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January 28, 2020 Noah Singer
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RUSSIA Fiery tribute: Fire dancers performed in St. Petersburg on Monday during celebrations marking the 76th anniversary of the full liberation of Leningrad from a Nazi German blockade during World War II. AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky


VIRGINIA Making change: Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy held her son, Alex Foy, as she celebrated the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond on Monday. Virginia is the 38th state to ratify the amendment, which seeks to secure equal legal rights for American citizens regardless of sex. AP Photo/Steve Helber


BOLIVIA High hopes: Supporters held presidential candidate Luis Alberto Arce Catacora of the Movement Towards Socialism party on Tuesday before he boarded a flight to El Alto. Arce has been named by exiled Bolivian President Evo Morales as his party’s candidate for the May 3 election. AP Photo/Juan Karita


PHILIPPINES Larger than life: People walked over a large painting of former NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at a basketball court in Taguig on Tuesday. Artists from a nearby apartment building painted the image after learning of Bryant’s death. AP Photo/Aaron Favila


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BRAZIL In pieces: A resident carried parts of a bed on Monday after recovering them from a home damaged by a landslide in Belo Horizonte. More than 30,000 people have been displaced and over 59 have been killed by heavy rainfall in southeast Brazil. AP Photo/Gustavo Andrade


ISRAEL Denied a voice: Palestinian protesters shouted slogans in Gaza City on Monday during a protest against President Donald Trump’s peace plan. As of Tuesday morning Trump is set to unveil the plan with Israel’s prime minister at his side. Palestinians have no say in the process. AP Photo/Khalil Hamra


CAMBODIA In the shade: A Buddhist monk received alms from devotees in Phnom Penh on Tuesday. AP Photo/Heng Sinith

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