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Best Pix Of The Week
From the 'Polar vortex' that blasted frigid air over much of the country to Mount Sinabung spewing hot lava in Indonesia, here are our most arresting images culled over the last week.  
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Bao Bao, the four and a half month old giant panda cub, is approached by her mother Mei Xiang in their indoor habitat at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Bao Bao, who now weighs 17.38 pounds (7.9 pounds), was born to the zoo's female giant panda Mei Xiang and male giant panda Tian Tian. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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Strong winds and high tides batter the coastal road close to Newtownards, Northern Ireland, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for rain, and flooding is expected in parts of Belfast and along the east coast of the country because of a tidal surge, combined with strong winds. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
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A boy sits inside a makeshift shelter made from pieces of cloth, at an informal camp housing an estimated 100,000 displaced people, at Mpoko Airport in Bangui, Central African Republic, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Food and supplies distribution by the World Food Program and the United Nations Refugee Agency began Tuesday and was expected to last 10 days. It is the first aid delivery to reach the camp since Dec. 15, and many families were lacking food or even rudimentary shelter from the harsh daytime sun and chilly nights. Residents were receiving supplies including rice, cooking oil, tarps, mats, and blankets. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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Fierce winds blow snow as snowboarder Garrett Ramos, 20, uses a shovel to build a jump, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Portland, Maine. The temperature is expected to drop between 10 and 20 degrees below zero Fahrenheit Friday night. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
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The 68-story Courtyard-Residence Inn Central Park is illuminated early Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in New York. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat in Illinois, which compiles lists of tall buildings, is listing the building as the tallest hotel in North America. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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A boy plays with a kite made from twigs and plastic bags, next to a makeshift camp housing an estimated 100,000 displaced people, at Mpoko Airport, in Bangui, Central African Republic, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Embattled President Michel Djotodia who has come under growing pressure to resign, was in neighboring Chad on Thursday for a summit with regional leaders who want to end the bloodshed that has left more than 1,000 dead and nearly a million people displaced. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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A man watches as Mount Sinabung spews volcanic materials in Sibintun, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. The volcano has sporadically erupted since September, forcing thousands of people who live around it slopes to flee their homes. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
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In this late Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 photo, Mount Sinabung spews hot lava as seen from Jeraya, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The 2,600-meter (8,530-foot) volcano has sporadically erupted since September. Authorities extended a danger zone around a rumbling volcano in western Indonesia on Sunday after it spewed blistering gas farther than expected, sending panicked residents streaming down the sides of the mountain. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
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Afghan young women drag containers of water on the outskirts of capital Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Afghanistan experiences cold winters, and the slow pace of development and soaring cost of living in the country has made life difficult for the locals. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
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The water line can be seen on bridge supports as workers pick up trash from the Museum section of the San Antonio River Walk that has been drained for maintenance, clean up and repairs, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in San Antonio.The River Walk will be refilled and operational next week. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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Heavy seas and waves crash over a lighthouse at Douro's River mouth in Porto, Portugal, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. The weather forecast predicts strong winds and heavy rain for the next days, with the entire coastal area of Continental Portugal under warning due to rough seas, with the possibility of waves up to seven meters.(AP Photo/Paulo Duarte)
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Frost is shown on a bus stop in Detroit, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Temperatures broke record lows Tuesday in Michigan and residents braced against bitter winds following a storm that shuttered schools, closed government offices. Lows of 14 degrees below zero were reported according to the National Weather Service. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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Nuns attend a mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, to mark Epiphany, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. The Epiphany day, is a joyous day for Catholics in which they recall the journey of the Three Kings, or Magi, to pay homage to Baby Jesus. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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A woman dressed up in male character waits for the beginning of La Diablada in Pillaro, Ecuador, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Residents dress up to celebrate the end of the year and the start of the new one. The town of Pillaro kicks off the Diablada with neighborhoods competing to bring as many people dressed as different characters that are part of the feast. Originally the devil costume was used to open up space to allow other participants to dance, but over the years the character gained popularity and became the soul of the feast. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
