Top photos and videos of the day: Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

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This 105-year-old doesn’t plan on giving up swimming any time soon:

One house, 400 snakes:

Call this dog whatever you want, but don’t call her Butkus:


A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

Brookhaven police monitor a car fire in a vehicle left overnight by a motorist who was stranded by impassable roads after winter weather moved through Georgia. | AP Photo

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A stork, called Bedriska, that spends its winters in Vicenice, picks food left by a villager. Bedriska was injured when it was young and not left and since then stays in the Czech Republic over the winter. | Getty Images

A Bahraini anti-government protester holding petrol bombs confronts riot police firing tear gas and shotguns during clashes in Diraz, Bahrain. Clashes erupted after a mourning procession for a young man shot dead by police. A Bahraini court ordered Wednesday that a council of Shiite clerics be disbanded, the group and the country’s main opposition group said, a decision likely to exacerbate strained political tensions in the small Gulf island kingdom. | AP Photo

Vedad Ibisevic of Stuttgart scores his team’s first goal against David Alaba (L) and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer of Muenchen during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Bayern Muenchen at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany. | Getty Images

Denver Broncos head coach John Fox speaks to the media. | Getty Images

Honduran troops, who are preparing to travel to Haiti on the a UN Stabilization Mission, salute in the southern outskirts of Tegucigalpa. | Getty Images

Cameron White of Australia hits a boundary during game one of the International Twenty20 series between Australia and England at Blundstone Arena in Hobart, Australia. | Getty Images

The University of Connecticut’s new mascot, Jonathan XIV, left, a Siberian Husky, sits next to his predecessor, Jonathan XIII, after being introduced at a UConn Board of Trustees meeting. | AP Photo

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“The shooter is still at large, so let’s pray for justice to prevail, and then let’s move on and let’s celebrate — celebrate the independence of this nation,” state Sen. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, said shortly after the shooting that left six dead and at least 30 wounded.
If only “Choose Life” were applied to guns as well as the reproductive decisions of strangers.
Bobby Crimo used an AR-15-style rifle in the attack that was purchased legally, police said at a news conference Tuesday. But no motive was given.
A Jewish security group says that, after seeing photos of Robert E. “Bobby” Crimo III, a Highland Park rabbi “recognized him” as the man turned away from a Passover service at his synagogue in April.
The family said it believes the incident last Friday evening was racially motivated. The boy is of Puerto Rican descent and the man was white.