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The Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft carrying the crew of astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold of the U.S and crewmate Oleg Artemyev of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. 


REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

The Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft carrying the crew of astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold of the U.S and crewmate Oleg Artemyev of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan....more

The Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft carrying the crew of astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold of the U.S and crewmate Oleg Artemyev of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A dog looks over a house covered in ice by the coast at Faxe Bay, south of Copenhagen, Denmark. 


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A dog looks over a house covered in ice by the coast at Faxe Bay, south of Copenhagen, Denmark. Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS

A dog looks over a house covered in ice by the coast at Faxe Bay, south of Copenhagen, Denmark. Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS
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An attendant and a security officer stand at the entrance to the assembly hall during the fourth plenary session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

An attendant and a security officer stand at the entrance to the assembly hall during the fourth plenary session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

An attendant and a security officer stand at the entrance to the assembly hall during the fourth plenary session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Law enforcement personnel investigate the scene where the Texas bombing suspect blew himself up on the side of a highway north of Austin in Round Rock, Texas. 

REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Law enforcement personnel investigate the scene where the Texas bombing suspect blew himself up on the side of a highway north of Austin in Round Rock, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Law enforcement personnel investigate the scene where the Texas bombing suspect blew himself up on the side of a highway north of Austin in Round Rock, Texas. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A man swims as he collects recyclable items in the polluted water of the river Yamuna ahead of World Water Day, in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man swims as he collects recyclable items in the polluted water of the river Yamuna ahead of World Water Day, in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man swims as he collects recyclable items in the polluted water of the river Yamuna ahead of World Water Day, in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Some of the newly-released Dapchi schoolgirls are pictured in Jumbam village, Yobe State, Nigeria. 

REUTERS/Ola Lanre

Some of the newly-released Dapchi schoolgirls are pictured in Jumbam village, Yobe State, Nigeria. REUTERS/Ola Lanre

Some of the newly-released Dapchi schoolgirls are pictured in Jumbam village, Yobe State, Nigeria. REUTERS/Ola Lanre
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Moshe Haelion, a 93-year old Holocaust survivor, takes part in a memorial marking the 75th anniversary of the first deportation of Jews from Thessaloniki to Auschwitz, in Thessaloniki, Greece. 


REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

Moshe Haelion, a 93-year old Holocaust survivor, takes part in a memorial marking the 75th anniversary of the first deportation of Jews from Thessaloniki to Auschwitz, in Thessaloniki, Greece. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

Moshe Haelion, a 93-year old Holocaust survivor, takes part in a memorial marking the 75th anniversary of the first deportation of Jews from Thessaloniki to Auschwitz, in Thessaloniki, Greece. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives for the closing session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives for the closing session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives for the closing session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Penguins climb a mountain on Danco Island, Antarctica. 


REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Penguins climb a mountain on Danco Island, Antarctica. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Penguins climb a mountain on Danco Island, Antarctica. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A fireman sprays water at figures of a monument as it burns during the finale of the Fallas festival, which welcomes spring and commemorates Saint Joseph's Day, in Valencia. 


REUTERS/Heino Kalis

A fireman sprays water at figures of a monument as it burns during the finale of the Fallas festival, which welcomes spring and commemorates Saint Joseph's Day, in Valencia. REUTERS/Heino Kalis

A fireman sprays water at figures of a monument as it burns during the finale of the Fallas festival, which welcomes spring and commemorates Saint Joseph's Day, in Valencia. REUTERS/Heino Kalis
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Demonstrators react next to a drawing representing Rio de Janeiro city councillor Marielle Franco, who was shot dead in Rio de Janeiro, during a rally against her death. 

REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Demonstrators react next to a drawing representing Rio de Janeiro city councillor Marielle Franco, who was shot dead in Rio de Janeiro, during a rally against her death. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Demonstrators react next to a drawing representing Rio de Janeiro city councillor Marielle Franco, who was shot dead in Rio de Janeiro, during a rally against her death. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Brody Roybal of the U.S. and his teammates Josh Pauls and Joshua Misiewicz celebrate winning the gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics.  

