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The Week in Photos: Free

This is the week that was, in photos…

THIS IS THE week that was, in photos…

The Week in Photos: Free
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    Penguins swim in their pool during the annual stock take at London Zoo. Caring for more than 750 different species, London Zoo keepers started the New Year with the task of counting every single animal. With three Sumatran tiger cubs adding vital numbers to the European conservation breeding programme, the birth of six critically-endangered Philippine crocodiles and the arrival of nine Humboldt penguin chicks, all of the new additions will be added to the records. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Switzerland's Gregor Deschwanden soars during the trial jump of the fourth stage of the four hills ski jumping tournament in Bischofshofen, Austria.Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Todd, left, and Jeff Delmay, celebrate as they leave the courthouse after having attended a hearing in which a Miami-Dade Circuit Judge cleared the way for gay and lesbian couples to marry in Miami. Judge Sarah Zabel provided a jump-start Monday to Florida's entry as the 36th state where gays and lesbians can legally marry, saying she saw no reason why same-sex couples couldn't immediately get their licenses in Miami-Dade County ahead of a midnight launch statewide. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A dragon is carried during the traditional Roman Catholic Epiphany procession in the streets of Warsaw, Poland. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)Source: Czarek Sokolowski
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    People gather to pay their respects for the victims of a terror attack against a satirical newspaper in Paris. Masked gunmen shouting "Allahu akbar!" stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people, including the paper's editor, before escaping in a getaway car. It was France's deadliest terror attack in living memory. Placard reads "We are Charlie Freedom of Expression." (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    People parade through the streets as part of celebrations of Three Kings Day in downtown Vilnius, Lithuania. Epiphany, the 12th night of Christmas, marks the day the three wise men visited Christ. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Jermain Perry, a member of 'The Tramps,' the oldest unit of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, a historic New Orleans Mardi Gras krewe, participates in King's Day festivities in New Orleans. King's Day is a tradition marking the 12th night after Christmas and the official start of the Mardi season. Carnival is celebrated along the Gulf Coast with parties, balls and parades culminating on Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, a final day of celebration before Lent. It is a major tourist draw in New Orleans. Mardi Gras falls on Feb. 17 this year. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A shaft of sunlight behind clouds in West Kilbride, Scotland, as weather warnings are in place as winds reaching speeds of up to 80mph bring the potential for widespread disruption.Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
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    Rebekah Monson, left, 34, and her partner of nine years, Andrea Vigil, right, 37, participate in a wedding ceremony at the marriage license bureau in Miami. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel presided over Florida's first legally recognized same-sex marriages Monday afternoon. Still, most counties held off on official ceremonies until early Tuesday, when U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle's ruling that Florida's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional took effect in all 67 counties. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    An Egyptian Coptic Christian listens during Christmas Eve Mass at St. Mark's Cathedral, in Cairo, Egyp. The Coptic Christian population are considered to be the largest Christian community in the Middle East and observe Christmas on January 7 according to the old, Julian calendar. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A heart formed by melted candles is on the ground of the Old-Port to pay tribute to the victims of the satirical newspaper "Charlie-Hebdo", in Marseille, southern France, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, a day after masked gunmen stormed the offices of a satirical newspaper and killed 12 people. French police hunted Thursday for two heavily armed men – one with a terrorism conviction and a history in jihadi networks – in the methodical killing of 12 people at a satirical newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)Source: AP/Press Association Images

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