TOPSHOT - An animated marionette, a so-called Giant, of French street theatre company Royal de Luxe parades through the streets in the European Capital of Culture 2018, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, on August 17, 2018. - Royal de Luxe present a new story based on the saga of the Giants called 'Grand patin dans la glace' (Big skate on the ice) during three days until August 19, 2018. (Photo by Bas CZERWINSKI / ANP / AFP) / Netherlands OUT (Photo credit should read BAS CZERWINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - AUGUST 19: An athlete competes during the swim leg of KMD IRONMAN Copenhagen on August 19, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images for IRONMAN) Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images for IRONMAN JUST KEEP SWIMMING An athlete competes during the swim leg of KMD IRONMAN Copenhagen in Denmark, August 19. A devotee of the Osun river goddess makes her way to the sacred river to offer sacrifice and prayer, during the Osun-Osugbo Festival in Osogbo, southwestern Nigeria on August 17, 2018. - Thousands of people attend the yearly Osun-Osugbo Festival to celebrate and make sacrifices to the river goddess Osun in return for fertility and good fortune. (Photo by Stefan HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images) STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images DOWN TO THE RIVER TO PRAY A devotee of the Osun river goddess makes her way to the water to offer sacrifice and prayer, during the Osun-Osugbo Festival in Nigeria, August 17. Thousands of people attend the yearly Osun-Osugbo Festival to celebrate and make sacrifices to the river goddess in return for fertility and good fortune.

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PFORZHEIM, GERMANY - AUGUST 18: Kai Havertz of Bayer Leverkusen in action while Bayer Leverkusen let of flares during the DFB Cup match between 1. CfR Pforzheim and Bayer Leverkusen on August 18, 2018 in Pforzheim, Germany. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images) Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images SMOKE SIGNALS Colorful flares are seen during a DFB Cup match in Pforzheim, Germany, August 18. Police cordons supporters of Malian opposition leader Soumaila Cisse during rally to protest results of presidential runoff vote on August 18, 2018, in Bamako. - More than a thousand supporters of Malian opposition leader Soumaila Cisse gathered in the capital Bamako on Saturday after he lost a presidential run-off to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita amid accusations of fraud. (Photo by Michele CATTANI / AFP) (Photo credit should read MICHELE CATTANI/AFP/Getty Images) MICHELE CATTANI/AFP/Getty Images PROTECT AND SERVE Police create a barrier between supporters of Malian opposition leader Soumaila Cisse during a protest of the country's presidential runoff election results, August 18. MOUNT KUMGANG, NORTH KOREA - AUGUST 20: (SOUTH KOREA OUT) South Korean Lee Geum-Sum, 92 (L) meets with her North Korean son Lee Sung-Chul, 71, during a separated family reunion meeting at the Mount Kumgang resort on August 20, 2018 in Mount Kumgang, North Korea. Almost a hundred South Koreans crossed the heavily armed border to meet their separated families for the first time since the 1950-53 Korean War, during a family reunion at North Korea. A total of 88 people from North Korea will also receive a chance to meet their families in the South during the six-day event which starts on August 20 at Mount Kumgang, north of the border between North and South Korea. (Photo O Jong-Chan-Korea Pool/Getty Images) Pool/Getty Images REUNITED South Korean Lee Geum-Sum, 92 (left) meets with her North Korean son Lee Sung-Chul, 71, during a separated families reunion meeting at a resort in Mount Kumgang, North Korea, August 20. TOPSHOT - Colombia's Caterine Ibarguen competes in the women's long jump during the 2018 IAAF Birmingham Diamond League athletics meeting at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on August 18, 2018. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images) BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images JUMPING FOR JOY Colombia's Caterine Ibarguen competes in the women's long jump during the 2018 IAAF Birmingham Diamond League meet at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, England, August 18. TOPSHOT - An animated marionette, a so-called Giant, of French street theatre company Royal de Luxe parades through the streets in the European Capital of Culture 2018, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, on August 17, 2018. - Royal de Luxe present a new story based on the saga of the Giants called 'Grand patin dans la glace' (Big skate on the ice) during three days until August 19, 2018. (Photo by Bas CZERWINSKI / ANP / AFP) / Netherlands OUT (Photo credit should read BAS CZERWINSKI/AFP/Getty Images) BAS CZERWINSKI/AFP/Getty Images GENTLE GIANTS An animated marionette from the French theatre company Royal de Luxe parades through the streets of Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, August 17. TOPSHOT - A man paints a mural of Aretha Franklin on a wall down the street where the Rev. Jesse Jackson spoke celebrating the life of singer Aretha Franklin at her father's church, New Bethel Baptist, during a Sunday morning service in Detroit, Michigan on August 19, 2018. - The funeral for Franklin is scheduled for August 31, 2018. Congregants celebrated the life of Aretha Franklin at her father's Baptist church in Detroit at the first Sunday service since her death, with her powerful voice again ringing out within its walls in tribute to her spectacular career. Civil rights activist and former presidential candidate Jesse Jackson, now frail himself, was given a standing ovation after stepping up to the microphone to eulogize his old friend, the 'Queen of Soul.'The New Bethel Baptist Church -- located in a down-at-heel, quiet neighborhood of Detroit -- has been the focus of tributes to Franklin, who passed away from advanced pancreatic cancer on August 16, 2018 at age 76. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP) (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images GOODBYE, QUEEN A man paints a mural of Aretha Franklin on a wall down the street from her father's church, New Bethel Baptist, in Detroit, Michigan, August 19. See more touching tributes to the late singer. KUMANO, JAPAN - AUGUST 17: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Fireworks explode during the Kumano Fireworks Festival on August 17, 2018 in Kumano, Mie, Japan. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images) The Asahi Shimbun/The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images LIGHT UP THE SKY Fireworks explode during the Kumano Fireworks Festival in Kumano, Japan, August 17.



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