An Israeli activist is detained by Israeli border police soldiers during a demonstration against Israel's separation barrier at the village of Bilin, near the West Bank town of Ramallah, Friday, Jan. 19, 2007.
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Former U.S. Rep. Bob Ney, R-Ohio, walks into the Federal Court House for a sentencing hearing Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, in Washington. Ney, who pled guilty October 13 to two felony charges of conspiracy to commit fraud and making false statements in a congressional bribery scandal, was sentenced to 30 months in prison.
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Sun Sets On Baghdad
Sun sets behind heavily fortified Green Zone that houses the U.S. Embassy and Iraqi government offices in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 19, 2007. U.S. and Iraqi forces are gearing up for a major neighborhood-by-neighborhood sweep aimed at quelling the spiraling violence in the capital.
Russian Orthodox man helps a boy out of icy water after plunging him in to celebrate Orthodox Epiphany in the town of Sestroretsk, 19 miles west of St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 19, 2007. Believers marked the Orthodox Epiphany by taking a dip in lakes and rivers across the country, a practice that they believe purifies the soul.
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Comet McNaught as seen early Friday, Jan. 19, 2007 from Pucon, in the Calafquen Lake sector, about 500 miles south from Santiago, Chile. Discovered in August 2006 by Australian Robert McNaught, it is the brightest comet in more than 40 years and has become easily visible to the naked eye in the Southern Hemisphere.
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A windsurfer makes the most of the high winds and swells on the normally calm Lake Ammersee, Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, near Stegen, Germany. After a severe low pressure system pounded Germany Thursday with high winds, they started to calm down Friday. Germany has been one of the worst affected areas as violent storms lashed northern Europe.
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Nature Gets Helping Hand
The snow guns at Mountain Creek in Vernon, N.J., work non-stop Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, to lay a base of artificial snow in preparation for the planned reopening of the facility.
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Journalist Gunned Down
The body of journalist Hrant Dink lies on the street after he was killed by an unidentified gunman at the entrance to his newspaper's offices, on Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, in Istanbul, Turkey. Dink, a 53-year-old Turkish citizen of Armenian descent, was one of the most prominent voices of Turkey's shrinking Armenian community.