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A person looks at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. This is the second eruption in the past year at Piton de la Fournaise after 3 years of quiet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fabrice Wislez / Associated Press

Hozier sings "Take Me to Church" during rehearsals for the Grammy Awards show on Sunday at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Firefighters battle a fire in downtown Winona, Minn., early Friday morning. A bar was on the ground level with seven apartments above it in the building.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Link / Winona Daily News

Workers, with the help of a crane, not pictured, help to guide part of a power pole to the ground after it was struck by a car traveling along Oxnard Street in Van Nuys. A 19-year-old male driver lost control of his car after falling asleep at the wheel, crashing into the fire hydrant and power pole.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

Members of the forensic medical service and soldiers stand outside a private Acapulco crematorium, where 10 corpses in an advanced state of decomposition were found.


Bode Miller crashes during the men's super-G competition at the alpine skiing world championships in Beaver Creek, Colo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shinichiro Tanaka / Associated Press

Racers compete during the final race of the women's Ski Cross event of the Freestyle Skiing World Cup in Arosa, Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gian Ehrenzeller / EPA

The orangutan cub Rieke holds up his arm in the zoo in Berlin. The 3-week-old female is reared by zookeepers after its mother rejected it after giving birth on Jan. 12.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oodd Andersen / AFP/Getty Images

A child covers his mouth from smoke as participants light sacred torches during the Oto Fire Festival at the Kumano Hayatama Taisha Shrine in Shingu, Japan. The male-only festival celebrates the close of winter and sees nearly 2,000 men run down the 538 steep stone steps from the mountain shrine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris McGrath / Getty Images

Palestinian protesters scuffle with Israeli security forces during clashes following a demonstration in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh to protest against the expansion of Jewish settlements on Palestinian land.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Abbas Momani / AFP/Getty Images

Turkish police arrest people who were planning to demonstrate in front of the controversial new palace of the Turkish president to denounce the impunity of the police after the killing of a 16-year-old boy during mass protests against the regime in June 2013 in Ankara.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adem Altan / AFP/Getty Images

A woman stands among decorations to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Hong Kong. The Lunar New Year, which falls on Feb. 19, marks the Year of the Goat on the Chinese calendar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated Press

People visit the Chitose-Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival, illuminated by colorful lights to produce a fantastic world in Chitose.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kazuhiro Nogi / AFP/Getty Images

An Indian farm laborer dries newly arrived chilies at a farm in Sertha. The farm owner says crop yields are down following unseasonal rains and global warming, which has pushed the price of chilies up by half in the last year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sam Panthaky / AFP/Getty Images

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins on Réunion island, where spectators watch the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the French Indian Ocean island. This is the second eruption in the past year at Piton de la Fournaise.

Los Angeles: Hozier sings “Take Me to Church” during rehearsals for the 2015 Grammy Awards show at Staples Center.

Acapulco: Soldiers stand outside a private crematorium, where 10 corpses in an advanced state of decomposition were found.

Beaver Creek, Colo.: Bode Miller crashes during the men’s super-G competition at the alpine skiing world championships.

Add stops in Germany, India, Japan and Turkey to round out the report.



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