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A San Bernardino County sheriff's officer searches for shooting suspect Christopher Dorner in Big Bear Lake. Dorner, a former LAPD officer is suspected of killing three people and wounding two.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

More than 30 cars were stuck overnight along Nesconset Highway in Stony Brook, on Long Island's North Shore. Some motorists spent the night in their vehicles until rescue workers, including the Nissequogue Fire Department, arrived Saturday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

It took firefighters more than two hours to extricate all the injured in the fatal crash.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Two girls offer prayers to Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh. Sihanouk's body had been lying in state at the Royal Palace after being flown from Beijing, where he died Oct. 15 of a heart attack at the age of 89.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated Press

A photo released by the University of Leicester in England shows the skeletal remains of English King Richard III, who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. The university's archaeologists confirmed at a press conference in Leicester that long-awaited DNA results proved beyond a doubt that the bones belonged to the king.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER

Indian fashion students showcase designs related to cancer prevention for World Cancer Day during the Apollo Cancer Hospital fashion show. Fewer than half of all countries in the world have functioning plans to prevent cancer and provide treatment and care to cancer patients, the World Health Organization said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAH SEELAM / AFP / Getty Images

Kashmiri Muslims light candles during an awareness program on World Cancer Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROUF BHAT / AFP / Getty Images

Students hold up their chalkboards in a classroom where the majority of its tables and benches were taken by Islamists, on the first day of the reopening of schools after the town was taken on Jan. 26 by French and Malian forces from Islamists who had been occupying it for the last year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SIA KAMBOU / AFP / Getty Images

An Egyptian man mourns during the funeral for two Egyptian activists outside Omar Makram Mosque in Cairo's Tahrir Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP / Getty Images

Models wait to be judged in Stiletto competition at the Rome Nail Olympics. An international jury of eight people from Japan, the U.S., Korea, Italy, Sweden and the Czech Republic will choose winners in seven specialties among 220 competitors in a two-day competition of nail art from the technical to the fantastic. The first Nail Olympics took place in Las Vegas on 2001; since then the competition has spread around the globe.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alessandra Tarantino / Associated Press

Two men stand at symbolic gallows as they attend a protest against Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi prior to a speech by Salehi at the German Council of Foreign Relations, a think tank for foreign policy, in Berlin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated Press

A man rides his bicycle as the sun sets in the suburbs of Yangon, Myanmar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated Press

A shop worker arranges lanterns at a store selling Chinese New Year decorations near Yu Garden in Shanghai. China's services industries grew at the fastest pace since August as gains in retailing and construction aid government efforts to drive a recovery in the world's second-biggest economy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tomohiro Ohsumi / Bloomberg

Supporters of opposition political parties gather outside parliament as they march toward the office of the Election Commission of Pakistan to demand empowerment of the ECP so that it could hold a free and fair election in the country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: T. MUGHAL / EPA

A worker at the ski jump is prepared for the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup at the skiing area RusSki in Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi. The 22nd Olympic Winter Games will take place in Sochi in February 2014.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jan Woitas / EPA

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waves to employees in the C Street Lobby during his first day at the State Department in Washington, D.C. Kerry said he would work closely with President Obama to make America safer and the world more prosperous and peaceful.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Students from Salida Del Sol Elementary School are evacuated to the cafeteria by police officers after three schools went on lockdown in Yuma, Ariz. The unconfirmed report of a person with a gun initially prompted the lockdowns.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Craig Fry / The Yuma Sun

Gary McHugh Jr. lifts a giant Ray Lewis head over the crowd gathered on the field for the Ravens' Super Bowl celebration at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Hairston / B582696690Z.1

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy during the Super Bowl XLVII victory parade at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick Smith / Getty Images North America

Daredevil French climber Alain Robert, known as the French Spiderman, climbs the Habana Libre hotel. Robert climbed the 22 floors of the hotel in 28 minutes. Robert has climbed more than 100 of the world's tallest buildings, including the 2,716-foot Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Sears Tower in Chicago and the 88-story Jin Mao Building in Shanghai.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images / AFP

An Indian commuter looks out from a bus window while traveling during a heavy downpour. Heavy rains lashed the Indian capital, bringing down the mercury and throwing normal life out of gear.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANAN VATSYAYANA / AFP

Hindu devotees walk through a dust storm at the Sangam after taking a holy dip at the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati during the Maha Kumbh festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP

People walk in the snow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FREDERICK FLORIN / AFP

A hawker looks out for customers from a quiet section of the Great Wall of China near Beijing. China is preparing to welcome the lunar new year, or spring festival, which falls on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP

A Palestinian child cries after his family house was demolished by the municipality in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina. The municipality says the building was constructed without proper permits and that its structure was not sound. The 33-member family says it was waiting to receive permits.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

Rex, the world's first "bionic man," during a photo shoot at the Science Museum. The $1-million humanoid has a distinctly human shape and boasts prosthetic limbs, a functional artificial blood circulatory system complete with artificial blood, as well as an artificial pancreas, kidney, spleen and trachea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW COWIE / AFP

Detroit Pistons guard Will Bynum climbs atop New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony as he goes up for a shot during the second half of an NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kathy Willens / Associated Press

Boston College's Steven Whitney, top, and Harvard's Kyle Criscuolo go airborne as they collide during the first period of a Beanpot hockey tournament game.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Krupa / Associated Press

Lindsey Vonn is airlifted after crashing on the women's super-G course at the Alpine skiing world championship.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luca Bruno / Associated Press

An image from the NASA Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's north polar hexagon in the sun's light now that spring has come to the northern hemisphere. Many smaller storms dot the north polar region and Saturn's signature rings, which appear to disappear on account of Saturn's shadow, put in an appearance in the background.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HO / AFP

Gale-force winds from the north make spectacular pictures at the harbor as they batter the seafront.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Owen Humphreys / Associated Press

French skipper Jean Le Cam holds flares as he celebrates his finish in the Vendee Globe solo round-the-world boat race. Le Cam finished fifth after 88 days at sea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD / AFP / Getty Images

The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery, gather ahead of a 41-gun salute in Green Park. The salute marked the 61st anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's accession to the throne.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

A cyclist rides on a snow-covered path along the banks of the Elbe River.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO BURGI / EPA

People reach out reach out for a bag of oranges during a free distribution of fruit and vegetables by farmers outside the Agriculture Ministry as part of a farmers protest against high production costs. Farmers distributed more than 50 tons of fruit and vegetables.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / AFP / Getty Images

This NASA image, from the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, features the Orion nebula. The constellation of Orion is prominent in the evening sky throughout the world from about December through April of each year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA

Madhya Pradesh state congress workers demonstrate after the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl. Nationwide protests and demands for better protection for women from sex crimes have been sparked by outrage after the gang-rape and slaying of a 23-year-old woman in December.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJEEV GUPTA / EPA

Mohammed Abdel Rahman sits with his family at their house at a compound for displaced people in Baghdad's southeastern Zaafaraniyah district. An estimated 1.55 million people are currently displaced inside Iraq because of sectarian violence.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hadi Mizban / Associated Press

A Cambodian Buddhist nun prays for the late King Norodom Sihanouk outside the royal palace. The former king died in October at age 89.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAK REMISSA / EPA

Malian fans cheer for their team prior to the semifinal soccer match of the Africa Cup of Nations between Mali and Nigeria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPA

Authorities searched door-to-door search in Big Bear for Christopher Jordan Dorner, 33, an ex-L.A. police officer wanted in connection with a string of shootings. Dorner's vehicle was found burning on a forest road in the small mountain resort town.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

A pickup truck is riddled with bullets after officers opened fire in Torrance on Tuesday morning, wounding two women who were delivering newspapers. The women's vehicle is similar to the one suspect Christopher Jordan Dorner is believed to be driving.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz addresses the media Thursday morning after three police officers were shot -- one fatally -- in Riverside County. Authorities believe that the suspect is Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer already wanted in connection with the slaying of two people in Orange County.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Kuwaiti men stand near camels during the Popular Heritage Festival in al-Salmi district, a desert area 120 kilometers west of Kuwait City. The one-month event is held annually to commemorate popular activities in Kuwaiti heritage, featuring camel races, falcons contests, fishing competitions and others.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YASSER AL-ZAYYAT / AFP

Two men use a boat to make their way upstream in the confluence of the Yomuna and the Ganges river at the Sangam during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP

A handout picture released by the official website of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shows Iranian air force commanders saluting Khamenei during a meeting in Tehran.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HO / AFP

Bahraini women wave a national flag during an anti-government rally to demand reforms.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP

