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Anti-extradition bill protesters march to demand democracy and political reforms, in Hong Kong, August 18. Hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters march to demand democracy and political reforms, in Hong Kong, August 18. Hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully, marking a change to what have often been violent...more

Anti-extradition bill protesters march to demand democracy and political reforms, in Hong Kong, August 18. Hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Reed Elliotte, 9, stands in the back of the room in a U.S. flag outfit with his mother Larrietta, listening to President Trump address the AMVETS American Veterans convention in Louisville, Kentucky, August 21. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Reed Elliotte, 9, stands in the back of the room in a U.S. flag outfit with his mother Larrietta, listening to President Trump address the AMVETS American Veterans convention in Louisville, Kentucky, August 21. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Reed Elliotte, 9, stands in the back of the room in a U.S. flag outfit with his mother Larrietta, listening to President Trump address the AMVETS American Veterans convention in Louisville, Kentucky, August 21. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Migrants jump off the Spanish rescue ship Open Arms, close to the Italian shore in Lampedusa, Italy, August 20. Tensions rose on the rescue ship stranded off southern Italy as 10 of the migrants aboard jumped into the sea and tried to swim ashore, according to the Spanish charity that operates the vessel. The ship had been at sea for 19 days with almost 100 migrants onboard, asking permission to bring them ashore, despite an Italian ban on private rescue ships docking. The ship docked in Lampedusa later in the day, ending a prolonged stand-off between the Spanish charity and the government in Rome. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Migrants jump off the Spanish rescue ship Open Arms, close to the Italian shore in Lampedusa, Italy, August 20. Tensions rose on the rescue ship stranded off southern Italy as 10 of the migrants aboard jumped into the sea and tried to swim ashore,...more

Migrants jump off the Spanish rescue ship Open Arms, close to the Italian shore in Lampedusa, Italy, August 20. Tensions rose on the rescue ship stranded off southern Italy as 10 of the migrants aboard jumped into the sea and tried to swim ashore, according to the Spanish charity that operates the vessel. The ship had been at sea for 19 days with almost 100 migrants onboard, asking permission to bring them ashore, despite an Italian ban on private rescue ships docking. The ship docked in Lampedusa later in the day, ending a prolonged stand-off between the Spanish charity and the government in Rome. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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Antonio Basco cries next to the coffin containing the body of his wife Margie Reckard, murdered during the mass shooting at the Walmart store, during her wake in El Paso, Texas. Reckard had children from a previous relationship, but her husband, who had no other family in El Paso, feared that few would attend his beloved wife's service. He reached out to a funeral home and asked them to invite the El Paso community. The response was overwhelming, prompting the funeral home to move the service to a larger venue. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Antonio Basco cries next to the coffin containing the body of his wife Margie Reckard, murdered during the mass shooting at the Walmart store, during her wake in El Paso, Texas. Reckard had children from a previous relationship, but her husband, who...more

Antonio Basco cries next to the coffin containing the body of his wife Margie Reckard, murdered during the mass shooting at the Walmart store, during her wake in El Paso, Texas. Reckard had children from a previous relationship, but her husband, who had no other family in El Paso, feared that few would attend his beloved wife's service. He reached out to a funeral home and asked them to invite the El Paso community. The response was overwhelming, prompting the funeral home to move the service to a larger venue. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds sit on the tarmac while a helicopter picks up a downed pilot amid a pyrotechnics simulation during a Vietnam War reenactment at the Sioux Falls Airshow in South Dakota, August 18. Courtesy Duane Duimstra/U.S. Air National Guard

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds sit on the tarmac while a helicopter picks up a downed pilot amid a pyrotechnics simulation during a Vietnam War reenactment at the Sioux Falls Airshow in South Dakota, August 18. Courtesy Duane Duimstra/U.S. Air National...more

