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Children staying in the care home set up by Karibeeran Paramesvaran and his wife Choodamani after they lost three children in the 2004 tsunami, pose in a park along a beach in Nagapattinam district in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Children staying in the care home set up by Karibeeran Paramesvaran and his wife Choodamani after they lost three children in the 2004 tsunami, pose in a park along a beach in Nagapattinam district in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India....more

Children staying in the care home set up by Karibeeran Paramesvaran and his wife Choodamani after they lost three children in the 2004 tsunami, pose in a park along a beach in Nagapattinam district in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Senator Elizabeth Warren criticizes South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg as he seeks the ability to respond during the sixth 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential candidates campaign debate at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Senator Elizabeth Warren criticizes South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg as he seeks the ability to respond during the sixth 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential candidates campaign debate at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Senator Elizabeth Warren criticizes South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg as he seeks the ability to respond during the sixth 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential candidates campaign debate at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, atop an ULA Atlas V rocket, lifts off on an uncrewed Orbital Flight Test to the International Space Station from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, atop an ULA Atlas V rocket, lifts off on an uncrewed Orbital Flight Test to the International Space Station from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida....more

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, atop an ULA Atlas V rocket, lifts off on an uncrewed Orbital Flight Test to the International Space Station from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
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A car that has crashed through the front window of an Italian restaurant in Hale in Manchester, Britain. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A car that has crashed through the front window of an Italian restaurant in Hale in Manchester, Britain. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A car that has crashed through the front window of an Italian restaurant in Hale in Manchester, Britain. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Star Wars fans in costume arrive for the first showing of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker at TCL Chinese theatre in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

Star Wars fans in costume arrive for the first showing of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker at TCL Chinese theatre in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

Star Wars fans in costume arrive for the first showing of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker at TCL Chinese theatre in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
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A couple is seen inside an artistic light installation as part of the Christmas Winter Wonders festivities in central Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A couple is seen inside an artistic light installation as part of the Christmas Winter Wonders festivities in central Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A couple is seen inside an artistic light installation as part of the Christmas Winter Wonders festivities in central Brussels, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth sits with Prince Charles, Prince of Wales as she delivers the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS

Britain's Queen Elizabeth sits with Prince Charles, Prince of Wales as she delivers the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS

Britain's Queen Elizabeth sits with Prince Charles, Prince of Wales as she delivers the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS
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U.S. President Donald Trump departs after attending the White House Summit on Transforming Mental Health Treatment to Combat Homelessness, Violence, & Substance Abuse at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Donald Trump departs after attending the White House Summit on Transforming Mental Health Treatment to Combat Homelessness, Violence, & Substance Abuse at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Donald Trump departs after attending the White House Summit on Transforming Mental Health Treatment to Combat Homelessness, Violence, & Substance Abuse at the White House. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell returns to his office after a speech on the Senate floor of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell returns to his office after a speech on the Senate floor of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell returns to his office after a speech on the Senate floor of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Security officers stand guard on a street near the Federal Security Service building after a shooting incident, in Moscow. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Security officers stand guard on a street near the Federal Security Service building after a shooting incident, in Moscow. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Security officers stand guard on a street near the Federal Security Service building after a shooting incident, in Moscow. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Emma Harper MSP raises awareness of the illegal puppy trade and responsible ownership at a photocall in the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Emma Harper MSP raises awareness of the illegal puppy trade and responsible ownership at a photocall in the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Emma Harper MSP raises awareness of the illegal puppy trade and responsible ownership at a photocall in the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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A man, part of a group of Salvadoran workers with an H-2A visa leaving for the state of Mississippi as part of a new temporary workers program between El Salvador and the United States, says good bye to his family at the Monsenor Oscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport in San Luis Talpa, El Salvador. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A man, part of a group of Salvadoran workers with an H-2A visa leaving for the state of Mississippi as part of a new temporary workers program between El Salvador and the United States, says good bye to his family at the Monsenor Oscar Arnulfo Romero...more

