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A large fire plume rises above the downtown Los Angeles skyline from the fast-growing Colby fire from the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook on Thursday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

The Colby fire burns in the Angeles National Forest northeast of downtown Los Angeles as area residents are being forced to evacuate.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Anaheim Ducks fans celebrate Jakob Silfverberg's second-period goal against the Vancouver Canucks at the Honda Center in Anaheim.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

David Barron, retired city clerk for Monterey Park, poses next to a 70-foot handcrafted dragon that was unveiled inside the lobby of the Monterey Park Civic Center. The dragon will be on display for one month in celebration of the upcoming Lunar New Year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

A stage crew moves a 10-foot, 200-pound actor statue into the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center in preparation for this Saturday's 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Father Damion, abbot at St. Joseph's Trappist Abbey, in Spencer, Mass., walks through the monks' meeting room. St. Joseph's is a community of 63 Trappistine monks, the largest in the United States.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stephan Savoia / Associated Press

Roger Federer of Switzerland faces Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia on a scorching day four of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAEED KHAN / AFP/Getty Images

Jerzy Janowicz of Poland cools off beside a water fan on the Grand Slam Oval on day four of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FIONA HAMILTON / AFP/Getty Images

Ukrainian pro-government lawmaker Volodymyr Malyshev, left, wipes blood from his face after a scuffle in the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev during a debate on this year's budget.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Chuzavkov / Associated Press

Palestinian youths check a destroyed building following overnight Israeli air strikes in Gaza City. Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip against training camps used by the armed wing of the territory's Hamas rulers left four children and a woman wounded, Palestinian medical sources said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP/Getty Images

Girls skip a rope at a camp for internally displaced persons at the base of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan in Juba. South Sudan's military battled rebels in the streets of the key northern oil town of Malakal, the army said, as violence in the world's newest nation entered its second month.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHIL MOORE / AFP

Mt. Sinabung volcano spews hot lava and volcanic ash as it is seen from Jeraya village, Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Thousands of people have been sheltering for months in mosques, churches and government buildings just out of reach of the many eruptions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DEDI SAHPUTRA / EPA

An Indonesian villager rides his motorcycle past a damaged tree as Mt. Sinabung spews volcanic smoke at Sigarang Garang village.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DEDI SAHPUTRA / EPA

Nepalese residents watch bulls fight during the Maghesangranti festival at Taraka village in Nepal. Thousands of spectators travel from the surrounding villages to witness the spectacle, in which 14 buffalo are paired off to compete. The winner is the bull that grounds or chases off its opponent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP

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Los Angeles: Helping to kick off the awards season, a stage crew moves a 10-foot, 200-pound, actor statue into the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center in preparation for this Saturday’s 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Melbourne, Australia: Jerzy Janowicz of Poland cools off beside a water fan on the Grand Slam Oval on day four of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Kiev, Ukraine: Ukrainian pro-government lawmaker Volodymyr  Malyshev, left, wipes blood from his face after a scuffle in the Ukrainian parliament.

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Add stops in South Sudan, Nepal and Gaza City to round out the report.

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