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A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter holds his weapon in the town of Marea in northern Aleppo countryside, Syria. 


REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter holds his weapon in the town of Marea in northern Aleppo countryside, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter holds his weapon in the town of Marea in northern Aleppo countryside, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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North Korea's cheer squad wave the unification flag as Korea plays Switzerland at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. 

REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

North Korea's cheer squad wave the unification flag as Korea plays Switzerland at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

North Korea's cheer squad wave the unification flag as Korea plays Switzerland at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
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Members of rival teams fight with oranges during an annual carnival battle in the northern Italian town of Ivrea, Italy. 


REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Members of rival teams fight with oranges during an annual carnival battle in the northern Italian town of Ivrea, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Members of rival teams fight with oranges during an annual carnival battle in the northern Italian town of Ivrea, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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A part of a Saratov Airlines Antonov AN-148 plane that crashed after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo airport, is seen at the scene of the incident outside Moscow. 

REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A part of a Saratov Airlines Antonov AN-148 plane that crashed after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo airport, is seen at the scene of the incident outside Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A part of a Saratov Airlines Antonov AN-148 plane that crashed after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo airport, is seen at the scene of the incident outside Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Redmond Gerard of the U.S. competes in the Men's Snowboarding Slopestyle Finals.  


REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Redmond Gerard of the U.S. competes in the Men's Snowboarding Slopestyle Finals. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Redmond Gerard of the U.S. competes in the Men's Snowboarding Slopestyle Finals. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Passengers wait to board trains at Shanghai's Hongqiao Railway Station as the annual Spring Festival travel rush begins ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Passengers wait to board trains at Shanghai's Hongqiao Railway Station as the annual Spring Festival travel rush begins ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Passengers wait to board trains at Shanghai's Hongqiao Railway Station as the annual Spring Festival travel rush begins ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Brides display their hands decorated with henna around a bride as she poses for her own photographer during a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organizers, 70 Muslim couples took their wedding vows, in Ahmedabad, India. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Brides display their hands decorated with henna around a bride as she poses for her own photographer during a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organizers, 70 Muslim couples took their wedding vows, in Ahmedabad, India. REUTERS/Amit...more

Brides display their hands decorated with henna around a bride as she poses for her own photographer during a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organizers, 70 Muslim couples took their wedding vows, in Ahmedabad, India. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Israeli security forces examine the remains of an F-16 Israeli war plane near the Israeli village of Harduf. 

REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israeli security forces examine the remains of an F-16 Israeli war plane near the Israeli village of Harduf. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israeli security forces examine the remains of an F-16 Israeli war plane near the Israeli village of Harduf. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Model Gigi Hadid is prepared backstage before the Brandon Maxwell Fall/Winter 2018 collection presentation at New York Fashion Week. 

REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Model Gigi Hadid is prepared backstage before the Brandon Maxwell Fall/Winter 2018 collection presentation at New York Fashion Week. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Model Gigi Hadid is prepared backstage before the Brandon Maxwell Fall/Winter 2018 collection presentation at New York Fashion Week. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Gregor Deschwanden of Switzerland competes in the Men's Normal Hill Ski Jumping Individual Final at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.  

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Gregor Deschwanden of Switzerland competes in the Men's Normal Hill Ski Jumping Individual Final at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Gregor Deschwanden of Switzerland competes in the Men's Normal Hill Ski Jumping Individual Final at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Oval Office at the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Oval Office at the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Oval Office at the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Wasps' Dan Robson kicks upfield as Harlequins attempt to block in London. 


Action Images/Paul Childs

Wasps' Dan Robson kicks upfield as Harlequins attempt to block in London. Action Images/Paul Childs

Wasps' Dan Robson kicks upfield as Harlequins attempt to block in London. Action Images/Paul Childs
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Athletes in action during Women's Cross-Country Skiing at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Athletes in action during Women's Cross-Country Skiing at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Athletes in action during Women's Cross-Country Skiing at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A reveller from Mocidade samba school performs during the first night of the Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A reveller from Mocidade samba school performs during the first night of the Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A reveller from Mocidade samba school performs during the first night of the Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Britain's Prince Charles has his helmet adjusted after taking a ride on a Warrior Tracked Armoured Vehicle during a training exercise on a visit to The Mercian Regiment at their barracks in Bulford, Wiltshire, Britain. 


REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Britain's Prince Charles has his helmet adjusted after taking a ride on a Warrior Tracked Armoured Vehicle during a training exercise on a visit to The Mercian Regiment at their barracks in Bulford, Wiltshire, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Britain's Prince Charles has his helmet adjusted after taking a ride on a Warrior Tracked Armoured Vehicle during a training exercise on a visit to The Mercian Regiment at their barracks in Bulford, Wiltshire, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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Martin Johnsrud Sundby of Norway, Simen Hegstad Krueger of Norway and Hans Christer Holund of Norway react near Petr Knop of Czech Republic during the Men's 30km Skiathlon. 


REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Martin Johnsrud Sundby of Norway, Simen Hegstad Krueger of Norway and Hans Christer Holund of Norway react near Petr Knop of Czech Republic during the Men's 30km Skiathlon. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Martin Johnsrud Sundby of Norway, Simen Hegstad Krueger of Norway and Hans Christer Holund of Norway react near Petr Knop of Czech Republic during the Men's 30km Skiathlon. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Rescuers work at the site of a crashed bus in Hong Kong. 


China Daily via REUTERS

Rescuers work at the site of a crashed bus in Hong Kong. China Daily via REUTERS

Rescuers work at the site of a crashed bus in Hong Kong. China Daily via REUTERS
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Revellers from the Peruche Samba School take part in a carnival at Anhembi Sambadrome in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Revellers from the Peruche Samba School take part in a carnival at Anhembi Sambadrome in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Revellers from the Peruche Samba School take part in a carnival at Anhembi Sambadrome in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
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A checkpoint held by Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad is pictured in Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A checkpoint held by Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad is pictured in Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A checkpoint held by Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad is pictured in Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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David Gleirscher of Austria reacts after his run in the Men's Luge Singles at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

David Gleirscher of Austria reacts after his run in the Men's Luge Singles at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

David Gleirscher of Austria reacts after his run in the Men's Luge Singles at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Simen Hegstad Krueger of Norway reacts at the finish line of the Men's 30km Skiathlon. 


REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Simen Hegstad Krueger of Norway reacts at the finish line of the Men's 30km Skiathlon. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Simen Hegstad Krueger of Norway reacts at the finish line of the Men's 30km Skiathlon. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler
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Townswomen dressed as Lamia, with their faces painted white and eyes darkened, sing and dance on Carnival Sunday, in the Basque coastal town of Mundaka, northern Spain. The Lamia are Basque mythological creatures whose lower extremities are those of a duck or fish depending on their proximity to the sea, and whose favored activity is combing their long blonde hair with a golden comb. 

REUTERS/Vincent West

Townswomen dressed as Lamia, with their faces painted white and eyes darkened, sing and dance on Carnival Sunday, in the Basque coastal town of Mundaka, northern Spain. The Lamia are Basque mythological creatures whose lower extremities are those of...more

Townswomen dressed as Lamia, with their faces painted white and eyes darkened, sing and dance on Carnival Sunday, in the Basque coastal town of Mundaka, northern Spain. The Lamia are Basque mythological creatures whose lower extremities are those of a duck or fish depending on their proximity to the sea, and whose favored activity is combing their long blonde hair with a golden comb. REUTERS/Vincent West
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Sam Edney of Canada competes in the Men's Luge Singles Competition. 


REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Sam Edney of Canada competes in the Men's Luge Singles Competition. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Sam Edney of Canada competes in the Men's Luge Singles Competition. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Members of the 'Bloco da Lama' (Block of Mud) group perform on Jabaquara beach, during a carnival festivities in Paraty, Brazil. 

REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Members of the 'Bloco da Lama' (Block of Mud) group perform on Jabaquara beach, during a carnival festivities in Paraty, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Members of the 'Bloco da Lama' (Block of Mud) group perform on Jabaquara beach, during a carnival festivities in Paraty, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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