Kashmiri laborers pull tourists on sleds in Gulmarg, some 55 kilometers from Srinagar, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mukhtar Khan / Associated Press

Indian women are silhouetted against the setting sun as they carry firewood on their heads, along the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIVYAKANT SOLANKI / EPA

The legs and feet of Dutch service men and women during a medal presentation ceremony for Dutch armed services in Zwolle, The Netherlands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KOEN VAN WEEL / ANP

Deputy minister for Works and Supply Colonel Panji Kaunda with a Provincial Army representative inspects the accident scene after a Zambia postal service bus carrying 74 passengers collided head-on with a heavy goods truck in Chibombo, police say. Sources say the death toll is believed to have risen to 59.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: - / AFP

An Indian devotee takes a holy dip at the Sangam during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP

Sarah August of New Zealand competes in the Speights Coast to Coast race, in which competitors run, cycle and kayak across New Zealand's south island, from Kumara Beach on the Tasman Sea to Sumner Beach on the Pacific Ocean, a distance of about 150 miles, over two days.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Phil Walter / Getty Images AsiaPac

San Bernardino County Sheriff deputies fight the elements near Switzerland Drive as they continue to search for murder suspect Christopher Dorner in Big Bear Lake on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Esteban Gutierrez of Mexico takes a run on the Jerez track on the final day of testing for the upcoming Formula One racing season.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Thompson / Getty Images Europe

Worshippers burn incense while offering prayers at the Yonghegong lama temple as China prepares to welcome the Lunar New Year on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP

Chinese commuters on their way home for the Lunar New Year holiday walk through falling show at the Shanghai railway station.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated Press

Malian soldiers stand by the remains of a motorcycle used by a suicide bomber at to attack a military checkpoint. The bomber was the only reported fatality.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jerome Delay / Associated Press

Hindu holy men of the Awahan Akhara sect participate in rituals intended to help them rid themselves of all ties to the worldly life and dedicate themselves to serving God as "naga" or naked holy men, during the Maha Kumbh festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manish Swarup / Associated Press

A worker maneuvers pallets stacked with red roses bound for Valentine's Day bouquets at the Aalsmeer flower auction.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KOEN VAN WEEL / ANP

The pack races along the waterfront with the skyline of Doha in the background during the sixth stage of the Tour of Qatar cycling race.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS BOUVY / EPA

TOPSHOTS People watch the fireworks exploding over the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, on February 7, 2013, to celebrate the one year countdown to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics opening. Putin vowed today Russia would justify expectations when it hosts the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in one year, after ruthlessly firing an official blamed for delays in building infrastructure. AFP PHOTO / NATALIA KOLESNIKOVANATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP/Getty Images ** TCN OUT **

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP

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In California, a manhunt continued for ex-LAPD officer Christopher Jordan Dorner, 33, suspected in the shootings of three police officers, one fatally. Dorner is also wanted in connection with a double homicide in Irvine, in which the daughter of a retired LAPD captain and her fiance were killed.

In the Northeast, a monstrous blizzard carrying hurricane-force winds  pounded cities with more than two feet of snow in many areas and causing as many as 650,000 homes and businesses to lose power.

In Cambodia, two girls offer prayers to former King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh. Sihanouk’s body has been lying in state at the Royal Palace after being flown from Beijing, where he died Oct. 15 of a heart attack at the age of 89.

The University of Leicester in England has released images that show the skeletal remains of English King Richard III who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. They said that long-awaited DNA results proved beyond doubt that the bones belonged to the king more than 500 years after he was killed in battle.

Secretary of State John Kerry greeted employees during his first day at the State Department  in Washington, D.C. Kerry said he would work closely with President Obama to make America safer and the world more prosperous and peaceful.

French climber Alain Robert, known as the French Spiderman, climbs the Habana Libre hotel without a net in Havana; skier Lindsey Vonn is airlifted after crashing during the women’s super-G course at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria; and “Rex,” the world’s first “bionic man,” is shown off during a photo call at the Science Museum in London.

Gale force winds from the North Sea batter the seafront at the harbor in Seaham, England; and a cyclist rides on a snow-covered cycling path along the banks of the Elbe river in Dresden, Germany, while in Southern California, the manhunt for Christopher Dorner, an ex-Los Angeles police officer suspected of shooting five people, killing three, continues in the Big Bear area.

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