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A house burns due to lava from an erupting volcano in the Cumbre Vieja national park at Los Llanos de Aridane, on the Canary Island of La Palma, September 20, 2021. Streams of black lava have advanced slowly westward for days, forcing thousands of people to flee and incinerating everything in their path, including some 200 houses, schools and the banana plantations that produce the island's biggest export. REUTERS/Borja Suarez

A house burns due to lava from an erupting volcano in the Cumbre Vieja national park at Los Llanos de Aridane, on the Canary Island of La Palma, September 20, 2021. Streams of black lava have advanced slowly westward for days, forcing thousands of...more

A house burns due to lava from an erupting volcano in the Cumbre Vieja national park at Los Llanos de Aridane, on the Canary Island of La Palma, September 20, 2021. Streams of black lava have advanced slowly westward for days, forcing thousands of people to flee and incinerating everything in their path, including some 200 houses, schools and the banana plantations that produce the island's biggest export. REUTERS/Borja Suarez
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A U.S. law enforcement officer on horseback blocks migrants wading in the Rio Grande trying to return to the U.S. after buying food in Mexico, as seen from Ciudad Acuna, Mexico September 19, 2021. The White House criticized the use of horse reins to threaten migrants after images circulated of a U.S. border guard on horseback charging at migrants near a riverside camp in Texas. The mostly Haitian migrants have been crossing back and forth between Ciudad Acuna and the sprawling camp across the border in Del Rio to buy food and water, which was in short supply on the U.S. side. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

A U.S. law enforcement officer on horseback blocks migrants wading in the Rio Grande trying to return to the U.S. after buying food in Mexico, as seen from Ciudad Acuna, Mexico September 19, 2021. The White House criticized the use of horse reins to...more

A U.S. law enforcement officer on horseback blocks migrants wading in the Rio Grande trying to return to the U.S. after buying food in Mexico, as seen from Ciudad Acuna, Mexico September 19, 2021. The White House criticized the use of horse reins to threaten migrants after images circulated of a U.S. border guard on horseback charging at migrants near a riverside camp in Texas. The mostly Haitian migrants have been crossing back and forth between Ciudad Acuna and the sprawling camp across the border in Del Rio to buy food and water, which was in short supply on the U.S. side. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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Icebergs are seen at the mouth of the Jakobshavn ice fjord during sunset near Ilulissat, Greenland, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Icebergs are seen at the mouth of the Jakobshavn ice fjord during sunset near Ilulissat, Greenland, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Icebergs are seen at the mouth of the Jakobshavn ice fjord during sunset near Ilulissat, Greenland, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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A sequoia is sprayed down as the Windy Fire burns amid the towering trees in Sequoia National Forest near California Hot Springs, California, September 21, 2021 .      REUTERS/David Swanson

A sequoia is sprayed down as the Windy Fire burns amid the towering trees in Sequoia National Forest near California Hot Springs, California, September 21, 2021 .      REUTERS/David Swanson

A sequoia is sprayed down as the Windy Fire burns amid the towering trees in Sequoia National Forest near California Hot Springs, California, September 21, 2021 .      REUTERS/David Swanson
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Dr Coletta J. Bey takes a selfie in front of the Emancipation and Freedom Monument, designed by Oregon sculptor Thomas Jay Warren, in Richmond, Virginia, September 22, 2021. Two weeks after Richmond removed a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee that had prompted protests over racial injustice, the city unveiled a new monument commemorating the end of slavery, comprising two 12-foot bronze statues depicting a newly freed man and a woman carrying an infant. REUTERS/Jay Paul

Dr Coletta J. Bey takes a selfie in front of the Emancipation and Freedom Monument, designed by Oregon sculptor Thomas Jay Warren, in Richmond, Virginia, September 22, 2021. Two weeks after Richmond removed a statue of Confederate General Robert E....more

Dr Coletta J. Bey takes a selfie in front of the Emancipation and Freedom Monument, designed by Oregon sculptor Thomas Jay Warren, in Richmond, Virginia, September 22, 2021. Two weeks after Richmond removed a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee that had prompted protests over racial injustice, the city unveiled a new monument commemorating the end of slavery, comprising two 12-foot bronze statues depicting a newly freed man and a woman carrying an infant. REUTERS/Jay Paul
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A riot police officer grabs a man by the throat as the Sinha Denim Limited garment factory workers protest to demand their due salaries for the last three months in Kanchpur, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, September 23, 2021. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

