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Supporters of a Hillary Clinton's yet-to-be announced presidential campaign participate in a rally in Manhattan in New York City. Clinton is expected to launch her anticipated 2016 presidential campaign with an announcement. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP)

An Egyptian man stands in an armoured vehicle as residents gather outside a police station in North Sinai's provincial capital of El-Arish after it was targeted by a car bomb. (AFP PHOTO/STR)

Participants hold a banner with the slogan "March of the living, Hungary" during a commemoration of the anniversary of the Holocaust in front of the local synagogue of Budapest. (AFP/ATTILA KISBENEDEK)

Syrians inspecting a destroyed car after an airstrike in Ansari neighbourhood in Aleppo. (Website of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights via AP)

The Rev. Al Sharpton (R) speaks during a service at Charity Missionary Baptist Church in the wake of the death of Walter Scott, the black driver who was fatally shot by a white police officer after he fled a traffic stop in North Charleston, South Carolina. (AP/David Goldman)

People calling for gun control demonstrate on a street a few blocks away from the site of the National Rifle Association convention in Nashville, Tennessee. (AP/Mark Humphrey)

Demonstrators sing the national anthem during an anti-government protest at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. Anti-government demonstrators marched in cities throughout Brazil to demand the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. (AP/Silvia Izquierdo)

Leftist Turks during a protest against the government in Ankara, Turkey. The protesters were calling on people to defeat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government in the June 7 general election. (AP/Burhan Ozbilici)

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero (L) celebrates with teammate David Silva after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match against Manchester United at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England. (AFP/PAUL ELLIS)

Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic )L) vies with Queens Park Rangers' Karl Henry during the English Premier League football match at Loftus Road Stadium in London. (AFP/BEN STANSALL)

India's Singh Satbir (C) vies for the ball against South Korea during a third place play-off match at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup men's field hockey tournament in Malaysia's northern town of Ipoh in Perak state. (AFP/MOHD RASFAN)

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton (C) is spayed with champagne by teammate Nico Rosberg (R) of Germany on the podium after Hamilton won the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix and Rosberg finished second in Shanghai. (AFP/Greg BAKER)

Armed soldiers stand guard on a main street in Jakarta on April 14, 2015, as part of their effort to secure the 60th anniversary of the Asian-African Conference in Indonesia on April 22-24, 2015, which leaders from Asian and African countries are attending. (Photo: AFP/Bay Ismoyo)

An Austrian made Steyr HS 50 M1 sniper rifle on exhibits at the Interpol World Congress conference in Singapore on April 14, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Roslan Rahman)

Iranians take part in a demonstration against the Saudi-led coalition’s Operation Decisive Storm against the Huthi rebels in Yemen, outside the Saudi embassy in Tehran on April 13, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Atta Kenare)

Migrants arrive at the port in the Tunisian town of Zarzis, some 50 kms west of the Libyan border, following their rescue by Tunisia's coastguard and navy after their vessel overturned off Libya, on Apr 13, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Fethi Nasri)

A Yemeni refugee arrives on Apr 13, 2015 at a refugee boarding facility run by the UN High Commission for Refugees at Obock, a small port town in Djibouti located on the northern shore of the Gulf of Tadjoura, where it opens out into the Gulf of Aden.  (Photo: AFP/Tony Karumba)

A man is detained by Federal Police after he and a group of gunmen attacked and seriously injured a traffic police officer in Acapulco, Guerrero State, Mexico, on Apr 13, 2015. Guerrero is one of Mexico's poorest and most violent states, where a lucrative drug trade has flourished. (AFP/Pedro Pardo)

Squatters who occupy an abandoned apartment building, play in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Apr 13, 2015. More than 100 squatters who had been evicted from the city port area last month invaded the building that was once owned by Brazilian businessman Eike Batista. (Photo: AFP/Yasuyoshi Chiba)

Members of teh Bolivarian Militia take part in its fifth anniversary in Caracas on April 13, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Federico Parra)

Valencia's Portuguese defender Joao Cancelo (L) vies with Levante's defender Ivan Ramis during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs Levante UD at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on April 13, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Jose Jordan) 

