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From the eternal flame at the gravesite of President John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery to Italy's Mt. Etna, Europe's most active volcano, spewing  lava during an eruption.
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, Mt. Etna, Europe's most active volcano, spews lava during an eruption as seen from Acireale, near the Sicilian town of Catania, Italy. (AP Photo/Carmelo Imbesi)
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The eternal flame burns atop at the gravesite of President John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Friday, Nov. 22, will mark the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination in Dallas. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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Fiery skies greet a fishing trawler returning to harbor 30 minutes before sunrise, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
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Al Fursan, the aerobatics demonstration team of the UAE Air Force perform during the Dubai Air show, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at the famed Municipal Theater in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. The fire began in a warehouse that stores costumes and props for a production of The Nutcracker. Damage to the main part of the theater was still being assessed. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
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Small boats sit on the shore of Guanabara Bay in the suburb of Sao Goncalo, across the bay from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. The bay was home to a thriving artisanal fishing industry and popular palm-lined beaches as recently as the late-1970s, but has become a watery dump for waste from shipyards and two commercial ports. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Two Sumatran tiger cubs, a male, Bandar and a female, Sukacita, play on a set of stairs as they make their public debut at the National Zoo in Washington, Monday Nov. 18, 2013. The two cubs were born in August and are now on public view. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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U.N. peacekeeper Yubaras Puri, from Nepal, stands guard as Liberian Drug Enforcement Agency officials burn a recently seized stash of marijuana in Paynseville, on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The government of Liberia on Friday burned roughly 300-kilograms (655-pounds) of marijuana that was smuggled into the country from neighboring Sierra Leone by a member of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's motorcade.(AP Photo/Mark Darrough)
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, Mt. Etna, Europe's most active volcano, spews lava as smoke billows during an eruption as seen from Acireale, near the Sicilian town of Catania, Italy. (AP Photo/Carmelo Imbesi)
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A homeless Indian smokes as he lies on a rented cot early morning in New Delhi, India, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Hundreds of homeless Indians and daily wage laborers sleep on the rented cots with mattress and quilts as they spent chilly nights in open air. Each cot, mattress and a quilt is rented out for a USD$ 0.63 per night. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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A protester holding a bowl and a spoon chants slogans against Haiti's President Michel Martelly on the anniversary of the Vertières battle in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. The national holiday commemorates the battle that led to Haiti's independence from France in 1804. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
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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. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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Balloons take off over the Palote dam during the Hot Air Balloon Festival in Leon, Mexico, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. More than 200 balloons from different countries participated in this year's festival. (AP Photo/Mario Armas)
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An American Airlines jet takes off from Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport early in the morning of Thursday Nov. 21, 2013. This weekend marks the beginning of the busy holiday travel season. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
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In this Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 photo, Jessica Bochart works with friends and relatives to dig through the wreckage of her home in Washington, Ill. The home was one of hundreds in the town hit by a tornado on Sunday. Across this Washington neighborhood, homeowners and their friends and families worked quickly in a stiff, cold breeze. Some picked through little more than piles of brick, drywall and lumber. Others, like Bochart, had sections of their houses still standing. (AP Photo/David Mercer)
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A Fiat 500 watercraft goes through the water as it escorts the MSC Divina cruise ship arrives at the Port of Miami, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in Miami. This is the ship's North American debut since departing Venice, Italy Nov. 2. The Divina will offer year-round Caribbean sailings from its home port of Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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Work crews continue removing the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument in Washington, early Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. The National Park Service has announced the earthquake damaged monument will reopen in spring of 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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A view of the collapsed Maxima supermarket in Riga, Latvia, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. At least 32 people died, including three firefighters, after an enormous section of roof collapsed at a Latvian supermarket in the country's capital, emergency medical officials said Friday. The reason for the collapse during shopping rush-hour Thursday was still not known but rescue and police officials said that possible theories include building's design flaws and poor construction work. (AP Photo/ Roman Koksarov)
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Leaves in autumn colors surround the legs and shoes of a bronze statue of Russia's Peter the Great in Antwerp, Belgium on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. The statue marks the spot where Peter the Great arrived in Antwerp in the early 1700's. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
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Villagers ride a motorcycle on a road covered with volcanic ash from the eruption of Mount Sinabung in Kuta Mbaru, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Monday Nov 18, 2013. Two volcanoes, Sinabung and Mount Merapi, erupted Monday in the country, prompting warnings for flights and evacuation preparations, official said. (AP Photo/Mafa Yuli Ramadani)
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The MSC Divina cruise ship arrives at the Port of Miami escorted by a fleet of Fiat 500 watercrafts, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in Miami. This is the ship's North American debut since departing Venice, Italy Nov. 2. The Divina will offer year-round Caribbean sailings from its home port of Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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A worker uses a lift to inspect the front of Covenant First Presbyterian Church, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in downtown Cincinnati. The building was dedicated in 1875 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)
