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Nora and Willa Stief prepare for online school while their parents work from home and take care of a todler amid surging COVID-19 cases caused by the coronavirus Omicron variant, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada January 7, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Nora and Willa Stief prepare for online school while their parents work from home and take care of a todler amid surging COVID-19 cases caused by the coronavirus Omicron variant, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada January 7, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Nora and Willa Stief prepare for online school while their parents work from home and take care of a todler amid surging COVID-19 cases caused by the coronavirus Omicron variant, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada January 7, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Hindu pilgrims arrive at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, ahead of "Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, amidst the spread of the coronavirus in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, January 13. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Hindu pilgrims arrive at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, ahead of "Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, amidst the spread of the coronavirus in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, January 13. REUTERS/Rupak De...more

Hindu pilgrims arrive at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, ahead of "Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, amidst the spread of the coronavirus in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, January 13. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Anwar R, a former Syrian officer of Syrian President Bashar el-Assad's intelligence agency arrives at the higher regional court of Koblenz before the verdict in his trial for crimes against humanity, including torture and killing in Koblenz, Germany, January 13. Anwar R. received a life time sentence by the court.   Thomas Frey/Pool via REUTERS

Anwar R, a former Syrian officer of Syrian President Bashar el-Assad's intelligence agency arrives at the higher regional court of Koblenz before the verdict in his trial for crimes against humanity, including torture and killing in Koblenz, Germany,...more

Anwar R, a former Syrian officer of Syrian President Bashar el-Assad's intelligence agency arrives at the higher regional court of Koblenz before the verdict in his trial for crimes against humanity, including torture and killing in Koblenz, Germany, January 13. Anwar R. received a life time sentence by the court.   Thomas Frey/Pool via REUTERS
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Bas Dakar Ktm Racing Team's Mason Klein in action during stage 11 of the Dakar Rally from Bisha to Bisha, January 13. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Bas Dakar Ktm Racing Team's Mason Klein in action during stage 11 of the Dakar Rally from Bisha to Bisha, January 13. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Bas Dakar Ktm Racing Team's Mason Klein in action during stage 11 of the Dakar Rally from Bisha to Bisha, January 13. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
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Ilzete is embraced by her daughter Joelma in front of a flooded house during floods caused by heavy rain in Imperatriz, Maranhao state, Brazil January 6. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Ilzete is embraced by her daughter Joelma in front of a flooded house during floods caused by heavy rain in Imperatriz, Maranhao state, Brazil January 6. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Ilzete is embraced by her daughter Joelma in front of a flooded house during floods caused by heavy rain in Imperatriz, Maranhao state, Brazil January 6. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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A murmuration of migrating starlings is seen across the sky near the city of Beer Sheva, southern Israel, January 10. REUTERS/ Amir Cohen

A murmuration of migrating starlings is seen across the sky near the city of Beer Sheva, southern Israel, January 10. REUTERS/ Amir Cohen

A murmuration of migrating starlings is seen across the sky near the city of Beer Sheva, southern Israel, January 10. REUTERS/ Amir Cohen
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A REACT EMS paramedic talks with a home health nurse in the home of an 82 year old woman suffering from possible coronavirus symptoms after she was exposed to a COVID-19 positive family member in Shawnee, Oklahoma, January 12. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

A REACT EMS paramedic talks with a home health nurse in the home of an 82 year old woman suffering from possible coronavirus symptoms after she was exposed to a COVID-19 positive family member in Shawnee, Oklahoma, January 12. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

A REACT EMS paramedic talks with a home health nurse in the home of an 82 year old woman suffering from possible coronavirus symptoms after she was exposed to a COVID-19 positive family member in Shawnee, Oklahoma, January 12. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
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A man walks his dog past a mural depicting a frontline worker amid the spread of the coronavirus in Dublin, Ireland, January 12. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A man walks his dog past a mural depicting a frontline worker amid the spread of the coronavirus in Dublin, Ireland, January 12. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A man walks his dog past a mural depicting a frontline worker amid the spread of the coronavirus in Dublin, Ireland, January 12. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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A healthcare worker takes a swab sample from a woman to be tested for the coronavirus) at Princess Isabel Palace, where a healthcare unit specializing in COVID-19 and flu symptoms has been set up, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil January 12.  REUTERS/Lucas Landau

A healthcare worker takes a swab sample from a woman to be tested for the coronavirus) at Princess Isabel Palace, where a healthcare unit specializing in COVID-19 and flu symptoms has been set up, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil January 12.  REUTERS/Lucas...more

