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Santa Claus waves to the crowd from his flying sleigh drawn by reindeer over the Geneva Lake and in front of the Swiss and French alps as the sunset on the first day of the 20th edition of the Christmas Market in Montreux, Switzerland.

Protestors march shouting slogans and carrying signs through neighborhoods in St. Louis, Missouri. People are waiting for the Grand Jury verdict over the police slaying of Michael Brown, an African-American teenager who was shot and killed by a Ferguson,

The 405 m long suspension bridge `highline179` connects the ruins of the Castle Ehrenberg with the remains of the Roman fortress `Claudia` near Reutte in Tyrol, Austria. For a fee of EUR8 anyone daring enough can cross the valley at a height of 112,7 m ab

A handout picture by the Uralkali Company Press Service shows an aerial view of a sinkhole 3.5 km east of the Solikamsk-2 mine in the Perm region, Russia. The sinkhole, measuring 20 by 30 m, could grow in size but according to local emergency services pos

Bourgogne wine maker Laboure-Roi vice president Thibault Garin (R) and guests toast with their glass filled with 2014 Beaujolais Nouveau wine as they enjoy a `wine bath` at Hakone Kowakien Yunessun hot spring resorts in Japan, 20 November 2014, the day of

A man mounts a green duck puppet onto the roof of a Christmas market stall on the Christmas market at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin, Germany, 20 November 2014. Christmas markets around Berlin will open officially on 24 November 2014.

Immigrant flamingo birds look for food in the Arabian Gulf waters of Kuwait City, Kuwait, 20 November 2014.

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Historic Amounts of Snow In New York

1 of 10 | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 19:17 EPA/BGNES

A man shovels deep snow in a neighborhood just south of Buffalo, New York.

“Historic” bad weather across the US claimed eight lives in the state of New York and buried it under metres of snow.

Another wave of stormy weather is forecast to sweep across the city of Buffalo on Thursday, bringing the total snowfall this week up to levels normally expected over an entire year.

The new fall will undermine the efforts ...

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