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A hot air balloon floats near birds during the 34th Brazilian hot-air balloon championships in Torres, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, October 17. REUTERS/Diego Vara

A hot air balloon floats near birds during the 34th Brazilian hot-air balloon championships in Torres, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, October 17. REUTERS/Diego Vara

A hot air balloon floats near birds during the 34th Brazilian hot-air balloon championships in Torres, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, October 17. REUTERS/Diego Vara
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An army soldier helps a schoolgirl get to her parents, after a gunfire erupted in Beirut, Lebanon, October 14. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

An army soldier helps a schoolgirl get to her parents, after a gunfire erupted in Beirut, Lebanon, October 14. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

An army soldier helps a schoolgirl get to her parents, after a gunfire erupted in Beirut, Lebanon, October 14. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
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Performers carry red balloons during the filming of a Chinese Communist Party propaganda video in an upscale shopping district in the Sanlitun area in Beijing, China, October 19. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Performers carry red balloons during the filming of a Chinese Communist Party propaganda video in an upscale shopping district in the Sanlitun area in Beijing, China, October 19. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Performers carry red balloons during the filming of a Chinese Communist Party propaganda video in an upscale shopping district in the Sanlitun area in Beijing, China, October 19. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 20. REUTERS/Susana Vera

The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 20. REUTERS/Susana Vera

The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava as it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 20. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Mabitchuri, a Yawalapiti child, takes part in an "end of mourning dance" during the Kuarup funeral ritual to honor the memory of Cacique Aritana, at the Xingu Indigenous Park in Brazil. Picture taken September 9.  
 REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Mabitchuri, a Yawalapiti child, takes part in an "end of mourning dance" during the Kuarup funeral ritual to honor the memory of Cacique Aritana, at the Xingu Indigenous Park in Brazil. Picture taken September 9. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Mabitchuri, a Yawalapiti child, takes part in an "end of mourning dance" during the Kuarup funeral ritual to honor the memory of Cacique Aritana, at the Xingu Indigenous Park in Brazil. Picture taken September 9. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Students from St Andrews University are covered in foam as they take part in the traditional "Raisin Weekend" in the Lower College Lawn, at St Andrews in Scotland, October 18. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Students from St Andrews University are covered in foam as they take part in the traditional "Raisin Weekend" in the Lower College Lawn, at St Andrews in Scotland, October 18. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Students from St Andrews University are covered in foam as they take part in the traditional "Raisin Weekend" in the Lower College Lawn, at St Andrews in Scotland, October 18. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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A police officer offers a prayer to his weapon as part of a ritual at their headquarters on the occasion of Dussehra, or Vijaya Dashami, festival in Ahmedabad, India, October 15.   REUTERS/Amit Dave

A police officer offers a prayer to his weapon as part of a ritual at their headquarters on the occasion of Dussehra, or Vijaya Dashami, festival in Ahmedabad, India, October 15. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A police officer offers a prayer to his weapon as part of a ritual at their headquarters on the occasion of Dussehra, or Vijaya Dashami, festival in Ahmedabad, India, October 15. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People light candles during a vigil for Britain's MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, at the Belfairs Park in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

People light candles during a vigil for Britain's MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, at the Belfairs Park in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

People light candles during a vigil for Britain's MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, at the Belfairs Park in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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Members of a Haitian dance group wait to perform during the first of an annual community event since the coronavirus pandemic began, outside the Basilica and Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, October 16. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Members of a Haitian dance group wait to perform during the first of an annual community event since the coronavirus pandemic began, outside the Basilica and Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston,...more

Members of a Haitian dance group wait to perform during the first of an annual community event since the coronavirus pandemic began, outside the Basilica and Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, October 16. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People take part in a nude photo shoot by renowned international artist Spencer Tunick as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the need to preserve the Dead Sea, close to Arad, Israel October 17. REUTERS/Amir Cohen.

People take part in a nude photo shoot by renowned international artist Spencer Tunick as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the need to preserve the Dead Sea, close to Arad, Israel October 17. REUTERS/Amir Cohen.

People take part in a nude photo shoot by renowned international artist Spencer Tunick as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the need to preserve the Dead Sea, close to Arad, Israel October 17. REUTERS/Amir Cohen.
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Demonstrators embrace during a protest against Chile's government on the second anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Demonstrators embrace during a protest against Chile's government on the second anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Demonstrators embrace during a protest against Chile's government on the second anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Cast member Zendaya poses as she arrives for a UK screening of the film "Dune" in London, October 18. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson

Cast member Zendaya poses as she arrives for a UK screening of the film "Dune" in London, October 18. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson

Cast member Zendaya poses as she arrives for a UK screening of the film "Dune" in London, October 18. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson
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A protester holds a Tibetan flag during the Olympic flame lighting ceremony for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in Ancient Olympia, Greece, October 18.  


REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A protester holds a Tibetan flag during the Olympic flame lighting ceremony for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in Ancient Olympia, Greece, October 18. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

A protester holds a Tibetan flag during the Olympic flame lighting ceremony for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in Ancient Olympia, Greece, October 18. REUTERS/Costas Baltas
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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, accompanied by his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, walks out of University of California Irvine Medical Center, in Orange, California, October 17.    REUTERS/David Swanson

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, accompanied by his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, walks out of University of California Irvine Medical Center, in Orange, California, October 17.   REUTERS/David Swanson

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, accompanied by his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, walks out of University of California Irvine Medical Center, in Orange, California, October 17.   REUTERS/David Swanson
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A boy sleeps as he rides a bicycle in Kabul, Afghanistan, October 18.   REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A boy sleeps as he rides a bicycle in Kabul, Afghanistan, October 18. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A boy sleeps as he rides a bicycle in Kabul, Afghanistan, October 18. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A sword believed to have belonged to a Crusader who sailed to the Holy Land almost a millennium ago stands in the water near to where it was recovered from the Mediterranean seabed by an amateur diver, in Caesarea, Israel, October 18.    REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A sword believed to have belonged to a Crusader who sailed to the Holy Land almost a millennium ago stands in the water near to where it was recovered from the Mediterranean seabed by an amateur diver, in Caesarea, Israel, October 18. ...more

A sword believed to have belonged to a Crusader who sailed to the Holy Land almost a millennium ago stands in the water near to where it was recovered from the Mediterranean seabed by an amateur diver, in Caesarea, Israel, October 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A woman sits on a rock as the full moon, known as the Hunter's Moon, rises at l-Ahrax Point on Marfa Ridge, outside the village of Mellieha, Malta, October 20.  
  REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A woman sits on a rock as the full moon, known as the Hunter's Moon, rises at l-Ahrax Point on Marfa Ridge, outside the village of Mellieha, Malta, October 20.  REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A woman sits on a rock as the full moon, known as the Hunter's Moon, rises at l-Ahrax Point on Marfa Ridge, outside the village of Mellieha, Malta, October 20.  REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Wanda Cooper-Jones, Ahmaud Arbery's mother, hugs 8-year-old Nevaeh Del Rio outside Glynn County Courthouse, where jury selection in Ahmaud Arbery's murder trial is underway, in Brunswick, Georgia, October 18.   REUTERS/Octavio Jones

Wanda Cooper-Jones, Ahmaud Arbery's mother, hugs 8-year-old Nevaeh Del Rio outside Glynn County Courthouse, where jury selection in Ahmaud Arbery's murder trial is underway, in Brunswick, Georgia, October 18. REUTERS/Octavio Jones

Wanda Cooper-Jones, Ahmaud Arbery's mother, hugs 8-year-old Nevaeh Del Rio outside Glynn County Courthouse, where jury selection in Ahmaud Arbery's murder trial is underway, in Brunswick, Georgia, October 18. REUTERS/Octavio Jones
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Pilots of the Patrouille Suisse perform in their Northrop F-5E Tiger II fighter jets during a flight demonstration of the Swiss Air Force over the Axalp in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, October 20.    REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Pilots of the Patrouille Suisse perform in their Northrop F-5E Tiger II fighter jets during a flight demonstration of the Swiss Air Force over the Axalp in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, October 20. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Pilots of the Patrouille Suisse perform in their Northrop F-5E Tiger II fighter jets during a flight demonstration of the Swiss Air Force over the Axalp in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, October 20. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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An Iraqi migrant woman with children sits on the ground as they are surrounded by border guards and police officers after they crossed the Belarusian-Polish border during the ongoing migrant crisis, in Hajnowka, Poland, October 14. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

An Iraqi migrant woman with children sits on the ground as they are surrounded by border guards and police officers after they crossed the Belarusian-Polish border during the ongoing migrant crisis, in Hajnowka, Poland, October 14. REUTERS/Kacper...more

An Iraqi migrant woman with children sits on the ground as they are surrounded by border guards and police officers after they crossed the Belarusian-Polish border during the ongoing migrant crisis, in Hajnowka, Poland, October 14. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
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Faithful walk in a procession with the Virgen del Pino (The Pine Virgin) around its chapel to pray for the Cumbre Vieja volcano to stop as it continues to erupt in the background at El Paso, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 19.    REUTERS/Susana Vera

Faithful walk in a procession with the Virgen del Pino (The Pine Virgin) around its chapel to pray for the Cumbre Vieja volcano to stop as it continues to erupt in the background at El Paso, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 19. ...more

Faithful walk in a procession with the Virgen del Pino (The Pine Virgin) around its chapel to pray for the Cumbre Vieja volcano to stop as it continues to erupt in the background at El Paso, on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain, October 19. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A participant dressed up in a costume attends the 2021 Prague Comic Con in Prague, Czech Republic, October 16. REUTERS/David W Cerny

A participant dressed up in a costume attends the 2021 Prague Comic Con in Prague, Czech Republic, October 16. REUTERS/David W Cerny

A participant dressed up in a costume attends the 2021 Prague Comic Con in Prague, Czech Republic, October 16. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Elementary school sumo wrestlers compete in the sumo ring during a regional tournament of Junior Olympic Cup All-Japan Elementary School Sumo Championship in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, Japan, October 17.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Elementary school sumo wrestlers compete in the sumo ring during a regional tournament of Junior Olympic Cup All-Japan Elementary School Sumo Championship in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, Japan, October 17. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Elementary school sumo wrestlers compete in the sumo ring during a regional tournament of Junior Olympic Cup All-Japan Elementary School Sumo Championship in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, Japan, October 17. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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The statue "Water's Soul" by the artist Jaume Plensa is seen in Jersey City, New Jersey, October 14.  
  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The statue "Water's Soul" by the artist Jaume Plensa is seen in Jersey City, New Jersey, October 14.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The statue "Water's Soul" by the artist Jaume Plensa is seen in Jersey City, New Jersey, October 14.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A Kashmiri Muslim woman looks up at a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammad, being displayed during the festival of Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, the birth anniversary of the prophet, at Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar, October 19.  
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A Kashmiri Muslim woman looks up at a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammad, being displayed during the festival of Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, the birth anniversary of the prophet, at Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar, October 19. ...more

A Kashmiri Muslim woman looks up at a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammad, being displayed during the festival of Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, the birth anniversary of the prophet, at Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar, October 19. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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