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A wooden cross is on the air as swimmers jump to retrieve it during a ceremony to bless the water in Greece's Flisvos beach, at Paleo Faliro near Athens on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Similar ceremonies to mark Epiphany were held across Greece on river banks, seafronts and lakes. An Orthodox priest throws a cross into the water and swimmers race to be the first to retrieve it. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
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Villagers watch Mount Sinabung release pyroclastic flows in Tiga Kicat, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. The volcano has sporadically erupted since September, forcing thousands of people who live around it slopes to flee their homes. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
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The sun hangs over the skyline of downtown Pittsburgh, beginning to melt the ice on the Allegheny river as temperatures moderated into the mid-30's, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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Indian people watch kites fly at the International Kite Festival at white sand in the Rann of Kutch, a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert, in Dhordo, about 500 kilometers (311 miles) from Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. The International Kite Festival has become a highly popular and successful event and is part of the Gujarat state Tourisms strategy to develop fairs and festival to showcase and promote the culture and tourism offerings of the state. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
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Fog shrouds Boston Harbor and obscures the skyline, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in Boston. After a severe winter storm on Friday and days of freezing temperatures in the Boston area, rain was in the forecast for Monday with temperatures reaching into the 50s. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
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A participant runs with a large tiger-shaped kite as he prepares to fly it at the International Kite Festival in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Kite-flyers from different countries participated in the day-long festival. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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Isabella Graff, left, and her brother Zadok Graff, check on the family's beef cattle on the Bill Graff Farm, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Middletown, Ill. Farm animals can withstand frigid outside temperatures if they're cared for properly with food, water and shelter. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
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An Alamo police officer closes the gates to the grounds of the Alamo at dusk, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in San Antonio. One of Texas most important historical landmarks, the Alamo receives over 2.5 million visitors annually.(AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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Visitors walk along Sutro Baths, once the world's largest indoor swimming pool facility, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, to mark Epiphany, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. The Epiphany day, is a joyous day for Catholics in which they recall the journey of the Three Kings, or Magi, to pay homage to Baby Jesus. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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A young woman watches surfers catching the last waves of the day as night falls in Baleal, on Portugal's west coast, Tuesday, Jan. 7 2014. Baleal is a popular all year round spot for European surfers. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
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Tim Green, of Sidney, Australia., jogs on top of the sculpture Wood Line by artist Andy Goldsworthy along an eucalyptus grove in The Presidio on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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In this photo made with a slow shutter speed, hot lava flows from the crater of Mount Sinabung as seen from Gundaling, North Sumatra, Indonesia, early Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. The volcano has sporadically erupted since September, forcing thousands of people who live around it slopes to flee their homes. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
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Daryl Daugherty clears the sidewalk in front of his home, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in Carmel, Ind., as temperatures dropped lower than 10 below zero. More than 12 inches of snow fell on Sunday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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Pedestrians walk near "The Umbrellas" of Yorgos Zongolopoulos in deep fog on the seaside promenade in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Dense fog has settled over the city, leading to the delay of early departures and arrivals at its airport in the morning hours. (AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidis)
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A chimpanze named Paulinho eats a fruit popsicle at the city zoo in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. With temperatures spiking above 120 degrees Farenheit at times, big apes reached their long, leathery fingers through bars to snatch the cold strawberry yogurt pops. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Simba the lion licks frozen meat at the city zoo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Its so hot, animals at the Rio de Janeiro zoo won temporary relief Wednesday with popsicles made from tropical fruits, chunks of meat and frozen yogurt. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Barefoot Filipino Catholic devotees rest during the annual procession of the Black Nazarene to celebrate its feast day Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Manila, Philippines. Hundreds of thousands of Filipino Catholics began a raucous religious procession in Manila Thursday to honor a centuries-old black statue of Jesus Christ in an annual event that organizers say was being held partly to pray for the victims of a monster typhoon that devastated the central Philippines last year. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
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An Indian flower vendor waits for customers at a market in Chennai, India, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Hindus often offer fresh flowers to deities as a symbol of love and devotion, and the presence of flowers is abundant in the portrayals of Hindu gods and goddesses. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K.)
