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A member of staff wearing a Santa Claus outfit feeds fish in a tank at the Sunshine Aquarium in TokyoAFP
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People look at a preview of a light show called Enchanted Christmas at the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt near Tetbury, GloucestershireMatt Cardy/Getty Images
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Sao Paulo supporters cheer for their team during their Copa Sudamericana football match against Colombia's Atletico Nacional at Morumbi stadium, Sao Paulo, BrazilNelson Almeida/AFP
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Nilton of Cruzeiro jumps for the ball with Leonardo Silva of Atletico Mineiro during their Copa do Brasil final match at Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, BrazilWashington Alves/Reuters
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A student of Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College stands next to a bus blocking the road to Acapulco on the outskirts of Chilpancingo, in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, during a protest in support of the 43 missing studentsHenry Romero/Reuters
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Members of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation team prepare for the 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New YorkEduardo Munoz/Reuters
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US President Barack Obama pardons a turkey as his daughters Sasha and Malia stand by at the White House. The Presidential pardon of a turkey is a Thanksgiving tradition that dates back to the Harry Truman administrationGetty
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Pope Francis kisses a child at the end of his weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the VaticanReuters
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Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has her temperature taken by a Chinese paramedic before entering a new air-conditioned Ebola treatment unit in MonroviaReuters
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A protester holds her hands up in front of a police car in Ferguson, MissouriJewel Samad/AFP
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A protester takes refuge from snowfall while sitting outside the Ferguson Police Station in MissouriAdrees Latif/Reuters
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Protesters march in Los Angeles, California, following Monday's grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriLucy Nicholson/Reuters
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Demonstrators hold placards during a protest outside the US embassy in London over the decision not to charge the policeman who killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in the town of FergusonLeon Neal/AFP
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A frightened passerby is helped by police on a pavement in the Mongkok shopping district of Hong Kong as police cleared one of the largest protest sitesBobby Yip/Reuters
Ranger trainees and dogs simulate an ambush on rhino poachers at the Paramount Group Anti-Poaching training and K9 academy in Magaliesburg, South AfricaAFP
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Sheep are gathered in front of the Eiffel tower in Paris during a demonstration by shepherds against the government's Plan Loup (wolf plan), introduced to try to protect wolvesJacky Naegelen
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A woolly mammoth skeleton is displayed at Summers Place Auctions in Billingshurst, West Sussex. The ice age mammoth skeleton complete with tusks, went for £189,000 to a telephone bidderPeter Macdiarmid/Getty Images