People react to the fireworks on the New Year's celebration at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Jan. 1, 2014.
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Ann Arbor firefighters work to put out a fire that engulfed Happy's Pizza in Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 7, 2014. Firefighters worked for several hours in temperatures that dipped to minus 15 degrees to extinguish the blaze at the pizza shop. No injuries were reported.
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Pope Francis waves to the crowds as he arrives in St. Peter's square for his weekly audience on Jan. 22, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican.
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Orthodox priests pray as they stand between pro-European Union activists and police lines in central Kiev, Ukraine, Jan. 24, 2014.
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Canada's Charles Hamelin embraces his girlfriend Marianne St-Gelais after winning a gold medal in the Men's Short Track 1500m final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics, Feb. 10, 2014.
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Xuetong Cai of China competes in the snowboard women's halfpipe qualification heats on day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, Feb. 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
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Anti-government protesters, continue to their clash with police in Independence square, despite a truce agreed between the Ukrainian president and opposition leaders, Feb. 20, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine.
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A Palestinian youth throws a stone towards Israeli soldiers as he jumps over burning tires during clashes that followed a rally to support President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Hebron March 17, 2014.
A family member of missing relative on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 from China breaks down as she speaks to the media at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia, March 19, 2014.
An elephant holds its trunk in front of the camera lens of a photographer during the press date of the Circus Charles Knie in Hanover, Germany, March 24, 2014. The circus with its 110 animals and 100 employees will be in Hanover until April 6th, 2014.
Firefighters battle a six-alarm fire at a mattress factory in Toronto, March 27, 2014. The fire began around 9 a.m. at a factory that manufactures memory foam for beds. No injuries have been reported and all the employees were evacuated.
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An Afghan soldier, left, and a police man peek through a window as they queue with others to get their registration card on the last day of voter registration for the upcoming presidential elections outside a school in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 1, 2014.
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This picture taken with an underwater camera shows Charlotte Bonnet competing in the 100m breaststroke semi-final April 9, 2014 during the French swimming championships in Chartres.
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In this handout provided by Donga Daily, The Republic of Korea Coast Guard work at the site of ferry sinking accident off the coast of Jindo Island on April 16, 2014 in Jindo-gun, South Korea.
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U.S. President Barack Obama kisses first lady Michelle Obama at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn April 21, 2014 in Washington, DC.
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An Indian woman leaves after casting her vote in a village near Sawai Madhopur, in the Indian state of Rajasthan, April 24, 2014. With 814 million eligible voters, India is voting in phases over six weeks. Results are expected May 16.
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Udomsak Ratanotayo, left, and Suttinan Boonsomkiat wear storm trooper costumes while donating blood at the Thai Red Cross in Bangkok, April 28, 2014. Thai Star Wars fans will donate blood and give toys at an orphanage as part of a promotional campaign.
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Churchgoers pray for the release of secondary school girls abducted from in the remote village of Chibok, at an Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA) church in Abuja May 11, 2014.
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Freshman midshipmen, known as "plebes," perform sit ups with a log across their chests during Sea Trials, a day of physical and mental challenges that caps off their first year at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., May 13, 2014.
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Audrey Tautou attends the Opening ceremony and the 'Grace of Monaco' Premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival, May 14, 2014 in Cannes, France.
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Buddhist monks release a lantern into the air at Borobudur temple during celebrations for Vesak Day, May 15, 2014 in Magelang, Indonesia. Vesak is observed during the full moon in May or June. The holy day celebrates the birth, the enlightenment to nirvana, and the passing of Gautama Buddha's, the founder of Buddhism.
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A plane drops fire retardant over a hot spot on May 14, 2014, in San Marcos, Calif.
A sloth peeks out from behind a door on a floating house in the 'Lago do Janauari' near Manaus, Brazil, May 20, 2014.
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A tornado in a worker's camp near Watford City, N.D., in the heart of the state's booming oil patch, is seen in this photo from video provided by Dan Yorgason, May 26, 2014.
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Soldiers with the Georgia National Guard file into a departure ceremony before the unit deploys to Afghanistan, May 29, 2014, in Toccoa, Ga. Officials say the unit's work overseas will include repair, construction, plumbing and more.
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Runners celebrate in the Festival Area after the Color Run presented by Dulux, known as the happiest 5km on the planet, June 1, 2014 in London, England. Runners of all shapes, sizes and speeds start wearing white clothing and at each kilometer a different color of powder is thrown in the air, with the runners becoming a constantly evolving artwork. At the end of the course runners are greeted by the Colour Festival where the air is filled with music and stunning colored powder bursts creating a vibrant party atmosphere. (Photo by for Dulux)
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Masked Palestinian gunmen from the Al-Mujahideen Brigade jumps and runs on an obstacle course during a refresher military exercise in their camp in Johr Al-Deak, near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, June 10, 2014.
