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<p>Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012.   REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin  </p>

Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

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<p>An anti-Mursi protester shouts slogans in front of burning cars during clashes with Mursi supporters in Alexandria December 14, 2012.  REUTERS </p>

An anti-Mursi protester shouts slogans in front of burning cars during clashes with Mursi supporters in Alexandria December 14, 2012. REUTERS

An anti-Mursi protester shouts slogans in front of burning cars during clashes with Mursi supporters in Alexandria December 14, 2012. REUTERS

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<p>A girl carries a picture of Venezuelan national hero Simon Bolivar during a mass to pray for Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez in the Jesus de Miramar church in Havana, December 13, 2012.  REUTERS/Desmond Boylan</p>

A girl carries a picture of Venezuelan national hero Simon Bolivar during a mass to pray for Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez in the Jesus de Miramar church in Havana, December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

A girl carries a picture of Venezuelan national hero Simon Bolivar during a mass to pray for Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez in the Jesus de Miramar church in Havana, December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, during a press briefing at the White House in Washington December 14, 2012.  REUTERS/Larry Downing  </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, during a press briefing at the White House in Washington December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, during a press briefing at the White House in Washington December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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<p>A Palestinian boy holds a toy rifle (C) while another holds a model of a Hamas-made rocket as they sit atop a car during a rally in the West Bank city of Hebron, marking the 25th anniversary of the founding of Hamas, December 14, 2012.  REUTERS/Ammar Awad  </p>

A Palestinian boy holds a toy rifle (C) while another holds a model of a Hamas-made rocket as they sit atop a car during a rally in the West Bank city of Hebron, marking the 25th anniversary of the founding of Hamas, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Ammar...more

A Palestinian boy holds a toy rifle (C) while another holds a model of a Hamas-made rocket as they sit atop a car during a rally in the West Bank city of Hebron, marking the 25th anniversary of the founding of Hamas, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (R) attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Misha Japaridze</p>

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (R) attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Misha Japaridze

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (R) attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Misha Japaridze

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<p>A female swimmer jumps into Houhai Lake, that is partially covered with ice during winter in central Beijing, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Lee  </p>

A female swimmer jumps into Houhai Lake, that is partially covered with ice during winter in central Beijing, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A female swimmer jumps into Houhai Lake, that is partially covered with ice during winter in central Beijing, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>Actress Liv Tyler attends the 'Change Begins Within: An Historic Night of Jazz to benefit The David Lynch Foundation' event in New York December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly  </p>

Actress Liv Tyler attends the 'Change Begins Within: An Historic Night of Jazz to benefit The David Lynch Foundation' event in New York December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Actress Liv Tyler attends the 'Change Begins Within: An Historic Night of Jazz to benefit The David Lynch Foundation' event in New York December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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<p>Fingers of 38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim are seen covered with jewelled rings at Prague's main railway station in Prague November 20, 2012.  REUTERS/Petr Josek  </p>

Fingers of 38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim are seen covered with jewelled rings at Prague's main railway station in Prague November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Petr Josek

Fingers of 38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim are seen covered with jewelled rings at Prague's main railway station in Prague November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Petr Josek

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<p>A man (L) with a kidney problem waits to receive a medical check-up at a hospital in Quetta December 14, 2012.  REUTERS/Nasser Ahmed </p>

A man (L) with a kidney problem waits to receive a medical check-up at a hospital in Quetta December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Nasser Ahmed

A man (L) with a kidney problem waits to receive a medical check-up at a hospital in Quetta December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Nasser Ahmed

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<p>A man dressed as Santa Claus uses his hand to shield himself and a child from dust as a helicopter descends at the San Juan de Dios Hospital in Guatemala City December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez  </p>

A man dressed as Santa Claus uses his hand to shield himself and a child from dust as a helicopter descends at the San Juan de Dios Hospital in Guatemala City December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

A man dressed as Santa Claus uses his hand to shield himself and a child from dust as a helicopter descends at the San Juan de Dios Hospital in Guatemala City December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

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<p>Models take a rest backstage during Tbilisi Fashion Week, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili  </p>

Models take a rest backstage during Tbilisi Fashion Week, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Models take a rest backstage during Tbilisi Fashion Week, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

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<p>Farah Sheikh of New York, takes part in a candlelight vigil in Times Square, for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting, in New York, December 14, 2012.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri  </p>

