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While their son Jake Hockley stands between them, Nicole Hockley and her husband Ian Hockley touch their heads together at the end of a funeral service for their son Dylan Hockley in Bethel, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Dylan Hockley, 6, was killed when Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.

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  • Bagpipers play as Nicole Hockley, center, and her son Jake Hockley look on at the end of a funeral service for Dylan Hockley in Bethel, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Hockley, 6, was killed when Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • A balloon released by the Hockley family floats past the church spire at the end of a funeral service for Dylan Hockley in Bethel, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Hockley, 6, was killed when Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Mourners bow their heads for a moment at the end of a funeral service for Dylan Hockley in Bethel, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Hockley, 6, was killed when Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • While his mother Nicole Hockley, left, looks on, Jake Hockley releases a bunch of balloons at the end of a funeral service for his brother Dylan Hockley in Bethel, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Dylan Hockley, 6, was killed when Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Jake Hockley, center, and other mourners watch as bunch of balloons released by Hockley float away at the end of a funeral service for his brother Dylan Hockley in Bethel, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Dylan Hockley, 6, was killed when Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • While their son Jake Hockley stands between them, Nicole Hockley and her husband Ian Hockley touch their heads together at the end of a funeral service for their son Dylan Hockley in Bethel, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Dylan Hockley, 6, was killed when Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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A male Asiatic lion, found only in India, attempts to fight off a female to collect his second birthday enrichment present boxes filled with food, at Edinburgh Zoo.

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Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, center, stands with other officials to observe a moment of silence while bells ring 26 times in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in honor of the victims who were killed last Friday during the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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    A man kneels at a picket fence with the names of shooting victims during a moment of silence in Sandy Hook village and December 21, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. People around the United States joined in a moment of silence at 9:30 am to mark the one week anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, while bells also rang 26 times to honor the victims of alleged gunman Adam Lanza, not including his mother Nancy Lanza who was killed at their family home. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Connecticut state police hold their hats on against the wind a rain in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Adam Lanza, walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • A Sandy Hook Fire Police official, left, consoles a couple visiting a makeshift memorial near the firehouse and the street that leads into Sandy Hook Elementary School, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. Earlier, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy gathered with other officials on the steps of the town hall as the bell rang 26 times in memory of each life lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange observe a minute of silence before the opening bell in honor of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims and their families, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Stocks opened sharply lower Friday on Wall Street after House Republicans called off a vote on tax rates and left federal budget talks in disarray 10 days before sweeping tax increases and government spending cuts take effect. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • A fire rescue official, second from right, gives a hug to a person after a group of people paused for a moment of silence at a makeshift memorial near the main road that leads into Sandy Hook Elementary School during a memorial at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown, commemorating one week since the crackle of gunfire in a schoolhouse killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community and the nation (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • A Sandy Hook Fire Police official, center, consoles a couple visiting a makeshift memorial near the firehouse and the street that leads into Sandy Hook Elementary School, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. Earlier, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy gathered with other officials on the steps of the town hall as the bell rang 26 times in memory of each life lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • People participate in a remembrance ceremony for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Julie Bennett)

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    Members of the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire and Rescue department stand during moment of silence in Sandy Hook village December 21, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. People around the United States joined in a moment of silence at 9:30 am to mark the one week anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, while bells also rang 26 times to honor the victims of alleged gunman Adam Lanza, not including his mother Nancy Lanza who was killed at their family home. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Students and relatives of the victims of the Tasso da Silveira municipal school in Rio de Janeiro --which had suffered an attack on April 2011 that left 12 dead and 10 injured-- pay homage for those killed in an elementary school in Newton, Connecticut, last week, on December 21, 2012. AFP PHOTO /VANDERLEI ALMEIDA (Photo credit should read VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Students and relatives of the victims from the Tasso da Silveira municipal school in Rio de Janeiro --which had suffered an attack on April 2011 that left 12 dead and 10 injured-- pay homage for those killed in an elementary school in Newton, Connecticut, last week, on December 21, 2012. AFP PHOTO /VANDERLEI ALMEIDA (Photo credit should read VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Students from the Tasso da Silveira municipal school in Rio de Janeiro --which had suffered an attack on April 2011 that left 12 dead and 10 injured-- pay homage for those killed in an elementary school in Newton, Connecticut, last week, on December 21, 2012. AFP PHOTO /VANDERLEI ALMEIDA (Photo credit should read VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • US-CRIME-SCHOOL-SHOOTING

    Members of the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire and Rescue department stand during a moment of silence in Sandy Hook village December 21, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. People around the United States joined in a moment of silence at 9:30 am ET to mark the one week anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings while bells also rang 26 times to honor the victims of alleged gunman Adam Lanza, not including his mother Nancy Lanza who was killed at their family home. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • US-CRIME-SCHOOL-SHOOTING

    A woman wipes the face of a man after a moment of silence in Sandy Hook village December 21, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. People around the United States joined in a moment of silence at 9:30 am ET to mark the one week anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings while bells also rang 26 times to honor the victims of alleged gunman Adam Lanza, not including his mother Nancy Lanza who was killed at their family home. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Miami Catholic School Holds Moment Of Silence To Mark One Week Since Newtown Shooting

    MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 21: Nicolette Schurhoff prays during a service, at St. Rose of Lima School, for the victims of the school shooting one week ago in Newtown, Connecticut on December 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Across the country people marked the one week point since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut that killed 26 people. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

  • Miami Catholic School Holds Moment Of Silence To Mark One Week Since Newtown Shooting

    MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 21: (L-R) Ryan Caccamise, Warren Gammill, Tyler O'Connor, Joshua Toledo, Sean Fee and Thomas Balaki pray during a service, at St. Rose of Lima School, for the victims of the school shooting one week ago in Newtown, Connecticut on December 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Across the country people marked the one week point since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut that killed 26 people. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

  • Miami Catholic School Holds Moment Of Silence To Mark One Week Since Newtown Shooting

    MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 21: Grace Romanik, Jenny Rotondo and Victoria Gonzalez (2nd L-R) pray during a service, at St. Rose of Lima School, for the victims of the school shooting one week ago in Newtown, Connecticut on December 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Across the country people marked the one week point since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut that killed 26 people. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

