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Adin Chistian (16), student of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, embraces his mother Denyse, next to the crosses and Stars of David placed in front of the fence of the school to commemorate the victims of a shooting, in Parkland, Florida. 


REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Adin Chistian (16), student of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, embraces his mother Denyse, next to the crosses and Stars of David placed in front of the fence of the school to commemorate the victims of a shooting, in Parkland, Florida....more

Adin Chistian (16), student of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, embraces his mother Denyse, next to the crosses and Stars of David placed in front of the fence of the school to commemorate the victims of a shooting, in Parkland, Florida. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Tiril Sjaastad Christiansen of Norway competes in the freestyle skiing slopestyle competition. 


REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Tiril Sjaastad Christiansen of Norway competes in the freestyle skiing slopestyle competition. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Tiril Sjaastad Christiansen of Norway competes in the freestyle skiing slopestyle competition. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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A model presents a creation from the Gucci Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week. 


REUTERS/Tony Gentile

A model presents a creation from the Gucci Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

A model presents a creation from the Gucci Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Jessica Diggins of the U.S reacts as she crosses the finish line to win ahead of Stina Nilsson of Sweden in the cross-country skiing team sprint in Pyeongchang.



REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Jessica Diggins of the U.S reacts as she crosses the finish line to win ahead of Stina Nilsson of Sweden in the cross-country skiing team sprint in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Jessica Diggins of the U.S reacts as she crosses the finish line to win ahead of Stina Nilsson of Sweden in the cross-country skiing team sprint in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Ash from Mount Sinabung volcano rises to an approximate height of 5,000 meters during an eruption as seen from Brastagi town in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. 


Antara Foto/Tibta Peranginangin/ via REUTERS

Ash from Mount Sinabung volcano rises to an approximate height of 5,000 meters during an eruption as seen from Brastagi town in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Antara Foto/Tibta Peranginangin/ via REUTERS

Ash from Mount Sinabung volcano rises to an approximate height of 5,000 meters during an eruption as seen from Brastagi town in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Antara Foto/Tibta Peranginangin/ via REUTERS
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North Korean cheerleaders perform near the Medals Plaza in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 


REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

North Korean cheerleaders perform near the Medals Plaza in Pyeongchang, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

North Korean cheerleaders perform near the Medals Plaza in Pyeongchang, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Two revellers are seen amid flare smoke as they celebrate Ash Monday by participating in a colorful flour war, a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until the Orthodox Easter, in the port town of Galaxidi, Greece. 


REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Two revellers are seen amid flare smoke as they celebrate Ash Monday by participating in a colorful flour war, a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until the Orthodox Easter, in the...more

Two revellers are seen amid flare smoke as they celebrate Ash Monday by participating in a colorful flour war, a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until the Orthodox Easter, in the port town of Galaxidi, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A U.S. Marine drinks the blood of a cobra during a jungle survival exercise as part of the Cobra Gold 2018 (CG18) joint military exercise, at a military base in Chonburi province, Thailand. 



REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A U.S. Marine drinks the blood of a cobra during a jungle survival exercise as part of the Cobra Gold 2018 (CG18) joint military exercise, at a military base in Chonburi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A U.S. Marine drinks the blood of a cobra during a jungle survival exercise as part of the Cobra Gold 2018 (CG18) joint military exercise, at a military base in Chonburi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Nathan Chen of the U.S. performs in the men single skating short program competition in Pyeongchang.


REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Nathan Chen of the U.S. performs in the men single skating short program competition in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Nathan Chen of the U.S. performs in the men single skating short program competition in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Sand blows across a normally submerged area at Theewaterskloof dam near Cape Town, South Africa. The dam, which supplies most of Cape Town's potable water, is currently dangerously low as the city faces 'Day Zero', the point at which taps will be shut down across the city. 


REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Sand blows across a normally submerged area at Theewaterskloof dam near Cape Town, South Africa. The dam, which supplies most of Cape Town's potable water, is currently dangerously low as the city faces 'Day Zero', the point at which taps will be...more

Sand blows across a normally submerged area at Theewaterskloof dam near Cape Town, South Africa. The dam, which supplies most of Cape Town's potable water, is currently dangerously low as the city faces 'Day Zero', the point at which taps will be shut down across the city. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
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Israeli scientists participate in an experiment simulating a mission to Mars, at the D-MARS Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station project of Israel's Space Agency, Ministry of Science, near Mitzpe Ramon, Israel.


 REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israeli scientists participate in an experiment simulating a mission to Mars, at the D-MARS Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station project of Israel's Space Agency, Ministry of Science, near Mitzpe Ramon, Israel. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israeli scientists participate in an experiment simulating a mission to Mars, at the D-MARS Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station project of Israel's Space Agency, Ministry of Science, near Mitzpe Ramon, Israel. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Nico Walther, Kevin Kuske, Christian Poser and Eric Franke of Germany train in the men's 4-man bobsleigh. 

REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Nico Walther, Kevin Kuske, Christian Poser and Eric Franke of Germany train in the men's 4-man bobsleigh. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Nico Walther, Kevin Kuske, Christian Poser and Eric Franke of Germany train in the men's 4-man bobsleigh. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Clement Noel of France competes in the alpine skiing slalom in Pyeongchang. Picture taken with multiple exposure. 

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Clement Noel of France competes in the alpine skiing slalom in Pyeongchang. Picture taken with multiple exposure. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Clement Noel of France competes in the alpine skiing slalom in Pyeongchang. Picture taken with multiple exposure. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Queen Elizabeth sits next to Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour as they view Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design as she visits London Fashion Week. 


REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool

Queen Elizabeth sits next to Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour as they view Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design as she visits London Fashion Week. REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool

Queen Elizabeth sits next to Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour as they view Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design as she visits London Fashion Week. REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool
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Kenya Wildlife Service rangers load a tranquillized elephant onto a truck during a translocation exercise to Ithumba Camp in Tsavo East National Park, in Solio Ranch in Nyeri County, Kenya. 


REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers load a tranquillized elephant onto a truck during a translocation exercise to Ithumba Camp in Tsavo East National Park, in Solio Ranch in Nyeri County, Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers load a tranquillized elephant onto a truck during a translocation exercise to Ithumba Camp in Tsavo East National Park, in Solio Ranch in Nyeri County, Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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Syria Civil Defence members help an unconscious woman from a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria. 


REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Syria Civil Defence members help an unconscious woman from a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Syria Civil Defence members help an unconscious woman from a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Clemens Millauer of Austria in the snow during the snowboarding big air qualifications in Pyeongchang.


REUTERS/Toby Melville

Clemens Millauer of Austria in the snow during the snowboarding big air qualifications in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Clemens Millauer of Austria in the snow during the snowboarding big air qualifications in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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President Donald Trump holds his prepared questions as he hosts a listening session with high school students and teachers to discuss school safety at the White House. 



REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump holds his prepared questions as he hosts a listening session with high school students and teachers to discuss school safety at the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump holds his prepared questions as he hosts a listening session with high school students and teachers to discuss school safety at the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Athletes compete in the women's bobsleigh finals in Pyeongchang. 


REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Athletes compete in the women's bobsleigh finals in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Athletes compete in the women's bobsleigh finals in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Paul Berg of Germany competes with Lukas Pachner of Austria, Mick Dierdorff of the U.S. Jonathan Cheever of the U.S. and Regino Hernandez of Spain during the men's snowboard cross. 


REUTERS/Mike Blake

Paul Berg of Germany competes with Lukas Pachner of Austria, Mick Dierdorff of the U.S. Jonathan Cheever of the U.S. and Regino Hernandez of Spain during the men's snowboard cross. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Paul Berg of Germany competes with Lukas Pachner of Austria, Mick Dierdorff of the U.S. Jonathan Cheever of the U.S. and Regino Hernandez of Spain during the men's snowboard cross. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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