A man, part of a group of Salvadoran workers with an H-2A visa leaving for the state of Mississippi as part of a new temporary workers program between El Salvador and the United States, says good bye to his family at the Monsenor Oscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport in San Luis Talpa, El Salvador. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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A group of students from Tulane University's School of Medicine poses for a picture at a former slave plantation, at Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana. BRIAN WASHINGTON JR/via REUTERS

A group of students from Tulane University's School of Medicine poses for a picture at a former slave plantation, at Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana. BRIAN WASHINGTON JR/via REUTERS

A group of students from Tulane University's School of Medicine poses for a picture at a former slave plantation, at Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana. BRIAN WASHINGTON JR/via REUTERS
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Protesters hug as they listen to speakers at a rally in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Protesters hug as they listen to speakers at a rally in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Protesters hug as they listen to speakers at a rally in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Fans arrive at the Grand Lake Theater for the opening of the final chapter of the Skywalker saga Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in Oakland, California. REUTERS/Kate Munsch

Fans arrive at the Grand Lake Theater for the opening of the final chapter of the Skywalker saga Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in Oakland, California. REUTERS/Kate Munsch

Fans arrive at the Grand Lake Theater for the opening of the final chapter of the Skywalker saga Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in Oakland, California. REUTERS/Kate Munsch
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A boy sleeps as the family take a gondola ride inside the shopping mall of the Venetian Macao hotel and casino in Macau, China, on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's return to China.  
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A boy sleeps as the family take a gondola ride inside the shopping mall of the Venetian Macao hotel and casino in Macau, China, on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's return to China. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A boy sleeps as the family take a gondola ride inside the shopping mall of the Venetian Macao hotel and casino in Macau, China, on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's return to China. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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A diver dressed as Santa Claus feeds fish and sharks inside a fish tank at the Malta National Aquarium in Qawra, Malta. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A diver dressed as Santa Claus feeds fish and sharks inside a fish tank at the Malta National Aquarium in Qawra, Malta. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A diver dressed as Santa Claus feeds fish and sharks inside a fish tank at the Malta National Aquarium in Qawra, Malta. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A woman views her phone as she walks past street art on a wall in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman views her phone as she walks past street art on a wall in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman views her phone as she walks past street art on a wall in London. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Demonstrators run near a riot police vehicle which has been set on fire during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Demonstrators run near a riot police vehicle which has been set on fire during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Demonstrators run near a riot police vehicle which has been set on fire during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Russian President Vladimir Putin reacts during his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

Russian President Vladimir Putin reacts during his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

Russian President Vladimir Putin reacts during his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina
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Children holding Chinese and Macau flags get ready before Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival at Macau International Airport in Macau, China, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's return to China. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Children holding Chinese and Macau flags get ready before Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival at Macau International Airport in Macau, China, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's return to China. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Children holding Chinese and Macau flags get ready before Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival at Macau International Airport in Macau, China, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's return to China. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Window cleaners, dressed as a rat and a wild boar, this year and next year's Chinese zodiac animals, clean the windows of Ryumeikan hotel during a promotional event to celebrate the upcoming new year in Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Window cleaners, dressed as a rat and a wild boar, this year and next year's Chinese zodiac animals, clean the windows of Ryumeikan hotel during a promotional event to celebrate the upcoming new year in Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Window cleaners, dressed as a rat and a wild boar, this year and next year's Chinese zodiac animals, clean the windows of Ryumeikan hotel during a promotional event to celebrate the upcoming new year in Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A worshipper chained to a rock walks towards the shrine of Saint Lazarus during the annual pilgrimage at the town of Rincon, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A worshipper chained to a rock walks towards the shrine of Saint Lazarus during the annual pilgrimage at the town of Rincon, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A worshipper chained to a rock walks towards the shrine of Saint Lazarus during the annual pilgrimage at the town of Rincon, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Ukrainian police officers take cover during clashes with activists of far-right movements following a protest of agricultural workers against land reform in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian police officers take cover during clashes with activists of far-right movements following a protest of agricultural workers against land reform in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian police officers take cover during clashes with activists of far-right movements following a protest of agricultural workers against land reform in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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