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90 Of The World’s Best Press Photographs Of The Year 2016


People dressed as Stormtroopers from the Star Wars franchise of films pose on the Millennium Bridge to promote the latest release in the series, “Rogue One”, on December 15, 2016 in London, England. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is the first of three standalone spin-off films and is due for released in the UK today. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)


Cars drive under a rainbow near Bad Langensalza, Germany, Wednesday, November 2, 2016. (Photo by Jens Meyer/AP Photo)


Flames whipped by strong winds burn though a hillside before destroying camper vans during the Blue Cut Fire in San Bernardino County, California, U.S. August 17, 2016. (Photo by Patrick T. Fallon/Reuters)


A young child lies in a bucket to be weighed by nurses in Bangui, Central African Republic, on February 11, 2016. The United Nations World Food Program estimates that nearly half the country – 2.5 million people – are facing hunger as more than two years of violence have severely disrupted the country’s agriculture and health care sectors. (Photo by Jerome Delay/AP Photo)


In this underwater picture a woman floats in a swimming pool during a summer day in Madrid, Spain, August 28, 2016. (Photo by Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP Photo)


Rescue teams continue their operations in the rubble of the largely destroyed Lazio mountain village of Amatrice, Italy, 01 September 2016. A devastating 6.0 magnitude earthquake early morning of 24 August left a total of 293 dead, according to official sources. (Photo by Alessandro Di Meo/EPA)


Soliders involved in the coup attempt surrender on Bosphorus bridge on July 16, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul’s bridges across the Bosphorus, the strait separating the European and Asian sides of the city, have been closed to traffic. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced an army coup attempt, that has left atleast 90 dead 1154 injured in overnight clashes in Istanbul and Ankara. (Photo by Gokhan Tan/Getty Images)


Smoke rises from a burned out grove of trees at the Blue Cut wildfire in Wrightwood, California on August 17, 2016. A rapidly spreading fire raging east of Los Angeles forced the evacuation of more than 82,000 people as the governor of California declared a state of emergency. (Photo by Jonathan Alcorn/AFP Photo)


A designated protest area is seen before republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at the Savannah Center in West Chester, Ohio on Sunday March 13, 2016. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)


This handout photo released by Solar Impulse 2 shows the solar powered plane, piloted by Swiss pioneer André Borschberg, during the flyover of the pyramids of Giza on July 13, 2016 prior to landing in Cairo, Egypt. The 16th leg of the round-the-world-trip from Seville in Spain covered a distance of 3,700 kilometers and took almost 49 hours. The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Cairo on July 13, 2016 for the penultimate stop in the solar-powered plane’s world tour, two days after setting off from Spain. The 16th leg of the round-the-world-trip from Seville in Spain covered a distance of 3,700 kilometers and took almost 49 hours. (Photo by Jean Revillard/AFP Photo/Solar Impulse 2)


The flash of an exploding stunt grenade is seen while an University of Witwatersrand student jumps on a falling policeman while another policeman discharged his rubber bullet loaded rifle during a running battle with the police forces on campus during a mass demonstration on October 4, 2016 in Johannesburg. South African police fired rubber bullets, stun grenades and teargas at student protesters in Johannesburg as authorities tried to re-open the prestigious Wits University after weeks of demonstrations. The university, along with many campuses across South Africa, has been closed for at least two weeks during protests over tuition fees, with violent clashes regularly erupting between students, police and private security guards. (Photo by Marco Longari/AFP Photo)


Authorities investigate a truck after it plowed through Bastille Day revelers in the French resort city of Nice, France, Thursday, July 14, 2016. France was ravaged by its third attack in two years when a large white truck mowed through revelers gathered for Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, killing at dozens of people as it bore down on the crowd for more than a mile along the Riviera city’s famed seaside promenade. (Photo by Sasha Goldsmith via AP Photo)


Justin Nelzen, in red vest, joins others as they work to rescue up to 70 horses along Cypresswood Drive near Humble along Cypress Creek, Monday, April 18, 2016, in Houston. More than a foot of rain fell Monday in parts of Houston, submerging scores of subdivisions and several major interstate highways, forcing the closure of schools and knocking out power to thousands of residents who were urged to shelter in place. (Photo by Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP Photo)


