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A demonstrator throws items at an armoured vehicle during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A demonstrator throws items at an armoured vehicle during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A demonstrator throws items at an armoured vehicle during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Fireworks are seen from Mrs Macquarie's Chair during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia. AAP Image for City of Sydney/Mick Tsikas/via REUTERS

Fireworks are seen from Mrs Macquarie's Chair during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia. AAP Image for City of Sydney/Mick Tsikas/via REUTERS

Fireworks are seen from Mrs Macquarie's Chair during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia. AAP Image for City of Sydney/Mick Tsikas/via REUTERS
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Hashd al-Shaabi (paramilitary forces) fighters set fire on the U.S. Embassy wall to condemn air strikes on their bases, in Baghdad, Iraq. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

Hashd al-Shaabi (paramilitary forces) fighters set fire on the U.S. Embassy wall to condemn air strikes on their bases, in Baghdad, Iraq. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

Hashd al-Shaabi (paramilitary forces) fighters set fire on the U.S. Embassy wall to condemn air strikes on their bases, in Baghdad, Iraq. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani
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A dog named Yipyip greets Democratic 2020 presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign town hall meeting in Exeter, New Hampshire. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A dog named Yipyip greets Democratic 2020 presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign town hall meeting in Exeter, New Hampshire. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A dog named Yipyip greets Democratic 2020 presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign town hall meeting in Exeter, New Hampshire. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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The sky glows red as bushfires continue to rage in Mallacoota, Victoria, Australia. Jonty Smith from Melbourne/via REUTERS

The sky glows red as bushfires continue to rage in Mallacoota, Victoria, Australia. Jonty Smith from Melbourne/via REUTERS

The sky glows red as bushfires continue to rage in Mallacoota, Victoria, Australia. Jonty Smith from Melbourne/via REUTERS
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Members of PyroCeltica pose in front of Edinburgh Castle in advance of Edinburgh's Hogmanay torchlight procession down the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Members of PyroCeltica pose in front of Edinburgh Castle in advance of Edinburgh's Hogmanay torchlight procession down the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Members of PyroCeltica pose in front of Edinburgh Castle in advance of Edinburgh's Hogmanay torchlight procession down the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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A hole left after an air strike is seen at headquarters of Kataib Hezbollah militia group in Qaim, Iraq. REUTERS/Stringer

A hole left after an air strike is seen at headquarters of Kataib Hezbollah militia group in Qaim, Iraq. REUTERS/Stringer

A hole left after an air strike is seen at headquarters of Kataib Hezbollah militia group in Qaim, Iraq. REUTERS/Stringer
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Chen Yan looks up as she paints on a hill during sunset at AnotherCommunity in Guanzhong village, Fuzhou, Fujian province, China. The small community preaches sustainable living and mindful consumption. China's teeming megacities have drawn hundreds of millions of people from rural villages and small towns in search of jobs and wealth, but people like Chen are part of an emerging trend in the opposite direction. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Chen Yan looks up as she paints on a hill during sunset at AnotherCommunity in Guanzhong village, Fuzhou, Fujian province, China. The small community preaches sustainable living and mindful consumption. China's teeming megacities have drawn hundreds...more

Chen Yan looks up as she paints on a hill during sunset at AnotherCommunity in Guanzhong village, Fuzhou, Fujian province, China. The small community preaches sustainable living and mindful consumption. China's teeming megacities have drawn hundreds of millions of people from rural villages and small towns in search of jobs and wealth, but people like Chen are part of an emerging trend in the opposite direction. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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A man dips in icy water to strengthen his health during a festive event in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man dips in icy water to strengthen his health during a festive event in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man dips in icy water to strengthen his health during a festive event in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Palestinian women wearing face veil, niqab, make Santa-themed Christmas toys in the northern Gaza Strip. Muslim women in the Palestinian Gaza Strip have been hand-crafting gifts for the approaching Orthodox Christmas as part of a project to empower a traditional community. Their Santa Claus dolls, toy Christmas trees and red-and-white puppets come into high demand over the holiday season in Gaza, Bethlehem and Italy. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinian women wearing face veil, niqab, make Santa-themed Christmas toys in the northern Gaza Strip. Muslim women in the Palestinian Gaza Strip have been hand-crafting gifts for the approaching Orthodox Christmas as part of a project to empower a...more

Palestinian women wearing face veil, niqab, make Santa-themed Christmas toys in the northern Gaza Strip. Muslim women in the Palestinian Gaza Strip have been hand-crafting gifts for the approaching Orthodox Christmas as part of a project to empower a traditional community. Their Santa Claus dolls, toy Christmas trees and red-and-white puppets come into high demand over the holiday season in Gaza, Bethlehem and Italy. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Deer are seen grazing as cyclists ride past in the early morning mist in Richmond Park, west London, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Deer are seen grazing as cyclists ride past in the early morning mist in Richmond Park, west London, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Deer are seen grazing as cyclists ride past in the early morning mist in Richmond Park, west London, Britain. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Activists take part in a demonstration, after a British woman was found guilty of faking a rape claim, outside the Famagusta courthouse in Paralimni, Cyprus. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

Activists take part in a demonstration, after a British woman was found guilty of faking a rape claim, outside the Famagusta courthouse in Paralimni, Cyprus. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

