A lone demonstrator waits to be arrested as hundreds of LAPD officers disperse a crowd who spilled out of the Occupy L.A. encampment during an early morning police sweep.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
Crews work late into the night recycling garbage as fires burn at a local garbage dump.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paula Bronstein / Getty ImagesLink
Security forces watch over a demonstration by supporters of South Ossetian presidential candidate Alla Dzhioyeva. A court in Georgia's Moscow-backed breakaway region of South Ossetia has thrown out the results of a vote for president and ordered a new election in March.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EDUARD KORNIYENKO / ReutersLink
A firefighter looks down from a ladder at the scene of a burning residential tower in Hong Kong. The fire killed eight people and injured 24, police said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AARON TAM / AFPLink
Indian police talk to an injured person at the site of a bomb blast. The explosion, coming days ahead of a visit by the prime minister, killed a man suspected of planting the bomb, police said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRDEL / AFPLink
Hillary Clinton waves from her car after landing in Myanmar, becoming the first U.S. secretary of State to visit the country in more than 50 years.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAMIR SAGOLJ / ReutersLink
People gather around lighted candles to mark the upcoming World AIDS Day on Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NAVESH CHITRAKAR / ReutersLink
Fireworks burst behind the Sydney Opera House, bathed in red light with a figure of two hands. The event is part of the lead-up to World AIDS Day on Thursday, when more than 50 landmarks and monuments around the world are to turn red in support of the campaign.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Rycroft / Associated PressLink
Birds fly beneath a helicopter as it passes over the Swiss parliament building carrying a large Christmas tree for Federal Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PASCAL LAUENER / ReutersLink
An Suzuki employee introduces the automaker's "Q-Concept" car during the Tokyo Motor Show
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TORU YAMANAKA / AFPLink
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