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PHOTOS: The day in pictures — December 14, 2017

Photos PHOTOS: The day in pictures — December 14, 2017 Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool, The Associated Press

The Russian Soyuz MS-05 space capsule lands about 150 km (90 miles) south-east of the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Three astronauts on Thursday landed back on Earth after nearly six months aboard the International Space Station.

Menahem Kahana, AFP/Getty Images

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man and woman light candles on the second night of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, in the Ultra-Orthodox neighbourhood of Mea Shearim of Jerusalem, on Dec. 13, 2017 The holiday commemorates the re-dedication of the holy temple in Jerusalem after the Jews' 165 B.C. victory over the Hellenist Syrians when Antiochus, the Greek King of Syria, outlawed Jewish rituals and ordered the Jews to worship Greek gods.

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Manchester United's Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku (R) heads the ball past Bournemouth's Dutch defender Nathan Ake to score during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Bournemouth at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on Dec. 13, 2017.

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A man walks in front of a Soyuz rocket installed as a monument in Baikonur city, near the Russian leased Kazakh Baikonur cosmodrome on Dec. 14, 2017. The temperature in Baikonur falls to 11 C (13 F) degrees below zero, but due to wind and humidity it feels more like -18 C (0 F).

Ciro Fusco, ANSA via The Associated Press

A Neapolitan artisan gives the finishing touches to a nativity scene featuring statuettes of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, both placed behind the bars of a prison, in his shop in Naples, Italy, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Naples' Christmas artisans are at it again, turning figures from current events into ceramic characters to decorate miniature Nativity scenes that take over Italian living rooms this time of year.

Prakash Singh, AFP/Getty Images

Indian children ride a bicycle to school on a cold, foggy morning in New Delhi on Dec. 14, 2017.

Haidar Mohammed Ali, AFP/Getty Images

A picture taken on Dec. 14, 2017 shows the Bin Omar natural gas facility, part of the Basra Gas Company, north of the southern Iraqi port of Basra.

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Mourners leave after attending the Grenfell Tower National Memorial Service at St Paul's Cathedral in London on Dec. 14, 2017, to mark the six month anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire. Britain marked on December 14, 2017, the six-month anniversary of London's Grenfell Tower fire that killed 71 people, with most survivors still awaiting permanent housing and sagging confidence in a public probe into the tragedy.

Asif Hassan, AFP/Getty Images

Arrested Indian fishermen look out from police cell at a police station in the Pakistani port city of Karachi on Dec. 14, 2017. Pakistani coast guards arrested 43 Indian fishermen and seized seven boats for illegally fishing in Pakistan's territorial waters.

David Gannon, AFP/Getty Images

A lifeguard walks on the beach as the sun sets behind the Pacific Ocean in Zipolite, Oaxaca state, Mexico on Dec. 14, 2017.

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Expand By Glen Barber | gbarber@denverpost.com | The Denver Post December 14, 2017 at 8:26 pm A selection of photos from around the world Thursday, December 14, 2017.

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