Farah Sheikh of New York, takes part in a candlelight vigil in Times Square, for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting, in New York, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Farah Sheikh of New York, takes part in a candlelight vigil in Times Square, for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting, in New York, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>Turkish born Tolga Akcayli of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines competes at men's 50m butterfly heats during the FINA World Swimming Championships in Istanbul December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer  </p>

Turkish born Tolga Akcayli of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines competes at men's 50m butterfly heats during the FINA World Swimming Championships in Istanbul December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish born Tolga Akcayli of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines competes at men's 50m butterfly heats during the FINA World Swimming Championships in Istanbul December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

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<p>A gallery assistant poses for photographers with an artwork called '100 Blind Stars' by Douglas Gordon, during a preview at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh, Scotland December 14, 2012.  REUTERS/David Moir  </p>

A gallery assistant poses for photographers with an artwork called '100 Blind Stars' by Douglas Gordon, during a preview at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh, Scotland December 14, 2012. REUTERS/David Moir

A gallery assistant poses for photographers with an artwork called '100 Blind Stars' by Douglas Gordon, during a preview at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh, Scotland December 14, 2012. REUTERS/David Moir

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<p>Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left at least 27 people dead - many of them young children - in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Gombert </p>

Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left at least 27 people dead - many of them young children - in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14,...more

Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left at least 27 people dead - many of them young children - in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Gombert

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<p>A triathlete runs out of the Red Sea during the Elite Men's Triathlon ETU European Championships in the southern Israeli city of Eilat April 21, 2012.  REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun  </p>

A triathlete runs out of the Red Sea during the Elite Men's Triathlon ETU European Championships in the southern Israeli city of Eilat April 21, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A triathlete runs out of the Red Sea during the Elite Men's Triathlon ETU European Championships in the southern Israeli city of Eilat April 21, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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<p>Princess Charlene of Monaco attends a Christmas gifts ceremony at the Red Cross headquarters in Monte Carlo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard </p>

Princess Charlene of Monaco attends a Christmas gifts ceremony at the Red Cross headquarters in Monte Carlo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Princess Charlene of Monaco attends a Christmas gifts ceremony at the Red Cross headquarters in Monte Carlo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>North Koreans applaud in front of portraits of North Korea's founder Kim Il-sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong-il as they gather at a rally to celebrate the successful launch of the Unha-3 (Milky Way 3) rocket, which carried the second version of the Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite, in Pyongyang, in this picture released by Kyodo December 14, 2012.  REUTERS</p>

North Koreans applaud in front of portraits of North Korea's founder Kim Il-sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong-il as they gather at a rally to celebrate the successful launch of the Unha-3 (Milky Way 3) rocket, which carried the second version of the...more

North Koreans applaud in front of portraits of North Korea's founder Kim Il-sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong-il as they gather at a rally to celebrate the successful launch of the Unha-3 (Milky Way 3) rocket, which carried the second version of the Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite, in Pyongyang, in this picture released by Kyodo December 14, 2012. REUTERS

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<p>Juana Madrid talks on the phone before learning that her eviction by the IVIMA (Madrid Housing Institute) was suspended in Madrid, December 14, 2012.  REUTERS/Andrea Comas  </p>

Juana Madrid talks on the phone before learning that her eviction by the IVIMA (Madrid Housing Institute) was suspended in Madrid, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

Juana Madrid talks on the phone before learning that her eviction by the IVIMA (Madrid Housing Institute) was suspended in Madrid, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

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<p>Young boys from the countryside use a donkey driven cart to transport water in Sufi Islamist-held areas of Dhusamareeb, in central Somalia December 13, 2012.  REUTERS/Feisal Omar  </p>

Young boys from the countryside use a donkey driven cart to transport water in Sufi Islamist-held areas of Dhusamareeb, in central Somalia December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Young boys from the countryside use a donkey driven cart to transport water in Sufi Islamist-held areas of Dhusamareeb, in central Somalia December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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<p>U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama reads "The Night Before Christmas" to children at the Children's National Medical Center, with First Dog Bo, in Washington December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron </p>

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama reads "The Night Before Christmas" to children at the Children's National Medical Center, with First Dog Bo, in Washington December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama reads "The Night Before Christmas" to children at the Children's National Medical Center, with First Dog Bo, in Washington December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

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<p>Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi chat as they sit at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012.  REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah  </p>

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi chat as they sit at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi chat as they sit at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>The families of victims grieve near Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a gunman opened fire on school children and staff in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif  </p>

The families of victims grieve near Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a gunman opened fire on school children and staff in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The families of victims grieve near Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a gunman opened fire on school children and staff in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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