  • A fire rescue official, second from right, gives a hug to a person after a group of people paused for a moment of silence at a makeshift memorial near the main road that leads into Sandy Hook Elementary School during a memorial at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown, commemorating one week since the crackle of gunfire in a schoolhouse killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community and the nation (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • A man kneels in front of a makeshift memorial during a moment of silence at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown, commemorating one week since the crackle of gunfire in a schoolhouse killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community and the nation (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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    Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy stands with other officials to observe a moment of silence while bells ring 26 times in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown, commemorating one week since the crackle of gunfire in a schoolhouse killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community and the nation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Joe Saleem of North Carolina tries to keep a memorial to the Newtown shooting victims dry under plastic on a rainy day in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown, commemorating one week since the crackle of gunfire in a schoolhouse killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community and the nation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • A Sandy Hook Fire Police official, center, consoles a couple visiting a makeshift memorial near the firehouse and the street that leads into Sandy Hook Elementary School, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. Earlier, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy gathered with other officials on the steps of the town hall as the bell rang 26 times in memory of each life lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • A woman pays respects in front of a makeshift memorial near the street that leads into Sandy Hook Elementary School during a moment of silence at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown, commemorating one week since the crackle of gunfire in a schoolhouse killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community and the nation. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • People observe a moment of silence while bells ring 26 times in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown, commemorating one week since the crackle of gunfire in a schoolhouse killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community and the nation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Fire rescue officials pause for a moment of silence at a makeshift memorial near the main road that leads into Sandy Hook Elementary School during a memorial at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown, commemorating one week since the crackle of gunfire in a schoolhouse killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community and the nation. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • A man kneels in front of a makeshift memorial during a moment of silence at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown, commemorating one week since the crackle of gunfire in a schoolhouse killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community and the nation (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, center, stands with other officials to observe a moment of silence while bells ring 26 times in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in honor of the victims who were killed last Friday during the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Bell ringer Tony Furnivall ring one of twelve bells in the belfry of Trinity Wall Street Church, on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 in New York, joining a nation-wide toll for a moment of silence to mourn the 20 children and six adult victims killed last week at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • Officials including Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy observe a moment of silence on the steps of Edmond Town Hall while bells ring 26 times in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown, commemorating one week since the crackle of gunfire in a schoolhouse killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community and the nation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Sarah Baroody holds her daughter Sophia's hand and cries while observing a moment of silence as bells rang 26 times in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown, commemorating one week since the crackle of gunfire in a schoolhouse killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community and the nation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, center, stands with other officials to observe a moment of silence while bells ring 26 times in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in honor of the victims who were killed last Friday during the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Ben Toby of Sandy Hook visits a memorial to the Newtown shooting victims during a heavy rain in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. The shooter, Adam Lanza, walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • ADDS REFERENCE TO GOV. VISIT - Connecticut state police confer at the rain at the intersection of a closed road in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, due to a visit by Gov. Dannel Malloy, who will be in Newtown Friday morning for an observance marking exactly one week since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. A moment of silence will be held and the bells from Trinity Episcopal Church will toll 26 times at 9:30 on Friday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Rain soaks parts of a memorial to the Newtown shooting victims in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. The shooter, Adam Lanza, walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Men walk through flood water in Cupar, Scotland, after the River Eden burst its banks after continued heavy rain.

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  • Winter weather Dec 21st

    Children's play equipment sits in flood water in Cupar, Scotland, after the River Eden burst its banks after continued heavy rain.

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    Men walk through flood water in Cupar, Scotland, after the River Eden burst its banks after continued heavy rain.

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    A van drives through flood water near Thornton, Scotland, after continued heavy rain.

  • Winter weather Dec 21st

    Men walk through flood water in Cupar, Scotland, after the River Eden burst its banks after continued heavy rain.

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    Workers place sandbags at Tommy's Autos in Cupar, Scotland, after the River Eden burst its banks after continued heavy rain.

  • Winter weather Dec 21st

    Men walk through flood water in Cupar, Scotland, after the River Eden burst its banks after continued heavy rain.

  • Winter weather Dec 21st

    The scene at Tommy's Autos in Cupar, Scotland, after the River Eden burst its banks after continued heavy rain.

  • Winter weather Dec 21st

    A vehicle drives through flood water in Cupar, Scotland, after the River Eden burst its banks after continued heavy rain.

  • Winter weather Dec 21st

    A van drives through flood water near Thornton, Scotland, after continued heavy rain.

  • Winter weather Dec 21st

    A worker places sandbags at Tommy's Autos in Cupar, Scotland, after the River Eden burst its banks after continued heavy rain.

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    Waves crash into the sea wall at Seaham Harbour as parts of the UK are braced for further flooding as successive bands of heavy rain move across the country.

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    Drivers go through flood waters in Chichester, West Sussex. Forecasters are predicting a prolonged period of wet weather right through Christmas.

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    Sandbagged homes in Wallington, Hampshire where residents have been told to leave their homes as the Environment Agency believes the River Wallington may burst its banks.

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    Emily Cowell, aged nine, runs along a frost covered path near Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

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    The Environment Agency constructs the Bewdley flood defense barrier as the level of River Severn rises, parts of the UK are braced for further flooding as successive bands of heavy rain move across the country.

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    Sandbagged homes in Wallington, Hampshire where residents have been told to leave their homes as the Environment Agency believes the River Wallington may burst its banks.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    People take photographs of the swollen River Wallington in Hampshire where residents have been told to leave their homes as the Environment Agency believes the river may burst its banks.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Sandbagged homes in Wallington, Hampshire where residents have been told to leave their homes as the Environment Agency believes the River Wallington may burst its banks.

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Leading Aircraft Engineering Technician George Halsall proposes to his girlfriend Emma Davies 21, after returning home for Christmas aboard HMS Diamond at Portsmouth Royal Navy Base, The Type 45 Destroyer has been away on it's maiden deployment in the Middle East

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    Lieutenant Gareth Fowler kisses his four week old daughter Emmeline after returning home to Portsmouth Royal Navy Base for Christmas aboard HMS Diamond.

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    Lieutenant Commander Sven Johansen is kissed by his children Katie, eight, and James, five, after returning home to Portsmouth Royal Navy Base for Christmas aboard HMS Diamond.

