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Former U.S. President George W. Bush follows the military honor guard carrying the casket of his father U.S. President George H.W. Bush at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, December 5.   REUTERS/Jim Young

Former U.S. President George W. Bush follows the military honor guard carrying the casket of his father U.S. President George H.W. Bush at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, December 5. REUTERS/Jim Young

Former U.S. President George W. Bush follows the military honor guard carrying the casket of his father U.S. President George H.W. Bush at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, December 5. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Firemen extinguish burning cars set fire by protesters wearing yellow vests during clashes near the Place de l'Etoile in Paris, France, December 1. 


REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Firemen extinguish burning cars set fire by protesters wearing yellow vests during clashes near the Place de l'Etoile in Paris, France, December 1. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Firemen extinguish burning cars set fire by protesters wearing yellow vests during clashes near the Place de l'Etoile in Paris, France, December 1. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Andrea Nicole Arita, 10, from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, crawls through a hole under a border wall to cross from Mexico to the U.S. in Tijuana, Mexico, December 4.   REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Andrea Nicole Arita, 10, from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, crawls through a hole under a border wall to cross from Mexico to the U.S. in Tijuana, Mexico, December 4. REUTERS/Alkis...more

Andrea Nicole Arita, 10, from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, crawls through a hole under a border wall to cross from Mexico to the U.S. in Tijuana, Mexico, December 4. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pass one another during the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 30. 


REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pass one another during the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 30. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pass one another during the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 30. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
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Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her husband Nick Jonas pose at their wedding reception in New Delhi, India, December 4. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her husband Nick Jonas pose at their wedding reception in New Delhi, India, December 4. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her husband Nick Jonas pose at their wedding reception in New Delhi, India, December 4. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man wearing a stormtrooper costume holds a sketchbook belonging to costume designer John Mollo, showing illustrations for Star Wars costumes, during a photocall ahead of an auction at Bonhams in central London, December 6.   REUTERS/ Toby Melville

A man wearing a stormtrooper costume holds a sketchbook belonging to costume designer John Mollo, showing illustrations for Star Wars costumes, during a photocall ahead of an auction at Bonhams in central London, December 6. REUTERS/ Toby Melville

A man wearing a stormtrooper costume holds a sketchbook belonging to costume designer John Mollo, showing illustrations for Star Wars costumes, during a photocall ahead of an auction at Bonhams in central London, December 6. REUTERS/ Toby Melville
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A mahout ties a chain around the legs of his elephant after bathing it during the annual eight-day-long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colorful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, India, December 5. 

REUTERS/Sivaram V

A mahout ties a chain around the legs of his elephant after bathing it during the annual eight-day-long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colorful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in...more

A mahout ties a chain around the legs of his elephant after bathing it during the annual eight-day-long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colorful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, India, December 5. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A nurse holds a hand of malnourished 2-month-old Jood Motaher two days before her death at a malnutrition treatment center in Sanaa, Yemen. Picture taken November 22. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

A nurse holds a hand of malnourished 2-month-old Jood Motaher two days before her death at a malnutrition treatment center in Sanaa, Yemen. Picture taken November 22. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

A nurse holds a hand of malnourished 2-month-old Jood Motaher two days before her death at a malnutrition treatment center in Sanaa, Yemen. Picture taken November 22. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
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An injured demonstrator is detained by riot police during an anniversary rally marking the 2008 police shooting of 15-year-old student Alexandros Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Greece, December 6.    REUTERS/Costas Baltas

An injured demonstrator is detained by riot police during an anniversary rally marking the 2008 police shooting of 15-year-old student Alexandros Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Greece, December 6. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

An injured demonstrator is detained by riot police during an anniversary rally marking the 2008 police shooting of 15-year-old student Alexandros Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Greece, December 6. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Competitors warm up ahead of the start of the London Santa Run, in Victoria Park, London, December 2.  
 REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Competitors warm up ahead of the start of the London Santa Run, in Victoria Park, London, December 2. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Competitors warm up ahead of the start of the London Santa Run, in Victoria Park, London, December 2. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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A stranded vehicle lies on a collapsed roadway near the airport after an earthquake in Anchorage, Alaska, November 30. REUTERS/Nathaniel Wilder

A stranded vehicle lies on a collapsed roadway near the airport after an earthquake in Anchorage, Alaska, November 30. REUTERS/Nathaniel Wilder

A stranded vehicle lies on a collapsed roadway near the airport after an earthquake in Anchorage, Alaska, November 30. REUTERS/Nathaniel Wilder
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Pharrell Williams presents a creation during the Chanel Metiers d'Art 2018/19 show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, December 4. 



REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Pharrell Williams presents a creation during the Chanel Metiers d'Art 2018/19 show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, December 4. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Pharrell Williams presents a creation during the Chanel Metiers d'Art 2018/19 show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, December 4. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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A Salvadorean clown applies makeup as he participates during Salvadoran Clown Day celebrations in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, December 5.   REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A Salvadorean clown applies makeup as he participates during Salvadoran Clown Day celebrations in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, December 5. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A Salvadorean clown applies makeup as he participates during Salvadoran Clown Day celebrations in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, December 5. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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Syrian migrant Haidar Darwish performs during a show at Silverfuture club in Berlin. Sexual freedom was not the main reason he left Syria in 2016 - the country is at war, after all - but it represents a discovery he would not trade. Picture taken July 2018.     

REUTERS/Alessia Cocca

Syrian migrant Haidar Darwish performs during a show at Silverfuture club in Berlin. Sexual freedom was not the main reason he left Syria in 2016 - the country is at war, after all - but it represents a discovery he would not trade. Picture taken...more

Syrian migrant Haidar Darwish performs during a show at Silverfuture club in Berlin. Sexual freedom was not the main reason he left Syria in 2016 - the country is at war, after all - but it represents a discovery he would not trade. Picture taken July 2018. REUTERS/Alessia Cocca
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Tear gas canisters are fired by Israeli troops towards Palestinians during a protest against Israeli land seizures for Jewish settlements, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, November 30.   REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Tear gas canisters are fired by Israeli troops towards Palestinians during a protest against Israeli land seizures for Jewish settlements, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, November 30. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Tear gas canisters are fired by Israeli troops towards Palestinians during a protest against Israeli land seizures for Jewish settlements, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, November 30. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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Sully, the service dog of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush in his final months, lays in front of Bush's casket at the George H. Lewis & Sons funeral home in Houston, Texas, December 3.    Courtesy Office of George H. W. Bush-Evan Sisley/via REUTERS

Sully, the service dog of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush in his final months, lays in front of Bush's casket at the George H. Lewis & Sons funeral home in Houston, Texas, December 3. Courtesy Office of George H. W. Bush-Evan Sisley/via...more

Sully, the service dog of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush in his final months, lays in front of Bush's casket at the George H. Lewis & Sons funeral home in Houston, Texas, December 3. Courtesy Office of George H. W. Bush-Evan Sisley/via REUTERS
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Rosa Julia Romero, a 4-year-old migrant girl from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, wears her mother's shoes as she walks through a temporary shelter after heavy rainfall in Tijuana, Mexico, November 29.    


REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Rosa Julia Romero, a 4-year-old migrant girl from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, wears her mother's shoes as she walks through a temporary shelter after heavy rainfall in Tijuana,...more

Rosa Julia Romero, a 4-year-old migrant girl from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, wears her mother's shoes as she walks through a temporary shelter after heavy rainfall in Tijuana, Mexico, November 29. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A makeup artist works on a participant backstage before the Mr & Miss Albinism Kenya Beauty Pageant 2018 in Nairobi, November 30.    REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A makeup artist works on a participant backstage before the Mr & Miss Albinism Kenya Beauty Pageant 2018 in Nairobi, November 30. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A makeup artist works on a participant backstage before the Mr & Miss Albinism Kenya Beauty Pageant 2018 in Nairobi, November 30. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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People walk under trees decorated with Christmas lights at the Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic, December 2.     REUTERS/David W Cerny

People walk under trees decorated with Christmas lights at the Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic, December 2. REUTERS/David W Cerny

People walk under trees decorated with Christmas lights at the Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic, December 2. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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All five living U.S. presidents watch as the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by military pallbearers as it arrives at his state funeral at Washington National Cathedral, December 5.  
REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

All five living U.S. presidents watch as the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by military pallbearers as it arrives at his state funeral at Washington National Cathedral, December 5. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

All five living U.S. presidents watch as the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by military pallbearers as it arrives at his state funeral at Washington National Cathedral, December 5. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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