Pictures of the Day: Obama vs. Brewer, Building Collapse in Brazil, and Australia Rioting

Jan 26, 2012 3:33pm

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Paul Cook, left, and Al Anderson, both of Madison, do their best to rescue a sinking shanty from Lake Mendota in the Town of Westport, Wis., Jan. 25, 2012. The shanty, used for the men’s casual ice hockey group called “The Iceholers,” began sinking due to a recent thaw and then froze in place. (M.P. King/Wisconsin State Journal/AP Photo)

 

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Rescue workers carry the body of a victim after a building collapsed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jan. 26, 2012. A multistory building collapsed in Rio’s center, leaving rubble strewn over a wide area but confusion about the number of possible victims and the cause. (Felipe Dana/AP Photo)

 

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Prime Minister Julia Gillard, second from left, is escorted out for safety by body guards and police through a crowd of rowdy protesters in Canberra, Australia, Jan. 26, 2012. Some 200 supporters of indigenous rights surrounded a Canberra restaurant and banged its windows while Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott were inside officiating at an award ceremony. (Lukas Coch/AP Photo)

 

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer points during an intense conversation with President Barack Obama after he arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Jan. 25, 2012, in Mesa, Ariz. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP Photo)

 

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A picture taken through an inspection hole of a hatch door shows a prisoner praying inside his cell in a remand prison in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Jan. 26, 2012. More than 1,000 detainees in prisons around Kyrgyzstan sewed their lips together in protest at their conditions, authorities in the Central Asian country said. (Vyacheslav Oseledko/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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Pakistani customs officials gather beside burning seized heroin, hashish and liquor in the outskirt of Karachi, Jan. 26, 2012. The customs officials destroyed 300 kilograms of heroin, 1,280 kilograms of hashish and 771 bottles of liquor and beer to marked the International Customs Day. (Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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A man handles his TV set at his home flooded after the overflowing of the river Cauca, Jan. 25, 2012 in Candelaria, Colombia. About 3 million people have been affected by heavy rains caused by the phenomenon of “La Nina” since the second half of 2010. (Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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A snow-covered house stands near the village of Destne v Orlickych horach, Czech Republic, Jan. 26, 2012. (Petr David Josek/AP Photo)

 

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