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A Muslim pilgrim gestures, as lightning strikes in the background, at the top of Mount Noor where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the Koran through Gabriel, during the annual haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca October 21, 2012.

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Slovak's Milan Roskopf juggles with bowling balls as he try to break a Guinness rekord during the Impossibility Challenger, Record Breaking Festival in Budaors near Budapest on October 21,2012.

LASZLO BALOGH/REUTERS

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Children play on a tank that belonged to pro-government forces in an area controlled by the Free Syrian Army in Idlib Governorate, October 21, 2012.

ASMAA WAGUIH/REUTERS

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In this Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 photo, a wounded Syrian civilian lies in the street with a shot to his stomach as he tries to escape the line-of-fire after he was targeted by a Syrian army sniper while walking near the frontline in the Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria.

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A faithful pray at the shrine of Kateri Tekakwitha in St. Francis Xavier Church in Kahnawake, Quebec, October 21, 2012. The Catholic Church canonized Kateri Tekakwitha, the first ever Native American saint today in Rome.

CHRISTINNE MUSCHI/REUTERS

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A local woman sits atop of an open cast coal field at Dhanbad district in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand September 20, 2012. With oil and gas output disappointing and hydropower at full throttle, Asia's third-largest economy still relies on coal for most of its vast energy needs.

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A Nepalese mask dancer yawns as he gets ready for Shikali festival in Khokana, outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Devotees sacrifice animals hoping to get the blessing of deities during this festival.

Niranjan Shrestha/AP

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A mountain gorilla plays with a young gorilla in a clearing in Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, near the border town of Bunagana October 21, 2012. The M23 Movement, the newly formed political wing of former M23 rebels, opened Virunga national park to tourists to allow the tracking of the rare mountain gorillas.

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Rapheal (L), 2, and 5-month-old Madeline, of the Sphynx cat breed, are displayed during the American Kennel Club's (AKC) Meet the Breeds event in New York October 21, 2012. The event is the world's largest showcase of dogs and cats and offers pet lovers a unique opportunity to play with some of the country's rarest dog and cat breeds, according to its organizers.

EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

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A child walks under a Cuban flag in Havana October 21, 2012. Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro is alive and well, according to Elias Jaua, a former Venezuelan vice president who says he met with Castro over the weekend. Squelching rumours that Castro was at death's door, Jaua, a key aide to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, on Sunday showed reporters pictures of the Saturday meeting and said Castro, 86, was in good health and lucid.

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Muslim pilgrims pray at the top of Noor Mountain, near where the Hiraa cave is located on the outskirts of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws three million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.

Hassan Ammar/AP

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Honour guards stand by the casket of former Ontario lieutenant governor Lincoln Alexander as he lies in state at the Ontario Legislature at Queen's Park in Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012.

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Jacksonville Jaguars running back Rashad Jennings (23) runs as Oakland Raiders linebacker Philip Wheeler (52) reaches for him during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in Oakland, Calif.

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A general view of St. Peter square, as Pope Benedict XVI attends during a special mass to canonize seven new saints, including the first ever Native American to be declared a saint, in Vatican City October 21, 2012. The seven newly named saints are Tekakwitha of the U.S., Jacques Berthieu of France, Pedro Calungsod of the Philippines, Maria Anna Cope and Maria Schaeffer of Germany, Giovanni Battista Piamarta of Italy and Maria del Carmen of Spain.

STEFANO RELLANDINI/REUTERS

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An employee kisses Dyushes, a Don Sphynx cat, at the "Cats Republic" art cafe in St. Petersburg October 21, 2012. The cafe includes an exhibition area, a library and a separate hall with cats living inside. Visitors of the cafe can pay $5-10 to play with the cats, according to the owners.

ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK/REUTERS

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Visitors walk through a tunnel forming part of the old Malta Railway which was closed down in 1931 in Floriana, outside Valletta, October 21, 2012. Locals and tourists flocked to see part of the network of tunnels which were opened to the public on Sunday for only the second time in a generation, according to local media.

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