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Jan. 9 Photo Brief: Ferry crash in New York, Storms dump rain and snow on the Middle East, Black Nazarene, Carnival masks, Animals keeping cool in Rio

Jan. 9 Photo Brief: Ferry crash in New York, Storms dump rain and snow on the Middle East, Black Nazarene, Carnival masks, Animals keeping cool in Rio

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Fifty-seven injured in New York ferry crash, Lebanon gets snow while Gaza and Israel deal with flooding, the Black Nazarene is celebrated in Manila, Brazil prepares for Carnival, Animals keeping cool in Rio and more in today’s daily brief.

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Dec. 11 Photo Brief: Driving dogs, recovering Philippines, surviving 12/12/12 and a go-go juice-chugging Chenoweth Boo Boo

Dec. 11 Photo Brief: Driving dogs, recovering Philippines, surviving 12/12/12 and a go-go juice-chugging Chenoweth Boo Boo

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Move over Tunces the driving cat. You’re so yesterday fashionably dressed IKEA monkey. The New Zealand SPCA just taught three dogs how to drive a car.

Also in today’s daily brief, Kristen Chenoweth spoofs Honey Boo Boo, cleanup efforts from Typhoon Bopha begin in the southern Philippines, a Chinese farmer builds survival pods inspired by the movie “2012” and much more.

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Nov. 15 Photo Brief: Tension builds in the Middle East, a Patriotic John Daly and “Big Phil” the giant Euro coin

Nov. 15 Photo Brief: Tension builds in the Middle East, a Patriotic John Daly and “Big Phil” the giant Euro coin

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Hamas and Israel step up rocket attacks, John Daily in red, white, blue and in the trees, “Big Phil” an Austrian model of the Euro coin worth approximately $1.7 million and more in today’s daily brief.

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Nov. 2 Photo Brief: Trans beauty queens, Russian soldiers, Shaolin monks and pampered pets

Nov. 2 Photo Brief: Trans beauty queens, Russian soldiers, Shaolin monks and pampered pets

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Kevin Balot from the Philippines takes the crown at the Miss International Queen 2012 transgender/transsexual beauty pageant, Russian soldiers rehearsal for a military parade in Red Square, Shaolin monks perform qigong, pet owners show off their furry (and fur-challenged) friends and more in today’s daily brief.

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Oct. 25 Photo Brief: A boat load of people, the Queen goes purple, Tiger trap and a new doggie bag

Oct. 25 Photo Brief: A boat load of people, the Queen goes purple, Tiger trap and a new doggie bag

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Overcrowded ferry boats in Bangladesh, the Queen’s wardrobe goes purple, Tiger woods finds a trap, a new type of doggie bag and more in today’s daily brief.

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Sept. 25 Photo Brief: South Koreans in the air, Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute gets wet, nostalgic floppy dreams for nerds

Sept. 25 Photo Brief: South Koreans in the air, Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute gets wet, nostalgic floppy dreams for nerds

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Models get photographed for the next year’s “Nerd Dreams Calendar,” South Korean singer Psy’s fame helps his father’s software firm, South Korean soldiers hold special warfare demonstrations on the eve of Armed Forces Day, the Japanese and Taiwanese Coastguards engage in a water cannon duel near the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands and more in today’s daily brief.
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August 28 Photo Brief: South Koreans rescue Chinese fishermen, blood stains Syrian streets, Hitler sells clothing in India

August 28 Photo Brief: South Koreans rescue Chinese fishermen, blood stains Syrian streets, Hitler sells clothing in India

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A typhoon capsizes two Chinese fishing vessels near Seoul leaving five people dead and ten missing, a clothing store in Ahmedabad causes an uproar over its name, Syrians witness another devastating day of violence and more in today’s daily brief.
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August 23 Photo Brief: Violence in Mexico, beating the heat in Macedonia and snuggling pandas

August 23 Photo Brief: Violence in Mexico, beating the heat in Macedonia and snuggling pandas

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Mexican authorities shoot it out with criminals, a mother panda cuddles with her cub in Vienna, mourners gather for miners slain in South Africa and more in today’s daily brief.
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