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A man dressed as Santa Claus wades through floodwater in St. Mark's Square during high tide in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A man dressed as Santa Claus wades through floodwater in St. Mark's Square during high tide in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A man dressed as Santa Claus wades through floodwater in St. Mark's Square during high tide in Venice, Italy. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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People cross the road outside the State Theatre Building that is slated for demolition in the North Point neighborhood in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People cross the road outside the State Theatre Building that is slated for demolition in the North Point neighborhood in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People cross the road outside the State Theatre Building that is slated for demolition in the North Point neighborhood in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A demonstrator is detained by police outside the Assam bhawan (building) during a protest against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A demonstrator is detained by police outside the Assam bhawan (building) during a protest against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A demonstrator is detained by police outside the Assam bhawan (building) during a protest against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Cats are pictured on shelves inside a room for cats, which are ready to be adopted, at a cat shelter called "Rumah Kucing Parung" in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Cats are pictured on shelves inside a room for cats, which are ready to be adopted, at a cat shelter called "Rumah Kucing Parung" in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Cats are pictured on shelves inside a room for cats, which are ready to be adopted, at a cat shelter called "Rumah Kucing Parung" in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Prince Philip leaves the King Edward VII's Hospital in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Prince Philip leaves the King Edward VII's Hospital in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Prince Philip leaves the King Edward VII's Hospital in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Belarusian students from cadet schools take part in a Christmas Ball in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Belarusian students from cadet schools take part in a Christmas Ball in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Belarusian students from cadet schools take part in a Christmas Ball in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A girl, who lives in polluted environment in a slum, carries a water bottle in Dhaka, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

A girl, who lives in polluted environment in a slum, carries a water bottle in Dhaka, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

A girl, who lives in polluted environment in a slum, carries a water bottle in Dhaka, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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Drew Miller, manager and co-founder of Fortitude Ranch, poses for a portrait at his survival camp in southern Colorado. REUTERS/Adria Malcolm

Drew Miller, manager and co-founder of Fortitude Ranch, poses for a portrait at his survival camp in southern Colorado. REUTERS/Adria Malcolm

Drew Miller, manager and co-founder of Fortitude Ranch, poses for a portrait at his survival camp in southern Colorado. REUTERS/Adria Malcolm
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Palestinian children dressed as Santa Claus jump near the Israeli barrier during an anti-Israel protest, near Bethlehem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma

Palestinian children dressed as Santa Claus jump near the Israeli barrier during an anti-Israel protest, near Bethlehem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma

Palestinian children dressed as Santa Claus jump near the Israeli barrier during an anti-Israel protest, near Bethlehem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma
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A general view shows Rome's ancient Colosseum in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

A general view shows Rome's ancient Colosseum in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

A general view shows Rome's ancient Colosseum in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
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A priest blesses the "Fold 1", a folding smartphone that will be launched by the family of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, in Medellin, Colombia. REUTERS/David Estrada

A priest blesses the "Fold 1", a folding smartphone that will be launched by the family of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, in Medellin, Colombia. REUTERS/David Estrada

A priest blesses the "Fold 1", a folding smartphone that will be launched by the family of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, in Medellin, Colombia. REUTERS/David Estrada
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Relatives of one of the inmates killed during a fight between armed gangs at El Porvenir prison, react outside the morgue, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

Relatives of one of the inmates killed during a fight between armed gangs at El Porvenir prison, react outside the morgue, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

Relatives of one of the inmates killed during a fight between armed gangs at El Porvenir prison, react outside the morgue, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera
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A general view of Vafa Shelter in the city of Hashtgerd, west of Tehran, Iran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

A general view of Vafa Shelter in the city of Hashtgerd, west of Tehran, Iran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

A general view of Vafa Shelter in the city of Hashtgerd, west of Tehran, Iran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Seals are seen at the site where a barge carrying 600 gallons of diesel sank at the La Predial dock of San Cristobal, the easternmost island of the Galapagos archipelago, in Ecuador. Courtesy of Parque Nacional Galapagos/Handout via REUTERS

