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KV Svalbard's crew, formed by Norwegian Navy privates and scientists from Norwegian Institute of Marine Research, play soccer as they are protected from polar bears by armed guards in the arctic environment in the sea around Greenland.  


Marius Vagenes Villanger/Kystvakten/Sjoforsvaret/NTB Scanpix via REUTERS

KV Svalbard's crew, formed by Norwegian Navy privates and scientists from Norwegian Institute of Marine Research, play soccer as they are protected from polar bears by armed guards in the arctic environment in the sea around Greenland. Marius...more

KV Svalbard's crew, formed by Norwegian Navy privates and scientists from Norwegian Institute of Marine Research, play soccer as they are protected from polar bears by armed guards in the arctic environment in the sea around Greenland. Marius Vagenes Villanger/Kystvakten/Sjoforsvaret/NTB Scanpix via REUTERS
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A protester wearing a "Black Lives Matter" earring chants slogans as she marches in Times Square in Manhattan during a protest against the death of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, California. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

A protester wearing a "Black Lives Matter" earring chants slogans as she marches in Times Square in Manhattan during a protest against the death of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, California. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

A protester wearing a "Black Lives Matter" earring chants slogans as she marches in Times Square in Manhattan during a protest against the death of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, California. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar
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Reacquired Volkswagen and Audi diesel cars sit in a desert graveyard near Victorville, California. Volkswagen AG has paid more than $7.4 billion to buy back about 350,000 vehicles, the automaker said in a recent court filing, and is now storing thousands of vehicles around the United States. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Reacquired Volkswagen and Audi diesel cars sit in a desert graveyard near Victorville, California. Volkswagen AG has paid more than $7.4 billion to buy back about 350,000 vehicles, the automaker said in a recent court filing, and is now storing...more

Reacquired Volkswagen and Audi diesel cars sit in a desert graveyard near Victorville, California. Volkswagen AG has paid more than $7.4 billion to buy back about 350,000 vehicles, the automaker said in a recent court filing, and is now storing thousands of vehicles around the United States. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Relatives of inmates held at the General Command of the Carabobo Police react as they wait outside the prison, where a fire occurred in the cells area, according to local media, in Valencia, Venezuela. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Relatives of inmates held at the General Command of the Carabobo Police react as they wait outside the prison, where a fire occurred in the cells area, according to local media, in Valencia, Venezuela. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Relatives of inmates held at the General Command of the Carabobo Police react as they wait outside the prison, where a fire occurred in the cells area, according to local media, in Valencia, Venezuela. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Pope Francis leads the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday during which sacred oils are blessed at�Saint�Peter's�Basilica�at the Vatican. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis leads the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday during which sacred oils are blessed at�Saint�Peter's�Basilica�at the Vatican. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis leads the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday during which sacred oils are blessed at�Saint�Peter's�Basilica�at the Vatican. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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A fisherman walks on the ice-covered Dnipro River during a snowfall in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A fisherman walks on the ice-covered Dnipro River during a snowfall in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A fisherman walks on the ice-covered Dnipro River during a snowfall in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Balloons fly after being released by people who gather to commemorate the victims of a shopping mall fire in Kemerovo on the day of national mourning in Russia, in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Balloons fly after being released by people who gather to commemorate the victims of a shopping mall fire in Kemerovo on the day of national mourning in Russia, in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Balloons fly after being released by people who gather to commemorate the victims of a shopping mall fire in Kemerovo on the day of national mourning in Russia, in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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An Ethiopian girl carries water at the Somare refugee camp on the Ethiopian-Kenyan border near the town of Moyale, Kenya. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An Ethiopian girl carries water at the Somare refugee camp on the Ethiopian-Kenyan border near the town of Moyale, Kenya. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An Ethiopian girl carries water at the Somare refugee camp on the Ethiopian-Kenyan border near the town of Moyale, Kenya. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Freya Gordon, aged 10, poses for a photograph with a butterfly during an event to launch the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Freya Gordon, aged 10, poses for a photograph with a butterfly during an event to launch the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Freya Gordon, aged 10, poses for a photograph with a butterfly during an event to launch the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A general view of the re-enactment of the battle of Canchas Blancas (white fields) between Chile and Bolivia during the 1879 Pacific War, in Canchas Blancas, Potosi, Bolivia. 


