A Look Back: Week in Photos

REUTERS: Yuriko Nakao
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Santa Claus with dolphins

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A diver dressed as Santa Claus swims with dolphins at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise in Yokohama, south of Tokyo November 27, 2012

AP Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert
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Milking shields

Police officers are sprayed with milk by European milk farmers during a demonstration outside the European Parliament in Brussels on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

AP Photo: Jerome Delay
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In search of hope for Congo

Internally displaced Congolese gather at the Mugunga 3 camp west of Goma, eastern Congo, Monday Nov. 26, 2012.

AP Photo: Vahid Salemi
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Iranian women among men

Among men, an Iranian woman, center, beats her head, during Ashoura rituals, marking the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, at the city of Bijar, west of the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012

AP Photo: Thomas Hartwell
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Struggles in Egypt

Egyptians carry a protester wounded in clashes with security forces near Tahrir square, where an opposition rally has been called for to voice rejection of President Morsi's seizure of near absolute powers, in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.

AP Photo: Richard Drew
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Black Friday shoppers

Shoppers on New York's Fifth Ave. patronize a street vendor featuring $5 jewelry, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day when retailers traditionally turn a profit for the year, got a jump start this year as many stores opened just as families were finishing up Thanksgiving dinner

AP Photo: Kevin Frayer
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Musical portraiture

Members of an Indian wedding band wait for transport at a stop in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012

AP Photo: Rahmat Gul
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Afghan cock fighting

Afghans watch cock fighting on the outskirts of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. Cock fighting is a popular game in Afghanistan during the winter

AP Photo: Polash Khan
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Factory mourns their own

Bangladeshi people identify the bodies of their relatives died in a fire at a garment factory in the Savar neighborhood in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday Nov. 25, 2012.

REUTERS: Adrees Latif
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Picking up the pieces after Sandy

A man transports hazardous goods after collecting them from burnt houses in Breezy Point, almost a month after the neighborhood was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy in the New York borough of Queens on November 27, 2012

REUTERS: James Akena
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A strange interview

Journalists interview a wounded FDLR rebel fighter at a military base in Muti village, 150 km west of the capital Kigali, November 28, 2012

REUTERS: Marko Djurica
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Palestinian girls at play

Palestinian youths play with a ball on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City November 28, 2012

AP Photo: Jacquelyn Martin
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Smiles as she is applauded

UN Ambassador Susan Rice, right, smiles as she is applauded, as President Barack Obama says what an excellent job she has been doing, before meeting with his cabinet, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington

AP Photo: Ivan Sekretarev
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Snow-covered park

A woman walks in a snow-covered park in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. A record-breaking snowfall in Moscow has disrupted flights, created havoc on the roads, and forecasters say the storm will rage until Friday morning

REUTERS: Luke MacGregor
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The Duchess of Cambridge

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leaves the City Hospital in Peterborough in central England November 28, 2012

AP Photo: Ramon Espinosa
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Chihuahuas all dressed up

Chihuahua dogs in costume, from left, Petite, Legrand and Lentille, sit on the hood of a classic American car at the Fall Canine Expo in Havana, Cuba on November 25, 2012.

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