SpaceX Falcon 9 launches from Cape Canaveral, as seen from Woodside park in Viera, Fla., Monday, July 18, 2016. (Photo by Tim Shortt/Florida Today via AP Photo)


Thai people cry after Royal Palace’s announcement outside Siriraj Hospital where King Bhumibol Adulyadej was being treated, in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, October 13, 2016. Thailand’s Royal Palace said King Bhumibol, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, has died at age 88. (Photo by Sakchai Lalit/AP Photo)


Officers shoot gas, stun grenades, and pepper spray at demonstrators blocking I-94 near the Dale St. exit during a protest for Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minn. on Saturday July 09, 2016. Philando Castile was shot and killed after a traffic stop by police in Falcon Heights, Wednesday night. A video shot by Diamond Reynolds of the shooting went viral. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)


President Barack Obama shakes hands with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, November 10, 2016. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)


Dakeria Anderson, 9, protests with the help of her sisters D’liyah, 6, and D’anyriah, 8, across the street from the Triple S market where Alton Sterling wash shot and killed in Baton Rouge, LA, on July 11, 2016. The girls father, Dewayne Anderson said that he had been protesting since the beginning and the girls wanted to know what it was all about. The other side of the sign reads: no justice no peace. (Photo by Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post)


A “creuseur”, or digger, descends into a tunnel at the mine in Kawama, Democratic Republic of Congo on June 8, 2016. The cobalt that is extracted is sold to a Chinese company, CDM, that is a direct supplier to Apple and Samsung. Cobalt is used in the batteries for electric cars and mobile phones. Working conditions are dangerous with no safety equipment or structural support for the tunnels. The diggers are paid on average US$2-3/day. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post)


Officers with the Metropolitan Police Department’s 6th District work a shooting scene in northeast Washington DC on August 27, 2016. A woman, center, was shot in her right leg at the Kenilworth Parkside apartment complex. Police recruitment numbers are down in the District and departments throughout the country. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post)


Nakeyja Cade bathes her three children in boiled bottled water after her one-year-old daughter Zariyah Cade (center left) had a blood test scoring high in lead content in Flint, MI on March 1, 2016. The working single mother of three says Zariyah started having seizures months after she was born and believes that the lead in the water is responsible. Her 3-yr-old son was tested and his levels are not as high. She has yet to test her 50year-old daughter and herself. After trying three different water filters, water in the house is testing high for lead. The City of Flint, through a series of maneuvers, went from using drinking water from Detroit to water from the Flint river. The Flint river water has now been shown to contain trihalomethanes, a chlorine byproduct linked to cancer and other diseases. A study by the Hurley Medical Center stated the proportion of infants and children had an extremely above-average levels of lead in their blood which had nearly doubled since the city switched its water source. (Photo by Linda Davidson/The Washington Post)


The Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, NMAAHC, sits near the Washington Monument on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, in Washington, DC. The Museum will open to the public September 24 of this year, 2016. (Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)


Hillary Clinton celebrates on stage after accepting the Presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 28, 2016. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post)


President Barack Obama with does the tango with a dancer during the State Dinner at the Centro Cultural Kirchner, Wednesday, March 23, 2016, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo)


Heavy rain pours as the body of a man killed by unidentified gunmen riding motorcycles is left in a narrow alley in Manila, Philippines early October 11, 2016. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)


Boys play with a ball in front of oilfields burned by Islamic State fighters in Qayyara, south of Mosul, Iraq November 23, 2016. (Photo by Goran Tomasevic/Reuters)


Fighters of Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire a rocket at Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya, August 4, 2016. (Photo by Goran Tomasevic/Reuters)


Men evacuate a girl from a site hit by an airstrike in the rebel-held Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria November 7, 2016. (Photo by Bassam Khabieh/Reuters)


The Soyuz TMA-19M capsule carrying NASA’s Jeff Williams, and Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka descends beneath a parachute near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on September 7, 2016. The record-setting American and two Russians landed safely back on Earth after a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station. (Photo by Maxim Shipenkov/Pool Photo via AP Photo)


A horseman jumps over a bonfire in the Spanish central village of San Bartolome de Pinares in the province of Avila, Castile and Leon, during the opening of the traditional religious festival “Luminarias” in honour of San Antonio Abad (Saint Anthony), patron saint of animals, on January 16, 2016. (Photo by Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP Photo)


