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Firefighting boats work to extinguish a fire aboard the tanker Burgos about seven nautical miles off the coast of the port city of Boca del Rio, Mexico. (AP Photo/Ilse Huesca)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during a rally in Roanoke, Virginia. Trump faces Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton in the first of three debates. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

The world's largest radio telescope - the 500-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) - is seen on its first day of operation in Pingtang, in southwestern China's Guizhou province. (STR/AFP Photo)

Charlotte police released footage of the shooting death of a black man during an encounter with officers in the state of North Carolina, after days of protests demanding the videos be made public. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP)

West Ham's Ashley Fletcher (L) and Simone Zaza (2nd L) try to score a shot that was cleared off the line during the English Premier League football match against Southampton at The London Stadium in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

France's Alexander Levy edged Ross Fisher in a tense play-off to secure the European Open title at Bad Griesbach in Germany. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele crosses the finish to win the 43th Berlin Marathon in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia (R) and runner-up Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark shake hands during the awards ceremony after the men's singles final at the Japan Open badminton tournament in Tokyo. (KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP)


Members of the Civil Defence group and residents inspect damaged buildings after airstrikes hit the Bustan al-Qasr neighbourhood in Aleppo. Syria's Aleppo faced worsening food and medical shortages. (Syrian Civil Defence White Helmets via AP)

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos (C) before the signing of the historic peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), in Cartagena. (AFP/Luis Acosta)

People wait in the hall for the presidential debate between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Police investigate a car that was shot during a shooting along Wesleyan at Law Street in Houston that left nine people injured and the alleged shooter dead. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Parents, relatives and friends take part in a protest in Mexico City to commemorate the second anniversary of the Ayotzinapa teachers school's students disappearance. The students disappeared after they were attacked by local police in the city of Iguala on Sep 26, 2014. (ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP)

Watford's goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes (R) watches the ball bounce through the Watford defence from the head of Jeff Hendrick (not seen) for Burnley's first goal during the English Premier League football match in Burnley, north west England. (OLI SCARFF/AFP)

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark hits a return during her match against Samantha Stosur of Australia at the WTA Wuhan Open in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province. (GREG BAKER/AFP)

Laura Dougherty, a member and resident at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, lays flowers at a makeshift memorial across from the 18th hole, honouring the golf legend. Palmer died on Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)


Philippines' former police officer and convicted kidnapper Rodolfo Magleo (3rd R) and other inmates attend an investigation at the House of Representatives in Quezon City, north of Manila, as Congress probes the alleged involvement of Senator Leila De Lima to illegal drugs. (AP/Aaron Favila)

An aerial photo shows a submerged area in Nobeoka, Miyazaki prefecture, after a powerful typhoon brought heavy rainfall in southern Japan. (Hiroko Harima/Kyodo News)

Aid is seen strewn across the ground in the town of Orum al-Kubra on the western outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. The UN said air strikes destroyed at least 18 trucks in the 31-vehicle convoy en route to deliver humanitarian aid to the town. (Omar haj kadour/AFP)

Passengers of Saudi Arabian Airlines plane disembark after one of the plane pilots released a distress signal prior to landing at Manila airport. The pilot had accidentally pressed a hijack alarm, triggering a major security response at Manila airport, Philippines. (HO/AFP  PHOTO)

Members of the forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) guard a look-out point in the coastal city of Sirte, east of the capital Tripoli, during their military operation to clear the Islamic State group's (IS) militants from the city. (MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP)

Municipal workers clean a burnt-out area (top) as migrants queue for food (bottom) at the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, following an overnight fire which forced thousands of migrants to flee to safety. (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP)

Belinda Bencic of Switzerland returns a shot against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during the women's singles match at the Pan Pacific Open women's tennis tournament in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)


Two villagers stand next to an overturned car after a landslide in Garut. The death toll from a series of landslides and flash floods in Indonesia climbed to 19 on Sep 21. (LULY/AFP)

Protesters march down W.T. Harris Blvd in Charlotte, North Carolina, following the fatal shooting of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott by a police officer at an apartment complex near UNC Charlotte. (Sean Rayford/Getty Images/AFP)

A Syrian man carries a baby after removing him from the rubble of a destroyed building following a reported air strike in the Qatarji neighbourhood of the northern city of Aleppo. (AMEER ALHALBI/AFP)

A damaged truck carrying aid is seen on the side of the road in the town of Orum al-Kubra on the western outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, after a convoy delivering aid was hit by an air strike. (Omar haj kadour/AFP)

Rio Olympics bronze medallist Ai Fukuhara (R) and Taiwanese Chiang Hung-Chieh, who is also an Olympic table tennis player, smile during a press conference to announce their marriage in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

