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Two RHIB's are towed by the former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro, operated the Spanish NGO Proactive Open Arms, during a Search and Rescue mission for migrants trying to reach Europe in central Mediterranean Sea some 50 miles off the Libyan coast. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Two RHIB's are towed by the former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro, operated the Spanish NGO Proactive Open Arms, during a Search and Rescue mission for migrants trying to reach Europe in central Mediterranean Sea some 50 miles off the Libyan coast....more

Two RHIB's are towed by the former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro, operated the Spanish NGO Proactive Open Arms, during a Search and Rescue mission for migrants trying to reach Europe in central Mediterranean Sea some 50 miles off the Libyan coast. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A general view of the mudslide at the mountain town of Regent, Sierra Leone. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

A general view of the mudslide at the mountain town of Regent, Sierra Leone. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

A general view of the mudslide at the mountain town of Regent, Sierra Leone. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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A man wields a stick as his flock of domesticated pigeons fly atop the roof of his house in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Parwiz

A man wields a stick as his flock of domesticated pigeons fly atop the roof of his house in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Parwiz

A man wields a stick as his flock of domesticated pigeons fly atop the roof of his house in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Parwiz
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Female Villagers attend the burial ceremony of civilians who were killed by insurgents at Mirza Olang village, in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Stringer

Female Villagers attend the burial ceremony of civilians who were killed by insurgents at Mirza Olang village, in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Stringer

Female Villagers attend the burial ceremony of civilians who were killed by insurgents at Mirza Olang village, in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Stringer
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A child from a homeless family sits on a bed, on the track of the disused Karachi Circular Railway line in Karachi, Pakistan. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

A child from a homeless family sits on a bed, on the track of the disused Karachi Circular Railway line in Karachi, Pakistan. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

A child from a homeless family sits on a bed, on the track of the disused Karachi Circular Railway line in Karachi, Pakistan. REUTERS/Caren Firouz
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People fly kites from roof tops as they celebrate Independence Day in the old quarters of Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People fly kites from roof tops as they celebrate Independence Day in the old quarters of Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People fly kites from roof tops as they celebrate Independence Day in the old quarters of Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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President Donald Trump answers questions about his response to the violence, injuries and deaths at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville as he talks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Donald Trump answers questions about his response to the violence, injuries and deaths at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville as he talks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Donald Trump answers questions about his response to the violence, injuries and deaths at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville as he talks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Activists hold signs during a protest against President Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

Activists hold signs during a protest against President Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

Activists hold signs during a protest against President Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky
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A Palestinian woman holds her daughter as they wait for a travel permit to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after it was opened by Egyptian authorities for humanitarian cases, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A Palestinian woman holds her daughter as they wait for a travel permit to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after it was opened by Egyptian authorities for humanitarian cases, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Ibraheem...more

A Palestinian woman holds her daughter as they wait for a travel permit to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after it was opened by Egyptian authorities for humanitarian cases, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Villagers take shelter at a partially submerged house following floods at Baghmari village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Villagers take shelter at a partially submerged house following floods at Baghmari village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Villagers take shelter at a partially submerged house following floods at Baghmari village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Pigs are herded off a platform into water by breeders during a daily exercise at a pig farm in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

Pigs are herded off a platform into water by breeders during a daily exercise at a pig farm in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

Pigs are herded off a platform into water by breeders during a daily exercise at a pig farm in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China. REUTERS/Stringer
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An RAF parachute display team let off smoke canisters as they descend as part of a ceremony for the Queen's Baton Relay for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at Brize Norton, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall

An RAF parachute display team let off smoke canisters as they descend as part of a ceremony for the Queen's Baton Relay for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at Brize Norton, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall

An RAF parachute display team let off smoke canisters as they descend as part of a ceremony for the Queen's Baton Relay for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at Brize Norton, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Metochi, north of Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis

A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Metochi, north of Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis

A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop as a wildfire burns near the village of Metochi, north of Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis
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People release doves as a symbol of peace at the Yasukuni Shrine for the war dead in Tokyo, Japan, to mark the 72nd anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War Two. REUTERS/Issei Kato

People release doves as a symbol of peace at the Yasukuni Shrine for the war dead in Tokyo, Japan, to mark the 72nd anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War Two. REUTERS/Issei Kato

People release doves as a symbol of peace at the Yasukuni Shrine for the war dead in Tokyo, Japan, to mark the 72nd anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War Two. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Graves are prepared for the burial of civilians, who were killed by insurgents at Mirza Olang village, in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Stringer

Graves are prepared for the burial of civilians, who were killed by insurgents at Mirza Olang village, in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Stringer