Arizona Diamondbacks players celebrate after beating the San Diego Padres 8-4 in a baseball game at Petco Park April 13, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo: AFP/Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

DeAndre Jordan #6 of the Los Angeles Clippers attempts an alley-oop dunk between J.J. Hickson #7 and Gary Harris #14 of the Denver Nuggets during a 110-103 Clipper win at Staples Center on April 13, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: AFP/Harry How/Getty Images)

Great Britain's Sarah Davies competes in the women's 58A kg category at the European Weightlifting Championships in Tbilisi on April 13, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Vano Shlamov)

An unidentified woman weeps as she visits to pay respect to the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol at a port in Jindo, South Korea. (AP/Ahn Young-joon)

A traffic policeman wears a mask and controls traffic on a busy road in Mumbai, India. Air pollution kills millions of people every year, including more than 627,000 in India, according to the World Health Organization. (AP/Rajanish Kakade)

UK Independence Party (UKIP) supporters hold placards ahead of a general election campaign visit by leader Nigel Farage to Thurrock in Essex. (AFP/BEN STANSALL)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets with local residents at the Jones St. Java House in Le Claire, Iowa. (AP/Charlie Neibergall)

Young girls, known as Chibok Ambassadors, carry placards bearing the names of the girls kidnapped from the government secondary school in Chibok, a year ago, during a demonstration, in Abuja, Nigeria. (AP/Sunday Alamba)

Syrian Civil Defence workers evacuate children from a building following a reported airstrike by government forces on the rebel-controlled part of Aleppo's Maadi residential district. (AFP/KARAM AL-MASRI)

Armed Yemeni members of the southern separatist movement keep position during reported clashes with Huthi rebels in the port city of Aden's Dar Saad suburb. (AFP/SALEH AL-OBEIDI)

Demonstrators walk near burning tyres in a suburb of Conakry as fresh violence erupted in the Guinean capital after a day of clashes between police and anti-government protesters. (AFP/CELLOU BINANI)

Atletico Madrid's Joao Miranda fights for the ball against Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos (L) and Gareth Bale (R) during the Champions League quarter-final first leg football match at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain. (AP/Andres Kudacki)

Monaco's Anthony Martial (L) goes for a header with Juventus players Giorgio Chiellini and Arturo Vidal (R) during the Champions League quarter-final first leg football match at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy. (AP/Antonio Calanni)

Spanish Albert Ramos-Vinolas serves to Serbian Novak Djokovic during the Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match in Monaco. (AFP/JEAN CHRISTOPHE MAGNENET)

English batsman James Tredwell ducks a bouncer from West Indies Kemar Roach during the first Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir Vivian Richard Stadium in St. John's, Antigua. (AFP/MARK RALSTON)

A fast food worker demonstrates outside a Burger King restaurant calling for the federal minimum wage to be raised to US$15 in College Park, Georgia. Organisers say they want the public to know that many low-wage workers must rely on public assistance to make ends meet. (AP/David Goldman)

Yazidis gather at the holy shrine of Lalish, 57km north of militant-held Mosul, Iraq, as thousands celebrate the New Year, their first since Islamic State militants swept through the area last summer. The Islamic State militants view Yazidis as apostates. (AP/Seivan M Salim)

A relative of the victims of the Sewol disaster weeps during a ceremony on the eve of the first anniversary of the ferry sinking at a port in Jindo, South Korea. More than 300 people, most of them schoolchildren, drowned in the disaster. (AP/Ahn Young-joon)

Families of victims of a mine disaster arrive at the trial in Akhisar, Turkey. Forty-five managers and employees of a mine in the western Turkish town of Soma, went on trial accused of causing the deaths of 301 miners who perished last year in Turkey's worst mining disaster. (AP/Emre Tazegul)

A woman who jumped on the table throws papers and confetti as she interrupts a press conference by Mario Draghi (C), President of the European Central Bank, (ECB) following a meeting of the Governing Council in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. (AFP/Daniel Roland)

