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A resident looks out at submerged cars on Franklin Avenue in Hollywood Hills on Wednesday after a water main broke during the night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

At least four people were injured Wednesday morning in an explosion at the Exxon Mobile refinery in Torrance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

The red carpet is rolled out for the cameras in preparation for Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Heavy snow falls on Istanbul, Turkey, on Wednesday. Residents woke up to find the famed minarets and domes of the historic city's skyline layered in snow after a heavy fall overnight that has shown no sign of abating.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IREM AHMETOGLU / AFP

Pro-Russian separatists stationed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Gorlivka launch missiles from Grad launch vehicles on Wednesday. Ukrainian troops pulled out of the town of Debaltseve after it was stormed by separatists in what the European Union said was a "clear violation" of an internationally backed truce.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREY BORODULIN / AFP

A Malaysian Chinese man lights a giant joss stick on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year at a temple in Kajang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Wednesday night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AZHAR RAHIM / EPA

People gather in Argentina's Plaza de Mayo to demand answers from the government in the mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman. Nisman was found dead of a gunshot wound Jan. 18, hours before he was to detail to Congress his explosive accusations that President Cristina Fernandez and top administration officials orchestrated a secret deal with Iran to shield officials allegedly responsible for the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Victor R. Caivano / AP

This aerial photo made available by the West Virginia governor's office shows a derailed train in Mount Carbon, W. Va., on Tuesday. The train carrying crude oil derailed Monday night, causing a large fire that forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes and temporarily shutting down water treatment facilities.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steven Wayne Rotsch / Office of the Governor of West V

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In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, a water main break creates overnight flooding and submerges cars in Hollywood Hills.

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