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A flock of starlings fly over an agricultural field near the southern Israeli city of Netivot February 12, 2014. The starlings migrate from central and Eastern Europe to spend the winter in Israel, said an employee of Israel's nature and parks authority on Wednesday.

AMIR COHEN/REUTERS

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A flock of starlings fly over an agricultural field near the southern Israeli city of Netivot February 12, 2014. The starlings migrate from central and Eastern Europe to spend the winter in Israel, said an employee of Israel's nature and parks authority on Wednesday.

AMIR COHEN/REUTERS

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Workers with Bancorp South shovel snow and ice off the sidewalk in preparation of opening at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in El Dorado, Ark. Most businesses around El Dorado opted to open later in the day after a winter storm dumped a wintery mix on the area.

Michael Orrell/AP

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A man crosses a street as snow continues to fall in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. A deadly winter storm brought heavy snow, freezing rain and a possibly historic accumulation of ice to the southeastern United States on Wednesday, causing hundreds of thousands of power outages and treacherous driving conditions, meterologists said.

CHRIS KEANE/REUTERS

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men take part in a protest in Beit Shemesh February 12, 2014. Hundreds of men protested on Wednesday against construction at a site in the town of Beit Shemesh where they believe ancient Jewish graves are located.

DARREN WHITESIDE/REUTERS

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Waves break over Porthcawl harbour, south Wales, as the region continues to be battered by high winds and heavy rain. Britain's weather service says it sees the tentacles of climate change in a spate of storms and floods battering the country, but has stopped short of saying warming directly caused the extreme storms. The latest round of bad weather slammed Britainís west coast Wednesday with torrential rain and winds gusting at more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) an hour.

Ben Birchall/AP

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Aquarium specialist Sylvain Joumier holds one of the two one-year-old albino alligator at the Tropical aquarium in Paris February 12, 2014. The two alligators are the result of a captive breeding program which protect endangered species and will presented to the public in a vivarium.

PHILIPPE WOJAZER/REUTERS

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Latvia's Martins Dukurs is reflected in the sunglasses of an Olympic volunteer as he speeds down the track during a men's skeleton training at the Sanki Sliding Center in Rosa Khutor, a venue for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, near Sochi February 12, 2014.

ARND WIEGMANN/REUTERS

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Heatwaves from the cauldron surround the moon as it rises over the Olympic Park at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics February 12, 2014.

GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

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National Corvette Museum handout photo shows a 40-foot sinkhole that opened up under the Museum February 12, 2014 and swallowed eight Corvettes, including the historic 1992 White 1 Millionth Corvette, in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is enveloped in fog as it sits in its berth in San Diego, California February 11, 2014.

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