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    Homeless people warm their hands over a fire in New Delhi, Jan. 3, 2012. A cold wave is sweeping across northern India sending temperatures plunging.
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    A bus traveling from Newtown, Conn., to neighboring Monroe, stops in front of 26 angels along the roadside on the first day of classes for Sandy Hook Elementary School students since the Dec. 14 shooting, in Monroe, Conn., Jan. 3, 2013. Chalk Hill School in Monroe was overhauled especially for the students from the Sandy Hook School shooting.
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    Sadia Mukhteya, 12, who was displaced with her family from Pakistan's tribal areas due to fighting between militants and the army, reads in front of a class during an English language lesson at a school in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Jan. 3, 2013.
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    Rescuers hold onto a female passenger after a ferry ran aground while trying to dock at Dumaguete City during strong waves as Tropical Depression Auring hit the Philippines, Jan. 3, 2013. Local media reports stated that more than 200 passengers and crew were taken to safety after the M/V Zamboanga Ferry passenger ship had difficulty docking at the port.
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    Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., whose district includes Long Island, expresses his anger and disappointment during a cable TV interview, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 2, 2013, after the House GOP leadership decided late New Year's Day to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
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    Iranian Shiite Muslims men beat their chests at the Grand Bazaar during the Arbaeen religious festival which marks the 40th day after Ashura, commemorating the seventh century killing of Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Imam Hussein, in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 3, 2013.
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    A rear alleyway behind homes is seen in Accrington, Lancashire, England, Jan. 3, 2013. Accrington has the highest number of empty homes in England.
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    A worker collects pieces of shark fins drying on the rooftop of a factory building in Hong Kong, Jan. 3, 2013. For centuries, shark fin, usually served as soup, has been a coveted delicacy in Chinese cooking, extolled for its supposed ability to boost sexual potency, enhance skin quality, increase one's energy, prevent heart disease and lower cholesterol.
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    Firefighters work to put out a fire at a fur factory that contains six tanks of hazardous chemicals in Wenzhou, China, Jan. 3, 2013. More than 350 firefighters were brought in to get the fire under control.
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