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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)

Fans of Iceland celebrate goals at a public screening of the UEFA Euro 2016 Round of 16 football match England vs Iceland in Reykjavik, Iceland. (AFP/HALLDOR KOLBEINS)

Iceland's Ragnar Sigurdsson (2nd R) celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match against England at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Italy's Giorgio Chiellini (top right) scores his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match between Italy and Spain, at the Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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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Policemen stop an activist of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch, a Hindu right-wing organisation, from crossing over a barricade during a protest near the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi, India. The protesters accused China of blocking India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group. (AP/Manish Swarup)

School children ride in an auto rickshaw through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai, India. Monsoon rains, which started off slow in the city, has picked up pace over the past few days. India's monsoon season runs from June to September. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

An ambulance seen arriving at Turkey's Ataturk airport following explosions. (REUTERS/Osman Orsal)

Protesters march in Paris, France, as they wave a flag of revolutionary icon Ernesto "Che" Guevara during a demonstration against controversial labour reforms. (AFP/PHILIPPE LOPEZ)

US First Lady Michelle Obama meets Moroccan young women following the "Let Girls Learn" Programme in the western city of Marrakesh. Mrs Obama is in Morocco to participate in a project with adolescent girls on the challenges they face in getting a quality education. (AFP/FADEL SENNA)

A vehicle of the Iraqi police forces is seen in a damaged street in Fallujah after Iraqi forces retook the city from the Islamic State group. (AFP/HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI)

Liberian fighters walk during a training excercise as the United Nations Mission in Liberia forces (UNMIL) finally hands back security to Liberia's military and police, in Monrovia. (AFP/ZOOM DOSSO)

Britain's Liam Broady plays a shot from his knees after slipping against Britain's Andy Murray during the men's singles first round match on the second day of the 2016 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London. (AFP/GLYN KIRK)

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada returns to Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia during the women's singles match on day two of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's German driver Nico Rosberg poses inside a historic Mercedes race car during the Hockenheim-Ring Media Day at the race track in Hockenheim, Germany. The German Grand Prix will take place on Jul 31, 2016 at Hockenheim race track. (AFP/DANIEL ROLAND)


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Supporters cheer as defeated Vice-presidential candidate Sen. Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., files an electoral protest at the Philippine Supreme Court in Manila, Philippines. Marcos Jr. was defeated by administration candidate Congresswoman Leni Robredo. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Youngsters play in a flooded road caused by heavy rains in Karachi, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

European Parliament President Martin Schultz (R) greets Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the European Parliament in Brussels. (AFP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Riot police officers clash with demonstrators during a protest against a labour law bill, in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns to Adrian Mannarino of France during the men's singles match on day three of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Kateryna Kozlova of Ukraine returns to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during the women's singles match on day three of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis (L) plays a shot watched by England's Jos Buttler (R) during play in the fourth One Day International (ODI) cricket match at The Oval cricket ground in London. (AFP/OLLY GREENWOOD)

Kate Mills of the United States competes in a preliminary heat of the Women's 200-metre Butterfly during Day 4 of the 2016 US Olympic Team Swimming Trials at CenturyLink Centre in Omaha, Nebraska. (Jeff Curry/Getty Images/AFP)


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Afghan policemen search the wreckage of a bus at the site of a suicide bomb attack that targeted a convoy of buses transporting police cadets on the outskirts of Kabul. (AFP/WAKIL KOHSAR)

New Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (2nd L) talks with outgoing President Benigno Aquino III during inauguration ceremony at Malacanang Palace grounds in Manila. Duterte becomes the 16th President of the Philippine Republic. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo (2nd R) is sworn in by village chiefs Ronaldo Coner and Regina Celeste during inauguration ceremonies in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Residents watch from behind grills as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his speech before a solidarity dinner with the poor event at a slum area in Manila. Duterte was sworn in as president of the Philippines, and has threatened to kill criminals en masse. (AP/Aaron Favila)

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Takuya Onishi will launch on Jul 7, 2016, from Kazakhstan. All three will spend about four months on the orbital complex, returning to Earth in October. (Handout/NASA/AFP)

Members of the Iraqi police forces patrol streets of the city of Fallujah after recapturing it from Islamic State (IS) group militants. (AFP/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE)

People react as family members, colleagues and friends of victims of Turkey's blasts gather for a memorial ceremony at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Poland's Robert Lewandowski (R) scores his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 quarter-final football match between Poland and Portugal at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, France. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

US Olympic fencing team members Courtney Hurley (R) and Katharine Holmes train during the US Fencing Championships in Dallas, USA. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov returns against France's Gilles Simon during the men's singles second round match on the fourth day of the 2016 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London. (AFP/GLYN KIRK)

China's Li Haotong plays off the first tee during the first round of the 100th French Golf Open at Le Golf National in Guyancourt, near Paris. (AFP/DOMINIQUE FAGET)


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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)