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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. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
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African migrants sit on top of a Holocaust memorial installation in Rabin's square, after marching in Tel Aviv, demanding work rights and better treatment from the Israeli government, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said about 10,000 migrants marched through Tel Aviv Sunday. Protestors said they are on a three-day strike to protest a crackdown on migrants that can lead to incarceration in a newly built detention facility. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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A model performs dressed as a mermaid at the Sao Paulo's aquarium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. The presentation runs daily as a special event to attract visitors during the January school vacations.(AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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Ice forms on rocks on the Brooklyn waterfront across from lower Manhattan in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. The high temperature is expected to be 10 degrees in the city but wind chills will make it feel more like minus 10. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
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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. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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A Bangladeshi man warms himself with others near a bonfire early morning in Narayanganj, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Bangladesh's ruling Awami League won one of the most violent elections in the country's history, marred by street fighting, low turnout and a boycott by the opposition that made the results a foregone conclusion. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 photo, Indian workers clean a wall of the new airport terminal at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India. India's overcrowded financial capital unveils its long-awaited $2 billion new airport terminal Friday, an ambitious, art-filled space that developers hope will be a showcase success in a country struggling to modernize inadequate infrastructure that is holding back economic growth. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
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A cat stands near a defaced presidential campaign poster of ousted President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. The judge in the trial of Egypt's former Islamist president has ordered the hearings adjourned until Feb. 1 after bad weather prevented bringing Morsi to court. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
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Pope Francis holds the pastoral staff as he leaves after celebrating a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, to mark Epiphany, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. The Epiphany day, is a joyous day for Catholics in which they recall the journey of the Three Kings, or Magi, to pay homage to Baby Jesus. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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In an image made with a fisheye lens, Marguerite Johnston uncovers her car in Grosse Pointe, Mich., Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Michigan residents are preparing for diving temperatures as they dig out from more than 15 inches of snow in places. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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A general view of the seaport in Gaza City, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
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Visitors walk on the Eagle Point Labyrinth on a cliff overlooking the fog-covered Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Flowers are placed on a monument honoring gays and lesbians persecuted by the Nazis during World War II for their sexual orientation and gender identity, In Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. The landmark joins similar memorials in Berlin, Amsterdam, Sydney and San Francisco dedicated to gay victims of the Holocaust. While Israel has scores of monuments for the genocide, the Tel Aviv memorial is the first that deals universally with Jewish and non-Jewish victims alike. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
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An African migrant worker holds Israeli flags during Independence Day in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Israel is celebrating its annual Independence Day, marking 65 years since the founding of the state in 1948. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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A dog named Avocado looks over a cliff overlooking the fog-covered Pacific Ocean while on a hike on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Bao Bao, the four and a half month old giant panda, makes her public debut at an indoor habitat at the National Zoo in Washington, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Bao Bao, who now weighs 16.9 pounds (7.65 kilograms), was born to the zoo's female giant panda Mei Xiang and male giant panda Tian Tian. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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A plane towing a banner that reads "Believe," a playoff slogan for the New Orleans Saints NFL football team, flies over the city in New Orleans, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. The Saints play the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle this Saturday in Seattle in the second round of the playoffs. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 photo, people view ice sculptures on display during the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China. The annual festival began on Jan. 5 and continues for over one month. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
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A woman covers herself from the rain with a plastic garbage bag in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Heavy rain fell in the Argentine capital lowering temperatures after the worst heat wave in decades. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Villagers watch as Mount Sinabung releases pyroclastic flow during an eruption in Beras Tepu, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. The 2,600-meter (8,530-foot) volcano has sporadically erupted since September. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
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A gardener prunes trees at a small park downtown Brussels, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Half of the land in the Brussels region is covered with green spaces, about 80 square kilometers (31 square miles) that harbour an extraordinary bio diversity for a large metropolis. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)
