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A crescent moon rises over the cusp of the Earth's atmosphere in this picture by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata onboard the International Space Station taken February 1, 2014. Distinct colors are visible because the dominant gases and particles in each layer of the atmosphere act as prisms, filtering out certain colors of light.


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Police detain an anti-government protester in Tuzla February 6, 2014. Dozens of people were injured on Thursday in a second day of anti-government protests in the Bosnian town of Tuzla, backed by smaller demonstrations in other towns over unemployment and political inertia. The protests reflect resentment over the ethnic politicking that has stifled governance and economic development since a 1992-95 war.


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Sir Elton John performs at Toronto's Air Canada Centre on Thursday February 6, 2014.

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A Bearded Collie jumps next to its handler at the agility trial in the 138th Westminster Kennel Club All Breed Show in New York, February 6, 2014. Three breeds the Chinook, the Portuguese Podengo Pequeno and the Rat Terrier are eligible to compete for the first time in the 138th Westminster Kennel Club All Breed Show.


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Mark McMorris during his first run on the snowboard slopestyle course February 6, 2014. McMorris failed to qualify and has another attempt Saturday.

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A soldier falls off his horse as guns are fired in this combination of four photographs during the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery 41 Royal Gun Salute to mark the accession of Britain's Queen Elizabeth to the throne in 1952, at Hyde Park in central London February 6, 2014.


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Saskatchewan skip Stefanie Lawton delivers her rock as second Sherri Singler works the sweep during their match against Team Canada at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts draw fifteen curling action Thursday, February 6, 2014 in Montreal.


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Patrons sit outside a pub at Arab Street in Singapore February 3, 2014. Tropical Singapore is now known as a top-class casino-gambling destination, the venue for the world's first Formula One night race and the bachelor playground of Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin. Clean and safe, the prosperous city-state is also a magnet for high-end shoppers and one of the most diverse food capitals in the world.


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Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia wins the women's 3000m during the XL Galan indoor track and field meet at the Stockholm Globe Arena, February 6, 2014. Dibaba set a new world indoor record of 8:16.60 .


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A white-sided dolphin named Hanna leaps through the air at the Vancouver Aquarium in Vancouver, on Thursday February 6, 2014. The aquarium launched the "Up Close" program where they will choose visitors at random for special behind-the-scenes experiences and up-close programming and displays to provide insight into what is involved in caring for the 50,000 aquatic creatures at the facility. The program runs until April 30.


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Calgary Canada Border Services director Candace Lyle shows a suitcase used to smuggle heroin that was seized at the Calgary Airport, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.


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An anti-government protester takes a picture of a squirrel near Pathumwan stage in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Thailand's main opposition party petitioned a court Tuesday to annul last weekend's disrupted national election, launching a legal challenge that could prolong the deeply divided country's political paralysis. The Democrat Party's petition to the Constitutional Court also urges the dissolution of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's ruling party, which called Sunday's elections in a bid to defuse anti-government protests that started three months ago.

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