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Motorists push their cars stranded in a flooded road during a heavy rain in Jammu, India. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

A resident breaks down as she looks at her home devastated by a wildfire in South Lake, California, USA. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

A road washed out by flooding in Corton, West Virginia. The death toll from flooding in the US state of West Virginia rose to 24, as President Barack Obama declared a major disaster, releasing federal aid for the hardest-hit areas. (AFP PHOTO/West Virginia Department of Transportation)

Part of the amusement ride lays in wreckage as investigations get underway following a rollercoaster derailment at the M&D's amusement park in Motherwell, Scotland. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)

An Iraqi army tank is seen in Fallujah, 50km from the capital Baghdad, after Iraqi forces retook the embattled city from the Islamic State group. (AFP/HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI)

Chinese merchant ship Cosco Shipping Panama crosses the new Cocoli Locks at the Panama Canal. The Chinese-chartered freighter nudged its way into the expanded canal to mark the completion of nearly a decade of work forecast to boost global trade. (AFP/JOHAN ORDONEZ)

A woman has her temperature checked after she disembarked from the 'Aquarius' vessel in Messina, Sicily island, Italy. A group of more than 650 migrants arrived in Messina after being rescued on the Mediterranean Sea earlier this week. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)

France's Antoine Griezmann (2nd R) scores his side’s second goal past Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph (L) during the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match at the Grand Stade in Decines-­Charpieu, near Lyon, France. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Germany's Julian Draxler (R) challenges for the ball with Slovakia's Peter Pekarik during the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d'Ascq, near Lille, France. (AP Photo/ Michel Spingler)

Belgium's midfielder Radja Nainggolan (C) vies for the ball with Hungary's midfielder Adam Pinter (L) during the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match at the Stadium Municipal in Toulouse, France. (AFP/EMMANUEL DUNAND)

Belgium's forward Eden Hazard (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's third goal during the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match against Hungary at the Stadium Municipal in Toulouse, France. (AFP/PASCAL GUYOT)

Moto GP rider Marc Marquez of Spain reacts after finishing second in the MotoGP race of the Dutch Grand Prix, in Assen, northern Netherlands. (AP Photo/Vincent Jannink)


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Mongolians attending a candidate's campaign rally ahead of a general election, in the capital Ulan Bator. (AFP/JOHANNES EISELE)

Philippine soldiers salute during the testimonial parade for outgoing president Benigno Aquino at the military headquarters in Manila. (AFP/TED ALJIBE)

Passengers disembarking from a Singapore Airlines flight after an engine caught fire, at Changi International Airport in Singapore. An SIA statement said the Boeing 777-300ER was on its way to Milan, Italy, when it turned back "following an engine oil warning message." (Lee Bee Yee via AP) 

An automotive technician works on a Honda car at a service centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A Malaysian woman has died after the airbag in her Honda City ruptured in a minor collision, a safety official said. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

Abortion rights activists cheer after the US Supreme Court struck down a Texas law placing restrictions on abortion clinics, outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (AFP/MANDEL NGAN)

A resident pulls a cast iron frying pan out of the ashes of his fire ravaged home in South Lake, California. More than 200 homes and buildings were destroyed by the fire that swept through the area near Lake Isabella. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Iraqi government forces drive their armoured vehicle as they patrol a street in western Fallujah, 50km from the Iraqi capital Baghdad, after Iraqi forces retook the embattled city from the Islamic State group. (AFP/HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI)

Japan's Kei Nishikori returns against Australia's Sam Groth during the men's singles first round match on the first day of the 2016 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London. (AFP/GLYN KIRK)

Serbia's Ana Ivanovic returns against Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrova during the women's singles first round match on the first day of the 2016 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London. (AFP/ADRIAN DENNIS)


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Firemen extinguish a fire to rescue a mock victim inside during a Metro-wide earthquake drill to test various government agencies' response in the event of a real one on June 22, 2016 at Guadalupe, Philippines (Photo: AP/Bullit Marquez)

Eriko Imai, singer and candidate for House of Councillors for the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, shake hands with a passerby as she kicks off her election campaign in Tokyo, Japan on June 22, 2016. (Photo: AP/Eugene Hoshiko)

People lay flowers near the coffins bearing the remains of twenty Soviet soldiers who died during the Soviet-German War and whose bodies were found in 2016, near the village of Borshiv, Ukrainian on June 22, 2016 on the Day of Mourning and Commemorating of war victims. (Photo: AFP/Sergei Supinsky)

Residents from Mamelodi search for goods in a looted shop on June 22, 2016, after violence erupted over the ruling African National Congress choice for Pretoria mayor in the hotly-contested vote. Riots were sparked in South Africa by upcoming municipal elections. (Photo: AFP/Mujahid Safodien)

Nepalese relatives of 12 victims of a suicide bomb attack react as they pay their last respects alongside coffins of those killed in Kathmandu on June 22, 2016. A busload of Nepali security guards were among 25 people killed in a string of bombings across Afghanistan. (Photo: AFP/Prakash Mathema)