A riot police officer grabs a man by the throat as the Sinha Denim Limited garment factory workers protest to demand their due salaries for the last three months in Kanchpur, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, September 23, 2021. REUTERS/Mohammad...more

A riot police officer grabs a man by the throat as the Sinha Denim Limited garment factory workers protest to demand their due salaries for the last three months in Kanchpur, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, September 23, 2021. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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An elderly woman looks at the ballots as members of a local election commission visit her in her house on the last day of three-day long parliamentary elections in the village of Duplevo in Nizhny Novgorod Region, Russia September 19, 2021. United Russia, which supports President Vladimir Putin, won a bigger than expected parliamentary majority despite unease over living standards, interim official results showed. REUTERS/Anastasia Makarycheva

An elderly woman looks at the ballots as members of a local election commission visit her in her house on the last day of three-day long parliamentary elections in the village of Duplevo in Nizhny Novgorod Region, Russia September 19, 2021. United...more

An elderly woman looks at the ballots as members of a local election commission visit her in her house on the last day of three-day long parliamentary elections in the village of Duplevo in Nizhny Novgorod Region, Russia September 19, 2021. United Russia, which supports President Vladimir Putin, won a bigger than expected parliamentary majority despite unease over living standards, interim official results showed. REUTERS/Anastasia Makarycheva
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Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande near the U.S.-Mexico border bridge as they wait to be processed in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. Some 15,000 Haitian migrants, around two-thirds of those families, were living in a squalid encampment under a bridge over the Rio Grande, as they fled profound instability in the Caribbean nation, the poorest in the Western Hemisphere, where a presidential assassination, gang violence and a major earthquake have spread chaos in recent weeks. REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande near the U.S.-Mexico border bridge as they wait to be processed in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. Some 15,000 Haitian migrants, around two-thirds of those families, were living in...more

Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande near the U.S.-Mexico border bridge as they wait to be processed in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. Some 15,000 Haitian migrants, around two-thirds of those families, were living in a squalid encampment under a bridge over the Rio Grande, as they fled profound instability in the Caribbean nation, the poorest in the Western Hemisphere, where a presidential assassination, gang violence and a major earthquake have spread chaos in recent weeks. REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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A woman wearing clothing made from dried flowers attends the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, delayed from its usual spring dates because of COVID restrictions in London, Britain, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman wearing clothing made from dried flowers attends the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, delayed from its usual spring dates because of COVID restrictions in London, Britain, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman wearing clothing made from dried flowers attends the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, delayed from its usual spring dates because of COVID restrictions in London, Britain, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Kate Winslet poses for a picture with the award for outstanding lead actress in a limited or anthology series or movie, for "Mare Of Easttown", at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, September 19, 2021. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Kate Winslet poses for a picture with the award for outstanding lead actress in a limited or anthology series or movie, for "Mare Of Easttown", at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, September 19, 2021. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Kate Winslet poses for a picture with the award for outstanding lead actress in a limited or anthology series or movie, for "Mare Of Easttown", at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, September 19, 2021. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kisses his wife Sophie Gregoire during the Liberal election night party in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 21, 2021. Trudeau's Liberals were handed another minority mandate, in an election that ended with all the major parties holding virtually the same number of seats they had before the vote was called. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kisses his wife Sophie Gregoire during the Liberal election night party in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 21, 2021. Trudeau's Liberals were handed another minority mandate, in an election that ended...more

Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kisses his wife Sophie Gregoire during the Liberal election night party in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 21, 2021. Trudeau's Liberals were handed another minority mandate, in an election that ended with all the major parties holding virtually the same number of seats they had before the vote was called. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Children take part in the Settrington Cup Pedal Car Race as motoring enthusiasts attend the Goodwood Revival, a three-day historic car racing festival in Goodwood, Chichester, southern Britain, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Children take part in the Settrington Cup Pedal Car Race as motoring enthusiasts attend the Goodwood Revival, a three-day historic car racing festival in Goodwood, Chichester, southern Britain, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Children take part in the Settrington Cup Pedal Car Race as motoring enthusiasts attend the Goodwood Revival, a three-day historic car racing festival in Goodwood, Chichester, southern Britain, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A migrant plays with a boy at a makeshift border camp along the International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A migrant plays with a boy at a makeshift border camp along the International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A migrant plays with a boy at a makeshift border camp along the International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters outside his hotel during the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, September 21, 2021. Bolsonaro, a vaccine skeptic who has bragged about not being vaccinated, defied U.N. rules that asked all those attending the assembly be inoculated against the coronavirus. When he returned to Brazil, he isolated himself at home after his health minister tested positive for COVID-19 and had to stay in quarantine in New York. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters outside his hotel during the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, September 21, 2021. Bolsonaro, a vaccine skeptic who has bragged about not being vaccinated, defied U.N. rules...more

