November 11, 2013

Published November 11, 2013

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington.

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The Soyuz TMA-09M is seen moments before it lands southeast of the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakstan with the crew of Expedition 37. Expedition 37 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg of NASA and Flight Engineer Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency are returning to Earth after five and a half months on the International Space Station.

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Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin holds the torch of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games after landing near the town of Zhezkazgan in central Kazakhstan.

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Palestinians take cover during clashes with Israeli soldiers following a rally marking the 9th anniversary of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's death, in the West Bank city of Hebron.

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A visitor walks through the Australian National Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux, in northern France.

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An aerial view of a coastal town, devastated by super Typhoon Haiyan, in Samar province in central Philippines.

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Serbian army soldiers take part in a ceremony marking Armistice Day at the French military cemetery in Belgrade, Serbia. Nov. 11 marks the signing of the truce that ended the fighting in World War I and for remembering the soldiers killed in the war.

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Two women use their umbrellas to shield themselves from getting splashed as they make their way across a street flooded by rains brought by Typhoon Haiyan in Shangsi, southwest China Guangxi province.

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A New York Police Department helicopter flies over the scene of a multiple shooting crime scene on Maujer Street in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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Lady Gaga prepares to fly with the Volantis, a flying dress, at the "artRave" release event of her new album "ARTPOP" in New York, Nov. 10, 2013.

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Brokers and underwriters line the balconies and escalators of the Lloyd's of London building in central London, during a two-minute silence observed in memory of Britain's war dead. The service at Lloyd's of London is observed with the ringing of the Lutine Bell and the laying of wreaths before the Book of Remembrance in addition to the two-minute silence.

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An artist performs with soap bubbles on the beach in Nice, France.

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People celebrate in the streets of downtown Duesseldorf after the symbolic awakening of the Hoppeditz, the symbol for carnival, Germany.

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by: Anonymous
November 13, 2013 4:46 AM
Very nice pitures