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McLaren's Fernando Alonso and Sauber's Charles Leclerc crash at the first corner of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix. 

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McLaren's Fernando Alonso and Sauber's Charles Leclerc crash at the first corner of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

McLaren's Fernando Alonso and Sauber's Charles Leclerc crash at the first corner of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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Couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Centre in Gapyeong, South Korea. 


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Couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Centre in Gapyeong, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Couples attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Centre in Gapyeong, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Pope Francis prays in front of a candle lit to remember victims of abuse by the church, inside St Mary's Pro Cathedral during his visit to Dublin, Ireland. 


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Pope Francis prays in front of a candle lit to remember victims of abuse by the church, inside St Mary's Pro Cathedral during his visit to Dublin, Ireland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/Pool

Pope Francis prays in front of a candle lit to remember victims of abuse by the church, inside St Mary's Pro Cathedral during his visit to Dublin, Ireland. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/Pool
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A woman reacts to a swarm of bees in New York's Times Square. 


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A woman reacts to a swarm of bees in New York's Times Square. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A woman reacts to a swarm of bees in New York's Times Square. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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U.S. President Donald Trump sits behind his desk as he announces a bilateral trade agreement with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at the White House. 


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U.S. President Donald Trump sits behind his desk as he announces a bilateral trade agreement with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at the White House. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Donald Trump sits behind his desk as he announces a bilateral trade agreement with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at the White House. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A Maasai boy bites a bull's heart during an initiation into an age group ceremony near the town of Bisil, Kajiado county, Kenya. 


REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Maasai boy bites a bull's heart during an initiation into an age group ceremony near the town of Bisil, Kajiado county, Kenya. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Maasai boy bites a bull's heart during an initiation into an age group ceremony near the town of Bisil, Kajiado county, Kenya. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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North and South Korean separated family members react as they bid farewell to each other on the last day of a reunion at Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea. 



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North and South Korean separated family members react as they bid farewell to each other on the last day of a reunion at Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea. Yonhap via REUTERS

North and South Korean separated family members react as they bid farewell to each other on the last day of a reunion at Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea. Yonhap via REUTERS
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Palestinian demonstrators hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the border fence between Israel and Gaza, in the southern Gaza Strip. 


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Palestinian demonstrators hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the border fence between Israel and Gaza, in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinian demonstrators hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the border fence between Israel and Gaza, in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Revellers take part in the Notting Hill Carnival in London. 

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Revellers take part in the Notting Hill Carnival in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Revellers take part in the Notting Hill Carnival in London. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Chen Aisen and Yang Hao of China in action during the men's synchronized 10m platform diving at the Asian Games. 


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Chen Aisen and Yang Hao of China in action during the men's synchronized 10m platform diving at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Cathal Mcnaughton

Chen Aisen and Yang Hao of China in action during the men's synchronized 10m platform diving at the Asian Games. REUTERS/Cathal Mcnaughton
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Cindy McCain, wife of U.S. Senator John McCain, touches his casket during a memorial service at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona. 


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Cindy McCain, wife of U.S. Senator John McCain, touches his casket during a memorial service at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona. Ross D. Franklin/Pool via REUTERS

Cindy McCain, wife of U.S. Senator John McCain, touches his casket during a memorial service at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona. Ross D. Franklin/Pool via REUTERS
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Dogs and their owner take part in the Underdog 2018 beach race in Banjol, Croatia.


REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Dogs and their owner take part in the Underdog 2018 beach race in Banjol, Croatia. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Dogs and their owner take part in the Underdog 2018 beach race in Banjol, Croatia. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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Extreme Vespa enthusiasts drive their bike near the site of a weekend festival for extreme Vespas in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. 



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Extreme Vespa enthusiasts drive their bike near the site of a weekend festival for extreme Vespas in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Extreme Vespa enthusiasts drive their bike near the site of a weekend festival for extreme Vespas in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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A reveller plays with tomato pulp during the annual Tomatina festival in Bunol, near Valencia, Spain. 


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A reveller plays with tomato pulp during the annual Tomatina festival in Bunol, near Valencia, Spain. REUTERS/Heino Kalis

A reveller plays with tomato pulp during the annual Tomatina festival in Bunol, near Valencia, Spain. REUTERS/Heino Kalis
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Giant Panda Yang Yang holds a brush behind pictures she painted at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria. One hundred of her works will be sold online for 490 euros each, to fund a picture book about the Vienna zoo's pandas. 
 

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Giant Panda Yang Yang holds a brush behind pictures she painted at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria. One hundred of her works will be sold online for 490 euros each, to fund a picture book about the Vienna zoo's pandas. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter...more

Giant Panda Yang Yang holds a brush behind pictures she painted at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria. One hundred of her works will be sold online for 490 euros each, to fund a picture book about the Vienna zoo's pandas. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Smoke rises from the Eleftherios Venizelos ferry as a firefighting vessel tries to extinguish a fire on the ferry, at the port of Piraeus, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Smoke rises from the Eleftherios Venizelos ferry as a firefighting vessel tries to extinguish a fire on the ferry, at the port of Piraeus, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Smoke rises from the Eleftherios Venizelos ferry as a firefighting vessel tries to extinguish a fire on the ferry, at the port of Piraeus, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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The body of the late singer Aretha Franklin lies in state at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for two days of public viewing in Detroit, Michigan. 



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The body of the late singer Aretha Franklin lies in state at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for two days of public viewing in Detroit, Michigan. Paul Sancya/ Pool via REUTERS

The body of the late singer Aretha Franklin lies in state at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for two days of public viewing in Detroit, Michigan. Paul Sancya/ Pool via REUTERS
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Top-seeded Halep of Romania smashes her racket during her loss to Kaia Kanepi on day one of the U.S. Open. 


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Top-seeded Halep of Romania smashes her racket during her loss to Kaia Kanepi on day one of the U.S. Open. Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

Top-seeded Halep of Romania smashes her racket during her loss to Kaia Kanepi on day one of the U.S. Open. Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports
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Army members mourn during the burial of Brazilian soldier Marcus Vinicius Viana Ribeiro, who was shot dead during an operation against drug gangs in Alemao slum complex, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Army members mourn during the burial of Brazilian soldier Marcus Vinicius Viana Ribeiro, who was shot dead during an operation against drug gangs in Alemao slum complex, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Army members mourn during the burial of Brazilian soldier Marcus Vinicius Viana Ribeiro, who was shot dead during an operation against drug gangs in Alemao slum complex, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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A competitor takes part in the World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Waen Rhydd peat bog at Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

A competitor takes part in the World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Waen Rhydd peat bog at Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

A competitor takes part in the World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Waen Rhydd peat bog at Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden
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Spectators watch during the International Military Orchestra Music Festival Spasskaya Tower in Moscow's Red Square. 

REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Spectators watch during the International Military Orchestra Music Festival Spasskaya Tower in Moscow's Red Square. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Spectators watch during the International Military Orchestra Music Festival Spasskaya Tower in Moscow's Red Square. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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People rest on the Black Sea beach during sunset in the village of Vitino, Crimea. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

People rest on the Black Sea beach during sunset in the village of Vitino, Crimea. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov

People rest on the Black Sea beach during sunset in the village of Vitino, Crimea. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov
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