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A woman views Banksy's 'Donkey Documents', an intact four ton mural from Jerusalem, in the Design Centre in Chelsea, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday September 21, 2015. Banksy created the work in 2007, as part of a series along the concrete barrier separating the Palestinian West Bank and Israel. The mural is estimated to sell for $600,000 at the forthcoming Julien's Fine Art Auction in Beverly Hills on 30 September. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

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A woman views Banksy’s ‘Donkey Documents’, a four ton mural from Jerusalem, in the Design Centre in Chelsea, London. The mural is estimated to sell for $600,000 at the forthcoming Julien’s Fine Art Auction in Beverly Hills

A portrait of welcoming Pope Francis hangs from a door in Holguin, on Friday. The pope is visiting Cuba from Saturday, the first stop on a trip that also will take him to the United States. In Cuba, he will visit Havana, the northeastern city of Holguin and Santiago de Cuba on the southeastern end of the island.

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A portrait of welcoming Pope Francis hangs from a door in Holguin, on Friday. The pope is visiting Cuba from Saturday, the first stop on a trip that also will take him to the United States. In Cuba, he will visit Havana, the northeastern city of Holguin and Santiago de Cuba on the southeastern end of the island

Ships are seen in the street after an earthquake hit areas of central Chile, in Coquimbo city, north of Santiago, Chile, September 17, 2015. Strong aftershocks rippled through Chile on Thursday after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake that killed at least eight people and slammed powerful waves into coastal towns, forcing more than a million people from their homes

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Ships are seen in the street after an earthquake hit areas of central Chile, in Coquimbo city, north of Santiago, Chile. Strong aftershocks rippled through Chile on Thursday after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake that killed at least eight people and slammed powerful waves into coastal towns, forcing more than a million people from their homes

Smoke billows from a forest fire in the hillsides around Quito

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Smoke billows from a forest fire in the hillsides around Quito

Man carrying a Mexican flag is silhouetted while attending the "Cry of Independence"

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A man carrying a Mexican flag is silhouetted while attending the “Cry of Independence” ceremony to mark the 205th anniversary of the day rebel priest Manuel Hidalgo set the path to independence in Ciudad Juarez, September 15, 2015. Mexico celebrates the anniversary of its independence from Spain Today

President Obama, First Lady Hold Moment Of Silence On Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks...WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 11:  (EDITORS NOTE: Retransmission of #487722960 with alternate crop.) US President Barack Obama bows his head during a moment of silence to mark the 14th anniversay of the 911 terror attacks, at the White House on September 11, 2015 in Washington, DC. Today marks the fourteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks when terroristists high jacked airliners and flew them in the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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US President Barack Obama bows his head during a moment of silence to mark the 14th anniversary of the 911 terror attacks, at the White House 

President Obama, First Lady Hold Moment Of Silence On Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks...WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 11:  A man jogs past a row of American flags that have been lowered to half staff on the Washington Monument grounds, near the US Capitol on September 11, 2015 in Washington, DC. Today marks the fourteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks when terroristists high jacked airliners and flew them in the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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A man jogs past a row of American flags that have been lowered to half staff on the Washington Monument grounds, near the US Capitol Hill. Friday marks the fourteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks when terrorists high jacked airliners and flew them in the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. 

A boy plays in the water after a procession in honor of the Virgin of Regla, in the town of Regla, across the bay from Havana, Cuba

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A boy plays in the water after a procession in honor of the Virgin of Regla (the black madonna), in the town of Regla, across the bay from Havana, Cuba

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff waves in a vehicle during a civic-military parade to commemorate Brazil's Independence Day in Brasilia...Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff waves in a vehicle during a civic-military parade to commemorate Brazil's Independence Day in Brasilia, Brazil September 7, 2015. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff waves in a vehicle during a civic-military parade to commemorate Brazil’s Independence Day in Brasilia, Brazil

Volcano Cotopaxi seen from Alaquez, Ecuador. The volcano presented a new eruption of ashes that fell in the nearby towns

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Volcano Cotopaxi seen from Alaquez, Ecuador. The volcano had a new eruption which spewed ash over the nearby towns

