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High waves driven by powerful winds pound the seawall in Legaspi, Philipppines, as Typhoon Haiyan makes landfall, setting off landslides, knocking out power in several provinces and cutting communications in the country's central region of island provinces. Four people died.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHARISM SAYAT / AFP/Getty Images

A mother and her children brave high winds and drenching rain to make their way to an evacuation center amidst strong winds as Typhoon Haiyan pounds Cebu City, Philippines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP/Getty Images

Tourists bathe in the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa amid clouds of steam in Grindavik, Iceland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arnaldur Halldorsson / Bloomberg

A woman walks past a giant video game poster during the Madrid Games Week in Madrid.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP/Getty Images

The Milky Way galaxy is visible as a brighter strip of stars in the sky above a cabin in the Alps near Filisur, Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO BALZARINI / EPA

A man walks past a shop window decorated with a sticker simulating broken glass in Berlin, ahead of the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, or Night of Broken Glass, the Nazi-instigated overnight rampage in which some 1,000 synagogues and 7,000 Jewish-owned businesses were destroyed in Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP/Getty Images

On the eve of the 24th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, original pieces of the wall are mirrored in a pond as they are are displayed for sale in the town of Teltow, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated Press

Data center manager Joel Kjellgren walks between rows of electronic equipment in one of the server rooms at the new Facebook Data Center, its first outside the U.S., in Lulea, Sweden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP/Getty Images

Participants pick up their portraits as part as the art performance "Inside Out. The People's Art Project" by French artist JR at the Palais de Tokyo, in Paris. The art performance has traveled the world since 2011.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YOAN VALAT / EPA

Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted president Mohamed Morsi march through the streets of Cairo. Egypt is to hold parliamentary elections in February or March, two months after the country votes on a new constitution, a foreign ministry official said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP/Getty Images

Hindu devotees perform rituals in the Arabian Sea at sunset during the Chhath Puha festival in Mumbai, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafiq Maqbool / Associated Press

An anti-government protester lifts her voice for the cause during a rally against a political amnesty bill in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's Senate is struggling to reach a quorum so it can vote on the contentious amnesty bill that could pave the way for the return from exile of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was deposed by a 2006 military coup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Apichart Weerawong / Associated Press

Employees of the Tokyo Electric Power Co., owner of the Fukushima nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, wear protective suits and masks while walking past what is meant to be an impervious steel wall built to contain contaminated water that has leaked from the seaside facility in Okuma, Japan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kimimasa Mayama / EPA

A worker walks in the drying yard of a workshop in Dapu, China, making traditional joss incense sticks used in Asian religious ceremonies.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HE YUAN / EPA

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies restrain family members of a man suspected of burglarizing a market at Firestone Boulevard and Hooper Avenue in South L.A. on Wednesday as the man is wheeled to an ambulance. Authorities said the man was believed to have entered in the early morning, perhaps falling through a skylight, and hidden there until about noon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Bagpipers play in a procession through Terminal 4 at LAX on Wednesday, escorting the U.S. honor flag that will be used at the funeral of TSA Agent Gerardo Hernandez, 39, the first Transportation Security Administration agent slain in the line of duty. The honor flag was taken from Texas to New York after 9/11 and has been used at many funerals of law enforcement officers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brad Graverson / Pool

An riot police officer, center, takes a photograph of anti-government demonstrators from his position during a rally against an amnesty bill in Bangkok, Thailand, on Thursday. Protesters rallied on the eve of a key vote on a bill that would grant amnesty to leaders and others involved in often-violent political conflicts since 2004. The Senate announced it would move up the vote to Friday from Monday in an attempt to ease rising tension over the bill, which has already passed the more powerful lower house.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Apichart Weerawong / Associated Press

People take photographs as Russia's Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft carrying an international crew including Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin and U.S. astronaut Rick Mastracchio and an unlit Olympic torch for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi aboard blasts off from the Russian-leased Kazakh Baikonur cosmodrome on Thursday. Two Russian cosmonauts will take the torch on a space walk on Saturday before it returns to Earth on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP

A man practices tai chi at the Bund as heavy smog engulfs Shanghai, where people were advised to stay indoors as the Shanghai Environment Agency measured air pollution levels at five out of a possible six.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Getty Images / Getty Images AsiaPac

A security guard stands in front of a room where Brazil's Vice President Michel Temer and China's President Xi Jinping met at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM KYUNG-HOON / AFP

A lone Kashmiri man extinguishes a fire on the roof of a building in Srinagar, India, on Thursday. At least three buildings housing dozens of warehouses in a busy shopping area of Srinagar where damaged by the fire. Winter in Indian Kashmir brings not only freezing cold and snow, but also widespread incidents of fire blamed mainly on accidental ignition of charcoal, usually stored for fighting cold and cooking purposes on the top floors of Kashmiri homes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated Press

A burqa-clad Afghan resident begs on the street as she holds a child in Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday. Despite massive injections of foreign aid since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, Afghanistan remains desperately poor as it attempts to recover from decades of conflict.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FARSHAD USYAN / AFP

