Spanish cargo ship rescue, Joe Biden, a flying fox and more.
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A military helicopter lifts a rescuer and sailor after a Spanish cargo ship with a failed engine slammed into a jetty Wednesday in the choppy Atlantic Ocean waters off the coast of Anglet, France. One of 12 crew members suffered an injury and fuel leaked into the water, officials said.
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GRAPHIC CONTENT - Newly enlisted Central African Armed Forces, or FACA, soldiers drag the lifeless body of a suspected Muslim Seleka militiaman moments after Central African Republic Interim President Catherine Samba-Panza addressed the troops Wednesday in Bangui, Central African Republic.
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A teapot inside a home is covered by ash from Mount Sinabung on Wednesday in Sibintun in North Sumatra, Indonesia.
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A woman poses with the Olympic rings as preparations continue for the 2014 Winter Olympics Wednesday in Sochi, Russia. The opening ceremony is Friday, Feb. 7, and the competition will run until Feb. 23.
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Vice President Joe Biden gestures while speaking at the 2014 UAW National Community Action Program Conference on Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
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Snow surrounds a statue of a man sleepwalking in his underpants on the campus of Wellesley College Wednesday in Wellesley, Mass. The sculpture, entitled "Sleepwalker," is part of an exhibit by Tony Matelli at the college's Davis Museum.
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A wildlife carer releases a grey-headed flying fox in Centennial Park on Wednesday in Sydney, Australia.
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Bonhams auction house displays vintage and classic cars during an exhibition Wednesday at the Grand Palais in Paris.
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African asylum seekers who entered Israel illegally via Egypt use blankets to protect themselves from the cold during a continuing protest for refugee status Wednesday in Tel Aviv's Levinsky Park.
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Waves crash against the Dawlish seafront and the railway line that has been closed due to storm damage on Wednesday in Devon, England.
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White lioness Azira lies in her cage Tuesday with her three white cubs born last week in a private zoo in Borysew, Poland.