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Candidates on the campaign trail, an impeached president and a jumping Duchess -- these were images people shared the most.

10. Rally in Rio

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People watch former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva speak at a rally supporting President Dilma Rousseff in the historic Lapa neighborhood on April 11 in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil’s congressional impeachment committee approved a motion to proceed with Rousseff's impeachment for manipulating the federal budget; the Senate removed her from office on August 31.

9. The Duchess Jumps

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gets some airtime during a trip to Mumbai, where she met children from Magic Bus, Childline and Doorstep, three non-governmental organizations. The visit included a lively ball game at the iconic Oval Maidan recreation ground.

8. James Bay’s Echo Award

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Singer-songwriter James Bay shows off the hardware backstage after winning Best Newcomer at the 2016 Echo Awards in Berlin, Germany.

7. Carrie Underwood Live

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Country superstar Carrie Underwood performs during the Stagecoach Festival in Indio, California. The massive outdoor event was one of 47 stops on her seven-country Storyteller tour.

6. Emma Roberts at the Met Gala

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Actress Emma Roberts shows off her Tory Burch gown at the Met Gala, which united couture and tech under the theme “Manus X Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology.” Apparently her braided hairstyle was a fashion do, too--she was seen wearing it several days after the event.

5. Invictus Games

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Guests attend the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games Orlando, an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event for wounded or injured armed service personnel. This year’s event took place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

4. Hillary Greets Supporters


Hillary Clinton speaks to an overflow crowd who were unable to get into the venue during an April campaign rally at Southwest College in Los Angeles.

3. Usain Bolt

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Usain Bolt cemented his legacy as the fastest human ever by winning his third 100-meter gold medal at the Rio Olympics. He also won gold in the 200-meter race and 4 x 100 meter-relay, completing the “triple triple”--three sprinting gold medals in three consecutive Olympics.

2. Hillary Rallies

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Hillary Clinton is all smiles at a Latino organizing event she held on April 9 while campaigning in Brooklyn, 10 days before New York’s Democratic primary.

1. Trump at the RNC

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Donald Trump, seen here with his family (from left, Vanessa Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Tiffany Trump), accepted the Republican presidential nomination at the party’s national convention in July. This image, of a sour-looking Trump listening to a speech on the third day of the convention, became the most-shared photo of the year.

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