Today in Pictures: Dec. 27, 2011

Dec 27, 2011 1:57pm

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A girl goes up the escalators at Comuna 13 neighborhood in Medellin, Colombia, Dec. 26, 2011, the day of their inauguration. The escalators are the first of their kind to be installed in a shantytown with high rates of urban violence. It is a system that will transform the mobility of the inhabitants of this district, replacing more than 350 concrete stairways. (Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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An car rests on its front end after a high speed collision with a tree in Gurgaon, India, Dec. 26, 2011. The driver sustained minor injuries, according to a local newspaper report. (AP Photo)

 

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A supporter of Pakistan’s slain leader Benazir Bhutto, reacts while visiting her tomb, during a rally to mark the fourth anniversary of her assassination in Gari Khuda Bux, Pakistan, Dec. 27, 2011. (Shakil Adil/AP Photo)

 

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Kim Jong Un, right, late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il’s youngest known son and successor, shakes hands with Lee Hee-ho, the wife of former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung who visited Kumsusan Memorial Palace to pay respects to the late leader, Dec. 26, 2011, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo)

 

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Widow, Karen Bell, wipes her eyes as she sits with Pamela Alexander the mother of the deceased, and James Bell III, father of the deceased, during the burial of US Marine Staff Sergeant Vincent Bell, who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom at the time of his death in Afghanistan, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, Dec. 27, 2011. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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Women supporters of Pakistan’s slain leader Benazir Bhutto hold her posters at a ceremony to mark the fourth anniversary of her death, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Dec. 27, 2011. Bhutto was assassinated in Rawalpindi in 2007. (Muhammed Muheisen/AP Photo)

 

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Mikos (shrine maidens) arrange Hamaya (arrows intended to destroy evil spirits) to which Emas (wooden plaques) are attached showing a picture of a dragon in celebration of the forthcoming “Year of the Dragon” at Sosha Shrine, Dec. 27, 2011 in Himeji, Japan. Japanese years are associated with the twelve animals Mouse, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)

 

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Workers bring the number two light up to the 2012 Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball at One Times Square, Dec. 27, 2011 in New York City. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

 

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, right, is driven from Papworth Hospital, Dec. 27, 2011 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. The Duke is returning to the Sandringham Estate to join other members of the Royal Family for Christmas after receiving treatment for a blocked artery. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

 

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Indian men feed birds on a cold morning in New Delhi, India, Dec. 27, 2011. The dipping mercury has pushed the country-wide death toll to more than a hundred as north India continued to reel under biting cold conditions, according to news reports. (Kevin Frayer/AP Photo)

 

 

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