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Jakoby Franklin, 3, peeks out from his protective blanket while his mother, Jay Johnson, pushes his stroller in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday morning as a record-setting rainstorm was tapering off.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Attorney Martin Wolf huddles under a big umbrella to send a text as he makes his way to Superior Court in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Pedestrians make their way down a ramp to the Santa Monica Pier on Wednesday morning. A record-setting storm covering Southern California was tapering off after triggering dozens of evacuations and putting city crews in Ventura and Los Angeles counties on alert for mudslides.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

A woman walks through the pro-democracy movement's main protest site in Hong Kong early Wednesday. The original founders of the Occupy movement tearfully announced Tuesday that they would "surrender" by turning themselves in to police and urged protesters on the streets to retreat.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP

Somali security forces rush to the site of a blast near the heavily fortified gates of the airport in Mogadishu on Wednesday. At least four people were killed in Somalia's capital when a suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a U.N. convoy, police said. The convoy of armored vehicles was reportedly ferrying staff between the airport and a protected U.N. base in the city when it was hit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB / AFP

Riot police officers stand in front of a burned bus after a protest in solidarity with jailed hunger striker Nikos Romanos outside Athens Polytechnic University in Greece on Tuesday. Twenty-one-year-old Romanos has been on a hunger strike since Nov. 10 after he was refused a furlough to attend classes at a technical university that he was accepted to. Police rounded up six people during clashes with protesters, after a bus and two cars were burned and other vehicles were overturned in central Athens.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YANNIS KOLESIDIS / ANA-MPA

A protester sets on fire several busts and photographs of former Guerrero state governors outside the state government palace in the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico, on Wednesday. Teachers demanding justice after 43 students went missing Sept. 26 in Iguala entered the government palace, forced workers inside to leave and set on fire several historical items related to past governors.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alejandrino Gonzalez / Associated Press

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In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, a record-setting rainstorm covers Southern California.

Hong Kong: The original founders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Occupy movement tearfully announced on Tuesday that they would “surrender” by turning themselves in to police and urged protesters on the streets to retreat.

Mogadishu, Somalia: Security forces rush to the site of a blast near the heavily fortified gates of the airport. At least four people were killed in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, when a suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a U.N. convoy, police said. The convoy of armored vehicles was reportedly ferrying staff between the airport and a protected U.N. base in the city when it was hit.

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