German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt and German State Secretary for Migration, Refugees and Integration Aydan Ozoguz talk upon arrival at German govermnent cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin on June 22, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Clemens Bilan)

Pope Francis walks along with a group of refugees as he arrives for his weekly general audience at St Peter's square on June 22, 2016 in Vatican. (Photo: AFP/Tiziana Fabi)

British MP Boris Johnson holds a wild salmon standing next to porter Greg Essex at Billingsgate Fish Market in London on June 22, 2016 on the final day of campaigning before Thursday's EU Referendum. (Photo: AP/Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, leave a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 21, 2016, to discuss new gun legislation proposal. (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci)

Argentina's players check on teammate Ezequiel Lavezzi after he fell behind a billboard during the Copa America Centenario semifinal football match against USA in Houston, Texas, United States, on June 21, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Frederic J. Brown)

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasmani Grandal celebrates his three-run home run with Joc Pederson as Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos stands nearby during the eighth inning of a baseball game on June 21, 2016, in Los Angeles. The Dodgers won 3-2. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Noel Le Graet, President of the French Football Federation, attends a press conference in Clairefontaine en Yvelines on June 22, 2016, during the Euro 2016 football tournament. (Photo: AFP/Franck Fife)


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Japan's main opposition Democratic Party leader Katsuya Okada (C) delivers a speech at Shinjuku shopping street in Tokyo. Japan's parliamentary election campaign kicked off in the first nationwide balloting after the voting age was lowered to 18 from 20. (AP/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Pakistani labourers carry sacks of onion through floodwaters following heavy rain in Lahore. (AFP/ARIF ALI)

Alan Johnson, Chair of Labour In for Britain speaks at a final rally in favour of remaining in the EU in central London. (AFP/NIKLAS HALLE'N)

A floral tribute to murdered Labour MP Jo Cox is moored outside the Houses of Parliament in London, the day that would have been Cox's 42nd birthday, as relatives including Jo's widower Brendan Cox (C) look on from the lead boat. (AFP/LEON NEAL)

Britain's Queen Elizabeth (2nd L) and Prince Philip (R) smile from the balcony at Liverpool Town Hall, before attending lunch there as part of their visit to the city of Liverpool, England. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) 

A Los Angeles County firefighting helicopter makes a water drop on a hill near a wildfire in Duarte, California. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Buses were torched and roads were barricaded with rocks and burning tyres in South Africa's capital Pretoria in riots sparked by upcoming nationwide municipal elections due on Aug 3. (AFP/MUJAHID SAFODIEN)

People look at an overturned  fuel tanker after it exploded at Ibafo on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Motorists were stranded for hours on a main highway linking Nigeria's economic hub, Lagos, with the rest of the country after two petrol tankers crashed during heavy rains. (AFP/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI)

Belgium's Axel Witsel (L) challenges for a header with Sweden's Marcus Berg during the Euro 2016 Group E football match at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Italy's Stefano Sturaro (L) and Ireland's James Mcclean vie for the ball during the Euro 2016 Group E football match at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d’Ascq, near Lille, France. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Ireland's supporters gather in Lille's main square, La Grand Place, ahead of the Euro 2016 group E football match between Italy and Ireland. (AFP/PHILIPPE HUGUEN)

Denmark's Caroline Wozniaki returns against Puerto Rico's Monica Puig during the women's singles third round match at the WTA Eastbourne International tennis tournament in Eastbourne, southern England. (AFP/GLYN KIRK)


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Myanmar Foreign Minister and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (2nd L) is welcomed upon her arrival at Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok, Thailand. (AFP/POOL/NARONG SANGNAK)

Myanmar migrant workers hold national flags and take pictures as they wait for Myanmar's Foreign Minister and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's arrival at a market in Samut Sakhon province, west of Bangkok, Thailand. (AFP/CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT)

British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha arrive to cast thier votes in the EU referendum, at a polling station in London. (AFP/LEON NEAL)

People pass floral tributes to murdered MP Jo Cox outside Batley Town Hall as they arrive to vote in the EU referendum in Batley, northern England. Millions of Britons began voting on Thursday in a referendum that could tear up Britain's EU membership. (AFP/OLI SCARFF)

Bertrand Piccard, Swiss pilot of the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft, celebrates at Sevilla airport after a 70-hour journey from New York powered only by sunlight. (AFP/CRISTINA QUICLER)

A firefighting aircraft makes a low altitude pass to drop fire retardant to battle a wildfire near Bradbury, California, USA. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

A man runs away from a garbage bin burning in front of the police headquarters in Rennes, western France, during a demonstration against the government's planned labour law reforms. (AFP PHOTO/JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER)

A worker from the US South Pole Amundsen-Scott station arrives at a clinic in Punta Arenas, Chile. A small plane with two sick US workers arrives safely in Chile after leaving Antarctica in a daring rescue mission from the remote South Pole research station. (AP Photo/Joel Estay)

