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  • ABC News photo editors chose the best news images of the week for this collection. <br><br> Swimmers enter the water during the annual L Street Brownies New Year's Day Plunge at the Curley Community Center in Boston, Jan. 1, 2019. The Brownies traditional swim on the New Year's dates back over 100 years.
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  • Young people dressed as Soviet cosmonauts celebrate the New Year in Moscow, Jan. 1, 2019.
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  • An aerial photo shows people viewing snowman sculptures on the riverbank of Songhua River in Harbin, China, Jan. 2, 2019.
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  • A worker covers firecrackers with gunpowder to create makeshift fireworks ahead of New Year celebrations in Bocaue, Philippines, Dec. 28, 2018.
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  • A Mexican migrant holds her baby as she is taken into custody by Border Patrol officers after she jumped the border fence to get into the U.S. in San Diego, Calif., from Tijuana, Mexico, Dec. 29, 2018.
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  • A man casts his vote at a voting center in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Dec. 30, 2018.
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  • Female rhino Marcita stands with her newborn cub in an enclosure at the Zoopark in Erfurt, Germany, Jan. 3, 2019.
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  • Mina Guli, an Australian activist seeking to highlight global water shortages, makes her way across the dried up Leeu Gamka Dam, in South Africa, Dec. 31, 2018. <br><br> Guli is struggling to complete 100 marathons in 100 days across the world.
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  • Naga Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, participate in a procession towards the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, ahead of the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, India, Jan. 2, 2019. <br><br>Kumbh Mela is a 45-day festival where millions of Hindu devotees believe that taking a dip in the holy waters will cleanse them of their sins.
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  • Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman Democrat representing New York's 14th Congressional District, takes a selfie with Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, D-NH, and Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., on the first day of the 116th Congress at the Capitol, Jan. 3, 2019.
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  • Followers of Narayana Guru, clad in yellow robes and holding yellow umbrellas, walk in a procession towards his tomb during the annual Sivagiri pilgrimage near Varkala, Kerala, India, Dec. 31, 2018.<br><br> Guru was a twentieth century philosopher and saint who spearheaded a reform movement that rejected caste system in this southern Indian state.
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  • Pope Francis twirls a soccer ball he was presented by a member of the Circus of Cuba, during his weekly general audience in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Jan. 2, 2019.
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  • Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro and wife Michele head to the Planalto Palace for a ceremony in which Bolsonaro will receive the presidential band from his predecessor, Michel Temer, in Brasilia, Brazil, Jan. 1, 2019.
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  • Revelers dressed in mock military garb take part in the "Els Enfarinats" battle in Ibi, Spain, Dec. 28, 2018. <br><br> During this 200-year-old traditional festival participants known as Els Enfarinats (those covered in flour) dress in military clothes and stage a mock coup d'etat as they battle using flour, eggs and firecrackers outside the town hall as part of the celebrations of the Day of the Innocents.
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