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An Indian rickshaw puller sleeps in his rickshaw early morning in New Delhi, India, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Hundreds of homeless Indians and daily wage laborers sleep on rented cots, mattress and quilts as they spent chilly nights in open air. Each cot, mattress and a quilt is rented out for a USD$ 0.63 per night. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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Iraqis make their way on a horse cart through a flooded street after heavy rain fell in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
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A rainbow shines over buildings after heavy rain poured in Gaza City, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
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Francisco Pagoada hangs from a cross, with some support, as part of his protest against the Supreme Court that denied his request to run as an independent candidate for mayor in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. Honduras will hold general elections on Sunday. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
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Pedestrians protect themselves from a steady evening rain as they walk or pause near colorful holiday lights Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in downtown Seattle. Rain is expected to continue into Tuesday, ahead of clearing skies but considerably cooler temperatures, with highs only in the mid-40s. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Kevin Chenais sits in his mobility scooter in front of an ambulance at St Pancras in London, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. Kevin, who suffers from a medical condition will travel by ambulance and ferry back to France. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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An yet to be named white-handed gibbon clings to his mother 24-year-old Phoenice, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia. The new arrival was born Nov. 2, 2013 and the species is considered endangered. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, right, runs with Batman after saving a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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Spectators view the presidential limousine of John F. Kennedy that is on display at The Henry Ford museum in Dearborn, Mich., Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the president's assassination in Dallas. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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A typhoon survivor is reflected on a mirror as he continues to seek refuge in a typhoon-ravaged public school Friday Nov. 22, 2013 at Tanauan township, Leyte province, central Philippines. Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, which tore across several islands in the eastern Philippines on Nov. 8. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
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A rainbow rises along damaged homes in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, which tore across several islands in the eastern Philippines on Nov. 8. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
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An illuminated Christmas sculpture stands near an observation wheel at the construction side for a Christmas market in Berlin, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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Greenpeace International activist Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel of Brazil sits behind bars during a court hearing to consider the request to extend the detention of 30 members of the Arctic Sunrise Greenpeace International ship in St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. The 30 people arrested following a Greenpeace protest at an Arctic oil rig were transferred to St. Petersburg from Murmansk. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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A Boeing 747 "Dreamlifter" takes off Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, the day after it mistakenly landed at Col. James Jabara Airport in Wichita, Kan. The jet landed Wednesday evening at the airport, about 8 miles (13 kilometers) north of its intended destination, McConnell Air Force Base. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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A statue of the Angel Moroni on top of a Latter-day Saints temple is silhouetted against the rising full moon, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Lexus International Executive Vice President Mark Templin, left, speaks during a special pre-event for the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. A Lexus RC 300h hybrid coupe, right, and a Lexus LF-NX are displayed. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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Shadows of people are cast on the side of a hot air balloon being filled at the Hot Air Balloon Festival in Leon, Mexico, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. More than 200 balloons from different countries participated in this year's festival. (AP Photo/Mario Armas)
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A woman weeps as the body of her sister and mother are recovered by the police from the ruins of their neighborhood that was ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, which tore across several islands in the eastern Philippines on Nov. 8. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
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In this photo taken Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, thousands of paper-made balloons, powered by burning oil, rise into the evening sky in Chiang Mai province, some 580 kilometers (360 miles) north of Bangkok during the Loy Krathong Festival. During the festival at night time, Thais float lanterns to the sky and float candles on the lotus-shaped basket into the rivers, in order to drift away their bad luck. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
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An Egyptian street vendor carries cotton candy on the Kasr el-Nil bridge over the Nile river, leading to Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. The concrete Cairo Tower in background is a landmark monument located on the island of Zamalek, near Cairo's downtown. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
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Death penalty opponents hold a vigil outside St. Francis Xavier Church hours before the scheduled execution of Missouri death row inmate Joseph Paul Franklin, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in St. Louis. A federal judge granted a stay of execution to Franklin on Tuesday, just hours before his scheduled death, citing concerns over a new execution method. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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A paramedic looks for people trapped in a mall that collapsed in Tongaat, South Africa, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. South African police say one person has died and 26 were injured in a roof collapse at a shopping mall that was under construction. The accident happened Tuesday in Tongaat, near the eastern coastal city of Durban, and rescue teams rushed to the scene to help workers who were trapped beneath the rubble.(AP Photo)
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Sri Lankan army soldier in ceremonial uniform opens the door for Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif upon his arrival for a retreat at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, in Colombo, Sri Lanka , Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo /Manish Swarup)