A man reacts to the resignation of President Otto Perez in Guatemala City, Guatemala September 3, 2015. Perez has resigned, his spokesman said on Thursday, hours before he is due to appear in court over a corruption scandal that has gutted his government and plunged the country into chaos days before a national election

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A man reacts to the resignation of President Otto Perez in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Perez resigned on Thursday, hours before he was due to appear in court over a corruption scandal

A young man walks under a storm on a road close to Gelin, in de commune of Kenscoff

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A young man walks under a storm on a road close to Gelin, in de commune of Kenscoff

Atlas V Launch...The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket takes off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 41, viewed from the seawall at Milliken's Reef at Port Canaveral, Fla., early Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. The rocket is carrying a U.S. Navy communications satellite. (Malcolm Denemark/Florida Today via AP) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT

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The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket takes off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 41 photographed from the seawall at Milliken’s Reef at Port Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is carrying a U.S. Navy communications satellite

A boy pushes his bicycle loaded with a bucket across a dirt track next to people carrying their belongings, across to Colombia through the Tachira river at San Antonio in Tachira state, Venezuela...A boy pushes his bicycle loaded with a bucket across a dirt track next to people carrying their belongings, across to Colombia through the Tachira river at San Antonio in Tachira state, Venezuela

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A boy pushes his bicycle loaded with a bucket across a dirt track next to people carrying their belongings, across to Colombia through the Tachira river at San Antonio in Tachira state, Venezuela

Rick Yen is silhouetted as he casts a rod while fishing for salmon near the mouth of the Capilano River off Ambleside Park at sunset in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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Rick Yen is silhouetted as he casts a rod while fishing for salmon near the mouth of the Capilano River off Ambleside Park at sunset in West Vancouver British Columbia

Lightning strikes during an evening thun...Lightning strikes during an evening thunderstorm on August 23, 2015 in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince. AFP PHOTO/HECTOR RETAMALHECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images

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Lightning strikes during an evening thunderstorm in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince 

Cotopaxi volcano showing ash spewing from its crater. Considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, Cotopaxi sent an ash plume high into the sky on Friday, before spewing several smaller clouds and leaving surrounding towns with a light dusting of volcanic ash. In response, the government issued a state of emergency and ordered the evacuation of some 500 people in the immediate vicinity of the volcano

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Cotopaxi volcano showing ash spewing from its crater. Considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, Cotopaxi sent an ash plume high into the sky on Friday, before spewing several smaller clouds and leaving surrounding towns with a light dusting of volcanic ash

A general night view on the volcano Cotopaxi from Quito, Ecuador, early 18 August 2015. Ecuador's president on 15 August imposed a state of emergency in the country over concern that the volcano Cotopaxi might erupt.

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A view of the volcano Cotopaxi from Quito, Ecuador, early on Tuesday. Ecuador’s president imposed a state of emergency in the country over concern that the volcano Cotopaxi might erupt

Dead fresh water fish, known as "popocha", float in the Cajititlan lagoon in Jalisco State, Mexico. At least 25 tons of fish have turned up dead in the lagoon in western Mexico and authorities are investigating whether a wastewater treatment plant is to blame.

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Dead fresh water fish, known as “popocha”, float in the Cajititlan lagoon in Jalisco State, Mexico. At least 25 tons of fish have turned up dead in the lagoon in western Mexico and authorities are investigating whether a wastewater treatment plant is to blame.

Smoke from the Northern California wildfires and other major wildfires across the Western U.S. fill the horizon as the sun sets over Utah Lake and Provo...Smoke from the Northern California wildfires and other major wildfires across the Western U.S. fill the horizon as the sun sets over Utah Lake and Provo, Utah August 17, 2015. The U.S. Army has been asked to send 200 troops to assist the more then 29,000 civilian firefighters deployed throughput the West. This is the first time the Army has been called to provide troops to fight fires since 2006. REUTERS/George Frey

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Smoke from the Northern California wildfires and other major wildfires across the Western U.S. fill the horizon as the sun sets over Utah Lake and Provo. The U.S. Army has been asked to send 200 troops to assist the more then 29,000 civilian firefighters deployed throughput the West. This is the first time the Army has been called to provide troops to fight fires since 2006.