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German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives applause during the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) election event on Sunday in Berlin. Voters have gone to the polls nationwide in elections that herald the end of Merkel's 16-year chancellorship.
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A view of the entrance to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City on May 14, 2020. Hospital and nursing home workers across New York are required to have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by Monday, prompting concerns over noncompliance and potential staffing shortages.
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In this photo provided by Kimberly Fossen, people work at the scene of an Amtrak train derailment on Saturday in north-central Montana. Multiple people were injured when the train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed Saturday, the train agency said.
Performers dressed as Pikachu, a character from Pokemon series, march during the Pikachu Outbreak event hosted by The Pokemon Co. on August 9, 2017 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.
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In this Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 file photo, people take part in the Zurich Pride parade in Switzerland. Swiss voters will wrap up a referendum on Sept. 26, 2021, to decide whether to allow same-sex marriage.
This photo shows a scene after an Israeli army operation that left several Palestinian men killed, in the West Bank village of Beit Anan on Sept. 26, 2021. Multiple Palestinian gunmen were killed in shootouts with Israeli security forces during a West Bank arrest operation cracking down on Hamas, the Israeli military said.
Fifty barracks are available for accommodation in the Krnjaca asylum center in Serbia, just outside the capital Belgrade. Single men live in separate housing, while families stay together. For those who decide to return home, the International Organization for Migration offers a "voluntary return and reintegration" program in the camp.
Weight lifting or other forms of strength training is a smart addition to your exercise routines. It helps stave off chronic illness and can help manage weight gain.
It seemed as if the 2005 album by Kenneth Kaunda, We Shall Fight HIV/AIDS, had vanished. But then ... it was found! Here's what could be the sole surviving copy, now being remastered for re-release this year.
They Found It! The Long-Lost Album By Zambia's President: 'We Shall Fight HIV/AIDS'
Salman Khan Rashid, 24, right, and his mother, Sana Rashid, at home. Salman lost his job as a golf coach at a Mumbai sports club during the pandemic. The household, which includes Salman's three sisters, is now surviving on savings. But when he's able, he'll give a little money or food to others facing food insecurity.
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On Thursday, people in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, pass election posters of chancellor candidates Armin Laschet (from right) of the Christian Democratic Union, Annalena Baerbock of the Greens, Olaf Scholz of the Social Democratic Party and Christian Lindner of the Free Democratic Party.