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An Oscar statue stands covered in plastic at the entrance to the Dolby Theatre as preparations continue for the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood...An Oscar statue stands covered in plastic at the entrance to the Dolby Theatre as preparations continue for the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California February 25, 2016. The Oscars will be presented February 28, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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An Oscar statue stands covered in plastic at the entrance to the Dolby Theatre as preparations continue for the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. The Oscars will be presented on Sunday

Health authorities with the help of the Cuban army fumigate against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of zika, chikungunya and dengue in a street of Havana

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Health authorities with the help of the Cuban army fumigate against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of zika, chikungunya and dengue in a street of Havana

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A full moon rises over the Statue of Liberty, seen from the Port Liberte neighborhood of Jersey City, N.J

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Supporters of US Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump at a rally in Las Vegas, Nevada

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An inmate is escorted through the overcrowded Puraquequara prison, the prison system currently holds more than 600,000 inmates, 61 percent over capacity.

Girls dressed as butterflies perform during a meeting of Pope Francis (not pictured) and youths at the Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon stadium in Morelia, Mexic

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Girls dressed as butterflies perform during a meeting of Pope Francis (not pictured) and youths at the Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon stadium in Morelia, Mexico

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A man sells key-chains in the shape of Pope Francis in downtown Morelia

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A man sells key-chains in the shape of Pope Francis in downtown Morelia, in the Mexican state of Michoacan.

Public phone booths are covered with images of Pope Francis in downtown Mexico City

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Public phone booths are covered with images of Pope Francis in downtown Mexico City 

Estacio de Sa samba schooll's Drum Queen Luana Bandeira performs during the carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome...REFILE - CORRECTING TYPO IN "CARNIVAL"Estacio de Sa samba schooll's Drum Queen Luana Bandeira performs during the carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome February 7, 2016.   REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

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Estacio de Sa samba school’s Drum Queen Luana Bandeira performs during the carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro

 A girl paints a mural that edu...TOPSHOT - A girl paints a mural that educates people about a mosquito control project in the village of San Diego village, in La Libertad, Salvador, on February 4, 2016. People in San Diego are fighting the Aedes aegypti mosquito, vector of the Zika virus, which might cause microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome in unborn babies.   AFP PHOTO / MARVIN RECINOS / AFP / Marvin RECINOSMARVIN RECINOS/AFP/Getty Images

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A girl paints a mural that educates people about a mosquito control project in the village of San Diego village, in La Libertad, Salvador. People in San Diego are fighting the Aedes aegypti mosquito, vector of the Zika virus

Indiana Pacers forward Myles Turner (33) tries to break up a pass from Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin (0) to center Brook Lopez (11) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in New York

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Indiana Pacers forward Myles Turner (33) tries to break up a pass from Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin (0) to center Brook Lopez (11) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in New York 

People try to put out a forest fire in Bogot

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People try to put out a forest fire in Bogota

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz kisses his wife Heidi Cruz after winning at his Iowa caucus night rally in Des Moines

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz kisses his wife Heidi Cruz after winning at his Iowa caucus night rally in Des Moines, Iowa 

View of the Pico de Orizaba volcano at d...View of the Pico de Orizaba volcano at dawn, from the Izta-Popo National Park, in the central Mexican state of Puebla, on February 1, 2016.

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View of the Pico de Orizaba volcano at dawn, from the Izta-Popo National Park, in the central Mexican state of Puebla 

Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Holds Iowa Get Out The Caucus Rallies...A supporter waves signs supporting Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, outside a campaign event at Abraham Lincoln High School in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. Hillary Clinton is holding onto a slim lead over Bernie Sanders in Iowa as Democrats prepare for Monday's caucuses, though an outpouring of young voters and those who say the system is rigged could enable Sanders to pull off an upset, according to a new poll. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

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A supporter waves signs supporting Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, outside a campaign event at Abraham Lincoln High School in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S 

A volunteer for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Sanders holds the door open ahead of a campaign rally in Fairfield, Iowa...Billy Hunter, a volunteer for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, holds a door open while waiting for Sanders to arrive at a campaign rally in Fairfield, Iowa January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

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Billy Hunter, a volunteer for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, holds a door open while waiting for Sanders to arrive at a campaign rally in Fairfield, Iowa 

Hillary Clinton Holds Get Out The Caucus Event In Iowa...ADEL, IA - JANUARY 27:  Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters during a "get out the caucus" event at the Adel Family Fun Center on January 27, 2016 in Adel, Iowa.  With less than a week to go before the Iowa caucuses, Hillary Clinton is campaigning throughout Iowa.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters during a “get out the caucus” event at the Adel Family Fun Center in Adel, Iowa. With less than a week to go before the Iowa caucuses, Hillary Clinton is campaigning throughout Iowa 

Presidential Candidate Donald Trump Holds Iowa City Campaign Rally...Donald Trump, president and chief executive of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, reacts to a protester during an event in Iowa City, Iowa, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Citing unfair treatment by Fox News, Trump will not participate in the Republican presidential debate on Thursday, his campaign manager told reporters. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Donald Trump

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Donald Trump, president and chief executive of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, reacts to a protester during an event in Iowa City, Iowa, U.S. 

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