Britain's World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua (L) and challenger Dominic Breazeale, from the US pose during a press conference in London. Joshua will defend his title against Breazeale on Saturday in London. (Paul Harding/PA via AP)


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A man takes a copy of the London Evening Standard with the front page reporting the vote to leave the EU in a referendum, showing a picture of British Prime Minister David Cameron holding hands with his wife Samantha as they come out from 10 Downing Street, in London. (AFP/Leon Neal)

Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK Independence Party speaks to the media on College Green with the Houses of Parliament in the background in London. Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign. (AP/Matt Dunham)

A migrant rides his bicycle inside the "Jungle" camp for migrants and refugees in Calais, the day after Britain voted to leave the EU. Eurosceptics are triumphant after Britain voted to leave the EU and swiftly demanded referendums in their own countries. (AFP/Philippe Huguen)

A resident sits in front of a destroyed house after a tornado in Funing, in Yancheng, in China's Jiangsu province. Survivors scrabbled through the rubble of their homes after hurricane-force winds and a tornado left at least 98 dead in China, with hundreds more injured. (AFP/Johannes Eisele)

Suspects sit as Chinese police officials stand guard before boarding a plane at the Phnom Penh International Airport. Cambodia deported 25 Taiwanese nationals wanted on fraud charges to China despite vehement opposition from Taipei which wanted the suspects returned to Taiwan. (AFP/STR)

A Palestinian protester hurls stones towards Israeli security forces during clashes following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)

Indian Muslims offer prayers near a railway track on the third Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in New Delhi, India. Islam's holiest month is a period of intense prayer, self-discipline, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. (AP/Altaf Qadri)

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha (R) and Myanmar's foreign minister and state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (L) make a toast during a MoU ceremony at government house in Bangkok. (AFP/Jorge Silva/Pool)

France's Mathilde Andraud competes in the javelin throw women final during French Athletics championships, at "Lac de Maine" Stadium in Angers, western France. (AFP/Jean-Francois Monier)

Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal plays a shot during play in the second one day international (ODI) cricket match between England and Sri Lanka at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, central England. (AFP/Jon Super)

German cyclist Tony Martin competes to win the German street cycling championships in Streudorf, eastern Germany. (arifoto UG/dpa/AFP)


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A demonstrator draped in an EU flag sits during a protest against the outcome of UK's referendum on the EU in London. The vote has pitted parents against children, cities against rural areas, north against south and university graduates against those with fewer qualifications. (AFP/Justin Tallis)

Pope Francis and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II arrive for an ecumenical meeting and a prayer for peace in Yerevan's Republic Square. (AFP/Tiziana Fabi)

An Indian army soldier (2nd L) gives first aid to paramilitary soldiers who were injured in a highway ambush in Pampore, on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. A few paramilitary soldiers were killed and another 20 were wounded in the ambush by suspected rebels. (AP/Dar Yasin)

Members of LGBT carry a huge rainbow flag as they march around the Rizal Park to celebrate the annual "Pride March" in Manila, Philippines. Several LGBT organisations are calling for the passage of the Anti-Discrimination bill that they say would protect the LGBT community. (AP/Bullit Marquez)

Japanese JAXA astronaut Takuya Onishi, member of the main crew of the 48/49 expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), gets into the Soyuz MS01 space vehicle in an assembling department at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The trio is to take off on Jul 7. (AFP/STR)

A state trooper and a fireman wade through flooded streets as they search homes in Rainelle, West Virginia. Teams were rescuing people from second-story windows, the hoods of cars and the tops of trees as floodwaters drenched southeastern West Virginia. (AP/Steve Helber)

Russian cadets dance the waltz during a graduation ceremony in Moscow. After giving the oath to the Russian flag, girls and boys - graduates of Moscow cadet schools received their diplomas during the official ceremony held inside of the Moscow Kremlin. (AP/Ivan Sekretarev)

Wales' midfielder Aaron Ramsey (C) vies for the ball against Northern Ireland's midfielder Steven Davis (L) and Northern Ireland's midfielder Corry Evans during the Euro 2016 round of sixteen football match Wales vs Northern Ireland at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. (AFP/Philippe Lopez)

Switzerland's midfielder Valon Behrami (top) vies for the header with Poland's forward Arkadiusz Milik during the Euro 2016 round of sixteen football match Switzerland vs Poland at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne. (AFP/Tobias Schwarz)

Australia's Bernard Foley dives for a successful try against England during their third and final rugby union Test in Sydney. (AFP/Saeed Khan)

France's Stella Akakpo (C) crosses the finish line flanked by Celine Distel-Bonnet (L) and Orphee Neola (R) and won the women's 100m final race, during the French Athletics Elite championships at the Lac de Maine stadium in Angers, western France. (AFP/Jean-Francois Monier)

Madison Kocian competes on the balance beam during the US women's gymnastics championships in St Louis. (AP/Tony Gutierrez)