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Children look at models of giant whales displayed at the exhibition "Whales - Giants of the Oceans" at the Natural History museum in the western city of Muenster October 17, 2013. The exhibition runs until November 3.


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A woman makes a photograph from within a sculpture by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei called Forever Bicycles in Toronto on Oct. 17, 2013. The sculpture, consisting of 3,144 identical bicycles, was part of the Nuit Blanche event, but will remain on display at Nathan Phillips Square until Oct. 27th.

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Egyptian Muslim pilgrims pray after they cast stones at a pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," the last rite of the annual hajj, in Mina near the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. This year some pilgrims and security personnel are wearing masks as a precaution against the Middle East respiratory syndrome, which has stricken nearly 100 people, most of them in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.

Amr Nabil/AP

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Palestinian women from the West bank enjoy bathing in the Mediterranean Sea in Jaffa, a mixed Muslim, Christian and Jewish part of Tel Aviv, Israel, during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice", Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.

Ariel Schalit/AP

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A man looks out over fog covered downtown and Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver, British Columbia October 17, 2013 in this view from nearby Cypress Mountain.


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A female villager walks after collecting water from the base of a dried-up reservoir, due to the long dry season, at Kedung Sumber village, near Bojonegoro Indonesia's East Java province, October 16, 2013. Water from the Pacal reservoir, which spans 3.9 square km, was built in 1933 by the Dutch government for irrigate agricultural land in 18 districts in Bojonegoro.


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Toronto Maple Leaf David Broll gets sandwiched between Carolina Hurricane goalie Cam Ward and Hurricane Ryan Murphy during the first period of NHL play Thursday, October 17, 2013 in Toronto.

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A child poses for a photo under a new art piece by British graffiti artist Banksy in the Brooklyn borough of New York, October 17, 2013. Banksy has caught the attention of New York mayor Michael Bloomberg saying that graffiti ruins property. "It's a sign of decay and loss of control," local media have reported.


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Members of the honour guard use a string to ensure that they are standing in a straight line, ahead of a welcoming ceremony for Australia's Governor-General Quentin Bryce, hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, October 17, 2013.


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Free Syrian Army fighters are gathered inside a cave in Maaret al-Naaman village, in Idlib October 17, 2013.


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A Free Syrian Army fighter fires an anti-tank missile towards what the FSA said were locations controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the eastern Hama countryside October 17, 2013.


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Tibetan pilgrims turn prayer wheels as they offer prayers at a Buddhist temple near the historic Labrang Monastery in Xiahe, Gansu Province, China Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.

Andy Wong/AP

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