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Dancer Asun Noales performs in "Rito", a contemporary dance piece by OtraDanza Company of Spain, during the Malta International Arts Festival in Valletta, Malta June 29, 2022.  REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Dancer Asun Noales performs in "Rito", a contemporary dance piece by OtraDanza Company of Spain, during the Malta International Arts Festival in Valletta, Malta June 29, 2022. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Dancer Asun Noales performs in "Rito", a contemporary dance piece by OtraDanza Company of Spain, during the Malta International Arts Festival in Valletta, Malta June 29, 2022. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A woman walks near Imam al-Abbas shrine during a sandstorm in the holy city of Kerbala, Iraq, June 26.  REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa Al-deen

A woman walks near Imam al-Abbas shrine during a sandstorm in the holy city of Kerbala, Iraq, June 26. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa Al-deen

A woman walks near Imam al-Abbas shrine during a sandstorm in the holy city of Kerbala, Iraq, June 26. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa Al-deen
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A Shih Tzu dog rests at a grooming table at the 2022 World Dog Show, where more than 15 thousand dogs from all around the globe are expected to attend, at IFEMA conference center in Madrid, Spain June 23. 
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A Shih Tzu dog rests at a grooming table at the 2022 World Dog Show, where more than 15 thousand dogs from all around the globe are expected to attend, at IFEMA conference center in Madrid, Spain June 23. REUTERS/Isabel Infantes

A Shih Tzu dog rests at a grooming table at the 2022 World Dog Show, where more than 15 thousand dogs from all around the globe are expected to attend, at IFEMA conference center in Madrid, Spain June 23. REUTERS/Isabel Infantes
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A woman sits on a chair during a Van Gogh 'Immersive Journey' projection, in Dublin, Ireland, June 23.  REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A woman sits on a chair during a Van Gogh 'Immersive Journey' projection, in Dublin, Ireland, June 23. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A woman sits on a chair during a Van Gogh 'Immersive Journey' projection, in Dublin, Ireland, June 23. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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Daryn Wright of the U.S. in action during the women's 10m platform FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.  REUTERS/Bernadett Szab

Daryn Wright of the U.S. in action during the women's 10m platform FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. REUTERS/Bernadett Szab

Daryn Wright of the U.S. in action during the women's 10m platform FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. REUTERS/Bernadett Szab
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General view of a tattoo on the leg of Australia's Nick Kyrgios during his second round Wimbledon match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic in London. 
 REUTERS/Toby Melville

General view of a tattoo on the leg of Australia's Nick Kyrgios during his second round Wimbledon match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

General view of a tattoo on the leg of Australia's Nick Kyrgios during his second round Wimbledon match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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An activist with Ocean Rebellion walks to take part in a protest outside the UN Ocean Conference against what they describe as a "war on fish", in Lisbon, Portugal June 27.  REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

An activist with Ocean Rebellion walks to take part in a protest outside the UN Ocean Conference against what they describe as a "war on fish", in Lisbon, Portugal June 27. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

An activist with Ocean Rebellion walks to take part in a protest outside the UN Ocean Conference against what they describe as a "war on fish", in Lisbon, Portugal June 27. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes
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A model presents a creation by Louis Vuitton fashion house as part of their Spring/Summer 2023 collection show during Men's Fashion Week in Paris, France, June 23.  REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A model presents a creation by Louis Vuitton fashion house as part of their Spring/Summer 2023 collection show during Men's Fashion Week in Paris, France, June 23. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A model presents a creation by Louis Vuitton fashion house as part of their Spring/Summer 2023 collection show during Men's Fashion Week in Paris, France, June 23. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A corgi dog rides in a backpack on a woman's back in Riverside Park, in upper Manhattan, New York City, June 29.  REUTERS/Mike Segar

A corgi dog rides in a backpack on a woman's back in Riverside Park, in upper Manhattan, New York City, June 29. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A corgi dog rides in a backpack on a woman's back in Riverside Park, in upper Manhattan, New York City, June 29. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A barrister is seen during a strike by criminal barristers outside Manchester Crown Court in Manchester, Britain, June 27.  REUTERS/Phil Noble

A barrister is seen during a strike by criminal barristers outside Manchester Crown Court in Manchester, Britain, June 27. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A barrister is seen during a strike by criminal barristers outside Manchester Crown Court in Manchester, Britain, June 27. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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A demonstrator wearing a panda bear costume holds a sign that reads "G7: Justice is different" during a protest ahead of the G7 leaders summit, which will take place in the Bavarian alpine resort of Elmau Castle, in Munich, Germany, June 25.  REUTERS/Lukas Barth

