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Reporters are escorted out of the room as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov take their seats to hold talks with their delegations at the State Department in Washington.   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Reporters are escorted out of the room as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov take their seats to hold talks with their delegations at the State Department in Washington. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Reporters are escorted out of the room as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov take their seats to hold talks with their delegations at the State Department in Washington. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin, Minister of Education Li Andersson, Minister of Finance Katri Kulmuni and Minister of Interior Maria Ohisalo pose after the first government meeting in Helsinki.   Lehtikuva/Jussi Nukari via REUTERS

Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin, Minister of Education Li Andersson, Minister of Finance Katri Kulmuni and Minister of Interior Maria Ohisalo pose after the first government meeting in Helsinki. Lehtikuva/Jussi Nukari via REUTERS

Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin, Minister of Education Li Andersson, Minister of Finance Katri Kulmuni and Minister of Interior Maria Ohisalo pose after the first government meeting in Helsinki. Lehtikuva/Jussi Nukari via REUTERS
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People look at a memorial at the harbour in Whakatane, following the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand.  
 REUTERS/Jorge Silva

People look at a memorial at the harbour in Whakatane, following the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

People look at a memorial at the harbour in Whakatane, following the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gestures during a news conference on the USMCA trade agreement on Capitol Hill in Washington. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gestures during a news conference on the USMCA trade agreement on Capitol Hill in Washington. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gestures during a news conference on the USMCA trade agreement on Capitol Hill in Washington. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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Singer Cardi B departs Queens County Criminal Court in the Queens Borough of New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Singer Cardi B departs Queens County Criminal Court in the Queens Borough of New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Singer Cardi B departs Queens County Criminal Court in the Queens Borough of New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Mexican children, who along with their parents are fleeing from violence in their hometown and are currently camping near the Cordova-Americas international border crossing bridge while waiting to apply for asylum to the U.S., arrange a Christmas tree, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Mexican children, who along with their parents are fleeing from violence in their hometown and are currently camping near the Cordova-Americas international border crossing bridge while waiting to apply for asylum to the U.S., arrange a Christmas...more

Mexican children, who along with their parents are fleeing from violence in their hometown and are currently camping near the Cordova-Americas international border crossing bridge while waiting to apply for asylum to the U.S., arrange a Christmas tree, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing in a case filed by Gambia against Myanmar alleging genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya population, at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing in a case filed by Gambia against Myanmar alleging genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya population, at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands. REUTERS/Yves...more

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing in a case filed by Gambia against Myanmar alleging genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya population, at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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An Afghan boy stands inside a damaged mosque at the site of an attack in a U.S. military air base in Bagram, north of Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

An Afghan boy stands inside a damaged mosque at the site of an attack in a U.S. military air base in Bagram, north of Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

An Afghan boy stands inside a damaged mosque at the site of an attack in a U.S. military air base in Bagram, north of Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Liam Hatcher of the Blues stands in the outfield amid haze from bushfires at the SCG in Sydney, Australia. AAP Image/Craig Golding/via REUTERS

Liam Hatcher of the Blues stands in the outfield amid haze from bushfires at the SCG in Sydney, Australia. AAP Image/Craig Golding/via REUTERS

Liam Hatcher of the Blues stands in the outfield amid haze from bushfires at the SCG in Sydney, Australia. AAP Image/Craig Golding/via REUTERS
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A child views sculptures of Jesus and Mary, depicted as refugees in cages, which form part of a Nativity scene at Claremont United Methodist Church in Claremont, California. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

A child views sculptures of Jesus and Mary, depicted as refugees in cages, which form part of a Nativity scene at Claremont United Methodist Church in Claremont, California. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

A child views sculptures of Jesus and Mary, depicted as refugees in cages, which form part of a Nativity scene at Claremont United Methodist Church in Claremont, California. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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Passengers fill a metro train at the Gare du Nord RER station during a strike by all unions of the Paris transport network and French SNCF workers in Paris as part of a second day of national strike and protests in France. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Passengers fill a metro train at the Gare du Nord RER station during a strike by all unions of the Paris transport network and French SNCF workers in Paris as part of a second day of national strike and protests in France. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Passengers fill a metro train at the Gare du Nord RER station during a strike by all unions of the Paris transport network and French SNCF workers in Paris as part of a second day of national strike and protests in France. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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A Palestinian man looks through a plastic sheet covering his house on a rainy day in Beit Lahiya town in the northern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A Palestinian man looks through a plastic sheet covering his house on a rainy day in Beit Lahiya town in the northern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A Palestinian man looks through a plastic sheet covering his house on a rainy day in Beit Lahiya town in the northern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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A man embraces a woman as she reacts outside the University Hospital, which was the site of a shooting, in Ostrava, Czech Republic. REUTERS/Radovan Stoklasa

A man embraces a woman as she reacts outside the University Hospital, which was the site of a shooting, in Ostrava, Czech Republic. REUTERS/Radovan Stoklasa