Wearing World War II-era Red Army uniforms, Russian soldiers parade at Red Square in Moscow on Thursday to mark the 72nd anniversary of the Nov. 7, 1941, parade, when Red Army troops marched past the Kremlin and went directly to the front line to fight the Nazi Germany troops at the gates of the Russian capital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY MAXIMOV / AFP

A view of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. President Obama traveled to Dallas to speak about healthcare and attend fund-raisers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP

Councilman Tom LaBonge arrives with a life-size cardboard cutout of William Mulholland at the L.A. Aqueduct Cascades for a reenactment of the opening of the Aqueduct 100 years ago in Sylmar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A ghoulish couple stroll through downtown Santa Ana for the Noche de Altares (Night of Altars) street festival. The Day of the Dead celebration has been a fixture in the Latino community of Orange County since 2002.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A burning barrel soaked in tar is carried at the annual Ottery St Mary Tar Barrel festival in Ottery St Mary, England. The tradition, which is more than 400 years old, sees competitors (who must have been born in the town to take part) running with burning barrels on their backs through the village, until the heat becomes too unbearable or the barrel breaks down. The event starts with small barrels carried by children and continues all evening with ever larger and larger barrels.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

An employee stands in front of an oversized eye image with its pupil being measured, in the exhibition "Top Secret: The Secret World of Espionage" in Oberhausen, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLAND WEIHRAUCH / EPA

A veterinarian performs a final check on a tiger taken from a mobile circus wagon in Weilburg, Germany. The Four Paws Animal Welfare Foundation transferred six tigers from a circus in Germany to the Lionsrock Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mihai Vasile / Associated Press

Garbage is piled up on the pavement near the Plaza Mayor in downtown Madrid. Six thousand employees of Madrid's street cleaning and gardening services are on an indefinite strike.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGIO BARRENECHEA / EPA

The Milky Way galaxy shines above the Swiss Leonhard Euler Telescope at ESO's La Silla observatory. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the start of a fruitful relationship between ESO and Chile that has allowed European and Chilean astronomy to push the boundaries of science, technology and culture forward into the future.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: S. LOWERY / HANDOUT / EPA

A Democratic Republic of Congo soldier stands on a hilltop outpost in Chanzu in the eastern North Kivu region that was one of the M23 rebels' last stands. Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo's powder-keg east surrendered Tuesday after a crushing U.N.-backed offensive ended their 18-month insurgency in a region that has seen some of Africa's deadliest conflicts.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUNIOR D. KANNAH / AFP/Getty Images

A worker from the Jakarta city government's Conservation Center restores the bronze male and female figures of Jakarta's historic landmark "Selamat Datang Monument," meaning "welcome" and also known as Monumen Bunderan HI.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMEO GACAD / AFP/Getty Images

Swiss aviator Yves "Jetman" Rossy, whose jet-engine powered wings have taken him over some of the world's most awe-inspiring places, has added another -- Japan's Mt. Fuji.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KATSUHIKO TOKUNAGA / AFP/Getty Images

A Tibetan exile wears a Tibetan flag while participating in a protest rally in New Delhi, India. The rally was held to seek the attention of the international community towards the plight of Tibetans in Tibet and for the release of Tibetan political prisoners in China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manish Swarup / Associated Press

A flower blossoms from vegetation covered with volcanic ash from the eruption of Mt. Sinabung in Mardingding, Indonesia. The 8,530-foot-high volcano has been erupting since Sunday, unleashing volcanic ash high into the sky and forcing the evacuation of villagers living around its slope.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binsar Bakkara / Associated Press

An Indonesian woman lying on a nails bed receives a massage by a therapist at the Bali Heritage Reflexology and Spa in Jakarta, Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADI WEDA / EPA

Filipinos ride in a horse-drawn carriage while the sun is about to set, in Manila. Philippines' officials raised the alert for a powerful typhoon threatening the country's eastern coast, and urged residents to leave due to high-risk before the storm hits.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPA

A Thai protestor holds up a banner supporting the Thai King as she blows a whistle and demonstrates against a controversial amnesty bill in Bangkok. The lower house of the Thai parliament passed the bill to grant an amnesty for political crimes and corruption cases from 2006 to 2013, prompting criticism from a broad swath of Thai society.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARBARA WALTON / EPA

TSA agents Blandina Beltran, center, and Wessane Legesse comfort each other Monday night at a candlelight vigil for their slain coworker, Gerardo I. Hernandez, at Dockweiler State Beach. Beltran and Legesse both work in Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport, where Hernandez was shot to death by a man with a rifle on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

TSA agent Tony Grigsby, who was wounded in Friday's shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, is escorted away by his mother Faye Maye, left, and grandmother Juanita Davis after speaking to the press at a news conference Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson signs a tattoo of Janis Joplin on the belly of Rick Biehler of Regina, Canada, at the unveiling ceremony for Joplin's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday. Kristofferson wrote "Me and Bobby McGee," a hit for Joplin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Pizzello / Invision