REUTERS/David Mercado

A general view of the re-enactment of the battle of Canchas Blancas (white fields) between Chile and Bolivia during the 1879 Pacific War, in Canchas Blancas, Potosi, Bolivia. REUTERS/David Mercado

A general view of the re-enactment of the battle of Canchas Blancas (white fields) between Chile and Bolivia during the 1879 Pacific War, in Canchas Blancas, Potosi, Bolivia. REUTERS/David Mercado
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Fireworks light up the night sky over the world's largest cruise ship of Royal Caribbean Cruises, the 362-metre-long Symphony of the Seas, after its world presentation ceremony, while sailing to Barcelona from a port in Malaga, Spain. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Fireworks light up the night sky over the world's largest cruise ship of Royal Caribbean Cruises, the 362-metre-long Symphony of the Seas, after its world presentation ceremony, while sailing to Barcelona from a port in Malaga, Spain. REUTERS/Jon...more

Fireworks light up the night sky over the world's largest cruise ship of Royal Caribbean Cruises, the 362-metre-long Symphony of the Seas, after its world presentation ceremony, while sailing to Barcelona from a port in Malaga, Spain. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A woman reacts during a funeral of a victim of a shopping mall fire at a cemetery in Kemerovo, Russia. REUTERS/Maxim Lisov

A woman reacts during a funeral of a victim of a shopping mall fire at a cemetery in Kemerovo, Russia. REUTERS/Maxim Lisov

A woman reacts during a funeral of a victim of a shopping mall fire at a cemetery in Kemerovo, Russia. REUTERS/Maxim Lisov
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A Palestinian shouts during clashes along the Israel border with Gaza ahead of a protest in a tent city, demanding to return to their homeland, in the southern Gaza Strip. 


REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A Palestinian shouts during clashes along the Israel border with Gaza ahead of a protest in a tent city, demanding to return to their homeland, in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A Palestinian shouts during clashes along the Israel border with Gaza ahead of a protest in a tent city, demanding to return to their homeland, in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena outside a church during a ceremony ahead of the Mena brotherhood procession during Holy Week, in Malaga, Spain. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena outside a church during a ceremony ahead of the Mena brotherhood procession during Holy Week, in Malaga, Spain. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Spanish legionnaires carry a statue of the Christ of Mena outside a church during a ceremony ahead of the Mena brotherhood procession during Holy Week, in Malaga, Spain. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A basketball-playing robot called CUE, developed by Toyota engineers, shoots a free throw during a rehearsal for half-time show of Alvark Tokyo's basketball match in Tokyo. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A basketball-playing robot called CUE, developed by Toyota engineers, shoots a free throw during a rehearsal for half-time show of Alvark Tokyo's basketball match in Tokyo. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A basketball-playing robot called CUE, developed by Toyota engineers, shoots a free throw during a rehearsal for half-time show of Alvark Tokyo's basketball match in Tokyo. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Ju Peng/Xinhua via REUTERS

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Ju Peng/Xinhua via REUTERS

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Ju Peng/Xinhua via REUTERS
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French Republican guards stand in front of the flag-draped coffin of late Gendarmerie officer Colonel Arnaud Beltrame, who was killed by an Islamist militant after taking the place of a female hostage during a supermarket siege in Trebes, during a national ceremony at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

French Republican guards stand in front of the flag-draped coffin of late Gendarmerie officer Colonel Arnaud Beltrame, who was killed by an Islamist militant after taking the place of a female hostage during a supermarket siege in Trebes, during a...more

French Republican guards stand in front of the flag-draped coffin of late Gendarmerie officer Colonel Arnaud Beltrame, who was killed by an Islamist militant after taking the place of a female hostage during a supermarket siege in Trebes, during a national ceremony at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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The 2019 Nissan Altima sits covered before being presented at the New York Auto Show in Manhattan. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The 2019 Nissan Altima sits covered before being presented at the New York Auto Show in Manhattan. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The 2019 Nissan Altima sits covered before being presented at the New York Auto Show in Manhattan. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Water cannon is fired towards the protesters to disperse the crowd during a protest against the road expansion projects causing people in the affected areas to lose their houses and lands in Kathmandu, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Water cannon is fired towards the protesters to disperse the crowd during a protest against the road expansion projects causing people in the affected areas to lose their houses and lands in Kathmandu, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Water cannon is fired towards the protesters to disperse the crowd during a protest against the road expansion projects causing people in the affected areas to lose their houses and lands in Kathmandu, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A General Electric (GE.N) Propulsion Test Platform plane takes off near Victorville, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A General Electric (GE.N) Propulsion Test Platform plane takes off near Victorville, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A General Electric (GE.N) Propulsion Test Platform plane takes off near Victorville, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Chinese soldiers carry caskets containing the remains of Chinese soldiers covered by Chinese national flags during the handing over ceremony at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