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    The Captain of HMS Diamond, Commander Ian Clarke, waves to his family from the bridge as the ship returns home to Portsmouth Royal Navy Base for Christmas.

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    Sailors line the deck as HMS Diamond returns home to Portsmouth Royal Navy Base for Christmas.

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    The Captain of HMS Diamond, Commander Ian Clarke, with daughters Rebecca, three, and Emilia, 22 months after returning home to Portsmouth Royal Navy Base for Christmas.

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    Joanne Clarke, the heavily pregnant wife of the Captain of HMS Diamond, Commander Ian Clarke, waits for his ship to come alongside as he returns home to Portsmouth Royal Navy Base for Christmas.

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    HMS Diamond returns home to Portsmouth Royal Navy Base for Christmas.

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    HMS Diamond returns home to Portsmouth Royal Navy Base for Christmas.

  • HMS Diamond homecoming

    Leading Aircraft Engineering Technician George Halsall proposes to his girlfriend Emma Davies 21, after returning home for Christmas aboard HMS Diamond at Portsmouth Royal Navy Base.

  • HMS Diamond homecoming

    Leading Aircraft Engineering Technician George Halsall proposes to his girlfriend Emma Davies 21, after returning home for Christmas aboard HMS Diamond at Portsmouth Royal Navy Base.

  • HMS Diamond homecoming

    Leading Aircraft Engineering Technician George Halsall proposes to his girlfriend Emma Davies 21, after returning home for Christmas aboard HMS Diamond at Portsmouth Royal Navy Base.

  • HMS Diamond homecoming

    Leading Aircraft Engineering Technician George Halsall proposes to his girlfriend Emma Davies 21, after returning home for Christmas aboard HMS Diamond at Portsmouth Royal Navy Base.

  • HMS Diamond homecoming

    Leading Aircraft Engineering Technician George Halsall proposes to his girlfriend Emma Davies 21, after returning home for Christmas aboard HMS Diamond at Portsmouth Royal Navy Base.

  • HMS Diamond homecoming

    Leading Aircraft Engineering Technician George Halsall proposes to his girlfriend Emma Davies 21, after returning home for Christmas aboard HMS Diamond at Portsmouth Royal Navy Base.

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    Sailors line the foredeck as HMS Diamond returns home to Portsmouth Royal Navy Base for Christmas.

  • HMS Diamond homecoming

    Sailors get emotional as HMS Diamond returns home to Portsmouth Royal Navy Base for Christmas.

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A tired street vendor takes a quick nap underneath her hat in Hanoi, Vietnam,

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Melanie Amaro cries after being announed winner of The X Factor USA

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Arthur Uther Pendragon (L) knights a woman as Druids conduct a ceremony following the traditional winter solstice celebrations at Stonehenge to coincide with the supposed Mayan Apocalypse in Wiltshire, England. Predictions that the world will end today as it marks the end of a 5,125-year-long cycle in the ancient Maya calendar, encouraged a larger than normal crowd to gather at the famous historic stone circle to celebrate the sunrise closest to the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron looks into the cockpit of a Typhoon jet fighter during his visit to Muscat, Oman. It is announced Friday, that U.K. based aerospace and defence company BAE Systems has signed a 2.5 billion pound (US dlrs 4.1 billion/euro 3.1 billion) deal with Oman for 20 aircraft, including 12 Typhoon jets

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  • Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said welcomes Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron in Muscat

    Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said, front right, welcomes Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, centre, in Muscat, Oman, Friday Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo / Stefan Wermuth)

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    Prime Minister David Cameron looks into the cockpit of a Typhoon fighter jet during a visit to Muscat, Oman.

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    Prime Minister David Cameron speaks to military personnel in the cockpit of a Typhoon fighter jet during a visit to Muscat, Oman.

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    Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said (centre right) speaks to Prime Minister David Cameron after his arrival in Muscat, Oman.

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    Prime Minister David Cameron speaks to an airman in the cockpit of a Typhoon fighter jet during a visit to Muscat, Oman.

  • Cameron visits Oman

    Prime Minister David Cameron looks into the cockpit of a Typhoon fighter jet during a visit to Muscat, Oman.

  • Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said welcomes Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron in Muscat

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron looks into the cockpit of a Typhoon jet fighter during his visit to Muscat, Oman, Friday Dec. 21, 2012. It is announced Friday Dec. 21, 2012, that U.K. based aerospace and defence company BAE Systems has signed a 2.5 billion pound (US dlrs 4.1 billion/euro 3.1 billion) deal with Oman for 20 aircraft, including 12 Typhoon jets and eight Hawk aircraft. (AP Photo / Stefan Wermuth)

  • Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said welcomes Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron in Muscat

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron looks into the cockpit of a Typhoon jet fighter during his visit to Muscat, Oman, Friday Dec. 21, 2012. It is announced Friday, that U.K. based aerospace and defence company BAE Systems has signed a 2.5 billion pound (US dlrs 4.1 billion/euro 3.1 billion) deal with Oman for 20 aircraft, including 12 Typhoon jets and eight Hawk aircraft. (AP Photo / Stefan Wermuth)

  • Cameron visits Oman

    RETRANSMITTED CHANGING NAME OF OFFICIAL GREETING MR CAMERON TO OMAN'S DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER FOR THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS SAYYID FAHD BIN MAHMOUD AL-SAID FROM OMAN'S SULTAN QABOOS BIN SAID. Oman's Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al-Said (left) welcomes Prime Minister David Cameron in Muscat, Oman.

  • Cameron visits Oman

    RETRANSMITTED CHANGING NAME OF OFFICIAL GREETING MR CAMERON TO OMAN'S DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER FOR THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS SAYYID FAHD BIN MAHMOUD AL-SAID FROM OMAN'S SULTAN QABOOS BIN SAID. Oman's Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al-Said (centre right) speaks to Prime Minister David Cameron after his arrival in Muscat, Oman.

  • Cameron visits Oman

    RETRANSMITTED CHANGING NAME OF OFFICIAL GREETING MR CAMERON TO OMAN'S DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER FOR THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS SAYYID FAHD BIN MAHMOUD AL-SAID FROM OMAN'S SULTAN QABOOS BIN SAID. Oman's Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al-Said (centre right) speaks to Prime Minister David Cameron after his arrival in Muscat, Oman.

