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It's been a wild week with fire on the mountain and snow on palms trees, here's the best pictures of the week. 

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In this photo taken on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, Plosky Tolbachnik volcano erupts in Russias Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula. A Russian volcano which started erupting last week has continued to spew ash and smoke into the air. The Plosky Tolbachik volcano, in the Kamchatka Peninsula, last erupted in 1976. (AP Photo/Alexander Petrov)
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A show attendee looks at Sony's 4K Ultra HD TV at the Sony booth at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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A female member of Venezuela's Bolivarian militia, in uniform with her face painted, holds a flower during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez rallied outside his presidential palace Thursday in an exuberant symbolic inauguration for a leader too ill to return home for the real thing. With Chavez out of sight in a Cuban hospital fighting a severe respiratory infection more than a month after cancer surgery, his swearing-in ceremony has been indefinitely postponed, despite opposition complaints. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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A woman begs for money amid passersby in downtown Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. Unemployment in the 17 EU countries that use the euro rose to 11.8 percent in November, as the number of jobless people in the region rose to 18.8 million, the highest figure since the single currency was founded in 1999. According to data released by the EU's official statistics agency, eurozone unemployment was up 0.1 percentage points over October but up a full 1.2 percentage points from a year ago. The rate for the 27-member European Union was 10.7 percent, the same as in October, but up from 10.0 percent a year ago. The number of unemployed across the full EU topped 26 million. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
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MUST CREDIT: Sussi Kober/Rex FeaturesThe Polar Bear's Plastic PalEveryone needs a friend and Augo the polar bear has found a pal in a plastic container.The playful two-year-old is inseparable from the empty container which was given to him for stimulation at Aalborg Zoo in Denmark.And visitors to the attraction have been wowed by the athletic games the bear has come up with.Augo previously hit the headlines at six months old when he was pictured with a blue bucket on his head and then when he became attracted to a bright red ball.Zoo spokeswoman Sussi K (Rex Features via AP Images)
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Argentina's naval training tall ship ARA Libertad arrives to port as planes fly overhead during a ceremony in Mar del Plata, Argentina, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. The Argentine naval ship detained for more than two months in Ghana because of a financial dispute returned home to a triumphant welcome. Ghana courts ordered the ship held in October on a claim by Cayman Islands-based hedge fund NML Capital Ltd. But the U.N.'s International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea ordered the ship's release last month after Argentina argued that warships are immune from seizure. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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A person looks at waves of the Mediterranean sea in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Wind gusts reached up to 40mph, as waves reached 9 meters high (30 feet). (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt stands near a statue of the late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung during a tour of the Grand Peoples Study House in Pyongyang, North Korea on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)
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An Ultra orthodox Jewish man looks at a rainbow over the Mediterranean sea in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. The rainbow follows one of the region's fiercest rainstorms in decades. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
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A Free Syrian Army fighter feeds a cat bread in the old city of Aleppo, Syria, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. The revolution against Syrian President Bashar Assad that began in March 2011, started with peaceful protests but morphed into a civil war that has killed more than 60,000 people, according to a recent United Nations recent estimate. (AP Photo/Andoni Lubaki)
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Fans hold up pictures of Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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A show attendee photographs an image displayed on Sony's 84-inch XBR 4K LED television after a news conference at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. The 2013 International CES gadget show, the biggest trade show in the Americas, is taking place in Las Vegas this week. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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With temperatures around 8 degrees Celsius (46 degrees Fahrenheit), a man plays in the surf, with some thousands celebrating the New Year by jumping into the North Sea during the traditional New Year's Dive in Ostend, Belgium, Saturday Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
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Indian performers in traditional dress fly a kite at the International Kite Festival in Mumbai, India, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Kite-flyers from different countries are participating in the day-long festival.(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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Indian men stand in steam from milk boiling at a tea stand on a cold winter morning in New Delhi, India, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. North India continues to face below average weather conditions with dense fog affecting flights and trains. More than 100 people have died of exposure as northern India deals with historically cold temperatures. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
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A puppy that was caught near the site of four fatal maulings sits inside a cage at a city dog pound in Mexico City,Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Authorities have captured dozens of dogs near the scene of the attacks in the capital's poor Iztapalapa district, but rather than calm residents, photos of the forlorn dogs brought a wave of sympathy for the animals, doubts about their involvement in the killings and debate about government handling of the stray dog problem. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
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A horse grazes in a pasture in early morning fog caused by frost-producing overnight temperatures in Chia, on the outskirts of Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. In Colombia's highlands, crops are prone to freeze damage in the first few months of the year when temperatures are high during the day but drop below zero at night. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
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Syrian men leave the old city of Aleppo, Syria, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. The revolution against Syrian President Bashar Assad that began in March 2011, started with peaceful protests but morphed into a civil war that has killed more than 60,000 people, according to a recent United Nations recent estimate. (AP Photo/Andoni Lubaki)
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Husqvarna rider Alessandro Botturi of Italy, falls from his motorcycle during the 3nd stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally from Pisco to Nazca, Peru, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. The race finishes in Santiago, Chile, on Jan. 20. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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Geese fly over Lake Michigan at Montrose Beach in Chicago, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. A cool weekend is expected to be followed by warming weather. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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Ethnic Chinese pay a visit to a temple, decorated with Chinese traditional lanterns in preparation of the upcoming Chinese New Year, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Ethnic Chinese Malaysians will celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Feb. 10 this year. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
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A member of historic club wearing 1812-era French army general's uniform rides during a reenactment of the French Invasion of Russia in 1812, during celebrations to mark the Russian Orthodox Christmas in St. Peterburg, Russia, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Christmas falls on Jan. 7 for Orthodox Christians who rely on the old Julian calendar rather than the Gregorian calendar adopted by Catholics and Protestants and commonly used in secular life around the world. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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Volunteers and employees of Selfridges department store on Oxford Street in London, pose for the media in "The Silence Room", a space they unveiled for shoppers to quietly relax in, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. The Silence Room, where shoes are to be left outside and mobile phones not to be used, is part of a campaign by the store to integrate shopping with meditation to encourage people to be more considered and mindful in their everyday life. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
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A doll covered with mud lies on the floor after a flood hit the village of Bat Hefer, central Israel, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. About 200 homes were flooded and tens of cars were damaged by the flood. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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A man and his child explore the Mall of America Ice Castle Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 in Bloomington, Minn. The castle is made of icicles organically grown from four million gallons of water and then fused together. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
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A South African policeman. left, fires a rubber bullet, at striking farm workers as they demonstrate in De Doorns , South Africa, Thursday, Jan 10, 2013. Striking farm workers in South Africa have clashed with police for a second day during protests for higher wages. The South African Press Association says police on Thursday fired rubber bullets at rock-throwing demonstrators in the town of De Doorns in Western Cape province, and protests were occurring in at least two other towns. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)
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Wildfire smoke rises from hills behind the village of Numeralla in New South Wales state on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. Wildfires raged across much of southeast Australia. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
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A polar bear is fed from a zookeeper at zoo of the Everland amusement park in Yongin, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. The National Weather Service issued a cold wave watch and the temperature reached minus 11 degrees Celsius (51 degrees Fehrenheit) in the morning. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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People look at an anchored cargo ship as pigeons fly past the waterfront of in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece, on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Greece has entered a sixth year of economic recession, and faces record high unemployment and homelessness rates as it struggles to tackle an acute financial crisis that has forced drastic cuts in state spending. (AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidis)
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North Korean men shovel snow from the roof of a building in Pyongyang, North Korea Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)
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A bald eagle catches a fish in the Des Moines River, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa's cold, icy winters drive the birds to rivers to forage for food when inland waters freeze over. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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An artist performs over the crowd during the 'Cabalgata de Reyes,' or the Three Wise Men parade in Madrid, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. The traditional parade marks the eve of the Epiphany, a Christian holiday celebrating the story of the three wise men believed to have followed a bright star to offer gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to the newborn Jesus in Bethlehem. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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A girl sits on a Newtown bus leaving the new Sandy Hook Elementary School after the first day of classes in Monroe, Conn.
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Uno de los perros capturados cerca del sitio de los cuatro ataques fatales descansa dentro de una de las jaulas en la perrera en la Ciudad de México, el miércoles 9 de enero de 2013. (Foto AP/Dario Lopez-Mills)

