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Patty Wallace walks her Jack Russell terriers Sarah and Frankie along Los Padres Road in Frazier Park, Calif. A weather warning will remain in effect until noon Tuesday after a cold, Pacific storm brought rain and snow to Southern California.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives with his wife, Dottie, at Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. In the courthouse, Sandusky, who is charged with sexual abuse involving 10 boys he met through the Second Mile nonprofit organization, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and opted instead to go straight to trial.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Wilson / Getty Images

Protesters hold portraits of South Korean coastguard officer Lee Cheong-ho during an anti-China protest near the Chinese embassy in Seoul. Lee was stabbed to death by a Chinese fisherman on Monday in an operation to apprehend a Chinese vessel operating illegally near South Korean waters, a South Korean official said. Two South Koreans were stabbed in the operation in the Yellow Sea off the west coast near the border with North Korea, the coastguard said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jae-Won / Reuters

A Pakistani child weeps after being rescued by police during a raid at an Islamic seminary on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistani police discovered drug addicts held in chains at an Islamic seminary that offered rehabilitation services and said that young children were also sometimes shackled at the institution.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shakil Adil / Associated Press

Police officers surround a dead body at the Place St. Lambert square in Liege, Belgium, where a man threw explosives. A gunman killed four people, including himself, in an attack, Belgian media reported.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thierry Roge / Reuters

People with disabilities protest in Athens in front of a police cordon during a demonstration against austerity measures in Greece.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yannis Behrakis / Reuters

A man pulls a female Siberian tiger shot dead in a forest hours after it escaped from the local zoo of Sibiu, about 186 miles northwest of Bucharest, central Romania. The tiger was shot when it attacked the hunters who were trying to tranquilize it, a spokesperson for the Sibiu townhall, said. The big cat had escaped from the zoo in the morning after the keeper apparently left the gate ajar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Marcovici / AFP

Crowds watch as a sword- and shield-wielding Boothappas walk on Hindu devotees lying on a road to seek blessings during the Jillaragunta Jathra religious event in Bhaktharahalli in Andhra Pradesh, India. Jillaragunta Jathre is a daylong event that draws close to 10,000 people and takes place in Baktharahalli, a tiny village on the borders of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manjunath Kiran / AFP

Egypt's Mohamed Elbohy tries to score in front of Sudan's Mahmoud Doleeb Mohanad, right, during a handball game at the Arab Games in Doha, Qatar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fadi al-Assaad / Reuters

Windsurfers prepare to race at the ISAF World Sailing Championships off Fremantle near Perth, Australia.


An employee of Landgut Pretschen in Germany wears a head light as she checks chicory production. Also called Belgian endives, the plant is cultivated underground or indoors so that the leaves won't turn green and open prematurely.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick Pleul / DPA

French soldiers serving with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon decorate the Nativity scene at their base in the southern Lebanese village of Deir Kifa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mahmoud Zayyat / AFP

An Indian family walks out of the doorway of the Lord Hanuman Hindu Temple in the Karol Bagh neighborhood of New Delhi, India. Lord Hanuman, the monkey god, is one of the most revered of gods in Hinduism.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated Press

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