Top News Photos: Boris Johnson Wins UK General Election, NJ Market Shooting, More

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives back at 10 Downing Street after visiting Buckingham Palace where he was given permission to form the next government during an audience with Queen Elizabeth II on Dec. 13, 2019, in London, England. The Conservative Party won by a landslide in the UK General Election, winning 364 of the 650 seats available with one seat left to declare. Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the first UK winter election for nearly a century in an attempt to gain a working majority to break the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit.
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Police officers respond to an active shooting in Jersey City on Dec. 10, 2019, in New Jersey. One officer and three civilians were shot and killed when two gunmen with a long rifle opened fire at a Jersey City kosher market.
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A copy of the Articles of Impeachment filed by House lawmakers are seen on Dec. 10, 2019, in Washington, D.C. House Democrats said they are pushing ahead with two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
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A volcano erupts on White Island, New Zealand, on Dec. 9, 2019. Unstable conditions continued to hamper rescue workers from searching for people missing and feared dead after the volcano off the New Zealand coast erupted in a towering blast of ash and scalding steam while dozens of tourists explored its surface.
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Thick smoke from wildfires shroud the Opera House in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. Hot dry conditions have brought an early start to the Australian fire season.
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Republican staff attorney Steve Castor, left, and Democratic staff attorney Daniel Goldman and are sworn in to testify as the House Judiciary Committee hears investigative findings in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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A hundred activists hold portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to urge France to take action during the U.N. COP 25 climate talks in Madrid, during a gathering at Place du Trocadero facing the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. Environmental activists around France have removed President Emmanuel Macron’s official portrait from town halls around the country in an unusual protest movement aimed at pushing him to do more to slow climate change.
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A U.S. Marine stands in front of the USS Missouri during a ceremony to mark the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Survivors and members of the public gathered in Pearl Harbor to remember those killed when Japanese planes bombed the Hawaii naval base 78 years ago and launched the U.S. into World War II. About a dozen survivors of the attack attended the annual ceremony, the youngest of whom are now in their late 90s.
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“The World’s Big Sleep Out” participants spend the night in Times Square to raise awareness of global homelessness on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in New York.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced that the House will proceed with articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the Speaker’s Balcony in the U.S. Capitol, Dec. 5, 2019, in Washington, D.C. After weeks of hearings by the House Intelligence and Judiciary committees, Pelosi found enough support among House Democrats to proceed with impeachment against Trump, who is accused of seeking foreign help to investigate a domestic political opponent.
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The 77-foot Norway spruce erected in New York’s Rockefeller Plaza turns on for the 87th annual “Christmas in Rockefeller.”
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Constitutional law experts, from left, Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman, Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan, University of North Carolina Law School professor Michael Gerhardt and George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley, are sworn in to testify during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Leaders of the NATO alliance countries, and its secretary general, join Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles for a group picture during a reception at Buckingham Palace in London, Tuesday Dec. 3, 2019, as they gathered to mark 70-years of the alliance.
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An NTSB air safety investigator examines the wreckage of the Pilatus PC-12 on Dec. 2, 2019, that crashed in Chamberlain, South Dakota shortly after departure from Chamberlain Municipal Airport on Nov. 30. Nine people, including two children, died in the crash.
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The family of Jack Merritt take part in a vigil at The Guildhall to honor him and Saskia Jones, both victims of Friday’s attack on the London Bridge, in Cambridge, England, Dec. 2, 2019. The bridge reopened to cars and pedestrians three days after a man previously convicted of terrorism offenses stabbed Merritt and Jones to death and injured three others before being shot and killed by police.
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Protesters march during a rally in Hong Kong, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. China suspended visits to Hong Kong by U.S. military ships and aircrafts and threatened to sanction other NGOs with ties to the U.S. after President Donald Trump signed a law sanctioning Chinese and Hong Kong officials found carrying out human rights abuses.
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Visitors walk into a pollution pod, an immersive art installation which encourages visitors to experience the daily reality of air pollution lived by millions, during the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 at the ‘IFEMA – Feria de Madrid’ exhibition centre, in Madrid, on December 2, 2019. – Spain’s Socialist government offered to host this year’s UN climate conference, known as COP25, from December 2 to December 13, 2019, after the event’s original host Chile withdrew last month due to deadly riots over economic inequality.
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Dutch police block a shopping street after a stabbing incident in the center of The Hague, Netherlands, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Dutch police say multiple people have been injured in a stabbing incident in The Hague’s main shopping street.
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Police evacuate people from Borough Market on the south side of London Bridge in London, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. British police say several people have stabbed near to London Bridge, and a man has been detained. The news came after witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area.
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A koala named Paul from Lake Innes Nature Reserve recovers from his burns in the ICU at The Port Macquarie Koala Hospital on Nov. 29, 2019 in Port Macquarie, Australia. Volunteers from the Koala Hospital have been working alongside National Parks and Wildlife Service crews searching for koalas following weeks of devastating bushfires across New South Wales and Queensland. Koalas rescued from fire grounds have been brought back to the hospital for treatment. An estimated million hectares of land has been burned by bushfire across Australia following catastrophic fire conditions in recent weeks, killing an estimated 1000 koalas along with other wildlife.
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A blaze runs through a plant in Port Neches, Texas, after it exploded early Wednesday morning on Nov. 27, 2019. Three employees were injured from the blast at the plant, which manufactures chemical and petroleum-based products.
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Rescuers search at a damaged building after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Thumane, western Albania, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. Rescue crews used excavators to search for survivors trapped in toppled apartment buildings Tuesday after a powerful pre-dawn earthquake in Albania killed at least 14 people and injured more than 600.
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President Donald Trump throws a hat as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally in Sunrise, Fla., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. Trump will join the rest of his family and spend the Thanksgiving holiday at his Mar-a-Lago estate.
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People gather on the Roemerberg Square to visit the traditional Christmas market in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019.
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A helicopter drops water on the Cave Fire burning along Highway 154 in Los Padres National Forest, Calif., above Santa Barbara on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019.
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