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Mount Anak Krakatau volcano spews hot ash during an eruption, as seen from an Indonesian Naval Patrol Boat at Sunda strait in Lampung, Indonesia.   Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/ via REUTERS

Mount Anak Krakatau volcano spews hot ash during an eruption, as seen from an Indonesian Naval Patrol Boat at Sunda strait in Lampung, Indonesia. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/ via REUTERS

Mount Anak Krakatau volcano spews hot ash during an eruption, as seen from an Indonesian Naval Patrol Boat at Sunda strait in Lampung, Indonesia. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/ via REUTERS
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Pope Francis plays with a ball as members of Circus of Cuba perform during the Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis plays with a ball as members of Circus of Cuba perform during the Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis plays with a ball as members of Circus of Cuba perform during the Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro gestures as he drives past before his swearing-in ceremony, in Brasilia.  
  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro gestures as he drives past before his swearing-in ceremony, in Brasilia. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro gestures as he drives past before his swearing-in ceremony, in Brasilia. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A view of a train accident site on the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark. Tim Kildeborg Jensen/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS

A view of a train accident site on the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark. Tim Kildeborg Jensen/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS

A view of a train accident site on the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark. Tim Kildeborg Jensen/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS
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A woman walks a dog with styled and dyed fur on a street in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman walks a dog with styled and dyed fur on a street in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman walks a dog with styled and dyed fur on a street in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China. REUTERS/Stringer
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A U.S. Custom and Border Protection (CBP) agent points his weapon at migrants as they prepare to cross the border fence illegally from Mexico into the U.S., in Tijuana, Mexico.  
 REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A U.S. Custom and Border Protection (CBP) agent points his weapon at migrants as they prepare to cross the border fence illegally from Mexico into the U.S., in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A U.S. Custom and Border Protection (CBP) agent points his weapon at migrants as they prepare to cross the border fence illegally from Mexico into the U.S., in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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A man wearing a yellow vest participates in a traditional New Year's Day swim in Dunkirk, France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A man wearing a yellow vest participates in a traditional New Year's Day swim in Dunkirk, France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A man wearing a yellow vest participates in a traditional New Year's Day swim in Dunkirk, France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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A banner is reflected on a polished surface as Chinese President Xi Jinping (C) speaks during an event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 'Message to Compatriots in Taiwan' at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. REUTERS/Mark Schiefelbein/Pool

A banner is reflected on a polished surface as Chinese President Xi Jinping (C) speaks during an event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 'Message to Compatriots in Taiwan' at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. REUTERS/Mark...more

A banner is reflected on a polished surface as Chinese President Xi Jinping (C) speaks during an event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 'Message to Compatriots in Taiwan' at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. REUTERS/Mark Schiefelbein/Pool
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People attend the New Year's Day parade in London, Britain. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

People attend the New Year's Day parade in London, Britain. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

People attend the New Year's Day parade in London, Britain. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A man gets ready backstage before performing in the 35th Cochin Carnival, which is held annually to welcome the start of the New Year at Fort Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A man gets ready backstage before performing in the 35th Cochin Carnival, which is held annually to welcome the start of the New Year at Fort Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A man gets ready backstage before performing in the 35th Cochin Carnival, which is held annually to welcome the start of the New Year at Fort Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring their fourth goal against Fulham.    

REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring their fourth goal against Fulham. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring their fourth goal against Fulham. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
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Workers remove snow at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility of ENN Group in Changsha, Hunan province, China.  
  REUTERS/Stringer

Workers remove snow at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility of ENN Group in Changsha, Hunan province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

Workers remove snow at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility of ENN Group in Changsha, Hunan province, China. REUTERS/Stringer
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A follower blows smoke from a cigar on a statue of La Santa Muerte (The Saint of Death), a cult figure often depicted as a skeletal grim reaper, as part of a cleansing ritual in Tepito neighborhood, in Mexico City.   REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

A follower blows smoke from a cigar on a statue of La Santa Muerte (The Saint of Death), a cult figure often depicted as a skeletal grim reaper, as part of a cleansing ritual in Tepito neighborhood, in Mexico City. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

