Mongolian-born grand champion Asashoryu performs his ring entry forms during the New Year's sumo dedication ceremony at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo Friday, Jan. 5, 2007. About 4,500 well-wishers thronged to the shrine to observe the annual Shinto ritual celebrating the New Year.
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Bicycle Built For Two
An Afghan couple rides a bicycle after visiting a shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Jan. 5, 2007. Friday is the weekly holiday in Afghanistan as in most Muslim countries.
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An illuminated view of the Golden Temple, Sikhism's holiest shrine, on the birth anniversary of the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh, in Amritsar, India, Friday Jan. 5, 2007.
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Fireworks by the Australian team light up the sky during the start of the five-day International Fireworks Competition at Manila Bay Friday Jan. 5, 2007 in Manila, Philippines. About ten countries, including Poland, Philippines, China, Australia and the U.S. are taking part in the annual fireworks competition.
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Belarusian Leonid Kulakov feeds sparrows with seeds mouth-to-beak in Minsk, Belarus, Friday, Jan. 5, 2005.
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A skier passes by a security banner Friday, Jan. 5, 2007 in Val Thorens, France, Europe's highest resort at 9,678 feet above sea level. Four people were swept away by avalanches during the last two days in the Alps. According to French forecasts, the risk of avalanches remains high in Savoie, the region in the Alps where many ski resorts are located.
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Not In The Pink
Debris from a destroyed modular home sits on top of a pick-up truck, Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, in the Blackwater community near DeKalb, Miss., after a fast-moving storm system moved through the area early Friday morning.
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Tiffany Newell watches her daughter, Kayleena, snowplow down a slide at Thorpe Park, Friday, Jan. 5 2007, in Flagstaff, Ariz. Several inches of snow fell on the Flagstaff area leading to slick roads and a blanket of snow.
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Sealed With A Kiss
California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger kisses his wife Maria Shriver after being sworn in for a second term Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, in Sacramento, Calif. Schwarzenegger begins his second term after a landslide victory in November.
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Tourists view ice structures on display in the Grand Ice and Snow World at the 23rd Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival on Friday, Jan. 5, 2007 in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China. The event is held annually in Harbjin, a city located in one of China's coldest regions, with famous landmarks and buildings from around the world recreated in ice.
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