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters outside his hotel during the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, September 21, 2021. Bolsonaro, a vaccine skeptic who has bragged about not being vaccinated, defied U.N. rules that asked all those attending the assembly be inoculated against the coronavirus. When he returned to Brazil, he isolated himself at home after his health minister tested positive for COVID-19 and had to stay in quarantine in New York. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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Migrants take shelter along the Del Rio International Bridge at sunset as they await to be processed after crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Ciudad Acuna in Del Rio, Texas, September 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Migrants take shelter along the Del Rio International Bridge at sunset as they await to be processed after crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Ciudad Acuna in Del Rio, Texas, September 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Migrants take shelter along the Del Rio International Bridge at sunset as they await to be processed after crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Ciudad Acuna in Del Rio, Texas, September 19, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle look at each other during a visit to One World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York City, September 23, 2021. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the Big Apple ahead of the Global Citizen Live event to encourage equal access to COVID-19 vaccines, in their first joint outing since the birth of their daughter Lilibet 'Lili' Diana Mountbatten-Windsor in June. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle look at each other during a visit to One World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York City, September 23, 2021. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the Big Apple ahead of the Global Citizen Live event to encourage equal...more

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle look at each other during a visit to One World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York City, September 23, 2021. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the Big Apple ahead of the Global Citizen Live event to encourage equal access to COVID-19 vaccines, in their first joint outing since the birth of their daughter Lilibet 'Lili' Diana Mountbatten-Windsor in June. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Critical Care Respiratory therapist Lauren Parsons collects a blood sample from a COVID-19 positive patient in their isolation room on the intensive care unit at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida, September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Critical Care Respiratory therapist Lauren Parsons collects a blood sample from a COVID-19 positive patient in their isolation room on the intensive care unit at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida, September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon...more

Critical Care Respiratory therapist Lauren Parsons collects a blood sample from a COVID-19 positive patient in their isolation room on the intensive care unit at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida, September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A child hugs Pope Francis during the weekly general audience at the Paul VI Audience Hall, at the Vatican, September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

A child hugs Pope Francis during the weekly general audience at the Paul VI Audience Hall, at the Vatican, September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

A child hugs Pope Francis during the weekly general audience at the Paul VI Audience Hall, at the Vatican, September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
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A Haitian passport is seen in a pile of trash near the U.S.-Mexico bridge, where migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. are waiting to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Marco Bello

A Haitian passport is seen in a pile of trash near the U.S.-Mexico bridge, where migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. are waiting to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Marco Bello

A Haitian passport is seen in a pile of trash near the U.S.-Mexico bridge, where migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. are waiting to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Marco Bello
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A shopping basket is discarded next to empty shelves in the soft drinks aisle, in Sainsbury's supermarket in Harpenden, Britain, September 22, 2021. The soaring costs of wholesale natural gas has forced several domestic energy suppliers out of business and has shut fertilizer plants, cascading into a shortage of CO2 used to put the fizz into beer and sodas and stun poultry and pigs before slaughter. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra

A shopping basket is discarded next to empty shelves in the soft drinks aisle, in Sainsbury's supermarket in Harpenden, Britain, September 22, 2021. The soaring costs of wholesale natural gas has forced several domestic energy suppliers out of...more

A shopping basket is discarded next to empty shelves in the soft drinks aisle, in Sainsbury's supermarket in Harpenden, Britain, September 22, 2021. The soaring costs of wholesale natural gas has forced several domestic energy suppliers out of business and has shut fertilizer plants, cascading into a shortage of CO2 used to put the fizz into beer and sodas and stun poultry and pigs before slaughter. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra
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