Yemeni members of the southern separatist movement, loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, stand next to a tank in Aden's northern suburbs. Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit rebel targets in the Yemen's main southern city after overnight attacks by anti-government forces. (AFP/Saleh Al-Obeidi)

People celebrate the water festival, an important part of the Dai ethnic group new year celebration, on a square in Jinghong in southwest China's Yunnan province. The act of pouring water is a show of blessings and good wishes as the region marks the Buddhist New Year. (AFP)

A man stands in front of the temporary Hillsborough memorial, ahead of a memorial service at Anfield in Liverpool on the 26th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster, where 96 Liverpool fans died at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest in Sheffield. (AFP/Paul Ellis)

Bastia's forward Brandao (R) vies with Lyon's midfielder Corentin Tolisso during their French L1 football match at the Gerland Stadium in Lyon, central-eastern France. (AFP/Jeff Pachoud)

Russia's Nadezda Likhacheva competes in the women's 63A kg category at the European Weightlifting Championships in Tbilisi. (Photo: AFP/Vladimir Valishvili)

Italian Vanessa Ferrari competes in a qualifying round of the floor exercise event of the European Women's Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Montpellier, southern France. (AFP/Pascal Guyot)

Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal returns a ball to his French opponent during the Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match in Monaco. (AFP/Valary Hache)

Orphaned, injured and disabled Syrian children attend a party organized by a non-governmental organisation, Douma Society, and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the capital Damascus on Apr 9, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Abd Doumany)

People march during a rally for peace in tribute to the victims of 50 years of conflict in Colombia, in Bogota, on Apr 9, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Eitan Abramovich)

Around 2,500 fifth-grade students from across Los Angeles County take part in a Guinness World Record attempt for largest Ribbon Dance by simultaneously performing a choreographed dance routine on Apr 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: AFP/Frederic J Brown)

US President Barack Obama arrives in Panama City on Apr 9, 2015 for a summit of leaders from the Americas, where thawing ties with Cuba top the agenda.  (Photo: AFP/Raul Arboleda)

Crews work to clean debris on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on Apr 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. Seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (AFP/Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Residents attempt to save melon-headed whales beached on the shore of Hokota city, northeast of Tokyo. More than 130 melon-headed whales - a member of the dolphin family usually found in the deep ocean - were stranded on the coast about 100 kms northeast of Tokyo. (Photo: AFP/Toshifumi Kitamura)

A Sudanese woman rides a donkey, carrying wood, inside the Zam Zam camp for Internally Displaced People (IDP), North Darfur. (Photo: AFP/Ashraf Shazly)

Family members of Philippine domestic worker on death row Mary Jane Veloso, (from L-R) father Cesar Veloso, 59, sons Mark Daniel Candelaria, 12, Mark Darren Candelaria, 8 and mother Celia Veloso, 55, rally near the Malacanang Presidential palace in Manila on Apr 10, 2015.  (Photo: AFP/Jay Directo)

Hassan Whiteside #21 of the Miami Heat posts up Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls during a game at American Airlines Arena on April 9, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo: AFP/Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Cody Asche #25 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a single in the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Citizens Bank Park on April 9, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Red Sox won 6-2. (Photo: AFP/Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Brazilian Atletico Mineiro and Colombian Santa Fe players argue with referees during their Libertadores Cup match, at Independencia Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on April 9, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Douglas Magno)

Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel drives his car during the first practice session of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on Apr 10, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Johannes Eisele)

Leaders of the Americas (background) watch performers during the opening ceremony of the VII Americas Summit in Panama City on April 10, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Rodrigo Arangua)

Tributes to victims of the Sewol ferry disaster are displayed in their classroom at Danwon high school in Ansan, south of Seoul on April 11, 2015. (AFP/Ed Jones)

A convention attendee looks at a rifle made by Springfield Armory at the 2015 NRA Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee on April 10, 2015. The annual NRA meeting and exhibit, expected to draw over 70,000 people, runs till April 12. (AFP/Karen Bleier)

French animal trainer Remi Flachaire leads a show during the inauguration of Tiger World, a new attraction of Amneville zoo, on April 10, 2015. (AFP/Jean-Christophe Verhaegen)

