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    NOV. 15: A reveler poses for a photo during the LGBT Pride Parade in Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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    NOV. 15: A building crumbles during a controlled demolition to make way for a new commercial center in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China. The building, which was taken down by 1.4 tons of explosives, was by far the tallest building in China so far to be demolished by controlled explosion, local media reported.

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    NOV. 16: People perform during a protest against the Brazilian mining company Vale, in Rio de Janeiro. The demonstrators were demanding that the company take responsibility for the damage caused by two dams that burst at its iron ore mine, wiping out a village in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais.

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    NOV. 16: People observe a minute of silence at the Trocadero in front the Eiffel Tower to pay tribute to the victims of the series of deadly attacks on Friday in Paris, that claimed the lives of 129 people.

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    NOV. 16: U.S. President Barack Obama chats with Russia's President Vladimir Putin prior to a working session at the G20 leaders summit in the Mediterranean resort city of Antalya, Turkey.

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    NOV. 16: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama does the Conga with actor Josh Segarra, left, and choreographer Sergio Trujillo during a student workshop honoring the history of Broadway at the White House.

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    NOV. 16: Passengers climb down the side of the ferry KM Wihan Sejahtera as it begins to capsize in Tanjung Perak port, Surabaya, East Java. in this photo provided by Antara Foto. The Tanjung Perak harbormaster reported that 175 passengers and crew evacuated the ship and there were no casualties.

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    NOV. 17: A passenger looks for his belongings after a train derailed in Quetta, Pakistan.

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    NOV. 17: Devil Ark manager Dean Reid lets Tasmanian devil joeys climb on him before they leave the sanctuary in Barrington Tops on Australia's mainland. The largest group so far of healthy and genetically diverse Tasmanian devils was to be released to the wild as part of a plan to save the carnivorous marsupials from a cancer threatening them with extinction.

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    NOV. 17: A boy fills a container with water in the town of Douma, eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria.

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    NOV. 17: A Hindu woman steps over a child in a ritual that seeks blessings for the child from the Sun god Surya during the Hindu religious festival of Chatt Puja in Kolkata, India. Hindu women fast for the whole day for the betterment of their family and society during the festival.

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    NOV. 17: Rime ice extends several feet from a sign marking the 5,774-foot summit of northern New Hampshire's Mount Adams, the second highest mountain in New England. A freezing fog and strong winds the night before formed the rime ice, creating a winter wonderland above treeline in New Hampshire's aptly named White Mountains.

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    NOV. 18: Waves driven by high winds hit a sea wall and light beacon at Newhaven in southern England.

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    NOV. 18: A Tibetan woman carries a child as they visit Namtso Lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Located four hours' drive from Lhasa at an altitude of around 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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    NOV. 18: A forensics expert inspects the apartment raided by French police special forces earlier in Saint-Denis, near Paris, during an operation to catch fugitives from deadly attacks in the French capital. Police said the raid had foiled a jihadi plan to hit Paris's business district, La Defense, days after attacks that killed 129 across the French capital.

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    NOV. 18: Singer Willie Nelson performs during a concert honoring him as the recipient of the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in Washington.

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    NOV. 18: Alibaba CEO Jack Ma and President Barack Obama participate in a panel discussion at the APEC CEO Summit in Manila, Philippines.

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    NOV. 19: Fans celebrate as the Corinthians win the Brazil Serie A soccer championship title in Rio de Janeiro. The Corinthians were crowned Brazilian champions after a 1-1 draw with Vasco da Gama, coupled with Atletico Mineiro's 4-2 defeat at Sao Paulo, that gave them an insurmountable 12-point lead with three games remaining.

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    NOV. 19: Children in the Pioneer Organization salute while posing for a picture during a ceremony for the inauguration of 18 new members at a school in the southern settlement of Kazminskoye in Stavropol region, Russia,. 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 the tradition.

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    NOV. 19: The mother of a young policeman who was killed during the Tianjin port blasts in August, cries as she pays tribute at his tomb in Tanggu Martyrs Cemetery, in Tianjinon, on the 100th day after the accident. The blasts in Tianjin port on Aug.12 killed at least 160 people, many of whom were firefighters and policemen.

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    NOV. 19: A woman drinks wine in 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.

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    NOV. 20: Two-year-old Chimpanzee Fumo sucks on a chunk of ice at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, where keepers filled the ice with the chimp's favorite foods. With forecast temperatures expected reach above 104 degrees zookeepers placed the ice blocks around the exhibit for the chimps to find when they came out for breakfast.

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    NOV. 20: An Indian camel herder takes pictures of hot air balloons flying over a cattle fair in Pushkar, in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. Pushkar is a popular Hindu pilgrimage spot that is also frequented by foreign tourists who come to the town for its annual cattle fair.

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    NOV. 20: A man tosses fallen gingko tree leaves into the air in a park in Beijing. China's capital has been hit with unusually cool and wet weather in recent weeks.

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