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Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS
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A rare 5 year-old female albino orangutan is seen after it was rescued from captivity by authorities in Kapuas Hulu district, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia in this photo released by the wildlife conservation group Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF). BOSF/Indrayana via REUTERS

A rare 5 year-old female albino orangutan is seen after it was rescued from captivity by authorities in Kapuas Hulu district, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia in this photo released by the wildlife conservation group Borneo Orangutan Survival...more

A rare 5 year-old female albino orangutan is seen after it was rescued from captivity by authorities in Kapuas Hulu district, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia in this photo released by the wildlife conservation group Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF). BOSF/Indrayana via REUTERS
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A member of the Iraqi Federal Police looks at the positions of Islamic State fighters in a mirror at a frontline in western Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A member of the Iraqi Federal Police looks at the positions of Islamic State fighters in a mirror at a frontline in western Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A member of the Iraqi Federal Police looks at the positions of Islamic State fighters in a mirror at a frontline in western Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) candidate for 2017 presidential election, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) candidate for 2017 presidential election, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) candidate for 2017 presidential election, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
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Israeli children look through binoculars during a display of Israeli Defense Forces equipment and abilities, as part of the celebrations for Israel's Independence Day marking the 69th anniversary, in the southern city of Sderot, Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli children look through binoculars during a display of Israeli Defense Forces equipment and abilities, as part of the celebrations for Israel's Independence Day marking the 69th anniversary, in the southern city of Sderot, Israel. REUTERS/Amir...more

Israeli children look through binoculars during a display of Israeli Defense Forces equipment and abilities, as part of the celebrations for Israel's Independence Day marking the 69th anniversary, in the southern city of Sderot, Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Palestinian man Mohammed al-Hoor, 23, demonstrates his street workout skills at a carpentry workshop in Nuseirat refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinian man Mohammed al-Hoor, 23, demonstrates his street workout skills at a carpentry workshop in Nuseirat refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinian man Mohammed al-Hoor, 23, demonstrates his street workout skills at a carpentry workshop in Nuseirat refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Visitors look at a cheetah, in a private zoo called "12 Months" in Demydiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Visitors look at a cheetah, in a private zoo called "12 Months" in Demydiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Visitors look at a cheetah, in a private zoo called "12 Months" in Demydiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Judy Scott (R) and her son Rodney Scott, mother and brother of Walter Scott, react during a news conference after the guilty plea to federal civil rights charges by former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager in Charleston, South Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Judy Scott (R) and her son Rodney Scott, mother and brother of Walter Scott, react during a news conference after the guilty plea to federal civil rights charges by former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager in Charleston, South Carolina....more

Judy Scott (R) and her son Rodney Scott, mother and brother of Walter Scott, react during a news conference after the guilty plea to federal civil rights charges by former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager in Charleston, South Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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Internally displaced Syrian men who fled Raqqa city rest under trucks loaded with belongings, inside a camp in Ain Issa, Raqqa Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Internally displaced Syrian men who fled Raqqa city rest under trucks loaded with belongings, inside a camp in Ain Issa, Raqqa Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Internally displaced Syrian men who fled Raqqa city rest under trucks loaded with belongings, inside a camp in Ain Issa, Raqqa Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Residents loot a truck burned during violent clashes between rival gangs at a street near Brasil avenue near Cidade Alta slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Residents loot a truck burned during violent clashes between rival gangs at a street near Brasil avenue near Cidade Alta slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Residents loot a truck burned during violent clashes between rival gangs at a street near Brasil avenue near Cidade Alta slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Demonstrators clash with the riot police during a rally commemorating May Day in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Demonstrators clash with the riot police during a rally commemorating May Day in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Demonstrators clash with the riot police during a rally commemorating May Day in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Rihanna arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. 

REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Rihanna arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Rihanna arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Demonstrators clash with people opposing their rally during a May Day protest in Union Square in New York. 

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Demonstrators clash with people opposing their rally during a May Day protest in Union Square in New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Demonstrators clash with people opposing their rally during a May Day protest in Union Square in New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Israelis watch a fireworks show during celebrations marking Israel's 69th Independence Day in the southern city of Ashkelon, Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israelis watch a fireworks show during celebrations marking Israel's 69th Independence Day in the southern city of Ashkelon, Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israelis watch a fireworks show during celebrations marking Israel's 69th Independence Day in the southern city of Ashkelon, Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Plainclothes police officers detain a protester as she and others attempt to defy a ban and to gather at Taksim Square to celebrate May Day, in central Istanbul. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

Plainclothes police officers detain a protester as she and others attempt to defy a ban and to gather at Taksim Square to celebrate May Day, in central Istanbul. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

Plainclothes police officers detain a protester as she and others attempt to defy a ban and to gather at Taksim Square to celebrate May Day, in central Istanbul. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan
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Malnourished girl Jamila Ali Abdu, 7, lies on a hospital bed before she died in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad

Malnourished girl Jamila Ali Abdu, 7, lies on a hospital bed before she died in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad

Malnourished girl Jamila Ali Abdu, 7, lies on a hospital bed before she died in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad
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Katy Perry arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. 

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Katy Perry arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Katy Perry arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May enjoys some chips during a campaign stop in Mevagissey, Cornwall. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May enjoys some chips during a campaign stop in Mevagissey, Cornwall. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May enjoys some chips during a campaign stop in Mevagissey, Cornwall. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Snakes cover a wooden statue of Saint Domenico during a procession in Cocullo, central Italy. Every year in May, snakes are placed onto the statue of St. Domenico and the statue is then carried in a procession around the town. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Snakes cover a wooden statue of Saint Domenico during a procession in Cocullo, central Italy. Every year in May, snakes are placed onto the statue of St. Domenico and the statue is then carried in a procession around the town. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Snakes cover a wooden statue of Saint Domenico during a procession in Cocullo, central Italy. Every year in May, snakes are placed onto the statue of St. Domenico and the statue is then carried in a procession around the town. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Activists wear masks depicting the face of Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the French far-right National Front, with the hair of his daughter Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) candidate for 2017 presidential election, during a demonstration as part of traditional May Day labour day march in Paris. 

