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Fireworks light the sky over Copacabana beach duringNew Year's Eve celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Geovane Silva holds his son Gustavo Henrique, who has Microcephaly,at the Oswaldo Cruz Hospital in Recife, Brazil, on Jan. 26.
Duane Ehmer rides his horse at the occupied Malheur National Wildlife Refuge during the occupation of the federal building in Burns, Ore., on Jan. 7.
Audience member Robin Roy (center) reacts as presidential candidate.Donald Trump greets her at a campaign rally in Lowell, Mass., on Jan 4.
A Syrian woman takes shelter with her children in an iron box duringa rainfall on the Greek deserted island of Pasas near Chios, on Jan. 20.
A woman leaves flowers beneath a mural ofDavid Bowie in Brixton on Jan. 11 in London, England.
A woman decorates a snowman in Times Square as all cars but emergency vehicles are banned from driving on Jan. 23 in New York City.
A giant poster of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trumpstands in the backyard of a supporter in West Des Moines on Jan. 28.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets voters outside ofa polling station at Fairgrounds Junior High School on Feb. 9, in Nashua.
Lawmakers of the ruling parties vote (front) as opposition lawmakers throw tear gas during a session at Kosovo's parliament in Kosovo, on Feb. 19.
Afghan migrants without permission hoping to cross the border between Greece and Macedonia, gather at a fence, near Gevgelija, the FormerYugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Feb. 23.
Waves crash over Newhaven Lighthouse on the south coastof England on Feb. 8 as the latest storm hits the country.
Rescuers search for survivors from a collapsed building following a6.4 magnitude earthquake in Tainan City, southern Taiwan, on Feb. 7.
People pay tribute to the many people killed and injured in multipleterrorists attacks across Brussels at Place de la Bourse on March 24.
A boy stands among tents during a foggy morning at a makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border on March 8 where thousands of refugees and migrants are trapped by the Balkan border blockade.
Nidhi Chaphekar, a 40-year-old Jet Airways flight attendant from Mumbai, right, and another unidentified woman are shown after being wounded in the Brussels Airport after explosions rocked the Belgium airport on March 22.
An armed pro-Russian militant holds her position inside a damaged schoolat the Zaytseve village in the Donetsk area, Ukraine, on March 14.
Maryoly Gamez of Venezuela battles for the ball against Victoria Rios of Uruguay during the International Women's Rugby Sevens - Aquece Rio Test Event for the Rio 2016 on March 6 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Refugees warm themselves at the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in northern Greece, on March 10.
Migrants cross a river as they try to walk to the Macedonian border after deciding to leave the Idomeni refugee camp on March 14 in Idomeni, Greece.
A pile of elephant tusks burns during an ivory burningevent at the Nairobi National Park in Kenya on April 30.
An injured woman reacts at a site hit by airstrikes inthe rebel held area of Old Aleppo, Syria, on April 28.
Flowers lie on a T-shirt signed by fans of singer Prince at a makeshift memorial created outside the Apollo Theater in New York on April 22.
A tornado rips through a residential area after touchingdown south of Wynnewood, Okla., on May 9.
A car makes its way on a winding road through flowering canolafields on the L401 highway near Nienstedt, Germany, on May 12.
A woman is carried away in a stretcher by medics after being trapped for six days in the rubble of a collapsed building in Nairobi, Kenya, on May 5.
Eric Fehr of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates with the Stanley Cup after their 3-1 victory against the San Jose Sharks in game six of the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at SAP Center on June 12 in San Jose.
Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK Independence Party, celebrates as he leaves a "Leave.EU" organization party for the British European Union membership referendum in London on June 24.
A woman, who lost her nine-year-old grandson during the tornado, is comforted by another woman in Jiangsu province, China, on June 24.
Oscar Pistorius' prosthetics lie on the floor as he walks on his amputated legs during argument in mitigation of sentence by his defense attorney Barry Roux in the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, on June 15.
Passengers embrace each other as they wait outside IstanbulsAtaturk airport on June 29 following their evacuation after a blast.
Women react during the funeral of a victim of thefailed July 15 coup attempt in Istanbul on July 17.
A child puts flowers next to traces of blood on the Promenade des Anglais where the truck crashed into the crowd during the Bastille Day celebrations, in Nice, France, July 16.
Republican presidential Candidate Donald Trump gives his running mate, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana, a kiss as they shake hands after Pences acceptance speech to be the vice presidential nominee during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, on July 20.
Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shout slogans and hold flags during a demonstration, against the failed Army coup attempt, at Taksim Sqaure, in Istanbul, Turkey, July 16.
Supporters of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders protest at the perimeter wallsof the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia,Pennsylvania, July 26.
Barack Obama hugs Hillary Clinton after addressing the delegates duringthe Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, on July 27.
A woman looks across as a gay parade participant poses forpictures during Gay Pride parade in Madrid, Spain, July 2.
A demonstrator protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Baton Rouge on July 9.
Supporters of Portugal cheer during the public viewing of the UEFA EURO 2016 final match between Portugal and France at the Terreiro do Paco in Lisbon, Portugal, July 10.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton takes the stage to accept the nomination on the fourth and final night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 28.
A woman hugs her husband, next to a placard which reads Im a pusher, who was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Manila on July 23.
Serena Williams of The United States celebrates victory following The Ladies Singles Final against Angelique Kerber of Germany on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships on July 9 in London, England.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reacts to the cries of three-month-old Kellen Campbell, of Denver, right, while holding six-month-old Evelyn Keane, of Castel Rock, Colo., after Trumps speech at the Gallogly Event Center on the campus of the University of Colorado on July 29, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Pope Francis walks through the Arbeit Macht Frei main gate of the former Nazi German concentration camp Auschwitz in Oswiecim, Poland, July 29.
Michael Phelps and Caeleb Dressel of the United States celebrate winning gold in the Final of the Mens 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Aug. 7 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Embers from a wildfire smolder along Lytle CreekRoad near Keenbrook, Calif., on Aug. 17.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica competes in the Mens 100 meter semifinal on Day9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Aug. 14 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Migrants, most 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, about 13 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, on Aug. 29.
Travis Guedry and his dog Ziggy glide through floodwaters keepingan eye out for people in need on Aug. 17 in Sorrento, Louisiana.
A Gabonese woman takes cover protecting her mouth from the tear gas as supporters of opposition leader Jean Ping protest, trying to reach the electoral commission, in Libreville on Aug. 31.
Rescue teams continue their operations in the rubble of the largelydestroyed Lazio mountain village of Amatrice, Italy, Sept. 1.
Train personnel survey the NJ Transit train that crashed in to the platformat the Hoboken Terminal Sept. 29, in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Men carrying babies make their way through the rubble of destroyed buildings following an air strike on Salihin neighborhood of Aleppo, on Sept. 11.
Presidential nominee Donald Trump kisses a Women for Trumpplacard during a rally in Lakeland, Florida on Oct.12.
A Thai woman cries as she holds a picture of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej to pay last respects to their king outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, on Oct. 14.
The Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game Seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on Nov. 2 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cubs win their first World Series in 108 years.
Hillary Clinton addresses her staff and supporters about the results of the U.S. election as her husband, former U.S. President Bill Clin