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Gale-force winds from the north make spectacular pictures at the harbor as they batter the seafront.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Owen Humphreys / Associated Press

French skipper Jean Le Cam holds flares as he celebrates his finish in the Vendee Globe solo round-the-world boat race. Le Cam finished fifth after 88 days at sea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD / AFP / Getty Images

The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery, gather ahead of a 41-gun salute in Green Park. The salute marked the 61st anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's accession to the throne.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

A cyclist rides on a snow-covered path along the banks of the Elbe River.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO BURGI / EPA

People reach out reach out for a bag of oranges during a free distribution of fruit and vegetables by farmers outside the Agriculture Ministry as part of a farmers protest against high production costs. Farmers distributed more than 50 tons of fruit and vegetables.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / AFP / Getty Images

This NASA image, from the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, features the Orion nebula. The constellation of Orion is prominent in the evening sky throughout the world from about December through April of each year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA

Madhya Pradesh state congress workers demonstrate after the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl. Nationwide protests and demands for better protection for women from sex crimes have been sparked by outrage after the gang-rape and slaying of a 23-year-old woman in December.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJEEV GUPTA / EPA

Mohammed Abdel Rahman sits with his family at their house at a compound for displaced people in Baghdad's southeastern Zaafaraniyah district. An estimated 1.55 million people are currently displaced inside Iraq because of sectarian violence.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hadi Mizban / Associated Press

A Cambodian Buddhist nun prays for the late King Norodom Sihanouk outside the royal palace. The former king died in October at age 89.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAK REMISSA / EPA

Malian fans cheer for their team prior to the semifinal soccer match of the Africa Cup of Nations between Mali and Nigeria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPA

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Pictures in the News | Feb. 6, 2013

Mother Nature is on display in Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, as gale-force winds from the North Sea batter the seafront at the harbor in Seaham, England.

In Greece, people reach out reach out for a bag of oranges during a free distribution of fruit and vegetables by  farmers outside the Agriculture Ministry as part a farmers protest against high production costs. Farmers distributed more than 50 tons of fruit and vegetables.

NASA offers up a celestial image of the Orion constellation, which is prominent in the evening sky throughout the world from about December through April of each year.

Elsewhere, a Cambodian Buddhist nun prays for the late King Norodom Sihanouk outside the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh; Malian fans cheer for their team prior to the semifinal soccer match of the Africa Cup of Nations between Mali and Nigeria in Durban, South Africa; and a cyclist rides on a snow-covered cycling path along the banks of the Elbe river in Dresden, Germany.

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