The U.K. and the European Union strike a deal to unlock divorce negotiations, firefighters tackle wildfires across Los Angeles, and Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends the Paris Europlace International Financial Forum in Tokyo.

A worker wearing a protective mask cuts a sheet of steel at a factory in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The ascent of less-developed states could spell a future of more balanced, sustainable growth in which regional rivalries fuel productivity gains, much as they have in the other giant economies of the U.S. and China.

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Democratic Senator Al Franken of Minnesota walks through the U.S. Capitol with his wife Franni Bryson, center left, before speaking on the Senate floor in Washington on Thursday. Franken announced Thursday he’ll resign to end the turmoil over allegations that he groped or tried to forcibly kiss several women after more than half of his Democratic colleagues demanded he step down to make clear that mistreatment of women is unacceptable.

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The skipper cleans his catch of brill and turbot aboard the Harvest Reaper fishing trawler approximately 18 nautical miles offshore from Britain’s Newlyn. Prime Minister Theresa May will pull Britain out of the 1964 London convention that allows European fishing vessels to access waters as close as six to 12 nautical miles from the U.K. coastline.

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A firefighter hoses down the perimeter of a partially burned home on Wednesday, during the Skirball Fire in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles. Fast-moving fires fanned by high winds in Southern California charred 50,000 acres of land and prompted a shutdown of Interstate 405 highway as they moved closer to Los Angeles.

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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker hold a news conference at the European Commission building in Brussels on Friday. The U.K. and the European Union struck a deal to unlock divorce negotiations, opening the way for talks on what businesses are keenest to nail down — the nature of the post-Brexit future.

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A worker examines steel after being rolled into a giant coil at the Stelco Holdings Inc. plant in Nanticoke, Ontario, Canada. The 107-year-old company just completed the first initial public offering of…