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Dec 22, 2014

Coolest Pix Of 2014 Week 51

Coolest Pix Of 2014 Week 51

Here's our second to last selection of cool and newsworthy photos from the past 7 days.

Coolest Pix Of 2014 Week 51
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Actress Sienna Miller and actor Bradley Cooper arrive for the premiere of the film "American Sniper" in New York CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS

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Members of the public stand behind a note that can be seen amongst floral tributes that have been placed near the cafe where hostages were held for over 16-hours, in Sydney DAVID GRAY/REUTERS

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A soldier escorts schoolchildren from the Army Public School that is under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar KHURAM PARVEZ/REUTERS

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Sri Lanka's Jayawardene reacts as he walks off the field after his dismissal by England's Gurney during their final ODI cricket match against England in Colombo DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/REUTERS

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A miner emerges from an illegal coal mine near the Bosnian town of Vitez DADO RUVIC/REUTERS

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Workers cross the Millenium Bridge during the morning rush hour in the City of London in London TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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Actress Cameron Diaz poses for photographers during a photocall for her film Annie, in central London NEIL HALL/Reuters

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U.S. soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment cover their faces as a Blackhawk helicopter takes off during a mission for Brigadier General Christopher Bentley to inspect an Afghan National police installation in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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People stand in the mist as they look at a replica of the casino along the Promenade jetty as part of the Christmas holiday illuminations in Nice ERIC GAILLARD/REUTERS

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Women mourn their relative Mohammed Ali Khan, a student who was killed during an attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public School, at his house in Peshawar ZOHRA BENSEMRA/REUTERS

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Waves crash against a sea wall in San Francisco Bay beneath the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco ROBERT GALBRAITH/REUTERS

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, wearing a blindfold, is helped to ice a cake by Fynley Gooch, aged 7, as she promotes disability awareness while meeting with children at the newly established 23rd Poplar Beaver Scout Colony in east London POOL/REUTERS

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Soldiers shout as they practise in temperatures of about minus 30 degrees centigrade in Heihe CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

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Kyle McCoy addresses the Berkeley City Council meeting in Berkeley NOAH BERGER/REUTERS

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Heather Cho arrives at the Seoul Western District Prosecutor's Office in Seoul KIM HONG-JI/REUTERS

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North Koreans bow to bronze statues of North Korea's late founder Kim Il Sung and late leader Kim Jong Il at Mansudae in Pyongyang KYODO/REUTERS

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Army soldiers enter the Army Public School which was attacked by Taliban gunmen, in Peshawar ZOHRA BENSEMRA/REUTERS

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Storm clouds gather over Shell's Pulau Bukom oil refinery in Singapore EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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A student, holding a rose, takes part in a prayer for victims of the Taliban attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, in Karachi AKHTAR SOOMRO/REUTERS

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A combination of pictures shows houses and decorations illuminated ahead of Christmas in German cities of Berlin, Hamburg-Heimfeld, Moenchengladbach, Olching and Stolberg STAFF/REUTERS

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Tian Tian, a giant panda prepares to eat a special Christmas panda cake crafted in the shape of a Christmas tree in the outdoor enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo RUSSELL CHEYNE/Reuters

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Christian worshipper is seen inside the Grotto, where Christians believe Virgin Mary gave birth to Jesus, at the Church of Nativity ahead of Christmas in the West Bank town of Bethlehem AMMAR AWAD/Reuters

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Alan Gross embraces Tim Rieser on the tarmac as he disembarks from a U.S. government plane with wife Judy at Joint Base Andrews JILL ZUCKMAN/REUTERS

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Health workers carry the body of an Ebola victim for burial at a cemetery in Freetown BAZ RATNER/REUTERS

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A bride from the Santa Marta slum is escorted by a police officer to her group wedding in Rio de Janeiro PILAR OLIVARES/REUTERS

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A poster of an umbrella with the words "We'll be back" written underneath is pictured on a wall at the main "Occupy" protest site at Admiralty in Hong Kong BOBBY YIP/REUTERS

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Britain's Prince Harry swings a boy, in this photograph taken with the help of a three-year-old blind girl, during a visit to Phelisanong Children's Home in Maseru POOL/REUTERS

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Tahmina talks to her instructor during a practical lesson at a driving school in Kabul MOHAMMAD ISMAIL/REUTERS

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In this photograph taken by Britain's Prince Harry a man in traditional Lesothan Dress poses for a photograph at a Herd Boy School supported by Sentebale in Maseru, Lesotho POOL/REUTERS

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A woman crosses a railway track on her way to a market in Kawlin, Sagaing Division Soe Zeya Tun/REUTERS

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U.S. Coast Guard members conduct flare training on Plum Island HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Russian President Putin attends his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow MAXIM ZMEYEV/REUTERS

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People light candles in small caves near the Mar Saba Monastery at the Judea desert east to the Palestinian West Bank city of Bethlehem AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS

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Bystanders stand around the body of a suspected Ebola victim lying in a street in the town of Koidu BAZ RATNER/REUTERS

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Jim Hart from New York feeds the birds in Battery Park in the Manhattan borough of New York CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS

