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The face of protest in Kiev, Ukraine January 28, 2014. The faces of the militant protesters guarding the makeshift barricades. In Kiev protesters are covering up not only to stay warn in the bitter cold but also to protect their identity from authorities after parliament passed anti-protest laws a few weeks ago. The law, which bans the wearing of helmets by protesters and the blockading of public buildings is fuel continuing anti-government demonstrations.

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Huge waves crash on the San Esteban de Pravia seafront in the northern Spanish region of Asturias January 28, 2014.

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An anti-government protester plays the guitar in front of riot police at the site of clashes in Kiev January 28, 2014. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich on Tuesday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his government, a presidential decree published on his website said.

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Traffic inches along the connector of Interstate's 75 and 85 as snow blankets Metro Atlanta on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 28, 2014 as seen from the Pryor Street overpass. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is preparing to declare a state of emergency as a winter storm coats the region with snow and ice. State transportation officials said a mass of commuters leaving downtown Atlanta at once created traffic jams on interstates and surface streets.

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Medical marijuana advocate Barbara Kutchback, of Monroe, Ga., holds a photo of her 3-year-old granddaughter as she listens to other advocates tell of their children's suffering, after a bill to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes was introduced in the State House chamber on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Atlanta. Kutchback's granddaughter suffers from a rare epilepsy disease and they believe marijuana can help relieve her suffering.

John Amis/AP

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A man taking a picture is silhouetted against the steam fog rising off Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, January 28, 2014. Chicago, Minneapolis, Milwaukee and other parts of the upper Midwest are forecast to have a second consecutive day of subzero highs on Tuesday, while most of the Northeast will see highs in the single digits and teens on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to Accuweather.com. The Chicagoland area recorded -11 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 24 Celsius) temperatures on Tuesday, according to meterologists.

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A man takes a picture against the Chicago skyline as the steam fog rises off Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, January 28, 2014. Chicago, Minneapolis, Milwaukee and other parts of the upper Midwest are forecast to have a second consecutive day of subzero highs on Tuesday, while most of the Northeast will see highs in the single digits and teens on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to Accuweather.com. The Chicagoland area recorded -11 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 24 Celsius) temperatures on Tuesday, according to meterologists.

JEFF HAYNES/REUTERS

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Minister of Justice Peter MacKay makes his way from the House of Commons following question period on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.

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Ponies run during their daily training at a horse club owned by Yu Qian, a famous Chinese crosstalk performer, ahead of the upcoming Chinese lunar New Year in Beijing, January 21, 2014. The coming Chinese Year of the Horse may bring conflicts and disasters related to fire but strong gains in stocks linked to wood, the year's two dominant elements, say Hong Kong's practitioners of the ancient art of feng shui. Believers in the Chinese form of geomancy see the universe as made up of five elements - earth, water, fire, wood and metal - that define the mood and direction of the world. The Chinese zodiac has 12 animals that interact with the elements. Picture taken January 21, 2014.

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Emergency workers dig near the remains of a door frame on the site of the Residence du Havre in L'Isle Verte, Quebec, January 28, 2014. Quebec might speed up introduction of tougher laws on installing sprinklers at seniors' residences after a fire that is believed to have killed 32 people, the Canadian province's health minister said on Monday.

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Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman answers a question during media day for the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Newark, N.J.

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Corbin Aoyagi, a supporters of gay marriage, waves his flag during a rally at the Utah State Capitol, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Opponents and supporters of gay marriage held twin rallies at the Capitol on Tuesday. More than 1,000 gay couples rushed to get married when a federal judge overturned Utah's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in late December 2013. In early January the U.S. Supreme Court granted Utah's request for an emergency halt to the weddings.

Rick Bowmer/AP

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Villagers wearing masks of Spain's Infanta Cristina (C) and her husband, Spain's Duke of Palma Inaki Urdangarin, take part in carnival celebrations in Zubieta January 28, 2014. Bell carrying dancers known as Joaldunak from Zubieta and neighbouring Ituren visit each other's villages performing a ritual dance to ward off evil spirits and awaken the coming spring. Alongside the dancers, villagers dress in bizarre and frightening costumes to harass and scare visitors.

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