Visitors walk through Christmas illuminations at a Tokyo park on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009.
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The Mayon volcano spews ash anew in a mild eruption as viewed from Legazpi city in Albay province, 500 kilometers southeast of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009. Almost all of the 47,000 residents living on the slopes of a rumbling volcano in the central Philippines have moved to emergency shelters, and lava and earthquakes Tuesday heralded what officials say could be a major eruption.
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Red Square Holiday
People walk in Red Square decorated for New Year and Christmas celebrations, with St. Basil Cathedral in the background, in Moscow, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009.
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Indian vendors return home after selling snacks at Sangam in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh
Senior White House Adviser Valerie Jarrett looks on at right as President Barack Obama makes a statement in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009, after meeting with chief executive officers of small and community banks.
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A girl sits inside a tunnel at the Science and Technology museum's section that educates visitors about water resources in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009.
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A Eurostar train heading for Europe, right, passes one of the stranded trains parked near Charing Heath, England, Tuesday, Dec, 22, 2009, as restricted services between London, Paris and Brussels were resumed following a three-day suspension.
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Stock Storm Trooper
A Star Wars storm trooper walks the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009 in New York. To celebrate the lasting appeal of the Star Wars saga, Lucasfilm Ltd. executives and the Star Wars characters visited the exchange and rang the opening bell.