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Fishermen in wetsuits hunt dolphins at a cove in Taiji

Fishermen in wetsuits hunt dolphins at a cove in Taiji, western Japan, January 20, 2014. In an unusual move, U.S. ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy has expressed deep concern over the traditional dolphin hunt in western Japan, where local fisherman corral dolphins in a secluded bay before killing many for meat. The annual dolphin hunt currently underway in Taiji in western Japan has long been a source of controversy and was the topic of "The Cove," an Oscar-winning documentary. REUTERS/Adrian Mylne (JAPAN - Tags: ANIMALS ENVIRONMENT POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Photos of the day - January 20, 2014

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated across the U.S., the Australian Open heats up in Melbourne and Mt. Sinabung volcano spews more lava in Indonesia are just a few of our photos of the day for January 20, 2014.

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