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Canadian national women's soccer team goalkeeper Erin McLeod, centre right, takes part in team practice in Burnaby, B.C., on Wednesday November 20, 2013. The team is scheduled to play Mexico in a friendly match Sunday at B.C. Place in Vancouver.

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The sun sets as the Vernon Panthers, in white, carry the ball against the Ballenas Whalers, from Parksville, B.C., during a AA high school football semi-final game at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex in Burnaby, B.C., on Wednesday November 20, 2013.

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A pair of harbour seals wearing satellite linked transmitters on their heads face each after being released into the waters of Howe Sound in Porteau Cove, British Columbia November 20, 2013. The seals had received months of care at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre after being rescued from the wild. Wearing the transmitters will help track their movements after their release.

ANDY CLARK/REUTERS

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford stands behind the glass partition of his office to avoid waiting journalists, as he waits for an elevator to leave Toronto's City Hall on Wednesday November 20, 2013.

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President Barack Obama awards Oprah Winfrey the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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President Barack Obama awards former President Bill Clinton with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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Greenpeace activists protest on top of the Biosphere in Montreal, Wednesday, November 20, 2013, where they called for the release of their colleagues who are being held in Russia on various charges including piracy.

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn holds up the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act after signing it into law at a ceremony in Chicago, Illinois, November 20, 2013. Illinois will be the 16th state to legalize same-sex marriage.

JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

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Two women are silhouetted against the snow-covered mountains in Howe Sound at Porteau Cove, B.C. as they take a picture of themselves Wednesday, Nov.20, 2013.

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Paragliders fly in front of Lima's Miraflores district, November 20, 2013.

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Uruguay's players celebrate at the end of their 2014 World Cup qualifying playoff second leg soccer match against Jordan in Montevideo November 20, 2013.

PABLO LA ROSA/REUTERS

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats players warm up as they take part in practice before the upcoming 101st CFL Grey Cup against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Regina on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013.

Nathan Denette/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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A man stands in the middle of Grand Central Terminal as he speaks on a cell phone, as passengers face limited train service on the New Haven Line between Stamford Station and Grand Central Terminal due to a Con Edison power problem in New York, September 25, 2013.

ZORAN MILICH/REUTERS

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Protesting students wearing fake military uniforms shout anti-government slogans during a demonstration in front of Sofia University November 20, 2013. Thousands of Bulgarians joined several separate rallies on Wednesday against rampant corruption, low incomes and high unemployment in the European Union's poorest country, mounting pressure on the Socialist-led government.

STOYAN NENOV/REUTERS

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People sweep muddy water out of a flooded home after extreme rainfall due to Cyclone Cleopatra in Olbia on Sardinia island November 20, 2013. Emergency services sifted through the devastation left by the cyclone that tore through the island of Sardinia as storms and floods continued to batter southern Italy on Wednesday.

TONY GENTILE/Reuters

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A Typhoon Haiyan survivor carries his belongings through the ruins of Tacloban, Philippines on his way back to his temporary shelter Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced by the typhoon which tore across several islands in the eastern Philippines on Nov. 8.

David Guttenfelder/AP

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Pakistani vendor, Bakhtar Massi, 73, stands by his cart waiting for customers on a roadside in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013.

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