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A woman begs for money amid passers-by in Milan, Italy, amid tough times. The number of jobless people in the 17 European Union countries that use the euro rose to 18.8 million, the highest figure since the single currency was founded in 1999. (Associated Press)

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Alabama head coach Nick Saban poses with The Coaches' Trophy during a BCS National Championship college football game news conference Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Alabama defeated Notre Dame 42-14 Monday night to win the national championship. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin skated with his team Tuesday for the first time since the end of the NHL lockout. The winger spent the hiatus playing for Dynamo Moscow. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin played 31 games for Dynamo Moscow during the NHL lockout, compiling 19 goals and 21 assists. The 48-game regular season is expected to start Saturday, Jan. 19. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin skated with his team Tuesday for the first time since the end of the NHL lockout. In good spirits, Ovechkin sported a Russian-language shirt (below) that said, “What, I am the most beautiful one here again?” The winger spent the hiatus playing for Dynamo Moscow. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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**FILE** Democratic candidate Ron Barber (right), who won an election to fill former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' congressional seat, celebrates the victory on June 12, 2012, with Giffords and supporters at a post-election event, in Tucson, Ariz. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Democratic candidate Ron Barber (right), who won an election to fill former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' congressional seat, celebrates the victory on June 12, 2012, with Giffords and supporters at a post-election event, in Tucson, Ariz. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this July 19, 2007, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds hits a three-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago. With the cloud of steroids shrouding the candidacies of Bonds, Roger Clemens and others, baseball writers on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, might not elect anyone to the Hall of Fame for only the second time in four decades. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

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**FILE** Timmy Benson wears a wet towel on his head on July 6, 2012, as he cools off in a fountain set up outside Busch Stadium before a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Miami Marlins in St. Louis. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Timmy Benson wears a wet towel on his head on July 6, 2012, as he cools off in a fountain set up outside Busch Stadium before a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Miami Marlins in St. Louis. (Associated Press)

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Alabama's C.J. Mosley holds up The Coaches' Trophy after the BCS National Championship college football game against Notre Dame Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Miami. Alabama won 42-14. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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FILE - This June 3, 2012 file photo shows Miss Alabama, Katherine Webb, competing in the swimsuit competition during the 2012 Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas. Webb, Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron's model girlfriend, became a hot topic on Twitter as her guy was helping the Tide blowout Notre Dame in the BCS NCAA college football game Monday night, Jan. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

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FILE - Milwaukee Buck head coach Scott Skiles argues a call during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, in this Dec. 5, 2012 file photo taken in San Antonio. Skiles and the Milwaukee Bucks have allegedly decided to part ways after just over four seasons together, ending a working relationship that seemed to been teetering on the brink for quite some time according to a person with knowledge of the move. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) and forward Trevor Ariza, center, celebrate Beal's game winning shot in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Washington. The Wizards won 101-99.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Alabama's Eddie Lacy (42) runs past Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell during the second half of Alabama's 42-14 win in the BCS National Championship college football game in Miami on Jan. 7, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Alabama's Eddie Lacy (42) runs past Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell during the second half of Alabama's 42-14 win in the BCS National Championship college football game in Miami on Jan. 7, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Argentina's Lionel Messi, one of the nominees for the FIFA Men's World Soccer Player of the Year Award,attends a press conference during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2013 held at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Switzerland, on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Keystone/Steffen Schmidt)

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** FILE ** This Sept 7, 2012 photo shows Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte as he arrives to the Emporio Armani Opening Party during Fashion Week in New York. Lochte is among the Latino U.S. Olympians to be honored at this year’s ALMA Awards. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)

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Holding signs showing their support of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, two fans stand stunned Sunday night after Washington lost its wild-card game to Seattle 24-14. Griffin gave hope to fans all season, but that hope and the accompanying hype overshadowed the reality that 22-year-olds are all too human. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

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Karl Alzner and his Capitals teammates know that getting into game shape after a long layoff will be a challenge. (The Washington Times)