A dinosaur in Beijing, stormy weather in Seattle, Potala Palace in Tibet, a nine-year-old karate champion in Japan, ice accumulation in New Hampshire, escaping a sinking ferry in Indonesia, security measures in France and Germany, flooding in India, a bear with its head stuck in a milk can in Maryland, and much more.
A man carries two children after panic broke out among mourners who paid their respects at the attack sites at restaurant Le Petit Cambodge (Little Cambodia) and the Carillon Hotel in Paris, on November 15, 2015. Thousands of French troops were deployed around Paris on Sunday, and tourist sites stood shuttered in one of the most visited cities on Earth, while investigators questioned the relatives of a suspected suicide bomber involved in the country's deadliest violence since World War II. The incident pictured here turned out to be a false alarm.
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French President Francois Hollande, center, flanked by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, right, and French Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, left, stands among students during a minute of silence in the courtyard of the University in Paris, on Monday, November 16, 2015. A minute of silence was observed throughout the country in memory of the victims of last Friday's attack.
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Waves and high winds hit the sea wall and light beacon at Newhaven in southern England, on November 18, 2015.
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Indian people gather around a residential area that was flooded after heavy rains in Chennai on November 18, 2015. Large areas of the southern Indian city of Chennai have been flooded following days of heavy rain.
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A face of a devotee covered with her cloth is pictured as she offers prayers to the rising sun during the “Chhat” festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, on November 18, 2015. Hindus in Nepal celebrate “Chhat,” a four-day festival that honors the sun god by praying at sunrise, and sunset, and seeking blessings for one’s family by giving offerings.
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A black bear with its head stuck in a milk can near Thurmont, Maryland, on November 16, 2015. Maryland Department of Natural Resource workers tranquilized the bear before using and electric hand saw to cut the milk can off. The bear recovered consciousness and walked off unharmed.
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President Barack Obama jumps into a conversation to be a “matchmaker” and encourage Alibaba founder Jack Ma, center, and Filipina scientist Aisa Mijeno, to get into business together during a discussion at the CEO Summit in Manila, Philippines, on November 18, 2015.
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Laborers walk on an empty street in front of the Myanmar parliament building in Naypyidaw, on November 14, 2015.
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A wet and muddy day at Chepstow racecourse on November 18, 2015, in Chepstow, Wales.
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A French soldier enforcing the Vigipirate plan, France's national security alert system, on November 17, 2015, in Paris, in front of the Eiffel Tower, which is illuminated with the colors of the French national flag in tribute to the victims of the November 13 Paris terror attacks.
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Heavily armed police stand outside HDI Arena in Hanover, Germany, in front of a board announcing that the game—a friendly Germany vs Netherlands match—was called off by police due to security reasons, on November 17, 2015.
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A damaged building that was raided earlier in the morning is pictured on November 18, 2015, in Saint-Denis, France. French Police special forces raided an apartment, hunting those behind the attacks that claimed 129 lives in the French capital on November 13. At least one person was killed in an apartment targeted during the operation aimed at the suspected mastermind of the attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud. At least five police officers were wounded in the shootout.
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Rime ice extends several feet horizontally from a sign marking the summit of 5,774-foot Mount Adams, the second highest mountain in New England, on November 17, 2015, in northern New Hampshire. Monday's freezing fog and strong winds formed the rime ice, creating a winter wonderland above treeline in New Hampshire's aptly named White Mountains.
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Passengers climb down the side of the ferry KM Wihan Sejahtera as it capsizes in Tanjung Perak Port, Surabaya, East Java, on November 16, 2015. The Tanjung Perak harbor master reported that 175 passengers and crew evacuated the ship and there were no casualties.
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Malaysian zoo personnel handle a 3-month-old female giant panda cub at the Giant Panda Conservation Center at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on November 17, 2015.
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A man walks past trees painted with eyes in a park in central Kiev, Ukraine, on November 17, 2015.
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A flock of birds flies as a Delta Airlines commuter plane lands at Reagan International Airport in Washington, DC, on November 18, 2015.