Activists take part in a demonstration, after a British woman was found guilty of faking a rape claim, outside the Famagusta courthouse in Paralimni, Cyprus. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou
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Anti-government demonstrators use the flashlights of their mobile phones as they take part in a protest in Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Anti-government demonstrators use the flashlights of their mobile phones as they take part in a protest in Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Anti-government demonstrators use the flashlights of their mobile phones as they take part in a protest in Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the 5th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK). KCNA via REUTERS

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the 5th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK). KCNA via REUTERS

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the 5th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK). KCNA via REUTERS
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A man feeds seagulls as he stands on the banks of the Yamuna river on a foggy winter morning in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man feeds seagulls as he stands on the banks of the Yamuna river on a foggy winter morning in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man feeds seagulls as he stands on the banks of the Yamuna river on a foggy winter morning in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Tesla employee proposes to his girlfriend with a China-made Tesla Model 3 vehicle filled with flowers at a delivery ceremony in the Shanghai Gigafactory of the U.S. electric car maker in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Yilei Sun

A Tesla employee proposes to his girlfriend with a China-made Tesla Model 3 vehicle filled with flowers at a delivery ceremony in the Shanghai Gigafactory of the U.S. electric car maker in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Yilei Sun

A Tesla employee proposes to his girlfriend with a China-made Tesla Model 3 vehicle filled with flowers at a delivery ceremony in the Shanghai Gigafactory of the U.S. electric car maker in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Yilei Sun
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New Year's Eve ball at the roof of One Times Square building is reflected in a puddle during the New Year's Eve Ball test, before the official New Year Celebration at Times Square in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

New Year's Eve ball at the roof of One Times Square building is reflected in a puddle during the New Year's Eve Ball test, before the official New Year Celebration at Times Square in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

New Year's Eve ball at the roof of One Times Square building is reflected in a puddle during the New Year's Eve Ball test, before the official New Year Celebration at Times Square in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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Believers of Afro-Brazilian religions pay tribute to Yemanja during a traditional celebration ahead of New Year's Eve on Praia Vermelha beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Believers of Afro-Brazilian religions pay tribute to Yemanja during a traditional celebration ahead of New Year's Eve on Praia Vermelha beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Believers of Afro-Brazilian religions pay tribute to Yemanja during a traditional celebration ahead of New Year's Eve on Praia Vermelha beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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A member of Iraqi security forces is seen in a helicopter during military operations to search for Islamic State militants in Anbar province, Iraq. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A member of Iraqi security forces is seen in a helicopter during military operations to search for Islamic State militants in Anbar province, Iraq. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A member of Iraqi security forces is seen in a helicopter during military operations to search for Islamic State militants in Anbar province, Iraq. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane helicopter flies over a burning tree after a fire impacted Clovemont Way, Bundoora in Melbourne, Australia. AAP Image/Julian Smith via REUTERS

A Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane helicopter flies over a burning tree after a fire impacted Clovemont Way, Bundoora in Melbourne, Australia. AAP Image/Julian Smith via REUTERS

A Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane helicopter flies over a burning tree after a fire impacted Clovemont Way, Bundoora in Melbourne, Australia. AAP Image/Julian Smith via REUTERS
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Two men talk during a gathering at Grand Army Plaza in solidarity with the victims after an assailant stabbed five people attending a party at a Hasidic rabbi's home in Monsey, New York, while they were celebrating Hanukkah, in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

Two men talk during a gathering at Grand Army Plaza in solidarity with the victims after an assailant stabbed five people attending a party at a Hasidic rabbi's home in Monsey, New York, while they were celebrating Hanukkah, in Brooklyn, New York...more

Two men talk during a gathering at Grand Army Plaza in solidarity with the victims after an assailant stabbed five people attending a party at a Hasidic rabbi's home in Monsey, New York, while they were celebrating Hanukkah, in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky
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Gurung girls wearing a traditional costume pose as they take part in Tamu Lhosar parade, marking the beginning of the Gurung community's new year, in Kathmandu, Nepal. REUTERS/Monika Deupala

Gurung girls wearing a traditional costume pose as they take part in Tamu Lhosar parade, marking the beginning of the Gurung community's new year, in Kathmandu, Nepal. REUTERS/Monika Deupala

Gurung girls wearing a traditional costume pose as they take part in Tamu Lhosar parade, marking the beginning of the Gurung community's new year, in Kathmandu, Nepal. REUTERS/Monika Deupala
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Fabio Ferrari/Pool via REUTERS

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Fabio Ferrari/Pool via REUTERS

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Fabio Ferrari/Pool via REUTERS
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A local train leaves the Pont Cardinet railway station during a strike by all unions of French SNCF and the Paris transport network (RATP) in Paris as French transportation workers strike continues for a 26th day against pension reform plans in France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A local train leaves the Pont Cardinet railway station during a strike by all unions of French SNCF and the Paris transport network (RATP) in Paris as French transportation workers strike continues for a 26th day against pension reform plans in...more

A local train leaves the Pont Cardinet railway station during a strike by all unions of French SNCF and the Paris transport network (RATP) in Paris as French transportation workers strike continues for a 26th day against pension reform plans in France. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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