Photos of the day for Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

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A look at some of the stories happening around the U.S. and world in photos.

Rayapati Sambasiva Rao, Member of Indian Parliament and Chairman of the Committee on Violation of Protocol Norms and Contemptuous Behaviour of Government Officers, presents a scarf to President Barack Obama during a receiving line before a State Dinner at Rashtrapati Bhawan, the Presidential Palace, in New Delhi, India on Sunday. | Getty Images

People look at burned out cars as they walk along a street in the southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol on Sunday, a day after a rocket barrage blamed on Kremlin-backed Ukrainian rebels killed 30 in the city. President Barack Obama vowed to ramp up pressure on Russia after a rocket barrage blamed on Kremlin-backed Ukrainian rebels. | Getty Images

A competitor with a Dalek on his head takes part in the annual UK Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido in London, England. Participants from around the world brave the cold water to compete in a selection of different swimming races. | Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

A woman casts her ballot at a polling station in a school in a suburb of Athens. European leaders fear that Greece could abandon the Euro, write off some of its national debt and put an end to the country’s austerity by renegotiating the terms of its bailout with the radical Syriza party in power. Greece’s potential withdrawal from the eurozone has become known as the ‘Grexit’. | Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Supporters of the opposition radical leftist Syriza party cheer at exit poll results showing Syriza with a clear lead. | Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Supporters of the Pegida movement hold German flags during their weekly demonstration on Sunday in Dresden. Pegida is an acronym for ‘Patriotische Europaeer Gegen die Islamisierung des Abendlandes,’ which translates to ‘Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamification of the West,’ and has quickly gained a spreading mass appeal by demanding a more restrictive policy on Germany’s acceptance of foreign refugees and asylum seekers. | Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

Carina Vogt of Germany competes during day two of the Women Ski Jumping World Cup event at Schattenberg-Schanze Erdinger Arena on Sunday in Oberstdorf, Germany. | Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images

(L-R) Brady Leman of Canada, Michael Forslund of Sweden, Filip Flisar of Slovenia and Bastien Midol of France compete in the Men’s Ski Cross Finals during the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships 2015 on Sunday in Kreischberg, Austria. | Clive Rose/Getty Images

Chievo Verona goalkeeper Albano Bizzarri, top left, and Juventus’ Martin Caceres collide as they go for the ball during a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Chievo Verona at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy on Sunday. | AP Photo/Massimo Pinca

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