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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam arrives to deliver her annual policy address, as pro-democracy lawmakers protest, at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam arrives to deliver her annual policy address, as pro-democracy lawmakers protest, at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam arrives to deliver her annual policy address, as pro-democracy lawmakers protest, at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rides a horse during snowfall in Mount Paektu. KCNA via REUTERS

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rides a horse during snowfall in Mount Paektu. KCNA via REUTERS

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rides a horse during snowfall in Mount Paektu. KCNA via REUTERS
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Democratic presidential candidates former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren pose together at the start of the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Democratic presidential candidates former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren pose together at the start of the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio....more

Democratic presidential candidates former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren pose together at the start of the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A riot police officer runs towards separatist demonstrators during clashes after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A riot police officer runs towards separatist demonstrators during clashes after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A riot police officer runs towards separatist demonstrators during clashes after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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Smoke billows out after Turkish shelling on the Syrian town of Ras al Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey.  
 REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke billows out after Turkish shelling on the Syrian town of Ras al Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke billows out after Turkish shelling on the Syrian town of Ras al Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, in Sanliurfa province, Turkey. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Washington Nationals players celebrate in the locker room after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in game four of the  NLCS playoff series at Nationals Park.   Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Nationals players celebrate in the locker room after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in game four of the NLCS playoff series at Nationals Park. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Nationals players celebrate in the locker room after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in game four of the NLCS playoff series at Nationals Park. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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A view of a remote farm where a family spent years locked away in a cellar, according to Dutch broadcasters' reports, in Ruinerwold, Netherlands. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

A view of a remote farm where a family spent years locked away in a cellar, according to Dutch broadcasters' reports, in Ruinerwold, Netherlands. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

A view of a remote farm where a family spent years locked away in a cellar, according to Dutch broadcasters' reports, in Ruinerwold, Netherlands. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw
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Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive by Tuk Tuk as they attend a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan, in Islamabad. Chris Jackson/Pool via REUTERS

Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive by Tuk Tuk as they attend a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan, in Islamabad. Chris Jackson/Pool via REUTERS

Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive by Tuk Tuk as they attend a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan, in Islamabad. Chris Jackson/Pool via REUTERS
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A protester dribbles a basketball over pictures of China's President Xi Jinping and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam during gathering in support of NBA Houston Rockets' team general manager Daryl Morey, who sent a tweet backing the pro-democracy movement, in Hong Kong.      REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A protester dribbles a basketball over pictures of China's President Xi Jinping and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam during gathering in support of NBA Houston Rockets' team general manager Daryl Morey, who sent a tweet backing the pro-democracy...more

A protester dribbles a basketball over pictures of China's President Xi Jinping and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam during gathering in support of NBA Houston Rockets' team general manager Daryl Morey, who sent a tweet backing the pro-democracy movement, in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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A hiker walks in the Zillertal Alps during an autumn day near the village of Ginzling, Austria. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

A hiker walks in the Zillertal Alps during an autumn day near the village of Ginzling, Austria. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

A hiker walks in the Zillertal Alps during an autumn day near the village of Ginzling, Austria. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden points during the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate in Westerville, Ohio. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden points during the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate in Westerville, Ohio. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden points during the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate in Westerville, Ohio. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Turkish-backed Syrian rebels ride their vehicle on a street in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels ride their vehicle on a street in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels ride their vehicle on a street in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
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A Saudi woman holds a falcon as she participate for the first time in the 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri

A Saudi woman holds a falcon as she participate for the first time in the 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri

A Saudi woman holds a falcon as she participate for the first time in the 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri
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Advanced Space Suit Engineer at NASA Kristine Davis wears the xEMU prototype space suit for the next astronaut to the moon by 2024, during its presentation at NASA headquarters in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Advanced Space Suit Engineer at NASA Kristine Davis wears the xEMU prototype space suit for the next astronaut to the moon by 2024, during its presentation at NASA headquarters in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Advanced Space Suit Engineer at NASA Kristine Davis wears the xEMU prototype space suit for the next astronaut to the moon by 2024, during its presentation at NASA headquarters in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Aircrafts leave trails in colors of Russian flag during a visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. REUTERS/Olesya Astakhova

Aircrafts leave trails in colors of Russian flag during a visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. REUTERS/Olesya Astakhova

Aircrafts leave trails in colors of Russian flag during a visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. REUTERS/Olesya Astakhova
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Turkey players salute after Kaan Ayhan celebrates scoring their first goal against France in their Euro 2020 qualifier in Saint-Denis, France. 


REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Turkey players salute after Kaan Ayhan celebrates scoring their first goal against France in their Euro 2020 qualifier in Saint-Denis, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Turkey players salute after Kaan Ayhan celebrates scoring their first goal against France in their Euro 2020 qualifier in Saint-Denis, France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A separatist demonstrator wears an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) decorated boots during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A separatist demonstrator wears an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) decorated boots during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A separatist demonstrator wears an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) decorated boots during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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A damaged Samick piano sits near a flooded house, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis in Yanagawamachi district, Date City, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A damaged Samick piano sits near a flooded house, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis in Yanagawamachi district, Date City, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A damaged Samick piano sits near a flooded house, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis in Yanagawamachi district, Date City, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A firefighting aircraft tackles wildfires in Dibbiyeh village, south of Beirut, Lebanon.  REUTERS/Aziz Taher

A firefighting aircraft tackles wildfires in Dibbiyeh village, south of Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

A firefighting aircraft tackles wildfires in Dibbiyeh village, south of Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/Aziz Taher
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A model presents a creation from Fabiana Milazzo during Sao Paulo Fashion Week, in Brazil.   REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

A model presents a creation from Fabiana Milazzo during Sao Paulo Fashion Week, in Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

A model presents a creation from Fabiana Milazzo during Sao Paulo Fashion Week, in Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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A leopard walks past an elephant in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A leopard walks past an elephant in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A leopard walks past an elephant in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reacts with the delegates following her speech at the SNP autumn conference in Aberdeen, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reacts with the delegates following her speech at the SNP autumn conference in Aberdeen, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reacts with the delegates following her speech at the SNP autumn conference in Aberdeen, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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People with chained legs are pictured after being rescued by police in Sabon Garin, in Daura local government area of Katsina state, Nigeria. REUTERS/Stringer

People with chained legs are pictured after being rescued by police in Sabon Garin, in Daura local government area of Katsina state, Nigeria. REUTERS/Stringer

People with chained legs are pictured after being rescued by police in Sabon Garin, in Daura local government area of Katsina state, Nigeria. REUTERS/Stringer
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A general view of the Valle de los Caidos (The Valley of the Fallen), a mausoleum in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho

A general view of the Valle de los Caidos (The Valley of the Fallen), a mausoleum in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho

A general view of the Valle de los Caidos (The Valley of the Fallen), a mausoleum in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho
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People spend the night in line to refill fuel in Maracaibo, Venezuela.   REUTERS/Jose Nunez

People spend the night in line to refill fuel in Maracaibo, Venezuela. REUTERS/Jose Nunez

People spend the night in line to refill fuel in Maracaibo, Venezuela. REUTERS/Jose Nunez
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Officers carry a coffin of Alexei Leonov, the first man to conduct a space walk in 1965, during his funeral in Mytishchi, outside Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

Officers carry a coffin of Alexei Leonov, the first man to conduct a space walk in 1965, during his funeral in Mytishchi, outside Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

Officers carry a coffin of Alexei Leonov, the first man to conduct a space walk in 1965, during his funeral in Mytishchi, outside Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters raise the Syrian opposition flag at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters raise the Syrian opposition flag at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters raise the Syrian opposition flag at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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