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Kelly Osbourne has been looking in fantastic shape of late, but she has revealed her body transformation has been far from easy. The star has opened up on the secrets behind her five stone weight loss, admitted she underwent therapy to learn to love herself.

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Aircraft carriers from bottom: USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, USS George H.W. Bush, USS Enterprise, USS Harry S. Truman, and USS Abraham Lincoln in port at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., the world’s largest naval station.

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David Tennant who plays the Virgin Mary, Christian O'Connell who plays Joseph, and Ian Wright who plays a Dinosaur midwife during a live nativity performance on Absolute Radio morning breakfast show, in their studios in central London

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Former BGT star Connie Talbot attends a function in Taipei, Taiwan, China. Connie famous for her singing voice when she appeared on Britain's got Talent.

Connie Tallbot's Britain's Got Talent Final

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Egyptian freedom icon and activist Aliaa Magda Elmahdy (center) and Ukrainian activist Inna Shevchenko (right) from Femen are demonstrating, naked, against Egypt's constitution project at the Egyptian embassy in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Students jump together to pose for photographers in front of a mock pyramid after the countdown time when many believe the Mayan people predicted the end of the world on 21st December 2012

Follow The End Of The World 2012: Live Updates On The Mayan Apocalypse

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    Members of a folkloric group perform during celebrations marking the end of the Mayan age, December 20, 2012 at the Tikal archaeological site, Peten departament, 560 kms north of Guatemala City. Ceremonies are being held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

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    A folkloric group performs during celebrations marking the end of the Mayan age, December 20, 2012 at the Tikal archaeological site, Peten departament, 560 kms north of Guatemala City. Ceremonies are being held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

  • GUATEMALA--MAYA-CALENDAR-TIKAL-CELEBRATION

    A member of a folkloric group performs during celebrations marking the end of the Mayan age, December 20, 2012 at the Tikal archaeological site, Peten departament, 560 kms north of Guatemala City. Ceremonies are being held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

  • GUATEMALA--MAYA-CALENDAR-TIKAL-CELEBRATION

    A member of a folkloric group performs during celebrations marking the end of the Mayan age, December 20, 2012 at the Tikal archaeological site, Peten departament, 560 kms north of Guatemala City. Ceremonies are being held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

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    A folkloric group performs during celebrations marking the end of the Mayan age, December 20, 2012 at the Tikal archaeological site, Peten departament, 560 kms north of Guatemala City. Ceremonies are being held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Peruvian shamans perform a ritual against the alleged 2012 apocalyptic Mayan prediction in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The supposed 5 a.m. Friday doomsday hour had already arrived in several parts of the world with no sign of the apocalypse. The social network Imgur posted photos of clocks turning midnight in the Asia-Pacific region with messages such as: "The world has not ended. Sincerely, New Zealand." (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

  • A Peruvian shaman perform a ritual against the alleged 2012 apocalyptic Mayan prediction in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The supposed 5 a.m. Friday doomsday hour had already arrived in several parts of the world with no sign of the apocalypse. The social network Imgur posted photos of clocks turning midnight in the Asia-Pacific region with messages such as: "The world has not ended. Sincerely, New Zealand." (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

  • People gather in front of the Kukulkan Pyramid in Chichen Itza, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. American seer Star Johnsen-Moser led a whooping, dancing, drum-beating ceremony Thursday in the heart of Mayan territory to consult several of the life-sized crystal skulls, which adherents claim were passed down by the ancient Maya. (AP Photo/Israel Leal)

  • Mayan dancers perform in front of the Kukulkan Pyramid in Chichen Itza, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. American seer Star Johnsen-Moser led a whooping, dancing, drum-beating ceremony Thursday in the heart of Mayan territory to consult several of the life-sized crystal skulls, which adherents claim were passed down by the ancient Maya. (AP Photo/Israel Leal)

  • Mayan gather in front of the Kukulkan Pyramid in Chichen Itza, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. A Mexican Indian seer who calls himself Ac Tah, and who has traveled around Mexico erecting small pyramids he calls "neurological circuits," said he holds high hopes for Dec. 21. "We are preparing ourselves to receive a huge magnetic field straight from the center of the galaxy," he said. (AP Photo/Israel Leal)

  • Students jump together to pose for photographers in front of a mock pyramid after the countdown time when many believe the Mayan people predicted the end of the world, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Taichung, southern Taiwan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

  • Students take pictures of themselves in front of a mock pyramid during the countdown to when many believe the Mayan people predicted the end of the world, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Taichung, southern Taiwan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

  • Students watch during the countdown to when many believe the Mayan people predicted the end of the world, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Taichung, southern Taiwan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

  • Students react during the countdown to when many believe the Mayan people predicted the end of the world, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Taichung, southern Taiwan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

  • Students react during the countdown to when many believe the Mayan people predicted the end of the world, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Taichung, southern Taiwan. the Mayas' 13th Baktun would officially end on this Dec. 21. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

  • Two women take pictures of themselves in front of a mock pyramid during the countdown to when many believe the Mayan people predicted the end of the world, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Taichung, southern Taiwan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

  • Students dressed in graduation gowns pose in front of a mock pyramid moments before the countdown time when many believe the Mayan people predicted the end of the world, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Taichung, southern Taiwan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

  • Indigenous people participate in a ceremony at Iximche archeological site in Tecpan, Guatemala, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. While the Mayan calendar cycle has prompted a wave of doomsday speculation across the globe, few in the Mayan heartland believe the world will end on Friday. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

  • People gather at Iximche archeological site in Tecpan, Guatemala, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. While the Mayan calendar cycle has prompted a wave of doomsday speculation across the globe, few in the Mayan heartland believe the world will end on Friday. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

  • People gather in front of "Templo de los Guerreros," or "Temple of the Warriors," in Chichen Itza, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Doomsday hour is here, at least in much of the world, and so still are we. According to legend, the ancient Mayans' long-count calendar ends at midnight Thursday, ushering in the end of the world. Didn't happen. (AP Photo/Israel Leal)

