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Russian soldiers walk during a snowfall in central St. Petersburg.

ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK/REUTERS

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A Sotheby's employee carefully handles one volume of a medieval manuscript , Philip The Good's copy of 'Mystere de la Vengeance,' not seen on the market for 200 years, during a press viewing in London. The manuscript which is comprised of two volumes estimated at 4-6 million pounds will go on sale in the evening sale of Old Master Paintings and Drawings on Dec. 5 in London.

Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP

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A visitor takes a picture of a modified Volkswagen VW Beetle during a press presentation prior to the Essen Motor Show in Essen, Germany.

INA FASSBENDER/REUTERS

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M23 rebel fighters walk near the town of Sake, some 42 km west of Goma. A rebel pullback from Goma, seized by M23 from fleeing United Nations-backed government forces on November 20, would signal some progress in international efforts to halt the eight-month-old insurgency in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS

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Historical re-enactment enthusiasts dressed as soldiers rest near the southern Moravian village of Prace. Hundreds of history enthusiasts gathered near the city of Slavkov ahead of a re-enactment of Napoleon's famous battle of Austerlitz on Saturday to mark its 207th anniversary.

DAVID W CERNY/REUTERS

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A boy separates starched sarees, a traditional Indian garment for women, left to dry on the roof of a cotton factory in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.

KRISHNENDU HALDER/REUTERS

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Derailed freight train cars sit semi-submerged in the waters of Mantua Creek after a train crash, in Paulsboro, New Jersey. A rail bridge collapsed on Friday over a creek in southern New Jersey, causing a Conrail freight train to derail and spill hazardous chemicals.

ANDREW BURTON/Reuters

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, plays hockey during a visit to her former preparatory school St. Andrew's, which she attended from 1986 to 1995, near Pangbourne in Berkshire, southern England.

Arthur Edwards/Pool/REUTERS

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Christof Innerhofer of Italy celebrates setting the best time as he skis into the finish area in men's World Cup downhill ski race in Beaver Creek, Colorado.

RICK WILKING/REUTERS

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper, flanked by Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Kathy Dunderdale, left, and Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter, heads to a press conference in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador. Harper announced that the Canadian government, and the two provinces have agreed on terms for a federal loan guarantee for the Lower Churchill River energy projects.

Andrew Vaughan/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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Firefighter battle a blaze in Montreal's East end on Friday.

Ryan Remiorz/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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