A Palestinian protester runs to seek cover from a tear gas grenade fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes over the Jewish settlement of Qadomem at Kofr Qadom village, near West Bank city of Nablus, June 13, 2014. Twenty-two Palestinians were reportedly wounded during the clashes.
Brazil's Fernandinho reacts after Germany's Toni Kroosduring scored the Germans' third goal during the World Cup semifinal soccer match at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, July 8, 2014.
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Lionel Messi of Argentina looks dejected as Germany celebrates their win during the 2014 World Cup Final match at Maracana Stadium, July 13, 2014, in Rio de Janeiro.
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In this photo taken on a smartphone on July 12, 2014, people run to shelter from hailstorm on the beach at Ob River, the major river in western Siberia in Novosibirsk, Russia.
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Queen Elizabeth II poses with some of the construction workers as she visits Reading Railway after redevelopement on July 17, 2014 in Reading, England.
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A local resident stands among the wreckage at the site of the crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in Grabove, in rebel-held east Ukraine, on July 19, 2014.
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Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Williams, a Cryptologic Technician from Miami hugs friends and family members on Pier 5 of Norfolk Naval Base, during the homecoming event following a six-month deployment of the frigate USS Elrod, July 19, 2014, in Norfolk, Va.
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A Palestinian man holds the body a baby, who died of wounds sustained after a UN school in Beit Hanun was hit by an Israeli tank shell, during her funeral in Beit Lahia, Gaza Strip, July 25, 2014. Fifteen people were killed when Israeli fire hit a UN-run school in Gaza.
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The moon is seen rising through the Four Towers, in Madrid, Aug. 11, 2014.
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Thousands of Yazidis, trapped in the Sinjar mountains as they tried to escape from Islamic State (IS) forces, are rescued by Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Peoples Protection Unit (YPG) in Mosul, Iraq, Aug. 9, 2014.
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A demonstrator throws back a tear gas container after tactical officers worked to break up a group of bystanders on Chambers Road and West Florissant, Aug. 13, 2014, in St. Louis.
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Josh Groves, and his daughter wait to cross the road as flash flood waters overrun Skunk Creek through the Sonoran Desert, Aug. 19, 2014, in Phoenix. Flooding from heavy rains in the Phoenix area have forced authorities to close several major roads.
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Chicago Cub backup catcher John Baker plays his guitar during a rain delay at Wrigley Field during a game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs, Aug. 19, 2014, in Chicago.
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Michael Brown Sr. yells out as the casket is lowered into the ground during the funeral for his son Michael Brown at St. Peters Cemetery, Aug. 25, 2014 in St. Louis, Mo. Michael Brown, an 18 year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the nearby town of Ferguson, on Aug. 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson.
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A group of seven planesfrom the Polish Air Force team perform a formation flight during the 3rd Annual Athens Flying Week 2014 at Tatoi airport in northern Athens, Sept. 28, 2014.
Two days after a man in Texas was diagnosed with Ebola, Dr. Gil Mobley, a Missouri doctor, walks to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to check in and board a plane dressed in full protection gear, Oct. 2, 2014, in Atlanta. He was protesting what he called mismanagement of the crisis by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Pastor Charles Burton lies on the driveway at the Ferguson, Mo., police station as a chalk drawing is made as a memorial to Michael Brown, Oct. 13, 2014. Activists planned a day of civil disobedience to protest Brown's shooting in August and a second police shooting in St. Louis last week.
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An explosion rocks the Syrian city of Kobani during a reported suicide car bomb attack by the militants of Islamic State (ISIS) group on a People's Protection Unit (YPG) positioned in the city center of Kobani, Oct. 20, 2014, in Sanliurfa, Turkey. According to Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Turkey will reportedly allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to fight militants in the Syrian city of Kobani, while the U.S. has sent planes to drop weapons, ammunition and medical supplies.
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Houses, bridges and roads are damaged by flooding after heavy rain fell in Voss, Norway, Oct. 29, 2014. Houses have practically been flushed out into the roaring rivers.
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Participants throw colored powders as they take part in the Color Run, an international event with the aim of promoting healthy living, in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Nov. 2, 2014.
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Spc. Sabryna Schlagetter, left, kisses her wife, Cheyenne Schlagetter, after returning home to Fort Carson, Colo., Nov. 14, 2014, with about 135 members of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.
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Snow falls as Missouri National Guard stand outside of the Ferguson Police Department, Nov. 26, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.
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Protesters rallying against police violence block both directions of Interstate 80 in Berkeley, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014.
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A hostage runs to armed tactical response police officers for safety after she escaped from a cafe under siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, Dec. 15, 2014.
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