  • A Mayan priest participates in a ceremony at Iximche archeological site in Tecpan, Guatemala, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. While the Mayan calendar cycle has prompted a wave of doomsday speculation across the globe, few in the Mayan heartland believe the world will end on Friday. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

  • A Peruvian shaman lights cigarettes before performing a ritual against the alleged 2012 apocalyptic Mayan prediction in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The supposed 5 a.m. Friday doomsday hour had already arrived in several parts of the world with no sign of the apocalypse. The social network Imgur posted photos of clocks turning midnight in the Asia-Pacific region with messages such as: "The world has not ended. Sincerely, New Zealand." (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

  • A Peruvian shaman perform a ritual against the alleged 2012 apocalyptic Mayan prediction in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The supposed 5 a.m. Friday doomsday hour had already arrived in several parts of the world with no sign of the apocalypse. The social network Imgur posted photos of clocks turning midnight in the Asia-Pacific region with messages such as: "The world has not ended. Sincerely, New Zealand." (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

  • A Peruvian shaman perform a ritual against the alleged 2012 apocalyptic Mayan prediction in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The supposed 5 a.m. Friday doomsday hour had already arrived in several parts of the world with no sign of the apocalypse. The social network Imgur posted photos of clocks turning midnight in the Asia-Pacific region with messages such as: "The world has not ended. Sincerely, New Zealand." (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

  • A chicken's head lays on an altar of offerings during a private ceremony at the Iximche archeological site in preparation for the Oxlajuj B'aktun in Tecpan, Guatemala Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The Oxlajuj B'aktun is on Dec. 21, marking a new period in the Mayan calendar, an event only comparable in recent times with the new millennium in 2000. While the Mayan calendar cycle has prompted a wave of doomsday speculation across the globe, few in the Mayan heartland believe the world will end on Friday. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

  • A Mayan priest prays by a sacred fire during a ceremony at the Iximche archeological site in preparation for the Oxlajuj B'aktun in Tecpan, Guatemala Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The Oxlajuj B'aktun is on Dec. 21, marking a new period in the Mayan calendar, an event only comparable in recent times with the new millennium in 2000. While the Mayan calendar cycle has prompted a wave of doomsday speculation across the globe, few in the Mayan heartland believe the world will end on Friday. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

  • Peruvian shamans perform a ritual against the alleged 2012 apocalyptic Mayan prediction in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The supposed 5 a.m. Friday doomsday hour had already arrived in several parts of the world with no sign of the apocalypse. The social network Imgur posted photos of clocks turning midnight in the Asia-Pacific region with messages such as: "The world has not ended. Sincerely, New Zealand." (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

  • A chicken's head lays on an altar of offerings during a private ceremony at the Iximche archeological site in preparation for the Oxlajuj B'aktun in Tecpan, Guatemala Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The Oxlajuj B'aktun is on Dec. 21, marking a new period in the Mayan calendar, an event only comparable in recent times with the new millennium in 2000. While the Mayan calendar cycle has prompted a wave of doomsday speculation across the globe, few in the Mayan heartland believe the world will end on Friday. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

  • Mayan priests place flowers for a ceremony at Iximche archeological site in preparation for the Oxlajuj B'aktun in Tecpan, Guatemala, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The Oxlajuj B'aktun is on Dec. 21, marking a new period in the Mayan calendar, an event only comparable in recent times with the new millennium in 2000. While the Mayan calendar cycle has prompted a wave of doomsday speculation across the globe, few in the Mayan heartland believe the world will end on Friday. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

  • A man dressed as a character from the movie Star Wars distributes toilet paper to Ukrainians as part of stunt in central Kiev devoted to the end of the world, projected by some believers, for Friday in Ukraine's capital, Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

  • An indigenous woman carries flowers at the Iximche archeological site in preparation for the Oxlajuj B'aktun in Tecpan, Guatemala, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The Oxlajuj B'aktun is on Dec. 21, marking a new period in the Mayan calendar, an event only comparable in recent times with the new millennium in 2000. While the Mayan calendar cycle has prompted a wave of doomsday speculation across the globe, few in the Mayan heartland believe the world will end on Friday. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

  • A Mayan priest prays during a ceremony at the Iximche archeological site in preparation for the Oxlajuj B'aktun in Tecpan, Guatemala, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The Oxlajuj B'aktun is on Dec. 21, marking a new period in the Mayan calendar, an event only comparable in recent times with the new millennium in 2000. While the Mayan calendar cycle has prompted a wave of doomsday speculation across the globe, few in the Mayan heartland believe the world will end on Friday. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

  • A man dressed as Darth Vader, the central character of Star Wars, takes part in a stunt devoted to the end of the world, projected by some believers, for Friday in Ukraine's capital, Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

  • GUATEMALA--MAYA-CALENDAR-TIKAL-CELEBRATION

    A member of a folkloric group performs during celebrations marking the end of the Mayan age, December 20, 2012 at the Tikal archaeological site, Peten departament, 560 kms north of Guatemala City. Ceremonies are being held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

  • GUATEMALA--MAYA-CALENDAR-TIKAL-CELEBRATION

    A member of a folkloric group performs during celebrations marking the end of the Mayan age, December 20, 2012 at the Tikal archaeological site, Peten departament, 560 kms north of Guatemala City. Ceremonies are being held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

  • GUATEMALA--MAYA-CALENDAR-TIKAL-CELEBRATION

    Members of a folkloric group perform during celebrations marking the end of the Mayan age, December 20, 2012 at the Tikal archaeological site, Peten departament, 560 kms north of Guatemala City. Ceremonies are being held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

  • GUATEMALA--MAYA-CALENDAR-TIKAL-CELEBRATION

    Members of a folkloric group perform during celebrations marking the end of the Mayan age, December 20, 2012 at the Tikal archaeological site, Peten departament, 560 kms north of Guatemala City. Ceremonies are being held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

  • GUATEMALA--MAYA-CALENDAR-TIKAL-CELEBRATION

    A folkloric group performs during celebrations marking the end of the Mayan age, December 20, 2012 at the Tikal archaeological site, Peten departament, 560 kms north of Guatemala City. Ceremonies are being held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

  • HONDURAS-MAYA-CALENDAR-CELEBRATIONS

    A woman in Mayan costume performs at Central America Park in Copan Ruinas, some 400 kms northwest of Tegucigalpa, on December 20, 2012. Ceremonies will be held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak'tun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. AFP PHOTO / Orlando SIERRA (Photo credit should read ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

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Scarlett Johansson appears in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" at the Richard Rogers Theater.

