Darren McKenzie Taylor rallies with a fellow Occupy LA protestor as he dangles from ropes tied to a traffic signal pole over the shut-down lanes of the west-bound Santa Monica Blvd. at the intersection of Ave. of the Stars in Century City.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
Huntington Beach — Pedestrians stroll with their umbrellas on the Huntington Beach Pier under a light drizzle before sunrise.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Munich — A man rides a bicycle on a snowy day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VICTORIA BONN-MEUSER / DPALink
Sydney, Australia — A swimmer heads toward a red algae bloom Tuesday at Clovelly Beach. The algae bloom along vast stretches of Australia's southeastern coastline has resulted in beach closures.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WILLIAM WEST / AFPLink
São Paulo, Brazil — Supporters of Brazil's Sao Paulo cheer for their team during the 2012 Copa Sudamericana semifinal football match Wednesday against Chile's Universidad Catolica at Morumbi Stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NELSON ALMEIDA / AFPLink
Manchester, England — Manchester United's English forward Wayne Rooney, right, falls as he vies with West Ham United's New Zealand defender Winston Reid, left, during the English Premier League football match.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFPLink
Erfurt, Germany — A lengthy time exposure photo, taken Wednesday, of the traditional Christmas Fair during heavy rain in front of the Mariendom (Cathedral of Mary), left, and St. Severi's Church.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JENS MEYER / Associated PressLink
Monywa, Myanmar — Protesting villagers who blocked a road with rocks and wood eat a meal Wednesday while guarding their position at Letpadaung mine. Hundreds of Buddhist monks and villagers say they will stay until the project is halted.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated PressLink
Hoboken, N.J. — A full moon rises Wednesday near the Empire State Building, as seen from Hoboken, N.J.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julio Cortez / Associated PressLink
Agra, India — Indian tourists walk past an archway at the historic Taj Mahal on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFPLink
Singapore — Giant panda Kai Kai, one of two from China, sits in his enclosure Wednesday during the grand opening of the Giant Panda Forest exhibit at the River Safari.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
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