Seals are seen at the site where a barge carrying 600 gallons of diesel sank at the La Predial dock of San Cristobal, the easternmost island of the Galapagos archipelago, in Ecuador. Courtesy of Parque Nacional Galapagos/Handout via REUTERS

Seals are seen at the site where a barge carrying 600 gallons of diesel sank at the La Predial dock of San Cristobal, the easternmost island of the Galapagos archipelago, in Ecuador. Courtesy of Parque Nacional Galapagos/Handout via REUTERS
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Migrants from Central America, sent back to Mexico to wait for their asylum court hearing under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), take part in a traditional Mexican "posada" or holiday party at Casa del Migrante shelter in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Migrants from Central America, sent back to Mexico to wait for their asylum court hearing under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), take part in a traditional Mexican "posada" or holiday party at Casa del Migrante shelter in Ciudad Juarez,...more

Migrants from Central America, sent back to Mexico to wait for their asylum court hearing under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), take part in a traditional Mexican "posada" or holiday party at Casa del Migrante shelter in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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Newly elected district councillors Lee Yue-Shun, Tat Cheng, Karrine Fu, Jason Chan, James Pui and Jocelyn Chau (L-R) pose for a photo at the water front in front of the Eastern District Council building in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Newly elected district councillors Lee Yue-Shun, Tat Cheng, Karrine Fu, Jason Chan, James Pui and Jocelyn Chau (L-R) pose for a photo at the water front in front of the Eastern District Council building in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Newly elected district councillors Lee Yue-Shun, Tat Cheng, Karrine Fu, Jason Chan, James Pui and Jocelyn Chau (L-R) pose for a photo at the water front in front of the Eastern District Council building in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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An ethnic Kayan hill tribe refugee girl, also known as long neck woman, poses at her tourist attraction village near Chiang Mai, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An ethnic Kayan hill tribe refugee girl, also known as long neck woman, poses at her tourist attraction village near Chiang Mai, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An ethnic Kayan hill tribe refugee girl, also known as long neck woman, poses at her tourist attraction village near Chiang Mai, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Puppeteers rehearse Christmas nativity show at the Royal Toone Theatre in central Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Puppeteers rehearse Christmas nativity show at the Royal Toone Theatre in central Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Puppeteers rehearse Christmas nativity show at the Royal Toone Theatre in central Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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Participants prepare themselves before a Christmas Ball in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Participants prepare themselves before a Christmas Ball in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Participants prepare themselves before a Christmas Ball in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A Palestinian boy wearing a mask enjoys a ride in a park in Bethlehem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta

A Palestinian boy wearing a mask enjoys a ride in a park in Bethlehem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta

A Palestinian boy wearing a mask enjoys a ride in a park in Bethlehem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta
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Norway's Rasmus Windingstad celebrates after finishing first place in the men's parallel giant slalom in Alta Badia, Val Badia, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Norway's Rasmus Windingstad celebrates after finishing first place in the men's parallel giant slalom in Alta Badia, Val Badia, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Norway's Rasmus Windingstad celebrates after finishing first place in the men's parallel giant slalom in Alta Badia, Val Badia, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo
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A fan of K-pop idol boy band BTS poses for photographs with cut-out of BTS at a pop-up store selling BTS goods in Seoul, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A fan of K-pop idol boy band BTS poses for photographs with cut-out of BTS at a pop-up store selling BTS goods in Seoul, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A fan of K-pop idol boy band BTS poses for photographs with cut-out of BTS at a pop-up store selling BTS goods in Seoul, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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People gather for the lighting of the world's largest Hanukkah menorah on the first night of Hanukkah, outside the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Yana Paskova

People gather for the lighting of the world's largest Hanukkah menorah on the first night of Hanukkah, outside the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Yana Paskova

People gather for the lighting of the world's largest Hanukkah menorah on the first night of Hanukkah, outside the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Yana Paskova
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The acting Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Pierbattista Pizzaballa waves as he arrives through an Israeli checkpoint to attend Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

The acting Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Pierbattista Pizzaballa waves as he arrives through an Israeli checkpoint to attend Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

The acting Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Pierbattista Pizzaballa waves as he arrives through an Israeli checkpoint to attend Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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