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Prince Harry takes a photograph during a visit to a herd boy night school constructed by Sentebale in Mokhotlong, Lesotho POOL/REUTERS

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Buddhist monks look at the Thai navy police boat which was swept almost 2 km inland during the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami as they visit a memorial in Khao Lak DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS

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A U.S. soldier from Grim Company of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment sits in an MRAP vehicle as he prepares for an early morning mission at Forward Operating Base Fenty in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Soldiers and rescue team members find the dead bodies of a mother and her child after a landslide at Sampang village in Banjarnegara ANTARA FOTO/REUTERS

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Locals watch from the beach as waves hit an Indonesian tanker that ran aground near Narathiwat in southern Thailand SURAPAN BOONTHANOM/REUTERS

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A policeman guards the scene of a stabbing attack at a home in Cairns STRINGER/REUTERS

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Carlos Bahia, dressed as Santa Claus, waves to people at the Maresias beach, in the state of Sao Paulo NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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An airplane flies before the start of the World Cup Super-G skiing race in Val Gardena STEFANO RELLANDINI/REUTERS

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North Korean leader Kim smiles as a huge crowd surrounds him while he gives field guidance at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill in this undated photo released by KCNA in Pyongyang KCNA/REUTERS

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A U.S. soldier from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment shields himself from the rotor wash of a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter after being dropped off for a mission with the Afghan police near Jalalabad LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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People dressed as Santa Claus ride their gondolas in the Venice lagoon MANUEL SILVESTRI/REUTERS

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Manchester City's Joe Hart saves a shot from Crystal Palace's Fraizer Campbell during their English Premier League soccer match at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS

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Vonn of the U.S. poses for photographers with a cow she won as a prize after finishing first in the women's World Cup Downhill skiing race in Val d'Isere ROBERT PRATTA/REUTERS

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An unidentified coach is silhouetted as he follows the women's World Cup Downhill skiing race in Val d'Isere CHRISTIAN HARTMANN/REUTERS

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A women with a tape across her mouth reacts during a protest against the Spanish government's new anti-protest law in Madrid SERGIO PEREZ/REUTERS

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Shoppers are reflected in a window as they carry bags along Oxford street during the final weekend of shopping before Christmas in London LUKE MACGREGOR/REUTERS

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A boy rides his bicycle over the fur of raccoon dogs at a fur market in Chongfu township WILLIAM HONG/REUTERS

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Foreign flagged fishing boats registered in Papua New Guinea are destroyed by the Indonesian Navy after they were seized earlier for supposedly illegal fishing off the coast of Ambon ANTARA FOTO/REUTERS

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A swimmer is seen before the traditional Christmas season swim in Monaco ERIC GAILLARD/REUTERS

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A member of the clergy reads from the Bible to Ebola Patients in the recovery wing of the Hastings Ebola treatment centre in a neighbourhood in Freetown BAZ RATNER/REUTERS

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Civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton plays a voicemail he says he received following the fatal shooting of two police officers, in Brooklyn CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS

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Liverpool's Martin Skrtel scores a goal against Arsenal during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield in Liverpool PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS

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Donna Salvaggio and a woman who gave her name as Reverend Jordan hug at a makeshift memorial at the site where two police officers were shot in the head in the Brooklyn borough of New York CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS

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Supporters of Nidaa Tounes secular party movement wave national flag and shout slogans amidst lighted flares outside Nidaa Tounes in Tunis ANIS MILI/Reuters

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A Spanish recortador jumps over a bull during a show in Cali JAIME SALDARRIAGA/REUTERS

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A staff of Shiniuzhai scenic zone dressed as Santa Claus stands on top of a cable car to send gifts to visitors, in Pingjiang CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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An still image taken from video shows a monkey shaking another monkey who fell unconscious after being shocked by electrical wiring in India's northern city of Kanpur REUTERS TV/Reuters

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Italian collector Domenico Agostinelli works in his museum in Dragona TONY GENTILE/REUTERS

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Goggles are displayed in an old frame in the Museum of Domenico Agostinelli in Dragona TONY GENTILE/REUTERS

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Pope Francis is pictured by mobile phones as he arrives to lead a special audience for Vatican employees and their families at the Paul VI's hall at the Vatican ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

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Revellers celebrate as the sun rises during the winter solstice at Stonehenge on Salisbury plain DYLAN MARTINEZ/REUTERS

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Lottery seller Raquel Carrasco holds a sign with the winning number of Spain's Christmas Lottery "El Gordo", in La Eliana HEINO KALIS/REUTERS

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Using his walking staff as a makeshift hockey stick, Michael Grant, 28, "Philly Jesus," skates at Rothman Ice Rink in Philadelphia MARK MAKELA/REUTERS

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A Ferris wheel is pictured at a Christmas market in Berlin PAWEL KOPCZYNSKI/REUTERS

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Rescue services personnel walk past a refuse truck that crashed into pedestrians in George Square, Glasgow STRINGER/Reuters

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The setting sun illuminates the sky behind turbines of a wind park near Neusiedl am See HEINZ-PETER BADER/REUTERS

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