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People watch and photograph enormous waves as they break, on Porthcawl harbour, South Wales, Monday Jan. 6, 2014. Residents along Britain's coasts are braced for more flooding as strong winds, rain and high tides lash the country. At least three people have died in a wave of stormy weather that has battered Britain since last week, including a man killed when his mobility scooter fell into a river in Oxford, southern England.

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Wearing a ring inscribed with the initials "AP", murder victim Amritpal Saran's mother Jitinder Saran and sister Simrit Saran hold hands during an Integrated Homicide Investigation Team news conference announcing charges in his death, at RCMP headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Monday January 6, 2014. Two Surrey residents have been charged in relation to the deaths of Amritpal Saran, Karen Nabors and Jill Lyons.

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Nate Driggs, 23, works in the deli at the Price Pro store in the Newton area of Surrey, B.C., on Monday January 6, 2014. The warehouse and grocery store is operated by Welcome Home as part of a program to help people change their destructive lifestyles with proceeds from the store going to charity.

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Men on horses prepare for the beginning of the annual race organized by Orthodox believers on Epiphany Day in the Romanian village of Pietrosani, 45 km (28 miles) north of Bucharest, January 6, 2014. Epiphany Day falls on January 6 every year and it celebrates the end of Christmas festivities in Romania.


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Serbian Orthodox Priest Bojan Glisic prays on the eve of Orthodox Christmas, in the central Bosnian town of Zenica January 6, 2014. Most Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas according to the Julian calendar on January 7, two weeks after most western Christian churches that abide by the Gregorian calendar.


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Members of the Australian cricket team wave to passengers sailing past on ferries during a public celebration ceremony at the Sydney Opera House January 7, 2014. Australia hailed the most complete Ashes triumph in nearly 137 years of cricketing rivalry with England on Monday, the media paying tribute to the "unlikely heroes" who claimed a 5-0 series sweep.


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Indian soldiers take part in the rehearsal for the Republic Day parade amid fog on a cold winter morning in New Delhi January 6, 2014. India will celebrate its annual Republic Day on January 26.


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A Bangladeshi man warms himself with others near a bonfire early morning in Narayanganj, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Bangladesh's ruling Awami League won one of the most violent elections in the country's history, marred by street fighting, low turnout and a boycott by the opposition that made the results a foregone conclusion.

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Slovenia's Robert Kranjec soars through the air during the first jump for the fourth jumping of the four-hills tournament in Bischofshofen January 6, 2014.


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A Vancouverite walks in a frost covered David Lam park after the temperature fell below zero in Vancouver January 6, 2014. After a string of sunny days Environment Canada is forecasting rain for the next seven days starting Tuesday.

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Donald Greenfield woke up to find his vehicle, parked on Belcourt Rd., covered in snow and ice on Jan. 6 2014. Freezing rain fell over Toronto overnight leaving sidewalks and roads covered in slush and ice making walking tricky. Toronto was spared the forecast heavy snowfall which fell north of the city.

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David MacInnis (LEFT) and Chris Rennie (RIGHT) remove protective deck wrap on Carver yachts at the Crates Marine booth as preparations for the Toronto International Boat Show continued at the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto on Jan. 6 2014. This year's show runs from January 11 - 19 2014, and is also the 56th year of the annual show. Visitors can dream about small boats like canoes and kayaks up to million dollar cruisers and everything in between.

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Patrick O'Brien jogs around Lake Harriet in south Minneapolis in a Spiderman wind suit, January 6, 2014. A blast of Arctic air gripped the mid-section of the U.S. on Monday, bringing the coldest temperatures in two decades, forcing businesses and schools to close and causing widespread airline delays and hazardous driving conditions.


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A man walks by a sign promising warmer weather in Saskatoon as frigid temperatures grip the city on January 6, 2014.

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Men jump into the waters of a lake in an attempt to grab a wooden cross on Epiphany Day in Sofia January 6, 2014. Orthodox priests throughout the country bless the waters by throwing a cross into it as worshippers try to retrieve the cross. It is strongly believed that catching the cross brings health and prosperity to the person who catches it.


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Children warm themselves around a fire in eastern Ghouta near Damascus January 6, 2014. Food and fuel supplies have gone short in this part of the capital city which has been under siege by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to activists.


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KTM rider Mark Davidson of Australia races through the dunes during the second stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of San Luis and San Rafael in San Rafael, Argentina, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. The second stage is regarded as one of the fastest in the two-week rally, which ends Jan. 18 in Valparaiso, Chile.

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Believers sing and dance in the icy water of the river Tundzha as they celebrate Epiphany day, a Christian festival, in the town of Kalofer, Bulgaria, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Traditionally, an Eastern Orthodox priest throws a cross in the river and it is believed that the one who retrieves it will be healthy through the year.

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