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Actors, Hugh Jackman, left, and Russell Crowe, pretend to have a race down the red carpet during the premiere of Les Miserables in Sydney, Australia.

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  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe share a joke on the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe share a joke on the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe share a joke on the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe share a joke on the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman shares a joke on the red carpet with Russell Crowe during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman shares a joke on the red carpet with Russell Crowe during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe share a joke on the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe share a joke on the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe share a joke on the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe share a joke on the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe

    Cast members Hugh Jackman, left, and Russell Crowe pose for photos as they walk down the red carpet of the premier of Les Miserables in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

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    Rupert Murdoch walks down the red carpet during the premier of "Les Miserables" in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Tom Hooper

    Actor Hugh Jackman, left, director Tom Hooper, center, and actor Russell Crowe pose for a photo as they walk down the red carpet at the premier of "Les Miserables" in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe

    Actors, Hugh Jackman, left, and Russell Crowe, pretend to have a race down the red carpet during the premiere of Les Miserables in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe walk the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe walk the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe walk the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe

    Actors, Hugh Jackman, left, and Russell Crowe, pretend to have a race down the red carpet during the premiere of Les Miserables in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe

    Actors, Hugh Jackman, left, and Russell Crowe, pretend to have a race down the red carpet during the premiere of Les Miserables in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Hugh Jackma, Russell Crowe

    Australian actors Hugh Jackman, left, and Russell Crowe pretend to have a race down the red carpet during the premiere of Les Misserables in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Hugh Jackman Russell Crowe

    Actors, Hugh Jackman, right, and Russell Crowe, chat as they walk down the red carpet during the premiere of Les Miserables in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe

    Actors, Hugh Jackman, left, and Russell Crowe, pose for photos as the walk down the red carpet during the premiere of Les Miserables in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Rupert Murdoch and Wendy Deng walk the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Jessica Rowe walks the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Sir Cameron Mackintosh walks the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Kate Ritchie walks the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Les Miserables Australian Premiere

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe walk the red carpet during the Australian premiere of 'Les Miserables' at the State Theatre on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

  • Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe

    Actors, Hugh Jackman, left, and Russell Crowe, pose for photos as they walk down the red carpet during the premier of Les Miserables in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Hugh Jackman, Tom Hooper, Cameron Mackintosh

    Actor Hugh Jackman, center, director Tom Hooper, left, and producer Cameron Mackintosh pose for photographers during a media call ahead of the Australian premier of " Les Miserables" in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The premier will be held on Friday. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Hugh Jackman, Tom Hooper, Cameron Mackintosh

    Actor Hugh Jackman, left, gestures as director Tom Hooper, center, and producer Cameron Mackintosh arrive for a media call ahead of the Australian premier of " Les Miserables" in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The premier will be held on Friday. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Hugh Jackman

    Actor Hugh Jackman poses for photographers during a media call ahead of the Australian premier of " Les Miserables" in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The premier will be held on Friday. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Hugh Jackman

    Actor Hugh Jackman poses for photographers during a media call ahead of the Australian premier of " Les Miserables" in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The premier will be held on Friday. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • Hugh Jackman, Tom Hooper, Cameron Mackintosh

    Actor Hugh Jackman, center, gestures as director Tom Hooper, left, and producer Cameron Mackintosh arrive for a media call ahead of the Australian premier of " Les Miserables" in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The premier will be held on Friday. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

  • This undated publicity photo released by Universal Pictures shows director, Tom Hooper, on the set of the film, "Les Miserables." (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Kerry Brown)

  • This undated publicity photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, center, Helena Bonham Carter as Madame Thénardier in a scene from the film, "Les Misérables." (AP Photo/Universal Pictures/Laurie Sparham)

  • This undated publicity photo provided by Universal Pictures shows Oscar®-winner, Russell Crowe, as Javert, in a scene from the film, "Les Misérables." (AP Photo/Universal Pictures/Laurie Sparham)

  • FILE - This undated publicity image provided by Universal Pictures shows Isabelle Allen, left, as a young Cosette and Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean in a scene from the motion-picture adaptation of "Les Misérables,” directed by Tom Hooper. (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Laurie Sparham, File)-

  • This undated publicity image provided by Universal Pictures shows Russell Crowe as Javert, center, in a scene from the motion-picture adaptation of "Les Misérables,” directed by Tom Hooper. (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Laurie Sparham, File)

  • Film Title: Les Misérables

    This image released by Universal Pictures shows Amanda Seyfried as Cosette in a scene from "Les Misérables." The costumes for the film were designed by Spanish designer Paco Delgado. (AP Photo/Universal Pictures)

  • This film image released by Universal Pictures shows Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, left, and Anne Hathaway as Fantine in a scene from "Les Miserables." The film was nominated for a Golden Globe for best musical or comedy on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards will be held on Jan. 13. (AP Photo/Universal Pictures)

  • This film image released by Universal Pictures shows actress Anne Hathaway portraying Fantine, a struggling, sickly mother forced into prostitution in 1800s Paris, in a scene from the screen adaptation of "Les Miserables." Hathaway was nominated Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 for a Golden Globe for best supporting actress for her role in “Les Miserables.“ The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards will be held on Jan. 13. (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Laurie Sparham)

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Indian Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar's wife Sukanya Rajan, third from right, is joined by daughter Anoushka Shankar, second from right, Norah Jones, center, and other family members during a memorial service for Ravi Shankar in Encinitas, California. Shankar was a master of the Indian sitar who collaborated with and influenced George Harrison, John Coltrane and other Western music icons. He lived in Encinitas for two decades and died last week at age 92.

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Big John the Tasmanian devil growls from the confines of his new tree house as he makes his first appearance at the Wild Life Sydney Zoo in Sydney Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 after arriving in his new home. The Tasmanian devil is the largest carnivorous marsupial in the world.

