People walk on the North Sea beach near the town of Norddeich, December 5, 2013. A storm named 'Xaver' brought strong winds and high tides to the northern coasts of Germany on Thursday. REUTERS/Ina ... more 
People walk on the North Sea beach near the town of Norddeich, December 5, 2013. A storm named 'Xaver' brought strong winds and high tides to the northern coasts of Germany on Thursday. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: ENVIRONMENT) less 
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Thu, Dec 5, 2013 9:25 AM EST