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Blanca Hernandez sews stars on a Confederate Battle Flag in the Alabama Flag & Banner shop in Huntsville, Alabama. REUTERS/Harrison McClary

Blanca Hernandez sews stars on a Confederate Battle Flag in the Alabama Flag & Banner shop in Huntsville, Alabama. REUTERS/Harrison McClary

Blanca Hernandez sews stars on a Confederate Battle Flag in the Alabama Flag & Banner shop in Huntsville, Alabama. REUTERS/Harrison McClary
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A missile is launched during a long and medium-range ballistic rocket launch drill in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency. KCNA/via REUTERS

A missile is launched during a long and medium-range ballistic rocket launch drill in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency. KCNA/via REUTERS

A missile is launched during a long and medium-range ballistic rocket launch drill in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency. KCNA/via REUTERS
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President Donald Trump holds a flag of the state of Texas after receiving a briefing on Tropical Storm Harvey relief efforts at a local fire station where local residents gathered to welcome the president in Corpus Christi, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump holds a flag of the state of Texas after receiving a briefing on Tropical Storm Harvey relief efforts at a local fire station where local residents gathered to welcome the president in Corpus Christi, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos...more

President Donald Trump holds a flag of the state of Texas after receiving a briefing on Tropical Storm Harvey relief efforts at a local fire station where local residents gathered to welcome the president in Corpus Christi, Texas. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A military helicopter and personnel rescue a stranded resident from floods caused by Tropical Storm Harvey in east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A military helicopter and personnel rescue a stranded resident from floods caused by Tropical Storm Harvey in east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A military helicopter and personnel rescue a stranded resident from floods caused by Tropical Storm Harvey in east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Israeli soldiers, one wearing a Star Wars Stormtrooper Voice Changing Helmet, work on laptops as they take part in a cyber security training course, called a Hackathon, at iNT Institute of Technology and Innovation, at a high-tech park in Beersheba, southern Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli soldiers, one wearing a Star Wars Stormtrooper Voice Changing Helmet, work on laptops as they take part in a cyber security training course, called a Hackathon, at iNT Institute of Technology and Innovation, at a high-tech park in Beersheba,...more

Israeli soldiers, one wearing a Star Wars Stormtrooper Voice Changing Helmet, work on laptops as they take part in a cyber security training course, called a Hackathon, at iNT Institute of Technology and Innovation, at a high-tech park in Beersheba, southern Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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An Afghan shopkeeper reacts behind the broken windows of his shop near the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An Afghan shopkeeper reacts behind the broken windows of his shop near the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An Afghan shopkeeper reacts behind the broken windows of his shop near the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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An evacuee holding two dogs reacts after his rescue by Texas National Guardsmen from severe flooding due to Hurricane Harvey in Cypress Creek, Houston. U.S. Army National Guard/Capt. Martha Nigrelle/Handout via REUTERS

An evacuee holding two dogs reacts after his rescue by Texas National Guardsmen from severe flooding due to Hurricane Harvey in Cypress Creek, Houston. U.S. Army National Guard/Capt. Martha Nigrelle/Handout via REUTERS

An evacuee holding two dogs reacts after his rescue by Texas National Guardsmen from severe flooding due to Hurricane Harvey in Cypress Creek, Houston. U.S. Army National Guard/Capt. Martha Nigrelle/Handout via REUTERS
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A Muslim girl looks on behind a wooden window frame at the shrine of Mir Syed Ali Hamdani, a Sufi saint, during an annual religious festival in Srinagar. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Muslim girl looks on behind a wooden window frame at the shrine of Mir Syed Ali Hamdani, a Sufi saint, during an annual religious festival in Srinagar. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Muslim girl looks on behind a wooden window frame at the shrine of Mir Syed Ali Hamdani, a Sufi saint, during an annual religious festival in Srinagar. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Residents use boats to evacuate flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Residents use boats to evacuate flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Residents use boats to evacuate flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Retiring paramilitary policemen prepare for a group photo before retirement in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

Retiring paramilitary policemen prepare for a group photo before retirement in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

Retiring paramilitary policemen prepare for a group photo before retirement in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China. REUTERS/Stringer
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Lebanese Army soldiers flash the victory sign in Ras Baalbek, Lebanon. REUTERS/ Hassan Abdallah

Lebanese Army soldiers flash the victory sign in Ras Baalbek, Lebanon. REUTERS/ Hassan Abdallah

Lebanese Army soldiers flash the victory sign in Ras Baalbek, Lebanon. REUTERS/ Hassan Abdallah
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Residents wade through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Houston. 


REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Residents wade through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Residents wade through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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The sun sets on the playa as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gathered for the annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. 

REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

The sun sets on the playa as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gathered for the annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

The sun sets on the playa as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gathered for the annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
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A Rohingya woman looks on after being restricted by the members of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) to enter into Bangladesh side, in Cox�s Bazar, Bangladesh. 


REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

A Rohingya woman looks on after being restricted by the members of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) to enter into Bangladesh side, in Cox�s Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

A Rohingya woman looks on after being restricted by the members of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) to enter into Bangladesh side, in Cox�s Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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Samaritans help push a boat with evacuees to high ground during a rain storm caused by Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road in east Houston, Texas. 

REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Samaritans help push a boat with evacuees to high ground during a rain storm caused by Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road in east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Samaritans help push a boat with evacuees to high ground during a rain storm caused by Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road in east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A girl mourns as policemen carry the body of Abdul Rasheed, a police officer, who according to the Indian police was shot by suspected militants in Anantnag, during his wreath laying ceremony in Srinagar. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A girl mourns as policemen carry the body of Abdul Rasheed, a police officer, who according to the Indian police was shot by suspected militants in Anantnag, during his wreath laying ceremony in Srinagar. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A girl mourns as policemen carry the body of Abdul Rasheed, a police officer, who according to the Indian police was shot by suspected militants in Anantnag, during his wreath laying ceremony in Srinagar. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Farmer Tony Reid casts a shadow as he walks past a water trough located in a drought-effected paddock on Kahmoo Station property, located on the outskirts of the south-western Queensland town of Cunnamulla in outback Australia. REUTERS/David Gray

Farmer Tony Reid casts a shadow as he walks past a water trough located in a drought-effected paddock on Kahmoo Station property, located on the outskirts of the south-western Queensland town of Cunnamulla in outback Australia. REUTERS/David Gray

Farmer Tony Reid casts a shadow as he walks past a water trough located in a drought-effected paddock on Kahmoo Station property, located on the outskirts of the south-western Queensland town of Cunnamulla in outback Australia. REUTERS/David Gray
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Burnt-out trucks are pictured in the San Jose de La Mariquina commune, south of Santiago, Chile. 


REUTERS/Miguel Angel Bustos

Burnt-out trucks are pictured in the San Jose de La Mariquina commune, south of Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Miguel Angel Bustos

Burnt-out trucks are pictured in the San Jose de La Mariquina commune, south of Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Miguel Angel Bustos
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Domenique Scales (C) wipes tears from her face after being rescued from the flood waters of Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Texas. 


REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Domenique Scales (C) wipes tears from her face after being rescued from the flood waters of Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Domenique Scales (C) wipes tears from her face after being rescued from the flood waters of Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Muslim pilgrims visit Mount Al-Noor, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the Koran through Gabriel in the Hera cave, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. 


REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Muslim pilgrims visit Mount Al-Noor, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the Koran through Gabriel in the Hera cave, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Muslim pilgrims visit Mount Al-Noor, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the Koran through Gabriel in the Hera cave, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Residents wait to be rescued from the flood waters of Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Houston, Texas. 


REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Residents wait to be rescued from the flood waters of Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Residents wait to be rescued from the flood waters of Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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An injured man receives treatment after a suicide attack, inside a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan.


REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

An injured man receives treatment after a suicide attack, inside a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

An injured man receives treatment after a suicide attack, inside a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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A woman holds her dog as she arrives to high ground after evacuating her home due to floods caused by Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road in east Houston. 



REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman holds her dog as she arrives to high ground after evacuating her home due to floods caused by Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman holds her dog as she arrives to high ground after evacuating her home due to floods caused by Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Revellers play with fireworks during the annual "Corda" festival in the village of Paterna near Valencia, Spain. 


REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Revellers play with fireworks during the annual "Corda" festival in the village of Paterna near Valencia, Spain. REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Revellers play with fireworks during the annual "Corda" festival in the village of Paterna near Valencia, Spain. REUTERS/Heino Kalis
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Participants of "Charlottesville to D.C: The March to Confront White Supremacy" walk on Emmet Street N during a ten-day trek to the nation's capital from Charlottesville, Virginia. 


REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz

Participants of "Charlottesville to D.C: The March to Confront White Supremacy" walk on Emmet Street N during a ten-day trek to the nation's capital from Charlottesville, Virginia. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz

Participants of "Charlottesville to D.C: The March to Confront White Supremacy" walk on Emmet Street N during a ten-day trek to the nation's capital from Charlottesville, Virginia. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz
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Ali Ahmad, 4, sits at home after he survived a suicide attack at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. 


REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Ali Ahmad, 4, sits at home after he survived a suicide attack at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Ali Ahmad, 4, sits at home after he survived a suicide attack at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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French President Emmanuel Macron and his dog, a labrador crossed griffon named Nemo, leave at the Elysee Palace to greet a guest in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

French President Emmanuel Macron and his dog, a labrador crossed griffon named Nemo, leave at the Elysee Palace to greet a guest in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

French President Emmanuel Macron and his dog, a labrador crossed griffon named Nemo, leave at the Elysee Palace to greet a guest in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
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The ruins of the old town of Mansilla de la Sierra, normally submerged beneath the waters of the Mansilla reservoir, are revealed following a prolonged drought, in Rioja province, Spain. REUTERS/Vincent West

The ruins of the old town of Mansilla de la Sierra, normally submerged beneath the waters of the Mansilla reservoir, are revealed following a prolonged drought, in Rioja province, Spain. REUTERS/Vincent West

The ruins of the old town of Mansilla de la Sierra, normally submerged beneath the waters of the Mansilla reservoir, are revealed following a prolonged drought, in Rioja province, Spain. REUTERS/Vincent West
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Isiah Courtney and his one-year-old daughter Aubry wade through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Isiah Courtney and his one-year-old daughter Aubry wade through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Isiah Courtney and his one-year-old daughter Aubry wade through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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People gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Jamila market in Sadr City district of Baghdad, Iraq.

 REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

People gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Jamila market in Sadr City district of Baghdad, Iraq. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

People gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Jamila market in Sadr City district of Baghdad, Iraq. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili
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Evacuees are airlifted in a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter after flooding due to Hurricane Harvey inundated neighborhoods in Houston, Texas. 


U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland/via REUTERS

Evacuees are airlifted in a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter after flooding due to Hurricane Harvey inundated neighborhoods in Houston, Texas. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland/via REUTERS

Evacuees are airlifted in a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter after flooding due to Hurricane Harvey inundated neighborhoods in Houston, Texas. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland/via REUTERS
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Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to people as he attends the Suzuki World Judo Championship with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest, Hungary. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to people as he attends the Suzuki World Judo Championship with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest, Hungary. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to people as he attends the Suzuki World Judo Championship with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest, Hungary. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh
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Worshippers participate in a ritual of the African-Brazilian Candomble religion in Salvador, Brazil. 

REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Worshippers participate in a ritual of the African-Brazilian Candomble religion in Salvador, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Worshippers participate in a ritual of the African-Brazilian Candomble religion in Salvador, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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President Trump meets with Finland President Sauli Niinist� in the Oval Office at the White House. 



REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Trump meets with Finland President Sauli Niinist� in the Oval Office at the White House. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Trump meets with Finland President Sauli Niinist� in the Oval Office at the White House. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A man wades through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey while helping evacuate a boy in east Houston, Texas. 

REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man wades through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey while helping evacuate a boy in east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man wades through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey while helping evacuate a boy in east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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