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Dec. 4 Photo Brief: Jingle Ball stars,Typhoon Bopha, pet alligators and orphaned tiger cubs

Dec. 4 Photo Brief: Jingle Ball stars,Typhoon Bopha, pet alligators and orphaned tiger cubs

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Psy, Flo Rida, Ke$ha and Justin Bieber perform at KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball concert in LA, deadly Typhoon Bopha destroys homes in the Philippines, a Swiss Shepherd dog in a Russian zoo adopts three abandoned tiger cubs and more in today’s daily brief.

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Cease-fire in Gaza Conflict announced

Cease-fire in Gaza Conflict announced

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UPDATE as of 12:42 p.m. EST: A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas has been announced for later this evening, Reuters reports.

The Israel-Hamas conflict entered in its eighth day of fighting after a bomb exploded Wednesday morning on a bus in Tel Aviv, prompting Israel to continue air strikes over Gaza. The hard-sought “calming down” from yesterday never reached an agreement as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton seeks a diplomatic solution with leaders on both sides of the conflict.

Here’s the latest look into the Gaza conflict from AFP, Getty and Reuters photographers in the region. | NOTE: Some photos are graphic showing visual coverage of injury or death.

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Airstrikes, unrest continue in conflict between Israel and Hamas for fifth day

Airstrikes, unrest continue in conflict between Israel and Hamas for fifth day

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At least 11 civilians in Gaza were killed Sunday as a result of an Israeli airstrike as the conflict between Israel and Hamas carried on for a fifth day. According to Palestinian medics, Sunday’s incident was the highest civilian death toll in a single incident during five days of fighting, reported Reuters.

Here’s a look at the recent conflict via photos from AFP, Getty and Reuters photographers in the region. | NOTE: Some photos are graphic showing visual coverage of injury or death.

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Nov. 16 Photo Brief: West Bank bloodshed, Hostess expires, fighting Afghan dogs, diving Chinese pigs

Nov. 16 Photo Brief: West Bank bloodshed, Hostess expires, fighting Afghan dogs, diving Chinese pigs

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Bombings in Gaza and Israel continue, Hostess is going out of business, dog fighting becomes more popular in Afghanistan and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 13 Photo Brief: Sandy salvage, Diwali light festival, Chinese air show

Nov. 13 Photo Brief: Sandy salvage, Diwali light festival, Chinese air show

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Sifting through Sandy’s aftermath continues in New Jersey and New York, Hindus celebrate Diwali, the annual festival of lights, China’s People Liberation Army puts on an air show, Justin Bieber dons a pair of dj/rockstar angel wings and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 6 Photo Brief: Miss Earth beauty pageant, honor-killing parents, Bonfire Night, Samhain, V for Vendetta and Guy Fawkes

Nov. 6 Photo Brief: Miss Earth beauty pageant, honor-killing parents, Bonfire Night, Samhain, V for Vendetta and Guy Fawkes

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Ninety-one bikini-clad contestants prepare to compete for the Miss Earth crown on November 24, Pakistani parents are jailed for killing their daughter with acid because she looked at a boy, Bonfire Night lights up the streets in Lewes, Sussex in England, Anonymous protests outside the Houses of Parliament and more in today’s daily brief.

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Oct. 1 Photo Brief: Marikana massacre inquiry opens, Lady Gaga meets Donatella Versace and U.S. Supreme Court back in session

Oct. 1 Photo Brief: Marikana massacre inquiry opens, Lady Gaga meets Donatella Versace and U.S. Supreme Court back in session

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Marikana massacre inquiry opens, Lady Gaga meets Donatella Versace in Milan, the U.S. Supreme Court is back in session after summer recess and more in today’s daily brief.

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Sept. 12 Photo Brief: iPhone 5 debut, ladyboy dancers, adopt-a-guy store and the tallest mohawk in the world

Sept. 12 Photo Brief: iPhone 5 debut, ladyboy dancers, adopt-a-guy store and the tallest mohawk in the world

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iPhone 5 debuts in the U.S., ladyboy dancers, adopt-a-guy store, the tallest mohawk in the world and more in today’s daily brief.
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July 8 Photo Brief: Roger Federer wins seventh Wimbledon Title, rebels seize towns in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

July 8 Photo Brief: Roger Federer wins seventh Wimbledon Title, rebels seize towns in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

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Roger Federer wins seventh Wimbledon Title, M23 rebels seize three towns over the weekend in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and more in today’s daily brief.
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