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Mourners stand at attention as the bodies of two fallen NYPD police officers are transported from Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York....
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Bentzi Gopstein, leader of the extreme right-wing movement Lehava, is handcuffed as he arrives for his hearing at a Jerusalem Court, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Israeli police on Tuesday arrested 10 Jewish activists from an extremist group opposed to Arab-Jewish coexistence, including its leader, in the first major clampdown against a fringe organization that has become a symbol of rising anti-Arab sentiment. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
Bentzi Gopstein, leader of the extreme right-wing movement Lehava, is handcuffed as he arrives for his hearing at a Jerusalem Court, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014....
Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi , right, delivers his speech during his last campaign rally in Tunis, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Tunisians must decide Sunday between Beji Caid Essebsi, an 88-year-old veteran of previous regimes, and Moncef Marzouki, a 75-year-old human rights activist who is the outgoing interim president. For the third time in just two months, Tunisian voters will head to the polls this weekend, this time to elect a president in a runoff vote that presents a stark choice between the country's past and its Arab Spring revolution. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi , right, delivers his speech during his last campaign rally in Tunis, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Tunisians must...
San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (21) runs past San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram to score on a 52-yard touchdown run during the...
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Ball State guard Francis Kiapway, right, and San Diego State forward Matt Shrigley battle for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball...
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Vancouver Canucks' Jannik Hansen, center, of Denmark, is tended to by a trainer as Radim Vrbata, of the Czech Republic, and Henrik Sedin, right, of Sweden, watch after he was checked during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)
Vancouver Canucks' Jannik Hansen, center, of Denmark, is tended to by a trainer as Radim Vrbata, of the Czech Republic, and Henrik Sedin, right, of Sweden, watch...
Indiana Pacers forward David West, center, flips a pass to guard C.J. Miles, front, as Denver Nuggets forward J.J. Hickson, back, looks on in the first quarter of...
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Indiana Pacers forward Solomon Hill, right, looks to pass the ball as Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler covers in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Indiana Pacers forward Solomon Hill, right, looks to pass the ball as Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler covers in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game...
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