A demonstrator wearing a panda bear costume holds a sign that reads "G7: Justice is different" during a protest ahead of the G7 leaders summit, which will take place in the Bavarian alpine resort of Elmau Castle, in Munich, Germany, June 25. ...more

A demonstrator wearing a panda bear costume holds a sign that reads "G7: Justice is different" during a protest ahead of the G7 leaders summit, which will take place in the Bavarian alpine resort of Elmau Castle, in Munich, Germany, June 25. REUTERS/Lukas Barth
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An Afghan boy plays with hand made RPG toy in the quake-hit area in the Spera district of Khost province, Afghanistan, June 26.  REUTERS/Ali Khara

An Afghan boy plays with hand made RPG toy in the quake-hit area in the Spera district of Khost province, Afghanistan, June 26. REUTERS/Ali Khara

An Afghan boy plays with hand made RPG toy in the quake-hit area in the Spera district of Khost province, Afghanistan, June 26. REUTERS/Ali Khara
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A person celebrates during the LGBTQ+ Pride Parade which was cancelled for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Guatemala City, Guatemala June 25. 
 REUTERS/Sandra Sebastian

A person celebrates during the LGBTQ+ Pride Parade which was cancelled for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Guatemala City, Guatemala June 25. REUTERS/Sandra Sebastian

A person celebrates during the LGBTQ+ Pride Parade which was cancelled for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Guatemala City, Guatemala June 25. REUTERS/Sandra Sebastian
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Land art is seen from a drone along the route of the 3rd. stage of the Tour de France, in Jutland, Denmark, June 23.  Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS

Land art is seen from a drone along the route of the 3rd. stage of the Tour de France, in Jutland, Denmark, June 23. Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS

Land art is seen from a drone along the route of the 3rd. stage of the Tour de France, in Jutland, Denmark, June 23. Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS
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China's Yuan Cao in action during the FINA World Championships men's 3m springboard final in Budapest, Hungary.  REUTERS/Marton Monus

China's Yuan Cao in action during the FINA World Championships men's 3m springboard final in Budapest, Hungary. REUTERS/Marton Monus

China's Yuan Cao in action during the FINA World Championships men's 3m springboard final in Budapest, Hungary. REUTERS/Marton Monus
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A person takes part in the 2022 NYC Pride parade in Manhattan, New York City, New York June 26. 
REUTERS/Athti Perawongmetha

A person takes part in the 2022 NYC Pride parade in Manhattan, New York City, New York June 26. REUTERS/Athti Perawongmetha

A person takes part in the 2022 NYC Pride parade in Manhattan, New York City, New York June 26. REUTERS/Athti Perawongmetha
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A dove incubates her eggs in a nest built on the head of a statue representing the Virgin and Child in a chapel in Ribecourt-la-Tour, France, June 25. 
 REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A dove incubates her eggs in a nest built on the head of a statue representing the Virgin and Child in a chapel in Ribecourt-la-Tour, France, June 25. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A dove incubates her eggs in a nest built on the head of a statue representing the Virgin and Child in a chapel in Ribecourt-la-Tour, France, June 25. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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A child plays in a flooded St. Mark's Square during high tide as the flood barriers known as MOSE are not raised, in Venice, Italy, June 24.  REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A child plays in a flooded St. Mark's Square during high tide as the flood barriers known as MOSE are not raised, in Venice, Italy, June 24. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A child plays in a flooded St. Mark's Square during high tide as the flood barriers known as MOSE are not raised, in Venice, Italy, June 24. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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Lights of a ride at the fair as people attend the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, California, June 29.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

Lights of a ride at the fair as people attend the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, California, June 29.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

Lights of a ride at the fair as people attend the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, California, June 29.  REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Fitness coach Joe Wicks directs a crowd of participants in an attempt to beat the world record for a mass workout in Hyde Park, in London, Britain, June 29.  REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Fitness coach Joe Wicks directs a crowd of participants in an attempt to beat the world record for a mass workout in Hyde Park, in London, Britain, June 29.  REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Fitness coach Joe Wicks directs a crowd of participants in an attempt to beat the world record for a mass workout in Hyde Park, in London, Britain, June 29.  REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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