A healthcare worker takes a swab sample from a woman to be tested for the coronavirus) at Princess Isabel Palace, where a healthcare unit specializing in COVID-19 and flu symptoms has been set up, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil January 12.  REUTERS/Lucas Landau
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Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic practices at Melbourne Park as questions remain over the legal battle regarding his visa to play in the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, January 12.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic practices at Melbourne Park as questions remain over the legal battle regarding his visa to play in the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, January 12.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic practices at Melbourne Park as questions remain over the legal battle regarding his visa to play in the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, January 12.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A surfer rides a wave as the sun sets at Seaside Beach in Encinitas, California, January 11. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A surfer rides a wave as the sun sets at Seaside Beach in Encinitas, California, January 11. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A surfer rides a wave as the sun sets at Seaside Beach in Encinitas, California, January 11. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observes what state media report is a hypersonic missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, January 11.  KCNA via REUTERS

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observes what state media report is a hypersonic missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, January 11.  KCNA via REUTERS

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observes what state media report is a hypersonic missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, January 11.  KCNA via REUTERS
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is seen through a television camera viewfinder during for a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine the federal response to the coronavirus and new emerging variants at Capitol Hill in Washington, January 11. Greg Nash/Pool via REUTERS

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is seen through a television camera viewfinder during for a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine the federal response to...more

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is seen through a television camera viewfinder during for a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine the federal response to the coronavirus and new emerging variants at Capitol Hill in Washington, January 11. Greg Nash/Pool via REUTERS
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Women wearing kimonos and protective masks ride on an escalator at Coming of Age Day celebration ceremony venue, amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan, January 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Women wearing kimonos and protective masks ride on an escalator at Coming of Age Day celebration ceremony venue, amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan, January 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Women wearing kimonos and protective masks ride on an escalator at Coming of Age Day celebration ceremony venue, amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan, January 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Emergency personnel from the FDNY provide medical aid as they respond to an apartment building fire in the Bronx borough of New York City, January 9.  REUTERS/Lloyd Mitchell

Emergency personnel from the FDNY provide medical aid as they respond to an apartment building fire in the Bronx borough of New York City, January 9.  REUTERS/Lloyd Mitchell

Emergency personnel from the FDNY provide medical aid as they respond to an apartment building fire in the Bronx borough of New York City, January 9.  REUTERS/Lloyd Mitchell
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A police officer stands guard following a pro-refugee protest in front of the Park Hotel, where Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic is believed to be held while he stays in Australia, in Melbourne, Australia, January 9.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A police officer stands guard following a pro-refugee protest in front of the Park Hotel, where Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic is believed to be held while he stays in Australia, in Melbourne, Australia, January 9.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A police officer stands guard following a pro-refugee protest in front of the Park Hotel, where Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic is believed to be held while he stays in Australia, in Melbourne, Australia, January 9.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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Participants wearing protective face masks amid the coronavirus outbreak, pray as they take an ice-cold bath during a ceremony to purify their souls and to wish for overcoming the pandemic at the Teppozu Inari shrine in Tokyo, Japan, January 9. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Participants wearing protective face masks amid the coronavirus outbreak, pray as they take an ice-cold bath during a ceremony to purify their souls and to wish for overcoming the pandemic at the Teppozu Inari shrine in Tokyo, Japan, January 9....more

Participants wearing protective face masks amid the coronavirus outbreak, pray as they take an ice-cold bath during a ceremony to purify their souls and to wish for overcoming the pandemic at the Teppozu Inari shrine in Tokyo, Japan, January 9. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A school bus is submerged in floodwaters due to heavy rain in Adna, Washington, January 8.    REUTERS/Drone Base

A school bus is submerged in floodwaters due to heavy rain in Adna, Washington, January 8.    REUTERS/Drone Base

A school bus is submerged in floodwaters due to heavy rain in Adna, Washington, January 8.    REUTERS/Drone Base
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A member of the Proud Boys gestures in front of the Oregon State Capitol during a protest in support of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, in Salem, Oregon, January 8.   REUTERS/John Rudoff

A member of the Proud Boys gestures in front of the Oregon State Capitol during a protest in support of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, in Salem, Oregon, January 8.   REUTERS/John Rudoff

A member of the Proud Boys gestures in front of the Oregon State Capitol during a protest in support of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, in Salem, Oregon, January 8.   REUTERS/John Rudoff
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People hold up candles during a candlelight vigil on the National Mall in observance of the first anniversary of the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 6. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

People hold up candles during a candlelight vigil on the National Mall in observance of the first anniversary of the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 6....more

People hold up candles during a candlelight vigil on the National Mall in observance of the first anniversary of the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 6. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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