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  • ABC News photo editors chose the best news images of the week for this collection. </br></br>Saymon Claus, a student of Brazil's school of Santa Claus, has his beard cut during a ritual named "Barbas de Molho" to mark the end of Christmas season in Rio de Janeiro, Dec. 26, 2018.
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  • Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, meets a crowd of spectators after attending Christmas Day service at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, Dec. 25, 2018.
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  • Migrants stand on the deck of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue vessel, after being rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea, Dec. 21, 2018, 45 miles off the coast of Al Khums, Lybia. The Spanish NGO Open Arms has rescued about 300 migrants from three boats crossing the Mediterranean between North Africa and Europe.
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  • More than 400 people have been killed and 16,000 displaced in the aftermath of a tsunami that hit Sumur, Indonesia, Dec. 25, 2018. Officials are still investigating the cause, but volcanic activity on the island of Anak Krakatau is thought to be the cause.
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  • A man reacts after identifying his relative among the bodies of tsunami victims in Carita, Indonesia, Dec. 23, 2018. The tsunami occurred after the eruption of a volcano near Indonesia's Sunda Strait during a busy holiday weekend, sending water crashing ashore and sweeping away hotels, hundreds of houses and people attending a beach concert.
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  • A boy carries a picture of Guatemalan 7-year-old Jakelin Caal, who died in a Texas hospital two days after being taken into custody by U.S. border patrol agents in a remote stretch of the New Mexico desert, as her coffin is taken from Raxruha to a cemetery in San Antonio Secortez, in Guatemala City, Dec. 25, 2018. According to local media citing U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the cause of death was "dehydration and shock."
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  • A border patrol officer is overtaken by migrants running away after climbing the border fence, while others jump inside the United States to San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico, Dec. 25, 2018. Discouraged by the long wait to apply for asylum through official ports of entry, many Central American migrants from recent caravans are choosing to cross the U.S. border wall and hand themselves over to border patrol agents.
    Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP
  • Activists and supporters of Ukrainian nationalists burn smoke grenades during their rally in downtown Lviv, Ukraine, Dec. 21, 2018. Protesters demand a fair investigation of criminal proceedings against Ukrainian activists, bringing to justice those who are guilty of destroying businesses in Ukraine and finding the perpetrators of the Maidan's crimes in 2013-2014.
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  • Members of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) monitor the printing of ballots at the commission's headquarters in Kinshasa, Congo, Dec. 23, 2018. The Congolese head to the polls, Dec. 30, 2018, with the opposition urging mobile phone companies to disable SIM cards provided for voting machines. Some worry that electronic transmission of results by the machines could open the door to manipulation.
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  • Bicycles belonging to the bike-sharing firm Ofo are seen from above at a vacant yard in Hangzhou, China, Dec. 21, 2018.
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  • A newborn elephant walks through an enclosure at the Tierpark Hagenbeck zoo in Hamburg, Germany, Dec. 26, 2018. The elephant, which is nameless at the moment, was born, Dec. 24, 2018.
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  • A girl skates across a frozen pond, Dec. 26, 2018, in Freeport, Maine. A rain shower the week prior washed away much of the snow in southern Maine, but the return of cold temperatures helped create ideal outdoor skating conditions.
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