REUTERS/Carl Recine

Brody Roybal of the U.S. and his teammates Josh Pauls and Joshua Misiewicz celebrate winning the gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics. REUTERS/Carl Recine

Brody Roybal of the U.S. and his teammates Josh Pauls and Joshua Misiewicz celebrate winning the gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics. REUTERS/Carl Recine
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Iraqi Kurdish people carry fire torches up a mountain, as they celebrate Newroz Day, a festival marking their spring and new year, in the town of Akra, Iraq. 


REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Iraqi Kurdish people carry fire torches up a mountain, as they celebrate Newroz Day, a festival marking their spring and new year, in the town of Akra, Iraq. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Iraqi Kurdish people carry fire torches up a mountain, as they celebrate Newroz Day, a festival marking their spring and new year, in the town of Akra, Iraq. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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A man carries children's coloured plastic balls on his motorcycle in Delhi, India. 

REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A man carries children's coloured plastic balls on his motorcycle in Delhi, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A man carries children's coloured plastic balls on his motorcycle in Delhi, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A voter casting a ballot at polling station number 216 (L) and approaching a box before casting a ballot at polling station number 217, during Sunday's presidential election in Ust-Djeguta, Russia. The voter, asked by a Reuters reporter why he was voting for a second time, ignored the question and walked away. 


REUTERS/Staff

A voter casting a ballot at polling station number 216 (L) and approaching a box before casting a ballot at polling station number 217, during Sunday's presidential election in Ust-Djeguta, Russia. The voter, asked by a Reuters reporter why he was...more

A voter casting a ballot at polling station number 216 (L) and approaching a box before casting a ballot at polling station number 217, during Sunday's presidential election in Ust-Djeguta, Russia. The voter, asked by a Reuters reporter why he was voting for a second time, ignored the question and walked away. REUTERS/Staff
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Congolese families, who fled ethnic fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo on a boat across Lake Albert, sit in a bus upon arrival at United Nations High Commission for Refugees settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. 


REUTERS/James Akena

Congolese families, who fled ethnic fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo on a boat across Lake Albert, sit in a bus upon arrival at United Nations High Commission for Refugees settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena

Congolese families, who fled ethnic fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo on a boat across Lake Albert, sit in a bus upon arrival at United Nations High Commission for Refugees settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena
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Kosovo opposition politicians release tear gas in parliament to obstruct a session in Pristina, Kosovo. REUTERS/Laura Hasani

Kosovo opposition politicians release tear gas in parliament to obstruct a session in Pristina, Kosovo. REUTERS/Laura Hasani

Kosovo opposition politicians release tear gas in parliament to obstruct a session in Pristina, Kosovo. REUTERS/Laura Hasani
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Cast member Jeff Goldblum arrives for a screening of 'Isle of Dogs' in New York. 


REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Cast member Jeff Goldblum arrives for a screening of 'Isle of Dogs' in New York. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Cast member Jeff Goldblum arrives for a screening of 'Isle of Dogs' in New York. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Women dressed in traditional costumes ride motorbikes as they attend celebrations to mark the Gudi Padwa festival, the beginning of the New Year for Maharashtrians, in Mumbai, India. 


REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Women dressed in traditional costumes ride motorbikes as they attend celebrations to mark the Gudi Padwa festival, the beginning of the New Year for Maharashtrians, in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Women dressed in traditional costumes ride motorbikes as they attend celebrations to mark the Gudi Padwa festival, the beginning of the New Year for Maharashtrians, in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A park visitor wrapped in a Brazilian flag stands above a natural rock window known as "The Leap from Garimpo" and looks at the Salto do Rio Preto waterfall, in Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park in Alto Paraiso, Brazil. 


REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A park visitor wrapped in a Brazilian flag stands above a natural rock window known as "The Leap from Garimpo" and looks at the Salto do Rio Preto waterfall, in Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park in Alto Paraiso, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A park visitor wrapped in a Brazilian flag stands above a natural rock window known as "The Leap from Garimpo" and looks at the Salto do Rio Preto waterfall, in Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park in Alto Paraiso, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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