Topless demonstrators with PETA who are wearing body paint protest against Canada's annual seal hunt outside the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC, April 10, 2015.  (AFP/Saul Loeb)

Supporters of the Shiite Huthi movement take part in a demonstration in Sanaa on April 10, 2015 against the Saudi-led military "Decisive Storm" air campaign targeting Huthi rebels and their allies in Yemen. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)

Israeli security forces hold a position during clashes with Palestinian protesters, near the Ofer Israeli military prison, located near the West Bank village of Beitunia, after a march by Palestinians to protest the building of Israeli settlements on Palestinian occupied land. (AFP/Abbas Momani)

Arabian Oryx walk at the Arabian Oryx Sanctuary in Umm Al-Zamool, some 290 kms south of Abu Dhabi near the Saudi Arabia-UAE border, on April 10, 2015. (AFP/Karim Sahib)

McClure, driver of the #24 Hefty Easy Grip Cups Toyota, and Brandon Gdovic, driver of the #55 WindStax Chevrolet, lead a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 10, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas. (AFP/Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Fernando Meneses (L) and Jesus Paganoni (C) of Veracruz vies for the ball with Jorge Zarate of Morelia during their Mexican Clausura tournament football match at the Luis Pirata Fuente stadium on April 10, 2015 in Veracruz. (AFP/Carlos Solis)

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets fails to catch this ball in the eighth inning that resulted in a double by Chris Johnson #23 of the Atlanta Braves during the Braves home opener at Turner Field on April 10, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (AFP/Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Noh Seung-Yul of South Korea hits a shot on the 2nd hole during Round 2 of the 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (AFP/Don Emmert)

The north front of the US Capitol is closed and a parameter created with police tape, in Washington DC. Police say the US Capitol is on lockdown as a precaution after shots were fired in what appears to be an attempted suicide. (Photo: AP/Carolyn Kaster)

Pope Francis leads a mass for Armenian Catholics marking 100 years since the mass killings of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire at St Peter's basilica in Vatican. (Photo: AFP/Andreas Solaro)

A picture provided by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) shows Saudi Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz bin Abdullah meeting with French Foreign Affairs minister Laurent Fabius upon his arrival to the Saudi capital, Riyadh. (Photo: AFP/SPA/HO)

A porter ascends towards Everest Base Camp with Mount Everest seen in the background at Gorakshep, Nepal. Mountaineers are returning to Everest as the climbing industry recovers from last year's deadly disaster on the world's highest peak. (Photo: AP/Tashi Sherpa)

This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspecting the construction site of Terminal 2 building of Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang. (Photo: AFP/KCNA)

Photo of boys playing soccer in Omdurman, Sudan. Voters head to the polls for elections that begin on Monday with nearly 13 million Sudanese people to elect the head of state and 450-member council in 11,000 polling centers. (Photo: AP/Mosa'ab Elshamy)

Street children sleep on a discarded mattress on a center island near a road crossing in Manila. The world marks International Day for Street Children on April 12 to campaign for the rights of impoverished children. (Photo: AFP/Jay Directo)

Members of the human statue street performer group named "Tokyo Hack" get shoppers' attention as they march in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district. The main street in Ginza shuts traffic and opens for shoppers during the day on Sundays. (Photo: AP/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain waves with his trophy on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China. (Photo: AP/Toru Takahashi)

Mark Korir of Kenya gestures after winning the 39th Paris Marathon in Paris. Mark Korir, 30, of Kenya won his first International marathon, finishing the 39th Paris Marathon with a time of 2 hours, 05 minutes and 48 seconds. (Photo: AFP/Stephane De Sakutin)

Memphis Grizzlies' Beno Udrih dribbles between the legs as Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul (L) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. (Photo: AP/Danny Moloshok)

Astana Pro Team Dutch cyclist Lars Boom (C) waits for the start of the 113th edition of the Paris-Roubaix Paris-Roubaix one-day classic cycling race at the starting point in Compiègne. (Photo: AFP/Lionek Bonaventure)