Graves are prepared for the burial of civilians, who were killed by insurgents at Mirza Olang village, in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Stringer
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A brown bear is seen in a shelter for bears in the village of Berezivka near Zhytomyr, Ukraine. Five bears, which suffered bad treatment and were rescued from circuses, private zoos and restaurants, live in the bear rescue center opened in 2012 by international animal charity Four Paws. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A brown bear is seen in a shelter for bears in the village of Berezivka near Zhytomyr, Ukraine. Five bears, which suffered bad treatment and were rescued from circuses, private zoos and restaurants, live in the bear rescue center opened in 2012 by...more

A brown bear is seen in a shelter for bears in the village of Berezivka near Zhytomyr, Ukraine. Five bears, which suffered bad treatment and were rescued from circuses, private zoos and restaurants, live in the bear rescue center opened in 2012 by international animal charity Four Paws. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A bonfire is set alight to mark a Catholic feast day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the Bogside area of Londonderry, Northern Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A bonfire is set alight to mark a Catholic feast day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the Bogside area of Londonderry, Northern Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A bonfire is set alight to mark a Catholic feast day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the Bogside area of Londonderry, Northern Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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A fireman fights fire at shanties in a residential area near the Malacanang presidential palace in San Miguel district in metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A fireman fights fire at shanties in a residential area near the Malacanang presidential palace in San Miguel district in metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A fireman fights fire at shanties in a residential area near the Malacanang presidential palace in San Miguel district in metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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A farmer walks along paddy fields in Sindhuli district, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A farmer walks along paddy fields in Sindhuli district, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A farmer walks along paddy fields in Sindhuli district, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A U.S. Marine takes part in parachute drops during their joint exercise with Japan Ground Self Defense Force, named Northern Viper 17 at Hokudaien exercise area in Eniwa, on the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A U.S. Marine takes part in parachute drops during their joint exercise with Japan Ground Self Defense Force, named Northern Viper 17 at Hokudaien exercise area in Eniwa, on the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A U.S. Marine takes part in parachute drops during their joint exercise with Japan Ground Self Defense Force, named Northern Viper 17 at Hokudaien exercise area in Eniwa, on the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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New citizen Gleidson Hoffman, originally from Brazil, reacts after receiving his certificate of citizenship, after a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Naturalization ceremony at One World Observatory in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

New citizen Gleidson Hoffman, originally from Brazil, reacts after receiving his certificate of citizenship, after a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Naturalization ceremony at One World Observatory in Manhattan, New York....more

New citizen Gleidson Hoffman, originally from Brazil, reacts after receiving his certificate of citizenship, after a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Naturalization ceremony at One World Observatory in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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New York Yankees left fielder Aaron Hicks can't catch a two-run home run by New York Mets first baseman Dominic Smith (not pictured) during the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The home run was the first of Smith's major league career. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

New York Yankees left fielder Aaron Hicks can't catch a two-run home run by New York Mets first baseman Dominic Smith (not pictured) during the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The home run was the first of Smith's major...more

New York Yankees left fielder Aaron Hicks can't catch a two-run home run by New York Mets first baseman Dominic Smith (not pictured) during the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The home run was the first of Smith's major league career. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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A Libyan coast guard vessel chases away former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro of the Proactiva Open Arms rescue charity in the Western Mediterranean Sea. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A Libyan coast guard vessel chases away former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro of the Proactiva Open Arms rescue charity in the Western Mediterranean Sea. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A Libyan coast guard vessel chases away former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro of the Proactiva Open Arms rescue charity in the Western Mediterranean Sea. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Smoke rises after an air strike during fighting between members of the Syrian Democratic Forces and Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Smoke rises after an air strike during fighting between members of the Syrian Democratic Forces and Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Smoke rises after an air strike during fighting between members of the Syrian Democratic Forces and Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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A man inspects the family house of Palestinian assailant Omar Alabed after it was demolished by Israeli troops in the West Bank village of Khobar near Ramallah. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A man inspects the family house of Palestinian assailant Omar Alabed after it was demolished by Israeli troops in the West Bank village of Khobar near Ramallah. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A man inspects the family house of Palestinian assailant Omar Alabed after it was demolished by Israeli troops in the West Bank village of Khobar near Ramallah. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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Rescue workers search for survivors after a mudslide in the Mountain town of Regent, Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone Red Cross/Handout via REUTERS

Rescue workers search for survivors after a mudslide in the Mountain town of Regent, Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone Red Cross/Handout via REUTERS

Rescue workers search for survivors after a mudslide in the Mountain town of Regent, Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone Red Cross/Handout via REUTERS
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Workers cross London Bridge during the morning rush hour in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Workers cross London Bridge during the morning rush hour in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Workers cross London Bridge during the morning rush hour in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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