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The city of Pasadena declared a state of emergency Thursday and requested aid from the L.A. Department of Public Works after high winds downed trees and power lines, blocking roads and damaging buildings.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Edward Jones and Tiffany Walker walk around a downed light pole at t Lake and Claremont streets in Pasadena.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

A protester dressed like Miss Piggy bathes in mud at Het Plein in front of the House of Representatives in The Hague. The protest was held with Milieudefensie, a Dutch environmental organization, to demonstrate against the further expansion of livestock farming.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBIN UTRECHT / European Pressphoto Agency

The sails of the Sydney Opera House turn red during a World Aids Day reception.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

Portuguese activists link hands during the World Aids Day celebration in Porto. World AIDS Day, observed on Dec. 1 every year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSE COELHO / European Pressphoto Agency

Vital signs are reflected on a monitor during a live kidney transplant operation at Semmelweis University Hospital in Budapest. Beginning in January, Hungary will join Eurotransplant, an international nonprofit organization coordinating organ transplants and donors in its member countries.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BALAZS MOHAI / European Pressphoto Agency

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at the headquarters of United Bank Limited in downtown Islamabad. Reports said the fire was caused by an electric short-circuit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KHAQAN KHAWER / European Pressphoto Agency

A member of dancer-illusionists company Momix performs during a media rehearsal of its latest show "reMIX."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGIO PEREZ / Reuters

Covered with snow from last year, mountains frame the Safiental valley. Unusually warm and dry weather has Switzerland's ski resorts on edge ahead of the traditional start of the ski season on the first weekend of December.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arno Balzarini / Associated Press

The pipe band from the British Army's Royal Scots Dragoon Guards regiment marches past St. Giles Cathedral in the Royal Mile to mark their return from a tour of duty in Helmand Province in Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID MOIR / Reuters

Workers arrange steel pipes at a factory. China's manufacturing activity declined in November for the first time in 33 months, official data showed, as deepening global economic woes affected the country's key export sector.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

A laborer takes a nap on his handcart at the closed Mangaldas market. Shopkeepers and traders in India went on a one-day strike as the main opposition party stepped up protests against plans to open the country's retail sector to foreign chains.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP / Getty Images

Two artists from Birdhouse Factory circus perform on a downtown street during a promotional event. The show, with performers from Canada, Mongolia, Israel and the United States ages 22 to 45, blends circus skills, wild machines and theatrical elements.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vincent Yu / Associated Press

An Indian man works at a textile factory in Ahmadabad. India's economic growth skidded to 6.9% in the July-September quarter, its lowest in more than two years, and it is forecast to slow further amid delayed economic reforms and a worsening global outlook.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ajit Solanki / Associated Press

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Today marks the 23rd anniversary of World AIDS Day. The sails of the Sydney Opera House turn red during a World Aids Day reception and Portuguese activists link hands during the World Aids Day celebration in Porto.

Elsewhere, unusually warm and dry weather has Switzerland’s ski resorts on edge, as images of snow-free slopes threaten the traditional start of the ski season on the first weekend of December; a pipe band from the British Army’s Royal Scots Dragoon Guards regiment march past St. Giles Cathedral in Scotland; and a protester dressed like Miss Piggy bathes in mud at Het Plein in front of the House of Representatives in The Hague.

Add stops in Pakistan, Spain, China and India to round out the report.

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