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Maria Sharapova of Russia signs autographs after defeating Alize Cornet of France during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.

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Anti-Balaka fighters pose at their base in the Boeing district of the Central African Republic's capital Bangui January 16, 2014.


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Saim Karadzic smokes in a crater, 70 metres (230 feet) from his house in Sanica, near Sanski Most January 17, 2014. The area was once a cottage with a small lake, a fish pond and some trees. In recent months, however, it has become a crater wider than 50 meters and deeper than 30 meters.


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A helicopter dumps water on a bushfire burning in the Grampians bushland in the southeastern Australian state of Victoria, about 300 km (186 miles) west of Melbourne, January 17, 2014.


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People pose for a photo with their dogs next to a statue of San Anton (rear), Spain's patron saint of animals, after a priest blessed their pets inside San Anton church in Churriana, near Malaga, southern Spain, January 17, 2014.


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Anti-government protesters help a fellow protester injured in a grenade attack during a rally in Bangkok January 17, 2014.


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Canadian Darcy Sharpe during the slopestyle men's qualifications at the FIS World Championships at Stoneham Mountain Resort. Sharpe qualified for the semi-final.

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Female participants of the 27th International Islamic Unity Conference stand as they listen to the Iranian national anthem in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.

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Dewey Park, with a Seattle Seahawks logo shaved into his hair, wears one bright green contact lens during a rally for the NFL football team at Westlake Park on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in Seattle.

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Lightning bolts strike through the sky near Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, late Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. A violent lightning and rain storm swept across Rio de Janeiro, flooding streets and knocking out power in some neighborhoods.

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