Northampton Town's Sam Hoskins (R) is brought down for a penalty by Manchester United's Daley Blind (2nd R) during their English League Cup third round football match at Sixfields Stadium, Northampton, England. (David Davies/PA via AP)

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale (L) is tackled by Villarreal's Mateo Pablo Musacchio during the Spanish La Liga football match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland returns the ball to Lukas Rosol of Czech Republic during the St. Petersburg Open ATP tennis tournament semi-final match in St. Petersburg, Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)


A Syrian man carries a baby after rescuing him from the rubble of a destroyed building following an air strike in the Qatarji neighbourhood of the northern city of Aleppo. (AMEER ALHALBI/AFP)

Members of an Indian NGO distribute food and water to residents following heavy rains which caused flooding on the outskirts of Hyderabad. (NOAH SEELAM/AFP)

Police officers confront demonstrators in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, after clashes during protests in response to the fatal shooting of a black man. (Sean Rayford/Getty Images/AFP)

Egyptians stand on the shore as they wait for the recovery of bodies after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast, leaving at least 55 people dead and dozens missing. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP)

Former South Korean Olympic figure skating champion Yuna Kim (R) and President of the PyeongChang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Lee Hee-beom hold the commemorative coins during its launching ceremony in Seoul. (AP/Lee Jin-man)

Elina Svitolina of Ukraine returns a shot against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia during the women's singles match at the Pan Pacific Open women's tennis tournament in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

India's Cheteshwar Pujara bats during their first cricket Test against New Zealand in Kanpur, India. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan tees off the second hole during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)


Protesters walk past riot police blocking off a ramp to a highway during a demonstration against police brutality in Charlotte, North Carolina following the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by police two days earlier and two nights of riots. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)

A man is assisted after being sprayed by police during a confrontation with protesters that were blocking I-277 in uptown during protests following Tuesday's police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina. (AP/Gerry Broome)

Cars drive by piles of garbage, along the Jdeideh highway, northeast of the Lebanese capital Beirut as the garbage crisis in the country re-emerges. (AFP/Joseph Eid)

A Syrian man carries the body of an infant retrieved from under the rubble of a building following a reported airstrike on the al-Muasalat area in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)

United States Secretary of State John Kerry votes to adopt a resolution regarding the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council at U.N. headquarters. (AP/Jason DeCrow)

Repsol Honda's Spanish rider Dani Pedrosa rides during the Moto GP second practice session ahead of the Aragon Grand Prix at the Motorland racetrack in Alcaniz. (AFP/Jose Jordan)

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns a shot against Aliaksandra Sasnovich, of Belarus, during the women's singles quarterfinal match at the Pan Pacific Open women's tennis tournament in Tokyo on Sep 23, 2016. (AP/Eugene Hoshiko)

Riders of the Lotto NL-Jumbo cycling team pedal during the fifth stage of the Eneco Tour, a 20.9 kilometres team-time trial through the streets and surroundings of Sittard-Geleen. (Kristof van Accom/ANP/AFP)


First lady Michelle Obama (C) hugs former US president George W Bush, as President Barack Obama and former first lady Laura Bush walk on stage at the dedication ceremony of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washingto. (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Members of the Popular Mobilisation Units supporting the government forces drive an armoured personnel carrier on the outskirts of the holy Iraqi city of Najaf in a military parade to review the military equipment to be used in the operation to re-take Mosul from Islamic State. (AFP/Haidar Hamdani)

Polish doctors and health professionals take part in demonstration demanding more finance support for public health service. (AFP/Wojtek Radwanski)

Acehnese students hold up endangered animal posters during a rally as part of a "Global March" for Rhinos, Elephants, Tigers and Orangutans in Banda Aceh. The march was one of nearly 150 other similar marches around the world. (AFP/Chaideer Mahyuddin)

North Koreans shield their eyes from the sun as they watch an aerial display in Wonsan, North Korea. North Korea opened an air festival featuring sky diving, demonstrations by its air force and lots of beer to promote a newly renovated commercial airport in the city of Wonsan. (AP/Wong Maye-E)

Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney (R) controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England. (AFP/Anthony Devlin)

Yamaha Team's Spanish rider Jorge Lorenzo rides during the Moto GP fourth practice session ahead of the Aragon Grand Prix at the Motorland racetrack in Alcaniz. (AFP/Jose Jordan)

Japan's Aya Ohori smashes a shot against China's He Bingjiao during their women's singles semi-final match at the Japan Open badminton tournament in Tokyo. (AFP/Kazuhiro Nogi)