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Firefighters use a ladder while extinguishing the fire at an industrial building in Saint Petersburg, Russia.  
 REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

Firefighters use a ladder while extinguishing the fire at an industrial building in Saint Petersburg, Russia. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

Firefighters use a ladder while extinguishing the fire at an industrial building in Saint Petersburg, Russia. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov
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French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speak during a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris.    Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool via REUTERS

French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speak during a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool via REUTERS

French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speak during a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool via REUTERS
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Smoke billows during a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil.  
 REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Smoke billows during a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Smoke billows during a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Britain's Royal Air Force aerobatic team the Red Arrows fly over the Statue of Liberty in New York City.   Sgt Ashley Keates/MoD

Britain's Royal Air Force aerobatic team the Red Arrows fly over the Statue of Liberty in New York City. Sgt Ashley Keates/MoD

Britain's Royal Air Force aerobatic team the Red Arrows fly over the Statue of Liberty in New York City. Sgt Ashley Keates/MoD
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Tatev, 31, (L) who is from Armenia and lived in the U.S. for 17 years, went into labor before her U.S. citizenship ceremony and refused to go to the hospital until she was sworn in as a U.S. citizen, according to Judge Cormac J. Carney, who is seen performing a quick impromptu naturalization ceremony before the official event in Los Angeles.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Tatev, 31, (L) who is from Armenia and lived in the U.S. for 17 years, went into labor before her U.S. citizenship ceremony and refused to go to the hospital until she was sworn in as a U.S. citizen, according to Judge Cormac J. Carney, who is seen...more

Tatev, 31, (L) who is from Armenia and lived in the U.S. for 17 years, went into labor before her U.S. citizenship ceremony and refused to go to the hospital until she was sworn in as a U.S. citizen, according to Judge Cormac J. Carney, who is seen performing a quick impromptu naturalization ceremony before the official event in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Vitor Mazara, 29, walks on a highline attached to 14-story unfinished buildings in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil.  
 REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Vitor Mazara, 29, walks on a highline attached to 14-story unfinished buildings in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Vitor Mazara, 29, walks on a highline attached to 14-story unfinished buildings in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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Texas Rangers designated hitter Hunter Pence is doused with Powerade by shortstop Elvis Andrus after Pence drives in Andrus for the game winning run against the Los Angeles Angels during the ninth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington. 

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Texas Rangers designated hitter Hunter Pence is doused with Powerade by shortstop Elvis Andrus after Pence drives in Andrus for the game winning run against the Los Angeles Angels during the ninth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Jerome...more

Texas Rangers designated hitter Hunter Pence is doused with Powerade by shortstop Elvis Andrus after Pence drives in Andrus for the game winning run against the Los Angeles Angels during the ninth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
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Tourists ride in a vintage car in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Fernando Medina

Tourists ride in a vintage car in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Fernando Medina

Tourists ride in a vintage car in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Fernando Medina
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New Zealand Speaker Trevor Mallard feeding a Member of Parliament's baby during a parliamentary session in Wellington.   New Zealand Parliament and Speaker's Office

New Zealand Speaker Trevor Mallard feeding a Member of Parliament's baby during a parliamentary session in Wellington. New Zealand Parliament and Speaker's Office

New Zealand Speaker Trevor Mallard feeding a Member of Parliament's baby during a parliamentary session in Wellington. New Zealand Parliament and Speaker's Office
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The domestically built mobile missile defence system Bavar-373 is displayed on the National Defense Industry Day in Tehran, Iran. Official President website

The domestically built mobile missile defence system Bavar-373 is displayed on the National Defense Industry Day in Tehran, Iran. Official President website

The domestically built mobile missile defence system Bavar-373 is displayed on the National Defense Industry Day in Tehran, Iran. Official President website
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A zebra rubs its head against another at London Zoo. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A zebra rubs its head against another at London Zoo. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A zebra rubs its head against another at London Zoo. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Indigenous people from the Mura tribe show a deforested area in unmarked indigenous lands inside the Amazon rainforest near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Indigenous people from the Mura tribe show a deforested area in unmarked indigenous lands inside the Amazon rainforest near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Indigenous people from the Mura tribe show a deforested area in unmarked indigenous lands inside the Amazon rainforest near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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President Trump speaks in front of a portrait of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln prior to presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Boston Celtics legend and Basketball Hall of Famer Bob Cousy at the White House. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Trump speaks in front of a portrait of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln prior to presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Boston Celtics legend and Basketball Hall of Famer Bob Cousy at the White House. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Trump speaks in front of a portrait of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln prior to presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Boston Celtics legend and Basketball Hall of Famer Bob Cousy at the White House. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Mario, 34, a Honduran migrant who lost his leg while traveling en route to the United States on a freight train known as 'La Bestia', rests during a physiotherapy session at the Rehabilitation Center for Disabled People in Silao, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Mario, 34, a Honduran migrant who lost his leg while traveling en route to the United States on a freight train known as 'La Bestia', rests during a physiotherapy session at the Rehabilitation Center for Disabled People in Silao, Mexico....more