A woman with “Fidel” written on her forehand wails after joining thousands of other Cubans who lined the famous Malecon seaside boulevard to pay their respects as to former Cuban President Fidel Castro’s remains began their journey across the country November 30, 2016 in Havana, Cuba. The revolutionary leader who brought commmunism to his island nation in 1959, Fidel Castro died November 25 at the age 90 years old. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)


Turkish Coast Guard personnel help refugees as they swim with buoys, after they toppled over a fishermen dinghy en route to Greece on January 22, 2016 in Didim district of Aydin, Turkey. 4 refugees body including 3 children pulled out of the water as Turkish coast guard personnel rescued 43 others. (Photo by Emin Menguarslan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)


Malaysian school children wearing glasses with special filters watch the partial solar esclipse at the National Planetarium in Kuala Lumpur on March 9, 2016. A total solar eclipse swept across the vast Indonesian archipelago on March 9, witnessed by tens of thousands of sky gazers and marked by parties, Muslim prayers and tribal rituals. Partial eclipses were also visible over other parts of Asia and Australia. (Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP Photo)


Northern Lights seen near the town of Salekhard, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia on April 08, 2016. (Photo by Sergey Anisimov/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)


A dirty thunderstorm occurs over Mount Sakurajima as the volcano erupts violently at 12:03 am on July 26, 2016 in Tarumizu, Kagoshima, Japan. The eruption occurred at the mountain’s Showa crater. This is the first time that the active volcano in southern Kyushu has spewed out a smokestack that high since an eruption on August 18, 2013, according to the Kagoshima Meteorological Office. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)


Fireworks explode over Maracana stadium with the Mangueira “favela” community in the foreground during opening ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games commenced tonight at the iconic stadium. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)


Satellites, planes and comets transit across the night sky under stars that appear to rotate above Corfe Castle on August 12, 2016 in Corfe Castle, United Kingdom. The Perseids meteor shower occurs every year when the Earth passes through the cloud of debris left by Comet Swift-Tuttle, and appear to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the north eastern sky. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)


Aerial view photo shows tourists visiting on the glass-bottom bridge at Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon on August 20, 2016 in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province of China. The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon’s glass-bottomed bridge welcame its trial operation on Saturday and about 8,000 tourists crowded to view the grand glass bridge. Stretching 430 meters long and 6 meters wide, hovering over a 300-meter-deep valley between two cliffs in the canyon area, the much-awaited “world’s highest and longest” glass-bottomed bridge has already set world records for its architecture and construction. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)


One-year-old female giant panda cub Nuan Nuan reacts inside her enclosure during joint birthday celebrations for the panda and its ten-year-old mother Liang Liang at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2016. Giant pandas Liang Liang, aged 10, and her Malaysian-born cub Nuan Nuan, 1, were born on August 23, 2006 and August 18, 2015 respectivetly. (Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP Photo)


A boy pauses on his bike as he passes an oil field that was set on fire by retreating ISIS fighters ahead of the Mosul offensive, on October 21, 2016 in Qayyarah, Iraq. Several hundred Iraqi families have been made to leave their homes for Mosul by Islamic State fighters as the UN warns they could be used as human shields. ISIS have attacked Kirkuk today as Kurdish and Iraqi forces, backed by a coalition including Britain and the U.S.A continue their offensive to retake Iraq’s second largest city of Mosul. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)


A woman walks past one of the murals in Mitchel Lane on October 26, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. The murals have been appearing across the city for a since 2008 with new ones appearing on a regular bases rejuvenating bare walls revitalising tired corners of Glasgow. Now a new Mural Trail has been devised with a huge range of them on display within a short walking distance from the city centre. (Photo by Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)


A man cuts wood to prepare charcoal with wood that was left over from damaged trees from Hurricane Matthew in the village of Damassin, in the commune of Coteaux, in the southwestern Haiti, on November 3, 2016. At least 546 people were killed when Hurricane Matthew roared ashore one month ago, on October 4, packing winds of 145 miles (230 kilometers) per hour. (Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP Photo)


