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  • PHOTOS: Today in Pictures Photos

    Today in Pictures

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    A Florida Air National Guard F-15C "Eagle" takes on fuel from an Alabama Air National Guard KC-135R "Stratotanker" over the Gulf of Mexico off Florida on an aerial refueling flight, Jan. 10, 2013.

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    Today in Pictures: Dec. 18, 2012

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    Today in Pictures: April 5, 2013

    A municipality worker sits in front of anti-riot police during a demonstration held outside theParliament in Athens, Dec. 12, 2012. Germany and France signaled, Dec. 12 that a Greek debt buy-back passed a critical bailout test, saying it was "satisfactory" even though it will cost more thanexpected.

    French daredevil Alain Robert reaches into his chalk bag as he scales the Habana Libre hotelwithout using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Feb. 4, 2013. Robert was able to reach the topof the 27-story building in 30 minutes. He says his main concern is that the hotel, once a Hilton

  • hotel, is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks.

    A man dressed walks between doors of closed shops in Gao, northern Mali, Feb. 5, 2013. Troopsfrom France and Chad moved into Kidal in an effort to secure the strategic north Malian city, aFrench official said, as the international force put further pressure on the Islamic extremists to pushthem out of their last major bastion of control in the north.

    Today in Pictures: April 5, 2013

    Qudsia Sadiq, 5 months, lies in a hammock attached on bed outside her family's makeshift home, ina slum in Islamabad, Pakistan, April 4, 2013. Slums which are built on illegal lands have neitherrunning water or sewage disposal.

    Three nuns wait for smoke to emanate from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel which willindicate whether or not the College of Cardinals have elected a new Pope in St. Peter's Square onMarch 13, 2013 in Vatican City. The 115 cardinal-electors, meeting in strict secrecy, will need toreach a two-thirds-plus-one vote majority to elect the 266th Pontiff.

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    A customer browses canned goods on display inside a Tesco supermarket in the Kensingtonneighborhood in London, March 12, 2013. Tesco Plc, the U.K.'s largest grocer launched a "PricePromise", its latest initiative offering to match the price of customers' purchases to that of its rivals,including Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s ASDA.

    Today in Pictures: April 3, 2013

    A young Japanese woman dressed in a colorful Kimono uses her mobile phone after attending aceremony marking the "Coming of Age Day" in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 14, 2013. The Coming of Age Dayis a Japanese holiday held to celebrate young people who have reached the age of 20, the age ofmaturity in Japan, when they are legally permitted to smoke, drink alcohol and vote.

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    Men speak on mobile phones in front of a Sony showroom in the Ginza shopping district of Tokyo,April 3, 2013.

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    Today in Pictures: April 3, 2013

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    Bosnian workers re-inter human remains in a grave at the Potocari memorial center near Bosniantown of Srebrenica, northeast of Sarajevo, Dec. 7, 2012. Authorities in Bosnia are opening 98 gravescontaining incomplete remains of Srebrenica massacre victims to add newly found and identifiedbones to the graves. Serb troops executed more than 8,000 Muslim Bosniaks near the end of Bosnianwar.

    Indian fishermen prepare their nets on the Arabian Sea coast before they leave for fishing inMumbai, India, Dec. 11, 2012.

    Mantu Das, 6, dressed as Hindu god Lord Shiva takes a nap at the Gangasagar camp in Kolkata, Jan.10, 2013. Sadhus and Hindu pilgrims began to gather in Kolkata on their way to the Hindu holyfestival Gangasagar Mela. They all gather to take a dip in the ocean on the holy day of the Hinducalendar considered to be of great religious significance in Hindu mythology.

    Passengers sit inside a bus stuck in a traffic jam following heavy rain at the main business district inJakarta, Indonesia, Feb. 6, 2013. About an hour of torrential rain triggered knee-high floods on themain streets of the capital, causing heavy traffic jams.

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    Indian activists listen a speech outside Delhi's chief minister residence during a protest in NewDelhi, India, Dec. 19, 2012. The hours-long gang-rape and near fatal beating of a 23-year-old studenton a bus in New Delhi triggered outrage and anger across the country as Indians demanded actionfrom authorities who have long ignored persistent violence and harassment against women.

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    A model wears a creation of Israeli designer Hagit Witman by her brand "Fishndag" during a show atthe Tel Aviv fashion week in Israel, Dec. 19, 2012.

    Today in Pictures: April 4, 2013

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    A Newar community girl dressed as a deity dances as she participates in a parade marking YomariPuni festival in Katmandu, Nepal, Dec. 28, 2012. Yomari Puni is a festival observed annually by theNewari community on a full moon day where Yomari, a confection of rice flour, is prepared andeaten.

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    A human skull is pictured as a Hindu holy man prepares for a ritual after his arrival at Sangam toparticipate in the upcoming Maha Kumbh Festival, in Allahabad, Dec. 7, 2012. The Kumbh Mela isthe largest gathering of people for a religious purpose in the world and millions gather for thisauspicious occasion.

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    Probationers from Salisbury Cathedral Choir flip pancakes in front of Salisbury Cathedral Feb. 5,2013 in Salisbury, England. The trainee choristers had to celebrate and learn about Shrove a weekearly this year as they will be on half-term holiday for pancake day next week.

    Swimmers race during the 2013 Cole Classic at Shelly Beach on February 3, 2013 in Manly,Australia.

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    Rescue workers attempt to control a major fire that erupted along the Indian Oil Corporation'sCrude Oil Pipeline from Salaya to Mathura, near the village of Rutadal, India, Dec. 4, 2012.

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    Hounds of the Saltersgate Farmers Hunt find themselves in snow at Low Kingthorpe Wood, England,as cold weather sweep across Great Britain, Dec. 5, 2012.

    People look at damaged vehicles after a bomb blast in the Pakistani tribal area of Khyber, Dec. 17,2012. A car bomb exploded outside the women's waiting area of a government office in Pakistan'stroubled northwest tribal region, killing many people and wounding others, government officialssaid.

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    Today in Pictures: April 3, 2013

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    A woman walks down a street under snow covered trees in the center of Skopje, Macedonia.

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    Today in Pictures: Dec. 17, 2012

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    Internally displaced families warm up their hands over a fire at a refugee camp on the outskirts ofKabul, Afghanistan, Dec. 12, 2012. More than two million Afghans are at risk from cold, disease andmalnutrition as an international appeal for funds to help one of the world's poorest countries hasfallen drastically short of its goal, the United Nations and several humanitarian agencies warned.

    Indian Yoga Guru, Baba Ramdev, applauds as a Yoga student demonstrates different postures ofYoga during a function in Kolkata, India, April 5, 2013. Ramdev was in the city to attend a Woman'sEmpowerment camp organized by his organization, hundreds of women from all over the state cameto attend the camp.

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  • Today in Pictures: April 3, 2013

    Cardinals attend a Mass for the election of a new pope celebrated by Cardinal Angelo Sodano insideSt. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, March 12, 2013. Cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect thenext pope. There's no front-runner, and no indication how long voting will last.

    A rear alleyway behind homes is seen in Accrington, Lancashire, England, Jan. 3, 2013. Accringtonhas the highest number of empty homes in England.

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    Today in Pictures: April 5, 2013

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    A Georgian presidential supporter is wounded in a scuffle with anti-Saakashvili protesters outsidethe National Library where President Mikhail Saakashvili gave his last state-of-nation address inTbilisi, Georgia, Feb. 8, 2013. Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili changed the location for hislast state-of-the nation address after protester