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Workers hold a tranquilized rhino after it was dehorned in an effort to deter the poaching of one of the world's endangered species, at a farm outside Klerksdorp, in the north west province, South Africa. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Workers hold a tranquilized rhino after it was dehorned in an effort to deter the poaching of one of the world's endangered species, at a farm outside Klerksdorp, in the north west province, South Africa. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Workers hold a tranquilized rhino after it was dehorned in an effort to deter the poaching of one of the world's endangered species, at a farm outside Klerksdorp, in the north west province, South Africa. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) gather with the Iraqi army on the outskirts of Tal Afar, Iraq. REUTERS/Stringer

Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) gather with the Iraqi army on the outskirts of Tal Afar, Iraq. REUTERS/Stringer

Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) gather with the Iraqi army on the outskirts of Tal Afar, Iraq. REUTERS/Stringer
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A Sikh man performs with a burning camphor tablet on his tongue during celebrations to mark the 413th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib, the religious book of Sikhs, in Amritsar, India. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

A Sikh man performs with a burning camphor tablet on his tongue during celebrations to mark the 413th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib, the religious book of Sikhs, in Amritsar, India. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

A Sikh man performs with a burning camphor tablet on his tongue during celebrations to mark the 413th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib, the religious book of Sikhs, in Amritsar, India. REUTERS/Munish Sharma
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel opens the world's largest computer games fair Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

German Chancellor Angela Merkel opens the world's largest computer games fair Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

German Chancellor Angela Merkel opens the world's largest computer games fair Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay
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A religious statue slumps to the side after an earthquake hit the island of Ischia, near Naples, Italy. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca

A religious statue slumps to the side after an earthquake hit the island of Ischia, near Naples, Italy. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca

A religious statue slumps to the side after an earthquake hit the island of Ischia, near Naples, Italy. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca
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The Oval Office of the White House is seen after a renovation in Washington. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

The Oval Office of the White House is seen after a renovation in Washington. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

The Oval Office of the White House is seen after a renovation in Washington. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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President Donald Trump is saluted as he boards Air Force One before departing for Arizona from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump is saluted as he boards Air Force One before departing for Arizona from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump is saluted as he boards Air Force One before departing for Arizona from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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People watch the robot "Teo Tronico", designed by Matteo Suzzi, play piano and sing popular songs at the 2017 World Robot Conference in Beijing, China. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People watch the robot "Teo Tronico", designed by Matteo Suzzi, play piano and sing popular songs at the 2017 World Robot Conference in Beijing, China. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People watch the robot "Teo Tronico", designed by Matteo Suzzi, play piano and sing popular songs at the 2017 World Robot Conference in Beijing, China. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A jet plane flies by the total solar eclipse in Guernsey, Wyoming. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A jet plane flies by the total solar eclipse in Guernsey, Wyoming. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A jet plane flies by the total solar eclipse in Guernsey, Wyoming. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Guests react to the total eclipse in the football stadium at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. 

REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Guests react to the total eclipse in the football stadium at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Guests react to the total eclipse in the football stadium at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision, in Singapore waters. 

REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision, in Singapore waters. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision, in Singapore waters. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
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Without his protective glasses on, U.S. President Donald Trump looks up towards the solar eclipse while viewing with his wife Melania and son Barron at the White House. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Without his protective glasses on, U.S. President Donald Trump looks up towards the solar eclipse while viewing with his wife Melania and son Barron at the White House. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Without his protective glasses on, U.S. President Donald Trump looks up towards the solar eclipse while viewing with his wife Melania and son Barron at the White House. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A composite image of 21 separate photographs taken with a single fixed camera shows the solar eclipse as it creates the effect of a diamond ring at totality as seen from Clingmans Dome, which at 6,643 feet (2,025m) is the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A composite image of 21 separate photographs taken with a single fixed camera shows the solar eclipse as it creates the effect of a diamond ring at totality as seen from Clingmans Dome, which at 6,643 feet (2,025m) is the highest point in the Great...more

A composite image of 21 separate photographs taken with a single fixed camera shows the solar eclipse as it creates the effect of a diamond ring at totality as seen from Clingmans Dome, which at 6,643 feet (2,025m) is the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Workers remove Confederate Postmaster General John Reagan statue from the south mall of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. REUTERS/Stephen Spillman

Workers remove Confederate Postmaster General John Reagan statue from the south mall of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. REUTERS/Stephen Spillman

Workers remove Confederate Postmaster General John Reagan statue from the south mall of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. REUTERS/Stephen Spillman
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A pregnant mother and her one-and-a-half-year-old daughter Amanda, who stated they were from Haiti, are watched by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers as they prepare to cross the U.S.-Canada border into Hemmingford, Quebec, Canada, from Champlain in New York. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

A pregnant mother and her one-and-a-half-year-old daughter Amanda, who stated they were from Haiti, are watched by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers as they prepare to cross the U.S.-Canada border into Hemmingford, Quebec, Canada,...more

A pregnant mother and her one-and-a-half-year-old daughter Amanda, who stated they were from Haiti, are watched by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers as they prepare to cross the U.S.-Canada border into Hemmingford, Quebec, Canada, from Champlain in New York. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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A dog and a cat receive treatment at Shanghai TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Neurology and Acupuncture Animal Health Center, which specialises in acupuncture and moxibustion treatment for animals, in Shanghai, China. 


