People gather in solidarity for the victims of a terror attack against a satirical newspaper in Paris on Wednesday. Masked gunmen shouting "Allahu akbar!" (which translates from Arabic into "God is great!") stormed the offices of Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, including the paper's editor, before escaping in a getaway car.
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Armed gunmen face police officers near the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on Wednesday during the terror attack that left 12 dead.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANNE GELBARD / AFPLink
Ice builds up along North Avenue Pier while temperatures hover around zero degrees Fahrenheit on Wednesday in Chicago. Most of the city's schools were canceled as wind chill temperatures were expected to drop below -30 degrees.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Olson / Getty Images North AmericaLink
Marine One lands on the snow-covered South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Wednesday. President Obama promised to give France the full assistance of the United States in hunting down the gunmen who attacked the Paris office of a satirical magazine, leaving 12 dead.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pete MarovichLink
Simon Ammann of Switzerland falls during the final event of the Four Hills tournament of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Bischofshofen, Austria, on Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAMUEL KUBANI / AFPLink
Passengers on a passing ferry take a selfie as they pass the grounded Hoegh Osaka cargo ship beached on the Bramble Bank in between Southampton on the southern English coast and the Isle of Wight on Wednesday. The Hoegh Osaka, bound for Germany with 1,400 cars, beached on the submerged Bramble Bank, a well-marked hazard lying between the major container port of Southampton and access to the open sea beyond the Isle of Wight, on Saturday. Experts were assessing how to salvage the stricken ship and how to minimize environmental impact in the busy waters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADRIAN DENNIS / AFPLink
Andy Murray of Great Britain serves in his match against Jerzy Janowicz of Poland during Day 4 of the 2015 Hopman Cup in Perth, Australia, on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Kane / Getty Images AsiaPacLink
Belarus soldiers take part in an Orthodox service at a military base in Minsk on Wednesday. Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas on Jan. 7 in the Middle East, Russia and other areas. Orthodox churches use the old Julian calendar instead of the 17th century Gregorian calendar adopted by Catholics and Protestants that is commonly used in secular life around the world.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAXIM MALINOVSKY / AFPLink
Optimu's French driver Pascal Thomasse and co-driver Pascal Larroque compete in the 2015 Dakar Rally Stage 3 between San Juan and Chilecito, Argentina, on Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FELIPE DANA / AFPLink
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