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Flamingos flock to Mumbai between September and April, but this year there are almost three times more birds than the amount that usually flocks to the area. Bachchan Kumar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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More Flamingos Are Flocking to Mumbai Than Ever Before. The Reason Could be Sewage

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Josefine Wallenå of Sweden sits on the Iron Throne after driving eight hours to find it. Courtesy of Josefine Wallenå hide caption

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A Game of Thrones Fan Traveled To The Arctic As Part Of A Worldwide Scavenger Hunt

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Has Sexism Become A Barrier To A Brexit Breakthrough?

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Protesters run to cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops near fence of Gaza Strip border with Israel on Saturday. The day marked the first anniversary of the Gaza border protests. Adel Hana/AP hide caption

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4 Palestinians Killed Along Gaza Border In 'Great March of Return' Protest

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View From Mexico On Trump's Latest Rhetoric

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Protesters run to cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops near fence of Gaza Strip border with Israel on Saturday. Adel Hana/AP hide caption

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Israeli Troops Kill At Least 4 Palestinian Protesters, Gaza Health Officials Say

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What Life After ISIS Looks Like In Iraq

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Amid Anxiety Surrounding Boeing's 737 Max Jets, One Airline Wants To Cancel Its Order

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Many Pregnant Women Are Among Those Leaving Venezuela

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A Chinese site engineer is seen during construction of an extension of the Southern Expressway in Sri Lanka, in November. The project is part of Beijing's massive Belt and Road Initiative. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Ukrainian presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy walks backstage during the filming of the League of Laughter comedy show on March 19 in Kiev, Ukraine. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images hide caption

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A Comedian Plays Ukraine's President On TV. Will He Become One In Real Life?

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Ukraine Election Preview

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