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A man rides a horse through a bonfire as part of a ritual in honor of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals, in San Bartolome de Pinares, about 100 km west of Madrid, Spain on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. On the eve of Saint Anthony's Day, hundreds ride their horses through the narrow cobblestone streets of the small village of San Bartolome during the "Luminarias," a tradition that dates back 500 years and is meant to purify the animals with the smoke of the bonfires and protect them for the year to come.

Emilio Morenatti/AP

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A river otter looks for food stashed in a used Christmas tree at the Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford, Massachusetts January 16, 2014. A resident of Provincetown, Massachusetts collected and donated used Christmas trees to the zoo, where the animals play with, and in some cases eat, the trees.


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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gestures as he speaks to media and homeowners about the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Sandy in Manahawkin, New Jersey January 16, 2014.


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Firefighters stand as water falls from a firefighting aircraft on the Colby Fire in Azusa, California January 16, 2014. The blaze broke out about an hour before sunrise in the Angeles National Forest north of Glendora and quickly spread to 1700 acres. Glendora is located about 40 miles (64 km) east of downtown Los Angeles, near the southern edge of the Angeles National Forest.


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Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia serves to Serena Williams of the U.S. during their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 17, 2014.


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A man from the Self-Defense Council of Michoacan, (CAM), carries his weapon at a checkpoint set up by the self-defense group at the entrance to the town of Antunez, Mexico, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Vigilantes in Michoacan state insist they won't lay down their guns until top leaders of a powerful drug cartel are arrested, defying government orders as federal forces try to regain control in a lawless region plagued by armed groups.

Eduardo Verdugo/AP

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A Saudi man riding a horse makes his way to a rally in celebration of schoolchildren completing their first semester of school, near Tabuk city January 16, 2014.


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A man visits Coal Harbour's Komagata Maru monument in Vancouver, British Columbia, Thursday, January 16, 2014. The Vancouver police will not be laying charges against a man photographed allegedly urinating on the Komagata Maru monument on December 2, 2013.

Rafal Gerszak/The Globe and Mail

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Toyota driver Giniel de Villiers of South Africa and co-pilot Dirk Von Zitzewitz of Germany drive during the eleventh stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Antofagasta and El Salvador, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.

Victor R. Caivano/AP

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A full moon rises over the Statue of Freedom atop the dome of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 16, 2014.


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Lightning lights up the the sky over Sugar Loaf mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan.16, 2014. An alert was called by Rio authorities due to heavy rains and the possibilty of floods in the city.

Leo Correa/AP

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