A man embraces a woman as she reacts outside the University Hospital, which was the site of a shooting, in Ostrava, Czech Republic. REUTERS/Radovan Stoklasa
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Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez and Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner flash V-signs after they were sworn in, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez and Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner flash V-signs after they were sworn in, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez and Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner flash V-signs after they were sworn in, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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Tour guides evacuate tourists on a boat shortly after the volcano eruption on White Island, New Zealand.   @SCH/via REUTERS

Tour guides evacuate tourists on a boat shortly after the volcano eruption on White Island, New Zealand. @SCH/via REUTERS

Tour guides evacuate tourists on a boat shortly after the volcano eruption on White Island, New Zealand. @SCH/via REUTERS
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A demonstrator in a wheelchair tosses a fire extinguisher at a riot police vehicle during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A demonstrator in a wheelchair tosses a fire extinguisher at a riot police vehicle during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A demonstrator in a wheelchair tosses a fire extinguisher at a riot police vehicle during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Israeli soldiers run as a tire burns during a Palestinian protest over a U.S. decision on Jewish settlements, in Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma

Israeli soldiers run as a tire burns during a Palestinian protest over a U.S. decision on Jewish settlements, in Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma

Israeli soldiers run as a tire burns during a Palestinian protest over a U.S. decision on Jewish settlements, in Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma
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A man view sculptures of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, depicted as refugees in cages, at a Nativity scene at Claremont United Methodist Church in Claremont, California.  
  REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

A man view sculptures of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, depicted as refugees in cages, at a Nativity scene at Claremont United Methodist Church in Claremont, California. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

A man view sculptures of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, depicted as refugees in cages, at a Nativity scene at Claremont United Methodist Church in Claremont, California. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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Panda cubs Meng Yuan and Meng Xiang are seen during a news conference to announce their names at the Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Panda cubs Meng Yuan and Meng Xiang are seen during a news conference to announce their names at the Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Panda cubs Meng Yuan and Meng Xiang are seen during a news conference to announce their names at the Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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Former first lady Michelle Obama attends the Girls Opportunity Alliance program with Room to Read at the Can Giuoc Highschool in Long An province, Vietnam.   REUTERS/Yen Duong

Former first lady Michelle Obama attends the Girls Opportunity Alliance program with Room to Read at the Can Giuoc Highschool in Long An province, Vietnam. REUTERS/Yen Duong

Former first lady Michelle Obama attends the Girls Opportunity Alliance program with Room to Read at the Can Giuoc Highschool in Long An province, Vietnam. REUTERS/Yen Duong
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A member of the Middle East Caving and Expeditionary Team descends while exploring Birdwing cave, the deepest in the Gulf, on Jebel Kawr near Ibri, Oman. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

A member of the Middle East Caving and Expeditionary Team descends while exploring Birdwing cave, the deepest in the Gulf, on Jebel Kawr near Ibri, Oman. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

A member of the Middle East Caving and Expeditionary Team descends while exploring Birdwing cave, the deepest in the Gulf, on Jebel Kawr near Ibri, Oman. REUTERS/Christopher Pike
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A family puts a Christmas tree that they sawed on top of the car to take home for free at The Dutch Hoge Veluwe National Park in Otterlo, Netherlands. The initiative aims at reducing the pine population in the park, which is growing in vast proportions due to the amount of nitrogen in the soil.  
  REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

A family puts a Christmas tree that they sawed on top of the car to take home for free at The Dutch Hoge Veluwe National Park in Otterlo, Netherlands. The initiative aims at reducing the pine population in the park, which is growing in vast...more

A family puts a Christmas tree that they sawed on top of the car to take home for free at The Dutch Hoge Veluwe National Park in Otterlo, Netherlands. The initiative aims at reducing the pine population in the park, which is growing in vast proportions due to the amount of nitrogen in the soil. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw
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U.S. soccer player Megan Rapinoe poses as she arrives for the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards in New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

U.S. soccer player Megan Rapinoe poses as she arrives for the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards in New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

U.S. soccer player Megan Rapinoe poses as she arrives for the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards in New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Iliana Hazzard holds her 20-month-old daughter Daphne at a 'Baby Rave' in Oakland, California.    REUTERS/Jane Ross

Iliana Hazzard holds her 20-month-old daughter Daphne at a 'Baby Rave' in Oakland, California. REUTERS/Jane Ross

Iliana Hazzard holds her 20-month-old daughter Daphne at a 'Baby Rave' in Oakland, California. REUTERS/Jane Ross
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a warm up before the Hazel Grove United JFC vs Poynton Juniors girls soccer match, as he campaigns in Cheadle Hulme, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Pool

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a warm up before the Hazel Grove United JFC vs Poynton Juniors girls soccer match, as he campaigns in Cheadle Hulme, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Pool

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a warm up before the Hazel Grove United JFC vs Poynton Juniors girls soccer match, as he campaigns in Cheadle Hulme, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Pool
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