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A man cleans the exterior illumination of a nightclub in Shanghai, China, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
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A Fiat 500 watercraft goes through the water as it escorts the MSC Divina cruise ship arrives at the Port of Miami, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in Miami. This is the ship's North American debut since departing Venice, Italy Nov. 2. The Divina will offer year-round Caribbean sailings from its home port of Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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An image of Jesus, The Holy Child, is placed on a pew as typhoon survivors take shelter at a Catholic church in Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines, Friday Nov. 22, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, which tore across several islands in the eastern Philippines on Nov. 8. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
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Chile's former President Michelle Bachelet speaks to supporters following general elections in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Bachelet is ahead as votes are being counted in Chile's presidential election, but she is running short of the majority needed to avoid a Dec. 15 runoff. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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An Indian boy holds a puppy in front of its mother early morning in New Delhi, India, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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An Indian vendor carries oranges on his bicycle to sell at a market in Hyderabad, India, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Hyderabad is the capital and the largest city of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
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A child stretches out both arms as she watches a show with giant inflatable puppets by French street theatre company Les Plasticiens Volant during an event to mark the start of the Christmas shopping season in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday Nov. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
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Protesters hurl toilet paper rolls at the Parliament building in Asuncion, Paraguay, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. People gathered to protest a Senate vote that lets fellow Sen. Victor Bogado of the ruling Colorado Party keep his parliamentary immunity, allowing him to avoid prosecution for the alleged crimes of fraud and nepotism. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
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A Cambodian boy jumps from a tree into a pond at a rice paddy farm on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
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A flamingo feeds her chick at the Santa Fe Zoo in Medellin, Colombia, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The Santa Fe Zoo is celebrating the birth of two flamingos, marking the first hatching in several years. Baby flamingos, often gray or white, can take years to fully develop the pink feathers of mature adults. (AP Photo/Luis Benavides)
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A soldier stands guard outside the National Party headquarters where presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez gives a press conference in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Honduras will hold general elections on Nov. 24. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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A Bororo Indian poses for a photo during the Indigenous Games in Cuiaba, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The Indigenous Games being held in Brazil's Amazon region is a cultural as much as athletic event that many are calling a "holistic" alternative to the big sporting extravaganzas Brazil will host in the next few years, the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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An Indian woman vendor sells guitar-shaped balloons during the annual Jhiri fair at Kanachack village, outskirts of Jammu, India, Monday, Nov.18, 2013. According to legend, the fair is held in memory of Baba Jitu, a simple and honest farmer who killed himself since he was not prepared to submit to the unjust demands of a landlord who wanted him to part with his crop. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
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Smoke hangs over a burnt market which was set on fire by Shiite Muslims in Friday's clashes with Sunni Muslims, while authorities block a road with horse-carts during a curfew in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. The Pakistani government has imposed a rare curfew in the garrison city of Rawalpindi next to the capital after sectarian clashes during a Shiite religious commemoration on Friday killed several Sunni Muslims. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
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A South African soccer supporter during their international friendly soccer match between South Africa and Spain at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
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A recently born black and white colobus monkey clings to its mother, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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A white-handed gibbon, yet to be named, clings to his mother 24-year-old Phoenice, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia. The new arrival was born Nov. 2, 2013 and the species is considered endangered. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda, rides on Honda Gold Wing F6C as Honda Motor Co. President Takanobu Ito stands by at the media preview for the Tokyo Motor Show at Tokyo Big Sight convention hall in Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. The biannual exhibition of vehicles in Japan runs for the public from Saturday, Nov. 23 through Dec. 1. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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This aerial view on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, shows people walking down a street where homes once stood that were destroyed by a tornado that hit the western Illinois town of Washington on Sunday. It was one of the worst-hit areas after intense storms and tornadoes swept through Illinois. The National Weather Service says the tornado that hit Washington had a preliminary rating of EF-4, meaning wind speeds of 170 mph to 190 mph. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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In this Nov. 17, 2013 photo, Buddhist monks prepare to release sky lantern after a blessing ceremony during the Loy Krathong Festival at a temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. During the festival at night time, Thais float lanterns to the sky and float candles on the lotus-shaped basket into the rivers, in order to drift away their bad luck. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
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Walkers make their way through the Wadden Sea near Havneby on the island Romo, Denmark, on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Romo is now the southernmost Danish North Sea island. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
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Best Pix Of The Week

From the eternal flame at the gravesite of President John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery to Italy's Mt. Etna, Europe's most active volcano, spewing  lava during an eruption.

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