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TORCHES HIGH: People dressed in Viking wear held a torchlight procession in Edinburgh Tuesday to mark Hogmanay, a celebration of the Scottish New Year. (David Cheskin/PA/Associated Press)


SCORCHED LAND: A firefighter surveyed damage from a fire in Toodyay, Australia, Wednesday. Two fires, possibly sparked by fallen power lines, scorched more than 33,000 acres of land and razed almost 40 homes. At least three people were injured. (Tony Mcdonough/European Pressphoto Agency)


CARRIED OUT: A homeless man collapsed at a church in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday. He was one of hundreds who went to the church to receive food, clean clothes and a hot shower. (David Mercado/Reuters)


PRO IRAN: Demonstrators carried a man who fainted during a pro-government rally at Tehran’s Enqelab Square Wednesday. Tens of thousands turned out for state-sponsored rallies, some calling for the execution of opposition leaders. (Vahid Salemi/Associated Press)


BABY ON BOARD: A passenger held her baby as she prepared to go through a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday. President Barack Obama criticized U.S. intelligence agencies for security lapses that led to an alleged attempted bombing of a Northwest flight by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)


GETTING A LIFT: Skiers sat in a chairlift headed to the Weissfluhjoch summit in Switzerland Wednesday. (Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)


WARM SPRING: People enjoyed a warm spring near Aridea, Greece, Tuesday. (Louisa Gouliamaki/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)


BULLFIGHT: A bull charged at a horse as picador Luis Tamayo used his lance during a bullfight at Plaza de Toros Canaveralejo in Cali, Colombia, Tuesday. (Jaime Saldarriaga/Reuters)


TWIN BLASTS: Suicide bombers detonated two bombs in Ramadi, Iraq, Wednesday, leaving behind blood and scorch marks near a provincial administration building. At least 23 people were killed in what might be an attempted assassination on the local governor. (Associated Press)


STEADY FLOW: Lava flowed from the crater of Mayon volcano in Legazpi, Philippines, Tuesday. About 50,000 have been evacuated to temporary housing since the volcano began erupting. (Bullit Marquez/Associated Press)


WAVING GOODBYE: Cheerful spectators waved as President Barack Obama and his family’s motorcade headed back to their Hawaii vacation home after spending time at Hanauma Bay Tuesday. (Jewel Samad/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)


SHOWGIRLS: Cabaret dancers performed at a gala celebrating Tropicana nightclub’s 70th anniversary in Havana Monday. (Franklin Reyes/Associated Press)


PRISON PERFORMANCE: From left to right, prison inmates Karim Rodriguez, Thais Isasi and Esther Moreno waited to dance during a theater skit in Lima, Peru, Tuesday. Visiting male prisoners performed their competition-winning “El Dengue” for the women. (Martin Mejia/Associated Press)


IN THE SLUMS: Rubina Ali, who acted as the young Latika in the Oscar-winning movie “Slumdog Millionaire,” looked around as her house was demolished in Mumbai Wednesday. Authorities say the house was illegally built. (Punit Paranjpe/Reuters)


CIVIL STRIFE: Protesters in support of the creation of the new Indian state of Telangana struggled with police officers during a demonstration in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday. (Krishnendu Halder/Reuters)


LEADING THE WAY: Cincinnati Bearcats interim head coach and offensive coordinator Jeff Quinn pointed the way at the start of football practice in Metairie, La., Tuesday. Cincinnati will play the Florida Gators in the Sugar Bowl on New Year’s Day. (Bill Haber/Associated Press)

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