Activists dressed as foxes participate in the demonstration for the day without fur on November 15, 2016 in front of Sejm in Warsaw, Poland. During the demonstration, signatures were collected under the petition to create awareness for animals being killed for fur. (Photo by Darek Majewski/Gallo Images Poland/Getty Images)


People watch as fireworks explode over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 1, 2016. (Photo by Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)


A woman reacts while walking among the ruins of damaged buildings following heavy fighting between government troops and Kurdish fighters, on March 2, 2016 in the southeastern Turkey Kurdish town of Cizre, near the border with Syria and Iraq. Thousands in Turkey’s Kurdish-majority town of Cizre started returning to their homes today after authorities partially lifted a curfew in place since December for a controversial military operation to root out separatist rebels. (Photo by Yasin Akgul/AFP Photo)


Children play at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece, March 29, 2016. (Photo by Marko Djurica/Reuters)


A man holds his head in his hands as he sits among bed frames burned by a fire which tore through a refugee camp in Diavata, northern Greece, on April 20, 2016, threatening the lives of over 2,300 people who live there. More than a dozen tents were destroyed in the blaze. Police said at least two people were taken to a hospital suffering from smoke inhalation. (Photo by Sakis Mitrolidis/AFP Photo)


Aerial view taken on May 12, 2016 shows cars driving on the winding L401 country road past rapeseed fields near Nienstedt close to Bad Muender am Deister, central Germany. (Photo by Julian Stratenschulte/AFP Photo/DPA)


Young people lay wreaths during a service to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the battle of the Somme at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Memorial on July 1, 2016 in Thiepval, France. The event is part of the Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Thiepval Memorial in Thiepval, France, where 70,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers with no known grave are commemorated. (Photo by Gareth Fuller – Pool/Getty Images)


In this handout provided by NASA, the Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome with Expedition 48-49 crewmembers Kate Rubins of NASA, Anatoly Ivanishin of Roscosmos and Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) onboard, Thursday, July 7, 2016 , Kazakh time (July 6 Eastern time), Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Rubins, Ivanishin, and Onishi will spend approximately four months on the orbital complex, returning to Earth in October. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)


A tribute is laid on a bench where a person was killed on the Promenade des Anglais on July 17, 2016 in Nice, France. Six people believed to be linked to the man who killed 84 people in Nice are in police custody according to a statement by the Paris prosecutor’s office after a French-Tunisian attacker killed 84 as he drove a lorry through crowds, gathered to watch a firework display during Bastille Day Celebrations. The attacker then opened fire on people in the crowd before being shot dead by police. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)


Syrian men carrying babies make their way through the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held Salihin neighbourhood of the northern city of Aleppo, on September 11, 2016. Air strikes have killed dozens in rebel-held parts of Syria as the opposition considers whether to join a US-Russia truce deal due to take effect on September 12. (Photo by Ameer Alhalbi/AFP Photo)


A vehicle and a motorcycle amke their way through a flooded road after Typhoon Meranti hit on September 15, 2016 in Fuzhou, Fujian Province of China. Typhoon Meranti made landfall in Xiamen at 3:05 a.m on Thursday and caused damage in Fujian. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)


Members of the colla “Vella de Valls” build a human tower during the 26th Tarragona Competition on October 2, 2016 in Tarragona, Spain. The ‘Castellers’ who build the human towers with precise techniques compete in groups, know as “colles”, at local festivals with aim to build the highest and most complex human tower. The Catalan tradition is believed to have originated from human towers built at the end of the 18th century by dance groups and is part of the Catalan culture. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)


An Indian man get his face smeared with colors as he takes part in Holi celebrations in Chennai on March 24, 2016. The Hindu festival of Holi, or the “Festival of Colours” heralds the arrival of spring and the end of winter. (Photo by Arun Sankar/AFP Photo)


Tourists sitting in the ice buckets eat peppers in the fountain during a competition at Song Dynasty Town on July 20, 2016 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. As the ground temperature reached 40 degrees Celsius in Hangzhou, tourists competed eating peppers while sitting in the ice buckets to feel hot and cool at the same time in the Song Dynasty Town scenic area. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)


A couple dance at sunrise on October 6, 2016 on the Trocadero plaza, in front of the Eiffel towerin Paris. (Photo by Ludovic Marin/AFP Photo)