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Honda rider Paulo Goncalves of Portugal lifts his burning motorcycle trying to put out the fire engulfing it during the fifth stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Chilecito and Tucuman in San MIguel de Tucuman, Argentina, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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In this Oct. 10, 2013 photo, Aida Diallo, whose ten-year-old son Bamba was killed when a fire struck the Dakar shack where he was sleeping along with other Quranic students, sits in her one-room home in the village of Ndame, Senegal. Bamba's older brother Cheikhou, 13, managed to escape the fire which killed Bamba and three of their cousins. For now the surviving boys and their teacher are back in Ndame, but, says Diallo, when their teacher, her brother, returns to Dakar, Cheikhou will go too. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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A person struggles to cross a street in blowing and falling snow as the Gateway Arch appears in the distance Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in St. Louis. Snow that began in parts of Missouri Saturday night picked up intensity after dawn Sunday with several inches of snow on the ground by midmorning and more on the way. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Glenn Hemanes swings on rings at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014. Southern California beach areas will experience temperatures around 70 degrees this week as life-threatening cold descends over the East and the South. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
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Children of migrant workers play on top of a shed while African migrants wait in line for free food in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, June 11, 2012. Israeli authorities detained dozens of African migrants in predawn raids early Monday, in the first major step toward what leaders say will be deportation of 4,500 people who have entered the country illegally. The arrests were the harshest move yet against migrants, reflecting growing concern about the effect on Israel of tens of thousands of Africans who have sneaked into the country across the porous Egyptian border in recent years. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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Anna Maksimkina of Yekaterinburg, Russia, sleeps on the floor at Kennedy International Airport after a Delta flight from Toronto to New York skidded off the runway into a snow bank, temporarily halting all flights, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in New York. Authorities have said to to expect delays and flight cancellations because of the cold temperatures. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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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. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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People watch the 3D presentation at the LG booth at the International Consumer Electronics Show on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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Believers sing and dance in the icy water of the river Tundzha as they celebrate Epiphany day, a Christian festival, in the town of Kalofer, Bulgaria, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Traditionally, an Eastern Orthodox priest throws a cross in the river and it is believed that the one who retrieves it will be healthy through the year. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova)
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A cargo ship passes under the Americas Bridge as it exits the Panama Canal waters on route to Pacific Ocean in Panama City, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Panama Canal Authority wants to end a standoff over the expansion of the canal by splitting construction costs with an international consortium that has threatened to halt work unless the authority comes up with $1.6 billion in extra funding. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
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A bicycle is caked with volcanic ash from the eruption of Mount Sinabung outside a house in Sibintun, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. The volcano has sporadically erupted since September, forcing thousands of people who live around it slopes to flee to safer areas. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
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A man reels in a fish while ice fishing on the Mohawk River Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Halfmoon, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
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Ice climber Howie Mievogel uses ice tools and crampons to ascend a frozen waterfall on the cliffs in Riegelsville, Pa. near the Delaware River, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Below zero temperatures have brought ice climbers out of hiding the past few days. (AP Photo/Steve Klaver)
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A visitor stands near LED lighting drums while touring a showroom of Samsung Electronics in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Samsung Electronics Co.'s fourth-quarter operating profit declined 6 percent over a year earlier, the company said Tuesday, underlining the challenges the world's largest smartphone maker faces as sales of mobile devices slow in advanced countries. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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A historic industry building is covered with a painting and graffiti at the district Friedrichshain-Kreusberg in Berlin, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. The area which is strongly frequented by tourists is located around the former boarder between East and West Berlin. Lots of the old industry buildings host music and techno clubs and are covered with graffiti and wall paintings. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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A man walks on a makeshift bamboo bridge to board a boat on the Brahmaputra River in Gauhati, India,Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Though India is famous for its brutally hot summers, temperatures fall sharply for a few weeks in December and January, badly affecting means of communication as visibility suffers due to heavy fog, and leads to deaths of poor people who are forced to spend nights away from the warm comforts of homes. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