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds sit on the tarmac while a helicopter picks up a downed pilot amid a pyrotechnics simulation during a Vietnam War reenactment at the Sioux Falls Airshow in South Dakota, August 18. Courtesy Duane Duimstra/U.S. Air National Guard
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President Trump pats his bicep and pumps his fist at the end of his rally with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire, August 15. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump pats his bicep and pumps his fist at the end of his rally with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire, August 15. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Trump pats his bicep and pumps his fist at the end of his rally with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire, August 15. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A man carries a wounded person to the hospital after a blast in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, August 19. A series of 14 bombings struck restaurants, markets and public squares in the eastern Afghan city, wounding at least 123 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of its independence. REUTERS/Parwiz

A man carries a wounded person to the hospital after a blast in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, August 19. A series of 14 bombings struck restaurants, markets and public squares in the eastern Afghan city, wounding at least 123 people, officials said, as the...more

A man carries a wounded person to the hospital after a blast in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, August 19. A series of 14 bombings struck restaurants, markets and public squares in the eastern Afghan city, wounding at least 123 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of its independence. REUTERS/Parwiz
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Smoke billows during a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil, August 17. Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Smoke billows during a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil, August 17. Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's...more

Smoke billows during a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Humaita, Amazonas State, Brazil, August 17. Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Turkish police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators during a protest against the ousting of three Kurdish mayors five months after they were elected, in Diyarbakir, Turkey, August 19. Ankara replaced the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party mayors with state officials and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links in a step sharply criticized by opposition parties. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

Turkish police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators during a protest against the ousting of three Kurdish mayors five months after they were elected, in Diyarbakir, Turkey, August 19. Ankara replaced the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party...more

Turkish police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators during a protest against the ousting of three Kurdish mayors five months after they were elected, in Diyarbakir, Turkey, August 19. Ankara replaced the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party mayors with state officials and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links in a step sharply criticized by opposition parties. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar
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Protesters face riot police inside the Yuen Long MTR station in Yuen Long, New Territories, Hong Kong, August 2. Thousands of Hong Kong residents protested at a suburban subway station that was attacked by a mob of suspected triad gang members last month, angry that nobody has yet been prosecuted for the violence. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Protesters face riot police inside the Yuen Long MTR station in Yuen Long, New Territories, Hong Kong, August 2. Thousands of Hong Kong residents protested at a suburban subway station that was attacked by a mob of suspected triad gang members last...more

Protesters face riot police inside the Yuen Long MTR station in Yuen Long, New Territories, Hong Kong, August 2. Thousands of Hong Kong residents protested at a suburban subway station that was attacked by a mob of suspected triad gang members last month, angry that nobody has yet been prosecuted for the violence. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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American professor Joyce Hope Scott, from Boston, stands at the 'Door of No Return' as she visits the 'Maison Des Esclaves' slaves house, a gathering point where slaves were shipped west in the 1700s and 1800s, at Goree Island off the coast of Dakar, Senegal. Scott said: "The legacy of slavery has not yet ended. Racism, racial discrimination, poverty, dispossession, oppression have not ended with the actual event of slavery (ending) itself. So even if we didn't want to remember, we are forced to because it is around us every day." The 400-year anniversary of the first slave boat to arrive in America from Africa has caused a rush of interest in heritage tourism in West Africa, as ancestors go back to ancient sites to delve into a dark and often hidden past. Picture taken July 7. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

American professor Joyce Hope Scott, from Boston, stands at the 'Door of No Return' as she visits the 'Maison Des Esclaves' slaves house, a gathering point where slaves were shipped west in the 1700s and 1800s, at Goree Island off the coast of Dakar,...more