Chinese soldiers carry caskets containing the remains of Chinese soldiers covered by Chinese national flags during the handing over ceremony at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool

Chinese soldiers carry caskets containing the remains of Chinese soldiers covered by Chinese national flags during the handing over ceremony at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool
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Michael Rakowitz's "The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist"; a recreation of the Lamassu, a winged deity that stood at the entrance to the Nergal Gate of Niniveh from 700BC until it was destroyed by ISIS in 2015; is seen after it was unveiled on Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth, in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Michael Rakowitz's "The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist"; a recreation of the Lamassu, a winged deity that stood at the entrance to the Nergal Gate of Niniveh from 700BC until it was destroyed by ISIS in 2015; is seen after it was unveiled on...more

Michael Rakowitz's "The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist"; a recreation of the Lamassu, a winged deity that stood at the entrance to the Nergal Gate of Niniveh from 700BC until it was destroyed by ISIS in 2015; is seen after it was unveiled on Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth, in London. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Anti-Brexit demonstrators waving EU and Union flags are reflected in a puddle in front of the Houses of Parliament in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Anti-Brexit demonstrators waving EU and Union flags are reflected in a puddle in front of the Houses of Parliament in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Anti-Brexit demonstrators waving EU and Union flags are reflected in a puddle in front of the Houses of Parliament in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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France's president Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting with President and Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung Electronics Young Sohn, at the Elysee Palace in Paris. 


Francois Mori/Pool via Reuters

France's president Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting with President and Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung Electronics Young Sohn, at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Francois Mori/Pool via Reuters

France's president Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting with President and Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung Electronics Young Sohn, at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Francois Mori/Pool via Reuters
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A pin with a portrait of Mireille Knoll is seen on a man's jacket during a gathering, in Paris. Mireille Knoll, 85, was found dead with 11 stab wounds at her apartment in a working-class district of Paris on Friday. The apartment was set ablaze after the attack and her body badly burnt. Police suspect that Knoll's Jewish religion was a motive for the killing. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A pin with a portrait of Mireille Knoll is seen on a man's jacket during a gathering, in Paris. Mireille Knoll, 85, was found dead with 11 stab wounds at her apartment in a working-class district of Paris on Friday. The apartment was set ablaze after...more

A pin with a portrait of Mireille Knoll is seen on a man's jacket during a gathering, in Paris. Mireille Knoll, 85, was found dead with 11 stab wounds at her apartment in a working-class district of Paris on Friday. The apartment was set ablaze after the attack and her body badly burnt. Police suspect that Knoll's Jewish religion was a motive for the killing. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone is escorted by police after a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar. REUTERS/Stringer

Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone is escorted by police after a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar. REUTERS/Stringer

Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone is escorted by police after a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar. REUTERS/Stringer
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South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon pose for photographs before their meeting at the truce village of Panmunjom, North Korea. Korea Pool/Yonhap via REUTERS

South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon pose for photographs before their meeting at the truce village of Panmunjom, North Korea. Korea Pool/Yonhap via REUTERS

South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon pose for photographs before their meeting at the truce village of Panmunjom, North Korea. Korea Pool/Yonhap via REUTERS
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves from a train, as he paid an unofficial visit to China, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang. KCNA/via Reuters

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves from a train, as he paid an unofficial visit to China, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang. KCNA/via Reuters

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves from a train, as he paid an unofficial visit to China, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang. KCNA/via Reuters
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Pope Francis arrives to lead the Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Pope Francis arrives to lead the Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Pope Francis arrives to lead the Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican. REUTERS/Max Rossi
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