A passerby photographs a mural showing U.S. President-elect Donald Trump (R) blowing marijuana smoke into the mouth of Russian President Vladimir Putin on the wall of a bar-b-que restaurant on November 23, 2016 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Many people in the three Baltic nations of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are concerned that Russia, because Trump has expressed both admiration for Putin and doubt over defending NATO member states, will be emboldened to intervene militarily in the Baltics. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)


A school pupil kicks a ball during a sports lesson at a school in Mogadishu on December 6, 2016. (Photo by Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP Photo)


This photo taken on February 13, 2016 shows Oleg Melnik, wearing a wire helmet, getting electrical discharges of Tesla coil inside a Faraday cage at the Elemento Science Museum in Minsk. (Photo by Sergei Gapon/AFP Photo)


Members of the Ukrainian national guard “Azov” regiment and activists of the Azov civil corp take part in a protest against local elections in pro-Russian rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine under the Minsk peace agreement, in Kiev, Ukraine, May 20, 2016. (Photo by Gleb Garanich/Reuters)


Zookeepers hold up a large net barricade to capture a zoo staff member dressed as a zebra at Ueno Zoo on February 2, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. In the drill simulating the scenario that a zebra escaped in case of disaster, the Ueno Zoo workers, local police and emergency workers practiced evacuating the guests and capturing the zookeepers dressed in zebra costume. (Photo by Christopher Jue/Getty Images)


Fishermen resting in their Shikara boat are silhouetted against the setting sun Shikara at the Dal lake on May 03, 2016 Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India. Kashmir the Muslim majority state , is known as the “Paradise on Earth” and has for centuries captured the imagination of many writers, poets and film makers and is integral to the tourist trade. Kashmir has been a contested land between nuclear neighbors India and Pakistan since 1947, the year both the countries attained freedom from the British rule. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)


A full moon rises behind Glastonbury Tor as people gather to celebrate the summer solstice on June 20, 2016 in Somerset, England. Tonight’s strawberry moon, a name given to the full moon in June by Native Americans because it marks the beginning of strawberry picking season, last occurred on the solstice on June 22, 1967 and it will not happen again on the summer solstice for another 46 years until June 21, 2062. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)


Members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla dance during a cultural event held at their encampment in Llanos del Yari, Caqueta department, Colombia, on September 21, 2016. After 52 years of armed conflict, FARC rebels open what leaders hope will be their last conference as a guerrilla army, where they are due to vote on a historic peace deal with the Colombian government. (Photo by Luis Acosta/AFP Photo)


One of the 33 Lions enjoys his new enclosure at the Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary’, on May 01, 2016 in Vaalwater, South Africa. A total of 33 former circus Lions, 22 males and 11 females from Peru and Columbia were airlifted to South Africa yesterday, before being released today to live out their lives on the private reserve in the Limpopo Province. 24 of the animals were rescued in raids on circuses operating in Peru, with the rest voluntarily surrendered by a circus in Colombia after Colombias Congress passed a bill prohibiting circuses from using wild animals. The trip has been coordinated by the animal rights group Animal Defenders International. The animals have been released into small open areas with natural vegetation, something that many of the animals have never experienced before. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)


Firefighters continue removing rubble near the bell tower in Amatrice, central Italy on August 30, 2016 Italy. Italy was struck by a powerful, 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the night of August 24, 2016, which has killed at least 293 people and devastated dozens of houses in the Lazio village of Pescara del Tronto, Accumoli and Amatrice. (Photo by Stefano Montesi/Corbis via Getty Images)


Omran, a 4-year-old Syrian boy covered in dust and blood, sits in an ambulance after being rescued from the rubble of a building hit by an airstrike in the rebel-held Qaterji neighborhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, August 17, 2016. (Photo by Mahmound Rslan/AFP Photo)


A woman looks across as a gay parade participant poses for pictures during the Madrid Gay Pride parade in Madrid, Spain, July 2, 2016. (Photo by Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP Photo)


An Iranian swimming in Urmia Lake near Urmia, northwestern Iran, August 26, 2016. Hopes for survival of Urmia salt lake were revived after more rains boosted a government program aimed at preserving the almost dried-up water body. (Photo by Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo)