Veterinarians check the teeth of Elek, 17, the oldest male lion at Hungary's Nyiregyhaza Zoo, after he was sedated for a general medical examination in Nyiregyhaza.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Attila Balazs / MTI

Kathryn Burkholder, 6, of Newport News, Va., can't stay awake during a speech by Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli during a rally at in Richmond, Va., on Monday. Cuccinelli entered Tuesday's election trailing Democrat Terry McAuliffe badly in preference polls.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Helber / Associated Press

Tiger Woods hits a tee shot from east to west on the iconic Bosporus Bridge that separates Europe and Asia, in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday as a promotional stunt for the the Turkish Airlines Open which starts Thursday in Antalya.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Associated Press

Supporting arms rise into position as a Soyuz TMA-11M rocket, adorned with the logo of the Sochi Olympic Organizing Committee and other related artwork, is secured on the launch pad at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The rocket is scheduled to lift off Thursday to carry Commander Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos, flight engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA and flight engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BILL INGALLS / AFP

Workers clean windows in a glass and steel building under construction in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ng Han Guan / Associated Press

A plume of volcanic ash streams from Mount Sinabung as seen from Tiga Pancur on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The 8,530-foot-high volcano has been erupting since Sunday, unleashing ash high into the sky and forcing the evacuation of villagers living around its slope.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binsar Bakkara / Associated Press

A flower memorial to slain TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez was placed at LAX.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Wesley Johnson of the Lakers seems to have the upper hand on Dennis Schroder of the Hawks in a battle for a loose ball at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Tommy Takemoto of Monterey Park attends Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For the Times

A man tries to intervene as supporters of the army-installed government, left, clash with supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi outside the high court on the first day of Morsi's trial in Cairo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / AFP/Getty Images

A screen grab from video released by the Egyptian Interior Ministry shows ousted President Mohamed Morsi , center, arriving for court in Cairo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: INTERIOR MINISTRY HANDOUT / EPA

Four men charged in connection with the Westgate shopping mall massacre appear in court in Nairobi, Kenya.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAMANJA KARANJA / AFP/Getty Images

A man places remembrance crosses outside Westminster Abbey ahead of the official opening of the Royal British Legion's Field of Remembrance in London. Hundreds of small crosses bearing a poppy have been planted to pay tribute to British servicemen and women who have lost their lives in conflict.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Students from St. Andrew's University in Scotland indulge in a tradition of covering themselves with foam to honor the "academic family."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J. Mitchell / Getty Images

A man holds a portrait of late Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as part of a rally during the National Unity Day in St. Petersburg, Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLGA MALTSEVA / AFP/Getty Images

Children play at a playground in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Baikonur was founded nearly 60 years ago as a secret settlement for Soviet space test ground specialists.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI CHIRIKOV / EPA

Altar servers head into St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican as part of a procession for a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VINCENZO PINTO / AFP/Getty Images

Iranian artists hold posters with Persian that reads, "America cannot do a damn thing," as they perform during an annual anti-American demonstration in Tehran.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ebrahim Noroozi / Associated Press

A Jewish woman wears a prayer shawl as she prays at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ariel Schalit / Associated Press

A man watches Diwali fireworks light up the night sky above Ajmer, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Deepak Sharma / Associated Press

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Los Angeles: Bagpipers play in a procession through Terminal 4 at LAX, escorting the U.S. honor flag that will be used at the funeral of TSA Agent Gerardo Hernandez, 39, the first Transportation Security Administration agent slain in the line of duty. The honor flag was taken from Texas to New York after 9/11 and has been used at many funerals of law enforcement officers. Also in the Southland, a Los Angeles councilman arrives with a life-size cardboard cutout of William Mulholland at the L.A. Aqueduct Cascades for a reenactment of the opening of the aqueduct 100 years ago (complete history) . In nearby Orange County, a ghoulish couple stroll through downtown Santa Ana for the Noche de Altares (Night of Altars) street festival (more photos).

Berlin: Germans commemorate the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht. Kristallnacht, also referred to as the Night of Broken Glass, was a pogrom (a series of coordinated attacks) against Jews throughout Nazi Germany in  November 1938.

Moscow: Wearing World War II-era Red Army uniforms, Russian soldiers parade at Red Square to mark the 72nd anniversary of the Nov. 7, 1941, parade, when Red Army troops marched past the Kremlin and went directly to the front line to fight German troops at the gates of the Russian capital.

Democratic Republic of Congo: Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s powder-keg east surrendered after a crushing U.N.-backed offensive ended their 18-month insurgency in a region that has seen some of Africa’s deadliest conflicts.

Okuma, Japan: Tokyo Electric Power Co. employees wearing protective suits and masks walk past an impervious wall made of steel pipe sheet pile installed along the coast at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. Tepco is handling an estimated $112 billion cleanup of the nuclear plant wrecked by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011.

Istanbul, Turkey: Golfer Tiger Woods makes a shot from east to west on the iconic Bosporus Bridge that separates Europe and Asia.

Add stops in Iceland, Spain, Scotland, Switzerland, Kenya and Thailand to round out the report.

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