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A cow is transported by a helicopter after its summer sojourn in the high Swiss Alpine meadows near the Klausenpass, Switzerland, August 27. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

A cow is transported by a helicopter after its summer sojourn in the high Swiss Alpine meadows near the Klausenpass, Switzerland, August 27. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

A cow is transported by a helicopter after its summer sojourn in the high Swiss Alpine meadows near the Klausenpass, Switzerland, August 27. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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U.S. Army Major General Chris Donahue, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division, steps on board a transport plane to leave Kabul, Afghanistan, August 30. He was the last U.S. soldier to leave Afghanistan.   

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U.S. Army Major General Chris Donahue, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division, steps on board a transport plane to leave Kabul, Afghanistan, August 30. He was the last U.S. soldier to leave Afghanistan. XVIII Airborne Corps/via REUTERS

U.S. Army Major General Chris Donahue, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division, steps on board a transport plane to leave Kabul, Afghanistan, August 30. He was the last U.S. soldier to leave Afghanistan. XVIII Airborne Corps/via REUTERS
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Theophilus Charles, 70, sits inside his house which was heavily damaged by Hurricane Ida in Houma, Louisiana, August 30. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Theophilus Charles, 70, sits inside his house which was heavily damaged by Hurricane Ida in Houma, Louisiana, August 30. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Theophilus Charles, 70, sits inside his house which was heavily damaged by Hurricane Ida in Houma, Louisiana, August 30. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Taliban forces stand guard a day after the U.S. troop withdrawal from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 31.   REUTERS/Stringer

Taliban forces stand guard a day after the U.S. troop withdrawal from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 31. REUTERS/Stringer

Taliban forces stand guard a day after the U.S. troop withdrawal from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 31. REUTERS/Stringer
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U.S. President Joe Biden salutes during the dignified transfer of the remains of U.S. Military service members who were killed by a suicide bombing at the Hamid Karzai International Airport, at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, August 29.   REUTERS/Tom Brenner

U.S. President Joe Biden salutes during the dignified transfer of the remains of U.S. Military service members who were killed by a suicide bombing at the Hamid Karzai International Airport, at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, August 29. ...more

U.S. President Joe Biden salutes during the dignified transfer of the remains of U.S. Military service members who were killed by a suicide bombing at the Hamid Karzai International Airport, at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, August 29. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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An American flag burns along with a cabin in the Caldor Fire near Phillips, California, August 29.   REUTERS/Fred Greaves

An American flag burns along with a cabin in the Caldor Fire near Phillips, California, August 29.  REUTERS/Fred Greaves

An American flag burns along with a cabin in the Caldor Fire near Phillips, California, August 29.  REUTERS/Fred Greaves
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A flooded car is pictured after the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida brought drenching rain, flash floods and tornadoes to parts of the northeast in Mamaroneck, New York, September 2.  REUTERS/Mike Segar

A flooded car is pictured after the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida brought drenching rain, flash floods and tornadoes to parts of the northeast in Mamaroneck, New York, September 2. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A flooded car is pictured after the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida brought drenching rain, flash floods and tornadoes to parts of the northeast in Mamaroneck, New York, September 2. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Anti-government protesters escape from a police water cannon with purple dye and tear gas during a protest against the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic in the Din Daeng district of Bangkok, Thailand, August 29.   REUTERS/Cory Wright

Anti-government protesters escape from a police water cannon with purple dye and tear gas during a protest against the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic in the Din Daeng district of Bangkok, Thailand, August 29. REUTERS/Cory Wright

