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Russian soldiers dressed in Red Army World War II uniforms prepare to parade in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Thousands of Russian soldiers and military cadets marched across Red Square to mark the 71st anniversary of a historic World War II parade in 1941.

Misha Japaridze/AP

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Members of the Afghan Local Police showcase their skills during a graduation ceremony in Laghman province, Afghanistan.


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A Hindu devotee covers herself and her child in a blanket for protection from the morning cold as she arrives to take a dip in the River Ganges in Allahabad, India.

Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP

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A riot police officer is engulfed by flames from a petrol bomb thrown by protesters in front of the parliament during clashes in Athens. On the second day of a nationwide general strike, Greece’s fragile coalition government is voting on new austerity measures to keep the country afloat.

Dimitri Messinis/AP

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A visitor walks within an installation titled "Chairs," by Japanese artist Tadashi Kawamata, during Abu Dhabi Art at Saadiyat island, off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The annual art fair which showcases modern and contemporary art, opens on Wednesday and runs till November 10.


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Waves crash into a seawall and buildings along the coast in Hull, Mass. A high-wind warning is in effect in the state until Wednesday night.

Steven Senne/AP

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U.S. President Barack Obama(2nd L), first lady Michelle Obama (R) and their daughters Malia and Sasha (L) walk to Air Force One in Chicago. The first family are returning to Washington following Obama's second term win.


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A woman uses an umbrella to clear snow from her parked car in Dover Township, N.J., as the region pounded by Superstorm Sandy last week is hit by a Nor'Easter.

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Charlie Cobban walks down snow-covered stairs in Edmonton, Alberta.


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City worker Bob Clydesdale replaces burnt-out bulbs in light standards designed like helmets at the Victory Square war memorial in Vancouver, British Columbia, in preparation for Remembrance Day ceremonies.


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Sarah Donaldson hoses down brown Swiss cows at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. The cows are from Bradner Farms in Abbotsford, B.C. and they've been coming to the Fair, which is celebrating it's 90th anniversary, for 7 years.

Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail

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