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Santas cross the street while marching through Midtown Manhattan during the Volunteers of America's 110th Annual Sidewalk Santa Parade in New York. What has now become an annual tradition, over 50 fully-suited Volunteers of America's Sidewalk Santas take to the streets of Manhattan the morning after Thanksgiving to raise money for those in need.


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A French riot gendarme reacts after being covered with lime during clashes with demonstrators during an evacuation operation on land that will become the new airport in Notre-Dame-des-Landes, western France. The new airport, some 30km from Nantes, is scheduled to be constructed for 2017.


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A Kashmiri Shiite mourner runs after he set himself on fire during a Muharram procession in Srinagar, India. The Kashmiri man was protesting a police ban on religious processions marking the Muslim month of Muharram in Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city. Police said that clashes erupted when troops tried to stop groups of Shiite Muslims from gathering.


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Indian men feed migratory birds from a boat on the Yamuna River in New Delhi, India. Several species of migratory birds from places as far as Siberia arrive in Delhi in October and leave by March.

Tsering Topgyal/AP

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Sheila Reed wades through flood water as she leaves her apartment in Evesham, central England. On Friday, there was widespread flooding across many parts of Britain, following torrential rain and high winds overnight.


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A moose makes its way through a snowy field near Lake Louise, Alta..


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A naked man stands on a statue in Whitehall, central London. The man posed on a statue of Prince George, the Duke of Cambridge in front of onlookers for nearly three hours on Friday, he was coaxed down and put into the back of a police van shortly after 3pm.


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Joska Le Conte, of The Netherlands, races down the track during the women's World Cup skeleton event in Whistler, B.C..


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A group of men sitting on a roadside next to a slum are reflected on a rickshaw mirror, top left, while Afghan refugee girls, right, play, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

Muhammed Muheisen/AP

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