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Prime Minister Cameron (2nd L) eats dinner with British soldiers during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

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  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron reacts as he plays table football with a Royal Marine during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron plays table football with a Royal Marine during a visit to Foward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister Cameron (2nd L) eats dinner with British soldiers during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron (2nd L) eats dinner with British soldiers during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron attends a carol service with British soldiers, as well as Danish and Bosnian soldiers, during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron attends a meeting with Royal Marines during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron walks past Mastiff armoured vehicles at Camp Bastion, outside Lashkar Gah, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan .

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron chats with British soldiers at Camp Bastion, outside Lashkar Gah, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron attends a carol service with British soldiers, as well as Danish and Bosnian soldiers, during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron attends a carol service with British soldiers during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron talks with a Royal Marine during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan .

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    Prime Minister David Cameron arrives for a visit to Camp Bastion, outside Lashkar Gah, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron (4th R) talks to British soldiers during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron attends a carol service with soldiers during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron attends a carol service with British soldiers, as well as Danish and Bosnian soldiers, during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan .

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron walks past Mastiff armoured vehicles at Camp Bastion, outside Lashkar Gah, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan .

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron (4th R) talks to British soldiers during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron attends a carol service with British soldiers, as well as Danish and Bosnian soldiers, during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    A Christmas tree decorates part of Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron chats with soldiers in front of Mastiff armoured vehicles at Camp Bastion, outside Lashkar Gah, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron (2nd L) talks with a Royal Marine during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron chats with soldiers in front of Mastiff armoured vehicles at Camp Bastion, outside Lashkar Gah, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron (2nd R) talks to British soldiers as he walks in Forward Operating Base Price during a visit to Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron attends a carol service with British soldiers, as well as Danish and Bosnian soldiers, during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • David Cameron visits Afghanistan

    Prime Minister David Cameron arrives during a visit to Forward Operating Base Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan .

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A man dressed as a Stormtrooper from the movie "Star Wars" distributes packs of salt to Ukrainians as part of stunt in central Kiev devoted to the end of the world.

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Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, He made a rare public appearance on a balcony to mark the six-month anniversary of his sudden arrival at the building

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  • Julian Assange

    Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks gestures as he speaks to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange who faces extradition to Sweden over sexual assault, claims which he denies, took refuge in the embassy in June. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

  • Julian Assange

    Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks gestures as he speaks to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange who faces extradition to Sweden over sexual assault, claims which he denies, took refuge in the embassy in June. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

  • Julian Assange

    Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks speaks to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange who faces extradition to Sweden over sexual assault, claims which he denies, took refuge in the embassy in June. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

  • Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sing carols as they gather to hear him giving a statement to the media and supporters at a balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in central London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange marked six months since he took refuge at the embassy on June 20 to avoid extradition to Sweden where he faces allegations of sex crimes, which he denies. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

  • Julian Assange

    Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks gestures as he speaks to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange who faces extradition to Sweden over sexual assault, claims which he denies, took refuge in the embassy in June. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

  • Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gather to hear him giving a statement to the media and supporters at a balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in central London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange marked six months since he took refuge at the embassy on June 20 to avoid extradition to Sweden where he faces allegations of sex crimes, which he denies. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

  • Julian Assange

    Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks speaks to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange who faces extradition to Sweden over sexual assault, claims which he denies, took refuge in the embassy in June. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

  • Julian Assange

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange waves to supporters after he made a statement to the media and supporters at a balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in central London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange marked six months since he took refuge at the embassy on June 20 to avoid extradition to Sweden where he faces allegations of sex crimes, which he denies. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

  • Julian Assange

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange reads a statement to the media and supporters at a balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in central London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange marked six months since he took refuge at the embassy on June 20 to avoid extradition to Sweden where he faces allegations of sex crimes, which he denies. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

  • Assange press conference

    Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

  • Assange press conference

    Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

  • Assange press conference

    Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

  • Assange press conference

    Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

  • Assange press conference

    Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

  • Assange press conference

    Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

  • Assange press conference

    Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

  • Assange press conference

    Supporters of Julian Assange listen as he speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

  • Assange press conference

    Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

  • Assange press conference

    Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

  • Supporters hold banners as they wait for Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks to speak to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange who faces extradition to Sweden over sexual assault, claims which he denies, took refuge in the embassy in June. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

  • A supporter holds a banner as he waits for Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks to speak to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange who faces extradition to Sweden over sexual assault, claims which he denies, took refuge in the embassy in June. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

  • Supporters hold candles as they wait for Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks to speak to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange who faces extradition to Sweden over sexual assault, claims which he denies, took refuge in the embassy in June. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

  • Julian Assange

    Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks speaks to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange who faces extradition to Sweden over sexual assault, claims which he denies, took refuge in the embassy in June. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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A restaurant river boat makes it's way along the partially frozen Moskva River in downtown Moscow, Russia. Temperatures drop to - 20 C (- 4 Fahrenheit) in Moscow.

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Gilles Rousseau, father of Lauren Rousseau, holds a picture of his daughter after a memorial service for her in Danbury, Conn. Rousseau, 30, was killed when Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself

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nigeria pipeline explosion

Fire fighters try to contain flames from a burning oil pipeline in Ijeododo in the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria. The oil pipeline belonging to Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation exploded near Nigeria's largest city as thieves tried to siphon oil from it Monday

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  • A firefighter handles a hose a they try to contain flames and a tower of smoke from a burning oil pipeline in Ijeododo on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The oil pipeline belonging to Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation exploded near Nigeria's largest city as thieves tried to siphon oil from it Monday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

  • This image provided by the National Transportation Safety Board shows an NTSB investigator at the site of a gas line explosion in Sissonville, W. Va., Wednesday Dec. 21, 2012. Federal regulators say there have been 20 "significant" pipeline incidents involving deaths, injuries or major property damage in West Virginia in the last decade. (AP Photo/National Transportation Safety Board)

  • Fire fighters try to contain flames a from a burning oil pipeline in Ijeododo in the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The oil pipeline belonging to Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation exploded near Nigeria's largest city as thieves tried to siphon oil from it Monday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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    This image provided by the National Transportation Safety Board shows NTSB investigator Robert Sumwalt at the site of a gas line explosion in Sissonville, W. Va., Wednesday Dec. 21, 2012. Federal regulators say there have been 20 ``significant'' pipeline incidents involving deaths, injuries or major property damage in West Virginia in the last decade. (AP Photo/National Transportation Safety Board)

  • Fire fighters try to contain flames from a burning oil pipeline in Ijeododo in the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The oil pipeline belonging to Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation exploded near Nigeria's largest city as thieves tried to siphon oil from it Monday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

  • Fire fighters try to contain flames from a burning oil pipeline in Ijeododo outskirt of Lagos, Nigeria Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The oil pipeline belonging to Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation exploded near Nigeria's largest city as thieves tried to siphon oil from it Monday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alambai

  • Smoke and flames billow from a burning oil pipeline in Ijeododo on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The oil pipeline belonging to Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation exploded near Nigeria's largest city as thieves tried to siphon oil from it Monday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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Chris Brown and Rihanna are snapped having a cuddle after Chris uploaded this picture to his Instagram.....does this mean the dynamic duo are back on??

