Day in Pics: 7th January

Jan 07, 2016, 08:31 AM IST
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Lefteris Chrisomallos from Greece kisses a wooden cross after he retrieved it, during an Epiphany ceremony in Izmir, Turkey.

Lefteris Chrisomallos from Greece kisses a wooden cross after he retrieved it, during an Epiphany ceremony in Izmir, Turkey.

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Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins, left, is hugged by former student Rachel Brooks after a news conference in Chicago.

Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins, left, is hugged by former student Rachel Brooks after a news conference in Chicago.

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an employee stands as snow falls at Northstar California.

an employee stands as snow falls at Northstar California.

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Officers from the Korea Meteorological Administration point at the epicenter of seismic waves in North Korea, at the National Earthquake and Volcano Center of the Korea Meteorological Administration in Seoul, South Korea.

Officers from the Korea Meteorological Administration point at the epicenter of seismic waves in North Korea, at the National Earthquake and Volcano Center of the Korea Meteorological Administration in Seoul, South Korea.

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Security forces jawan guard near the site of grenade attack by militants at a CRPF camp at Mominabad in Anantnag district of South Kashmir.

Security forces jawan guard near the site of grenade attack by militants at a CRPF camp at Mominabad in Anantnag district of South Kashmir.

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CPM politburo member Brinda Karat takes selfie with participants as she arrives for the inauguration of the Women’s Parliament function in Kochi.

CPM politburo member Brinda Karat takes selfie with participants as she arrives for the inauguration of the Women’s Parliament function in Kochi.

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This image provided by CU-Boulder shows the galaxy SDSS J1126+2944 taken with the Hubble Space Telescope and the Chandra X-ray Observatory, with an arrow placed by the source pointing to a black hole that lost most of its stars. The University of Colorados Julie Comerford has discovered something even rarer than a double-black hole galaxy: a skinny black hole. Her findings were reported Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016 at the American Astronomical Societys annual meeting.

This image provided by CU-Boulder shows the galaxy SDSS J1126+2944 taken with the Hubble Space Telescope and the Chandra X-ray Observatory, with an arrow placed by the source pointing to a black hole that lost most of its stars. The University of Colorados Julie Comerford has discovered something even rarer than a double-black hole galaxy: a skinny black hole. Her findings were reported Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016 at the American Astronomical Societys annual meeting.

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Bosnian Serb men ride horses as they prepare for a traditional parade for the Orthodox Christmas Eve, in the village of Glamocani near Bosnian town of Banja Luka, 350 km northwest of Sarajevo.

Bosnian Serb men ride horses as they prepare for a traditional parade for the Orthodox Christmas Eve, in the village of Glamocani near Bosnian town of Banja Luka, 350 km northwest of Sarajevo.

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