Mario, 34, a Honduran migrant who lost his leg while traveling en route to the United States on a freight train known as 'La Bestia', rests during a physiotherapy session at the Rehabilitation Center for Disabled People in Silao, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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Tani Sanchez and her daughter Tani Sylvester visit the Cape Coast castle, Ghana. The two Tanis are among a growing number of African Americans exploring their ancestral roots in Ghana, which has encouraged people with Ghanaian heritage to return in honor of the 400th anniversary of the first recorded arrival of African slaves to English settlements in what would one day become America.    
REUTERS/Kweku Obeng

Tani Sanchez and her daughter Tani Sylvester visit the Cape Coast castle, Ghana. The two Tanis are among a growing number of African Americans exploring their ancestral roots in Ghana, which has encouraged people with Ghanaian heritage to return in...more

Tani Sanchez and her daughter Tani Sylvester visit the Cape Coast castle, Ghana. The two Tanis are among a growing number of African Americans exploring their ancestral roots in Ghana, which has encouraged people with Ghanaian heritage to return in honor of the 400th anniversary of the first recorded arrival of African slaves to English settlements in what would one day become America. REUTERS/Kweku Obeng
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People walk along the Vinogradovsky pedestrian bridge across the Yenisei River illuminated on the occasion of the National Flag Day in central Krasnoyarsk, Russia. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

People walk along the Vinogradovsky pedestrian bridge across the Yenisei River illuminated on the occasion of the National Flag Day in central Krasnoyarsk, Russia. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

People walk along the Vinogradovsky pedestrian bridge across the Yenisei River illuminated on the occasion of the National Flag Day in central Krasnoyarsk, Russia. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
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Musicians of the Palestine Youth Orchestra, Sari Tarazi from Palestine and Sytake Pas from Norway are seen after their rehearsal at the Theater Orpheus in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.    REUTERS/Eva Plevier

Musicians of the Palestine Youth Orchestra, Sari Tarazi from Palestine and Sytake Pas from Norway are seen after their rehearsal at the Theater Orpheus in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. REUTERS/Eva Plevier

Musicians of the Palestine Youth Orchestra, Sari Tarazi from Palestine and Sytake Pas from Norway are seen after their rehearsal at the Theater Orpheus in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. REUTERS/Eva Plevier
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Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force tanks and other armored vehicles take part in an annual training session near Mount Fuji at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force tanks and other armored vehicles take part in an annual training session near Mount Fuji at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force tanks and other armored vehicles take part in an annual training session near Mount Fuji at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A student holds a placard honoring the woman that was shot in the eye at a protest, during a rally to call for political reforms outside City Hall in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A student holds a placard honoring the woman that was shot in the eye at a protest, during a rally to call for political reforms outside City Hall in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A student holds a placard honoring the woman that was shot in the eye at a protest, during a rally to call for political reforms outside City Hall in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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An aerial view of logs illegally cut from Amazon rainforest are seen in sawmills near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

An aerial view of logs illegally cut from Amazon rainforest are seen in sawmills near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

An aerial view of logs illegally cut from Amazon rainforest are seen in sawmills near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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NASA Commercial Crew astronaut Sunita Williams enters the water at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) training facility near the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Mike Blake

NASA Commercial Crew astronaut Sunita Williams enters the water at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) training facility near the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Mike Blake

NASA Commercial Crew astronaut Sunita Williams enters the water at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) training facility near the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car collides with a crash test dummy with a rollator in a controlled crash test from insurer AXA, in Duebendorf, Switzerland. REUTERS/Moritz Hager

A Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car collides with a crash test dummy with a rollator in a controlled crash test from insurer AXA, in Duebendorf, Switzerland. REUTERS/Moritz Hager

A Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car collides with a crash test dummy with a rollator in a controlled crash test from insurer AXA, in Duebendorf, Switzerland. REUTERS/Moritz Hager
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson meet at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson meet at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson meet at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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Air Force One is reflected on the rain-soaked tarmac following the return of President Trump, at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Air Force One is reflected on the rain-soaked tarmac following the return of President Trump, at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Air Force One is reflected on the rain-soaked tarmac following the return of President Trump, at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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