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In this Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 picture, a gunman holds a rocket-propelled grenade during clashes with Iraqi security forces in Fallujah, Iraq. Clashes continued late Sunday and early morning Monday between al-Qaida and Iraqi troops on the main highway that links the capital, Baghdad, to neighboring Syria and Jordan. Al-Qaida fighters and allied tribes are still controlling the center of the city where they are deployed in streets and around government buildings. (AP Photo)
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A baby is passed over a high fence surrounding an aid distribution point, inside a makeshift camp housing an estimated 100,000 displaced people, at Mpoko Airport in Bangui, Central African Republic, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. The distribution by the World Food Program and the United Nations Refugee Agency began Tuesday and was expected to last 10 days. It is the first aid delivery to reach the camp since Dec. 15, and many families were lacking food or even rudimentary shelter from the harsh daytime sun and chilly nights. Residents were receiving supplies including rice, cooking oil, tarps, mats, and blankets. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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Swimmers retrieve a wooden cross during an Epiphany ceremony to bless the water in Greece's northern port city of Thessaloniki, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. The traditional ceremony marks the Epithany, and similar ceremonies are held across Greece on river banks, seafronts and lakes, when an Orthodox priest throws a simple wooden cross into the water and swimmers race to be the first to retrieve it. (AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidis)
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A sign with Arabic that reads, "yes to the constitution," is placed under one of the famed lion statues by French sculptor Henri Alfred Jacquemart on Kasr el-Nil bridge in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2013, as temperatures dropped to 14 degrees Celsius (57 degrees Fahrenheit) with broken clouds and light rain. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gestures during a news conference Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. Christie has fired a top aide who engineered political payback against a town mayor, saying she lied. Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Anne Kelly is the latest casualty in a widening scandal that threatens to upend Christie's second term and likely run for president in 2016. Documents show she arranged traffic jams to punish the mayor, who didn't endorse Christie for re-election. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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Ducks swim in front of workers picking up trash from a section of the San Antonio River Walk that has been drained for maintenance, clean up and repairs, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in San Antonio. The River Walk will be refilled and operational next week. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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A man with a child walks towards the top of Vodno Mountain in Skopje, Macedonia, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Weather forecasts predict ongoing sunny weather on the mountains with mild temperatures and fog in the lowlands and valleys. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
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Cambodian workers collect fish which will be made into a traditional pickled fish, locally known as Prahok, at the river bank of the Tonle Sap in Chrang Chamreh during the fish harvesting season, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
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Street vendors squeeze themselves on a rickshaw as they go to collect fish from a market during an ongoing strike by the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. On Monday, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasinas ruling Awami League party easily won Sunday's election, which was marred by street fighting, low turnout and an opposition boycott. Political violence has convulsed the country in recent months as opposition activists staged attacks, strikes and transportation blockades to protest the government killing nearly 300 people since last February. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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An Iraqi policeman and his K-9, dog demonstrate their skills during a ceremony marking Police Day at the police academy in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
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Homes are seen covered in snow and ice Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Chicago. An arctic blast eased its grip on much of the U.S. on Wednesday, with winds calming and the weather warming slightly a day after temperature records some more than a century-old shattered up and down the Eastern Seaboard.(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
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A man walks dogs as he looks at placards reading "Justice" left by protestors in front of the Madrid' Supreme Tribunal of Justice during a demonstration against the government's plans to part privatize the regional healthcare system in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, Jan 9, 2014. The regional government of Madrid aims to part-privatize six hospitals in Spain's capital city but the regional court has halted the process. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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Pizza deliveryman Taras Sushko walks through the ice-crusted door of Nicco's Pizza in Coraopolis, Pa., on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. As dangerously frigid air swept through this hard-luck Pennsylvania town on Monday night and early Tuesday morning, the few people who ventured outside needed somethingmostly gambling, a drink or cigarettes. (AP Photo/Jesse Washington)
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A Bangladeshi woman enters into a covered corner of a room to cast her vote, at a polling station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Police in Bangladesh fired at protesters and more than 100 polling stations were torched in Sunday's general elections marred by violence and a boycott by the opposition, which dismissed the polls as a farce. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
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Ice collects on the Delaware River in view of Philadelphia, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Temperatures across Pennsylvania remain well below freezing but are rising nonetheless after a blast of arctic air set cold-weather records Wednesday, especially in Pittsburgh and elsewhere in western Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Best Pix Of The Week

From the 'Polar vortex' that blasted frigid air over much of the country to Mount Sinabung spewing hot lava in Indonesia, here are our most arresting images culled over the last week.  

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