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People wave American flags as people gather near the U.S. Capitol building on the National Mall for the inauguration ceremony in Washington, D.C. President Obama is ceremonially sworn in for his second term Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Raedle / Getty Images

People gather in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial before the inauguration ceremony in Washington, D.C.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mario Tama / Getty Images

About 150 firefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department worked for several hours to bring the blaze under control that destroyed the cafeteria building at Mountain View High School in El Monte.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

People gather as Malian soldiers arrive in the city of Diabaly. French and Malian troops recaptured the Malian towns of Diabaly and Douentza from Islamist fighters, France's defense minister said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP / Getty Images

A Malian soldier holds a French and Malian flag after arriving in the city of Diabaly. French and Malian troops entered Diabaly, which has been the theater of air strikes and fighting since being seized by Islamists a week ago.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP

Riot police stand guard as a woman holds a portrait of jailed former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko signed with the words "Guiltless!" as she attends a protest rally in front of President Viktor Yanukovych's offices. Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka accused Tymoshenko of organizing the 1996 murder of a powerful lawmaker and warned that a guilty verdict could put her behind bars for life.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP / Getty Images

A giant model watch by watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne, part of luxury goods group Richemont, is displayed during the opening day of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), a professional fair in fine watchmaking in Geneva.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP / Getty Images

People drop lines in holes drilled through ice on the Taedong River to fish.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jon Chol Jin / Associated Press

Icicles hang from a bicycle seat. Overnight snowfall and freezing temperatures have caused traffic problems in the city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANK RUMPENHORST / EPA

Tim Coulson, huntmaster at the Lauderdale Hunt, exercises the hounds in the snow at Scarce Law in Lauder. Widespread snowfall is affecting most of the U.K. with school closures and transportation disruption.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

A supporter of the Russian Communist Party uncovers a poster showing a portrait of the former Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin during a rally near the Lenin monument in downtown Moscow. The day marks the anniversary of Lenin's death in 1924.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI ILNITSKY / EPA

Indonesian people wade through a flooded street to get free cooking gas in Jakarta. Companies and consumers have started to calculate damages and losses from the widespread floods that hit Jakarta last week, claiming at least 15 lives, displacing thousands from their homes and afflicting capital residents with water-borne illnesses.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADEK BERRY / AFP / Getty Images

Andy Murray of Great Britain signs autographs after winning his fourth round match against Gilles Simon of France during day eight of the 2013 Australian Open at Melbourne Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lucas Dawson / Getty Images

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Pictures in the News | January 21, 2013

Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Washington, D.C, where people wave American flags as people gather near the U.S. Capitol building on the National Mall for the inauguration ceremony, where President Obama is ceremonially sworn in for his second term Monday. More Photos

On the African continent, people gather as Malian soldiers arrive in the city of Diabaly. French and Malian troops recaptured the Malian towns of Diabaly and Douentza from Islamist fighters, France’s defense minister said.

Indonesian people wade through a flooded street to get free cooking gas in Jakarta. The damages and losses from the widespread flooding that hit Jakarta last week claimed at least 15 lives and displaced thousands from their homes.

Elsewhere, people drop lines in holes drilled through ice on the Taedong River to fish in North Korea; icicles hang from a bicycle seat in Frankfurt, where overnight snowfall and freezing temperatures have caused traffic problems in the city; and a supporter of the Russian Communist Party uncovers a poster showing a portrait of the former Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin during a rally near the Lenin monument in downtown Moscow. The day marks the anniversary of Lenin’s death in 1924.

Add stops in Kiev, Scotland and Australia to round out the report.

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