Today in Pictures: Jan. 19, 2012

Jan 19, 2012 5:02pm

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A Raramuri Indian woman of the Tarahumara Mountains waits to have her children treated at a clinic in the town of Carichi, northern Mexico, Jan. 18, 2012. A severe drought has place many indigenous communities in the region under severe stress and the Mexican Red Cross has considered the situation “a food emergency.” (Raymundo Ruiz/AP Photo)

 

 

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry salutes as he announces that he is suspending his campaign as a Republican presidential candidate, Jan. 19, 2012, in Charleston, S.C., in advance of this weekend’s Jan. 21, 2012 Republican presidential primary. (Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

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An Orthodox Christian child is baptized during Epiphany celebrations in the Jordan River Jan. 19, 2012 at the Qasir al-Yahud baptismal site near Jericho, in the West Bank. Thousands of pilgrims gathered for the annual celebration at the site that the Eastern churches believes Jesus was baptized by John. (Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

 

 

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Alexandra Piscupescu of Romania is seen in action in the Individual All-Around during the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Olympic Qualification round at North Greenwich Arena on Jan. 18, 2012 in London, England. (Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

 

 

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Students make their way across a damaged suspension bridge to go to their school on the other side of Ciberang river in Lebak, Banten province, Indonesia, Jan. 19, 2012. The bridge was badly damaged after it was hit by a flood last week. (AP Photo)

 

 

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A Russian woman enters in the icy water of the Neva River to mark the Epiphany in St. Petersburg, Russia, Jan. 19, 2012. Thousands of Russian Orthodox Church followers plunged into icy rivers and ponds across the country to mark Epiphany. Water that is blessed on Epiphany is considered holy and pure until next year’s celebration, and is believed to have special powers of protection and healing. (Dmitry Lovetsky/AP Photo)

 

 

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Protester Nadine Wolf demonstrates against the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) outside the offices of U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Jan. 18, 2012 in New York City. The controversial legislation is aimed at preventing piracy of media but those opposed believe it will support censorship. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

 

 

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The peloton is seen during the third stage of the 2012 Tour Down Under in Victor Harbour, Jan. 19, 2012. The cycling’s World Tour is held over six stages over seven days. (Mark Gunter/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

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A man looks at Chinese New Year decorations in a store in Chinatown, Jan. 18, 2012 in Singapore. On Jan. 23rd, Chinese around the world will welcome the Year of the Dragon, one of the most anticipated holidays of the Chinese calendar. In Singapore, the Chinese make up nearly 75% of the population. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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