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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. 26 Photo Brief: Boxing Day hunt, swimsuits in minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit, New Year’s firecrackers rush, Elephant Race event

Dec. 26 Photo Brief: Boxing Day hunt, swimsuits in minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit, New Year’s firecrackers rush, Elephant Race event

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Boxing Day in Britain, swimsuits in minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit, New Year’s firecrackers production rush, Elephant Race event in Nepal and more in today’s daily brief.

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Dec. 19 Photo Brief: The safest place on Earth when the world ends, TIME magazine’s Person of the Year, 72 hours in Beijing, mass casualty incident drills in the Philippines

Dec. 19 Photo Brief: The safest place on Earth when the world ends, TIME magazine’s Person of the Year, 72 hours in Beijing, mass casualty incident drills in the Philippines

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The safest place on Earth when the world ends, Barack Obama named TIME magazine’s Person of the Year, 72 hours in Beijing without a visa, mass casualty incident drills in the Philippines and more in today’s daily brief.

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Dec. 14 Photo Brief: North Koreans celebrate launch, topless Italians protest fur, Belarusian ecologist tames wolves, Chinese swimmers brave the ice

Dec. 14 Photo Brief: North Koreans celebrate launch, topless Italians protest fur, Belarusian ecologist tames wolves, Chinese swimmers brave the ice

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North Korea sends out images from their satellite launch celebration and the memorial exhibition entitled “The great leader Kim Jong-il comrade is with us forever,” Italian animal rights activists paint “Fur death” on their chests and carry a skinned fox prop to protest fur in the fashion market, ecologist Dmitry Shamovich plays with tamed wolves in a remote village in Belarus and much more in today’s daily brief.

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Dec. 7 Photo Brief: Swimsuit-clad Australians strut the streets, small town doomsday survivalists, a sailing Santa and a baby hippo

Dec. 7 Photo Brief: Swimsuit-clad Australians strut the streets, small town doomsday survivalists, a sailing Santa and a baby hippo

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Sydneysiders take part in the ‘AIME Strut the Streets’ in an attempt to break the Guiness record for the world’s largest swimwear parade and to raise money charity, a two week old baby hippo in Berlin, a family in Virginia arms its young’ins for the impending “Doomsday,” a Siberian Santa officially ends sailing season and more in today’s daily brief.

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Dec. 6 Photo Brief: Typhoon Bopha rescue, St. Nicholas day in Germany and gay marriage kicks off in Seattle

Dec. 6 Photo Brief: Typhoon Bopha rescue, St. Nicholas day in Germany and gay marriage kicks off in Seattle

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A dramatic water rescue from the Philippines, Germany celebrated St. Nicholas day, turmoil continues in Greece, hundreds line up for gay marriage licenses in Washington and more in today’s daily brief.

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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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World AIDS Day commemorated across the globe

World AIDS Day commemorated across the globe

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Since 1988, World AIDS Day has been held annually on December 1 to raise awareness of the spread of HIV/AIDS and its victims. Across the globe, people unite to show their support for people living with HIV and honor those who have died. Currently, according to the World Health Organization, 34 million people are living with HIV.

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