A person carrying an umbrella is silhouetted as he walks through a passageway beneath City Hall in Philadelphia, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007. Some nasty winter weather brought snow and sleet to the Northeast on Thursday, while crews in the Plains and Midwest worked to restore power to hundreds of thousands of people left in the dark in its ice-coated wake.
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Endal, who was voted "Dog of the Millenium," barks into the cold air at Ilford Animal Cemetery on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007, in London. Endal helps his owner Allen Parten, in all sorts of ways and was awarded a peacetime Dickens Medal, for devotion to duty and life saving. The pet cemetery was recently reopened after a restoration project was completed.
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The parish church of Wildsteig is seen in a snow covered landscape at dusk on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007, in Wildsteig, Germany.
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Men react next to a house hit by an artillery round in the village of Shakarat, in the volatile Diyala province, about 60 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007. The U.S. Army 2nd Battalion Headquarters observed insurgent activity near an army compound in Shakarat, and decided to hit the target with artillery from a U.S. military base nearby.
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A supporter greets Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007, in Harare. Zimbabwe's ruling party endorsed veteran leader Mugabe as its candidate in next year's presidential polls, the party's chairman said. The 83-year-old president, who has ruled the former British colony since independence in 1980, is seeking a sixth term in office.
Over The Rainbow
A rainbow forms over the Ulu Baram rainforest in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on Borneo, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007. About $160 million has been donated to a new climate-change project aimed at encouraging poor developing nations to conserve tropical forests. The World Bank-led plan was launched in Bali amid negotiations over a new framework on climate change once Kyoto Protocol commitments to curb emissions end in 2012.
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A woman sits on the stairs of her home that was destroyed by floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Olga in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007. Dominican authorities reported 11 more deaths Thursday in floods caused by Tropical Storm Olga, raising the Caribbean-wide death toll to 25.