January 8, 2014

Published January 08, 2014




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A man walks past a car partially covered in ice in Baltimore, Maryland, where temperatures continue to remain well below freezing. An arctic blast eased its grip on much of the U.S., with winds calming and the weather warming slightly a day after temperature records shattered up and down the Eastern Seaboard.

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Frozen fountain at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. (Photo taken by Dimitris Manis/VOA/Greek)

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Newly recruited members of the Yemeni military police force participate in exercises at their barracks in Sana'a.

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Protesters set a car on fire near a police vehicle during clashes with riot police at Nasr City district in Cairo, Eghpt.

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Sumo grand champion Harumafuji of Mongolia performs his ring entry forms to dedicate to the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan. The Shinto ritual is part of the annual New Year's celebrations at the shrine.

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Hot lava from Mount Sinabung volcano hits trees as seen from Berastepu village in Karo district, Indonesia's North Sumatra province.

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Participants arrange sushi to create the largest sushi mosaic in an attempt to break the Guinness World Records during the 10th anniversary of a sushi chain store in Hong Kong. A total of 20,647 sushi pieces were used for a 37-square-meter space to break the record, which was verified and announced by the Guinness World Records at the end of the event.

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Tim Green, of Sidney, Australia, jogs alongside the sculpture Wood Line by artist Andy Goldsworthy in an eucalyptus grove in The Presidio in San Francisco, California, USA, Jan. 7, 2014.

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A participant runs with a large tiger-shaped kite at the International Kite Festival in Mumbai, India.

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Dark clouds and a heavy rain approach Montevideo from the Rio de la Plata, Uruguay, Jan. 7, 2014.

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