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Seagulls fly past New York's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center next to the Hudson River as seen from Hoboken, New Jersey, January 7, 2014.

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Pedestrians walk through the wall of steam coming from a street level vent at the corner of King St. West and Bay St. on Jan. 7 2014. A Polar vortex over parts of North America dropped temperatures in Toronto to bitterly cold levels with wind chills making it feel like -37 with other parts of the country feeling even colder.

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Ada Maciejewski pulls her scarf up to fend off the bitter winds while waiting for a streetcar on KIng St. West on Jan. 7 2014. Ada found the wind chill really cold and that this is definitely Canada. A Polar vortex over parts of North America dropped temperatures in Toronto to bitterly cold levels with wind chills making it feel like -37 with other parts of the country feeling even colder.

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A sea bird flies across the misty waters of Lake Ontario off of Humber Bay Park in Toronto on Jan. 7, 2014. The continent is in the midst of a deep freeze but temperatures are expected to be more seasonal after Tuesday.

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Many people donned heavy coats, scarves and mittens to help cover their faces as they navigate the St. George St. and Bloor St. West intersection on Jan. 7 2014. A Polar vortex over parts of North America dropped temperatures in Toronto to bitterly cold levels with wind chills making it feel like -37 with other parts of the country feeling even colder.

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Mohamed El Senosy, 55, decorates traditional horse shape sugar candy in preparation for the celebration Prophet Muhammad's birthday, at a small factory at Bab El Baher in old Cairo January 7, 2014.

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Myron Jackson sleeps on a cot in the hallway at the Atlanta Mission homeless shelter, after their rooms reached their capacity, in downtown Atlanta, Georgia January 7, 2014. A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving energy prices higher and overwhelming shelters for homeless people.

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Horse mounted Indian presidential guards rehearse for the upcoming Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Republic Day will be celebrated on Jan. 26.

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People cross the river Buriganga by a boat in Dhaka January 7, 2014.

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Divers swim with dozens of West Indian Manatees early Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, as the animals congregate around a freshwater spring at the Three Sisters Springs on the Crystal River north of Tampa, Fl. Local temperatures Tuesday morning dipped below freezing redirecting the animals to the warm springs at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge.

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Displaced people carry water containers on their heads at Tomping camp, where some 15,000 displaced people who fled their homes are sheltered by the United Nations, near South Sudan's capital Juba January 7, 2014.

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Pedestrians are reflected in a window as they walk through rain near Tower Bridge in London, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. At least three people have died in a wave of stormy weather that has battered Britain since last week, including a man killed when his mobility scooter fell into a river in Oxford, southern England.

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Manchester United's Danny Welbeck jumps over Sunderland's Phil Bardsley during their English League Cup semi-final first leg soccer match at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northern England January 7, 2014.

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The rescued sea otter named Walter, who was blinded by a shotgun blast and deemed non-releasable due to his extensive injuries, swims around in his new home at the Vancouver Aquarium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Walter was rescued on October 18, 2013 near Tofino, BC and after 11 weeks of rehabilitation at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, Walter, was moved to the Aquarium.

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A woman dressed as a character from the nativity scene puts a lamb around the neck of Pope Francis as he arrives to visit the Church of St Alfonso Maria dei Liguori in the outskirts of Rome January 6, 2014. Picture taken January 6, 2014.

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A man carries a baby who survived what activists say was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus January 7, 2014.

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KTM rider Alain Hermet of France races during the third stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of San Rafael and San Juan, Argentina, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

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Macedonian Christian Orthodox priest gives a communion to a baby, during a holy Christmas liturgy in St. Clement's Orthodox Cathedral church in Skopje, Macedonia, Tuesday Jan. 7, 2014. Macedonian Christian Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas according to the Julian calendar.

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