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Picture of Funeral for lost ice: Iceland bids farewell to glacier

Funeral for lost ice: Iceland bids farewell to glacier

A man stops on his way to the top of what once was the Okjokull glacier, in Iceland, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to the first Icelandic glacier to disappear.

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Picture of Trump likens buying Greenland to ‘a large real estate deal’

Trump likens buying Greenland to ‘a large real estate deal’

In this photo taken late Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, homes are illuminated after the sunset in Tasiilaq, Greenland.

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Picture of White House aide Kudlow confirms Trump interest in Greenland

White House aide Kudlow confirms Trump interest in Greenland

In this photo taken late Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, homes are illuminated after the sunset in Tasiilaq, Greenland.

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Picture of Wildfire forces 4,000 to evacuate in Spain’s Canary Islands

Wildfire forces 4,000 to evacuate in Spain’s Canary Islands

In this photo issued by the Guardia Civil, an officer looks at a forest fire in Gran Canaria, Spain, on Saturday Aug. 11, 2019. Spanish authorities say a wildfire on the Canary Island of Gran Canaria has burned 1,000 hectares (2,470 acres) and has forced the evacuation of 1,000 residents.

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Picture of Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaos

Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaos

Demonstrators walk a flock of sheep through the streets as part of a protest against Brexit, in central London, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. Protestors are walking sheep past government buildings as part of 'Farmers for a People's Vote' to highlight the risk Brexit presents to livestock.

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Picture of From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species

File- Picture taken on March 5, 2019 shows a black rhinoceros in the savannah landscape of the Etosha National Park.

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Picture of French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed

French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 file photo riot police take position around the Arc de Triomphe during clashes with yellow vest protesters, in Paris, France.

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Picture of Rally, pickets call for fair Moscow elections

Rally, pickets call for fair Moscow elections

An opposition activist holds the Russian Constitution book in front of the monument to Soviet-era opposition legendary bard Vladimir Vysotsky during a protest in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. People rallied Saturday against the exclusion of some city council candidates from Moscow's upcoming election.

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Picture of Greenland to Trump: Thanks, but we’re not for sale

Greenland to Trump: Thanks, but we’re not for sale

An aerial view of large Icebergs floating as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland, early Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Greenland has been melting faster in the last decade and this summer, it has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012.

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Picture of Dutch Princess Christina, sister of former queen, dies at 72

Dutch Princess Christina, sister of former queen, dies at 72

Undated handout photo of Dutch Princess Christina. The Dutch Royal House said Friday Aug. 16, 2019 that Princess Christina, the youngest sister of former Dutch Queen Beatrix, has died at age 72 after a battle with bone cancer.

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