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People sunbathe on Leblon beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. Tuesday was the second hottest day of the year in Rio, where temperatures as high as 40.7 Celsius, or 105.2 Fahrenheit, were recorded. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg surveys the damage to a passenger ferry after it crashed on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 in New York. At least 57 people were injured, two critically, when a commuter ferry struck a dock in New York City's financial district, ripping open a right-side front corner. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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Snow falls as a group of ultra-orthodox Jews pose for a snapshot next to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Stormy weather conditions continued on Thursday with snow, torrential rains and strong winds across the region. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
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A man walks through tombs covered by snow on the Mount of Olives, in Jerusalem, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Stormy weather conditions continued on Thursday with snow, torrential rains and strong winds across the region. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
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People photograph the sunset in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Visitors explore the Mall of America Ice Castle Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 in Bloomington, Minn. The castle is made of icicles organically grown from four million gallons of water and then fused together. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
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A supporter of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez holds up a banner bearing the image of the South American leader at a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Hundreds of supporters gathered outside his presidential palace in an alternative inauguration, showing their support for the ailing leader and wearing T-shirts with the slogan "I am Chavez." The government organized the rally for the cancer-stricken leader on the streets outside Miraflores Palace on what was supposed to be his inauguration day. A swearing-in ceremony has been indefinitely postponed, despite opposition complaints. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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Panasonic CEO North America, Joe Taylor, holds a 20-inch 4K tablet during a presentation at a keynote address during the Consumer Electronics Show, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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A Bahraini anti-government protester prepares to throw a petrol bomb at riot police during clashes in Malkiya village, Bahrain, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Bahrain's highest court has upheld jail sentences against 20 opposition figures convicted of plotting to overthrow the Western-allied government, including eight prominent activists facing life in prison and is almost certain to bring strong criticism from rights groups and touch off more street protests in the violence-wracked Gulf kingdom. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
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People run through a water fountain in front of the illuminated Revolution Monument in Mexico City, late Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. The once-neglected plaza with an Arc de Triumph-style monument to Mexico's 1910 revolution has been remade from a homeless encampment to a place where families visit and children run through spurts of water gushing out of the pavement. Mexico City's government is trying to transform one of the world's largest cities by beautifying public spaces, parks and monuments. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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An Indian laborer washes himself at an outdoor tap on a cold winter morning in New Delhi, India, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. North India continues to face below average weather conditions with dense fog affecting flights and trains. More than 100 people have died of exposure as northern India deals with historically cold temperatures. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
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Best Pix of the Week

It's been a wild week with fire on the mountain and snow on palms trees, here's the best pictures of the week. 

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