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A girl sits at the edge of a stream in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad January 27, 2014.


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Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer attends a news conference at Bercy Finance Ministry in Paris January 27, 2014. France and Germany agree on the principle that banks' speculative activities must be separated from other business lines, French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici said on Monday. His German counterpart, Wolfgang Schaeuble, said that the two countries also aimed to ensure that a new financial transaction tax did not not harm the functioning of their financial markets.


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India's Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers ride their camels in front of India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan during a rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Indian Republic Day celebrations. It is held every year on January 29.


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Police detain a squatter caught throwing rocks at them during clashes in Quezon city, Metro Manila January 27, 2014. Dozens were hurt during clashes triggered by the demolition of a squatter settlement for business developments in suburban Quezon city on Monday, local media reported.


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Ice floats in the frozen Chicago River as seen from the Michigan Avenue Bridge in Chicago, Monday morning. Jan. 27, 2014. Below-zero high temperatures expecting to last 2 1/2 days have returned to many parts of the Midwest bringing with it wind chills ranging from the negative teens to temperatures colder than 40 below zero.

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Ice forms as waves crash along the Lake Michigan shore Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Chicago. Below-zero high temperatures have returned to many parts of the Midwest bringing with it wind chills ranging from the negative teens to 40s, school cancellations and sighs of resignation from residents who are weary of bundling up.

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Riot police stand behind their shields at the site of clashes with anti-government protesters in Kiev, January 27, 2014. Police clashed with protesters in central Kiev on Sunday and the fate of Ukraine's government was uncertain after embattled President Viktor Yanukovich offered important posts to opposition leaders, including the role of prime minister.


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A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears over a farm in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. Chicago, Minneapolis and other parts of the Upper Midwest will have two consecutive days of subzero highs on Monday through Tuesday, according to forecasters. Highs will be held to the single digits and teens Tuesday and Wednesday across most of the Northeast, according to Officials closed schools in Chicago, Cincinnati and the Cleveland area on Monday due to the biting cold, and most districts were closed across Minnesota. The halo around the sun is caused by the refraction of sunlight by small ice crystal in the atmosphere.


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Participants walk in the camping area of the Campus Party event in Sao Paulo January 27, 2014. Campus Party is an annual week-long, 24-hour technology festival that gathers around 8,000 hackers, developers, gamers and computer geeks from around the world.


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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie plays table tennis following a news conference at the Boys and Girls Club of Newark Clubhouse in Newark, New Jersey January 27, 2014. The event was held to announce the NFL Foundation's grant to the New York/New Jersey Super Bowl Host Committee's Snowflake Youth Foundation to fund charitable projects throughout New York and New Jersey.


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Ski cross athletes, from left to right, Marielle Thompson, of Whistler, B.C., Georgia Simmerling, of West Vancouver, B.C., and Kelsey Serwa, of Kelowna, B.C., exchange high-fives after being named to the Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic team in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday January 27, 2014.


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Two women look up at a 19-metre high sculpture of a drop of water by Inges Idee, a group of four German artists, entitled "The Drop" in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday January 27, 2014.


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Workers walk past seaplanes unable to fly because of dense fog in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday January 27, 2014.


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Members of Israeli parliament, the Knesset, attend a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz Nazi death camp's in Oswiecim, Poland, on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, since the Soviet Red Army liberated the camp. The Nazis killed some 1.5 million people, mostly Jews at the camp during World War II.

Czarek Sokolowski/AP

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