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Rising flood waters seen surrounding a property in Emsworth, Hampshire

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  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    A car makes its way along a flooded road in Seaham as parts of the UK are braced for further flooding as successive bands of heavy rain move across the country.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    A Christmas tree sits up on a bench, out of the rising flood waters surrounding a property in Emsworth, Hampshire.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Residents pump rising flood waters from around their properties in Emsworth, Hampshire.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    David Pratt attempts to keep the rising flood waters from entering his home in Emsworth, Hampshire.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    David Pratt (right) attempts to keep the rising flood waters from entering his home in Emsworth, Hampshire.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Rising flood waters surround a property in Emsworth, Hampshire.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    The Environment Agency constructs the Bewdley flood defense barrier as the level of river Severn rises, as parts of the UK are braced for further flooding as successive bands of heavy rain move across the country.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    The Environment Agency constructs the Bewdley flood defense barrier as the level of river Severn rises, as parts of the UK are braced for further flooding as successive bands of heavy rain move across the country.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Residents take precautionary measures against possible flooding in Emsworth, Hampshire.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    The Environment Agency constructs the Bewdley flood defense barrier as the level of river Severn rises, as parts of the UK are braced for further flooding as successive bands of heavy rain move across the country.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    A motorist drives his car through flood waters in Chichester, West Sussex. Forecasters are predicting a prolonged period of wet weather right through Christmas.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Shoppers shelter under umbrellas as they pass the Christmas tree in the centre of Chichester, West Sussex. Forecasters are predicting a prolonged period of wet weather right through Christmas.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Drivers go through flood waters in Chichester, West Sussex. Forecasters are predicting a prolonged period of wet weather right through Christmas.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Shoppers shelter under umbrellas as they pass a Christmas pop-up shop in the centre of Chichester, West Sussex. Forecasters are predicting a prolonged period of wet weather right through Christmas.

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    Christmas shoppers brave the bad conditions as wet weather sweeps across Nottingham City Centre.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    A man walks beyond a Christmas tree with fake snow adorning it in the Christmas Wonderland market under a large umbrella, as wet weather sweeps across Nottingham City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 20, 2012. Nottingham has had 33.2mm of rainfall in the last 24 hrs and another 10-15mm is expected this afternoon and evening. Photo credit should read: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Christmas shoppers brave the bad conditions as wet weather sweeps across Nottingham City Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 20, 2012. Nottingham has had 33.2mm of rainfall in the last 24 hrs and another 10-15mm is expected this afternoon and evening. Photo credit should read: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Christmas shoppers brave the bad conditions as wet weather sweeps across Nottingham City Centre.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    People walk through the seasonal Christmas Wonderland market under umbrellas as wet weather sweeps across Nottingham City Centre.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    People walk into the seasonal Christmas Wonderland market under umbrellas as wet weather sweeps across Nottingham City Centre.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Shoppers shelter under umbrellas as they pass a Christmas pop-up shop in the centre of Chichester, West Sussex. Forecasters are predicting a prolonged period of wet weather right through Christmas.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    A woman throws a ball for her dog in the wind and rain on South Beach in Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Waves crash into the sea wall at Seaham Harbour as parts of the UK are braced for further flooding as successive bands of heavy rain move across the country.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Waves crash into the sea wall at Seaham Harbour as parts of the UK are braced for further flooding as successive bands of heavy rain move across the country.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Waves crash into the sea wall at Seaham Harbour as parts of the UK are braced for further flooding as successive bands of heavy rain move across the country.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Waves crash into the sea wall at Seaham Harbour as parts of the UK are braced for further flooding as successive bands of heavy rain move across the country.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Waves crash into the sea wall at Seaham Harbour as parts of the UK are braced for further flooding as successive bands of heavy rain move across the country.

  • Winter weather 20th Dec

    Waves crash into the sea wall at Seaham Harbour as parts of the UK are braced for further flooding as successive bands of heavy rain move across the country.

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hms blyth homecoming

The crew of HMS Blyth wear Santa hats during their homecoming at HM Naval Base on the Clyde. Crew members on board the Royal Navy mine hunter HMS Blyth wore the hats as they celebrated being back in the UK in time for Christmas. The 37-strong crew have completed a six-month NATO deployment

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    The crew of HMS Blyth wear Santa hats during their homecoming at HM Naval Base on the Clyde.

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    The crew of HMS Blyth at work ahead of their homecoming at HM Naval Base on the Clyde.

  • HMS Blyth homecoming

    The crew of HMS Blyth wear Santa hats during their homecoming at HM Naval Base on the Clyde.

  • HMS Blyth homecoming

    The crew of HMS Blyth wear Santa hats during their homecoming at HM Naval Base on the Clyde.

  • HMS Blyth homecoming

    The crew of HMS Blyth wear Santa hats during their homecoming at HM Naval Base on the Clyde.

  • HMS Blyth homecoming

    The crew of HMS Blyth at work ahead of their homecoming at HM Naval Base on the Clyde.

  • HMS Blyth homecoming

    The crew of HMS Blyth wear Santa hats during their homecoming at HM Naval Base on the Clyde. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 20, 2012. Crew members on board the Royal Navy mine hunter HMS Blyth wore the hats as they celebrated being back in the UK in time for Christmas. The 37-strong crew have completed a six-month NATO deployment. See PA story DEFENCE Blyth. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

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