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    Astronaut Mike Hopkins is shown in this photo released on Dec. 27, 2013, as he participates in the second of two spacewalks that took place on Dec. 24, 2013. The scheduled spacewalks were designed to allow the crew to change out a faulty water pump on the exterior of the International Space Station orbiting Earth.
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    Police detain an injured man they suspect of being an activist with the banned Islamist organization Hizb-ut-Tahrir, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec. 27, 2013. Police arrested more than 18 activists suspected of being members of the organization after a clash with police, local media reported.
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    Greenpeace activist Mannes Ubels, of the Netherlands, jumps holding his passport as he celebrates getting permission to leave Russia, near the Federal Migration Service in St. Petersburg, Russia, Dec. 26, 2013. Russian investigators have dropped charges against all of the 30 crew of a Greenpeace ship who were accused of hooliganism following a protest outside a Russian oil rig in the Arctic.
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    Riot police carry an injured colleague after clashes with anti-government protesters near the Thai-Japan youth stadium in central Bangkok, Dec. 26, 2013. Thai police fired teargas at protesters in the capital of Thailand, after demonstrators tried to disrupt planning for a February election, the first such incident in nearly two weeks.
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    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is pictured as she leaves a Christmas church service at Sandringham in eastern England, Dec. 25, 2013.
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    A Christian worshipper lights candles at the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Dec. 25, 2013. Every Christmas pilgrims travel to the church where a gold star embedded in the floor marks the spot where Christians believe Jesus was born.
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    An elderly man offers prayers in Bhaktapur, Nepal, Dec. 26, 2013. Bhaktapur, also known as the city of devotees, is an ancient city dominated by the Newar community, and is popular for its traditional architectural buildings, temples and unique festivals.
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    A costumed competitor jumps into the water during the 104th Copa de Nadal de Natacio in Barcelona, Spain, Dec. 25, 2013. The Christmas Day Harbor Swim involves competitors swimming over 200 yards in Barcelona's Old Harbor.
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    A ballerina from the New York City Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" smiles as she tours the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Dec. 24, 2013.
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    Indonesian drag queen Monica lights a cigarette backstage for a special performance on the fifth anniversary celebrations for Bali Joe Bar, one of the most famous gay bars in Bali, Indonesia, Dec. 23, 2013. Although there are no laws against homosexuality or transgender activity in Indonesia, discrimination is rife.
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    Darren Fabella, 6, lights candles for his late friend, a victim of typhoon Haiyan, who is buried in a vacant lot on in front of a Catholic church in San Joaquin, central Philippines, Dec. 24, 2013. The typhoon reduced almost everything in its path to rubble when it swept ashore on Nov. 8, killing at least 6,069 people, leaving 1,779 missing and 4 million either homeless or with damaged homes.
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    A severely damaged building is shown after a car bomb explosion in Mansoura, Egypt, Dec. 24, 2013. A car bomb tore through a police building in Mansura, killing at least 14 people, in an attack authorities said was aimed at derailing the country's transition to democracy.
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    Marines take the casket of Lance Cpl. Mathew Rodriguez out of the First Congregational Church in Fairhaven, Mass., Dec. 23, 2013, after his funeral service, followed by his burial at the National Cemetery in Bourne, Mass. Rodriguez was killed on Dec. 11 in Helmund Province in Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.
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    Visitors take a picture of Christmas illuminations, lit by 280,000 LED lights, at the Tokyo Midtown business and commercial complex in Tokyo, Dec. 21, 2013.
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    Pakistani Christians take part in a candle-lit Christmas service at the Cathedral Church in Lahore, Pakistan, Dec. 22, 2013.
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    Gas station workers and clients celebrate after winning the second prize of the Christmas lottery "El Gordo"("The Fat One") in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Spain, Dec. 22, 2013. Millions of Spaniards are glued to televisions as the country's cherished Christmas lottery, the world's richest, distributes a bounty of $3.4 billion in prize money to winning ticket owners.
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    Palestinians dance the Dabka, an Arab folk line dance, with mock weapons made from wood at a rally marking the 46th anniversary of the founding of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), in the West Bank village of Maythalun, Dec. 21, 2013. The PFLP is a hardline Palestinian faction that opposes negotiations with Israel.
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    Anaheim Ducks' Mathieu Perreault (22) celebrates his goal against New York Islanders' goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20) as Travis Hamonic (3) looks away, during an NHL hockey game, Dec. 21, 2013, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Ducks won 5-3.
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    Eve Grayson, a herder with The Cairgorm Reindeer Herd, feeds the herd in Aviemore, Scotland, Dec. 23, 2013. The animals are the only reindeer herd in Great Britain.
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    Shiite Muslims beat their chests at Tehran's Grand Bazaar during the religious festival that marks the 40th day after Ashura, commemorating the seventh century killing of Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Imam Hussein, Dec. 23, 2013.
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    Memphis head coach Josh Pastner reacts to a play against Southeast Missouri in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Dec. 21, 2013, in Memphis, Tenn. Memphis won 77-65.
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