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In this photo taken on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, thermometer shows as the temperature dropped to -65 degrees Centigrade (-85 degrees Fahrenheit) in Tomtor village in the east of Yakutia, the center of the 2nd Borogonsky heritage of the Oymyakonsky ulus. Tomtor is known as the "Pole of Cold", although this title is disputed by two more settlements Oimyakon and Verkhoyansk. Temperatures in the remote, diamond-rich Russian region of Yakutia have dropped to near-record lows, plunging to -67 degrees Centigrade (-88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas. (sakhalife.ru photo via AP)
Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees FTemperatures in the remote Russian region of Yakutia have dropped to near record lows, plunging to minus 67 degrees Celsius ( minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas
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A health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Pakistani authorities launched an anti-polio campaign in Punjab province as polio remains endemic in Pakistan. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
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FILE - This Aug. 27, 2014 file photo shows Tracy Lynn Garner during her trial in Jackson, Miss. Garner was convicted of depraved heart murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said in a statement Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, that Garner died Sunday. Depraved heart murder is a killing caused by reckless disregard for human life. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
Mississippi inmate in buttocks injection killing has diedAuthorities: Mississippi inmate convicted in 2014 in killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has died
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FILE - This Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, file photo shows a CVS drugstore and pharmacy location in Philadelphia. On Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, CVS said it will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
CVS Pharmacy promises to end touchups of its beauty imagesPharmacy giant CVS says it has a responsibility to think about sending messages of unrealistic body images to girls and young women and will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products
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The logo of Groupe Lactalis is seen as Head of Communication & External Relations, Michel Nalet attends a press conference in Paris, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron has criticized French diary giant Lactalis after major supermarkets admitted this week that baby food recalled over fears of salmonella contamination still made it onto French shelves. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Recall of French baby milk products extended to 83 countriesThe head of French dairy giant Lactalis says that a recall of baby milk products due to a salmonella scare has been enlarged to 83 countries, far more than the previous recall in some 30 nations
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