In this photo provided by Georgian Public Broadcaster and photographed by Ketevan Kardava two women wounded in Brussels Airport in Brussels, Belgium, after explosions were heard Tuesday, March 22, 2016. A developing situation left at least one person and possibly more dead in explosions that ripped through the departure hall at Brussels airport Tuesday, police said. All flights were canceled, arriving planes were being diverted and Belgium’s terror alert level was raised to maximum, officials said. (Photo by Ketevan Kardava/ Georgian Public Broadcaster via AP Photo)


A car bomb explodes next to an Iraqi special forces armored vehicle as they advance toward territory held by the Islamic State group in Mosul, Iraq, on November 16, 2016. (Photo by Felipe Dana/AP Photo)


The image of a face appears as hundreds of military troops holding mosaic cards raise them in a wave, during a review of the troops that will march in the Independence Day parade, in Mexico City, September 14, 2016. (Photo by Rebecca Blackwell/AP Photo)


Rescuers search for survivors from a collapsed building in Tainan, southern Taiwan, February 7, 2016. At least eight people were killed and hundreds injured when a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan. (Photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA)


Dense smoke over Lithi village from a wildfire on Chios island, Greece, July 25, 2016. The fire burned about 13.5 square miles of forest and farm land. Over 90 percent of the mastic trees were destroyed. (Photo by Kostas Koyrgias/EPA )


Spanish soldiers of the 7th Airborne Light Infantry Brigade “Galicia” fire a howitzer Light Gun L118 during maneuvers with other units in preparation to NATO’s Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) in Zaragoza, Spain, April 19, 2016. (Photo by Javier Cebollada/EPA)


A so-called Silvesterchlaus (New Year Clause) holds on to his hat during heavy winds on his way in Waldstatt, Switzerland, January 13, 2016, to offer his best wishes for the New Year (following the Julian calendar) to the farmers in this region. (Photo by Gian Ehrenzeller/EPA )


A Prairie Dog rodent native to North America, dressed in her best dress as she pauses while being chased by her owner, during a pet show special event called Prairie’s Got Talent, at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, held February 27, 2016. (Photo by Barbara Walton/EPA)


A Nenets rides a sled during a reindeer race on the Reindeer Herders’ Day in the city of Nadym, in Yamal-Nenets Region, about 1,550 miles northeast of Moscow, Russia, on March 28, 2016. (Photo by Sergey Anisimov/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)


Migrants, most of them from Eritrea, jump into the water from a crowded wooden boat as they are helped by members of an NGO during a rescue operation in the Mediterranean sea, north of Sabratha, Libya, Monday, August 29, 2016. (Photo by Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo)


Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels and supporters help push a vehicle stuck in mud at their camp in the remote Yari plains where the peace accord was ratified by the FARC on September 25, 2016, in El Diamante, Colombia. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)


In this aerial image, Aso Ohashi Bridge is washed away by a landslide on April 16, 2016, in Minamiaso, Kumamoto, Japan. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)


High school students wait for the urn with the ashes of Cuban leader Fidel Castro to drive through Santa Clara on December 1, 2016, during its four-day journey across the island for the burial in Santiago de Cuba. (Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP Photo)


A giant poster of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stands in the backyard of a supporter in West Des Moines, Iowa, on January 28, 2016. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)


A woman mourns the loss of her husband, who was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Manila, Philippines, on July 23, 2016. (Photo by Noel Celis/AFP Photo)


Iraqi families, displaced by the ongoing operation by Iraqi forces against jihadists of the Islamic State group to retake the city of Mosul, are seen near Qayyarah, south of Mosul, on October 29, 2016. (Photo by Bulent Kilica/AFP Photo)


Syrian men remove a victim from the rubble of a building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo, on September 10, 2016. (Photo by Ameer Alhalbi/AFP Photo)


Duane Ehmer rides his horse Hellboy at the occupied Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on the sixth day of the occupation of the federal building in Burns, Oregon, on January 7, 2016. (Photo by Rob Kerr/AFP Photo)


A man identified as Mevlut Mert Altintas shouts after shooting Andrei Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, at a photo gallery in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, December 19, 2016. Shouting “Don’t forget Aleppo! Don’t forget Syria!” Altintas fatally shot Karlov in front of stunned onlookers at a photo exhibit. (Photo by Burhan Ozbilici/AP Photo)

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