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The World’s Biggest News Stories Of 2018 In Pictures was originally published on newsone.com

1. Andrew Gillum

Andrew Gillum Source:Getty

Tallahassee mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum casts his ballot with his four-year-old twins Caroline, left, and Jackson on Election Day on November 6, 2018, in Tallahassee, Florida. Gillum was facing off in a close race against Republican candidate Ron DeSantis. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

2. Deadly earthquake and tsunami hits Indonesia’s island of Sulawesi

Deadly earthquake and tsunami hits Indonesia's island of Sulawesi Source:Getty

An aerial view of Balaroa village following the earthquake on October 6, 2018, in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The death toll from last weeks earthquake and tsunami has risen to at least 1,558 but power had returned to parts of the city and fuel shipments have begun to flow back. A tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake slammed into Indonesia’s coastline on the island of Sulawesi which destroyed or damaged over 70,000 homes as tensions remain high with desperate survivors trying to secure basics like clean water and fuel for generators. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

3. Banksy’s ‘Love in in the Bin’

Banksy's 'Love in in the Bin' Source:Getty

Sotheby’s employees pose with ‘Love is in the Bin’ by British artist Banksy during a media preview at Sotheby’s auction house on October 12, 2018, in London. During Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sale on October 5th, the Banksy artwork ‘Girl with Balloon’ shredded through the bottom of the frame as it was sold. With Banksy being responsible for the shredding, the buyer still agreed to proceed with the sale and it is now titled ‘Love is in the Bin’ and said to be worth more than the £1.04million paid. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

4. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Source:Getty

Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in before testifying the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018, in Washington, D.C. A professor at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Ford accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her during a party in 1982 when they were high school students in suburban Maryland. In prepared remarks, Ford said, “I don’t have all the answers, and I don’t remember as much as I would like to. But the details about that night that bring me here today are ones I will never forget. They have been seared into my memory and have haunted me episodically as an adult.” (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) color image,photography,people,one person,horizontal,usa,topix,bestof,headshot,law,politics,washington dc,oath,court hearing,dirksen senate office building,bestpix,politics and government,testimony,senate judiciary committee,brett kavanaugh,christine blasey ford

5. Southern California wildfires

Southern California wildfires Source:Getty

Smoke from the Holy Fire burning in Cleveland National Forest is blurred in a long exposure above an industrial storage facility on August 10, 2018, in Corona, California. The fire continued to grow amidst a heat wave and burned over 18,000 acres (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

6. Northern California fire

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Inmate firefighters look on as a firefighting aircraft prepares to drop fire retardant ahead of the River Fire as it burns through a canyon on August 1, 2018, in Lakeport, California. The River Fire burned over 27,000 acres and destroyed homes. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

7. Philippines torrential downpours

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A boy holds a partially submerged branch as he plays in a swollen river caused by heavy rains under a bridge in Manila on June 11, 2018. (Photo by NOEL CELIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

8. Border Patrol agents detain migrants

Border Patrol agents detain migrants Source:Getty

A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. The asylum seekers had rafted across the Rio Grande from Mexico and were detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents before being sent to a processing center for possible separation. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) was executing the Trump administration’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy towards undocumented immigrants. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions also said that domestic and gang violence in immigrants’ country of origin would no longer qualify them for political asylum status. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

9. Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts Source:Getty

People play golf as an ash plume rises in the distance from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 15, 2018, in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. The U.S. Geological Survey said a recent lowering of the lava lake at the volcano’s Halemaumau crater ‘has raised the potential for explosive eruptions’ at the volcano. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

10. Humanoid Robots are made

Humanoid Robots are made Source:Getty

Engineered Arts prosthetic expert Mike Humphrey checks on Fred, a recently completed Mesmer robot that was built at the company’s headquarters in Penryn on May 9, 2018, in Cornwall, England. Founded in 2004, the Cornish company operating from an industrial unit near Falmouth, is a world leader in life-sized commercial available humanoid robots for entertainment, information, education and research. The company has successfully sold its the fully interactive and multilingual RoboThespian robot around the world to science centers, theme parks and visitor attractions, and also to academic and commercial research groups where they are used as research and development platforms. However, more recently the company has been building a range of lifelike bio-mechanical Mesmer robots. Built on the sensors and the extensive software framework already developed for RoboThespian, the Mesmer robots can offer some of the smartest animatronics on the market, giving extensive interaction but can also move very smoothly, quietly and naturally too. Developed using Engineered Arts own animation software ‘Virtual Robot’, Mesmer characters can be fictional, or faithful recreations of real-world people with accuracy possible to the last pore or finest of hairs. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

11. White nationalists rally In Georgia

White nationalists rally In Georgia Source:Getty

Members of the National Socialist Movement, one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in the U.S., hold a swastika burning after a rally on April 21, 2018, in Draketown, Georgia. Community members had opposed the rally in Newnan and came out to embrace racial unity in the small Georgia town. Fearing a repeat of the violence that broke out after Charlottesville, hundreds of police officers were stationed in the town during the rally in an attempt to keep the anti-racist protesters and neo-Nazi groups separated. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

12. Teens for gun reform protest at the White House

Teens for gun reform protest at the White House Source:Getty

Demonstrators lie on the ground during a ‘lie-in’ demonstration supporting gun control reform near the White House on February 19, 2018, in Washington, D.C. According to a statement from the White House, ‘the President is supportive of efforts to improve the Federal background check system.’, in the wake of last weeks shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

13. Shooting at high school in Parkland, Florida

Shooting at high school in Parkland, Florida Source:Getty

People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school that reportedly killed and injured multiple people on February 14, 2018, in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

14. Women’s March

Women's March Source:Getty

A woman shouts slogans during the Women’s March in New York City, January 20, 2018, as protestors took to the streets en masse across the United States, hoisting anti-Donald Trump placards, banging drums and donning pink hats for a second Women’s March opposing the president — one year to the day of his inauguration. Hundreds of thousands of marchers assembled in Washington, New York, Chicago, Denver, Boston, Los Angeles and other cities nationwide, many donning the famous pink knit ‘pussy hats’ — a reference to Trump’s videotaped boasts of his license to grope women without repercussions. / AFP PHOTO / KENA BETANCUR (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)

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