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Tourist gather near a tribute to former Astronaut and US Senator John Glenn, at the National Air and Space Museum, December 9, 2016 in Washington, DC. Glenn, who passed away yesterday December 8, was the first American to orbit the earth, then went on to serve 24 years as a US Senator for the state of Ohio. Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP
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This file photo taken on March 16, 2015 at the Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie science museum in Paris shows the Geode, a mirror-finished geodesic dome that holds an Omnimax theatre. The Geode, built 31 years ago, should be rethought to boost its activity according to Universcience management, AFP reported on December 8, 2016. BERTRAND GUAY / AFP
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An official removes a pottery bowl after it was displayed at the Beijing Stone Carving Art Museum in Beijing on December 8, 2016. The bowl was among thousands of artifacts found during excavations of a site where the new Beijing administrative center is to be built in Tongzhou, a suburb of the city. An area the size of 142 football fields was excavated resulting in the discovery of 1092 tombs from the Warring States period to the Qing Dynasty, and a Han Dynasty town site. GREG BAKER / AFP
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Leclerc's Chief Executive Officer Michel-Edouard Leclerc poses during a photo session on December 9, 2016 during the exhibition "Hartung and the lyrical painters" dipslayed at the Fonds Helene et Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture in Landerneau, western of France. FRED TANNEAU / AFP
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Senate Minority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) peaks at a painting of himself during a portrait unveiling for the outgoing Senator on Capitol Hill December 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski / AFP
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St Mary's Cathedral is illuminated with a Christmas-themed projection in Sydney to celebrate the Christmas season on December 9, 2016. SAEED KHAN / AFP
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An Emirati woman uses a drop spindle to spin wool during the 2016 Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival in Abu Dhabi on December 9, 2016. KARIM SAHIB / AFP
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Award recipients Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne, pose with NASA Astranaut Mae Jemison on the red carpet for the Smithsonian Magazine's 2016 American Ingenuity Awards, honoring groundbreaking individuals in several categories, at the National Portrait Gallery on December 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. Weiss, Barish, Thorne and Ronald Drever, won the award for Physical Sciences for proving Einstein's theory of the existence of gravitational waves in the universe. MOLLY RILEY / AFP
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A picture shows Christmas decorations in the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery on December 7, 2016 in Milan on the eve of the Immaculate conception which is public holiday in Italy. GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP
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A woman speaks on her smartphone in the 798 art area in Beijing. Nicolas ASFOURI / AFP