A follower blows smoke from a cigar on a statue of La Santa Muerte (The Saint of Death), a cult figure often depicted as a skeletal grim reaper, as part of a cleansing ritual in Tepito neighborhood, in Mexico City. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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A murmuration of migrating starlings flies above a waste facility near the city of Rahat, southern Israel. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings flies above a waste facility near the city of Rahat, southern Israel. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A murmuration of migrating starlings flies above a waste facility near the city of Rahat, southern Israel. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A man examines voting materials at Congo's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) tallying center in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.   REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A man examines voting materials at Congo's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) tallying center in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A man examines voting materials at Congo's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) tallying center in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Performers take part in a dragon dance during sunrise at the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China in Huairou district of Beijing.   Bu Xiangdong/Qianlong.com via REUTERS

Performers take part in a dragon dance during sunrise at the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China in Huairou district of Beijing. Bu Xiangdong/Qianlong.com via REUTERS

Performers take part in a dragon dance during sunrise at the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China in Huairou district of Beijing. Bu Xiangdong/Qianlong.com via REUTERS
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Germany's Markus Eisenbichler in action at the Four Hills Ski Jumping Tournament in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany.    REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Germany's Markus Eisenbichler in action at the Four Hills Ski Jumping Tournament in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Germany's Markus Eisenbichler in action at the Four Hills Ski Jumping Tournament in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany. REUTERS/Michael Dalder
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Policemen stand next to a car which plowed into pedestrians on New Year day in Tokyo, Japan.   REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Policemen stand next to a car which plowed into pedestrians on New Year day in Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Policemen stand next to a car which plowed into pedestrians on New Year day in Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Firefighters extinguish a burning car during New Year celebrations in Douai, northern France.   REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Firefighters extinguish a burning car during New Year celebrations in Douai, northern France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Firefighters extinguish a burning car during New Year celebrations in Douai, northern France. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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Marco Fois dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge, as part of traditional New Year celebrations in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Marco Fois dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge, as part of traditional New Year celebrations in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Marco Fois dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge, as part of traditional New Year celebrations in Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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A pro-independence supporter raises an umbrella with British flags as she takes part in an annual New Year's Day march in Hong Kong.   REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A pro-independence supporter raises an umbrella with British flags as she takes part in an annual New Year's Day march in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A pro-independence supporter raises an umbrella with British flags as she takes part in an annual New Year's Day march in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A line is written in the air with a sparkler over a girl offering hugs for the new year in Skopje, Macedonia.  
  REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A line is written in the air with a sparkler over a girl offering hugs for the new year in Skopje, Macedonia. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A line is written in the air with a sparkler over a girl offering hugs for the new year in Skopje, Macedonia. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski
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People attend a ceremony to celebrate the new year in Seoul, South Korea.   REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

People attend a ceremony to celebrate the new year in Seoul, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

People attend a ceremony to celebrate the new year in Seoul, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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An aerial view of Sirnaresmi village after being hit by landslides at Cisolok district in Sukabumi, West Java province, Indonesia. Antara Foto/M Agung Rajasa/via REUTERS

An aerial view of Sirnaresmi village after being hit by landslides at Cisolok district in Sukabumi, West Java province, Indonesia. Antara Foto/M Agung Rajasa/via REUTERS

An aerial view of Sirnaresmi village after being hit by landslides at Cisolok district in Sukabumi, West Java province, Indonesia. Antara Foto/M Agung Rajasa/via REUTERS
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Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro and his wife Michelle wave as they drive past before his swear-in ceremony, in Brasilia. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro and his wife Michelle wave as they drive past before his swear-in ceremony, in Brasilia. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro and his wife Michelle wave as they drive past before his swear-in ceremony, in Brasilia. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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The Great Belt Bridge is seen after traffic has been closed in both directions due to a train accident in Denmark. Tim K. Jensen/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS

The Great Belt Bridge is seen after traffic has been closed in both directions due to a train accident in Denmark. Tim K. Jensen/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS

The Great Belt Bridge is seen after traffic has been closed in both directions due to a train accident in Denmark. Tim K. Jensen/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS
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A worker cleans up the area after New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

A worker cleans up the area after New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

A worker cleans up the area after New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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