REUTERS/Aly Song

A dog and a cat receive treatment at Shanghai TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Neurology and Acupuncture Animal Health Center, which specialises in acupuncture and moxibustion treatment for animals, in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song

A dog and a cat receive treatment at Shanghai TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Neurology and Acupuncture Animal Health Center, which specialises in acupuncture and moxibustion treatment for animals, in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Palestinian fisherman Jihad al-Soltan displays a message that was written by Bethany Wright and her boyfriend Zac Marriner, after he found it in a bottle off a Gaza beach, in Gaza. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinian fisherman Jihad al-Soltan displays a message that was written by Bethany Wright and her boyfriend Zac Marriner, after he found it in a bottle off a Gaza beach, in Gaza. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Palestinian fisherman Jihad al-Soltan displays a message that was written by Bethany Wright and her boyfriend Zac Marriner, after he found it in a bottle off a Gaza beach, in Gaza. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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The sun is obscured by the moon during a solar eclipse as seen from an Alaska Airlines commercial jet at 40,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Depoe Bay, Oregon.

 REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

The sun is obscured by the moon during a solar eclipse as seen from an Alaska Airlines commercial jet at 40,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Depoe Bay, Oregon. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

The sun is obscured by the moon during a solar eclipse as seen from an Alaska Airlines commercial jet at 40,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Depoe Bay, Oregon. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
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Armed Forces members patrol, as residents watch, during an operation against organized crime in Manguinhos slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Armed Forces members patrol, as residents watch, during an operation against organized crime in Manguinhos slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Armed Forces members patrol, as residents watch, during an operation against organized crime in Manguinhos slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A woman walks past South Korean soldiers as they look on during an anti-terror drill as part of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise in Seoul, South Korea. 

REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A woman walks past South Korean soldiers as they look on during an anti-terror drill as part of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise in Seoul, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A woman walks past South Korean soldiers as they look on during an anti-terror drill as part of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise in Seoul, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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The 'Big Ben' bell chimes for the last time in four years ahead of restoration work on the Elizabeth Tower, which houses the Great Clock and the 'Big Ben' bell, at the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain. 

REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

The 'Big Ben' bell chimes for the last time in four years ahead of restoration work on the Elizabeth Tower, which houses the Great Clock and the 'Big Ben' bell, at the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

The 'Big Ben' bell chimes for the last time in four years ahead of restoration work on the Elizabeth Tower, which houses the Great Clock and the 'Big Ben' bell, at the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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The umbra, the moon's shadow, over the United States from space is seen from the International Space Station from outer space. 

Courtesy @Space_Station/Intl. Space Station

The umbra, the moon's shadow, over the United States from space is seen from the International Space Station from outer space. Courtesy @Space_Station/Intl. Space Station

The umbra, the moon's shadow, over the United States from space is seen from the International Space Station from outer space. Courtesy @Space_Station/Intl. Space Station
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Lightning bolt is seen above a residential neighborhood during rain in Karachi, Pakistan. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Lightning bolt is seen above a residential neighborhood during rain in Karachi, Pakistan. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Lightning bolt is seen above a residential neighborhood during rain in Karachi, Pakistan. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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A boy uses a banana raft to transport his books in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India. 


REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A boy uses a banana raft to transport his books in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A boy uses a banana raft to transport his books in Jakhalabandha area in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Middle school freshmen take part in a military training in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. 


REUTERS/Stringer

Middle school freshmen take part in a military training in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

Middle school freshmen take part in a military training in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer
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Enthusiasts watch a total solar eclipse while standing atop Carroll Rim Trail at Painted Hills, a unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, near Mitchell, Oregon. 

REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Enthusiasts watch a total solar eclipse while standing atop Carroll Rim Trail at Painted Hills, a unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, near Mitchell, Oregon. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Enthusiasts watch a total solar eclipse while standing atop Carroll Rim Trail at Painted Hills, a unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, near Mitchell, Oregon. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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People watch the solar eclipse from the flight deck of the Naval museum ship U.S.S. Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. 

REUTERS/Randall Hill

People watch the solar eclipse from the flight deck of the Naval museum ship U.S.S. Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill

People watch the solar eclipse from the flight deck of the Naval museum ship U.S.S. Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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A member of Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT) rappels down during an anti-terror drill as a part of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise in Goyang, South Korea. 

REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A member of Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT) rappels down during an anti-terror drill as a part of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise in Goyang, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A member of Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT) rappels down during an anti-terror drill as a part of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise in Goyang, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A child is seen on a balcony after being forcibly removed from a building where they had been living, in central Rome, Italy. 

REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A child is seen on a balcony after being forcibly removed from a building where they had been living, in central Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A child is seen on a balcony after being forcibly removed from a building where they had been living, in central Rome, Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
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Smoke rises from burning incense sticks as a woman prays inside the shrine of Muslim Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Smoke rises from burning incense sticks as a woman prays inside the shrine of Muslim Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Smoke rises from burning incense sticks as a woman prays inside the shrine of Muslim Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Two men react at an impromptu memorial where a van crashed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain. 

REUTERS/Susana Vera

Two men react at an impromptu memorial where a van crashed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Two men react at an impromptu memorial where a van crashed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A summer storm is seen approaching at sunset over the Temple of Parthenon atop the ancient Acropolis hill in central Athens. 

REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A summer storm is seen approaching at sunset over the Temple of Parthenon atop the ancient Acropolis hill in central Athens. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A summer storm is seen approaching at sunset over the Temple of Parthenon atop the ancient Acropolis hill in central Athens. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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