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White nationalists carry torches on the grounds of the University of Virginia, on the eve of a planned Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S. August 11, 2017. Alvarez/News2Share via REUTERS

White nationalists carry torches on the grounds of the University of Virginia, on the eve of a planned Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S. August 11, 2017. Alvarez/News2Share via REUTERS

White nationalists carry torches on the grounds of the University of Virginia, on the eve of a planned Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S. August 11, 2017. Alvarez/News2Share via REUTERS
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A man casts his fishing net in the flood waters next to his partially submerged hut in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A man casts his fishing net in the flood waters next to his partially submerged hut in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A man casts his fishing net in the flood waters next to his partially submerged hut in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Wrestlers perform at an all female wrestling event in London, Britain August 12, 2017.  REUTERS/Neil Hall

Wrestlers perform at an all female wrestling event in London, Britain August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Wrestlers perform at an all female wrestling event in London, Britain August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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Australian One Nation party leader, Senator Pauline Hanson pulls off a burqa in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, August 17, 2017. AAP/Mick Tsikas/via REUTERS

Australian One Nation party leader, Senator Pauline Hanson pulls off a burqa in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, August 17, 2017. AAP/Mick Tsikas/via REUTERS

Australian One Nation party leader, Senator Pauline Hanson pulls off a burqa in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, August 17, 2017. AAP/Mick Tsikas/via REUTERS
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Two RHIB's are towed by the former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro, operated the Spanish NGO Proactive Open Arms, during a Search and Rescue mission for migrants trying to reach Europe in central Mediterranean Sea some 50 miles off the Libyan coast August 16, 2017. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Two RHIB's are towed by the former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro, operated the Spanish NGO Proactive Open Arms, during a Search and Rescue mission for migrants trying to reach Europe in central Mediterranean Sea some 50 miles off the Libyan coast...more

Two RHIB's are towed by the former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro, operated the Spanish NGO Proactive Open Arms, during a Search and Rescue mission for migrants trying to reach Europe in central Mediterranean Sea some 50 miles off the Libyan coast August 16, 2017. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A woman cries as she stands behind policemen during clashes between supporter of opposition leader Raila Odinga and policemen in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A woman cries as she stands behind policemen during clashes between supporter of opposition leader Raila Odinga and policemen in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A woman cries as she stands behind policemen during clashes between supporter of opposition leader Raila Odinga and policemen in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Pigs are herded off a platform into water by breeders during a daily exercise at a pig farm in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China August 14, 2017.  REUTERS/Stringer

Pigs are herded off a platform into water by breeders during a daily exercise at a pig farm in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

Pigs are herded off a platform into water by breeders during a daily exercise at a pig farm in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer
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U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about his response to the violence, injuries and deaths at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville as he talks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about his response to the violence, injuries and deaths at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville as he talks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., August 15,...more

U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about his response to the violence, injuries and deaths at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville as he talks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Servicepersons of the Korean People's Army (KPA) and the Korean People's Internal Security Forces (KPISF), civilians, school youth and children visited the statues of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of national liberation in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 15, 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS

Servicepersons of the Korean People's Army (KPA) and the Korean People's Internal Security Forces (KPISF), civilians, school youth and children visited the statues of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 72nd...more

Servicepersons of the Korean People's Army (KPA) and the Korean People's Internal Security Forces (KPISF), civilians, school youth and children visited the statues of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of national liberation in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 15, 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS
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A rare white moose is seen in Gunnarskog, Varmland, Sweden July 31, 2017. TT News Agency/Tommy Pedersen via REUTERS

A rare white moose is seen in Gunnarskog, Varmland, Sweden July 31, 2017. TT News Agency/Tommy Pedersen via REUTERS

A rare white moose is seen in Gunnarskog, Varmland, Sweden July 31, 2017. TT News Agency/Tommy Pedersen via REUTERS
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A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky above Leeberg hill during the Perseid meteor shower in Grossmugl, Austria, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky above Leeberg hill during the Perseid meteor shower in Grossmugl, Austria, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky above Leeberg hill during the Perseid meteor shower in Grossmugl, Austria, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Flowers and a photo of car ramming victim Heather Heyer lie at a makeshift memoriall in Charlottesville, Virginia, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Ide

Flowers and a photo of car ramming victim Heather Heyer lie at a makeshift memoriall in Charlottesville, Virginia, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Ide

Flowers and a photo of car ramming victim Heather Heyer lie at a makeshift memoriall in Charlottesville, Virginia, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Ide
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Counter demonstrators attack a white supremacist during a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S., August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Counter demonstrators attack a white supremacist during a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S., August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Counter demonstrators attack a white supremacist during a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S., August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Lightning strikes behind a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, U.S. on August 8, 2017. Courtesy J.T. Armstrong/U.S. Air Force photo/Handout via REUTERS

Lightning strikes behind a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, U.S. on August 8, 2017. Courtesy J.T. Armstrong/U.S. Air Force photo/Handout via REUTERS

Lightning strikes behind a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, U.S. on August 8, 2017. Courtesy J.T. Armstrong/U.S. Air Force photo/Handout via REUTERS
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The Oval Office of the White House sits emptied of all furniture, carpet and other decor during renovations at the White House in Washington, U.S. August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

The Oval Office of the White House sits emptied of all furniture, carpet and other decor during renovations at the White House in Washington, U.S. August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

The Oval Office of the White House sits emptied of all furniture, carpet and other decor during renovations at the White House in Washington, U.S. August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits a former Stasi prison in Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen in Berlin, Germany, August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Wolfgang Kumm/POOL

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits a former Stasi prison in Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen in Berlin, Germany, August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Wolfgang Kumm/POOL

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits a former Stasi prison in Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen in Berlin, Germany, August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Wolfgang Kumm/POOL
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Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Women's 100 Metres Hurdles Heats - London Stadium, London, Britain � August 11, 2017. Deborah John of Trinidad and Tobago after falling during the heats. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Women's 100 Metres Hurdles Heats - London Stadium, London, Britain � August 11, 2017. Deborah John of Trinidad and Tobago after falling during the heats. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Women's 100 Metres Hurdles Heats - London Stadium, London, Britain � August 11, 2017. Deborah John of Trinidad and Tobago after falling during the heats. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Mermaid and diving instructor Luciana Fuzetti trains whilst wearing a mermaid tail in the Tijucas Islands in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 22, 2017. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Mermaid and diving instructor Luciana Fuzetti trains whilst wearing a mermaid tail in the Tijucas Islands in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 22, 2017. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Mermaid and diving instructor Luciana Fuzetti trains whilst wearing a mermaid tail in the Tijucas Islands in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 22, 2017. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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A crown is affixed to a wild goat as it is crowned King Puck and will be held on a platform above the town for three days in Killorglin, Ireland August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A crown is affixed to a wild goat as it is crowned King Puck and will be held on a platform above the town for three days in Killorglin, Ireland August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A crown is affixed to a wild goat as it is crowned King Puck and will be held on a platform above the town for three days in Killorglin, Ireland August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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Debris rolls down the rockface of a mountain after a earthquake outside Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan province, China, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Debris rolls down the rockface of a mountain after a earthquake outside Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan province, China, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Debris rolls down the rockface of a mountain after a earthquake outside Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan province, China, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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