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Rupert, a 7-month-old dachshund, licks the face of volunteer Santa Patrick Ashton during a fundraising event for the Montgomery County Animal Shelter. Pet owners brought their animals for a chance to pose for a photograph with Santa Claus, with half the proceeds of photo sales going to support the shelter.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eric S. Swist / Conroe [Texas] Courier

Women collapse in tears as North Koreans gather after learning of the death of their leader, Kim Jong Il.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

The news of Kim Jong Il's death was just as big in South Korea, where people in Seoul Station read copies of a newspaper's extra edition devoted to the development.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chiho Jeong / Bloomberg

Televisions at an electronics shop in the South Korean capital carry news reports of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's death.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press

Competitive cyclist Tino Zieger casts a long shadow as he trains in the snowy landscape of the eastern Ore Mountains.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO BURGI / AFP / Getty Images

Protesters try to salvage burning documents from the Egyptian Scientific Complex, which is in danger of collapsing after it was almost gutted by a fire that broke out during clashes with army soldiers Saturday near Tahrir Square. Protesters blame troops for the fire in the historical complex, established during the three year-occupation of Egypt by France in the late 18th century.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nasser Nasser / Associated Press

Afghan schoolchildren, refugees of the fighting in their country, sit on the ground of their classroom during a math class at their school in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

An Indian girl offers flowers to Disney fairy tale character Princess Cinderella during a goodwill tour of India with Prince Charming.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAGADEESH NV / European pressphoto agency

Marcel Hirscher of Austria celebrates on the podium after winning the Men's Ski World Cup Slalom.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ETTORE FERRARI / EPA

Trevor Hill has all his turkeys in a row for the annual Christmas Poultry Auction at Murton Livestock Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Clarke / Getty Images

Residents of Wukan, a fishing village in the southern province of Guangdong, carry banners as they protest what they consider illegal land grabs and the death of a local leader while he was in police custody.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

A resident walks away from her wrecked house, swept away by Typhoon Washi floodwaters and left hanging on a concrete wall.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP / Getty Images

Children in flood-stricken Iligan City beg for food from a passing bus. Drinking water and body bags have been rushed to the southern Philippines, where more than 650 people have been killed by the typhoon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPA

Santa scuba diver Spencer Slate eyes a goliath grouper while diving in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Slate, owner of a Keys dive shop, dons the costume for holiday season outings to provide photo opportunities for his customers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Care / Florida Keys News Bureau

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In Cairo, Egyptian protesters try to salvage burning documents from the Egyptian Scientific Complex, which is in danger of collapsing after it was almost gutted by fire. Protesters blame army troops for the fire that broke out in the complex, set up during the three-year occupation of Egypt by France in the late 18th century.

In the Philippines, a resident walks away from her house, left hanging on a concrete wall after being swept away in devastating floods brought by Typhoon Washi. Flooding has killed more than 650 people.

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