Today in Pictures: February 9
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Ashley Treni and Alexis Sypek, from The Robin Hood Foundation, an organization that helps the poor, check their notations during a count and survey of homeless persons on the streets of New York. Hundreds of people fanned out across the city to conduct the survey just after midnight.
An Afghan laborer uses machinery to fluff a bale of raw cotton for use in making pillows and mattresses, at his traditional shop in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Rescue teams work the site where two trains collided head-on near Bad Aibling, Germany. Several people have been killed and dozens were injured.
A Pakistani man walks past, during a foggy morning in Lahore, Pakistan.
A health worker fumigates to prevent Dengue, Chikunguya and Zika virus, at Martires 19 de Julio cemetery in the outskirts of Lima, Peru. The Aedes aegypti mosquito known to spread the Zika virus lives and breeds in people's homes and yards, making it tough to reach with sprays and often requiring labor-intensive door-to-door interventions.
A man carries an umbrella as a light snow falls in Baltimore.
Town moderator Leslie Schoof casts a ballot for a resident after they voted in New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary in Hart's Location, New Hampshire. The community of Hart's Location is one of three tiny New Hampshire towns that cast the state's first votes of the primary, as the clock strikes midnight.
The ball breaks from the hug in a ditch during the annual Shrovetide football match in Ashbourne, Derbyshire. The game which dates back to the 17th century is played by two teams, the Up'ards and the Down'ards, the aim of the game is to score by tapping the ball three times on stone goal plinths which are three miles apart on the banks of the River Henmore.
People walk past damaged buildings in the Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria.
A girl wearing a monkey mask atop her head is seen at the Longtan park as the Chinese Lunar New Year is celebrated in Beijing.