Anti-government protesters escape from a police water cannon with purple dye and tear gas during a protest against the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic in the Din Daeng district of Bangkok, Thailand, August 29. REUTERS/Cory Wright
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Matt Stutzman of the United States in action against Shyam Sundar Swami of India during their men's archery individual compound elimination round at the Tokyo Paralympics.     REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Matt Stutzman of the United States in action against Shyam Sundar Swami of India during their men's archery individual compound elimination round at the Tokyo Paralympics. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Matt Stutzman of the United States in action against Shyam Sundar Swami of India during their men's archery individual compound elimination round at the Tokyo Paralympics. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
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A man wearing a protective face mask walks through the quiet city centre during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus outbreak in Sydney, Australia, August 31. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A man wearing a protective face mask walks through the quiet city centre during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus outbreak in Sydney, Australia, August 31. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A man wearing a protective face mask walks through the quiet city centre during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus outbreak in Sydney, Australia, August 31. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A pregnant woman reacts on board a wooden boat as they waiting for the Italian Guardia Costiera near the island of Lampedusa, in the Mediterranean Sea, September 1. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A pregnant woman reacts on board a wooden boat as they waiting for the Italian Guardia Costiera near the island of Lampedusa, in the Mediterranean Sea, September 1. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A pregnant woman reacts on board a wooden boat as they waiting for the Italian Guardia Costiera near the island of Lampedusa, in the Mediterranean Sea, September 1. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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A Russian Sukhoi Su-25 jet fighter performs a flight during the Aviadarts competition, as part of the International Army Games 2021, at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia, August 27.  
  REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A Russian Sukhoi Su-25 jet fighter performs a flight during the Aviadarts competition, as part of the International Army Games 2021, at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia, August 27. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A Russian Sukhoi Su-25 jet fighter performs a flight during the Aviadarts competition, as part of the International Army Games 2021, at the Dubrovichi range outside Ryazan, Russia, August 27. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Cristian Robles, 9, cries for his father Juan de Dios Robles, who disappeared in 2019 in the Valle de Juarez while trying to cross illegally into the U.S., during a memorial to mark the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, August 29. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Cristian Robles, 9, cries for his father Juan de Dios Robles, who disappeared in 2019 in the Valle de Juarez while trying to cross illegally into the U.S., during a memorial to mark the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances in...more

Cristian Robles, 9, cries for his father Juan de Dios Robles, who disappeared in 2019 in the Valle de Juarez while trying to cross illegally into the U.S., during a memorial to mark the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, August 29. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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People take pictures amongst sunflowers at The Pop Up Farm in Flamstead, St Albans, Britain, August 29.  
  REUTERS/Peter Cziborra

People take pictures amongst sunflowers at The Pop Up Farm in Flamstead, St Albans, Britain, August 29.  REUTERS/Peter Cziborra

People take pictures amongst sunflowers at The Pop Up Farm in Flamstead, St Albans, Britain, August 29.  REUTERS/Peter Cziborra
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Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their second goal  against Ireland during their World Cup qualifier in Estadio Algarve, Almancil, Portugal, September 1. Cristiano Ronaldo became the all-time leading scorer in men's international soccer when he headed two last-gasp goals to give Portugal a 2-1 comeback victory.  


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Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their second goal against Ireland during their World Cup qualifier in Estadio Algarve, Almancil, Portugal, September 1. Cristiano Ronaldo became the all-time leading scorer in men's international soccer when he...more

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their second goal against Ireland during their World Cup qualifier in Estadio Algarve, Almancil, Portugal, September 1. Cristiano Ronaldo became the all-time leading scorer in men's international soccer when he headed two last-gasp goals to give Portugal a 2-1 comeback victory. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes
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Extinction Rebellion climate activists take part in a protest, in London, Britain, August 27.   REUTERS/May James

Extinction Rebellion climate activists take part in a protest, in London, Britain, August 27. REUTERS/May James

Extinction Rebellion climate activists take part in a protest, in London, Britain, August 27. REUTERS/May James
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A protestor reacts as Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives at his election campaign tour in Nobleton, Canada, August 27.  REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A protestor reacts as Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives at his election campaign tour in Nobleton, Canada, August 27.  REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A protestor reacts as Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives at his election campaign tour in Nobleton, Canada, August 27.  REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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A man helps to lift a scooter of a man, as he fell at a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, September 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man helps to lift a scooter of a man, as he fell at a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, September 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man helps to lift a scooter of a man, as he fell at a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi, India, September 1. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Taliban soldiers are seen at one of the main city squares of Kabul, Afghanistan, September 1.  
   West Asia News Agency via REUTERS

Taliban soldiers are seen at one of the main city squares of Kabul, Afghanistan, September 1. West Asia News Agency via REUTERS

Taliban soldiers are seen at one of the main city squares of Kabul, Afghanistan, September 1. West Asia News Agency via REUTERS
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Evacuees from Afghanistan stand at the U.S. airbase in Ramstein, Germany, August 28.  REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Evacuees from Afghanistan stand at the U.S. airbase in Ramstein, Germany, August 28.  REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Evacuees from Afghanistan stand at the U.S. airbase in Ramstein, Germany, August 28.  REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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