shoe covers as they visit the Republican Scientific and Practical Centre of Pediatric Surgery in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Performers dressed as Ded Moroz, the equivalent of Santa Claus, and his granddaughter Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) take on shoe covers as they visit the Republican Scientific and Practical Centre of Pediatric Surgery in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily...more

Performers dressed as Ded Moroz, the equivalent of Santa Claus, and his granddaughter Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) take on shoe covers as they visit the Republican Scientific and Practical Centre of Pediatric Surgery in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A man cuts an iron frame in front of a damaged coach of a passenger train after it derailed near Kanpur in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India. REUTERS/Stringer

A man cuts an iron frame in front of a damaged coach of a passenger train after it derailed near Kanpur in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India. REUTERS/Stringer

A man cuts an iron frame in front of a damaged coach of a passenger train after it derailed near Kanpur in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India. REUTERS/Stringer
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General view of a fan with Jamie Vardy masks on the seats before the Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium. Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine/Livepic

General view of a fan with Jamie Vardy masks on the seats before the Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium. Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine/Livepic

General view of a fan with Jamie Vardy masks on the seats before the Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium. Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine/Livepic
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A swan takes off in Hyde Park in London, Britain. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A swan takes off in Hyde Park in London, Britain. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A swan takes off in Hyde Park in London, Britain. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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A man demonstrates a toilet roll for wiping smartphones, installed by Japanese mobile phone company NTT Docomo, in a high-tech bathroom equipped with bidet and heated seat at Narita international airport in Narita, Japan. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A man demonstrates a toilet roll for wiping smartphones, installed by Japanese mobile phone company NTT Docomo, in a high-tech bathroom equipped with bidet and heated seat at Narita international airport in Narita, Japan. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A man demonstrates a toilet roll for wiping smartphones, installed by Japanese mobile phone company NTT Docomo, in a high-tech bathroom equipped with bidet and heated seat at Narita international airport in Narita, Japan. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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A boy stands at a partially damaged port, as strong waves hit the shore after Typhoon Nock-Ten hit Mabini, Batangas, in the Philippines. REUTERS/Ezra Acayan

A boy stands at a partially damaged port, as strong waves hit the shore after Typhoon Nock-Ten hit Mabini, Batangas, in the Philippines. REUTERS/Ezra Acayan

A boy stands at a partially damaged port, as strong waves hit the shore after Typhoon Nock-Ten hit Mabini, Batangas, in the Philippines. REUTERS/Ezra Acayan
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Afghan security forces inspect the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan security forces inspect the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan security forces inspect the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Tributes to singer George Michael are displayed outside of his home in north London, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Tributes to singer George Michael are displayed outside of his home in north London, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Tributes to singer George Michael are displayed outside of his home in north London, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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Pope Francis receives a parrot from a performer of the Golden Circus during his Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Pope Francis receives a parrot from a performer of the Golden Circus during his Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Pope Francis receives a parrot from a performer of the Golden Circus during his Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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A winter swim lover throws hot water into cold air in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

A winter swim lover throws hot water into cold air in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

A winter swim lover throws hot water into cold air in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer
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Yazuli Lloret, 15, poses for a photographer at the Cathedral Square in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Yazuli Lloret, 15, poses for a photographer at the Cathedral Square in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Yazuli Lloret, 15, poses for a photographer at the Cathedral Square in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hugs Pearl Harbor survivor Everett Hyland after giving remarks at Kilo Pier overlooking the USS Arizona Memorial at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hugs Pearl Harbor survivor Everett Hyland after giving remarks at Kilo Pier overlooking the USS Arizona Memorial at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hugs Pearl Harbor survivor Everett Hyland after giving remarks at Kilo Pier overlooking the USS Arizona Memorial at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry
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Winter swimmers enjoy a Christmas bath in Carantec, Western France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Winter swimmers enjoy a Christmas bath in Carantec, Western France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Winter swimmers enjoy a Christmas bath in Carantec, Western France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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An internally displaced man has his beard trimmed as people flee the Islamic State stronghold in the town of Bartella, east of Mosul. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

An internally displaced man has his beard trimmed as people flee the Islamic State stronghold in the town of Bartella, east of Mosul. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

An internally displaced man has his beard trimmed as people flee the Islamic State stronghold in the town of Bartella, east of Mosul. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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A couple pose for a wedding photo at Erhai lake in Dali, southwest China's Yunnan province. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A couple pose for a wedding photo at Erhai lake in Dali, southwest China's Yunnan province. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A couple pose for a wedding photo at Erhai lake in Dali, southwest China's Yunnan province. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Cristine Angelie Garcia (C), 24, rides a jeepney on her way to work at a call centre for the midnight shift in Taguig city, Metro Manila, Philippines October 3, 2016. "Maybe there is another way where people do not need to die," she said, adding she felt safer walking the streets at night. "I'm on Duterte's side. Maybe he's just misunderstood because he grew up on the streets." REUTERS/Ezra Acayan

Cristine Angelie Garcia (C), 24, rides a jeepney on her way to work at a call centre for the midnight shift in Taguig city, Metro Manila, Philippines October 3, 2016. "Maybe there is another way where people do not need to die," she said, adding she...more

Cristine Angelie Garcia (C), 24, rides a jeepney on her way to work at a call centre for the midnight shift in Taguig city, Metro Manila, Philippines October 3, 2016. "Maybe there is another way where people do not need to die," she said, adding she felt safer walking the streets at night. "I'm on Duterte's side. Maybe he's just misunderstood because he grew up on the streets." REUTERS/Ezra Acayan
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Turkish military vehicles drive in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo province, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish military vehicles drive in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo province, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish military vehicles drive in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo province, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Sheep graze in a field on the Slea Head road in Ventry, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Sheep graze in a field on the Slea Head road in Ventry, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Sheep graze in a field on the Slea Head road in Ventry, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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