DAMASCUS, SYRIA - OCTOBER 28: A Syrian run through smoke on a street after the war crafts belonging to the Syrian army bombed opposition-controlled district of Ayn Tarma in Damascus, Syria on October 28, 2015. (Photo by Ala Muhammed/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CALDES DE MONTBUI, SPAIN - OCTOBER 27: Carles Sanmarti checks noodles drying in wood cabinets at Pasta Sanmarti factory on October 27, 2015 in Caldes de Montbui, Spain. The Sanmarti family has been involved in the production of pasta since 1700. Carles Sanmarti, the 8th generation descendent, still uses the original recipe using just amber durum wheat semolina, thermal mineral water and egg free. Sanmarti nowadays exports their pasta products to countries as diverse as the United States, China, Denmark and also to the United Kingdom, their largest foreign market. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA - OCTOBER 26: Members of the Army's Old Guard carry the casket U.S. Army Cpl. Robert E. Meyers during a burial service for Meyers at Arlington National Cemetery October 26, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. Meyers, whose remains were only recently identified due to advances in technology, was declared missing in action in December of 1950 after his unit was involved in combat operations near Sonchu, North Korea. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
MOUNT KUMGANG, NORTH KOREA - OCTOBER 26: (SOUTH KOREA OUT) South Koreans in a bus bid farewell to their North Korean relatives before they return to their home after a family reunion having been separated for 60 years following the Korean War on October 26, 2015 in Mount Kumgang, North Korea. The program allows the reunions of family members separated by the 1950-53 Korean war. (Photo by The Korea Press Photographers' Association via Getty Images)
Refugees and migrants sail towards the Greek island of Lesbos on October 25, 2015 as they cross the Aegean sea from Turkey. At least three migrants -- two children and a woman -- drowned when their boat sank off the Greek island of Lesbos, the coastguard said, the latest fatalities in Europe's refugee crisis. Around a dozen others, mostly Afghans, are still missing after the rickety vessel, carrying 60 people, went down at dawn as it made the perilous crossing from Turkey, according to the Greek coastguard. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS (Photo credit should read ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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