American professor Joyce Hope Scott, from Boston, stands at the 'Door of No Return' as she visits the 'Maison Des Esclaves' slaves house, a gathering point where slaves were shipped west in the 1700s and 1800s, at Goree Island off the coast of Dakar, Senegal. Scott said: "The legacy of slavery has not yet ended. Racism, racial discrimination, poverty, dispossession, oppression have not ended with the actual event of slavery (ending) itself. So even if we didn't want to remember, we are forced to because it is around us every day." The 400-year anniversary of the first slave boat to arrive in America from Africa has caused a rush of interest in heritage tourism in West Africa, as ancestors go back to ancient sites to delve into a dark and often hidden past. Picture taken July 7. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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Drops of dew sit on a spider web in the early morning mist in Los Angeles, California, August 19. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Drops of dew sit on a spider web in the early morning mist in Los Angeles, California, August 19. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Drops of dew sit on a spider web in the early morning mist in Los Angeles, California, August 19. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Carlos Santana performs at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, at the original site of the Woodstock Festival on the 50th anniversary, in Bethel, New York, August 17. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Carlos Santana performs at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, at the original site of the Woodstock Festival on the 50th anniversary, in Bethel, New York, August 17. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Carlos Santana performs at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, at the original site of the Woodstock Festival on the 50th anniversary, in Bethel, New York, August 17. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders dives for the ball during a baseball game between his staff, "The Revolutionaries," and the Leaders Believers Achievers Foundation at the "Field of Dreams" movie site in Dyersville, Iowa, August 19. REUTERS/Al Drago

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders dives for the ball during a baseball game between his staff, "The Revolutionaries," and the Leaders Believers Achievers Foundation at the "Field of Dreams" movie site in Dyersville, Iowa, August...more

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders dives for the ball during a baseball game between his staff, "The Revolutionaries," and the Leaders Believers Achievers Foundation at the "Field of Dreams" movie site in Dyersville, Iowa, August 19. REUTERS/Al Drago
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Vitor Mazara, 29, walks on a highline attached to a 14-story unfinished building in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, August 18. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Vitor Mazara, 29, walks on a highline attached to a 14-story unfinished building in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, August 18. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Vitor Mazara, 29, walks on a highline attached to a 14-story unfinished building in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, August 18. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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A girl reacts next to Pope Francis as he leads the weekly general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, August 21.  Francis allowed the girl suffering from an undisclosed illness to move around undisturbed clapping and dancing on the stage for most of his general audience, delighting the crowd. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

A girl reacts next to Pope Francis as he leads the weekly general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, August 21. Francis allowed the girl suffering from an undisclosed illness to move around undisturbed clapping and dancing on the stage for...more

A girl reacts next to Pope Francis as he leads the weekly general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, August 21. Francis allowed the girl suffering from an undisclosed illness to move around undisturbed clapping and dancing on the stage for most of his general audience, delighting the crowd. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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Counter-protesters spray string on a demonstrator after a Proud Boys rally in Portland, Oregon, August 17. Police in Portland arrested at least 13 people as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to keep the two sides apart. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Counter-protesters spray string on a demonstrator after a Proud Boys rally in Portland, Oregon, August 17. Police in Portland arrested at least 13 people as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters...more

Counter-protesters spray string on a demonstrator after a Proud Boys rally in Portland, Oregon, August 17. Police in Portland arrested at least 13 people as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to keep the two sides apart. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
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A migrant child stands inside a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico. Picture taken July 20. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A migrant child stands inside a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico. Picture taken July 20. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A migrant child stands inside a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico. Picture taken July 20. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Air Force One is reflected on the rain-soaked tarmac following the return of President Trump, at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, August 21. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Air Force One is reflected on the rain-soaked tarmac following the return of President Trump, at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, August 21. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Air Force One is reflected on the rain-soaked tarmac following the return of President Trump, at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, August 21. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is flipped by New England Patriots strong safety Duron Harmon as he scores on a two-point conversion during the first half at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee, August 17. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is flipped by New England Patriots strong safety Duron Harmon as he scores on a two-point conversion during the first half at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee, August 17. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA...more

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is flipped by New England Patriots strong safety Duron Harmon as he scores on a two-point conversion during the first half at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee, August 17. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
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Evelyn Hernandez, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for a suspected abortion, embraces her lawyer Bertha Deleon after being absolved at a hearing in Ciudad Delgado, El Salvador, August 19. Hernandez, 21, was exonerated in a closely watched retrial after an earlier judgment found her guilty of killing her stillborn son and sentenced her to 30 years in prison in the overwhelmingly Roman Catholic and evangelical country. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Evelyn Hernandez, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for a suspected abortion, embraces her lawyer Bertha Deleon after being absolved at a hearing in Ciudad Delgado, El Salvador, August 19. Hernandez, 21, was exonerated in a closely watched...more

