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An employee stands near sculptures, one of them depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L), at a sculpture and display factory which is manufacturing floats for a parade celebrating the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim, near Tel Aviv February 3, 2013. Purim is a celebration of the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther, and will be marked on February 24, 2013.


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In this Saturday Feb. 2, 2013 photo, demonstrators hold candles in memory of protester Mohammed Qorany, at the spot where he died in clashes, near the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Protesters and rights groups have accused police of using excessive force this past week during a wave of mass demonstrations in cities around the country called by opposition politicians, trying to wrest concessions from Morsi.

Virginie Nguyen Hoang/AP

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Thousands of Bolivian musicians participate in a music festival in Oruro, about 200 km (124 miles) south of La Paz, February 2, 2013. Trumpet music and beating drums reverberated through the streets of the Bolivian city of Oruro to kick off pre-Carnival festivities.


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Zoo owner Emmanuel Tangco reads a book to his snakes in his bedroom in Malabon, Metro Manila February 3, 2013. The Lunar New Year begins on February 10 this year and marks the start of the Year of the Snake.


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Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem (40) is levelled by Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson (15) and guard Alan Anderson (back) while going for a rebound during first half NBA action in Toronto on Sunday February 3, 2013.


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A Free Syrian Army fighter (on R, covered by dust) is shot in the head by a sniper from a wall of a Syrian Army base during heavy fighting in the Arabeen neighbourhood of Damascus February 3, 2013.


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A Free Syrian Army fighter throws a hand grenade inside a Syrian Army base during heavy fighting in the Arabeen neighbourhood of Damascus February 3, 2013.


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David Goffin of Belgium serves the ball to Boris Pashanski of Serbia during their world group first round match in the Davis Cup tennis tournament in Charleroi February 3, 2013.


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Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis celebrates with quarterback Joe Flacco (5) after their team defeated the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 3, 2013.


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Michael Staufer of Austria falls on the sand during the "Enduropale" motorcycle endurance race on the beach of Le Touquet, northern France, February 3, 2013. About 1,000 motorbikes and 500 quad bike riders descend on Le Touquet every year for the event.


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Military personnel remove debris from the site of an explosion at the headquarters of state-owned oil giant Pemex, in Mexico City February 3, 2013. The death toll from the explosion at the headquarters of state-run oil monopoly Pemex reached 34 after another body was recovered from the rubble late Saturday, local media reported.


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Riders and horses compete during the Grand Prix "Guardaval Immobilien" on the first weekend of the White Turf races in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Sunday, Feb., 3, 2013.

Samuel Truempy/AP

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