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    A young Japanese woman dressed in a colorful Kimono uses her mobile phone after attending a ceremony marking the "Coming of Age Day" in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 14, 2013. The Coming of Age Day is a Japanese holiday held to celebrate young people who have reached the age of 20, the age of maturity in Japan, when they are legally permitted to smoke, drink alcohol and vote.
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    A man attempts to retrieve some belongings by breaking through a window of the burning Lome's Grand Marche, Jan. 12, 2013, in Lome, Togo. Crowds of people filled the streets surrounding the multistory structure, as a few vendors entered the burning building to save their goods.
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    Hindu men and a decorated cow jump over fire as part of "Makar Sankranti" celebrations in Bangalore, India, Jan. 14, 2013. Cows and bulls are washed and the horns painted with bright colors and decorated with garlands during the Hindu festival, which marks the return of the sun to the northern hemisphere and the end of the harvesting season.
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    Miss New York, Mallory Hagan, right, reacts with Miss South Carolina Ali Rogers as she is crowned Miss America 2013, Jan. 12, 2013, in Las Vegas.
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    Air pollution hangs over the skyline as the sun rises over the central business district in Beijing, Jan. 14, 2013. Dense smog shrouded the city with pollution at hazardous levels for a fourth day and residents were advised to stay indoors.
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    Pope Benedict XVI performs a baptism in the Sistine Chapel, Jan. 13, 2013, in Vatican City, Vatican. The Vatican reiterated its opposition to same-sex marriage after an Italian court ruling it was prejudice to assume a child would have a detrimental upbringing living with a gay couple.
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    A Bangladeshi Muslim prays during the last day of the three-day Islamic Congregationn on the banks of the River Turag in Tongi, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Jan. 13, 2013. The gathering, held each year since 1966, aims to revive the tenets of Islam and promote peace through prayer.
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    A Bearded Tit flies through the snow amongst the reedbeds in Hyde Park, Jan. 14, 2013, in London, England. The bird, one of a pair spotted early last week, marks the first time the species has ever been seen in Inner London.
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    A newly-restored steam engine built in 1898, known as Met Locomotive No. 1, arrives at Moorgate station in a reenactment of the first London Underground journey, Jan. 13, 2013, in London, England. The London Underground celebrates its 150th birthday this month.
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    A man sweeps a tiled area of the earthquake-damaged Santa Ana Catholic church, where he now lives, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 12, 2013. Haitians recalled the tens of thousands of people who lost their lives in the devastating earthquake three years ago. Most of the rubble created by the quake has since been carted away but more than 350,000 people still live in displacement camps.
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