Evelyn Hernandez, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for a suspected abortion, embraces her lawyer Bertha Deleon after being absolved at a hearing in Ciudad Delgado, El Salvador, August 19. Hernandez, 21, was exonerated in a closely watched retrial after an earlier judgment found her guilty of killing her stillborn son and sentenced her to 30 years in prison in the overwhelmingly Roman Catholic and evangelical country. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, previously named Grace 1, sails after the Supreme Court of the British territory lifted its detention order, in the Strait of Gibraltar, Spain, August 19. The tanker was detained by Gibraltar after British forces seized it in July on suspicion of breaking sanctions on Syria, but it was released on August 18. The United States wants to detain it again on the grounds it has links to Iran's Revolutionary Guards, which it deems a terrorist organisation. Picture taken with long exposure. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, previously named Grace 1, sails after the Supreme Court of the British territory lifted its detention order, in the Strait of Gibraltar, Spain, August 19. The tanker was detained by Gibraltar after British forces...more

Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, previously named Grace 1, sails after the Supreme Court of the British territory lifted its detention order, in the Strait of Gibraltar, Spain, August 19. The tanker was detained by Gibraltar after British forces seized it in July on suspicion of breaking sanctions on Syria, but it was released on August 18. The United States wants to detain it again on the grounds it has links to Iran's Revolutionary Guards, which it deems a terrorist organisation. Picture taken with long exposure. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Members of the 'Light of the World' congregation pray for their leader Joaquin Garcia, who was arrested in California and charged with crimes, in Guadalajara, Mexico, August 14. The head of the Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on charges that included human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Members of the 'Light of the World' congregation pray for their leader Joaquin Garcia, who was arrested in California and charged with crimes, in Guadalajara, Mexico, August 14. The head of the Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million...more

Members of the 'Light of the World' congregation pray for their leader Joaquin Garcia, who was arrested in California and charged with crimes, in Guadalajara, Mexico, August 14. The head of the Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on charges that included human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza
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A photographer react as a demonstrator throws colored powder during a protest called 'They Don't Protect Me, They Rape Me' to demand safety in their city and justice for two teenage girls who were allegedly raped by police officers in Mexico City, August 16. REUTERS/Luis Cortes

A photographer react as a demonstrator throws colored powder during a protest called 'They Don't Protect Me, They Rape Me' to demand safety in their city and justice for two teenage girls who were allegedly raped by police officers in Mexico City,...more

A photographer react as a demonstrator throws colored powder during a protest called 'They Don't Protect Me, They Rape Me' to demand safety in their city and justice for two teenage girls who were allegedly raped by police officers in Mexico City, August 16. REUTERS/Luis Cortes
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Firefighter Pinyo Pukpinyo, known as 'snake wrangler', shows a copperhead rat snake that he caught, at a fire station in Bangkok, Thailand, August 7. Bangkok firefighters spend more time catching snakes than putting out fires, with more than 100 snake encroachments a day in recent months, compared to just one or two fires, city data shows. Pukpinyo has caught about 10,000 snakes in 16 years. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Firefighter Pinyo Pukpinyo, known as 'snake wrangler', shows a copperhead rat snake that he caught, at a fire station in Bangkok, Thailand, August 7. Bangkok firefighters spend more time catching snakes than putting out fires, with more than 100...more

Firefighter Pinyo Pukpinyo, known as 'snake wrangler', shows a copperhead rat snake that he caught, at a fire station in Bangkok, Thailand, August 7. Bangkok firefighters spend more time catching snakes than putting out fires, with more than 100 snake encroachments a day in recent months, compared to just one or two fires, city data shows. Pukpinyo has caught about 10,000 snakes in 16 years. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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