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Olympic flame arrives in Japan; India's daughter gets justice; the coronavirus looms over daily life



Aliyah Mosby is silhouetted against the sunset as she walks at the Liberty Memorial Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Kansas City, Missouri. Mosby was taking advantage of warm weather on the first day of spring to get some fresh air as most of the community isolates to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
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Aliyah Mosby is silhouetted against the sunset as she walks at the Liberty Memorial Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Kansas City, Missouri. Mosby was taking advantage of warm weather on the first day of spring to get some fresh air as most of the community isolates to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
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People stand apart as they line up to enter a supermarket in Rome, Friday, March 20, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.
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People stand apart as they line up to enter a supermarket in Rome, Friday, March 20, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.
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Blue Impulse of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force fly over during Olympic Flame Arrival Ceremony at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima Base in Higashimatsushima in Miyagi Prefecture, north of Tokyo, Friday, March 20, 2020. The Olympic flame from Greece arrived in Japan even as the opening of the the Tokyo Games in four months is in doubt with more voices suggesting the games should to be postponed or canceled because of the worldwide virus pandemic.
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Blue Impulse of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force fly over during Olympic Flame Arrival Ceremony at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima Base in Higashimatsushima in Miyagi Prefecture, north of Tokyo, Friday, March 20, 2020. The Olympic flame from Greece arrived in Japan even as the opening of the the Tokyo Games in four months is in doubt with more voices suggesting the games should to be postponed or canceled because of the worldwide virus pandemic.
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Asha Devi, mother of the victim of the fatal 2012 gang rape on a moving bus, facing camera, is embraced by an unidentified woman after the rapists of her daughter were hanged, in New Delhi, India, Friday, March 20, 2020. Four men were sentenced to capital punishment for the 2012 gang-rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a moving bus in New Delhi have been executed.
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Asha Devi, mother of the victim of the fatal 2012 gang rape on a moving bus, facing camera, is embraced by an unidentified woman after the rapists of her daughter were hanged, in New Delhi, India, Friday, March 20, 2020. Four men were sentenced to capital punishment for the 2012 gang-rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a moving bus in New Delhi have been executed.
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Empty racks are seen at flower auctioneer Royal FloraHolland in Aalsmeer, Netherlands, Thursday, March 19, 2020. Sales at major Dutch growers have slumped, forcing farmers to destroy their flower crops in this busy spring season when bulb fields erupt into color. With lockdowns and border restrictions around the world because of the coronavirus the Netherlands' multibillion dollar flower industry has slumped.
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Empty racks are seen at flower auctioneer Royal FloraHolland in Aalsmeer, Netherlands, Thursday, March 19, 2020. Sales at major Dutch growers have slumped, forcing farmers to destroy their flower crops in this busy spring season when bulb fields erupt into color. With lockdowns and border restrictions around the world because of the coronavirus the Netherlands' multibillion dollar flower industry has slumped.
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A woman walks across the near empty Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, March 20, 2020. The Czech Republic's government has approved further dramatic measures to try and stem the spread of the novel coronavirus called COVID-19. The Prague castle is in the background.
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A woman walks across the near empty Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, March 20, 2020. The Czech Republic's government has approved further dramatic measures to try and stem the spread of the novel coronavirus called COVID-19. The Prague castle is in the background.
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