A man takes a dip in icy water at a pond in a park on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012. Thousands of Russian Orthodox Church followers plunged into icy rivers and ponds across the country to mark Epiphany, during which they cleanse themselves with water deemed holy for the day. Water that is blessed by a cleric on Epiphany is considered holy and pure until next year celebration, and is believed to have special powers of protection and healing.



People ride on top of a crowded commuter train in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012. Indonesia has gone to imaginative extremes to try to stop commuters from illegally riding the roofs of trains, hosing down the scofflaws with Women Canada Goose Montebello Parka Grey Dublin red paint, threatening them with dogs and appealing for help from religious leaders.

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View of the bow of the grounded cruise ship Costa Concordia off the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. Costa Crociere SpA offered uninjured passengers 11,000 ($14,460) apiece to compensate them for lost baggage and the psychological trauma they suffered after their cruise ship ran aground and capsized off Tuscany. The park was 95 percent burned in the Bastrop Complex Fires of Lador Day 2011 and restoration efforts were hampered by the sudden downpour. Construction crews were set to repair the roofs to the log cabins, due to fire damage, in the near future and the road was the only way in and out.

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