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Lightning bolts strike through the sky near Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, late Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. A violent lightning and rain storm swept across Rio de Janeiro, flooding streets and knocking out power in some neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Renata Brito)
Photos of the Day - January 17, 2014
The Associated Press
First Published Jan 17 2014 10:54 pm • Last Updated Jan 17 2014 10:54 pm
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A collection of some of the day's best wire photos, from around the world.