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  • Today in Pictures: Jan. 17, 2013

    A woman and her iguana sit on a bench in Saint Paul's Church on pet blessing day, which marks Saint Anthony's Day in Zaragoza, Spain, Jan. 17, 2013. Saint Anthony is the patron saint of animals in Spain and many animal owners bring their pets for blessing every year.
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  • Today in Pictures: Jan. 17, 2013

    Two boxers train under the illumination of the Haslingden Halo Panopticon, Jan. 16, 2013 in Rawtenstall, England. The installation designed by John Kennedy of LandLab sits on a hill called Top o' Slate, a reclaimed landfill site in East Lancashire and has become a major landmark since opening in 2011.
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  • Today in Pictures: Jan. 17, 2013

    Sam Favret of France glides on the wide face of "Cirque de Fond Blanc" during the 5th Linecatcher, Jan. 16, 2013, at the Les Arcs ski resort, French Alps.
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  • Today in Pictures: Jan. 17, 2013

    A man pushes his motorcycle through a flooded street in Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan. 17, 2013. Floods regularly hit parts of Jakarta in the rainy season, but this week's inundation following an intense rain storm appeared especially widespread.
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  • Today in Pictures: Jan. 17, 2013

    People look at the scene of a building collapse, Jan. 16, 2013, at Kenya's lakeside town of Kisumu killing at least three people. The building that was still under construction is suspected to have caved in on itself due to the failure of the site's contractors to adhere to appropriate standards of construction.
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  • Today in Pictures: Jan. 17, 2013

    Dakar Rally Director Etienne Lavigne, right, covers his face from sand kicked up by a helicopter lifting the motorcycle of Herve Thierry of France after it fell in the river during the 11th stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally from La Rioja to Fiambala, Argentina, Jan. 16, 2013.
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  • Today in Pictures: Jan. 17, 2013

    Pakistani Sunni cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri addresses a rally from his bullet-proof container, center, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Jan. 17, 2013. Qadri is demanding the government be dissolved and replaced with a caretaker administration formed in consultation with the judiciary and the military.
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  • Today in Pictures: Jan. 17, 2013

    A man lights a candle for victims of the 1995 "Great Hanshin earthquake" during a memorial ceremony, Jan. 17, 2012 in Kobe, Japan. Hundreds of people gathered to pay their respects and light bamboo lanterns in the park for more than 6,400 people who lost their lives in the 7.3 magnitude earthquake.
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  • Today in Pictures: Jan. 17, 2013

    Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy plays a shot during the first round of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship in the Emirati capital, Jan. 17, 2013.
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  • Today in Pictures: Jan. 17, 2013

    A man rides a horse through a bonfire in San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, Jan. 16, 2013, in honor of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals. On the eve of Saint Anthony's Day, hundreds ride their horses trough the narrow cobblestone streets of the small village of San Bartolome during the "Luminarias", a traditional festival that dates back 500 years.
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