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A migrant woman waits to register with the police at a refugee center in the southern Serbian town of Presevo, on November 16, 2015.
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An Allosaurs nicknamed ‘Young Al’ estimated to sell for between 300,000 and 500,000 pounds, is displayed at Summers Place Auctions, on November 19, 2015, in Billingshurst, England. This juvenile dinosaur’s remains, which are extremely rare, are 150-155 million years old and were discovered in Wyoming.
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Children, wearing red neckerchiefs, a symbol of the Pioneer Organization, salute while posing for a picture during a ceremony for the inauguration of 18 newly-adopted members, at a local school in the southern settlement of Kazminskoye, in the Stavropol region of Russia, on November 19, 2015. Early pro-communist youth movements, which appeared in Russia after the 1917 Bolshevik revolution, were reformed into the Pioneer Organization of the Soviet Union. While the organization lost its dominance among students in post-Soviet Russia, some educational institutions and families still carry on this tradition.
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A monkey is reflected in a pond while drinking water at Swayambhunath stupa, also know as Monkey Temple, in Kathmandu, Nepal, on November 18, 2015.
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People dance at a party inside the damaged restaurant Bait al-Agha, in al-Hamidiyah neighborhood, in the old city of Homs, Syria.
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A Washington Redskins cheerleader dances as the Washington Redskins play the New Orleans Saints at FedEx Field on November 15, 2015, in Landover, Maryland.
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A 13-day-old Salt’s dik-dik walks off a scale in the Duisburg Zoo in Germany on November 11, 2015. This dik-dik is one of around 100 of its species in European zoos and is hand-fed by an employee as it was not accepted by its mother.
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A Tibetan woman carries a child as they visit Namtso lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region, China, on November 18, 2015. Located four hours’ drive from Lhasa at an altitude of around 4,718 meters (15, 479 feet) above sea level, Namtso is not only the highest saltwater lake in the world but also considered sacred, attracting throngs of devotees and pilgrims.
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Indian Hindu devotees offer prayers to the sun during the Chhath festival on the banks of the Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad on November 17, 2015.
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A poor Pakistani girl extends her plastic bag to receive free food for her family, distributed at a local shrine in the suburbs of Islamabad, Pakistan, on November 20, 2015. Pakistan also observed Universal Children's Day, which is marked annually by the United Nations and other nations.
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A large dinosaur model on a hazy day at a park in Beijing, China, on November 13, 2015.
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Kosovo police in riot gear are covered in pink paint after clashes outside Kosovo’s parliament building in the capital city, Pristina, on November 17, 2015. Kosovo opposition used tear gas and pepper spray inside parliament and pelted police with rocks and pink paint outside the building in another attempt to force the government to renounce recent deals with Serbia and Montenegro.
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Eastbound traffic lanes, right, on Interstate 90 are dampened by wind-driven waves from the south as the floating bridge calms Lake Washington to the north, left, on November 17, 2015, in Seattle. Rain and high winds snarled during the morning commute in the Puget Sound area, and the Inland Northwest braced for severe weather.
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A man pours wine into a hot bath with colored water representing wine at the Hakone Kowaki-en Yunessun spa-resort, during an event marking Beaujolais Nouveau Day in Hakone, west of Tokyo, on November 19, 2015.
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Fishermen stand on rocks in front of the sea as a lightning storm approaches, in Ashkelon, Israel, on November 16, 2015.
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A paramilitary policeman stands guard in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, on November 17, 2015. The Potala Palace, once the seat of Tibetan government and traditional residence of Dalai Lama, is a 13-story palace with more than 1000 rooms. More than 1,300 years old, the palace is more than 3,700 meters above sea level and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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A runner races down the back straight at Wincanton Racecourse on November 19, 2015, in Wincanton, England.
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9-year-old Mahiro Takano, three-time Japan karate champion in her age group, practices in Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, on November 18, 2015. Mahiro stars in singer Sia’s latest music video “Alive,” the just-released single from the singer’s upcoming album.