Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, January 2, 2013. US stocks shot up Wednesday on news of a fiscal-cliff deal in Congress that prevented most tax increases and delayed sharp spending cuts. A half hour into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 263.18 points (2.01 percent) at 13,367.32. The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite added 80.27 points (2.66 percent) at 3,099.78, while the broad-market S&P 500 gained 30.24 (2.12 percent) at 1,456.43. In the first trading day of the new year, Wall Street joined a global equities rally celebrating the passage of a bill that avoids the 'fiscal cliff' of automatic spending cuts and tax increases. AFP PHOTO/STEPHEN CHERNIN
Francisco Sanchez enters court for an arraignment on July 7, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Francisco Sanchez pleaded not guilty to charges that he shot and killed 32 year-old Kathryn Steinle as she walked on Pier 14 in San Francisco with her father last week.
Revellers attend a mass during the second day of the San Fermin Running of the Bulls festival on July 7, 2015 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway entitled 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the daily running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona to the bull ring.
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Bullfighter Pepe Moral performs during a bullfight as part of the second day of the San Fermin Running of the Bulls festival on July 7, 2015 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway entitled 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the daily running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona to the bull ring.
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King Felipe VI of Spain (C) and Queen Letizia of Spain (L) receive Peruvian President Ollanta Humala Tasso (R) at the Royal Palace on July 7, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
State Sen. Vincent Sheehen and fellow lawmakers complete the final votes in the Senate on the removal of the Confederate flag from the capitol grounds at the South Carolina Statehouse July 7, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Sheehen was a sponsor of the bill to remove the flag. Lawmakers in the SC House of Representatives will tackle the vote next.
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Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at an organizational rally on July 7, 2015 at the Iowa City Public Library in Iowa City, Iowa. The campaign stop provided a few hundred supporters and campaing workers with an oppurtunity to hear from the former Sectratary of State about her platform for her run the office of President of the United States.