A Look Back: Week in Photos

AP Photo: Bullit Marquez
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Crossing troubled waters

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Residents cross a river using suspended ropes at Andap, New Bataan Township, Compostela Valley in the southern Philippines Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, a day after Typhoon Bopha made landfall.

AP Photo: Alastair Grant
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Royal pregnancy

The royal couple leaves King Edward VII hospital in central London on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their first child, and the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to the hospital suffering from a severe form of morning sickness in the early stages of her pregnancy. 

AP Photo: Narciso Contreras
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Syria resistance

A rebel fighter aims his weapon during heavy clashes with government forces in Aleppo, Syria on December 5, 2012.

AP Photo: Wong Maye-E
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Singapore fashion

A model showcases a creation by French fashion designer On Aura Tout Vu during the French Couture 2012 Singapore fashion show on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Singapore.

AP Photo: Hassan Ammar
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Struggles in Egypt

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s supporters beat an opponent, center, during clashes outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012.

AP Photo: Colin E. Braley
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Chiefs mourn for their loss

Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel wipes his eyes before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.

AP Photo: Stephen Morton
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Homecoming for a soldier

U.S. Army Sgt. Aaron Brewster is welcomed home by his parents Steve Brewster, right, and Sharon Brewster during a welcome home ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 in Fort Stewart, Ga.

AP Photo: Charlie Riedel
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Sunset holiday lights

Holiday lights adorn buildings in the Country Club Plaza shopping center as the setting sun lights up the sky Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo.

AP Photo: Moises Castillo
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McAfee appears in Guatemala

John McAfee, the software company founder appears after a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Guatemala City December 4, 2012.

AP Photo: Kevin Wolf
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Meryl and Hillary

Meryl Streep uses her iPhone to get a photo of her and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton following the State Department Dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors gala Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

AP Photo: Jerome Delay
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Congo policeman

Congo police officers gather at a stadium to be briefed by commanders, in Goma, eastern Congo December 3, 2012.

AP Photo: Paulo Duarte
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Soccer fans light it up

Galatasaray's fans light flares at the game with Sporting Braga during their Champions League Group H soccer match, at the Municipal stadium, in Braga, Portugal December 5, 2012.

AP Photo: Elaine Thompson
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Gay marriage in Washington

King County Executive Dow Constantine leads a cheer as the clock strikes midnight to begin to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples lined-up December 6, 2012, in Seattle

REUTERS: Mario Anzuoni
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Psy performer

South Korean rapper Psy performs at KIIS FM's Jingle Ball concert in Los Angeles, California December 3, 2012

REUTERS: Carlo Allegri
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Subway arrest

Naeem Davis, the suspect in the New York Subway pushing case, arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court in New York December 5, 2012

REUTERS: Jason Reed
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Three wise men

Actors dressed-up as Joseph and the Three Wise Men, part of a live-human nativity scene, stroll past the U.S. Capitol Building after demonstrating outside the nearby Supreme Court in Washington, December 5, 2012.