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Activists wear masks depicting the face of Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the French far-right National Front, with the hair of his daughter Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) candidate for 2017 presidential election, during a demonstration...more

Activists wear masks depicting the face of Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the French far-right National Front, with the hair of his daughter Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) candidate for 2017 presidential election, during a demonstration as part of traditional May Day labour day march in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Detainees exercise in a recreation area at the Adelanto immigration detention center, which is run by the Geo Group Inc (GEO.N), in Adelanto, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Detainees exercise in a recreation area at the Adelanto immigration detention center, which is run by the Geo Group Inc (GEO.N), in Adelanto, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Detainees exercise in a recreation area at the Adelanto immigration detention center, which is run by the Geo Group Inc (GEO.N), in Adelanto, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong hosts the first Tai Chi martial arts class over Australia's largest city. BridgeClimb Sydney/via REUTERS

The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong hosts the first Tai Chi martial arts class over Australia's largest city. BridgeClimb Sydney/via REUTERS

The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong hosts the first Tai Chi martial arts class over Australia's largest city. BridgeClimb Sydney/via REUTERS
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French CRS riot police protect themselves from flames during clashes at the traditional May Day labour union march in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

French CRS riot police protect themselves from flames during clashes at the traditional May Day labour union march in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

French CRS riot police protect themselves from flames during clashes at the traditional May Day labour union march in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer holds his daily briefing at the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer holds his daily briefing at the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer holds his daily briefing at the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Cassie and Sean Diddy Combs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. 

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Cassie and Sean Diddy Combs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Cassie and Sean Diddy Combs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Worshippers attend the Day of the Spiritual Indoctrinator annual celebrations at the Vale do Amanhecer (Valley of the Dawn) community in the Planaltina neighbourhood of Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Worshippers attend the Day of the Spiritual Indoctrinator annual celebrations at the Vale do Amanhecer (Valley of the Dawn) community in the Planaltina neighbourhood of Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Worshippers attend the Day of the Spiritual Indoctrinator annual celebrations at the Vale do Amanhecer (Valley of the Dawn) community in the Planaltina neighbourhood of Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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A demonstrator wears a homemade gas mask during rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A demonstrator wears a homemade gas mask during rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A demonstrator wears a homemade gas mask during rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Protesters rescue a fellow protester who fell into the river during a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. REUTERS/Christian Veron

Protesters rescue a fellow protester who fell into the river during a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. REUTERS/Christian Veron

Protesters rescue a fellow protester who fell into the river during a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. REUTERS/Christian Veron
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James grabs a beer from a vendor during the second half against the Toronto Raptors. 

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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James grabs a beer from a vendor during the second half against the Toronto Raptors. Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James grabs a beer from a vendor during the second half against the Toronto Raptors. Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
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A member of riot police walks in front of a flaming barricade during a May Day rally in Gijon, Spain. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

A member of riot police walks in front of a flaming barricade during a May Day rally in Gijon, Spain. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

A member of riot police walks in front of a flaming barricade during a May Day rally in Gijon, Spain. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso
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Police and emergency crews at the scene of a fire investigation of an underground explosion in the financial district in downtown Toronto. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Police and emergency crews at the scene of a fire investigation of an underground explosion in the financial district in downtown Toronto. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Police and emergency crews at the scene of a fire investigation of an underground explosion in the financial district in downtown Toronto. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Polar Bear Liya is pictured with her two polar bear cubs at Sea World on Australia's Gold Coast. The cubs were born last week and are Liya's second litter of cubs, according to Sea World. 


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Polar Bear Liya is pictured with her two polar bear cubs at Sea World on Australia's Gold Coast. The cubs were born last week and are Liya's second litter of cubs, according to Sea World. Sea World/via REUTERS

Polar Bear Liya is pictured with her two polar bear cubs at Sea World on Australia's Gold Coast. The cubs were born last week and are Liya's second litter of cubs, according to Sea World. Sea World/via REUTERS
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A police officer threatens to use pepper spray during May Day protests in Seattle, Washington. REUTERS/David Ryder

A police officer threatens to use pepper spray during May Day protests in Seattle, Washington. REUTERS/David Ryder

A police officer threatens to use pepper spray during May Day protests in Seattle, Washington. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Girls attend a ceremony marking the end of a school year in Sanaa, Yemen. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Girls attend a ceremony marking the end of a school year in Sanaa, Yemen. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Girls attend a ceremony marking the end of a school year in Sanaa, Yemen. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A damaged crane is seen at a Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. 

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A damaged crane is seen at a Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. Yonhap via REUTERS

A damaged crane is seen at a Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. Yonhap via REUTERS
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Cara Delevingne at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala.


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Cara Delevingne at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Cara Delevingne at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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An Iraqi security guard walks inside Al-Salam hospital that got destroyed during the fighting between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants east of Mosul, Iraq May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem        TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

An Iraqi security guard walks inside Al-Salam hospital that got destroyed during the fighting between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants east of Mosul, Iraq May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

An Iraqi security guard walks inside Al-Salam hospital that got destroyed during the fighting between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants east of Mosul, Iraq May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Girls attend a war safety awareness campaign, given by Civil Defence members, inside a school in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Girls attend a war safety awareness campaign, given by Civil Defence members, inside a school in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Girls attend a war safety awareness campaign, given by Civil Defence members, inside a school in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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