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Peter Mel catches a wave as Colin Dwyer, left, watches during the second heat of the first round of the Mavericks Invitational big wave surf contest in Half Moon Bay, California. He is the defending champion of the event.

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A man holds a hot air balloon during a night glow before the traditional lake Tegernsee Hot Air Balloon "Montgolfiade" in Bad Wiessee.

Michael Dalder/Reuters

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A female snowy owl rests on a ledge of a building in Washington. The snowy owl which breeds in Arctic tundra, attracted passersby snapping pictures and watching its rare presence in the usually warmer urban area.

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

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Rock and Roll musician Sam Roberts (centre) battles for the puck with former NHL player Rob Pearson (right) during a shinny game at Toronto's city hall to promote the Baycrest Pro-Am tournament. The Baycrest Pro-Am is a fundraising event to raise money for Alzheimers research.

Roger Hallett/Baycrest

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J/70 boats sail under spinnakers at the Quantum Key West 2014 sailing regatta in Key West, Florida. The five-day sailing event off the Florida Keys ended Friday featuring 123 boats divided in 10 classes. With 60 boats in the class, the J/70 was the largest of the fleet.

Andy Newman/Reuters

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Medical volunteers and anti-government protesters are seen at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev January 24, 2014. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, in what appeared to be an offer of concessions to the opposition amid violent protests against his rule, pledged on Friday to reshuffle the government next week and to amend sweeping anti-protest laws.

Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters

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A Surete du Quebec officer gestures for attention at the scene of a fire at a senior's residence home which has so far left 5 confirmed dead and 30 missing in L'Isle Verte, Quebec.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

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An Egyptian firefighter checks a crater made by a blast at the Egyptian police headquarters in downtown Cairo, Egypt. Three bombings hit high-profile areas around Cairo on Friday, including a suicide car bomber who struck the city's police headquarters, killing several people in the first major attack on the Egyptian capital as insurgents step up a campaign of violence following the ouster of the Islamist president.

Amr Nabil/AP

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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland during their semifinal at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Aaron Favila/AP

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A young Syrian refugee flashes a peace symbol at the Za'atri Refugee Camp in Jordan.

Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press

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Women eat fast food in the Andalusian capital of Seville.

Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters

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